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Saritani
Soriṭani
[sɒɾʲiˈt͡saɲi]
Registered by Siblaime on 10 January 2020
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
About Saritani
— Grammar article (WIP): CLICK
— concultural stuff coming soon —

• no idea what the morphological typology of this thing is, probably fusional gently leaning towards polysynthetic
• no idea why it exists in first place
• each noun can have up to 64 different forms depending on the case, number and definiteness
• verbs conjugate for person, number and tense, and can take different mood/aspect prefixes resulting in stuff like ktmitusurinde
• at least adjectives, adverbs and everything else have no declension
• the consonant inventory is tame if you ignore lovely word-initial clusters such as previously mentioned /ktm/
• vowels like to jump around and mutate but it's pretty normal in the langfam
• basically Keranian but worse
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
tunwininvbe late
yenwininvdelay
elurexutinherbivore
Language family relationships
Language treeDesanian
 ⤷  Proto-Desanian
  ⤷  Old Desani
   ⤷ South Desanian
    ⤷ Esarai
     ⤷  Saritani
[view] About Desanian
One of the language families of the western regions of Dawera, among two other unrelated groups of languages, Bereshen and Nesyanian.

There are two branches of the family, South and North; both descend from the oldest attested language of ...
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
Syllable Structure(C)(C)(R/N)V(C)
R = liquid, N = nasal
Stress informationbasically the same shenanigans as in the rest of the desanlangs
generally, the stress falls on the penultimate syllable, but conjugation/declension suffixes generally are not counted to that, plus there are some adverbs, abstract nouns and loanwords stressed on the last syllable
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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