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Phonology

Consonant Inventories WALS Average
/p t̼ t k ʔ m n̼ n ɲ ʙ r tɕ h ɸ ð̼ ʃ ç ɬ l/
Vowel Quality Inventories WALS Average (5-6)
/i ɛ a ɔ u ɨ/
Consonant-Vowel Ratio WALS Average
Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives WALS No voicing constrast
Voicing and Gaps in Plosive Systems WALS Other
Uvular Consonants WALS None
Glottalized Consonants WALS No glottalized consonants
Lateral Consonants WALS /l/ and lateral obstruent
The Velar Nasal WALS No velar nasal
Vowel Nasalization WALS Contrast absent
Front Rounded Vowels WALS None
Syllable Structure WALS Moderately complex
Tone WALS No tones
Weight-Sensitive Stress WALS Left-edge: First or second
Weight Factors in Weight-Sensitive Stress Systems WALS Combined
Absence of Common Consonants WALS All present
Presence of Uncommon Consonants WALS None

Morphology

Fusion of Selected Inflectional Formatives WALS Exclusively concatenative
Exponence of Selected Inflectional Formatives WALS No case
Inflectional Synthesis of the Verb WALS 2-3 categories per word
Locus of Marking in the Clause WALS No marking
Locus of Marking in Possessive Noun Phrases WALS No marking
Locus of Marking: Whole-language Typology WALS Zero-marking
Prefixing vs. Suffixing in Inflectional Morphology WALS Weakly prefixing
Reduplication WALS Productive full and partial reduplication
Case Syncretism WALS No case marking
Syncretism in Verbal Person/Number Marking WALS No subject person/number marking

Nominal Categories

Number of Genders WALS None
Sex-based and Non-sex-based Gender Systems WALS No gender
Systems of Gender Assignment WALS No gender
Coding of Nominal Plurality WALS No plural
Occurrence of Nominal Plurality WALS No nominal plural
Plurality in Independent Personal Pronouns WALS Number-indifferent pronouns
Definite Articles WALS No definite or indefinite article
Indefinite Articles WALS No definite or indefinite article
Inclusive/Exclusive Distinction in Independent Pronouns WALS Inclusive/exclusive
Inclusive/Exclusive Distinction in Verbal Inflection WALS No person marking
Distance Contrasts in Demonstratives WALS Three-way contrast
Pronominal and Adnominal Demonstratives WALS Identical
Third Person Pronouns and Demonstratives WALS Related for all demonstratives
Gender Distinctions in Independent Personal Pronouns WALS No gender distinctions
Indefinite Pronouns WALS Special
Person Marking on Adpositions WALS No person marking
Number of Cases WALS No morphological case-marking
Asymmetrical Case-Marking WALS No case-marking
Position of Case Affixes WALS No case affixes or adpositional clitics
Comitatives and Instrumentals WALS Differentiation
Ordinal Numerals WALS None
Distributive Numerals WALS No distributive numerals
Numeral Classifiers WALS Absent
Position of Pronominal Possessive Affixes WALS No possessive affixes

Nominal Syntax

Obligatory Possessive Inflection WALS Absent
Adjectives without Nouns WALS Without marking

Verbal Categories

The Past Tense WALS Present, 2-3 remoteness distinctions
The Future Tense WALS No inflectional future
Position of Tense-Aspect Affixes WALS No tense-aspect inflection
The Morphological Imperative WALS No second-person imperatives
Semantic Distinctions of Evidentiality WALS Direct and indirect
Coding of Evidentiality WALS Separate particle
Suppletion According to Tense and Aspect WALS None
Verbal Number and Suppletion WALS None

Word Order

Order of Subject, Object and Verb WALS No dominant order
Order of Subject and Verb WALS VS
Order of Object and Verb WALS VO
Order of Genitive and Noun WALS No dominant order
Order of Adjective and Noun WALS No dominant order
Order of Demonstrative and Noun WALS Demonstrative-Noun
Order of Numeral and Noun WALS Noun-Numeral
Order of Degree Word and Adjective WALS Degree word-Adjective
Position of Polar Question Particles WALS Other position

Simple Clauses

Verbal Person Marking WALS No person marking
Third Person Zero of Verbal Person Marking WALS No person marking
Passive Constructions WALS Absent
Antipassive Constructions WALS No antipassive
Polar Questions WALS Question particle
Predicative Adjectives WALS Nonverbal encoding
Zero Copula for Predicate Nominals WALS Possible

Lexicon

Hand and Arm WALS Identical
Finger and Hand WALS Identical
Numeral Bases WALS Other base
Number of Non-Derived Basic Colour Categories WALS 3
Number of Basic Colour Categories WALS 3-4
Green and Blue WALS None
Red and Yellow WALS None

Other

Writing Systems WALS Syllabic
Para-Linguistic Usages of Clicks WALS Other or none

Conlang-specific

Conlang type Engelang

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