Auoúaía (Auwain) is a language that is estimated to have emerged in central Africa about 1500 years ago after its parent language, Kha!õvi split into two daughter languages. The other language is Kjnklvrg, which is spoken in an adjacent nation to Aewa.

Type Isolative
Alignment Ergative
Head direction Back
Tonal Yes
Declensions Yes
Conjugations Yes
Genders Yes
Nouns decline according to...
Case Number
Definiteness Gender
Verbs conjugate according to...
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect
Progress 62%
Nouns 91%
Verbs 38%
Adjectives 69%
Syntax 69%
Words 300 of 2000
Creator Enoch Wiley

Classification and Dialects[edit | edit source]

There is one main dialect of Auoúaía that is recognized in Aewa.

Phonology[edit | edit source]

Auoúaía is unique in the fact that it is completely lacking in spoken consonants. As a result, it has evolved to include every vowel known about. It has, however, retained a few consonant letters that modify the pronunciation of the vowel..

Consonants[edit | edit source]

Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Pharyngeal Epiglottal Glottal
Flap or tap
Lateral fric.
Lateral app.
Lateral flap

Vowels[edit | edit source]

Front Near-front Central Near-back Back
High i y ɨ ʉ ɯ u
Near-high i y ï ʊ̈ ɯ ʊ
High-mid e ø e ɵ y o
Mid e ø ǝ ɵ y o
Low-mid E œ e B ʌ ɔ
Near-low æ a B
Low a œ ä ä a a

Phonotactics[edit | edit source]

Auoúaía has three tones: High, Neutral and Low.

Writing System[edit | edit source]

Letter A Ä Ã E Ë I Í Ï Ĩ O Ö
Sound a ä ã e ǝ E ɨ i/j i: ĩ ɔ œ
Letter Õ U Ú Ü Ū N X P Nx Px
Sound ɔ̃ ʉ w ʊ̈ ʌ vowel shortener vowel lengthener vowel down-shift vowel up-shift glottal stop

Grammar[edit | edit source]

Nouns[edit | edit source]

Auwain has 5 cases: Nominative, Genitive, Dative, Accusative and Instrumental

Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative - -ãi -eníu
Genitive -õn -ãopxúa -ëíi
Dative -öpxúan -ãnúa -ęúa
Accusative -öpxíĩn -äúeí -ëpxax
Instrumental -íõnúa -äpxíão -ępxãon

Auwain also declines its nouns according to definitiveness. The chart for which looks like this

Intangible Inanimate Animate
Masculine -öx -upxúö -öíu
Feminine -pxã -(px)íão -eío
Neuter -(px)ęx -ípxíë -ëíö

The endings are added onto the end of the case ending.

Verbs[edit | edit source]

Syntax[edit | edit source]

Lexicon[edit | edit source]

Example text[edit | edit source]

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