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Ede Bro
[ˈɛdɛˌbro̞]
Type Analytic
Alignment Direct-Inverse
Head direction Head-Final
Tonal No
Declensions No
Conjugations Yes
Genders None
Nouns decline according to...
Case Number
Definiteness Gender
Verbs conjugate according to...
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect
Meta-information
Progress 23%
Statistics
Nouns 38%
Verbs 51%
Adjectives 0%
Syntax 12%
Words 20 of 2500
Creator Eçeþesi

Classification and DialectsEdit

PhonologyEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Bilabial Alveolar Post-alveolar Velar
Nasal m n nʲ
Plosive p pʰ t tʰ tʲ tʲʰ k kʰ
Fricative s ʃ
Affricate p͡ɸ t͡s t͡ʃ k͡x
Trill r rʲ

VowelsEdit

Front Central Back
High i u
Mid
Low a

PhonotacticsEdit

Ede Bro's syllables may consist of a maximum of CCVC. Syllable onsets may consist of any lone consonant or a cluster of a plosive or nasal with /r/. A nucleus may be any vowel, and a coda may only be a sibilant or nasal.

AllophonyEdit

  • unaspirated stops and affricates become voiced intervocalically and in clusters with voiced consonants
  • /e/ and /o/ lower before voiced consonants

Writing SystemEdit

Letter Mm Nn Njnj Bb Pp Dd Tt Djdj Tjtj Gg Kk BFbf
Sound /m/ /n/ /nʲ/ /p/ /pʰ/ /t/ /tʰ/ /tʲ/ /tʲʰ/ /k/ /kʰ/ /pɸ/
Letter DSds DSjdsj GXgx Ss Sjsj Rr Rjrj Aa Ee Ii Oo Uu
Sound /ts/ /tʃ/ /kx/ /s/ /ʃ/ /r/ /rʲ/ /a/ /e/ /i/ /o/ /u/

Stress is marked with an acute on the stressed vowel.

GrammarEdit

NounsEdit

No case. Singular, paucal, and plural numbers. Definiteness is marked through topicality, which is marked via syntax (placed before the lexical verb). No gender.

VerbsEdit

Direct, inverse, and passive/antipassive (?) voices. Present, past, future tenses. No aspect. Mood? No subject/object-verb agreement.

Auxiliary VerbEdit

intransitive direct inverse copular
present ni ma mre u
past nis mas mare us
future nje me mere o

SyntaxEdit

  • The auxiliary verb always appears at the end of the sentence, with the exception of cases in which the antipassive particle follows it.
  • The lexical verb is typically found at the beginning of a sentence, though this isn't required.
  • Noun arguments can be arranged any way in the sentence.

LexiconEdit

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