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Rasha
Hon-e Raşa
[ˈonʲe rəˈʂɑ]*
Registered by total pleb on 23 September 2018
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersSpoken in: GushliaRegional
Species Human/humanoid
About Rasha

Vaşazahaş! Şiğuş şaqeyeşil Raşahon.
Şiva deyahitam el hek nadşalok şa sazizáliş, támágiş.


Welcome! You are viewing the language page for Rasha.
Please grab a deyahitama stuffed pastry dish, similar to dumplings and relax for the duration of your stay.

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Rasha (natively: Raşahon [rəˈʂɑ̃õ]) is an Eastern Vaniuan language, specifically part of the Kashisan sub-branch, spoken primarily in the autonomous Principality of Rashtun in northern  Gushlia, where it is an official regional language. The language has been considerably influenced both by Amaian languages and by Koman, possessing a sizable quantity of loan words from each but still preserving lots of native words. Rasha is mutually intelligible with certain regional varieties of  Gushli, but not the standard language.


Rasha is notable among Vaniuan languages for its phonemic nasal vowels and weight-based stress system, as well as its use of stative verbs as opposed to true adjectives, a feature shared by the Amaian languages, as well as other languages of the Kashisan subbranch such as  Balak and  Western Kaatian.



Sample of Rasha[view] Şat hak!

I am a king!
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Latest vocabulary
suhannumtwenty
homdátnumnineteen
homnásanumeighteen
Language family relationships
Language treeVaniuan
 ⤷  Proto-Vaniu
  ⤷ Proto-Eastern Vaniuan
   ⤷ Proto-Kashisan
    ⤷ Old Kothlenic
     ⤷ Middle Rasha
      ⤷  Rasha
[view] About VaniuanThe Vaniuan language is a family of languages originating from a disputed urheimat of either Western Parshita or around Lake Melkanchuta. Its descendant languages consist of around an estimated 400-700 Million speakers with varying phonologies, vocab...
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarRetroflexPalatalVelarUvular
Nasal m     n        
Plosive p b     t d     k g  
Fricative [β]1 (f) [ð]2 s z ʂ ʐ   [ɣ]3 ʁ
Lateral approximant       l        
Approximant           j    
Trill       r        
  1. Except after nasal vowels, in word-initial clusters, and utterance-initial, allophone of /b/
  2. Except after nasal vowels, in word-initial clusters, and utterance-initial, allophone of /d/
  3. Except after nasal vowels, in word-initial clusters, and utterance-initial, allophone of /g/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i   u
Close-mid e   o õ
Mid   [ə]1  
Open-mid ɛ ɛ̃    
Open     ɑ ɑ̃
  1. Unstressed, allophone of /ɑ/ and /ɛ/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Rasha. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 RashaOrthography
Aa/ɑ/Áá/ɛ/Bb/b/Cc/ʐ/Çç/ʂ/Dd/d/Ee/e/Ff/f/1Gg/g/Ğğ/ʁ/
Hh//Ii/i/Jj/ʐ/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o/Pp/p/Qq/ʁ/
Rr/r/Ss/s/Şş/ʂ/Tt/t/Uu/u/Vv/b/Yy/j/Zz/z/
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. loan words only
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
Rasha grammar
hon hon hon(-e raşa)
01-Nov-19 12:02
Rasha "Adjectives"
An explanation on how Rasha's stative verbs work
25-Mar-19 08:45
Typological information for Rasha

Animacy distinctionsAnimate/Inanimate
Definite articleDistinct article
NasalsNasal stops and vowels
Primary word orderSOV

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