Englix language

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Englix
BlueSkies
Total speakers Unknown
Family Standard English
Type Conlan
Regulated by Unknown

Englix is one of the BlueSkies' official languages. However, it does not contain enough differences to be considered a separate language to English, or even a separate dialect or pidgin. It can thus be explained as a Sociolect or Idiolect.

Phonetics & phonology

Many postalveolar sounds are replaced by an /x/ sound in certain cases.

Examples

  • "President" to "Prexident"

Rule: Every /s/ after and also before a vowel changes to an /x/ and is pronounced /s/

  • "English" to "Englix"

Rule: Every /ʃ/ changes to /x/ and pronounced /ks/.

  • "Church" to "xurx"

Rule: Every ch changes to /x/ and pronounced /ʃ/.

  • The lexeme "Imaginaxon" is pronounced /ɪmæʒɪneɪʃɪn/.
  • The suffix /-tion/ in the lexeme "Explanaxon" is pronounced /tʃ/.

Lexicology

Examples

  • "Imagination" to "Imaginaxon"

Rule: Every /-tion/ suffix changes to the /-xon/ suffix.

  • "Explanation" to "Explanaxon"

Rule:Every /-ge/ suffix changes to x pronounced /tʃ/.

Example sentences

English

I am the President of BlueSkies.This is an explanation.This is a page.I go to church on Sunday.This is written in English.

Englix

I am the Prexident of BlueSkies.This is an explanaxon.This is a pax.I go to xurx on Sunday.This is written in Englix.