I imagined a language created by anthropomorphic and humanoid dogs.

The following phonemes are:

  1. The simple vowels are: /a/ as in French adolescent (which naturally means adolescent), /ɶ/ as in Swedish öra (which means ear), /ə/ as in English about, /e/ as in Spanish estado (which naturally means state), /o/ as in Spanish ogro (which naturally means ogre), /i/ as in English easy, /y/ as in French univers (which naturally means universe), /ɯ/ as in Japanese kuki (which means air), and /u/ as in French ouvrier (which means worker).
  2. The diphthongs are the same as in Spanish.
  3. The semivowels are the same as in Mandarin Chinese.
  4. The nasals are the same as in French.
  5. The plosives/stops are: /p/ as in Spanish perro (which means dog), /t/ as in French tortue (which means turtle), /d/ as in French diptère (which naturally means dipteran), /g/ as in French gorille (which naturally means gorilla), and /q/ as in Kavalan qaqa (which means elder brother).
  6. The fricatives are: /ɸ/ as in Japanese fugu, /v/ as in English virus, /θ/ as in English thick, /ð/ as in English father, /x/ as in Spanish jalapeño, /ʁ/ as in French restaurant (which naturally means restaurant), and /h/ as in English hippie.
  7. The approximants are: the standard English r phoneme as in rice, the alveolar trill as in Spanish guerra (which means war), /l/ as in French loup (which means wolf).

The standard canine language has no affricatives, neither suffricates, or even sibilants. It has no pharyngeal/epiglottal consonants, neither retroflex ones.

If we are taking into account a mouth which looks like more a dog's one than a human's one, are the phonemes that were mentioned realistic?



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