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Vankana
[vaŋ.ka.ma]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 7 November 2018
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Vankama[view] Dzuyoòyànu cìndeleki djìmi zi vansandeki p'eye ga-Paèpaniìgiìni je ghitcikena!

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Language family relationships
[edit] [view] Adirakiya Shizuo (Godless Vankama)Spoken by subset of people living in the desert of the East. Notably lacks labial consonants.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
Velar
Nasal m m:   [n]1       [ŋ]2
Plosive p pʰ b bʰ   t d       k kʰ g gʰ
Fricative ɸ: β: f v s z ʃ ʒ     x x: ɣ ɣ:
Affricate     t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ      
Lateral flap     [ɺ]3        
Approximant         j w  
  1. allophone of /m/
  2. allophone of /m/
  3. allophone of /t/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Near-
back
Back
Close i i:     [u]1 [u:]2
Near-close   ɪ ɪ: [ʊ]3 [ʊ:]4  
Close-mid e e:     [o]5 [o:]6
Open-mid ɛ ɛ:     [ɔ]7 [ɔ:]8
Open a a:     [ɒ]9 [ɒ:]10
Polyphthongs [oʊ]11
  1. allophone of /i/
  2. allophone of /i:/
  3. allophone of /ɪ/
  4. allophone of /ɪ:/
  5. allophone of /e/
  6. allophone of /e:/
  7. allophone of /ɛ/
  8. allophone of /ɛ:/
  9. allophone of /a/
  10. allophone of /a:/
  11. allophone of /eɪ/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Vankama. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 VankamaOrthography [edit]
Aa/a/Àà[ɒ]Bb/b/B' b'/bʰ/BH bh/β:/Cc/ʃ/Dd/d/DJ dj/d͡ʒ/DZ dz/d͡z/Ee/e/Éé/ɛ:/
Èè/ɛ/Ff/f/Gg/g/G' g'/gʰ/G'H g'h/ɣ:/GH gh/ɣ/Ii/i/Ìì/ɪ/Jj/ʒ/Kk/k/K' k'/kʰ/
K'H k'h/x:/KH kh/x/Ll[ɺ], [ɺ]Mm/m:/Nn/m/, [n], [ŋ]Oo[o]Òò[ɔ]Óó[ɔ:]Pp/p/P' p'/pʰ/PH ph/ɸ:/
Ss/s/Tt/t/TC tc/t͡ʃ/TS ts/t͡s/Úú[ʊ:]Uu[u]Ùù[ʊ]Vv/v/Ww/w/Yy/j/Zz/z/
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