| Name: Alien Translator
Alignment: Highly variable
Head Direction: Head-Final
Number of genders: 1
This is an unofficial auxlang for the languages in Category:Ayslingian languages.
|Nasal||m ~ n ~ ɲ ~ ŋ1|
|Plosive||p ~ t ~ c ~ k2|
|Fricative3||s ~ ʃ4|
1 /m~ŋ/ is realized [m] before /u/, [n] before /ɛ/, [ɲ] before /i/, and [ŋ] before /ɔ/.
2 /p~k/ is realized [p] before /u/, [t] before /ɛ/, [c] before /i/, and [k] before /ɔ/.
3 Fricatives become voiced between vowels.
4 /s~ʃ/ is realized [s] before /u/ and /ɔ/, [ʃ] before /i/ and /ɛ/.
|u||[mu], [mʷu]||[pu], [bu], [pʷu], [bʷu]||[su], [zu], [sʷu], [zʷu]||[ru], [rʷu]|
|e||[nɛ], [ne], [nʲɛ], [nʲe]||[tɛ], [te], [dɛ], [de], [tʲɛ], [tʲe], [dʲɛ], [dʲe]||[ʃɛ], [ʃʲɛ],||i||o|
All words are stressed on their first syllable, receiving alternate stress on alternate syllables afterwards. There are no consonant clusters.
This language has ergative-absolutive alignment, though this alignment is indicated through both determiners and an auxiliary verb.
Nouns inflect for: plural (reduplication of first syllable).
Sentences are formed using an auxiliary verb as Basque or Welsh does.
SVO, postpositions, adjectives after nouns, adverbs after verbs