Cháwita

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Cháwita
Cháwita
Progress: 80%
Type
Agglutinative
Alignment
Nominative-accusative
Head direction
Initial Mixed Final
Primary word order
Subject-verb-object
Tonal
No
Declensions
Yes
Conjugations
Yes
Genders
None
Nouns decline according to...
Case Number
Definiteness Gender
Verbs conjugate according to...
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect

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Background

Cháwita was designed to be the ancient language of a specific conworld I wanted to make. Since the conworld would be based around Cháwita, I first had to design this conlang to a working extent. As that isn't done yet, I still haven't made made anypart of the conworld.


Phonology

Consonants

Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Palatal Velar Uvular Glottal
Nasal m n ɲ
Plosive p b t d k g q
Fricative ɸ β f v θ ð s z ʃ ʒ x χ h
Approximant j ɰ
Flap or tap ɾ
Trill r
Lateral app. l
Affricate p̪͡f t͡θ t͡s t͡ʃ d͡ʒ
Lateral Aff. t͡ɬ
Continuant ɧ ɥ w

Vowels

Front Central Back
Close i u
Mid
Open ä

Orthography

A B Bh C Ch D Dh E F G Gh H I J L M N Ñ O P Ph Pf Q Qh Qsh R Rr S Sh T Th Ts Tsh Tth Tl U V W X Y Yh Z Zh
ä b β k x d ð f g ɰ h i d͡ʒ l m n ɲ p ɸ p̪͡f q χ ɧ ɾ r s ʃ t θ t͡s t͡ʃ t͡θ t͡ɬ u v w ks j ɥ z ʒ

Stress

Cháwita follows a very basic stress pattern, where the stress always falls on the penultimate syllable. When there is an irregular stress, an accent mark is used. The acute accent is used with unrounded vowels [a, e, i], while the grave accent is used with rounded ones [o, u].

Grammar

Morphology

Syntax