Xnyrna is a language spoken in all parts of Xnyrne, with varying levels of influence from its sister language, Nyvrah, depending on where you are. The language is very consistent in pronunciation and grammar, except in words borrowed from other languages, such as Dahil'i (good) pronounced Dee-ahlee, Tbbque (light, Sun) pronounced Teeku, and Onnque (dark, shadow) pronounced Ohn.
Xnyrna pronunciation and writing Edit
Xnyrna consists of 29 letters.
6 vowels: A,E,I,O,U and Y
A is pronounced as in man, the A in naqque (meaning and or then) is pronounced this way. An A followed by an H is pronounced as the A in bar, the AH in MaYhushtahi (river, a common men's name) is pronounced like this.
E is pronounced as the E in the word end. An E followed by an H will make a long E sound, the E in Tbetreh (meaning leaf) is pronounced the common way (E in end) and the EH is a long E sound, Tibehtree. An E at the end of a word is silent, Ovte (meaning big) is pronounced ohbeet.
I is almost always pronounced as ee. Ivir (to give) follows this rule, eebeer.
O is pronounced lazily and quietly through the back of the mouth. Oyhre (meaning golden) is pronounced ahyeer.
U is a short uh sound, and a U followed by an H is pronounced as a long U. Uvtuh (meaning high) is pronounced uhbtoo.
Y is pronounced as the nyuh in onion, like the word Ybir (to love) pronounced nyuhbeer.
20 consonants: b,c,d,f,g,h,j,k,l,m,n,p,q,r,s,t,v,w,x, and z
All are pronounced normally except R, which is a very strong sound as in "roll" or "dark", X which is pronounced as an S, and V which is pronounced as a B.
The extra 3 letters are ire, (T), and (Y). (Y) is commonly used as a word, with similar uses to the Chinese 了 (le), it is stressed more than a normal Y. (T) is used at the beginning of words to stress the second letter, and is always silent. Ire is pronounced eereh, and is considered its own letter.