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Teletubese is the language used by Teletubbies. It is a SOV language that is often topic-comment structure. It is meant to sound babyish.

I think I'm joking but I'm not.

BackgroundEdit

Hello and thank you for viewing my page. Previously I did a rough draft of a language called Komet, but I felt like doing something different and that hasn't really been done on this website. I'm also trying to do this as a distraction from personal issues. I had this idea a while back and none of it is based off of accuracy to the actual show, just my imagination. Please don't be mean to me. If you'd like I'd love it if you left your feedback on the talk page.

PhonologyEdit

Labial Alveolar Post-alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal m n ŋ (ng)
Plosive p b t d k g ʔ (')
Fricative s~ ∫ (s), z t͡ʃ (ch), dʒ (z) h
Approximant w j (y)
Flap r~l (l)
Unrounded Rounded
Open a o
Mid ɪ (i), e
Closed i, ɨ (eu) u

HonorificsEdit

There are only two levels of honorifics in Teletubese: respectful and not respectful. The respectful form towards any stranger or anyone of high status. Like in Korean or Japanese, longer sentences are normally more formal.

Names Pronouns Verb endings
Respectful Dipsy-dabi i-dabi (she/he/it) lab-kamchima (to love)
Non-respectful Dispy i (she/he/it) lab-iyo (to love)

PronounsEdit

Sing Plural
1st ma mwi
2nd u ulu
3rd i dabi

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