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Cazenian
zabon cazanen
[zɐˈbo:n kɐˈzɑ:nən]
Registered by theotheo on 31 May 2018
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersCazenian is spoken by a population of around 270,000 .
Species Human/humanoid
About Cazenian Cazenian is a funtional language spoken by "mountain people" living on Cazen highlands and surrounding regions. There are 4 major dialects but Middle Cazenian is the official language.

Grammar:
1. VSO word order and heavily head initial.
5. 6 genders (masculine, feminine, rational collective, natural, artificial, irrational collective) divided from two super classes (rational, non-rational)
2. 7 cases: nominative & absolutive, accusative & ergative, dative, genitive, locative, instrumental and vocative.
3. Adjectives agree on gender and number, loosely agree on case.
4. 3 tenses: past, present and future, and 2 aspect: perfect and imperfect.
5. Ergativity in past tense and perfect
6. Copular sin is dropped completely in simple present tense.

Phonology:
1. plain vs palatalized consonents
2. long vs short vowels
3. backness vowel harmony
Sample of Cazenian[view] vòten müde taste merdin, jevažno gvaz moni nises. merdine ànen bè tarz nisn bust.

Many will die no matter what we do. Better them than us.
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarRetroflexAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalVelarGlottalOther
Nasal m   n     ɲ ŋ    
Plosive p b   t d     c ɟ k g ʔ  
Fricative   f v s z ʂ ʐ ɕ ʑ ç ʝ [x]1 [ɣ]2    
Affricate     t͡s   t͡ɕ        
Lateral approximant           ʎ     ɫ
Approximant           j      
Trill     r            
Flap     [ɾ]3            
  1. allophone of /k/
  2. allophone of /g/
  3. allophone of /r/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i y       u
Near-close   ɪ ʏ   ʊ  
Close-mid e ø       o
Mid     ə    
Open-mid œ       ɔ
Near-open æ   ɐ    
Open         ɑ
Polyphthongs aɪ̯ oʏ̯ eɪ̯
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Cazenian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 CazenianOrthography
Jj
/j/
Ll
la
/ɫ/
L' l'
q'usla
/ʎ/
Bb
bo
/b/
Nn
en
/n/, /ŋ/
N' n'
q'usen
/ɲ/
Ii
i
/i/, /ɪ/
Pp
/p/
Mm
me
/m/
Gg
ga
/g/
G' g'
q'usga
/ʝ/
Dd
de
/d/
D' d'
q'usde
/ɟ/
Aa
a
/ɑ/, /ɐ/
Àà
àma
/aɪ̯/
Ää
ä
/æ/
Cc
che
/k/
C' c'
q'usche
/ç/
Oo
/ɔ/, /o/
Òò
òma
/oʏ̯/
Öö
ö
/œ/, /ø/
Zz
ze
/z/
Z' z'
q'usze
/ʑ/
Žž
lezze
/ʐ/
Ss
sa
/s/
S' s'
q'ussa
/ɕ/
Šš
lezsa
/ʂ/
Vv
ve
/v/
Ee
/ə/, /e/
Èè
èma
/eɪ̯/
Rr
ra
/r/, [ɾ]
Ff
fa
/f/
Uu
u
/u/, /ʊ/
Üü
ü
/y/, /ʏ/
Tt
ta
/t/
T' t'
q'usta
/c/
Qq
/t͡s/
Q' q'
q'usqà
/t͡ɕ/
Hh
/ʔ/, //
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