Mifernian language

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≪∺=≘⊼⋖∺∠⋖
A Mifernian script, transliterated to "mifernian"

Mifernian (≪∺=≘⊼⋖∺∠⋖/≫∺=≘⊼⋗∺∠⋗) is a conlang spoken by Mifernians, and is the main language of the Mifernian Republic.

Phonology[edit]

Mifernian phonology resembles English phonology, just more consistent.

Consonants[edit]

Mifernian has 23 consonants in the inventory, as shown by this chart:

Labial Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Velar
Nasal m n ŋ
Plosive/
Affricate
weak p t k
strong b d g
Fricative weak f θ s ʃ
strong v ð z ʒ
Liquid w l j[1]
Trill ɹ
  1. Can be replaced with /y/


Vowels[edit]

Mifernian has 10 vowels in the inventory, as shown by this chart:

Front Central Back
Close i y[1] ɪ o ʊ u
Mid ɛ
Open a
Diphthongs eɪː   aɪ   ɔɪ   oʊ  
  1. Can be replaced with /j/

Writing system[edit]

There are 2 scripts for Mifernian.

Mifernian script[edit]

∠ (a) /a/
≤ (b) /b/
⋜ (v) /v/
⟔ (g) /g/
⟓ (j) /ʒ/
⊩ (d) /d/
≘ (e) /ɛ/
= or ≠ (f) /f/
⟇ (k) /k/
∺ (i) /ɪ/
⊥ (l) /l/
≫ or ≪ (m) /m/
⋗ or ⋖ (n) /n/
⟀ (o) /o/
⋌ (p) /p/
⊼ (r) /ɹ/
⊒ (t) /t/
≓ (sh) /ʃ/
≒ (th) /ð/ or /θ/
⩛ (u) /u/
∓ (y) /j/ or /y/
⋉ (s) /s/
⋈ (z) /z/
≶ (w) /w/

Not part of main alphabet:
∡ (a) /ɑ/
∨ (e) /ə/
× (h) /h/
⨰ (x) /x/
⩚ (u) /ʌ/
∶ (') /ʔ/

Dipthongs/Digraphs:
∠∺ (ai) /aɪ/
≘∓ (ey) /eɪː/
≘≘ (ee) /i/
≘∠ (ea) /i/[1]
⟀≘ (oe) /oʊ/
⟀⟀ (oo) /ʊ/
⟀∺ (oi) /ɔɪ/
⊩⟓ (dj) /d͡ʒ/
⋖⟔ (ng) /ŋ/
⊒≓ (tsh) /ʧ/

  1. ≘∠ and ≘≘ represent the same sound and can be used interchangeably.

Punctuation
Punctuation is put in front of the sentence/word, with the exception of commas
‸ (comma)
∘ (period)
⁒ (exclamation mark)
∗ (question mark)
⫰⫯ (quotation marks)
⫠⫟ (proper noun marker)
△ (numeral)
⩿ or ⪀ (mifernian currency (⋗∠⟇⩛⋗∠ nakuna))


Latin script[edit]

A a /a/
Á á /eɪː/
B b /b/
C c /ʧ/
D d /d/
E e /ɛ/
É é /i/
F f /f/
G g /g/
I i /ɪ/
Í í /aɪ/
J j /d͡ʒ/
K k /k/
L l /l/
M m /m/
N n /n/
Ñ ñ /ŋ/
O o /o/
Ó ó /oʊ/
Oi oi /ɔɪ/
P p /p/
R r /ɹ/
S s /s/
Š š /ʃ/
T t /t/
Ť ť /ð/ or /θ/
U u /u/
Ü ü /ʊ/
V v /v/
W w /w/
Y y /j/ or /y/
Z z /z/
Ž ž /ʒ/

Not part of main alphabet:
Ä ä /ɑ/
Ë ë /ə/
H h /h/
X x /x/
Ú ú /ʌ/
' /ʔ/


Numerals[edit]

There are 2 numeral systems in Mifernian.

