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Old Sunþar
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 13 August 2019
Language type A posteriori
Species Human/humanoid
About Old Sunþar  Old Sunþar is a direct descendant of Proto-Germanic, and is the first member of the South Germanic Language Family. It will be much like how Old Norse was for Scandinavian languages. There are only a few people that speak it, and those who do are typically linguists studying South Germanic Languages.

What It Has:
-4 verb classes including irregulars
-Nominative, Accusative, Dative, and Genitive cases for nouns and pronouns
-Adjectives, adverbs, and determiners have lost NOM-ACC-DAT-GEN case inflection
-Numbers have lost inflection
-Primarily VSO word order, but that can be flexible due to the case system. Future tense is SVO

Funny side note, to make this language actually be able to work, I spent a crap ton of time researching sound laws and declensions. I've come up with some sound shifts that shift this language slightly from Proto-Germanic.
And I actually learned how to do grammar tables for this language.

Sample of Old Sunþar[view] Ewes-þu hombil, swaswa beist þu uva Jerþoan; / Ewes-þu eiþuli, swaswa beist þu uva Stersans.

Be humble for you are made of earth; be noble for you are made of stars.
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Sound samples in Old Sunþar
Some sound samples of Old Sunþar. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
Unsers Faðer in Helminas, Majgh eist þina namnas ghoð. Majgh gwemidai þina righkas. Majgh wurþnid...
Our Father in heaven, May your name be honored. May your kingdom come. May your will be done on e...
Language family relationships
Language treeGermanic
 ⤷ Proto-Germanic
  ⤷ South Germanic
   ⤷  Old Sunþar
[view] About GermanicThe Germanic languages are a branch of the Indo-European language family spoken natively by a population of approximately 500 million people mainly in North America, Oceania, Western and Northern Europe. Proto-Germanic , which was spoken in approxima...
Nasal m   n     ŋ  
Plosive p b   t d     k g  
Fricative ɸ β θ ð s z     x ɣ h
Lateral approximant     l        
Approximant       j w    
Trill     r        
Blends lj ŋk
Close i u ũ
Close-mid e o
Open-mid ɛ ɔ
Open a  
Below is the orthography for Old Sunþar. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Old SunþarOrthography [edit]
Aa/a/Bb/b/Dd/d/Ee/e/, /ɛ/Ff/ɸ/Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/Jj/j/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/
Nn/n/Oo/o/Óó/ɔ/Pp/p/Rr/r/Ss/s/, /z/Tt/t/Uu/u/Vv/β/Ww/w/Ðð/ð/Þþ/θ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
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    Lessons (2)
    1Lesson #1 Inflection and such
    2Lesson #2 Sound Shifts of Old Sunþar
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