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Anzali
Anzatul hanāŋ
[anzatul χana:ŋ]
Registered by Romenna on 13 January 2016
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Anzali Anzali belongs to the Talitic languages and is spoken in Ankurnak in southern Scaba. The people speaking it call themselves Šĕnanzai, which roughly translates as "People of the Sun".

Some grammar notes:

- agglutinative language
- Ergative/Absolutive alignment
- no grammatical gender
- 7 cases (and one base form - I'm not sure of the proper linguistic term...)
- the word order is SOV


The writing system is a syllabary and consists of 210 different glyphs. The example shows the sentence Nimrĕšempotak ukaštārak anufeha, "Nimrĕšempo sees the Emperor".


Sample of Anzali[view] Ňehetitak hitānrak midafēha. Hitāntak ňehetarak midafēha.

The bird saw the fish. / / The fish saw the bird.
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexPalatalVelarUvular
Nasal m   n     ɲ ŋ  
Plosive p b   t d       k kʷ g  
Fricative   f v s z ʃ ʐ     χ
Affricate       d͡ʒ        
Lateral approximant     l          
Flap     ɾ          
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i:       u:
Near-close   ɪ ʏ   ʊ  
Close-mid e:       o:
Mid     ə    
Open-mid ɛ       ɔ
Near-open æ        
Open a a:        
Polyphthongs əʊ
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Anzali. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 AnzaliOrthography
Aa/a/AI ai/aɪ/AU au/aʊ/Bb/b/Dd/d/Ee/ʏ/EU eu/əʊ/Ff/f/Gg/g/
Hh/χ/Ii/ɪ/Jj/d͡ʒ/Kk/k/KW kw/kʷ/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/ɔ/
Pp/p/Rr/ɾ/Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/ʊ/Vv/v/Zz/z/Ňň/ɲ/Ŋŋ/ŋ/
Ōō/o:/Šš/ʃ/Ūū/u:/Žž/ʐ/Āā/a:/Ăă/æ/Ēē/e:/Ĕĕ/ɛ/Īī/i:/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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    Typological information for Anzali

    Number of nominal casesSeven cases
    GendersNone
    Primary writing systemConscript
    Morphological typologyAgglutinative
    Morphosyntactic alignmentErgative/Absolutive

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