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Matako [MTK]
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Matako
matak
[matak]*
Registered by MaddyCat on 28 January 2017
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Matako An agglutinative, predominantly prefixing language spoken by the proud citizens of the Mawang Empire. Matak is ergative and features polypersonal marking on verbs as well as seven noun cases.
Sample of Matako[view] Bokkaet emmpaik angaum koeyo anit igou ungna bokkaet daung kosau anitit.

You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.
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Language family relationships
Language treeIppumian
 ⤷  Matako
[view] About IppumianThis language family extends over the western and northern part of Chounkai as well as much of Daachoi. It's characterized by ergativity, VSO word order, its pre-nasalized consonants, many noun cases, and polypersonal marking on verbs. The most spoke...
[view] Huokai (Western Matak)Spoken in the western region of Mawang and most of the western isles. Developed a glottal stop, long vowels and some other shit
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarRetroflexPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m n ɳ     ŋ  
Plosive p pʼ ᵐp t tʼ ⁿt d ʈ ʈʼ ᶯʈ ɖ     k kʼ ᵑk g (ʔ)
Fricative ɸ s ʂ       h
Affricate   t͡s ʈʂ        
Lateral approximant   l          
Approximant     ɻ j w    
Implosive ɓ            
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i (i:)   u (u:)
Close-mid e (e:)   o (o:)
Mid   ə  
Open a (a:)    
Polyphthongs ai au
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Matako. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 MatakoOrthography
'/ʔ/1Aa/a/AI ai/ai/AU au/au/Bb/ɓ/Cc/t͡s/CH ch/ʈʂ/Dd/d/DR dr/ɖ/Ee/e/Ff/ɸ/
Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/Kk/k/KK kk/kʼ/Ll/l/Mm/m/MP mp/ᵐp/Nn/n/NG ng/ŋ/NK nk/ᵑk/
NN nn/ɳ/NT nt/ⁿt/NTR ntr/ᶯʈ/Oo/o/OU ou/ə/Pp/p/PP pp/pʼ/Rr/ɻ/Ss/s/SS ss/ʂ/Tt/t/
TR tr/ʈ/TT tt/tʼ/TTR ttr/ʈʼ/Uu/u/Ww/w/Yy/j/Ōō/o:/2Ūū/u:/3Āā/a:/4Ēē/e:/5Īī/i:/6
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Typological information for Matako

Verb agreementSubject and object
Primary word orderVSO
Number of nominal casesSeven cases
GendersAnimate/Inanimate
Morphosyntactic alignmentErgative/Absolutive

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