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Zarin
Zarin'eezin
[zaɾinɛ:zin]
Registered by Rizarden on 27 December 2018
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersZarin is spoken in OĶSPY.
Species Human/humanoid
About Zarin Zarin is the language of human descendants, who traveled to a planet in the Andromeda galaxy.
Related to Earth languages, mostly Indo-European, but mutated beyond recognition.
Sample of Zarin[view] vino rikumne daenyu xose? tinen kaj!

What do we say to the god of death? Not today!
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Latest vocabulary
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Language family relationships
Language treeDainaqian
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[view] Tit'ãur' (Titeķauish)No summary available for this dialect.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m   n       [ŋ]1  
Plosive p b   t d       k k: g g: ʔ2
Fricative   f v s z ʃ ʒ     x ɣ [h]3 ɦ
Affricate     t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ        
Lateral approximant     l [l̩]4          
Approximant         j w    
Flap     ɾ [ɾ̩]5          
Blends ks
  1. Allophone of [n], before velars
  2. Automatically an onset, if no other phoneme is present
  3. Allophone of [ɦ], before and after voiceless consonants
  4. Allophone of [l]
  5. Allophone of [ɾ]
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Back
Close i i:   u u:
Near-close   ɪ  
Open-mid ɛ ɛ:   ɔ ɔ:
Open a a:    
Polyphthongs ɪa ɪa: ɛɪ aɛ aɛ: aɔ aɔ: au au: ɛa ɛɔ ia ia: iɛ iɛ:
iu ɔa ɔɛ ɔɛ: ɔi ɔu ɔu: ua ɪaɛ ɪau ɪaɔ ɛi
ɪai:
Syllable StructureCCCV(l,r)CC
Stress information- Penultimate
- If a long vowel is present, stress moves onto it.
- If a long consonant is present, stress moves onto it
- If suffixes are present, the stress stays at the original position.
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Zarin. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 ZarinOrthography
Aa
Aa
/a/
Tt
Too
/t/
Ff
Foo
/f/
Bb
Baa
/b/
Ii
Ii
/i/
Jj
Jee
/j/
Yy
Y
/ɪ/
Mm
Maa
/m/
Gg
Gee
/g/
Dd
Dee
/d/
Pp
Pee
/p/
Uu
Uu
/u/
Ww
Wee
/w/
Ee
Ee
/ɛ/
Cc
Cee
/t͡s/
Hh
Haa
/ɦ/, [h]1
Kk
Kaa
/k/
Ll
Laa
/l/, [l̩]2
Oo
Oo
/ɔ/
Rr
Ree
/ɾ/, [ɾ̩]3
Nn
Naa
/n/, [ŋ]4
Zz
Zii
/z/
Ss
Sii
/s/
Ķķ
Ķii
/ks/
Vv
Vee
/v/
Qq
Qaa
/ɣ/
Xx
Xaa
/x/
DZ dz
Dzii
/d͡z/
Ćć
Ćee
/t͡ʃ/
Źź
Źii
/ʒ/
Śś
Śii
/ʃ/
DŹ dź
Dźii
/d͡ʒ/
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. Allophone of [ɦ], before and after voiceless consonants
  2. Allophone of [l]
  3. Allophone of [ɾ]
  4. Allophone of [n], before velars
Typological information for Zarin

Fixed stress locationPenultimate
GendersNone
Number of nominal casesSeven cases
OptativeDedicated verb conjugation
Script typeAlphabet

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