Features for Proto-Angelic

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Phonology

Consonant Inventories WALS Moderately large
Vowel Quality Inventories WALS Average (5-6)
Uvular Consonants WALS Uvular stops only
Glottalized Consonants WALS Ejectives only
Lateral Consonants WALS /l/, no obstruent laterals
The Velar Nasal WALS No velar nasal
Vowel Nasalization WALS Contrast absent
Syllable Structure WALS Simple
Tone WALS No tones
Fixed Stress Locations WALS Initial
Absence of Common Consonants WALS No nasals
Presence of Uncommon Consonants WALS 'Th' sounds

Morphology

Fusion of Selected Inflectional Formatives WALS Isolating/concatenative
Exponence of Selected Inflectional Formatives WALS Monoexponential case
Inflectional Synthesis of the Verb WALS 12-13 categories per word
Locus of Marking in the Clause WALS Dependent marking
Locus of Marking in Possessive Noun Phrases WALS Dependent marking
Prefixing vs. Suffixing in Inflectional Morphology WALS Equal prefixing and suffixing
Reduplication WALS Productive full and partial reduplication
Case Syncretism WALS No syncretism
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 Plural clitic
Occurrence of Nominal Plurality WALS All nouns, always optional
Indefinite Articles WALS No indefinite, but definite article
Inclusive/Exclusive Distinction in Independent Pronouns WALS No inclusive/exclusive
Inclusive/Exclusive Distinction in Verbal Inflection WALS No person marking
Gender Distinctions in Independent Personal Pronouns WALS No gender distinctions
Politeness Distinctions in Pronouns WALS Multiple politeness distinctions
Intensifiers and Reflexive Pronouns WALS Differentiated
Number of Cases WALS 10 or more cases
Position of Case Affixes WALS Mixed morphological case
Conjunctions and Universal Quantifiers WALS Formally similar, without interrogative

Verbal Categories

Imperative-Hortative Systems WALS Both types of system
The Optative WALS Inflectional optative present
Overlap between Situational and Epistemic Modal Marking WALS No overlap

Word Order

Order of Subject, Object and Verb WALS No dominant order
Order of Subject and Verb WALS SV
Order of Object and Verb WALS OV
Order of Genitive and Noun WALS Noun-Genitive
Order of Adjective and Noun WALS Noun-Adjective

Simple Clauses

Polar Questions WALS Question particle

Lexicon

Hand and Arm WALS Different
Finger and Hand WALS Different
Numeral Bases WALS Other base
Tea WALS Others

Sign Languages

Irregular Negatives in Sign Languages WALS None
Question Particles in Sign Languages WALS None

Other

Writing Systems WALS Mixed logographic–syllabic
Para-Linguistic Usages of Clicks WALS Other or none

Conlang-specific

Conlang type Engelang

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