Kirkkaselmörr

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Kirkkaselmörr (/ˈkiɹkˌkaçˁəlˌmøɹ/ lit. "east sea language"; from *kiḻakku-kaṭal-moḻi) is a Dravidian language spoken in Lõis's Malaysia. It is inspired by an older draft of Ancient Wiebian ("Wiobian") which was inspired by German, English and Khmer.


Introduction

Phonology

Orthography

Consonants

  Labial Dental/Alv. Medial Palatal Velar
Nasal m /m/ n /n̪/ /ɳ~ɲˁ/ nj /ɲ/ ng /ŋ/
Plosive p /p/ t /t̪/ z /ʈ~cˁ/ k /k/
Fricative f /f/ þ /θ/, ß /s/ s /ʂ~çˁ/, zs /ʈʂ~cçˁ/ ch /x/
Trill ŕ /r~ɾ/
Approximant central w /w/ r /ɹ~ɻ/ j /j/
lateral l /l̪/

Vowels

Front Central Back
unrounded rounded
short long short long short long short long
Close i /i/ i /iː/ ü /y/ ü /yː/ u /u/ u /uː/
Close-mid e /e/ e /eː/ ö /ø/ ö /øː/ e /ə/ o /o/ o /oː/
Open-mid ä /ɛ/ ä /ɛː/
Open a /a/ a /aː/

Not all vowels really have phonemic length.

Diphthongs: ei ie uo üö /ɛɪ iə uə yə/

Prosody

Stress

Intonation

Phonotactics

Morphophonology

Morphology

Syntax

Constituent order

Noun phrase

Verb phrase

Sentence phrase

Dependent clauses

Example texts

Other resources