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Shadow [SDE]
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Typology Functional 1,632 words
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Registered by Shareenear on 7 January 2018
Language type A posteriori
Place & SpeakersShadow is spoken in Ynsitia, Zunia, Amthi, Čeaoeiaea, Cyclopia, Trollia, Kejukajnia, Ŕepčilźemě.
Species Human/humanoid
About Shadow The language of the shadow people from my conworld, also widely used among those who are related to the paranormal world - mainly, angels, demons, gargoyles, rakshasas, and sorcerers. Shadows had also invented the alchemistry, so it's important to alchemists too.

No one really knows the origins of this language, so there's a lot of theories. Anyway, shadow people from Jüd become able to speak it once they learn to speak their mother tongue(don't forget that an individual of any species can be a shadow). The number of speakers of the Shadow language is unknown, but many suppose it's at least two times larger than the number of the shadows themselves.

What Shadow language is like? Well, it's a phonetical hell. My friends say it sounds like a Polish exorcist. Basically, I tried to make it sound creepy and look psychedelic. The vocabulary is based on English, Gaelic(both Irish and Scottish), Welsh, Romanian, Norwegian, Ukrainian and Malay. The sentence structure is mainly VSO, the grammar is similar to Ukrainian and Romanian, but a bit more simple.
Sample of Shadow[view] Xýs đika kuđigyŋ, шçжaffлys ða ħyŋ. Щaráduл þű þentań ħyŋ "чes жäщ", þak? Wak þжüш, чomü kerç þidak ytu pø þé?

If you hurt someone, you get punished for it. That's the "fair rule" that you're talking about, right? Why do you think you're the only one that rule doesn't apply to?
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Xýs đika kuđigyŋ, шçжaffлys ða ħyŋ. Щaráduл þű þentań ħyŋ "чes жäщ", þak? Wak þжüш, чomü k...
If you hurt someone, you get punished for it. That's the "fair rule" that you're talking about, righ...
Əmbadxyjü шəmua paлiń bənшin ðaŋ þakun þój.
I embody everything you most hate and fear.
Шnam w morⲉ aŋrewna.
We swim in a sea of chaos.
Ж гaħ шtvorinna, apa püшt ðaŋ kromat pø ħyŋ pлanetəþə, þidak шədemykiaŋ skиrbos, щykə xjuməŋət.
Of all creatures that breathe and creep upon the earth, there is none so miserable as man.
Щixiщ þidak mилoserđa wið my!
You'll see no mercy from me!
Шçað đarлið my. Munçиt ðaŋ foшvinnt xida шeлaщü. Þak wań þилiatə?
Spare me the lecture. Lives come and go all the time. What's the big deal?
Nasal m     n     ȵ     ŋ    
Plosive p pʰ b bʰ     t tʰ d dʰ           k kʰ g gʰ    
Fricative   f v θ ð s z ʃ ʒ   ɕ     x ɣ χ ħ
Affricate       t͡s t͡ʃ d͡ʒ ʈʂ            
Lateral approximant       l     ȴ          
Approximant               j w      
Trill       r                
Blends ji
Close i i: y y:   ɯ u u:
Near-close   ʊ̈ ʊ̈:  
Close-mid e e: ø ø:   o o:
Mid   ə ə:  
Open a a: ä ä:  
Polyphthongs ie iu io ia
Below is the orthography for Shadow. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
Щщ/ɕ/Ии/ɯ/Юю/iu/Яя/ia/A̋ a̋/ä:/Áá/a:/Éé/e:/Íí/i:/Óó/o:/Úú/u:/Ýý/y:/
BX bx/bʰ/Ǿǿ/ø:/DX dx/dʰ/Ə́ ə́/ə:/GX gx/gʰ/KX kx/kʰ/PX px/pʰ/TX tx/tʰ/Űű/ʊ̈:/
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    Typological information for Shadow

    Fixed stress locationNone
    Noun numbersSingular/Plural
    Morphological typologySynthetic
    Number of nominal casesSeven cases

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