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Naga [HSS]
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Typology New 14 words Naga
Ssg'xx'zz
[s̩:ɟɪç:.ɪɕ:]
Registered by Alcazar on 13 December 2016
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Naga Spoken by humanoid snake-people. Yup.

Grammar Notes:
    1. Tripartite arrangement (ERGErgative (case)
      TRANS subject; agent
      , ACCAccusative (case)
      TRANS direct object; patient
      , ABSAbsolutive (case)
      TRANS object, INTR argument
      )
    1. Polysynthetic
    1. Uses a number of different cases
    1. No set word order but usually SVO
    1. Uses a number of particles and modals as well as the standard affixes
    1. Primarily suffixing
    1. Marked transitivity on verbs
    1. Future, non-future tenses - affixes used to indicate other tenses and moods
    1. Polypersonal agreement on verbs for pronouns, noun class, number and case


  • All nouns belong to at least one noun class. These classes are based on the shape, form and structure of the noun.
    E.g:
    Air = Amorphous, Raised
    Water = Liquid, Flat
    River = Liquid, Flat
    Meat = Compressible, Raised
    Rock = Solid, Raised
    Pebble = Solid, Flat
    Sample of NagaCan't find any yet.
    Latest vocabulary
    yiz-affdiminutive
    Phonology
    ConsonantsAlveolarPost-
    Alveolar
    Alveolo-
    palatal
    PalatalVelarPharyngealGlottal
    Plosive     c cʼ ɟ     ʔ1
    Fricative s s:: s::: [s̩::]2 sʼ s: [s̩:]3 [s̩]4 ʃ ʃ: [ʃ̩:]5 [ʃ̩]6 ɕ ɕ:: ɕ::: [ɕ̩::]7 ɕʼ ɕ: [ɕ̩:]8 [ɕ̩]9 ʑ::ˡ ʑˡ: ç ç:: ç: ʝ [x]10 [ɣ̥]11 ħ  
    Affricate t͡s::ˢ t͡s:ˢ t͡sˢ   t͡ɕ t͡ɕʼ [d͡ʑˡ]12 c͡ç c͡ç:: c͡ç: ɟʝ [k͡x]13    
    Lateral approximant     ȴ ȴ́: ʎ ʎ́:      
    Approximant       j      
    1. Can only be in onset position before a vowel
    2. allophone of /s::/
    3. allophone of /s:/
    4. allophone of /s/
    5. allophone of /ʃ:/
    6. allophone of /ʃ/
    7. allophone of /ɕ::/
    8. allophone of /ɕ:/
    9. Between stops
    10. Syllable coda, allophone of /ç:/
    11. Syllable coda, allophone of /ç::/
    12. Inbetween high vowels, allophone of /ʑˡ:/
    13. Between high vowels, allophone of /ħ/
    VowelsFrontNear-
    front
    CentralBack
    Close i í   ɨ ɨ̰́ ɨ́ ɯ̈ ɯ̰̈́ ɯ̈́
    Near-close   ɪ    
    Orthography
    Below is the orthography for Naga. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
     NagaOrthography
    Ɂɂ/ʔ/1Aa/ɯ̈/Áá/ɯ̈́/A̋ a̋/ɯ̰̈́/'/ɪ/Ee/ɨ/Éé/ɨ́/E̋ e̋/ɨ̰́/Ii/i/
    Íí/í/Cc/c/Ċċ/cʼ/Dd/dˢ/Gg/ɟ/Hh/ħ/, [k͡x]2Jj/j/Ll/ȴ/Ss/s/
    Śś/ʃ/Tt/tˢ/Xx/ç/, [x]3Yy/ʎ/Ýý/ʝ/Zz/ɕ/Żż/ɕʼ/Źź/ʑˡ:/, [d͡ʑˡ]4
    ✔ Shown in correct order
    1. Can only be in onset position before a vowel
    2. Between high vowels
    3. Syllable coda
    4. Inbetween high vowels
    Typological information for Naga

    Primary word orderNo set order
    Noun numbersSingular/Paucal/Plural
    GendersOther
    Morphological typologyPolysynthetic
    Morphosyntactic alignmentTripartite

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