Ixhosahedron

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Introduction

Ixhosahedron (pronounced "icosahedron"), or M-Neck Thai, is a mirror counterpart to Neck Thai, spoken in M-Hussmauch. It is intended to be Xhosa gibberish without clicks.


Phonology

Consonants

  • Ixh. t ~ M-RL t
  • Ixh. tʃ ~ M-RL ʈ, ʈʂ
  • Ixh. tʲ ~ M-RL tɕ
  Labial Dental/Alveolar Postalveolar Velar Glottal
central lateral
Plosive tenuis/ejective p /pʼ/ t /tʼ/ ty /t̠ʲʼ/ k /kʼ/
aspirated ph /pʰ/ th /tʰ/ tyh /t̠ʲʰ/ kh /kʰ/
slack voice b /b̥ʱ/ d /d̥ʱ/ dy /d̠̥ʲʱ/ g /ɡ̊ʱ/
Affricate ejective ts /tsʼ/ tsh /t̠ʃʼ/ kr /kxʼ/
aspirated ths /tsʰ/ thsh /t̠ʃʰ/
slack voice dz /d̥zʱ/ j /d̠̥ʒʱ/
Fricative voiceless f /f/ s /s/ hl /ɬ/ sh /ʃ/ rh /x/ h /h/
slack voice v /v̤/ z /z̤/ dl /ɮ̈/ zh /ʒ̈/ gr /ɣ̈/ hh /ɦ/
Nasal fully voiced m /m/ n /n/ ny /n̠ʲ/ ng’ /ŋ/
slack voice mh /m̤/ nh /n̤/ nyh /n̤ʲ/ ngh /ŋ̈/
Approximant fully voiced l /l/ y /j/ w /w/
slack voice lh /l̤/ yh /j̈/ wh /w̤/

Vowels

Orthography

Consonants

Vowels

Prosody

Stress

Intonation

Phonotactics

Morphophonology

Morphology

Syntax

Constituent order

Noun phrase

Verb phrase

Sentence phrase

Dependent clauses

Example texts

Other resources