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Modern Standard Sutti [XST]
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Typology Progressing 4,854 words Modern Standard Sutti
Sutene Tokano
[sute̞ne̞ to̞käno̞]*
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 16 June 2017
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Modern Standard Sutti
In-world Information

The most widely spoken language(most populations are L2 speakers) and the lingua franca in the holocene era of Keton(the 8th world) since the 15th century.

Linguistic features


- SOV left branching
- postpositions instead of preposition
- Relatively simple phonological system with a moderately complex(maximal CVC) syllable structure, a standard five vowel system and a smaller consonant inventory
- Neutral alignment in colloquial form
- tense-based TAM(tense-aspect-mood) system on verbs

Meta information


A mostly priori diachronic language with some posteriori elements(e.g. the -stan suffix for “land”)
Sample of Modern Standard Sutti[view] nos hasko asmo foke

My cat hates water
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Latest vocabulary
reuhentonCallippic cycle
ventoncycle
ketonshaft
Language family relationships
Language treeGarric
 ⤷ Proto-Garric
  ⤷ Grassland Garric
   ⤷ Sweltic
    ⤷ North Sweltic
     ⤷ North Desert languages
      ⤷ Para-Keyot
       ⤷ Keyot
        ⤷  Old Sutti
         ⤷  Modern Standard Sutti
 
[edit] [view] Samanaro (Old Literary Style)The Old Literary Style is the variant of Modern Sutti that retains some archaic features that have ceased to be a part of the colloquial speech, mainly the use of the nominal cases.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m   n          
Plosive p   t       k  
Fricative [ɸ]1 f s ʃ [ç]2   x [h]3
Affricate     t͡s t͡ʃ        
Lateral approximant     l          
Approximant   ʋ     j [ʍ]4    
Trill     r          
  1. used in some dialects, allophone of /f/
  2. allophone of /x/
  3. word-initial, allophone of /x/
  4. used in some dialects, allophone of /f/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i   u
Mid  
Open   ä  
Polyphthongs e̞i e̞u o̞u äi äu o̞i
Syllable Structure(C)V(C), no words can start or end with consonant clusters; besides all words must end in either a vowel or a coronal consonant.

Up to two consonants can occur between vowels, the first consonant of an intervocalic cluster is either a nasal, a liquid or /s/; the second consonant of an intervocalic cluter is usually a plosive, affricate, and occasionally nasals.
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Modern Standard Sutti. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Modern Standard SuttiOrthography [edit]
ア・
Aa
/ä/
CH ch
/t͡ʃ/
エ・
Ee
/e̞/
Ff
/f/
Hh
/x/
イ・
Ii
/i/
Kk
/k/
ㄌ・
Ll
/l/
Mm
/m/
ン・
Nn
/n/
オ・
Oo
/o̞/
Pp
/p/
ㄖ・
Rr
/r/
ㄙ・
Ss
/s/
ㄉ・
Tt
/t/
ウ・
Uu
/u/
Vv
/ʋ/
Xx
/ʃ/
Yy
/j/
Zz
/t͡s/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
    Typological information for Modern Standard Sutti

    Morphosyntactic alignmentNeutral
    Noun head-directionalityHead final
    Primary word orderSOV
    Syllable structureModerate (CVC max)
    Verb head-directionalityHead final

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