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Amestrian
Amestrik
[ɑməstrɪk]*
Registered by EnvyTheJelly on 17 June 2016
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
About Amestrian
Amestrian


Amestrian is the language spoken by the people of Amestris, the fictional country from the Fullmetal Alchemist Universe. Put simply, it takes inspiration primarily from the Germanic languages (As Amestris is clearly portrayed as having a German-esque culture) with influences and loanwords from some Semitic languages (Due to their country learning most of its scientific grounding from a man from the show's equivalent of Babylon, and having a rather large minority of Ishvalans, essentially arabs.)
Sample of Amestrian[view] Hilo? / Löst sta ost.

Hello? / I love you.
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Latest vocabulary
zatniktiefadjexcellent
dewadplike
löstnlove
Language family relationships
Language treeGermanic
 ⤷ Proto-Germanic
  ⤷ West Germanic
   ⤷ Old High German
    ⤷  Amestrian
[view] About GermanicThe Germanic languages are a branch of the Indo-European language family spoken natively by a population of approximately 500 million people mainly in North America, Oceania, Western and Northern Europe. Proto-Germanic , which was spoken in approxima...
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarGlottal
Nasal m     n     ŋ  
Plosive p b     t d     k g ʔ
Fricative   f v [ð]1 s z [ʃ]2 ç x h
Affricate   p̪f     t͡ʃ d͡ʒ      
Lateral approximant       l        
Approximant           j    
Trill       r        
  1. allophone of /d/
  2. allophone of /s/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i [y]1       u
Near-close   ɪ ʏ   [ʊ]2  
Close-mid e ø       o
Mid     ə    
Open-mid [œ]3       [ɔ]4
Near-open     ɐ    
Open a   [ä]5   ɑ
Polyphthongs ɔʏ ɔɪ
  1. allophone of /ʏ/
  2. allophone of /u/
  3. allophone of /ø/
  4. allophone of /o/
  5. allophone of /ɑ/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Amestrian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 AmestrianOrthography
Aa
Ah
/ɑ/, [ä]
Ää
/a/
Öö
Öh
/ø/, [œ]
Üü
Üh
/ʏ/, [y]
Bb
Bah
/b/
Dd
Dah
/d/, [ð]
Ee
Eh
/ə/
Ff
Fah
/f/
Gg
Gah
/g/
Hh
Hah
/h/
Ii
Ih
/ɪ/
Kk
Kah
/k/
Ll
Lah
/l/
Mm
Mah
/m/
Nn
Nah
/n/
Oo
Oh
/o/, [ɔ]
Pp
Pah
/p/
Rr
Rah
/r/
Ss
Sah
/s/, [ʃ]
Tt
Tah
/t/
Uu
Uh
/u/, [ʊ]
Ww
Wah
/v/
Yy
Yah
/j/
Zz
Zah
/z/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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    Typological information for Amestrian

    Marked tense (verb)Past, Present, Future
    Primary word orderVSO
    Noun numbersSingular/Dual/Plural
    GendersNone
    Primary writing systemLatin (Extended)

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