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Velenian [LEN]
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Velenian
Dac Guenηr Lenīl
[dat͡ʃ gwenɛ:ɾ leni:l]*
Registered by JKeller on 16 June 2016
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
About Velenian Velenian is built in part because of a personal love for grammar, but also as part of a larger world building. It is spoken on the lower continent of Qāzan (Qāzan Oyl) on the planet Veleniuz.
Sample of Velenian[view] ar нeva Gefīja ideu Zal jitilu nāza o dino

And what is this other toxic liquid called?
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Latest vocabulary
Ztagdncommon sense
Ztagdnlogic
Ztagdnconsequence
Language family relationships
Language treeNarjan
 ⤷ Proto-Narjanic
  ⤷ Vīl
   ⤷ Ancient Velenian
    ⤷  Velenian
[view] About NarjanThe language family for the various languages spoken on Planet Veleniuz. Most inhabitants of the southern continent Qāzan Oyl speak a dialect of Velenian, however most of its language siblings have gone extinct.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m   n          
Plosive p b   t d       k g  
Fricative [ɸ]1 f v s ʃ [ç]2   [x]3 h
Affricate       t͡ʃ d͡ʒ        
Lateral approximant     l          
Approximant         j w    
Flap     ɾ          
  1. allophone of /f/
  2. allophone of /h/
  3. allophone of /h/
VowelsFrontBack
Close i i: u u:
Close-mid e e: o o:
Open-mid [ɛ]1 ɛ: [ɔ]2
Open a a:  
  1. allophone of /e/
  2. allophone of /o/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Velenian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 VelenianOrthography
Aa
An
/a/
Āā
Āz
/a:/
Bb
Bi
/b/
Cc
Ci
/t͡ʃ/
Dd
Di
/d/
Нн
Vilae
/h/
Ee
En
/e/
Ēē
Ēz
/e:/
Ff
Fi
/f/
Gg
Gi
/g/
Ii
In
/i/
Īī
Īz
/i:/
Ηη
/ɛ:/
Jj
Ji
/ʃ/
Ll
Lo
/l/
Mm
Me
/m/
Nn
Ne
/n/
Oo
On
/o/
Ōō
Ōm
/o:/
Pp
Pi
/p/
Qq
Qi
/k/
Rr
Ra
/ɾ/
Tt
Ti
/t/
Uu
Un
/u/
Ūū
Ūz
/u:/
Vv
Vi
/v/
Ww
Wo
/w/
Yy
Yin
/j/
Zz
Zi
/s/
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    Latest 8 related articles listed below.
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    Velenian Speech Particles
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    27-Aug-17 07:56
    Origins of the Velenian Language
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    22-Jun-16 17:31
    Typological information for Velenian

    GendersOther animacy classes
    Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative
    Number of nominal casesFive cases
    Primary word orderVSO
    Verb head-directionalityHead initial

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