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General informationEdit

PhonologyEdit

VowelsEdit

MonophthongsEdit

Palimonese possesses the following 5 monophthongs:

Vowels
Front Near-front Central Near-back Back
Near-close ɪ ʊ
Open-mid ɛ ɔ
Open a

All of these vowel can be short or long.

DiphthongsEdit

Palimonese possesses the following 11 diphthongs:

Diphthongs
First ↓ Second → /ɐ̯/ /ɪ̯/ /ʊ̯/
/a/ - /aɪ̯/ /ʊ̯/
/ɛ/ /ɛɐ̯/ /ɛɪ̯/ -
/ɪ/ /ɪɐ̯/ - /ɪʊ̯/
/ɔ/ /ɔɐ̯/ /ɔɪ̯/ /ɔʊ̯/
/ʊ/ /ʊɐ̯/ /ʊɪ̯/ -

All diphthongs are treated as if they were long vowels.

ConsonantsEdit

Palimonese possesses the following 20 consonants:

Consonants
Bilabial Labiodental Alveolar Postalveolar Palatal Velar
Nasal m n
Plosive p b t d
Fricative f v s z ʃ ʒ ç x
Affricate t͡s t͡ʃ
Approximant j
Flap or tap ɾ
Trill r:
Lat. app. l

All consonants are short - the only exeption is /r/ which is always long.

TonesEdit

Palimonese possesses the rising and the falling tone. These tones only appear in stressed syllables.

OrthographyEdit

Alphabet
Letter Name Pronunciation Sound(s)
A /a/ ~ /ɐ̯/
B /b/
C /t͡s/
D /d/
E /ɛ/
F /f/
G /ʒ/
H /ç/
I /ɪ/ ~ /ɪ̯/
J /j/
L /l/
M /m/
N /n/
O /ɔ/
P /p/
Q /x/
R /ɾ/
RR /r:/
S /s/
T /t/
U /ʊ/ ~ /ʊ̯/
V /v/
X /ʃ/
Z /z/
Additional signs
Sign Name Pronunciation Usage
´ Indication of rising tone
` Indication of falling tone

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