Features for Nejadish

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Consonant Inventories WALS Moderately small
|               labial  dental  alveolar    post-alveo.     palatal     velar   glottal
nasal           m               n
plosive         p               t                                       k
fricative       f [v]   θ ð     s z         [ʃ ʒ]                       x [ɣ]   h
flap                            ɾ
approximant                     l                           j           w
Vowel Quality Inventories WALS Average (5-6)
front       back
/i/         /u/
/e/         /o/

front       back
/iː/        /uː/
/eː/        /oː/
Consonant-Vowel Ratio WALS Average
Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives WALS In fricatives alone
Voicing and Gaps in Plosive Systems WALS Other
/p t k/
Uvular Consonants WALS None
Glottalized Consonants WALS No glottalized consonants
Lateral Consonants WALS /l/, no obstruent laterals
The Velar Nasal WALS No velar nasal
/n/ is realized as [ŋ] before /k/, but this is not distinguished phonemically.
Vowel Nasalization WALS Contrast absent
Front Rounded Vowels WALS None
Syllable Structure WALS Complex
The maximal syllable is CCVC. Here, the first consonant can be a plosive or fricative; the second can be a nasal, approximant, or /ɾ/ [If the first consonant is not a sibilant, then the second cannot be a nasal.]; the vowel can be long or short; the final consonant can be a nasal or /ɾ/.
Tone WALS No tones
Absence of Common Consonants WALS All present
Presence of Uncommon Consonants WALS 'Th' sounds
/θ ð/

Nominal Categories

Sex-based and Non-sex-based Gender Systems WALS Sex-based
Systems of Gender Assignment WALS Semantic
Coding of Nominal Plurality WALS Plural prefix

Word Order

Order of Subject, Object and Verb WALS VOS


Green and Blue WALS Green vs. blue
Red and Yellow WALS Red vs. yellow
M-T Pronouns WALS No M-T pronouns
N-M Pronouns WALS N-M pronouns, non-paradigmatic
Tea WALS Others


Writing Systems WALS Alphasyllabic
Para-Linguistic Usages of Clicks WALS Logical meanings


Conlang type Artlang


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