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Ozenasian
Ancasanoussā
[ɑŋ̊kɑsɑn̥oʊɕɑ:]
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Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersOzenasian is spoken by a population of around 12,000,000 in Ancatsōna.
Species Human/humanoid
About Ozenasian
:itirwieles; :jij; :auhancoojaum; :ujvuuqalaar; :eze; :auhonaa;
Itirwieles thith auChancōthaum uthlhūccalār etse auchonā.
['i.ti.ʁ̥iɛ.l̥ɛs 'θiθ ɑʊ.xɑ.'ŋ̊ko:.θɑ̃ʊ̃ u.'θɬu:.qɑ.l̥ɑ:ɹ̥ 'ɛ.t͡sɛ ɑʊ.xo.'n̥ɑ:]
Itirwiel.NOMNominative (case)
TRANS subject, INTR argument
time.LOCLocative (case)
'in, on, at' etc
GENGenitive (case)
possessive
.Chancōthaum be.PASTPast tense (tense)
action occurred before moment of speech
-PFVPerfective (aspect)
completed action
place GENGenitive (case)
possessive
.stasis
~First line of the Ulta

Ancasanoussā is a synthetic language spoken by the Elin of the Ancas and Iyētthil Plains. More isolated dialects of the language can be found in Tirthēlen, the Ceitsē Valley, and the Althānoum Archipelago. Some of its features include:

-Entirely unvoiced nasals, affricates, and plosives & slack voiced rhotics and approximants
-Three-way rhotic distinction
-Front-back vowel harmony
-Phonemic vowel length
-Locative cases denoting cardinal and egocentric directions
-Verbs conjugated for causality
-Evidential particles
-7 grammatical numbers
-Duodecimal number system
-Noun counter inflections
Sample of Ozenasian[view] Epseilē entei eyē chrā onrhantal / Nessē uthrā enrhechē aupoum

Do not yell at me! I am your mother!
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Latest vocabulary
enimiradjdizzy
umūpufuradjdisoriented
olufārnasnhallucination
Language family relationships
Language treeElin
 ⤷ Elineissē Athār
  ⤷  Ozenasian
 
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottalOther
Nasal     ɲ̊   [ŋ̊]1 [ɴ̥]2    
Plosive p   t   c   k q ʔ  
Fricative ɸ θ s ɕ     x ʁ̥    
Affricate p͡ɸ t̪͡θ t͡s t͡ɕ     k͡x     t͡ɬ
Lateral approximant       ʎ̥          
Lateral fricative     ɬ              
Approximant     ɹ̥          
Trill                  
Blends ɴ̥q ŋ̊k
  1. allophone of /ŋ̊k/
  2. allophone of /ɴ̥q/
VowelsFrontBack
Close i i: u u:
Close-mid   o o:
Open-mid ɛ ɛ:  
Open   ɑ ɑ:
Polyphthongs ɛɪ ɑʊ
Syllable StructureAncasanoussā's syllable structure is CCVVCC. The restrictions to this are as follows:

-The only diphthongs allowed are <ie>, <ei>, <ou> and <au>.

-Consonant clusters have one core consonant, which may be any consonant except <ts>, <w>, <lh>, or <y>. This core consonant may be preceded by <m>, <n>, <th>, <r>, or <l>, and be followed by <m>, <n>, <f>, <s>, <ss>, <r>, <rh>, <y>, <l>, or <lh>. A core consonant may not be preceded and followed by the same consonant.

-The only consonants that may fall at the end of a word are <m>, <n>, <th>, <l>, <r>, <lh>, or <s>. The only consonant cluster that may fall at the end of a word are <lth>, <nth>, and <rth>. The long and short variants of the vowel <u> may not fall at the end of a word.

-The only consonants that may fall at the beginning of a word are <m>, <n>, <p>, <t>, <c>, <f>, <th>, <s>, <ch>, <l>, <lh>, <r>, <y> or <rh>, with few exceptions. The only consonant clusters that may fall at the beginning of a word are <tr>, <thr>, <thl>, <pf>, <cl>, <cr>, <fr>, <ny>, <pr>, <chr> or <pl>. Long vowels may not fall at the beginning of a word.
Stress informationStress falls on the first long vowel of a word. If there are no long vowels in a word, stress falls on the first syllable.
OtherAncasanoussā has back-front vowel harmony. The front, or "light" vowels are the long and short variants of <e> and <i>, while the "heavy" vowels are <a>, <o> and <u>.

The word-final <m> is silent, and indicates the preceding vowel or diphthong to be nasalised.
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Ozenasian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 OzenasianOrthography [edit]
:i;
Ii
ir
/i/
:ii;
Īī
chīr
/i:/
:y;
Yy
ye
/j̥/
:e;
Ee
lei
/ɛ/
:ee;
Ēē
lēyi
/ɛ:/
:h;
CH ch
char
/x/
:v;
LH lh
olhous
/ɬ/
:b;
RH rh
rhalām
/r̥/
:x;
SS ss
assoth
/ɕ/
:s;
Ss
solā
/s/
:z;
TS ts
etsēs
/t͡s/
:p;
Pp
pirnī
/p/
:f;
Ff
pfilei
/ɸ/
:w;
Ww
oul
/w̥/
:u;
Uu
um
/u/
:uu;
Ūū
uro
/u:/
:l;
Ll
lin
/l̥/
:q;
CC cc
occol
/q/
:o;
Oo
on
/o/
:oo;
Ōō
oum
/o:/
:n;
Nn
nērhil
/n̥/
:j;
TH th
thaulō
/θ/
:t;
Tt
tōra
/t/
:a;
Aa
atha
/ɑ/
:aa;
Āā
otha
/ɑ:/
:_;
'
auca
/ʔ/
:r;
Rr
raum
/ɹ̥/
:c;
Cc
cel
/k/
:m;
Mm
par
/m̥/
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    Typological information for Ozenasian

    Vowel harmonyFront-back
    Vowel harmony scopeWhole word harmony
    Vowel harmony exemptionsNo exemptions; all vowels harmonise

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