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Zarin [ZARIN]
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Zarin
Zarin'eezin
[zaɾinɛ:zin]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 27 December 2018
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersZarin is spoken by a population of around 36,000,000,000 in OĶSPY.
Species Human/humanoid
About Zarin Zarin is the language of human descendants, who have traveled to a planet in the Andromeda galaxy.
Related to Earth languages, mostly Indo-European, but mutated beyond recognition.
Sample of Zarin[view] kuuen staja ensooge / zu tilmaky laaost qologne / uleete ganast vudeao / zu daenyky nozonogne etu paato.

When the skies turn grey / And the rivers stop flowing / Go seek the truth / And the gods will show the way.
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Latest vocabulary
liinadpwithin
iiadpwith
laanadpuntil
Language family relationships
Language treeDainaqian
 ⤷ First Dainaqian
  ⤷  Zarin
 
[edit] [view] Tit'ãur' (Titeķauish)No summary available for this dialect.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m   n       [ŋ]1  
Plosive p b   t d       k k: g g: ʔ2
Fricative   f v s z ʃ ʒ     x ɣ [h]3 ɦ
Affricate     t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ        
Lateral approximant     l [l̩]4          
Approximant         j w    
Flap     ɾ [ɾ̩]5          
Blends ks
  1. Allophone of [n], before velars
  2. Automatically an onset, if no other phoneme is present
  3. Allophone of [ɦ], before and after voiceless consonants
  4. Allophone of [l]
  5. Allophone of [ɾ]
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Back
Close i i:   u u:
Near-close   ɪ  
Open-mid ɛ ɛ:   ɔ ɔ:
Open a a:    
Polyphthongs aɔ aɔ: ɔu ɔu: iɛ iɛ: ɔa ɪa ɪa: iu ɪaɔ ɪau aɛ aɛ: ia ia:
au au: ɪaɛ ɛɔ ɔi ɛi ua ɛɪ ɔɛ ɔɛ: ɛa
ɪai:
Syllable StructureCCCV(l,r)CC
Stress information- Penultimate
- If a long vowel is present, stress moves onto it.
- If a long consonant is present, stress moves onto it
- If suffixes are present, the stress stays at the original position.
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Zarin. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 ZarinOrthography [edit]
a
Aa
Aa
/a/
t
Tt
Too
/t/
f
Ff
Foo
/f/
b
Bb
Baa
/b/
i
Ii
Ii
/i/
j
Jj
Jee
/j/
y
Yy
Y
/ɪ/
m
Mm
Maa
/m/
g
Gg
Gee
/g/
d
Dd
Dee
/d/
p
Pp
Pee
/p/
u
Uu
Uu
/u/
w
Ww
Wee
/w/
e
Ee
Ee
/ɛ/
c
Cc
Cee
/t͡s/
h
Hh
Haa
/ɦ/, [h]1
k
Kk
Kaa
/k/
l
Ll
Laa
/l/, [l̩]2
o
Oo
Oo
/ɔ/
r
Rr
Ree
/ɾ/, [ɾ̩]3
n
Nn
Naa
/n/, [ŋ]4
z
Zz
Zii
/z/
s
Ss
Sii
/s/
š
Ķķ
Ķii
/ks/
v
Vv
Vee
/v/
q
Qq
Qaa
/ɣ/
x
Xx
Xaa
/x/
ž
DZ dz
Dzii
/d͡z/
ć
Ćć
Ćee
/t͡ʃ/
ź
Źź
Źii
/ʒ/
ś
Śś
Śii
/ʃ/
ř
DŹ dź
Dźii
/d͡ʒ/
✔ Shown in correct order [change]
  1. Allophone of [ɦ], before and after voiceless consonants
  2. Allophone of [l]
  3. Allophone of [ɾ]
  4. Allophone of [n], before velars
Typological information for Zarin

Fixed stress locationPenultimate
GendersNone
Number of nominal casesSeven cases
OptativeDedicated verb conjugation
Script typeAlphabet

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