qiihoskeh: myo: kanji (Default)
Last Edited: 2006.Aug.19 Sat

Subject Suffixes

Depending on whether the final stem vowel is *a or *e and whether or not the final vowel is stressed, there are up to four possible stems, called a-stems, o-stems, e-stems, and y-stems. The tables show the suffixes when added to each particular stem type.
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Object Proclitics

These include words for 1X, 1N, 2X, 3A, 3I, Uns, and Rfx.

Omicron Phonology

2006-Aug-16, Wednesday 19:07
qiihoskeh: myo: kanji (Default)
Last Edited: 2006.Aug.19 Sat

Consonants

Here's the current consonant orthography.
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I haven't determined yet what onset clusters will exist. Probably, Cl, Cj, Cw, Cr can occur for most C.

Vowels and Diphthongs

Here's the current vowel orthography.
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Syllables and Stress


Protolanguage

This shows the consonants and vowels of the protolanguage.
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Syllables are (C)G and (C)V(G) (where V is *e or *a and G is *i, *u, or *r).

Stress is phonemic.

Sound Changes

This list mainly of net sound changes and is in progress.

r= > â if stressed and > o if not
ar > â
er > ê
stressed i > î
stressed u > û
unstressed a > o
unstressed e > y if needed to break up certain consonant clusters and > 0 if not
nasals and liquids become syllabic between consonants, final after a consonant, or initial before a consonant

l= > el if stressed and > yl if not

ph > p after aspirate or fricative and > f otherwise
th > t after aspirate or fricative and > z otherwise
kh > k after aspirate or fricative and > x otherwise
b > p before voiceless consonant or when final
d > t before voiceless consonant or when final
g > k before voiceless consonant or when final, > h between vowels or initial before a vowel, and > 0 otherwise

n= > i before fricative or l or r except that n= > u if preceded by i (which becomes j)
m= > u before fricative or l or r except that m= > i if preceded by u (which becomes w)
n > m before b, m
m > n before fricative or l, r, t, d, k, n or when final
en > ei before fricative or l or r
an > au before fricative or l or r
on > ou before fricative or l or r

yt, yn, ym > e when final
ot, on, om > a when final

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