How do I make my language sound like exisitng languages?

Vulgar's Word Structure option (under Show more options) allows you to define what consonants/consonant clusters are allowed, and where in the word they are allowed to occur. This means you can mimic the sound patterns of real world languages. Of course, you need to know what kinds of consonants clusters are permissible in these languages first. Below is summary of consonant clusters and vowels founds in twelve different languages. The data has been scraped from Wiktionary using approximately the top 500 most common words of each language (not every Wiktionary entry has IPA). This does not necessarily list every possible consonant cluster in a language, but it does give you the common ones.

So, how accurate is it to actually mimicking the sounds of the language you want? Well, sort of accurate. Inputting the German phonemes can give you something that sounds quite German. However, what gives a language its "feel" is not just the phonemes it has, or the groupings of phonemes, but also the distribution of those phonemes. Take the Italian data, for instance. It's true that Italian words can end in l, n, and r, but the vast majority of Italian words end in an o, a, or i. If you choose to include the fact that words in your Italian-inspired language can end in l, n, and r, Vulgar will probably add those letters to the ends of words disproportionally more compared to what real Italian does. The result may sound only vaguely Italian. Another thing that Vulgar will not be sensitive to is the groupings of both vowels and consonants. For example, Dutch has many words that end in 'en'. This is part of what gives Dutch its "Dutchy" feel, but Vulgar will not necessarily replicate that. Chinese is a tonal language -- Vulgar will not replicate that. Finally, bear in mind that the Word Structure does not deal with the orthography of a language. You might feasibly replicate something that really does sound like French, but the spelling will not have the idiosyncrasies of what you know French to look like.

English

Word initial consonants: b bɹ d dj dʒ f fj fɹ h hw j k kj kw kɹ l m n nj p pl pɹ s sm sp st t tɹ tʃ v w ð ɡ ɡɹ ɹ ʃ ʍ θ θɹ
Mid-word consonants:: b bl d f ft fɹ h k l ldɹ lm ls lw lɹ m mb ms mθ n nd ndɹ nl ns nt ntɹ nɹ p pl s st stʃ t ts tw tʃ v w z zn ð ŋɡl ɡ ɹ θ
Word final consonants: b d dz dʒ f ft hw k ks kst kt l ld lf lp lt lvz m md mz n nd ndz nst nt ntʃ nz p ps pt s skt st t ts tʃ v vd z ð ŋ ŋk ŋz ɡ ɹ ʃ θ
Vowels: aɪ aʊ eɪ i iə iː oː u uː æ ɑː ɒ ɔ ɔɪ ɔː ə əʊ ɛ ɛː ɜː ɪ ɪə ʊə ʌ

Chinese

Word initial consonants: b d f h j k kʰ l m n p pʰ s sz t tʰ ts tsz tsʰ tsʰz tɕ tɕɥ tɕʰ tɕʰɥ w x ŋ ɕ ɕɥ ʂ ʂʐ ʈʂ ʈʂʐ ʈʂʰ ʈʂʰʐ ʐ
Mid-word consonants:: n
Word final consonants: l n nʔ
Vowels: a au aɪ e ei eɪ i ia iɛ iː ie ioʊ iu iɑ iɑʊ iɛ iʊ o ou oʊ u ua uː uaɪ ueɪ uɑ uɔ uə y yi yo yœ yɛ œː ɐ ɐi ɐu ɑ ɑʊ ɑː ɔː ə ɛ ɛː ɤ ɨ ɪ ɵ ʊ œ

Dutch

Word initial consonants: b bl br d dr f j k kl kr l m n p pl pr r s sl sp spr st sx t tʋ v vr z ɣ ɣr ɦ ʋ
Mid-word consonants:: b bl br d fd k kt l lk lp lst lɣ lʃ m md n nd ns nz p r rd rk rst rsx rt rv rɣ rɦ s st sx t tj tz v vr xt z ŋ ŋk ɣ ɣr ɦ ʋ
Word final consonants: f ft k kt l lfs lp ls lt m ms mt n ns nt nts p pt r rk rkt rst rt s st t ts x xt z ŋ ŋk ŋkt
Vowels: aː eː i iu iː oː u ui uː y yu yː øː œy ɑ ɑu ɔ ɔi ə ɛ ɛi ɛi ɛɪ ɪ ɪː ʏ

