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Focalese [FCL]
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Typology Functional 721 words
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Focalese
Fåkåd
[fɑkɑd]*
Registered by JStaleknight on 10 August 2016
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Focalese Focalese is the official language of the nation of Focalor, a nation occupying the southern edge of the Sea of Lehrud and bordered mostly by Strod. It is an ergative-absolutive language.
Sample of Focalese[view] Måtres krůndeta fer.

The sun is a deadly lazer.
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Latest vocabulary
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Sound samples in Focalese
Some sound samples of Focalese. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
Sug atrsėrůr.
Know Thyself
Můkama. Kåfıs san fåkådes?
Hello. Do you speak [your conlang]?
Pıkabsůre ıkedamas a gı tendırın.
A moose once bit my sister.
S ↊ns brb
U wot, m8
ÅNEAR A SI PĖİF KUKA!
YOUR MOTHER SAW NOTHING
Je fıjas pases fer.
I am this man.
Language family relationships
Language treeIsolates
 ⤷ Isolate languages
  ⤷ Old Focalese
   ⤷ Middle Focalese
    ⤷  Focalese
[view] About IsolatesThis is a family for isolate languages.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelar
Nasal m     n     [ŋ]1
Plosive p b   [t̪]2 [d̪]3 t d     k g
Fricative   f   s [ʃ]4    
Lateral approximant       (l)5      
Approximant       [ɹ]6   j  
Trill       r      
  1. allophone of /n/
  2. allophone of /t/
  3. allophone of /d/
  4. allophone of /s/
  5. allophone of /r/
  6. allophone of /r/
VowelsFrontBack
Close i y ɯ u
Close-mid e ø  
Open-mid [ɛ]1  
Open a ɑ
  1. allophone of /e/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Focalese. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 FocaleseOrthography
Aa
a
/a/
Åå
bůdakåtre a
/ɑ/
Bb
/b/
Dd
/d/, [d̪]
Ee
e
/e/, [ɛ]
Ėė
bůdakåtre e
/ø/
Ff
ıf
/f/
Gg
/g/
ı
/i/
İi
bůdakåtre ı
/y/
Jj
åj
/j/
Kk
ke
/k/
Ll
[l]1
Mm
ım
/m/
Nn
ne
/n/
Pp
pe
/p/
Rr
ır
/r/, [ɹ]
Ss
ıs
/s/
Tt
te
/t/, [t̪]
Uu
u
/ɯ/
Ůů
bůdakåtre u
/u/
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. loan words only
Typological information for Focalese

Base counting systemDuodecimal (12)
Definite articleAffix used
Noun numbersNo numbers
Indefinite articleAffix used
Morphosyntactic alignmentErgative/Absolutive

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