Tsăloșian

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Tsăloșian
Created by IlL
Setting Verse:Tricin
Language family
Lakovic
Writing system Windermere script
ISO 639-3

Tsăloșian is a minority Lakovic language of Bjeheond. Inspirations: Backwards Khmer, Estonian, Arabic

  • àdòn "one" > audn
  • ùrat "two" > ort
  • tsiw "three" > tsiu
  • mšàk "four" > mešk
  • mǜc "five" > müüc
  • dak "six" > dak
  • àbòt "seven" > aubt
  • słeb "eight" > siłb
  • ʔlòy "nine" > oli
  • tap "ten" > tap
  • suyàw "eleven" > suju
  • srük "twelve" > sürk

Diachronics

Tsăloșian generalized the CVCC ablaut pattern instead of generalizing the CCVC ablaut pattern like Windermere did.

Syllabic l, r > il, ir as in Baltic

Phonology

Consonants

Labial Dental Domed Palatal Velar Laryngeal
Nasal m /m/ n /n/ ŋ /ŋ/
Plosive voiced b /b/ d /d/ g /ɡ/
voiceless p /p/ t /t/ k /k/ ʔ /ʔ/
Affricate c /t͡s/ č /t͡ʃ/
Fricative s /s/ š /ʃ/ h /h/
Resonant w /w/ l /l/ r /r/ y /j/

Vowels

Tsăloșian vowels
Front Back
unrounded rounded unrounded rounded
short long short long short long short long
Close i /i/ ii /iː/ ü /y/ üü /yː/ u /u/ uu /uː/
Mid e /e/ ee /eː/ ö /ø/ öö /øː/ õ /ɤ/ õõ /ɤː/ o /o/ oo /oː/
Open ä /æ/ ää /æː/ a /ɑ/ aa /ɑː/

Diphthongs: As in Estonian

Grammar

Analytic; part of the Bjeheondian (Windermere-Hlou-Gwnax) sprachbund.

Morphology