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Zadrusian [ZDS]
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Typology Functional 69 words
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Registered by WhiteIverson on 13 November 2019
Language type Engineered Language (Englang)
Species Human/humanoid
About Zadrusian

Zadruzkésh is spoken in the country of Zadruzvél in the continent of Igresia. It is a member of the Galeric branch of the Igresian language family.

It's spoken by around 44 million in the country of Zadruzvél, and by about 127 million worldwide. It's widely spoken in the eastern world, and often used as a lingua franca in many areas.

Zadruzkésh is predominantly analytical, with flares of agglutination here and there. It's entirely head-initial with a strict VSO word order and an Ergative-Absolutive alignment. It has a love for idiomatic phrases and speech, but is very consistent in it's grammar and spelling. It's bigest inconsistency is gender agreement, in which the forms for adjectives, specifically, vary a lot between the different genders, are often unpredictable.
Sample of Zadrusian[view] Źevo hovedo te'che vem źushush gul vegynde.

We swim in a sea of chaos.
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Language family relationships
Language treeIgresian
 ⤷ Proto-Igresian
  ⤷ Proto-Galeric
   ⤷ Old Zadruzkésh
    ⤷ Hanonian
     ⤷ Imperial Zadruzkésh
      ⤷ Middle Zadruzkésh
       ⤷  Zadrusian
[view] About IgresianThe Igresian language family is the dominant language family on the continent Igresia, and contains many of the world's most influential languages. It exists alongside the Totharic, Halgrissian, and Ikarian language families on the continent.
[view] Desosanga (Dessoan Zadruskésh)Dessoan Zadruskésh is the variety of Zadruskésh spoken in the Desso Islands. Dessoan Zadruskésh has many vocab words from the indigenous languages of the Desso Islands that existed prior to Zadrusian invasion, and a few different morphemes that don't exist in the standard mainland variety.
Nasal m     n        
Plosive b     t [tʰ] d   (k) g    
Fricative   v ð z ʃ ʒ     h
Affricate       t͡s t͡ʃ      
Lateral approximant       l        
Trill             ʀ  
Flap       ɾ        
Close       u
Near-close   ɪ    
Close-mid e ø     o
Mid     ə  
Open-mid ɛ      
Open a      
Below is the orthography for Zadrusian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o/Óó/ø/Rr/ɾ/Tt/t/, [tʰ]Uu/u/Vv/v/
Yy/ɪ/Zz/z/Źź/ʒ/RR rr/ʀ/DH dh/ð/CH ch/t͡ʃ/SH sh/ʃ/
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  1. loan words only
Typological information for Zadrusian

Copula droppingOther
Base counting systemOctal (8)
Double negativesNot possible
Noun numbersSingular/Paucal/Plural

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