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Teknite [TKC]
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Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
About Teknite
; мehεnoem ;

Update (2017:02:04): Conscript! It is named Kirentar.

Teknite is a language spoken in and around the Trigid (Trigita's) kingdom of Tehyena, which is located at the island of Tenefe, northwest of Mina. This language is the least grammatically inter-related of the Kitrian languages. Much of the Teknite population has stopped speaking Teknite in favor of Lithian, partly due to Teknite's complexities. Now, it is "the scientific language" of Trigita.

> A mostly-a-priori SVO nominative-accusative language vaguely inspired by Latin with 12 nominal cases (NOMNominative (case)
TRANS subject, INTR argument
ACCAccusative (case)
TRANS direct object; patient
DATDative (case)
indirect object; recipient, beneficiary, location
GENGenitive (case)
INSTInstrument (gender/class)
tool, machine
LOCLocative (case)
'in, on, at' etc
ABLAblative (case)
away from
LATLative (case)
movement, towards
REFReferential (case)
about, regarding, on the topic of
INEInessive (case)
TEMPTemporal (case)
specifying time (at one, on Monday, etc.)
SOCSociative (case)
with (I am you.SOCSociative (case)
with (I am you.SOC = I am with you)
= I am with you)

> Three genders (SOLSolar (gender/class)
relating to the sun
and LUNLunar (gender)
relating to the moon
and Stellar aka LGTLight gender (gender)), determined by the word's last vowel, which determines the to-be-used declensions. (see this article for more information)

> Nouns, in this manner, has "adjectival homonyms" in the dictionary - This is due to how Teknite adjectives works - using adjectivizing suffixes (-enne, -inni, etc.), and the dictionary lists the root words.

> Copula often conjuncts with the noun, e.g. this translation.
Sample of Teknite[view] Mene jexa cinuret.

I'm loving it.
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Language family relationships
Language treeKitrian
 ⤷ Proto-Kitrian
  ⤷ Ancient Kitrian
   ⤷ Proto-Teknite
    ⤷ Elder Teknite
     ⤷ Middle Teknite
      ⤷  Teknite
[view] About KitrianA language family that consists of the languages of the Kitrian archipelago, in the now-area of Trigita. The dominant languages include Lithian, Teknite, Mellan, and [Halkian].

Sahar note: mbIgnore the Proto-Teknite branch.
[view] Gidantenne (Capital Tek)A colloquial version of (Standard) Teknite mainly spoken in the city of Tekna as well as its neighbors.
> Common pronouns (1, 2, 3) are all reduced to one syllable.
> All inflections other than ACC are lost.
> Adjectives no longer agree with the noun and nominal adjectives (e.g. flower-y) are now lexical.
> Present tense marker, -et, is highly dropped.
> Head-initial instead of head-final.
> Same phonology as Standard Teknite.
> Gender distinctions are practically lost.
Nasal m   n      
Plosive p b   t d   k g  
Fricative   f v s z ʃ   h
Affricate       t͡ʃ d͡ʒ    
Lateral approximant     l      
Approximant   ʋ [ɹ]1      
Flap     ɾ      
Blends ks
  1. When syllable-final, allophone of /ɾ/
Close i y u ʲu
Open-mid ɛ ʲɛ ɔ ʲɔ
Open a ʲa  
Below is the orthography for Teknite. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
Aa/a/Á á/ʲa/Bb/b/Cc/t͡ʃ/Dd/d/Ee/ɛ/É é/ʲɛ/Ff/f/Gg/g/Hh/h/
Ii/i/Jj/d͡ʒ/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/ɔ/Ó ó/ʲɔ/Pp/p/Rr/ɾ/, [ɹ]1
Ss/s/SH sh/ʃ/Tt/t/Uu/u/Ú ú/ʲu/Vv/v/Ww/ʋ/Xx/ks/Yy/y/Zz/z/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. When syllable-final
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
Teknite Cases (and Genders)
e-a-en, i-o-in, is-im-os, Sun-and-Moon,
20-Mar-17 04:06
Hanagant (old)
About this particular Arnoldiinian conworld
06-Mar-17 07:01
Nojum:Morleon I
Pokemon Names in Teknite (Gen 1 : 001-151 : Bulbasaur-Mew)
11-Feb-17 14:31
Teknite Phonology (and Orthography)
10-Feb-17 15:11
Typological information for Teknite

Morphological typologyAgglutinative
Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative
Primary word orderSOV
Script typeAlphabet

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