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Mikan
Mikan
[mikʰan]*
Registered by cwicke on 31 May 2018
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersMikan is spoken in Hewa de Sayaan.
Species Human/humanoid
About Mikan
koyanaku!
Welcome!

Mikan /mikʰan/ is a language spoken by elves on the southern half of the continent of Sayaan and nearby islands.
  • Strongly SXOV, ergative-absolutive, and mixed fusional/agglutinative.
  • Clusivity distinction in first-person plural pronouns.
  • Animate/inanimate noun classes; inanimate nouns may require a volition marker.
Sample of Mikan[view] Aywo sou pa kabuno.

I cut the rope.
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Latest vocabulary
koyanakuiwelcome
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nakuadjbrilliant
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPalatalVelarGlottal
Nasal m   n      
Plosive p pʰ   t tʰ   k kʰ  
Fricative     s     h
Affricate     t͡s t͡sʰ      
Lateral approximant     l      
Approximant   ʋ   j    
Flap     ɾ      
VowelsFrontBack
Close i i: u u:
Close-mid e e: o o:
Open a a:  
Syllable Structure(C)V(V)(L/F/N)

L: Liquid | F: Fricative | N: Nasal
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Mikan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 MikanOrthography
a
Aa
/a/
b
Bb
/p/
c
Cc
/t͡sʰ/
d
Dd
/t/
e
Ee
/e/
g
Gg
/k/
h
Hh
/h/
i
Ii
/i/
j
Jj
/t͡s/
k
Kk
/kʰ/
l
Ll
/l/
m
Mm
/m/
n
Nn
/n/
o
Oo
/o/
p
Pp
/pʰ/
r
Rr
/ɾ/
s
Ss
/s/
t
Tt
/tʰ/
u
Uu
/u/
w
Ww
/ʋ/
y
Yy
/j/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    Typological information for Mikan

    Fixed stress locationPenultimate
    Inclusive/exclusive pronounsDistinct forms
    Morphological typologyAgglutinative
    Morphosyntactic alignmentErgative/Absolutive
    Primary word orderSOV

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