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Luataigi
Type Isolating
Alignment Nominative–accusative
Head direction Head-Initial
Tonal No
Declensions No
Conjugations No
Genders None
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Classification and DialectsEdit

PhonologyEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Bilabial Labio-dental Alveolar Palatal Velar Uvular Glottal
Nasal m ɱ n ŋ
Plosive p b t d k g ʔ
Fricative f v s z x ɣ h
Approximant ɹ j
Trill ʀ
Lateral app. l

VowelsEdit

Front Back
High i u
High-mid e ɤ o
Low a

NotesEdit

  • All vowels except /i/ and /ɤ/ can be nasalized.

DiphthongsEdit

Diphthongs can exist if the diphthong starts with /u/ and or ends in /i/, though there are exceptions including /au/ and the lack of /uo/. /ɤ/ cannot be put into a diphthong.

/a/ /e/ /i/ /u/⁓/o/
/a/ /ai/ /au/⁓/ao/
/e/ /ei/
/u/ /ua/ /ue/ /ui/
/o/ /oi/

NotesEdit

  • /au/ can sometimes be rounded to /ao/.
  • If nasalization occurs, it must occur between both vowels in a diphthong.

PhonotacticsEdit

(C)(C)(C)V

  • The onset can have a maximum of 3 consonants.
  • Codas are prohibited.
  • Vowels can be nasalized in 2 ways.
    • Vowels are nasalized when one of the onsets in a syllable, after the current syllable, is a nasal.
    • Vowels are nasalized when one of the onsets in the current syllable is a /ɣ/, /x/, or /ʀ/.
  • /i/ and /ɤ/ cannot be nasalized.

Writing SystemEdit

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