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 >> Normalisation
 
 <p b t d k g ẖ> ~= /pʰ p tʰ t kʰ k x/
 <z ĝ r̂> —→ /ts~z ŋ tsʰ~r̂/
 <#V> ~= /ʔV/
 
 >> Early Harmony
 
 e > i / _C{i ī u ū}, not always, in prefixes (ʔematabala; ʔedūda > ʔidūda)
 a > i / _C{i ī}, only in {da-, ŋa-, xa-, ga-} (abamudaniʔe > abamudiniʔe)
 u > i / _C{i ī}, only in {mu-, 'u-} (ʔuninde > ʔininde)
 
 >> Sequence Simplification
 
 lŋ nŋ rŋ > lg ŋg rg (lugalŋu > lugalgu, diŋirŋu > diŋirgu)
 Vʔ > Vj / _V (baʔurata > bajurata, abamudiniʔe > abamudinije, 
                                 lugalgu ʔimen > lugalgu jimen)
 V₁V₂ > V̄₁ (lugalŋaakam > lugalŋākam, ejeneakam > ejenēkam)
 aj > ē (ʔaj > ʔē)
    —— >> words that are shaped like <ajV> can end up as either <ēV> or <ajV> depending
          on stylistic choice. Contraction from <ēe> gives <ē>, and this in turn gives
          rise to stylistic doublets like <zajene> and <zēne>, alternating based on metre
 
 >>>>>> General Note
 
     Grammatical structures that use phrasal verbs end up emphasised, so that phrases resembling
 "gu ... de" > 'pours voice' end up more and more common and diverse. Many such phrases end
 up grammaticalised and the initial components sometimes end up resembling another layer of prefixes
     The possessive plural 2nd and 3rd person suffixes become <-zune> & <-ane> because of a contraction
 of earlier <-zunene> & <-anene> due to redundancy; case and copula forms of these start being grammatical,
 giving forms such as <-zuneakam → -zunēkam>.
     New 1&2pl pronouns form. 1pl gets <ŋajene & zaŋēne> (excl. and incl.) and 2pl gets <zajene~zēne>,
 fairly regular constructions derived from the singular pronominal paradigm. No Semitic constructions.
 
 >>> Grammatical Sketch
 
 Noun chain: stem-adj-num-gen-rel-poss-plu-cas
 Case Suffixes:
 
      abserg   -e
      gen   -ak
     ----------
      dat   -ra & -Ø
      adv   -Ø  & -e
      loc₁  -a
      loc₂  -ne
      trm   -še
      adv   -eš
      abl   -ta
      com   -da
      equ   -gen/gin
      
 Possessive Suffixes:
 
          sg         pl
  1st    -ŋu        -me
  2nd    -zu       -zune
  3rd  -ani/-bi    -ane
 
 Genitive Possessive Suffixes:
 
          sg         pl
  1st    -ŋāk      -mēk
  2nd    -zāk      -zunēk
  3rd  -anak/-bīk  -anēk
 
 Locative Possessive Suffixes:
 
          sg         pl
  1st    -ŋā      -meja
  2nd    -zā      -zuneja
  3rd  -anā/-bā   -aneja
 
 Copular Suffixes:
 
          sg        pl
  1st   -men     -mēnden
  2nd   -men     -mēnzen
  3rd  -(a)m      -mēš
 
 Pronouns:
 
          sg         pl
  1st    ŋaje      mēnden (zaŋaje/zaŋēne & ŋajene/ŋēne)
  2nd    zaje      mēnzen (zajene/zēne)
  3rd   ane/ur     anene
  
 Numbers: ——> dili, min, 'eš, limmu, 'ija, 'aš, umun, ussu, ilimmu, ju
 
       Grammatically speaking, the imperfect and perfect end up generalised to a non-past and a past. Tense
 ends up being marked on verbs like that. The transition takes time, ends up giving lots of irregulars and
 suppletives and deponents.
       The initial prefix <nu-> ends up marking negatives in general; the static negative <nūl-> ends up
 being a generic past participle; this makes the <'al- → jal-> prefix become a positive past participle marker.

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