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Jená
Jená
[jenʌ]
Registered by EvanFyous on 23 April 2015
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Jená
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A sister language of  Eiyrnas, which is spoken on Sahar. It is the predominant language of the Joint Republic of Yerlan, with 95.8% of the population speaking Yená.

This version of Yená is no longer spoken on Sahar, see New Yena for the Yerlanis language



Sample of Jená[view] fárpauntur, fártela a'beu, ŝugétér lotojer a'beu.

According to him, all of his issues are inevitable.
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Language family relationships
Language treeYeni-Eiyran
 ⤷  Proto-Yenán
  ⤷  Jená
[view] About Yeni-EiyranFamily containing EYR, YNA, and the proto-language of the aforementioned: PYE
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m   n          
Plosive p b   t d       k g ʔ
Fricative   f v s z ʃ ʒ        
Affricate       t͡ʃ        
Lateral approximant     l          
Approximant     ɹ   j w    
Trill     r          
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i [ɨ]1 u
Close-mid e   o
Mid   ə  
Open-mid     ʌ
Near-open   ɐ  
Polyphthongs ɐʊ ɔɪ
  1. [i] -> [ɨ] / #_(C) (unstressed), allophone of /i/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Jená. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 JenáOrthography
'/ʔ/-//.//Aa/ɐ/Áá/ʌ/Éé/ə/Ẑẑ/ʒ/Bb/b/Cc/t͡ʃ/Dd/d/Ee/e/
Ff/f/Gg/g/Ii/i/Jj/j/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o/Pp/p/Rr/ɹ/, /r/
Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/u/Vv/v/Ww/w/Zz/z/Ŝŝ/ʃ/\//{//}//
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    Additional NotesThere is no majuscule/minuscule distinction in the Yenán script. Also ignore the 5 null 'consonants', they're just to keep the sorting page from messing up.
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    Typological information for Jená

    Animacy distinctionsAnimate/Inanimate
    Base counting systemDuodecimal (12)
    Morphological typologyAgglutinative
    Primary word orderVSO
    Marked tense (verb)Past, Present, Future

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