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Flabit is a Fluati-language.

Flaoit

Flabit

Lele adicos nedabis kogang
Pronunciation [H̪ɬaβit]
Period 7500-6500BK
Spoken in Nautli Islands
Total speakers 15000
Writing system Latin alphabet
Classification Fluatian languages
Typology
Basic word order VS
Morphology agglutinating-fusional
Alignment only intransitives
Credits
Created by vyndesskays

PhonologyEdit

ConsonantsEdit

labial bidental linguodental palatal velar glottal
Plosives p t c k ʔ <'>
Fricatives β <b> h̪ <f> ɦ̪<v> s, ð <d> x ɣ <g> h
nasals m n

ŋ <ng>

approximants ɬ <l> j

VowelsEdit

front back
high i o
mid/low e a

The change from Proto-Fluati 3-vowel nucleus to Fluati consists of the fortition of the mid or end vowels:

a->g 
e->d
i->l
o->b
Proto-Fluati Nucleus Flaoit shift
a e i o a e i o
aaa eaa iaa oaa a ega iga oga
aae eae iae oae ad ege ige oge
aai eai iai oai agi egi igi ogi
aao eao iao oao ab ego igo ago
aea eea iea oea ada eg ida oda
aee eee iee oee ade e ide ode
aei eei iei oei adi edi idi odi
aeo eeo ieo oeo ado edo ido odo
aia eia iia oia ala ela ig og
aie eie iie oie ale ele id ole
aii eii iii oii ali eli i oli
aio eio iio oio alo elo ib olo
aoa eoa ioa ooa aba eba iba og
aoe eoe ioe ooe abe ebe ibe od
aoi eoi ioi ooi abi ebi ibi ol
aoo eoo ioo ooo abo ebo ibo o

Example:

Syllable structure and glossing:

tfali      nade-segep  flabit.
2.Sgspeak good-very  Flaoit"
"You speak very good Flaoit"

Person marking Edit

Pronouns appear when distinction is required.

free pronouns personal suffix

if necessary

personal infix

(definite actions)

with deictic prefix

(reemplaces infixes and personal suffixes)

1 id -is <i> Ci
2 fla -a (f-)<a> Ca....-a
3 ngi Ca-
1+2 mog -om (f-)<i> Ci....-a
1/2+3 tig -ti <o> Co-
3+3 kog Ca-

Note that the distinction between 1+3 "we" *tiaong and "2+3" "you" *tiai merged together to tig.

Verb Edit

Definite Conjugation Edit

intransitives "to go fishing"

nigat

"to sit near the fire"

palok

"to read"

fogel

1 Person nigatis pilok figel
2 Person fnagat paloka fagel
1+2 Person fnigat pilokom figelom
3 (+3) Person nigat palok fogel
3(Pl) +1/2 Person nogat polak fogelti

Space, Time and Definiteness Deixis Edit

Aiok combines space-related, time-related and definiteness-related deictic elements in one prefix or infix. "V" is to be filled with the deictic-prefix form-vowels of personal pronouns (see above).

DEFINITE

PRESENT PAST FUTURE
between us (here) (D1) --- tekV- gVkV-
not between us but visible (≈here/there) (D2) nV- tekV- gVnV-
not visible (≈over there) (D3) nV- tenV- gVkV-

INDEFINITE

PRESENT

PAST

FUTURE

between us (here) (D1) VC<l> kV-C<l> gVl-
not between us but visible (≈here/there) (D2) VC<l> kV-C<l> gVs-
not visible (≈over there) (D3) VC<l> telV- gVs-


Text Sample Edit

Flaoit: kaflaal nidesen kalpig niklegpting togisegos tfigadig ngaflibos sagogolatigon flis.

Proto-Fluati:

*↓ɬ-k'-c͡ʎ̥saai nieeseeen kaaipiia n-ɬ-k'eeaptiion toaiseaot ↓ɬ-//iaatiiaʔ  ŋaxɬioot saaoʔoaoʔiiatiaon ɬ-c͡ʎ̥'iiit

Aiok (Comparison):

↓ɬk'p'c͡ʎ̥'ai nje:se:n kaipì: nɬk'eptí:n taisèad ↓ɬǁjadì:ʔ  ŋxɬìod sà:ʔòʔì:tjàn ɬc͡ʎ̥'i:d.