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The Dnarh language, or as it is natively known as "Dina", is a language that uses heavy agglutination and inflection in the case of verbs, while leaving its nouns almost perfectly isolational.


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Name: Dni

Type: Synthetic

Alignment: Nominative-Transitive

Head Direction: Initial

Number of genders: 2

Declensions: Yes

Conjugations: Yes

Nouns declined
according to
Case Number
Definitiveness Gender
Verbs conjugated
according to
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect


SettingEdit

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PhonologyEdit

This is how the language is pronounced.

Note that letters in brackets (such as this) are the romanised representations.

ConsonantsEdit

Consonants are phonemes that somehow partially or completely restict the flow of air in the mouth and via that tension make sounds.

Bilabial Labiode. Dental Alveol. Postalve. Retrofl. Palatal Velar Uvular Pharyn. Epiglot. Glottal
Plosives p~b (p) t (t) d (d) k (k) g~ɣ (g) q (q) ʔ ( ' )
Affricates p͡f (pf) t͡s (c) d͡z (dz) t͡ʃ (tsj) d͡ʒ (dzj) ʈ͡ʂ (tsz) t͡ɕ (tj)
Lateral Affricates ʈ͡ɬ (lh)
Fricatives ɸ (f) β (b) v (v) θ (th) ð (dh) s (s) z (z) ʃ (sj) ʒ (zj) ɕ (jh) x (ch) χ (qh) h (x) ɦ (h)
Lateral Fric. ɬ (ls)
Nasals m (m) n (n) ŋ (ng)
Trills r (rd)
Flaps / taps ɺ (r)
Glides Approxim. ʋ (w) j (j)
Lateral Appr. l (l) l (lg)
Co-art. approx.

VowelsEdit

Front Near front Central Near back Back
Close i (i)
Near-close ʏ (y) ʊ̜ (u)
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid ɛ (e) ɜ (v) ɔ(o)
Near-open
Open a (a)

PhonotacticsEdit

Syllable Structure
(C) V (N)

GrammarEdit

Gender Cases Numbers Tenses Persons Moods Voices Aspects
Verb Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Nouns Yes Yes Yes No No No No No
Adjectives Yes No Yes No No No No No
Numbers No No No No No No No No
Participles No No No No No No No No
Adverb Yes No Yes No No No No No
Pronouns No Yes Yes No Yes No No No
Adpositions No No No No No No No No
Article No No No No No No No No
Particle No No No No No No No No

Grammar is divided into four sections:

  1. Pronouns
  2. Nouns
  3. Verbs
  4. Adjectives

Word OrderEdit

Like most decendants of Old Ktaric (also known as De'ni), Dni has a VSO word order.

PronounsEdit

Pronouns are words used to replace nominal words when they're deemed unneeded.

DictionaryEdit

Example textEdit

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