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Voslia [VSA]
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Typology Progressing 165 words
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Registered by Vossie on 31 March 2018
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersVoslia is spoken by a population of around 1,000,000 .
Species Human/humanoid
About Voslia In 2014, I was in love with the Czech language, so I created a language that I called Voslia. But, it wasn't the Voslia you're looking at the page of at this very moment. No. Now called "Old Voslia"; the Voslia I created died due to impractability. Allow me to explain. As the language expanded, problems began to rise. After a while, I was using characters in my orthography based on how they looked, regardless of whether the sound I wanted to represent was already in the language or not. I had no knowledge of IPA so that didn't help matters. Eventually, the entire Conlang stopped being worked on.

Around 2015 or so, I created a replacement; New Voslia! At present, Voslia has about 1800 words. It has relatively simple and naturalistic grammar. The phonology was heavily inspired by Spanish since it's the only language that isn't English I can speak and can speak at least decently. Unlike Old Voslia, I didn't want to experiment too much with Voslia because I didn't want another lingustic apocalypse on my hands.

Some of its neat features include:
- Pronoun dropping. Whenever a pronoun is the subject of a verb, it isn't needed as the verb conjugation implies what the person is. Voslia has only 2 aspects; perfect, and habitual. Every verb in Voslia is regular; mostly thanks to the syllable structure.

- Voslia stems are very important. A verb's stem is also its participle for use in the perfect aspect, and in certain cases like ability to do something.

- Object pronouns are like Spanish's but more accessible. Like in Spanish, Voslia verbs can have object pronouns attached to them. But UNLIKE Spanish, pronouns can become suffixes regardless of tense, person, number, or aspect.
Sample of Voslia[view] Caseta Vosadede.

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Language family relationships
Language treeVoslius
 ⤷  Voslia
Nasal m     n   ɲ    
Plosive p b     t d     k g  
Fricative   f v θ s ʒ   [x]1 h
Affricate       t͡s t͡ʃ      
Lateral approximant       l        
Approximant       ɹ   j    
Trill       r        
Click     ǀ          
  1. allophone of /h/
Close i i: u u:
Close-mid   o
Open a a: [ɑ]1 [ɑ:]2
  1. allophone of /a/
  2. allophone of /a:/
Syllable StructureCV (purely)
Stress informationPenultimate
OtherIn a plural noun, the "-a" is reduced. (i.e. sakado = bird; sakadosa = birds) but "sakadosa" is pronounced as if it was spelled "sakados".
Below is the orthography for Voslia. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
Kk/k/Gg/g/CH ch/t͡ʃ/Jj/ʒ/Ññ/ɲ/RR rr/r/NG ng/ǀ/Tt/t/TH th/θ/Dd/d/Nn/n/
Pp/p/PH ph/f/Bb/b/Vv/v/Mm/m/Yy/j/Rr/ɹ/Ll/l/Ss/s/Hh/h/, [x]Aa/a/, [ɑ]
AA aa/a:/, [ɑ:]Ii/i/II ii/i:/Uu/u/UU uu/u:/Ee/eɪ/AI ai/aɪ/Oo/o/AU au/aʊ/
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    Typological information for Voslia

    Definite articleAffix used
    Fixed stress locationPenultimate
    Indefinite articleAffix used
    Morphological typologyFusional
    Noun-adjective orderNoun first

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