The Koleg alphabet was created in the summer of 2018 by Danish conlanger Carl Avlund as a script for his conlang Kotekkish or Koteḳ. The name Koleg [kɔˈlɛχ] means "our writing", and Kotek [kɔˈtɛkʲʰ] means "our name/reputation/rumor". It is an alphabet in the sense that there are letters for consonants as well as vowels, but some consonant letters may also be read as vowels depending on their position in a word. It was developed from the Old Kotekkish logographic script. The Kotekkish language is spoken by a fictional Stone Age people called the Taks (Kotekkish tak) on the equally fictional island group of Kovāk.
Most of Koleg is straightforward, however a thing or two should be noted. Simple stop letters (pok, taj, koš, cin and tlav) – i.e. not "strong" (nedlom/nedlej/cineš) – are intervocalically and word-finally voiced. However, most long vowel letters, some diphthong letters, and all triphthong letters are "sharp" (šosom/šosej). This turns a following, simple stop letter voiceless instead of voiced, which it otherwise would have been given its position.
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