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Nidian Lesson 1
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This public article was written by Eejii, and last updated on 19 Sep 2015, 12:19.

[comments] Menu 1. Pronounciatian Stakinde 2. New vocabulary Njär sanididar 3. Dialogue Dialokis 4. Test Tester Welcome! Vyrtaki!
This is the first lesson of  Nidian. Nidian is wannabe fusional language that is spoken in the land of Nidis by 2 680 people. In this lesson you'll learn how to pronounce Nidian and introduce yourself.

[top]Pronounciatian Stakinde


OrthographyIPAExample
AaaAdvir /advɪr/(problem)
DddDörri /dør:ɪ/ (door)
ÐððÐypir /ðʏpʰɪr/ (child)
EeɛEldis /ɛldɪs/ (fire)
HhhHava /hava/ (sea)
ĦħħĦardir /ħardɪr/ (fence)
HvkvHvaka /kvaka/ (night)
IiɪIlis /ɪlɪs/ (air)
JjjJarnir /jarnɪr/ (map)
KkkKattis /kat:ɪs/ (cat)
LllLànä /læ:næ/ (garden)
MmmMaka /maka/ (spirit)
NnnNámis /na:mɪs/ (face)
NgŋIngliskis /ɪŋlɪʃɪs/ (English)
OouOrda /urda/ (word)
PpPatthe /pʰaθ:ɛ/ (easy)
RrrResaj /rɛsaj/ (think)
SssSakir /sakɪr/ (fish)
TttTavas /tavas/ (one)
UuʉUr /ʉr/ (how)
VvvVapis /vapʰɪs/ (horse)
ThθThativos /θatɪvus/ (boy)
ÄäæÄrpis /ærpɪs/(work)
ÖöøÖkji /økjɪ/(even)
Ààæ:Làrej /læ:rɛj/ (learn)
Ááa:Áva /a:va/ (cold)
Èèø:Èkör /ø:kør/ (eye)
Ééɛ:Én /ɛ:n/(voice)
Ííɪ:Íona /ɪ:una/ (eon)
Óóɔ:Órna /ɔ:rna/ (opinion)
ȮȯɔȮtta /ɔt:a/ (eight)
Ùùʉ:Ùris /ʉ:rɪs/ (thing)
Úúu:Úrir /u:rɪr/ (year)
YyʏTyvos /tʏvus/ (man)
Ýýʏ:Ývir /ʏ:vɪr/
EeɛɪEehva /ɛɪhva/ (moment)
EiEis /aɪs/ (ice)
Tthθ:Patthe /pʰaθ:e/(easy)
SkʃSkjö /ʃjø/ (ocean)


All consonants can be geminated by doubling the letter. For example pp /p:/, tt /t:/ expect /ŋ/ <ng> which can't be geminated. Got it? Good.

[top]New vocabulary Njär sanididar

NidianIPAEnglish
Heij!/haɪj/Hello!
His!/hɪs/Hello!
Jei/jaɪ/I, 1SG
Du/dʉ/You, 2SG
Hve?/kvɛ/Who?
Ur?/ʉr/How?
vyðaj/vʏðaj/be called
oj/uj/and
Alo!/alu/Bye!
Hȯdär!/hɔdär/See you!


[top]Dialogue Dialokis

Here's a short dialogue between Heekis and Sennir.

S: Heij! H: His! S: Hve du? H: Vyðer Heekis. Oj du? (vyðer= I am called) S: Vyðer Sennir. Alo! H: Hȯdär!


Try to translate the dialogue and prepare for a little test.

[top]Test Tester


Here's just a little test to show what you've learned.
Try to translate into Nidian:
Who are you?  
I'm called...  
Bye  
See you  

Thank you very much reading this lesson. Hope you liked it.
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