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Yelti
Gebabo

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Tonal No
Declensions No
Conjugations No
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Classification and DialectsEdit

Yelti is a language distantly related to Kapaupa. Yelti is highly agglutinative and tend to have long words, although this does not mean that 1 sentence equals 1 word.

Changes Edit

Yelti, like many languages, has a lot of changes that happened on it and here is the usual cognates between Kapaupa and Yelti:

Kapaupa Yelti Examples
Kapaupa Yelti
Latin Vababo
p b Sigup Singub ╕┘╫└╙
t d Weta Weda ├─╜│
c ɟ Canna Gyena ╔─╡│
k g Kapaupa Gebabo ╗─╙│╙┐
b m Nobum Somov ╕┐╞┐╓
d n Dagowe Nangowe ╡│╫┐├─
ɟ ɲ
g ŋ
m v Maude Vone ╓┐╡─
n s
ŋ k
v b
[labial]-u [labial]-o Fobum Fomov ╒┐╞┐╓
[velar]-a [velar]-e Bagga Mange ╞│╫─
au* o Stau Zedo ╖─╜┐

And there are some small extra vowel mutations that happened pretty often.

*This only happens when "au" is pronounced like "o". That's why this does not happen in the word "Kapaupa" itself.

PhonologyEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Bilabial Labio-dental Alveolar +

Post-alveolar

Palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal m n ɲ ŋ
Plosive p b t d c ɟ k g ʔ
Fricative f v s z h?
Affricate tʃ dʒ
Approximant j h
Trill r
Lateral l

VowelsEdit

When marked with the same superscript, it means they can be used interchangeably.

Front Near-front Central Near-back Back
High i3 y3 u2
Near-high ɪ3 ʊ2
High-mid o
Mid e ə1
Low a1

PhonotacticsEdit

Writing SystemEdit

Most people especially people outside the Yelti-speaking countries write in the Latin alphabet but the natives have this writing system they call Vababo. { ╓│╙│╙┐ }

Letter
Sound a ə e i y ɪ o u ʊ r l j w h ʔ f
Letter
Sound v s z p b t d c ɟ k g
Letter
Sound m n ɲ ŋ

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