Æ

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Æ
jarb-jarb Æ
Pronunciation[/jaˁʱjaˁʱ ɛ/]
Created byIlL, Praimhín
SettingVerse:Tricin
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Æ /ɛ/ eh (native: jarb-jarb Æ /jaˁʱjaˁʱ ɛ/ 'Æ words'; Windermere: cduay Ä) is a minority Lakovic language spoken in Bjeheond. It's inspired by Danish.

Phonology

Consonants

p t tj k f s h m n ng l zj r v j /p t c k f s x m n ŋ l ɹ ʀ v j/

Vowels

Æ vowels
Front Central Back
unrounded rounded
plain phar. plain phar. plain phar. plain phar.
Close i /i/ ir /iˤ/ u /ɨ/ ur /ɨˤ/ ů /u/ ůr /uˤ/
Close-mid e /e/ er /eˤ/ ø /øˤ/ o /o/ or /oˤ/
Open æ /ɛ/ ær /ɛˤ/ æ̊ /œ/ æ̊r, ør /œˤ/ a /a/ ar /aˤ/ å /ɔ/ år /ɔˤ/

Tones

Æ has four register phonations or tones:

Æ tones
Spelling Tone Example IPA Meaning
unmarked modal hæ̊ /hœ/ echo
s stød (weak glottalization) hæ̊s /hœˀ/ steep
b breathy hæ̊b /hœʱ/ to stretch
g checked (strong glottalization) hæ̊g /hœʔ/ to make a mistake

Morphology

"erhua" (pharyngealization) is sometimes used to nominalize verbs (from PLak *s) or form passives/intransitive verbs (from PLak *r) from transitive ones.