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Type
Alignment
Head direction
Tonal
No
Declensions
No
Conjugations
No
Genders
Nouns decline according to...
Case Number
Definiteness Gender
Verbs conjugate according to...
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect



General informationEdit

This language is spoken by the Itokto people, who live on an island somewhere off the east African coast. There was once a colonization attempt by Italy, and they affected the language somewhat during their ~10 year occupation. The language depends very little on inflections, instead leaning on word order to convey meaning.

PhonologyEdit

The Itoktan alphabet (perhaps more appropriately referred to as a sound inventory, as written language is close to non-existent) is very small. Transliterations can be made with as few as 9 unique letters. 

ConsonantsEdit

Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Pharyngeal Epiglottal Glottal
Nasal
Plosive p t k
Fricative s
Affricate
Approximant
Trill
Flap or tap
Lateral fric.
Lateral app. l
Lateral flap

VowelsEdit

Front Near-front Central Near-back Back
Close i y
Near-close e
Close-mid o
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open a

AlphabetEdit

Written language has little cultural significance among the Itokto, and so their alphabet has been forgotten and re-created many times throughout history. Transcribed into English, the learner need only know ten letters:

a   e   i   o   y   t   k   s   l

Y is functionally the same as i, but has greater aesthetic appeal in certain contexts.

PhonotacticsEdit

GrammarEdit

Gender Cases Numbers Tenses Persons Moods Voices Aspects
Verb No No No No No No No No
Nouns No No No 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 No No No No No 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


VocabularyEdit


No. English Itokto
1Iloe
2you (singular)toe
3hetsi
4welao
5you (plural)tao
6theytsao
7thiskesto
8thatkelo
9hereeko
10therela
11whoko
12whatkya
13wherete
14whentei
15howlet
16notta
17alltolti
18manykalae
19someContionary_Wiki
20fewtakalae
21otherContionary_Wiki
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24threeContionary_Wiki
25fourContionary_Wiki
26fiveContionary_Wiki
27bigContionary_Wiki
28longalti
29widetole
30thicktole
31heavyContionary_Wiki
32smallContionary_Wiki
33shortContionary_Wiki
34narrowContionary_Wiki
35thinContionary_Wiki
36womanlatsao
37man (adult male)atsao
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39childContionary_Wiki
40wifetsakatsaya
41husbandtsakatsaya
42mothertsoe
43fathertsoi
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63meatakto
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