Aurogaelb

Phonology

Consonants

Labial Dental Alveolar Velar Uvular Glottal
Nasal [m] /n/ /ŋ/
Stop /b/ /d/ /ɡ/
Fricative /θ/ /ð/ /s/ /x/ /ɣ/ /ʁ/ /h/
Lateral /l/

Vowels

Front Central Back
Close /iː/ /uː/
Near-close /ɪ/ [ʊ̈˞] [ʊ]
Close-mid /eː/ [oː]
Open-mid /ɛ/ /ə/ /ɔ/
Open /äː/

Diphthongs

/əɪ/ /äʊ/ /ɔɛ/ /ɔʊ̈˞/

Orthography

Romanisation

Glyph(s) Phoneme, (Allophones)
a /ə/, [ä]
á /äː/
ae /əɪ/, [äɛ]
au /äʊ/, [oː]
b /b/ , [b̪], [d̪]
ch /x/, [ʃ]
d /d/
dh /ð/
e /ɛ/
é /eː/
g /ɡ/
gh /ɣ/
h /h/
i /ɪ/
í /iː/
l /l/, [ɭ]
n /n/, [n̪]
gn /ŋ/
o /ɔ/
oe /ɔɛ/, [ɔɪ]
or /ɔʊ̈˞/, [ɔʊ], [äʊ̈˞]
r /ʁ/, [χ], [ʀ]
s /s/, [ʃ], [z]
u /uː/, [oː]

Morphology

Nouns

Number

Nouns have three senses of grammatical number: singular, paucal, and plural. The paucal number is used for expressing the partative. Some nouns use only the paucal form and do not distinguish in the plural.
Nouns decline for number depending on the final vowel of the noun as follows:

Singular a e i o au ae oe or
Paucal au ae oe or - - - -
Plural á é í u á é í u

Person

Nouns can take suffixes to indicate possession or demonstration

Person Singular Paucal/Exclusive Plural/Inclusive
First -es -is -os
Second -eg -ig -og
Third -ed -id -od

Suffixes

Suffix Stem Form Meaning
-oegh noun noun augmentative
-ith noun noun diminutive
-aegh noun noun demonymic
-as verb stem noun agent
-ich noun, adjective stem verb action
-ch adjective noun abstract of adjective (i.e. strong > strength, afraid > fear, high > height, long > length)
-n adjective noun abstract of adjective (i.e. strong > strength, afraid > fear, high > height, long > length)
-l adjective noun abstract of adjective (i.e. strong > strength, afraid > fear, high > height, long > length)
-oe noun adjective having become, transformed to
-or noun adjective posessing the quality
-ae noun adjective belonging to, originating from
-au noun adjective like, alike to, behaving as

Adjectives

Adjectives in Aurogaelb end in diphthongs. Typically, the diphthong indicates certain types of adjectives.

Diphthong Types
-oe States, effects, subjected to actions, passive participles
-or Qualities, emotions, substance, some numerals
-ae Groupings, categories, shared providence, belonging, location, some numerals, colours
-au Comparisons, behaviours, degrees, incomplete or partialness, colours, active participles

Aurogaelb Dictionary

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