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by Amsmith
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 02:47
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Is this a feasible phonology for a conlang?
Replies: 15
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Re: Is this a feasible phonology for a conlang?

Is there any resources you could give me on how consonants develop like that? I'd take a look at all these topics in Sound Changes : http://i.imgur.com/3qQ1dMc.png I'd also take a look at this, which lists all of the sound changes between several language families: https://chridd.nfshost.com/diachr...
by Amsmith
Thu 29 Jun 2017, 22:58
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Is this a feasible phonology for a conlang?
Replies: 15
Views: 1159

Re: Is this a feasible phonology for a conlang?

If by "feasible" you mean "natural" then no, definitely not. OTOH the usual meaning of "feasible" is "do-able". The questions are: 1. Would speakers be able to pronounce all of these phonemes? 1a. such that it would always (or, all-but-always) be possible to tell the difference between a phoneme's ...
by Amsmith
Thu 29 Jun 2017, 22:56
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Is this a feasible phonology for a conlang?
Replies: 15
Views: 1159

Re: Is this a feasible phonology for a conlang?

I don't know. Some history or allophony would help with this. The non-approximant portion of the phoneme inventory is, for example, similar to Tuscaro and Wyandot. You could start out with: /t t͡s k ʔ/ (from older /t tʃ k ʔ/) /d d͡z g/ (from older /d dʒ g/ /θ s x h/ (from older /s ʃ x h/) /w (z)* z...
by Amsmith
Thu 29 Jun 2017, 22:40
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Is this a feasible phonology for a conlang?
Replies: 15
Views: 1159

Re: Is this a feasible phonology for a conlang?

In terms of arranging your phonology, it's not so much a question of "order", because arranging all your phonemes in one big long line is not helpful at all, so much as arrangement and how you place your phonemes in a chart. For consonants the traditional way is to place point of articulation along...
by Amsmith
Thu 29 Jun 2017, 02:59
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Is this a feasible phonology for a conlang?
Replies: 15
Views: 1159

Is this a feasible phonology for a conlang?

I've lurked for a while and tried to pick up as much as I can, but I decided to finally make an account so I can make a conlang of my own. So question is, is this phonology for my conlang sound? If not, suggestions? I tried to do some research before posting on here but there's so much. Vowels: a e ...