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Githaex
Giðâx
Type
Agglutinative
Alignment
Nom. Acc.
Head direction
Initial
Tonal
No
Declensions
Yes
Conjugations
Yes
Genders
Yes
Nouns decline according to...
Case Number
Definiteness Gender
Verbs conjugate according to...
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect



General informationEdit

Joint project between AK and AndyRoo337

PhonologyEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal m n ŋ
Plosive p b t d ʈ ɖ k g ʔ
Fricative v ð s z ʐ ɣ
Approximant l j w
Flap or tap ɾ
  • /s/ and /z/ may also be geminated

VowelsEdit

Front Back
Close i u
Close-mid e o
Open-mid ɛ ɔ
Near-open æ
Open ɑ
  • all vowels have short and long counterparts, distinguished by length

Vowel HarmonyEdit

Vowel harmony in Giðâx requires that the vowels of affixes harmonize in backness with the nearest vowel of the root.

PhonotacticsEdit

Syllables in Giðâx may be in the form (C)(C)(G/V)V(G/V)(C)(C), where C is any consonant, V is any vowel, and G is any glide, and items in parantheses are optional.

Voiced FricativesEdit

Fricatives are allophonically voiced when appearing at the end of a word, excluding /s/, whose voiced counterpart is an independent phoneme.

Writing SystemEdit

Letter Pp Ff Bb Mm Tt Cc Dd Nn Ţţ Çç Ḑḑ Kk
Sound /p/ /pʰ/ /b/ /m/ /t/ /tʰ/ /d/ /n/ /ʈ/ /ʈʰ/ /ɖ/ /k/
Letter Qq Gg Ǹǹ Vv Ðð Ss Zz Śś Źź Z̧z̧ Xx Rr
Sound /kʰ/ /g/ /ŋ/ /v/ /ð/ /s/ /z/ /s:/ /z:/ /ʐ/ /ɣ/ /ɾ/
Letter Ll Jj Ww Ii, Íí, Ïï Ee, Éé Èè, Ěě Ââ, Ãã Uu, Úú, Üü Oo, Óó Òò, Ǒǒ Aa, Áá
Sound /l/ /j/ /w/ /i/, /i:/, /i̯/ /e/, /e:/ /ɛ/, /ɛ:/ /æ/, /æ:/ /u/, /u:/, /u̯/ /o/, /o:/ /ɔ/, /ɔ:/ /ɑ/, /ɑ:/

The glottal stop /ʔ/ is written by doubling the letter of the sound which it precedes.

GrammarEdit

Gender Cases Numbers Tenses Persons Moods Voices Aspects
Verb Yes No No Yes No Yes No No
Nouns Yes Yes Yes No No No No No
Adjectives No No No No No No No No
Numbers No No No No No No No No
Participles No No No No No No No No
Adverb No No No No No No No No
Pronouns Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No
Adpositions No No No No No No No No
Article No No No No No No No No
Particle No No No No No No No No


For grammar see page.

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SyntaxEdit

VSO (see the page for more)

VocabularyEdit

Vocab Doc

Names for Children

Example SentencesEdit

  • Birds sing.

Eltaïnâ ðišóü.

/eltai̯næ θiʂoːu̯/

  • A child plays.

Doptoša ro xig doït.

/doptoʂɑ ɾo xig doi̯t/

  • The pie is delicious!

Dišat tošta gi pijxon.

/diʂɑt toʂtɑ gi pijxon/

  • The ring is gold.

Tošta gi kímpol joñjã.

/Toʂtɑ gi ki:mpol joŋjæ:/

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