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Patanjan
Patańjus
[pɔtɔɲd͡ʒus]*
Registered by xroooox on 25 January 2016
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
About Patanjan A 2000 year old cousing of  Tnaaq, unnafected by the many changes of the former. Formerly spoken on the central west coast of Nagu and later as a religious language. Now it is practically extinct.
Interesting facts:
*It has preferential OVS word order, split ergativity and agglutinative morphology.
*Nouns have little inflection or number marking. There are 8 noun classes, and every class has a set of case prefixes that also show posession.
*Verbs inflect for subject and object, tense and aspect. There are 3 distinctions in past tense and 2 futures.
Sample of PatanjanCan't find any yet.
Latest vocabulary
tońneye
sicnold woman
piywïnngirl
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularOther
Nasal m [mʷ]1   n [nʷ]2   ɲ [ɲʷ]3   ŋ    
Plosive p [pʷ]4 b [bʷ]5   t [tʷ]6 [tᶣ]7 [tʲ]8 d [dʷ]9 [dᶣ]10 [dʲ]11       k g    
Fricative   f s [sʷ]12 ʃ [ʃʷ]13     x    
Affricate     [t͡s]14 [d͡z]15 t͡ʃ [t͡ʃʷ]16 d͡ʒ [d͡ʒʷ]17          
Lateral approximant     l   ʎ        
Approximant           w     [ɥ]18
Trill               ʀ  
  1. allophone of /m/
  2. allophone of /n/
  3. allophone of /ɲ/
  4. allophone of /p/
  5. allophone of /b/
  6. allophone of /t/
  7. allophone of /t/
  8. allophone of /t/
  9. allophone of /d/
  10. allophone of /d/
  11. allophone of /d/
  12. allophone of /s/
  13. allophone of /x/
  14. allophone of /t/
  15. allophone of /d/
  16. allophone of /t͡ʃ/
  17. allophone of /d͡ʒ/
  18. allophone of /ʎ/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Near-
back
Back
Close i     u
Near-close   ɪ [ʏ]1 ʊ  
Close-mid e [ø]2     o
Open-mid [ɛ]3 [œ]4     ɔ
Open a      
  1. allophone of /ɪ/
  2. allophone of /e/
  3. allophone of /a/
  4. allophone of /a/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Patanjan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 PatanjanOrthography
Aa/ɔ/Ää/a/Ïï/ɪ/Ññ/ŋ/Üü/ʊ/Bb/b/Cc/t͡ʃ/Dd/d/Ee/e/Ff/f/
Gg/g/Hh/x/Ii/i/Jj/d͡ʒ/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o/Pp/p/
Rr/ʀ/Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/u/Ww/w/Xx/ʃ/Yy/ʎ/Ńń/ɲ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    Latest 8 related articles listed below.
    Patanjan verbs
    Verb conjugation
    20-May-16 00:38
    Patnajan's nouns
    definite and indefinite articles
    04-Feb-16 20:55
    Typological information for Patanjan

    Verb agreementSubject and object
    Primary word orderOVS
    Number of nominal casesEight cases or more
    Morphological typologyAgglutinative
    Morphosyntactic alignmentSplit Ergative

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