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Modern Standard Ubari [UBR]
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Modern Standard Ubari
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Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Modern Standard Ubari MS Ubari is spoken by the relatively developed Ubarians in the grand mountains of Űneru. They standardized their language because trade was becoming a prominent industry and needed an effective method of communication that was not influenced by colloquialisms and idioms although the final language had a few. As a result of this modernization, many commercial terms have been add that were not originally in the language. It has since then become the lingua franca of the Űneru mountains. Many nations adopting the language as a minority. The language has 3 main dialects: Northern Ubari, Uphill Ubari, and Refined Ubari. When writing, Modern Standard Ubari is used, but when speaking, Refined Ubari is used formally and Uphill and Northern are used informally.
Sample of Modern Standard Ubari[view] Őlőso askribraten, "Ánka őgenáno sekameninom dőg asuatő, őtűsinu mjut klőtmanemenek amanemens smuzlagemod bajanu." / Kallum: Tasingű í vől amanemens smuzlagemod bajanu. / Ezran: Í vől.[view all texts]
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Language treeUlinaic
 ⤷ Proto-Ulinaic
  ⤷ Ujmenic
   ⤷ Proto- Ujmenic
    ⤷ Old Ubari
     ⤷  Modern Standard Ubari
[view] About UlinaicThe Ulinaic languages come from the continent of Ulinaia, which is comprised of many semitic languages. Languages in this region include Kurbunji, Masdaic, Gulmic, and Ubari.
[edit] [view] Űberua Nortó (Northern Ubari)Spoken in the northern Űneru mointains, Northern Ubari carries some distinct differences from the modernized standard language. It retains characteristics of pronunciation from Old Ubari but their grammar has been reworked to comply with the modern rules. This is one of the two informal dialects. If speaking formally, most Ubarians use Refined Ubari.
[edit] [view] Ubarik Buenskribunk (Refined Ubari)Refined Ubari is the formal and commonly recognized "city dialect." The Ubarians tend to use Refined Ubari when speaking in formal situations. In informal situations, Ubarians tend to revert back to either their Uphill or Northern dialect.
[edit] [view] Ubaarik Uukeeno (Uphill Ubari)Originally recognized as a tribal language, Uphill Ubari is recognized as an official dialect in 3 provinces of Ubaria and 2 sections of the Űneru mountains. They mainly differ in terms of phonology, mainly with ű being written as uu and é being written as ee. They also possess unique grammatical prefixes for time (NOT TENSE). This is one of the two informal dialects. If speaking formally, most Ubarians use Refined Ubari.
Nasal m   n     ŋʰ  
Plosive b   t d     k  
Fricative   v   ʒ   x h
Affricate   b̪͡v t͡s     k͡x  
Lateral approximant     l        
Approximant         j    
Trill     r        
Flap     ɾ        
Blends xl ʒj
Close y   (ɨ) ʉ̃ u
Near-close   ɪ ɪ̰    
Close-mid ø     o õ
Open-mid ɛ ɛ̰      
Open     ä ä̰  
Polyphthongs äɪ ɛɪ
Below is the orthography for Modern Standard Ubari. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Modern Standard UbariOrthography [edit]
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    Typological information for Modern Standard Ubari

    Adjective agreementNone
    Primary writing systemLatin (Extended)
    Script typeAlphabet

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