Placeholder for ejectiveWelsh Talmic
Welshy with ejectives
noninitial t, k -> t’, k’
initial and lenited t, k -> tʰ, kʰ
noninitial b, d, g -> ʔ, t’, k’
initial and lenited b, d, g -> p, t, k
initial st, sc -> t’, k’
slender t/tʰ/t’ -> ts/tsʰ/ts’
slender k/kʰ/k’ -> c/cʰ/c’
3/H > glottal stop/x?
lenited s -> sʰ~z
0urú'ed consonants merge with séimhiú'ed consonants
l -> r
initial sn -> n, while initial n -> m
nn -> θ, mh -> f
a i u ə e o ai au ia ua
Tumacan, like Skellan, doesn't have grammatical gender or mutations. Plurals may be irregular as in Welsh.
Example noun: miar (tree), plural mair
Possessed forms: ma·miar, i·miar, kʰe·miar, ci·miar, se·miar, ha·miar
Verbs in Tumacan are preceded by subject and object clitics if they're pronominal.
mi·tʰɨs "I pray"
mi·kʰ·tseirip "I tolerate him/her"
Tumacan is VSO.
tseirip ə kʰar re ʔik’al "The person tolerates the weather"