Justin Wieber

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Introduction

Justin Wieber is intended as a parody of Ancient Wiebian (e.g. more click phonemes).


Phonology

Orthography

Consonants

Justin Wieber consonants
Labial Alveolar Palatal Velar Uvular Glottal
Click voiceless /kʘ/, k! /k!/, /kǀ/, /ɡǁ/, /kǂ/
voiced /ŋʘ~ɡʘ/, g! /ŋ!~ɡ!/, /ŋǀ~ɡǀ/, /ɡǁ/, /ŋǂ~ɡǂ/
Nasal m /m/ n /n/ ng /ŋ/
Plosive voiceless p /p/ t /t/ k, ck /k/ /ʔ-/
voiced b /b/ d /d/ g /ɡ/
Fricative voiceless f /f/ ß /s/, sch /ʃ/ ch /ç/ ch [χ] h /h/
voiced w /v/ s /z~ʃ~s/
Affricate pf /pf/ z, tz /ts/
Trill r [r] r /ʀ/
Approximant l /l/ j /j/

Vowels

Lifted from Standard German.

Prosody

Lifted from Standard German.

Stress

Lifted from Standard German.

Intonation

Lifted from Standard German.

Phonotactics

Morphophonology

Morphology

Syntax

Constituent order

Noun phrase

Verb phrase

Sentence phrase

Dependent clauses

Example texts

Kxǂ’auǁʼein
/ˈkxǂ’aʊ̯ǁʼaɪ̯n/

Other resources