Features for Dzidmitsu

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Consonant Inventories WALS Moderately small
Vowel Quality Inventories WALS Large (7-14)
Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives WALS In both plosives and fricatives
Voicing and Gaps in Plosive Systems WALS Missing /g/
Glottalized Consonants WALS No glottalized consonants
Lateral Consonants WALS /l/ and lateral obstruent


Inflectional Synthesis of the Verb WALS 0-1 category per word
Prefixing vs. Suffixing in Inflectional Morphology WALS Equal prefixing and suffixing
Reduplication WALS No productive reduplication

Nominal Categories

Coding of Nominal Plurality WALS Plural suffix
Occurrence of Nominal Plurality WALS All nouns, always optional
Definite Articles WALS No definite, but indefinite article
Indefinite Articles WALS Indefinite affix
Distance Contrasts in Demonstratives WALS No distance contrast
Ordinal Numerals WALS One, two, three

Verbal Categories

The Past Tense WALS No past tense
The Future Tense WALS Inflectional future exists
The Perfect WALS No perfect
Position of Tense-Aspect Affixes WALS Tense-aspect tone

Word Order

Order of Subject, Object and Verb WALS VSO
Order of Adposition and Noun Phrase WALS Prepositions
Order of Numeral and Noun WALS Numeral-Noun

Simple Clauses

Passive Constructions WALS Present
Polar Questions WALS Interrogative verb morphology


Numeral Bases WALS Decimal


Writing Systems WALS Mixed logographic–syllabic


Conlang type Artlang


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