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Fransáes is a jokelang created by Caelen Selke-Minogue. It is intended to fix the French language because it sorely needs it. It fixes the abomination that is French spelling, and also changes the grammar to conform with the more intelligent languages of the world.



Labial Alveolar Post-Alveolar Palatal Velar Uvular
Plosive p /p/ b /b/ t /t/ d /d/ k /k/ g /g/
Fricative f /f/ v /v/ s /s/ z /z/ sh /ʃ/ zh /ʒ/ x /x/ rh /ʁ/
Nasal m /m/ n /n/ nn /ɲ/ ng /ŋ/
Tap/Flap r /r/
Approximant l /l/ j /j/


Front Middle Back
Close i /i/ u /u/
Close-mid ae /e/ ' /ə/ ou /o/
Open-Mid e /ɛ/ o /ɔ/
Open a /a/

Stress is always denoted by an acute (´). If stress occurs on a sound represented by two letters it is put on the first letter.

Syllable Structure

  • (C)(C)(C)V(C)(C)





Fransáes has fourteen grammatical cases: Nominative, Accusative, Vocative, Dative, Genitive, Instrumental, Comitative, Causal, Locative, Ablative, Sublative, Elative, Illative, Terminative and Temporal

Function Marking English example Francáes example
Nominative Subject of finite verb N/A "The cat eats" Lu sha monzh
Accusative Object of transitive verb -u "The cat eats rice" Lu sha monzh riu
Vocative Addressee -an "Hello, Jean!" Búnzhu, Zhánan!
Dative Indirect object; to -a "The cat eats rice under the table" Lu sha monzh riu su lu tablá
Genitive Possessor of noun; of -du "The leg of the table" Lu zhomb lu tablódu
Instrumental Means of performing a verb; using -(ut)ili "The cat eats rice using a fork" Lu sha monzh riu fushétili
Comitative Accompaniment to subject; with -av "The cat walks with the food"
Causal The reason for a verb; for -pu "The cat walks to the kitchen for rice" Lu sha mash lu kvísina rípu
Locative General physical position; by -pa "The cat eats by the table" Lu sha monzh lu tablópa
Ablative Movement from; from -dupvi "The cat walks away from the table" Lu sha mash lu tablódupvi
Sublative Movement toward; toward -ve "The cat walks toward the table" Lu sha mash lu tablóve
Elative Movement from; out of -duo "The cat walks out of the kitchen" Lu sha mash lu kvízinduo
Illative Movement toward; into -don "The cat walks into the kitchen" Lu sha mash lu kvízindon
Terminative Limit of; until -zhuska "The cat has until noon to eat" Lu sha a mídizhuska mónzhe
Temporal Location of time; at -on "The cat eats at eleven" Lu sha monzh únzon


Constituent order

Noun phrase

Verb phrase

Sentence phrase

Dependent clauses

Example texts

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