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by Piero
29 Apr 2022 04:27
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: If you were to write one novel...
Replies: 31
Views: 7320

Re: If you were to write one novel...

I think it would be about how an army general in the multi-species society of a politically declining country on the Dumir subcontinent finds himself having to choose between loyalty to the principles he has always believed in and the emerging values of anti-speciesism (and anti-racism). I don't kno...
by Piero
16 Nov 2021 01:58
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Seeking advice about a phonemic inventory
Replies: 11
Views: 926

Re: Seeking advice about a phonemic inventory

There are no languages where all tones are fixed in all contexts, just like there are no languages where all consonants and vowels are fixed in all contexts. Okay, so is tonal sandhi something occurring for allophony, or for morphophonology? Or does it apply also to the standard phonology of any to...
by Piero
14 Nov 2021 01:41
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Seeking advice about a phonemic inventory
Replies: 11
Views: 926

Re: Seeking advice about a phonemic inventory

/a i o̞ ɯ u/ is similar to proto-Uto-Aztecan /a i o ɨ u/, however, it’s only a reconstructed language and it isn't 100% sure that the PUA vowel inventory was exactly this; there is also a general tendency for languages to have more front than back vowels, IIRC. But if you really want front /a/ (or ...
by Piero
13 Nov 2021 02:43
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Seeking advice about a phonemic inventory
Replies: 11
Views: 926

Re: Seeking advice about a phonemic inventory

I know Polish has two sets of fricatives (voiceless vs voiced), on three different points of articulatio Three POAs? Depending on analysis, Polish has /f v s z ʂ ʐ ɕ ʑ x/ or /f v fʲ vʲ s z [sʲ zʲ] ʂ ʐ [ʂʲ ʐʲ] x [xʲ]/, where the [X] are marginal. Oh sorry, my bad. I meant that Polish has two sets of...
by Piero
13 Nov 2021 01:32
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Seeking advice about a phonemic inventory
Replies: 11
Views: 926

Seeking advice about a phonemic inventory

Hello everyone! Nice to meet you. You can call me Piero,I registered as Pier0 because I've had a technical issue and had to create a second account... This is my first post here since 15 years (literally a half of my life), so I guess I can say I'm actually new here and need at least to shortly intr...