Wai-It (called “Vibes-
The speakers of Wai-It are an ethnically-
Wai-It has 6 consonants and 3 vowels for a total of 9 phonemes, the smallest known phoneme inventory in the world.
/a/ only appears in the diphthong /ai/ and is considered an allophone of /ʌ/.
The Wai-It alphabet consists of the following letters:
B, C, E, H, I, O, P, S, U, V, Y
The orthography is fairly simple, since there are only three possible sequences:
The grammar of Wai-It is agglutinative and oligosynthetic. Each word acts as a self-
The first segment in every word is a classifier that declares the type of word it is.
The meanings of the following segments are determined by this initial classifier.
|Role||No. Owners||Tense||Suffix (optional)|
|uhoh||two||will belong to||negation|
* The meaning of “spicy animacy” is not yet understood.
** Because the first-
There are a total of 972 possible vibes-
There are a total of 324 possible spicy-class words.
|Role||Class||Subject||No. Subjects||Object||No. Objects|
|uhoh||bad action||will do*||ongoing||negation|
*When used in combination with the emphatic suffix, “uhoh” in slot 7 turns the statement into an imperative.
There are a total of 8,748 possible uhoh-
In total, Wai-It has 10,044 possible words.
||Those things will belong to us.|
||That thing does not belong to you.|
||That creature belonged to me.|
||Did that creature belong to me?|
||Those people are not good.|
||Will you be bad?|
||Y’all are spicy.|
||Y’all are really spicy.|
||You must do good things to those people.|
||You do spicy things to me. (Often used as a pickup line)|
||Those two will be doing bad things to each other.|
||Those two will not be doing bad things to each other.|