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Federal Ayaupian, Federal Language of Ayaupia
RegionAyaupia, Libertanny, Tavaris
  • Asconian
  • Palayonian
  • Nestonian
Native speakers
aproximatively 20 million speakers (2018)
22 million as first or second language
  • Nesto-Alatorustan
    • Ayaupian
Early forms
  • Proto-Ayaupian
    • Asconian - Palayonian - Nestonian
Official status
Official language in

Significant minority in

Regulated byAyaupian Linguistic Federal Authority
Language codes
ISO 639-1ay
ISO 639-2ayo
ISO 639-3

Ayaupian (ayopi [äjɔpi]), also named Federal Ayaupian or Federal Language of Ayaupia is an apuman language of its own family, originating and still curently located from Nestonia, that is the southern continental portion of current day Ayaupia. It is a relatively new language, as it has been entirely created from other pre-existing languages such as Nestonian, Asconian and Palayonian, serving as standardized ayaupian. The goal was to federate and unite under one lingua franca the various tribes speaking their own dialects throughout all the newly established country in 1955. Compromises were made as differences between the three main languages were common and notable. Now, it is estimated that 98% of ayaupian citizens are able to fully speak, write and understand the federal ayaupian language without any major difficulty.


Ayaupian is using a mix of alphabet and abugida system. It has a single glyph for every vowel and consonant, as well as for every vowel and consonant combination. Being mostly a (C) V (C) (Consonant - Vowel - Consonant) structured language, there are at least hundreds of glyph that can be used.

Although the regular system limits the use of glyphs, therefore some are almost unused and even mysterious or unknown from the average ayaupian person. The standard way to write down Ayaupian is to minimalise the use of glyphs, therefore using a glyph for every CV syllable (Consonant - Vowel) and a glyph for single separate vowel or consonant. For instance, the word pocel (tree) is written PO - CE - L, while the word ayopi (ayaupian) is written A - YO - PI. In the case of a cluster, like with the sound [tɾ] or [kl] which are frequent in Ayaupian, either the first consonant is separated as a single glyph, either is added what is known as a quotation mark ( ' ) to separate both consonants into their own syllable, or finally using a rare and special glyph.

Both Palayonian and Asconian are using this system, while Nestonian does the opposite: it uses as much glyphs as it can. Therefore, the word pocel is written PO - CEL, and the word ayopi, AY - OP - I, or AY - OPI. Thus Nestonian uses a lot more glyphs than other languages.

The elongated vowel [ɔ:] and [ä:] in the words containing -oo and -aa are using an extra accent to mark the elongation.

A stop in words separated in half is marked by an apostrophe.