Finnish

Word initial consonants: h j k l m n p r s t ʋ
Mid-word consonants:: d h hd ht k kk ks l lj lk lkk ll lm lpp lss lt ltt lv m mm mpp n nkk nn ns nss nt ntt p pp r rkk rpp rss rt rtt s sk ss st t tk ts tt v ʋ
Word final consonants: n s t
Vowels: e ei ei eæ eː i ie iɑ iː o oi oɑ oː u uo uo uɑ uː y yː æ æe æi æi æy æy æː ø ɑ ɑi ɑi ɑu ɑː

French

Word initial consonants: b bj bʁ d dw dʁw f fw fʁ k kw kʁ kʁw l lj lw lɥ m mj mw n p pl pw pɥ pʁ s sw sɥ sʁ t tʁ tʁw v vj vw vʁ ɡ ɡʁ ʁ ʁj ʃ ʃw ʒ ʒɥ
Mid-word consonants:: b bl d dɥ f j k kn ksj kspl kt ktɥ l lj lm lɥ lʒ m mj n p pt pɥ s sj stj t tfw tɥ v vw vʁ z zj ɡ ɡz ɡʁ ʁ ʁfw ʁj ʁnj ʁs ʁt ʁv ʁʃ ʃ ʒ d f k ksj p s sɥ t v vj
Word final consonants: bl bʁ d dʁ fʁ j k l lk lʒ m n p pʁ s st t ts tʁ v vʁ z ɲ ʁ ʁm ʁs ʁsk ʁt ʁʃ ʒ bʁ d dʁ k pl s t tʁ
Vowels: a e i o u y ø œ œ̃ ɑ ɑ̃ ɔ ɔ̃ ə ɛ ɛi ɛ̃

German

Word initial consonants: b bl br d dʁ dʒ f fʁ h j k kl l m n p pʁ s t ts ts tsv v z ɡ ɡl ɡʁ ʀ ʁ ʃ ʃn ʃpʁ ʃt ʔ
Mid-word consonants:: b bl d f h k kt l lf lt lz m n nd nt ntl nts nz r rt s st sç t ts tv tç tst x z ç çt çtʰ ŋ ŋk ɡ ʀ ʁ ʁb ʁdn ʁkl ʁt ʁɡ χ
Word final consonants: f k kt l lpst ls lst lt m mt n ns nst nt p pt pf r s st t ts tst x xst xt ç çt çts ŋ ŋk ŋs ŋst ɡ ʁ ʁl ʁn ʁst ʁt ʁç
Vowels: a aɪ aʊ aʊ aː e eː i iː o oː u uː yː øː œ ɐ ɔ ɔɪ ɔʏ ɔʏ ə ɛ ɛɐ ɛɐ ɛː ɪ ʊ ʏ

Italian

Word initial consonants: b bw d dʒ dʒ f k kw l m mj n nj nw p pj pr r s sj sk st str stʃ t tr tʃ v vj w ɡr ɡw ʎ
Mid-word consonants:: b bbj d ddʒ dr dʒ ff j k kkj kkw l lk ll lt ltr m mb mp n nd ndʒ nk nkw nn nsj nt ntr nts p pp r rd rj rk rl rn rr rt rts ss st str t tt ttsj ttʃ tts tʃ tʃ v z ɡ ɲ ɲɲ ʃʃ ʎ ʎʎ
Word final consonants: j l n r
Vowels: a ai au aʊ aː e ei eː i ia io iː o oi u ue ui uː ɔ ɛ ɛi ɛː

Japanese

Word initial consonants: b ch d dj f h j k m n p r s sh t ts ts tɕ ç ɕ ɡ ɲ ɾ
Mid-word consonants:: b bj d k m n nt nɾ p r s t ŋk ɕ ɡ ɰs ɴd ɾ
Word final consonants: n ɴ
Vowels: a au ai aɯ aː e eu eː i o oː u uː y ə ɨ ɯ

