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Q.T. Lingua Franca [XAY]
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Typology New 3,785 words Q.T. Lingua Franca
Querlong
[kɚlɔŋ]*
Registered by 藤咲瑠奈 on 16 December 2018
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Q.T. Lingua Franca The Lingua Franca of Quer, a kind of non-human sentient being living on Rubaim, the largest moon of Zdon.

Grammatical features:
- VOS basic word order with VSO, SVO and OVS being alternatives
- Left-branching in nominal phrases with prenominal relative clauses
- Adpositions are prepositions and take inflections
- Bantu-like noun class system with corresponding agreements
- Three classes of possessions: alienable, inalienable and unpossessable
- Verb-like adjectives
- Polypersonal agreement on verbs
- Two level of past tenses
- Strong-weak distinction in the tense-aspect-mood inflection of verbs
- Ergative in verbal person agreements but neutral alignment on nouns and pronouns
- Octal counting system.
- Written in an abugida without an inherent vowel.
Sample of Q.T. Lingua Franca[view] ong mrochhob om kif nezif fov oyachni, kpa bkalon shod kmaingemd nivie.

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
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Latest vocabulary
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Sound samples in Q.T. Lingua Franca
Some sound samples of Q.T. Lingua Franca. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
zgmid va pmen, zg haid zmlied vezod.
I love her SO much. I hope she's my real mom.
us shos plos sho dvono yeh
The eyes are the mirror of the soul.
hai no liet no talong jov nov maimonum jo miezounum
A language is a dialect with an army and navy.
tkofnipernab shov chizni
the truth shall set you free
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
Alveolo-
palatal
PalatalVelarPharyngealGlottal
Nasal m   n     ɲ ŋ    
Plosive p b   t d     c ɟ k kʷ g    
Fricative [β]1 f v s z ʃ ʒ ɕ ʑ [ç]2 x [ʕ]3 [h]4
Affricate     t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ          
Lateral approximant     l            
Approximant           j      
Trill     r            
Flap     [ɾ]5            
Blends [jɨ]6 pf bv
  1. allophone of /b/
  2. allophone of /x/
  3. allophone of /g/
  4. allophone of /x/
  5. allophone of /d/
  6. allophone of /ɨ/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralBack
Close i   ɨ u
Near-close   ɪ    
Mid     [ə˞]1  
Open-mid ɛ     ɔ
Open       ɑ
  1. blends with coda /r/, allophone of /ɪ/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Q.T. Lingua Franca. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Q.T. Lingua FrancaOrthography
Aa
Aa
/ɑ/
AI ē
AI ai
/ɛ/
Bb
Bb
/b/
CH c
CH ch
/t͡ʃ/
Dd
Dd
/d/
Ee
Ee
/ɪ/
Ff
Ff
/f/
Gg
Gg
/g/
Hh
Hh
/x/
Ii
Ii
[jɨ]
IE ī
IE ie
/i/
Jj
Jj
/d͡ʒ/
Kk
Kk
/k/
Ll
Ll
/l/
Mm
Mm
/m/
Nn
Nn
/n/
NG ŋ
NG ng
/ŋ/
Oo
Oo
/ɔ/
OU ū
OU ou
/u/
Pp
Pp
/p/
QU w
QU qu
/kʷ/
Rr
Rr
/r/
Ss
Ss
/s/
SH x
SH sh
/ʃ/
Tt
Tt
/t/
Uu
Uu
/ɨ/
Vv
Vv
/v/
Yy
Yy
/j/
Zz
Zz
/z/
ZH ž
ZH zh
/ʒ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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    Typological information for Q.T. Lingua Franca

    Evidentiality distinctionsReportative (quotative etc)
    Morphosyntactic alignmentSplit Ergative
    Primary word orderVOS
    Relative clause headGapped
    Script typeAbugida

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