Features for Ulmiric

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Consonant Inventories WALS Moderately large
Vowel Quality Inventories WALS Small (2-4)
Consonant-Vowel Ratio WALS Moderately high
Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives WALS In both plosives and fricatives
Voicing and Gaps in Plosive Systems WALS None missing in /p t k b d g/
Uvular Consonants WALS None
Glottalized Consonants WALS No glottalized consonants
Lateral Consonants WALS /l/, no obstruent laterals
The Velar Nasal WALS Initial velar nasal
Vowel Nasalization WALS Contrast absent
Tone WALS No tones
Fixed Stress Locations WALS Initial
Absence of Common Consonants WALS All present
Presence of Uncommon Consonants WALS 'Th' sounds

Nominal Categories

Number of Genders WALS Two
Sex-based and Non-sex-based Gender Systems WALS Non-sex-based
Systems of Gender Assignment WALS Semantic
Coding of Nominal Plurality WALS Mixed morphological plural
Occurrence of Nominal Plurality WALS All nouns, always obligatory
Indefinite Articles WALS No indefinite, but definite article
Number of Cases WALS 4 cases
Ordinal Numerals WALS One-th, two-th, three-th


Hand and Arm WALS Different


Writing Systems WALS Alphasyllabic


  1. On May 4, 2013, 6:09 p.m., Fauxlosophe wrote:
    Being a priori, this should probably be tagged pseudo-celtic or something along those lines.