Mifernian numerals[edit]

Mifernian numerals work like Roman numerals.
Numerals are marked by a △ or ~ character in the Mifernian and Latin script, respectively.
∠/A (1)
⟇/K (5)
⊩/D (10)
⊥/L (50)
⟔/G (100)
≑/C (500)
⊒/T (1000)
⋉/S (5000)
⋗/N (10000)
⋌/P (50000)
⊼/R (100000)
⋈/Z (500000)
≫/M (1000000)
Examples:
△∠/~A (1)
△∠⟇/~AK (4)
△⟔⊒⊩⟔∠⊩/~GTDGAD (999)
△⊒⟔⟔⊩⊩⊩∠⟇/TGGDDDAK (1234)
△⊒⊒⊩⊩∠/TTDDA (2021)

Arabic numerals[edit]

The Latin script uses regular Arabic numerals.
− (1)
¬ (2)
≡ (3)
∧ (4)
⊿ (5)
⩗ (6)
⊓ (7)
⊔ (8)
⩘ (9)
⋄ (0)

Grammar[edit]

Mifernian grammar works like English grammar.

Suffixes[edit]

Regular plurals end in ⋈ (z) or ∠⋈ (az) if the word ends in a consonant.
English "-ed" should be ∠⊩ (ad).
English "-ing" should be ≘⋖⟔ (eng/eñ).
English "er/or" should be ∠⊼ (ar).

Dictionary[edit]

Main article: Mifernian dictionary

Comments[edit]

a
-- Gge pixel.png⟀⊥⊒⋉⋌⋌∠∺ 15:22, 27 July 2021 (UTC)

△⟔⊒⊩⟔∠⊩∠
-- 🇲🇹 Unithlees4, your kind administrator. (talk, contributions, block) 13:45, 2 August 2021 (UTC)

where did you get the symbols from
-- Stone Fish.png CST1229 (💬🔗) 🇭🇺 HTML, Templates, Coder 13:54, 2 August 2021 (UTC)

mainly the Mathematical Operators unicode block
-- Gge pixel.png⟀⊥⊒⋉⋌⋌∠∺🇨🇦 17:04, 2 August 2021 (UTC)

mifernian language is actually math confirmed
-- Stone Fish.png CST1229 (💬🔗) 🇭🇺 HTML, Templates, Coder 18:16, 2 August 2021 (UTC)

is ⋌ f?
-- Nausiciaa fish.pngCreeper Fish.pngCharged Creeper Fish.pngMagma Fish Small.gifBeacon Fish.png🇮🇳 Twilight, anime artist gal, admin. (. ❛ ᴗ ❛.) 17:00, 1 September 2021 (UTC)

I'm gonna simplify this
-- Nausiciaa fish.pngCreeper Fish.pngCharged Creeper Fish.pngMagma Fish Small.gifBeacon Fish.png🇮🇳 Twilight, anime artist gal, admin. (. ❛ ᴗ ❛.) 10:21, 2 September 2021 (UTC)

⋌ is p you
-- Gge pixel.png⩛⊥⊒⋉⋌⋌∠∺ (⊩∺⋉⟇∠⋉) 🇨🇦 20:25, 2 September 2021 (UTC)

where did the translator go?
-- lapisi 00:41, 23 February 2022 (UTC)

the link is in the dictionary page
-- Gge pixel.png-gge, creator of mineral fish (talk) 🇨🇦 03:17, 23 February 2022 (UTC)

The dictionary should be linked here
-- Nirronpants (talk) 13:25, 25 March 2022 (UTC)

try looking in the "dictionary" section of the page
it's right there
i am angery
-- Gge pixel.png-gge, creator of mineral fish (talk) 🇨🇦 23:01, 25 March 2022 (UTC)

Does this thing even have its own vocabulary.
-- ≤Barthdry 09:40, 7 April 2022 (UTC)

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