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Lucian
Luk
[lˠuk]*
Registered by Наток Маркс on 24 May 2019
Language type Mixed
Species Human/humanoid
About Lucian A language spoken in a group of island known as the Lucian Islands.

Cases: 8 - Nominative, Genitive, Dative, Accusative, Locative, Instrumental, Partitive, Ablative.
Nominal Genders: 3 - Masculine, Feminine, Neuter.
Grammatical Numbers: 2 - Singular and Plural.
Verbal Moods: 5 - Indicative, Imperative, Conditional, Infinitive.
Verbal Aspects: 2 - Imperfect and Perfect.
Marked Tenses: 3 - Imperfect Past, Present, Future (Perfect if a compound structure).
Primary Word Order: SOV
Orthography: Phonetic.
Syllable Structure: V, CV, VC, CVC. Any consonant can be in the onset. Clusters are rare and only three clusters are allowed [pɬ], [t̪ɬ] and [kɬ]. Codas are limited to [p], [t̪], [k], [m], [n̪], [w] and [j].
Sample of Lucian[view] Bejþa þuči þaðerašašun banlatъ.

Her wife is reading a newspaper.
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Latest vocabulary
Language family relationships
Language treeProto-Laichosian
 ⤷  Proto-Laichosian
  ⤷ Old East Laichosian
   ⤷ Old Lucian
    ⤷  Lucian
[view] About Proto-LaichosianA language family that, whose daughters are spoken throughout the world.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarRetroflexPalatalLabio-
velar
Velar
Nasal m            
Plosive p b           k g
Fricative   (f) θ ð s z ʂ ʐ     x
Affricate       t͡s ʈʂ      
Lateral approximant              
Lateral fricative       [ɬ]1        
Approximant           j w  
Trill       r        
  1. allophone of /lˠ/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i [y]1 [ɨ]2 u
Close-mid     o
Mid   ə  
Open-mid ɛ [œ]3    
Near-open [æ]4    
Open     ɑ
  1. allophone of /u/
  2. allophone of /i/
  3. allophone of /o/
  4. allophone of /ɑ/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Lucian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 LucianOrthography
Aa/ɑ/Bb/b/Cc/t͡s/Dd/d̪/Ee/ɛ/Ff/f/1Gg/g/Hh/x/Ii/i/Jj/j/
Kk/k/Ll/lˠ/Mm/m/Nn/n̪/Oo/o/Pp/p/Rr/r/Ss/s/Tt/t̪/Uu/u/
Ww/w/Zz/z/Ðð/ð/Þþ/θ/Čč/ʈʂ/Šš/ʂ/Žž/ʐ/Ъъ/ə/
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  1. loan words only
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
Verbs
Verbs
23-Jun-19 00:27
Pronouns
Pronouns
09-Jun-19 16:17
Typological information for Lucian

Double negativesObligatory
Negation markingAdverb
Stress marked?No

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