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Elder Speech
Eld Grivasd Voqla
[ɛld gɹɪfasd fokla]*
Registered by Owen Fitzgerald on 21 February 2020
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
About Elder Speech Elder speech is a language long lost, used for mythic tales and magical spells. However, it is not for common use for it is connected to the primal forces themselves. Saying "apple" directed at someone might turn them into a tree, and so on. Use it at your own risk!
Sample of Elder Speech[view] Ilt puchlo venthregres ilt besdíalis.

The person sees the animal
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Latest vocabulary
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besdíalisnanimal
Language family relationships
Language treeAalatraacian
 ⤷  Elder Speech
[view] About AalatraacianThe origin of all languages in Aalatraas.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottal
Nasal       n           ŋ    
Plosive p b     t d           k g    
Fricative   f v θ ð s z ʒ   ɕ       χ h ɦ
Affricate         d͡ʒ              
Lateral approximant       l   ɭ            
Approximant       ɹ   ɻ   j w      
Flap       ɾ                
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralBack
Close i     u
Near-close   ɪ    
Close-mid e     o
Mid     ə  
Open-mid ɛ      
Near-open     ɐ  
Open a ɶ́     ɑ
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Elder Speech. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Elder SpeechOrthography
Aa
aqega
/a/, /ɐ/, /ɑ/
Ææ
azhage
/e/
Íí
iva
/i/
Ii
ihv
/ɪ/
Ee
ega
/ɛ/
Bb
abe
/b/
CH ch
chan
/ɕ/
Gg
age
/g/, /d͡ʒ/
GH gh
ghan
/χ/
ZH zh
zhan
/ʒ/
Hh
ahe
/h/, /ɦ/
Ll
elah
/l/, /ɭ/
LL ll
lleh
/j/
Pp
pangle
/p/
Qq
qeah
/k/
Tt
etteh
/t/
Dd
dea
/d/
Uu
uhen
/ə/, /ɶ́/, /u/
Oo
ohen
/o/
Rr
rah
/ɹ/, /ɻ/, /ɾ/
TH th
thovah
/θ/, /ð/
Ss
sah
/s/
Zz
zeh
/z/
Vv
feah
/f/, /v/
Ww
uwe
/w/
Nn
enlla
/n/
NG ng
onge
/ŋ/
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    Typological information for Elder Speech

    Adjective agreementNumber and class
    Base counting systemDecimal (10)
    Definite articleWord for 'this/that' used
    Double negativesAmplify negative
    Noun numbersSingular/Plural

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