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Osgantan
Osgantan
[oz'ganta:n]
Registered by krysX on 19 June 2017
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Osgantan Osgantan is a 99,9% A PRIORI with an Europeanesque aesthetic.
Its main features are
  • generally SVO, even though it's technically free
  • NOM-ACC
  • generally head-initial
  • mix of analytic, agglutinative and fusional elements
  • pretty consistent spelling with very few irregularities
  • small phonetic inventory with (mostly) very basic sounds

Sample of Osgantan[view] Na noktagod stangerdrans' va n'onsal erveltarteg

It was so late that the sun was rising again.
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Latest vocabulary
neltavvpay
askernadjlate
Language family relationships
Language treeDryglithic
 ⤷  Osgantan
[view] About DryglithicThe Dryglithic language family is home to one of the most infuential languages of the Krastevsian conworld.
[view] Osgantan Terrans' (Earth Only)No summary available for this dialect.
[view] Otrysontogantian Placeholders' (Unnamed Dialect)No summary available for this dialect.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarGlottal
Nasal m   n        
Plosive (p) (b)   t d     k g  
Fricative   (f) v s [z]1 (ʃ) (ʒ)     h
Affricate     t͡s [d͡z]2 (t͡ʃ) (d͡ʒ)      
Lateral approximant     l        
Approximant         j    
Trill     r        
  1. allophone of /s/
  2. allophone of /t͡s/
VowelsFrontBack
Close i (u)
Close-mid e o
Open-mid [ɛ]1  
Open a [a:]2  
  1. allophone of /e/
  2. allophone of /a/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Osgantan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 OsgantanOrthography
Aa/a/Bb/b/1Dd/d/DŶ dŷ/d͡ʒ/2Ee/e/Ff/f/3Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/
Nn/n/Oo/o/Pp/p/4Rr/r/Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/u/5Vv/v/Yy/j/Šš/ʃ/6Ŷŷ/ʒ/7Čč/t͡ʃ/8
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. loan words only
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  8. loan words only
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
Numbers in Otrysontogantian
How numbers work in detail
30-Jan-19 19:28
Typological information for Osgantan

Base counting systemDecimal (10)
Primary directional systemRelative egocentric (right/left)
Inclusive/exclusive pronounsNo distinction
Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative

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