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Thorrish [THI]
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Language type A posteriori
Species Human/humanoid
About Thorrish An isolated West Germanic tongue spoken in an unknown land by an unknown people. Little is known about it by the wider world. Few can speak it, and even fewer know it to fluency.

I am no longer using CWS for the dictionary (though I do still use it for translations (some translations are partly outdated though tbh)). The CWS dictionary is outdated, please direct yourself here for the official up-to-date wordbook (WIP):
Sample of Thorrish[view] I shalle yeuw cnawen, yf yi mee sedchen, hwa yi been.

I will know who you are if you tell me who you are.
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[view] About GermanicThe Germanic languages are a branch of the Indo-European language family spoken natively by a population of approximately 500 million people mainly in North America, Oceania, Western and Northern Europe. Proto-Germanic , which was spoken in approxima...
Nasal m     n       [ŋ]1  
Plosive p b     t d       k2 g3  
Fricative   f v θ ð s4 ʃ     ɣ5 h
Affricate         t͡ʃ d͡ʒ6        
Lateral approximant       l          
Approximant       ɹ   j ʍ w    
Trill       r          
Blends ks
  1. Before /k/ and /g/, allophone of /n/
  2. Word finally, as well as to distinguish a closed syllable
  3. Only appears word-initially
  4. Used in the coda of open syllables.
  5. Only word-finally and intertonically
  6. Intertonic only
Close i1       u
Near-close   ɪ2 ʏ3   ʊ4  
Close-mid e       [o]5
Mid     [ə]    
Open-mid ɛ6       ʌ7 ɔ8
Open a        
  1. From historic ie
  2. Unstressed and in closed syllables
  3. Historical long /u:/ and /eo/
  4. From historical long /o:/ in closed syllables
  5. Open syllable, allophone of /ɔ/
  6. Unstressed and in closed syllables
  7. Unstressed and in closed syllables
  8. Closed syllables
Below is the orthography for Thorrish. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 ThorrishOrthography [edit]
Aa/a/Bb/b/Cc/k/Ch ch/t͡ʃ/Dd/d/Ðð/ð/_ dch/d͡ʒ/1Ee/ɛ/2, /e/, [ə]Ea ea/i/3Ee ee/i/4
Ff/f/Gg/g/5Gh gh/ɣ/6Hh/h/Hl hl/l/Hr hr/r/Hw hw/ʍ/Ii/ɪ/7, /i/Jj/d͡ʒ/8Kk/k/9
Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/, [ŋ]10Oo/ɔ/11, [o]12Oo oo/ʊ/13, /ʏ/14Pp/p/Rr/r/Ss/s/Sſ/s/15Sh sh/ʃ/
Tt/t/Þþ/θ/Uu/u/, /ʌ/16Vv/v/Ww/w/Wr wr/ɹ/Xx/ks/Yy/j/_ ck/k/17
✔ Shown in correct order [change]
  1. Intertonic only
  2. Unstressed and in closed syllables
  3. From historical ea
  4. From historic ie
  5. Only appears word-initially
  6. Only word-finally and intertonically
  7. Unstressed and in closed syllables
  8. Word initial only
  9. Before e & i
  10. Before /k/ and /g/
  11. Closed syllables
  12. Open syllable
  13. From historical long /o:/ in closed syllables
  14. Historical long /u:/ and /eo/
  15. Used in the coda of open syllables.
  16. Unstressed and in closed syllables
  17. Word finally, as well as to distinguish a closed syllable
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Pluralization in Thorrish
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Typological information for Thorrish

Adjective agreementNumber
Base counting systemDecimal (10)
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Noun numbersSingular/Plural

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