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Zyolra
Zyolra
['ɮo̞lɾ.ä]
Registered by Zyolra on 29 June 2016
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Zyolra Zyolra is an artistic conlang whose purpose is to provide means for beautiful and concise conveying of information.
It is an a priori language, which means absolutely nothing has been taken from another language (note that this doesn't mean that there won't be any similarities, as it is natural among the world's natural languages).

It is agglutinative, presents a tripartite (absolutive-ergative-acusative) alignment and has a head-marking VSO structure with a vastly free order (even in terms of settings of subordinate clauses).
It distinguishes flexion and derivation. Derivation consists of conversion, morpheme-adding and composition and is achieved exclusively by suffixation. Flexion is both prefixed and suffixed.

Phonology is straightforward with few consonant clusters and vowels never appearing together (no diphthongs).
There are 30 consonants (plosives distinguished by aspiration and voicing, fricatives only by voicing and liquids by emphasis).
There are 20 vowels (distinguished by length and palatalisation).

Syllables respond to the archetype CCVCC, but the only compulsory part is the vowel and one consonant to either side of it.
Accent is fixed on each word's root and it is stressed, alternatively ocurring as a raising in pitch.
There is no tone.
Sample of ZyolraCan't find any yet.
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
VelarUvularGlottalOther
Nasal m     ŋ      
Plosive p pʰ b t̪ t̪ʰ     k kʰ g ɢ̌1 ʔ2  
Fricative ɸ β θ ð s z ʃ ʒ x ɣ      
Lateral approximant     l         ɫ
Lateral fricative     ɬ ɮ          
Trill     r     ʀ    
Flap     ɾ          
  1. This sound is actually a uvular tap. Thus due to restrictions in display settings.
  2. It appears between vowels when there is no iotation to distinguish syllables boundaries.
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i ʲi ʲi: i:   u ʲu ʲu: u:
Mid e̞ ʲe̞ ʲe̞: e̞: ə1 o̞ ʲo̞ ʲo̞: o̞:
Open   ä ʲä ʲä: ä:  
  1. Not a phoneme, like the glottal stop. It appears between roots in word derivation by composition.
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Zyolra. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 ZyolraOrthography
-/ə/1Aa/ä/Àà/ʲä/Áá/ä:/Ââ/ʲä:/Èè/ʲe̞/Éé/e̞:/Êê/ʲe̞:/Ìì/ʲi/Íí/i:/Îî/ʲi:/
Òò/ʲo̞/Óó/o̞:/Ôô/ʲo̞:/Ùù/ʲu/Úú/u:/Ûû/ʲu:/Bb/b/Cc/ʃ/CY cy/ʒ/Dd/d̪/Ee/e̞/
Ff/ɸ/FY fy/β/Gg/g/Hh/ɢ̌/2HY hy/ʀ/Ii/i/Kk/k/KY ky/kʰ/Ll/l/LY ly/ɫ/Mm/m/
Nn/n̪/Oo/o̞/Pp/p/PY py/pʰ/Qq/ŋ/Rr/ɾ/RY ry/r/Ss/s/SY sy/z/Tt/t̪/TY ty/t̪ʰ/
Uu/u/Vv/θ/VY vy/ð/Xx/x/XY xy/ɣ/Zz/ɬ/ZY zy/ɮ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. Not a phoneme, like the glottal stop. It appears between roots in word derivation by composition.
  2. This sound is actually a uvular tap. Thus due to restrictions in display settings.
Typological information for Zyolra

Primary word orderVSO
Noun numbersSingular/Paucal/Plural
Animacy distinctionsAnimate/Inanimate
Morphological typologyOligosynthetic
Morphosyntactic alignmentTripartite

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