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Sevan [SVN]
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Typology Functional 743 words
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Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Sevan[view] Sa cävëszińä seläśaź, / Trzä fanisz fülen, / Ivińeś varivëdlo maśi; / Dirzä, sö ćardińä śevä. / Vrzenvö Dzsizus, / Icärö äśro üźiśäri ńemä, irńë.

Mournfully be that day / On which from ashes shall arise / The guilty man to be judged; / O God, have mercy on him. / Gentle Lord Jesus, / Grant them eternal rest. Amen.
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Language treeTranic
 ⤷ Trąna
  ⤷ Proto-Sevän
   ⤷  Sevan
[view] About TranicThe Tranic family (from the proto-language word for central, 'Trąna') is a branch of the Tarenian language family, the Tranic family is spoken in central Tarenia. Many of the languages in the family are agglutinating and contain a lot of cases.
[edit] [view] Träńä Sevän (Central Sevan)This dialect is the most widely spoken dialect of Sevän, and it is also spoken in the capital city of Envoś.
[edit] [view] Dvaźińä Sevän (Mountain Sevan)This dialect of Sevän is the smallest, and it is spoken in some of the mountain towns in Serśä.
[edit] [view] Przaśyińä Sevän (Prashlina Sevan)This dialect is spoken in Przaśyi (Pŗaśļi), and they are also taught this dialect in Pŗaśļi, it is mutually intelligible with the Sevän spoken in Serśä.
Nasal [m̥]1 [m̥:]2 m m:     n n: [n̥:]3 [n̥]4     ɲ ɲ: [ɲ̥:]5 [ɲ̥]6 ŋ ŋ: [ŋ̥:]7 [ŋ̥]8    
Plosive p b     t t: d d:     c ɟ k k: g g:    
Fricative   f f: (v) v: θ θ: ð ð: s s: z z: ʃ ʃ: ʒ ʒ: ɕ ɕ: ʑ ʑ:     ʁ ʁ: h
Affricate       t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ t͡ɕ d͡ʑ        
Lateral approximant       l l:            
Approximant             j      
Trill       r r: r̝: r̝            
Flap       [ɾ]9 [ɾ:]10            
Blends ɟɾ (ks)
  1. allophone of /m/
  2. allophone of /m:/
  3. allophone of /n:/
  4. allophone of /n/
  5. allophone of /ɲ:/
  6. allophone of /ɲ/
  7. allophone of /ŋ:/
  8. allophone of /ŋ/
  9. allophone of /r/
  10. allophone of /r:/
Close i i: y y:     u u:
Near-close   [ɪ]1 [ɪ:]2 [ʏ]3 [ʏ:]4    
Close-mid e e: ø ø:     o o:
Mid     ə ə:  
Near-open æ æ:      
Open     ä ä:  
  1. allophone of /i/
  2. allophone of /i:/
  3. allophone of /y/
  4. allophone of /y:/
Below is the orthography for Sevan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 SevanOrthography [edit]
Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/, [ɪ]Jj/ɟ/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/, [m̥]Ńń/ɲ/, [ɲ̥]Nn/n/, [n̥]
Oo/o/Öö/ø/Pp/p/Qq/k/1Rr/r/, [ɾ]Ŕŕ/ʁ/Śś/ɕ/Ss/s/Tt/t/
Üü/y/, [ʏ]Uu/u/Vv/v/Ww/v/2Xx/ks/3Yy/j/Zz/z/Źź/ʑ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
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Typological information for Sevan

Morphological typologyAgglutinative
Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative
Number of nominal casesEight cases or more
Primary writing systemLatin (Extended)

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