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Yomi
Yomyó
[jomjo:]*
Registered by Jared on 17 June 2020
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersYomi is spoken in Sukun, Yomi.
Species Human/humanoid
About Yomi
  • Hierarchical, split-ergative, verb-final word order.
  • Location and direction are marked on the verb.
    • Na kesyó ła mú-ha-né. "He's coming from beyond that (far away) lake."

  • Verbs are marked for the subject and frequently incorporate objects.
  • Certain nouns require a classifier specified on the verb
    • Han nuchú-i-nga. "I caught a small animal."

Sample of Yomi[view] Thén ge chána go ktomué.

The person who will work will eat.
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Latest vocabulary
-Vyuaffadjectiviser
-muéadpconditional marker
chánavwork
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m m:   n n:       ŋ ŋ:  
Plosive b   t tʰ d       k kʰ g ʔ
Fricative   f v s z [ɕ]1 [ʑ]2     x  
Affricate     t͡s t͡sʰ [t͡ɕ]3        
Lateral approximant     l l:          
Lateral fricative     ɬ          
Approximant         j j: w w:    
  1. _iV|_jV, allophone of /s/
  2. _iV|_jV, allophone of /z/
  3. _iV|_jV, allophone of /t͡s/
VowelsFrontBack
Close i i: u u:
Close-mid e e: o o:
Open   ɑ ɑ:
Syllable Structure(C)(C)V(V)(:)(C)
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Yomi. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 YomiOrthography
Aa/ɑ/Áá/ɑ:/Éé/e:/Íí/i:/Óó/o:/Úú/u:/Bb/b/Cc/t͡s/, [t͡ɕ]1CH ch/t͡sʰ/Dd/d/Ee/e/
Ff/f/Gg/g/Hh/x/Ii/i/Kk/k/KH kh/kʰ/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/NG ng/ŋ/Oo/o/
Ss/s/, [ɕ]2Tt/t/TH th/tʰ/Uu/u/Vv/v/Ww/w/Xx/ʔ/Yy/j/Zz/z/, [ʑ]3Łł/ɬ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. _iV|_jV
  2. _iV|_jV
  3. _iV|_jV
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