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Ekleya
Ëhjeja sa Naisl
[eʲɛʱʲa aˢ ãiɪˢ]*
Registered by Elunia on 15 April 2018
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
About Ekleya Ekleya ëhjeja (self language) or Ëhje sa Naisl sa Syhi Ëhje sa naisl sa syhi. /eʲɛʱ aˢ ãiɪˢ aˢ ɨˢiʱ/ (language of East Is land) is consonant-less language of the Is region. It has:
  • 14 base vowels + 6 iotified variants
  • 4 vowel types (8 if we include iotified), resulting in 80 distinct vowels
  • VSOV sentence structure (2nd V is tense marker)
  • Analitic lexical structure
  • 0 consonants (informally 4 non-distinct consonants)
  • Words for question and exclamation mark: "ni" and "jo" respectively


Note: the translations before 28 August 2020 are out of date. The vocabulary has significantly changed to this date.
Sample of Ekleya[view] Üho ji a ja i nve jo.

You've killed me!
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Latest vocabulary
juhjihuadjindependent
uäjaadjfree
ëüsjavrule
Language family relationships
Language treeIsic
 ⤷ Ayahase Is
  ⤷ West Is
   ⤷ Ykalan Isic
    ⤷  Ekleya
[view] About IsicFamily represent the group of languages in the Is land. Most of the languages of this family have few consonants and large number of vowels and are analytic.
Phonology
ConsonantsThis table is empty.
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralBack
Close i iʱ ʲiʱ ʲi ʲĩ ʲiˢ ĩ iˢ y yʱ ỹ yˢ   ɨ ɨʱ ɨ̃ ɨˢ ʉ ʉʱ ʉ̃ ʉˢ u uʱ ʲuʱ ʲu ʲũ ʲuˢ ũ uˢ
Near-close   ɪ ɪʱ ɪ̃ ɪˢ    
Close-mid e eʱ ẽ eˢ ø øʱ ø̃ øˢ   ɵ ɵʱ ɵ̃ ɵˢ o oʱ ʲoʱ ʲo ʲõ ʲoˢ õ oˢ
Open-mid ɛ ɛʱ ʲɛʱ ʲɛ ʲɛ̃ ʲɛˢ ɛ̃ ɛˢ      
Near-open æ æʱ æ̃ æˢ      
Open a aʱ ʲaʱ ʲa ʲã ʲaˢ ã aˢ     ɒ ɒʱ ʲɒʱ ʲɒ ʲɒ̃ ʲɒˢ ɒ̃ ɒˢ
Syllable StructureV (any vowel after any vowel since there are no consonants)
OtherUnlike in many other languages vowel modifications (nasalization, breath, sibilation) appear slightly before the vowel sound itself. They may even become consonants (happens in some dialects and will happen in descendant languages), but the quality is not distinct enough to actually call them consonants.
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Ekleya. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 EkleyaOrthography
a
a
/a/
ä
ä
/æ/
å
å
/ɒ/
e
e
/ɛ/
ë
ë
/e/
i
i
/i/
l
l
/ɪ/
y
y
/ɨ/
o
o
/o/
q
ø
/ɵ/
ö
ö
/ø/
u
u
/u/
v
v
/ʉ/
ü
ü
/y/
ja
ja
/ʲa/
/ʲɒ/
je
je
/ʲɛ/
ji
ji
/ʲi/
jo
jo
/ʲo/
ju
ju
/ʲu/
ha
ha
/aʱ/
/æʱ/
/ɒʱ/
he
he
/ɛʱ/
/eʱ/
hi
hi
/iʱ/
hl
hl
/ɪʱ/
hy
hy
/ɨʱ/
ho
ho
/oʱ/
hq
/ɵʱ/
/øʱ/
hu
hu
/uʱ/
hv
hv
/ʉʱ/
/yʱ/
hja
hja
/ʲaʱ/
hjå
hjå
/ʲɒʱ/
hje
hje
/ʲɛʱ/
hji
hji
/ʲiʱ/
hjo
hjo
/ʲoʱ/
hju
hju
/ʲuʱ/
na
na
/ã/
/æ̃/
/ɒ̃/
ne
ne
/ɛ̃/
/ẽ/
ni
ni
/ĩ/
nl
nl
/ɪ̃/
ny
ny
/ɨ̃/
no
no
/õ/
nq
/ɵ̃/
/ø̃/
nu
nu
/ũ/
nv
nv
/ʉ̃/
/ỹ/
nja
nja
/ʲã/
njå
njå
/ʲɒ̃/
nje
nje
/ʲɛ̃/
nji
nji
/ʲĩ/
njo
njo
/ʲõ/
nju
nju
/ʲũ/
sa
sa
/aˢ/
/æˢ/
/ɒˢ/
se
se
/ɛˢ/
/eˢ/
si
si
/iˢ/
sl
sl
/ɪˢ/
sy
sy
/ɨˢ/
so
so
/oˢ/
sq
/ɵˢ/
/øˢ/
su
su
/uˢ/
sv
sv
/ʉˢ/
/yˢ/
sja
sja
/ʲaˢ/
sjå
sjå
/ʲɒˢ/
sje
sje
/ʲɛˢ/
sji
sji
/ʲiˢ/
sjo
sjo
/ʲoˢ/
sju
sju
/ʲuˢ/
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    Typological information for Ekleya

    Fixed stress locationInitial
    Primary word orderVSO
    ToneNo phonemic tone
    Vowel phonationModal and breathy

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