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Alsora Sector Common
Thos·ii es Al·sor·ə es
[θɔs.i: ɛs æl.sɔɹ.ə ɛs]
Registered by pachelbel on 26 June 2018
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Alsora Sector Common Alsora Common (Thos·ii es Al·sor·ə es = held_in_common ABLAblative (case)
away from
Alsora ABLAblative (case)
away from
) is the official lingua franca of the Alsora Sector, and a member of the Galactic Common language family.

Free word order, lots of circumfixes (circumpositions and case/POS markers), no verb tense or voice.

Fluid-S alignment replaces verb voice: passive constructions are expressed by putting the intransitive argument in the accusative case. Some verbs normally use this construction for an intransitive, active meaning, and then the usual active construction as their causative.

A word can be any part of speech depending on the circumfixes around it.

Syllables are separated with · in writing, because syllable breaks determine where the stress falls, which can be the only difference between two words with different meanings. For example, thos·ii ("common property") is pronounced with stress on the first syllable, while tho·sii ("meteor") is pronounced with stress on the second syllable.

half of the swearwords are straight up stolen from russian because it's a good cussing language. there's not really an in universe reason behind this
Sample of Alsora Sector Common[view] Aan kis i fos kis. Fos xhoo bvut.

Do or do not. There is no try.
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Latest vocabulary
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Language family relationships
Language treeGalactic Common
 ⤷ Proto-Common
  ⤷  Alsora Sector Common
 
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Key characteristics:
- Reversing the syllable order in a word makes its opposite/antonym
- No irregular verbs
- Some phonological differences
- Stricter word order than standard Common
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottalOther
Nasal m m̩ [ɱ]1 [n̪]2 n n̩           ŋ ŋ̩ [ɴ]3    
Plosive p b [p̪]4 [b̪]5 [t̪]6 [d̪]7 t d           k g [q]8 [ɢ]9    
Fricative [ɸ]10 [β]11 f v θ ð s s̩ z z̩           x ɣ [χ]12 [ʁ]13 h  
Affricate [pɸ]14 [bβ]15 p̪f b̪v t̪θ d̪ð t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ   [t͡ɕ]16 [d͡ʑ]17     k͡x g͡ɣ [q͡χ]18 [ɢʁ]19    
Lateral approximant       l                 ɫ̩
Approximant       ɹ       j [w]20        
Trill ʙ̬ ʙ̥     [r]21 r̩             [ʀ̩]22    
Flap       [ɾ]23                  
Click       [ǃ]24   (‼)       [ʞ]25      
Implosive [ɓ]26     [ɗ]27           [ɠ]28      
  1. allophone of /m/
  2. allophone of /n/
  3. allophone of /ŋ/
  4. allophone of /p/
  5. allophone of /b/
  6. allophone of /t/
  7. allophone of /d/
  8. allophone of /k/
  9. allophone of /g/
  10. allophone of /v/
  11. allophone of /f/
  12. allophone of /χ/
  13. allophone of /ɣ/
  14. allophone of /p̪f/
  15. allophone of /b̪v/
  16. allophone of /t͡ʃ/
  17. allophone of /d͡ʒ/
  18. allophone of /k͡x/
  19. allophone of /g͡ɣ/
  20. allophone of /ɹ/
  21. allophone of /ɹ/
  22. allophone of /r̩/
  23. allophone of /ɹ/
  24. allophone of /t/
  25. allophone of /k/
  26. allophone of /b/
  27. allophone of /d/
  28. allophone of /g/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close [i]1 i: [y]2 y:       [u]3 u:
Near-close   ɪ ʏ   ʊ  
Close-mid [e]4 e:       [o]5 o:
Mid     ə    
Open-mid ɛ       ɔ
Near-open æ        
Open [a]6 a:       [ɒ]7
Polyphthongs [ɛɪ]8 [ʏɪ]9 [ɔu]10 [ɒu]11 [aɪ]12 ai [ɒi]13 [ɔi]14
  1. allophone of /ɪ/
  2. allophone of /ʏ/
  3. allophone of /ʊ/
  4. allophone of /ɛ/
  5. allophone of /ɔ/
  6. allophone of /æ/
  7. allophone of /ɔ/
  8. allophone of /e:/
  9. allophone of /y:/
  10. allophone of /o:/
  11. allophone of /o:/
  12. allophone of /ai/
  13. allophone of /ai/
  14. allophone of /ai/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Alsora Sector Common. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Alsora Sector CommonOrthography
Aa/æ/AA aa/a:/AI ai/ai/Bb/b/BR br/ʙ̬/BV bv/b̪v/Cc/t͡s/CH ch/t͡ʃ/Dd/d/DDH ddh/d̪ð/
DH dh/ð/Ee/ɛ/EE ee/e:/Əə/ə/Ff/f/Gg/g/GGH ggh/g͡ɣ/GH gh/ɣ/Hh/h/Ii/ɪ/
II ii/i:/Jj/j/Kk/k/KH kh/x/KKH kkh/k͡x/Ll/l/LL ll/ɫ̩/Mm/m/MM mm/m̩/Nn/n/, [n̪]
NG ng/ŋ/NN nn/n̩/NNG nng/ŋ̩/Oo/ɔ/OO oo/o:/Pp/p/PF pf/p̪f/PR pr/ʙ̥/Rr/ɹ/, [r]RR rr/r̩/
Ss/s/SS ss/s̩/Tt/t/TH th/θ/TT tt/‼/1TTH tth/t̪θ/Uu/ʊ/UU uu/u:/Vv/v/Ww[w]
Xx/d͡z/XH xh/d͡ʒ/Yy/ʏ/YY yy/y:/Zz/z/ZZ zz/z̩/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. loan words only
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
Fluid-S in Alsoran Common (Updated)
which case is an intransitive verb's patient?
01-Sep-19 22:53
reduplication in XAS
uses/meanings of it
28-Aug-19 22:17
Personal Pronouns in XAS 07-Jun-19 18:25
Typological information for Alsora Sector Common

Morphosyntactic alignmentFluid-S
Primary word orderNo set order
Marked tense (verb)No marked tense

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