Korean

Word initial consonants: h j k kj kw kx kʰ m mj mw n p pj pʰ pʰj s sʰ t tʰ tɕ tɕʰ w x ç çj ɕ ɕʰ ɰ ɲj ɸw ɸʷ
Mid-word consonants:: b d dʑ j kç kʰ kpʰ m md mdʑ mpʰj mɕʰ n nb nd ndʑ nkx nn nsʰ ntʰ ntɕʰ nɕʰ nɡ nɡj nɦ nβw sʰ tʰ tɕʰ w ŋ ŋb ŋj ŋm ŋn ŋtʰ ŋɕʰ ŋɡ ŋɦ ŋɲj ŋʝj ŋβw ɕʰ ɡ ɦ ɭb ɭd ɭkç ɭɭ ɭʎ ɭʎj ɲj ɾ ɾj ɾɦ ʝ β k
Word final consonants: m n p t ŋ ɭ
Vowels: a ai ao au aɯ aː e eu eː i iʌ iː o oː oi u uʌ uː ɘː ɛ ɯ ɯː ʌ

Portuguese

Word initial consonants: b d dʒ dʒ f k kl kw kɾ l m n p pɾ s t tɾ tʃ v ɡ ɡɾ ʀ ʁ ʁj ʃ ʃt ʎ ʒ
Mid-word consonants:: b bl bɾ d f j jt jz jð jɲ jʃ k l lɡ m n p s sk st sw t tɾ tʃ v w wv wz z zdʒ ð ɡ ɡw ɣ ɫk ɫm ɫt ɫɡ ɫɣ ɲ ɹd ɹs ɹt ɾ ɾd ɾk ɾm ɾp ɾt ɾð ʁ ʁk ʁm ʃ ʃk ʃp ʃt ʎ ʒ ʒm ntʃ β βɾ χt
Word final consonants: j js jʃ s w ws wʃ ɫ ɾ ʃ
Vowels: a ai e eu i ia iu iɐ iɐ̃ o oɐ u uɐ ɐ ɐ̃ ɔ ə ɛ ɛu ɨ ɪ ʊ

Russian

Word initial consonants: b bʲ d dlʲ dr dv dvʲ dʲ fsʲ ft j k knʲ kt lʲ m mn mʲ n nʲ p plʲ pr prʲ pʲ r rʲ s sk sl sm sn spr sr st str sv svʲ sʲ t trʲ tv tʲ tɕ v vdr vmʲ vrʲ vzɡlʲ vzʲ vʲ x z zn zʲ zʲdʲ ɕ ɡ ɡdʲ ɡl ʂt ʐ ʐd
Mid-word consonants:: b bʲ d dn dʲ dʲnʲ fsʲ j jn jtʲ k kn kt kʲ l ln lɡ lʐn lʲ lʲk lʲzʲ lʲʂ m mlʲ mn mnʲ mʲ n nʲ nʲɕ nʲɡʲ pr pɕ pʲ r rn rv rʲ s sk skv skʲ sm st str sʲ sʲtʲ t tr trʲ tvʲ tʲ ts tɕ tɕtʲ v vd vn vʲ x z zn zvʲ ɡ ɡd ʂ ʂl ʂt ʐ ʐd ʐn
Word final consonants: j k l lʲ m n nʲ p r rʲ s sʲ sʲtʲ t tʲ ts tɕ x zʲnʲ ʂ
Vowels: a e i o u æ ɐ ə ɛ ɨ ɪ ɵ ʉ ʊ

Spanish

Word initial consonants: b bj bw d f fw k kj kw kɾ l lw m mj mw n nw p pw pɾ r s sj sw t tj tɾ tʃ x ɡ ɡɾ ʎ ʝ β θ θj
Mid-word consonants:: b bl bɾ d dj f j k l lt lɡj lβ m mbj mbɾ mm mp mpɾ n nd nk nt ntr ntɾ nɡ nɡr nθ p r rk rp rt s sd skw sm spw st stɾ tɾ tʃ tʃ x ð ðr ŋk ŋɡ ɡ ɡt ɡw ɣ ɲ ɾ ɾd ɾj ɾk ɾs ɾt ɾð ʎ ʝ β θ θj
Word final consonants: d j l n r s ð ɾ θ
Vowels: a ai ao e ea eo i ia io o oi u

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