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Saritani
Soriṭani
[sɒɾʲiˈt͡saɲi]
Registered by Siblaime on 10 January 2020
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersSaritani is spoken in northeastern Nesyania.
Species Human/humanoid
About Saritani
— Grammar article (WIP): CLICK
— concultural stuff coming soon —


• another conlang derived from  Old Desani
• probably the most thonky Desanlang ever (excluding  Eastern Keranian, but that's a dialect so it doesn't count)
• head-final, fusional (probably gently leaning towards being polysynthetic), nominative-accusative
• four numbers and eight cases
• what the heck are close-mid vowels and why does anyone need them?
• a bunch of cursed word-initial clusters, like /ktm/
• no digraphs, only dots
Sample of Saritani[view] Peẋaruni ktmicivayer, va havuri diruṅer.

We can't say for sure, but we're learning everyday.
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Latest vocabulary
iceyadjlittle
yudanarch
yudanbow
Language family relationships
Language treeDesanian
 ⤷  Proto-Desanian
  ⤷  Old Desani
   ⤷ Southern Desani
    ⤷ Esarai
     ⤷  Saritani
[view] About Desanian
One of the language families of the western regions of Dawera, among two other unrelated groups of languages, Tohei and Tazuru (Western Dawerian).

There are two branches, Southern and Northern; both derive themselves from the oldest attest...
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m   n   ɲ   [ŋ]1  
Plosive p pʲ b bʲ   t tʲ d dʲ       k [g]2 ʔ
Fricative   [f]3 v vʲ s z ʃ ʒ     x ɣ h
Affricate     t͡s d͡z          
Lateral approximant     l lʲ          
Approximant         j w    
Flap     ɾ ɾʲ          
  1. allophone of /n/
  2. allophone of /k/
  3. allophone of /p/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i   u
Mid   ə  
Open a   ɒ
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Saritani. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 SaritaniOrthography
Aa/a/Bb/b/Pp/p/, [f]Jj/ʒ/Cc/ʃ/Dd/d/Ḍḍ/d͡z/Tt/t/Ṭṭ/t͡s/Ee/ə/
Hh/h/Ii/i/Kk/k/, [g]Xx/x/Ẋẋ/ɣ/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/, [ŋ]Ṅṅ/ɲ/Oo/ɒ/
Rr/ɾ/Ss/s/Uu/u/Ww/w/Vv/v/Yy/j/Zz/z//ʔ/
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    Typological information for Saritani

    Copula droppingPresent tense only
    Fixed stress locationNone
    Morphological typologyFusional
    Number of nominal casesEight cases or more
    Primary word orderSOV

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