Single Vowel Glyphs
A [ä] E [e] O [ɔ] I [i] U [u]
AyaupianGlyphA.png AyaupianGlyphE.png AyaupianGlyphO.png AyaupianGlyphI.png AyaupianGlyphU.png
Single Consonant Glyphs
P [p] M [m] N [n] V [v] Y [j] C [k] T [t] L [ɭ] R [ɾ] S [s]
AyaupianGlyphP.png AyaupianGlyphM.png AyaupianGlyphN.png AyaupianGlyphV.png AyaupianGlyphY.png AyaupianGlyphC.png AyaupianGlyphT.png AyaupianGlyphL.png AyaupianGlyphR.png AyaupianGlyphS.png
Syllables Glyph
PA [pä] MA [mä] NA [nä] VA [vä] YA [jä] CA [kä] TA [kä] LA [ɭä] RA [ɾä] SA [sä]
AyaupianGlyphPA.png AyaupianGlyphMA.png AyaupianGlyphNA.png AyaupianGlyphVA.png AyaupianGlyphYA.png AyaupianGlyphCA.png AyaupianGlyphTA.png AyaupianGlyphLA.png AyaupianGlyphRA.png AyaupianGlyphSA.png
PE [pe] ME [me] NE [ne] VE [ve] YE [je] CE [ke] TE [te] LE [ɭe] RE [ɾe] SE [se]
AyaupianGlyphPE.png AyaupianGlyphME.png AyaupianGlyphNE.png AyaupianGlyphVE.png AyaupianGlyphYE.png AyaupianGlyphCE.png AyaupianGlyphTE.png AyaupianGlyphLE.png AyaupianGlyphRE.png AyaupianGlyphSE.png
PO [pɔ] MO [mɔ] NO [nɔ] VO [vɔ] YO [jɔ] CO [kɔ] TO [tɔ] LO [ɭɔ] RO [ɾɔ] SO [sɔ]
AyaupianGlyphPO.png AyaupianGlyphMO.png AyaupianGlyphNO.png AyaupianGlyphVO.png AyaupianGlyphYO.png AyaupianGlyphCO.png AyaupianGlyphTO.png AyaupianGlyphLO.png AyaupianGlyphRO.png AyaupianGlyphSO.png
PI [pi] MI [mi] NI [ni] VI [vi] YI [ji] CI [ki] TI [ti] LI [ɭi] RI [ɾi] SI [si]
AyaupianGlyphPI.png AyaupianGlyphMI.png AyaupianGlyphNI.png AyaupianGlyphVI.png AyaupianGlyphYI.png AyaupianGlyphCI.png AyaupianGlyphTI.png AyaupianGlyphLI.png AyaupianGlyphRI.png AyaupianGlyphSI.png
PU [pu] MU [mu] NU [nu] VU [vu] YU [ju] CU [ku] TU [tu] LU [ɭu] RU [ɾu] SU [su]
AyaupianGlyphPU.png AyaupianGlyphMU.png AyaupianGlyphNU.png AyaupianGlyphVU.png AyaupianGlyphYU.png AyaupianGlyphCU.png AyaupianGlyphTU.png AyaupianGlyphLU.png AyaupianGlyphRU.png AyaupianGlyphSU.png


Ayaupian has a few consonants compared to the majority of Urth's language. Although many of ayaupian dialects vary in their consonant phonemes.

Consonant phonemes
Manner/Place Bilabial Labiodental Alveolar Palato-Alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Glottal
Nasal m n
Plosive p t k
Fricative v s
Approximant j
Tap/Flap ɾ
Lateral Approximant ɭ
Vowel phonemes
Front Back
High i u
High-mid e ɔ
Low ä



  • 0. Opi
  • 1. Anoc
  • 2. Ponoc
  • 3. Detoc
  • 4. Valoc
  • 5. Pacoc
  • 6. Nastoc
  • 7. Vistoc
  • 8. Celoc
  • 9. Liscolitoc
  • 10. Anoc'opi
  • 11. Anoc'anoc
  • 12. Anoc'ponoc
  • 13. Anoc'detoc
  • 14. Anoc'valoc
  • 15. Anoc'pacoc
  • 16. Anoc'nastoc
  • 17. Anoc'vistoc
  • 18. Anoc'celoc
  • 19. Anoc'liscolitoc
  • 20. Ponoc'opi


  • Sea = Valolap / Ayaupian word 'Valolap' (ayaupian scripture).png
  • Ocean = Avalolapoo / Ayaupian word 'Avalolapoo' (ayaupian scripture).png
  • River = Lutolap / Ayaupian word "Lutolap" (Ayaupian scripture).png
  • Mountain = Pum / Ayaupian word 'Pum' (ayaupian scripture).png
  • Rain = Opmot'lap / Ayaupian word 'Opmot'lap' (ayaupian scripture).png
  • Snow = Olico / Ayaupian word 'Olico' (ayaupian scripture).png
  • Tree = Pocel / Ayaupian word 'Pocel' (ayaupian scripture).png
  • Sun = Vost / Ayaupian word 'Vost' (ayaupian scripture).png
  • Moon = Inu / Ayaupian word 'Inu' (ayaupian scripture).png
  • World = Atucolapoo / Ayaupian word 'Atucolapoo' (ayaupian scripture).png


  • Dog = Tacloc
  • Cat = Icaticoc
  • Fish = Valotoc
  • Bird = Vramotoc
  • Cow = Trocatoc
  • Pig = Coroc
  • Mouse = Nasoc
  • Horse = Tosocenoc
  • Animal = Catucoc