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Yskáijan
Ģås Yskaija
[ɟɔs‿ˈy̹skɞɪjə]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 13 July 2019
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Yskáijan Yskáijan is a split-ergative strongly head-initial language written top-down and left-right. It is spoken in Yskáija and northern Éiekáija.
Sample of Yskáijan[view] Nydúom ģus cu dúa dýpe ṭa sønnen e gai.

He sees a man with his dog by the stream.
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Latest vocabulary
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvular
Nasal m n   ɲ      
Plosive p pʼ b t tʼ d   [c]1 [ɟ]2   k kʼ g q
Fricative   s [sʼ]3 z ɕ ʑ     x ɣ  
Affricate   t͡s [t͡sʼ]4 d͡z t͡ɕ [t͡ɕʼ]5 d͡ʑ        
Lateral approximant   l   ʎ      
Approximant       j w    
Trill   r          
Flap   ɾ          
  1. allophone of /x/
  2. allophone of /ɣ/
  3. allophone of /s/
  4. allophone of /t͡s/
  5. allophone of /t͡ɕ/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i y [y̙]1       [ɯ]2 u
Near-close   ɪ ʏ   ʊ  
Close-mid e ø       [ɤ]3 o
Mid     ə    
Open-mid     [ɞ]4   ɔ
Open a ɶ        
  1. allophone of /y/
  2. allophone of /u/
  3. allophone of /o/
  4. allophone of /a/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Yskáijan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 YskáijanOrthography
a
a
/a/
å
å
/ɔ/
b
b
/b/
c
c
/ɕ/
d
d
/d/
e
e
/ə/
é
é
/e/
g
g
/g/
ģ
ģ
[ɟ]
h
h
/ɣ/
i
i
/ɪ/
í
í
/i/
j
j
/j/
/kʼ/
k
k
/k/
ķ
ķ
[c]
l
l
/l/
ļ
ļ
/ʎ/
m
m
/m/
ņ
ņ
/ɲ/
n
n
/n/
o
o
/o/
/pʼ/
p
p
/p/
q
q
/q/
r
r
/r/
s
s
/s/
/tʼ/
t
t
/t/
u
u
/ɶ/, /ʊ/
ú
ú
/u/
w
w
/w/
x
x
/x/
y
y
/ʏ/
ý
ý
/y/
z
z
/z/
ź
ź
/ʑ/
ø
ø
/ø/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    Typological information for Yskáijan

    Inclusive/exclusive pronounsDistinct forms
    Morphosyntactic alignmentErgative/Absolutive
    Noun head-directionalityHead initial

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