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Gallifreyan Guide P.2: Consonants by cbettenbender Gallifreyan Guide P.2: Consonants by cbettenbender
This is the second page of my guide to Circular Gallifreyan, or at least the language/code I invented based on the way that Circular Gallifreyan looks in the TV show Doctor Who. While I do not own any rights to the show, and this is purely for fun as a fan, I really would not appreciate someone claiming my writing and its structure and claiming it as their own. Feel free to use it, by all means, but please give me proper credit. :)
Here is an index of the guide so far:

P.1: Basic Structure and Intro. to Sounds
P.2: Consonants
P.3: Vowels
P.4: Links and Sound Ordering
P.5: Additional Sound Notation

There is more coming soon, as I am only about half-way done with the guide, but I just wanted to upload the first half. With this much, you should be able to get a grasp on how to properly form words. The next sections are going to explain sentence structure, verbs, and more. I'm also going to have one page that acts as a cipher which will be a condensed version all of this to help you remember it better.

NOTE: That little up-side-down semicircle you all see next to the syllables is a directional notation. Because the language's structure means that a word could mean something completely different if read sideways or up-side-down, that little symbol should always be facing that way to tell you which way to read it. I will be adding that to the text properly later on.

Anyway, I hope you all enjoy it, and if you have any questions at all, feel free to comment on any of the pages or send me a private note. Thank you for reading! Allons-y!

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Purple4Unicorns Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014
write crab
MuirOfLanternWaste Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013
May I use this image in a school presentation?
fuzed-ice Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013
This is awsome :-) its and interesting form of gallifreyan. I like it :-) Im curious, where did you get it from? :-) it seems a lot eazer to understand then the form with lots and lots of circles with different shadeing :-) thank you for the drawings and explaination on how to right it :-) oh and I'm curious, you know how they have lots of random disigns int the weighting, could yours include that?
LmonLimeCat Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013
Love it
seewhatimesdone Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Much thanks!
Sorcha-Victoria Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Is there no symbol for ''ng''?
jasonkb Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013
This is a FANTASTIC guide, but I'm a tad confused on one thing: What if the word you're making has consonants in the same position, with different shapes? For instance, as "Kathryn", my name has the "K" sound and the "R" sound. Both of the sounds are located at the bottom of the circle. How would I go about communicating that the word has both a K and an R when the two overlap?
megananna22 Featured By Owner May 5, 2013
If I'm understanding page one, then Kath and ryn are two different circles, one for each syllable.
Heartstrings87 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist
What about the q sound?
cbettenbender Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The 'qu' sound is replaced by a connected K and W.
Sackva Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
What if you have a word such as "chaff", where the "ch" and the "f" would be in the same place?
cbettenbender Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I've realized that this can kind of be a problem, but the way I handle it is to make one larger, usually the first one, so that the line to determine that it comes first can be more clearly drawn to the outer circle. If you want me to draw up some examples, I'd be happy to help. :)
Sackva Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
Ah, that makes sense. Thanks!
cbettenbender Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem!
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