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Yená
Jená
[jenʌ]
Registered by ManOfZeLego on 23 April 2015
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersSpoken by a population of around 49,328,812 in: YerlanOfficial AmaiaRegional
Species Human/humanoid
About Yená
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A sister language of  Eiyrnas, which is spoken on Sahar. It is the predominant language of the Joint Republic of Yerlan, with 95.8% of the population speaking Yená.



Sample of Yená[view] ájjoj? / arulls wé dá.

Hello? / I love you.
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Latest vocabulary
fodurzŝénsubsoil
fodurzŝénsubstratum
Language family relationships
Language treeYeni-Eiyran
 ⤷  Proto-Yeni-Eiyran
  ⤷  Yená
[view] About Yeni-EiyranFamily containing EYR, YNA, and the proto-language of the aforementioned: PYE
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m   n          
Plosive p b   t d       k g ʔ
Fricative   f v s z ʃ ʒ        
Affricate       t͡ʃ        
Lateral approximant     l          
Approximant     ɹ   j w    
Trill     r          
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i   u
Close-mid e   o
Mid   ə  
Open-mid     ʌ
Near-open   ɐ  
Polyphthongs ɐʊ ɔɪ
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Yená. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 YenáOrthography
'
/ʔ/
b
ba
/b/
c
ca
/t͡ʃ/
m
ma
/m/
k
ka
/k/
i
ij
/i/
f
fi
/f/
d
di
/d/
e
ej
/e/
n
nej
/n/
g
gej
/g/
s
sej
/s/
o
oj
/o/
á
áj
/ʌ/
p
páj
/p/
a
aj
/ɐ/
w
wa
/w/
ẑa
/ʒ/
u
uj
/u/
ŝ
ŝu
/ʃ/
z
zu
/z/
é
éj
/ə/
v
/v/
l
/l/
t
toj
/t/
j
joj
/j/
r
ro
/ɹ/, /r/
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    Typological information for Yená

    Base counting systemDuodecimal (12)
    Marked tense (verb)Past, Present, Future
    Primary word orderVSO
    Animacy distinctionsAnimate/Inanimate
    Morphological typologyAgglutinative

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