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Him Giong
Him Giông
[ɦim gjɑŋ]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 8 June 2017
Language type Creole
Species Human/humanoid
About Him Giong Him Giông is a creole language birthed from the union of the Old Elu(Sinhalese) languages of Sri Lanka and the Multhic languages of the Naga-like Mulths, who hail from the fictional hidden island of Eiramanca(literally, snowland).

Back Story
'Him Giông', literally meaning 'family language', was originally the language of the Multho-human hybrids who settled in Solhangtser,Eiramanca. Historically, these hybrids were excluded from Eiramancan society, being deemed inferior to 'pure-blooded' Mulths. However, as these close-knitted communities gradually gained political power and recognition, so did the creole, to the point that it replaced 'Muldop' as the official language of the land.

•The Language is about 80% monosyllabic, about 18% bisyllabic and about 70% analytical in nature. Despite having a moderately large set of phonemes, most phonemes are commonly found in quite a few natlangs.
•The most common word structures are (C)(V), (C)(V)(C), (C)(C)(V), (C)(C)(V)(C) and (C)(C)(V)(C)(C) and the structure of the longest word is (C)(C)(V)(V)(C)(V)(C), which is usually pronounced as 2 syllables.
•The lexicon is made up of primarily Proto-Multhic and the Multhic languages, and secondarily of Old Sinhalese and Old Sri Lankan Tamil, then other Asian languages. It also borrows a few words from the liturgical language of the Mulths;  Razzothian .
•The syntax relies on Old Sinhalese intermingled with a lot of Multhic grammatical features.
•The word order is primarily SOV, but it's not fixed.
•Currently, there are two distinguishable dialects of Him Giông; the Presthic Standard Dialect(HMG)and the Solhängtšër'm regional dialect( Solhangtedian)
Sample of Him Giong[view] Tâ hi yb i ne truj vi yua. Ne truj vi hô?

This says you are dead. Are you dead?
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Language family relationships
Language treeMulthic
 ⤷ Proto-Multhic
  ⤷ Multho-Sinhalese
   ⤷ Old Him Giong
    ⤷  Him Giong
[view] About MulthicMulthic is the language family of the languages of the Naga-like Mulths(Mulđ-ûl) of Eiramanca. Most languages of the fictional Kingdom of Eiramanca are Multhic languages.
[edit] [view] Sölhängtšër'm (Solhangtedian)☆The dialect spoken by the people of the town of Sölhängtšër, Eiramanca, and the only surviving regional dialect of Him Giong.
☆The oldest regional dialect of Him Giong, as historically the first speakers of Him Giong are Solhangtedians.
☆Retains a lot of phonological deviations now absent from the standard dialect.
☆Has gone through a phase of 'purification' from other influences, while the standard dialect has not.
☆Still considered mutually intelligible with the Standard, albeit dubiously.
Nasal m     n   ɳ     ŋ      
Plosive [p]1 pʰ b   [t̪]2 t̪ʰ [t]3 tʰ d   [ʈ]4 ʈʰ ɖ     [k]5 kʰ g [ᵑg]6      
Fricative   f v θ ð s z [ʃ]7 ʒ ʂ     [x]8 [χ]9 ʁ ɦ  
Affricate   p̪͡f b̪͡v     t͡ʃʰ d͡ʒ             t͡ɬ
Lateral approximant       l   [ɭ]10            
Approximant       ɹ     j w        
Trill                   [ʀ]11    
Flap       ɾ   [ɽ]12            
Blends d̪ʁ ʂɹ d̪z ts ʂl
ʃv ʃɹ
  1. allophone of /b/
  2. allophone of /d̪/
  3. allophone of /d/
  4. allophone of /ɖ/
  5. allophone of /g/
  6. allophone of /ŋ/
  7. allophone of /t͡ʃʰ/
  8. allophone of /ʁ/
  9. allophone of /ʁ/
  10. allophone of /l/
  11. allophone of /ʁ/
  12. allophone of /ɖ/
Close i y     ɯ u
Near-close   ɪ    
Close-mid e     o
Mid     ə  
Open-mid [ɛ]1      
Near-open æ   ɐ  
Open [a]2     ɑ
  1. allophone of /æ/
  2. allophone of /ɐ/
Below is the orthography for Him Giong. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Him GiongOrthography [edit]
Ââ/æ/, [ɛ]Aa/ɐ/, [a]Bb/b/, [p]BV bv/b̪͡v/CH ch/t͡ʃʰ/, [ʃ]CHL chl/ʂl/CHR chr/ʃɹ/CHV chv/ʃv/Dd/d/, /ɖ/, [ɽ]Ee/e/Êê/ə/
Ff/f/Gg/g/GZ gz/gʒ/Hh/ɦ/, //HH hh/ʁ/, [χ], [x], [ʀ]Ii/i/Jj/d͡ʒ/JCH jch/ʒ/Kk/kʰ/KS ks/kʃ/Ll/l/
LR lr[ɭ]Mm/m/Nn/n/NG ng/ŋ/, [ᵑg]Oo/o/Ôô/ɑ/Pp/pʰ/PS ps/pç/PV pv/p̪͡f/Rr/ɹ/RH rh/ɾ/
Ss/s/SR sr/ʂɹ/SS ss/θ/Tt/ʈʰ/, /tʰ/TH th/t̪ʰ/TL tl/t͡ɬ/TS ts/ts/Üü/y/Uu/u/Ûû/ɯ/Vv/v/
Ww/w/Xx/ʂ/Yy/j/, /ɪ/Zz/z/ZZ zz/ð/Đđ/d̪/, [t̪]ĐZ đz/d̪z/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
    Typological information for Him Giong

    Base counting systemOctal (8)
    Definite articleDistinct article
    Demonstrative proximityOther
    Pronoun persons1st/2nd/3rd/4th persons
    Script typeAbugida

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