Name: Alien Translator

Type: Fusional

Alignment: Highly variable

Head Direction: Head-Final

Number of genders: 1

Declensions: Yes

Conjugations: Yes

Nouns declined
according to
Case Number
Definitiveness Gender
Verbs conjugated
according to
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect

This is an unofficial auxlang for the languages in Category:Ayslingian languages.


Bilabial (Post)alveolar Palatal Velar
Nasal m ~ n ~ ɲ ~ ŋ1
Plosive p ~ t ~ c ~ k2
Fricative3 s ~ ʃ4
Trill r

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/.

Nasal Stop Fricative Trill
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


Front Back
High ʲi ʷu
Mid ɛ ɔ

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

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