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Gavrian
gavşe wuĵe
[gavʂɛ wud͡ʒɛ]*
Registered by jdam489 on 16 August 2015
Language type Engineered Language (Englang)
Place & SpeakersGavrian is spoken by a population of around 42,000,000 .
Species Human/humanoid
About Gavrian Gavrian is spoken by about 42 million people mostly in the The Republic of the Gavs but also in a few areas where Gavs have emigrated such as The Protectorate of Gavria (see PWS). Gavrian is most closely related to the Northwest-IE language group although I'm sure one could find a little of many languages :)
Sample of Gavrian[view] takserenos osten uštȓat , uršeznentah bukut ta univeȑsa jareć.

I want to leave the earth, travel to stars, and see the universe.
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takserenos osten uštȓat , uršeznentah bukut ta univeȑsa jareć.
I want to leave the earth, travel to stars, and see the universe.
jota zbirna befet îndjelit, jożi nebit zbirna befet îndukýpt
Time can bring you down, time can bend your knees.
šuvjenti! šuvjenti! pencego nineżka, kopramnotir pecla ta zafodu. bradi mnaren eż njiko, natoi şev ...
Remember, remember! The fifth of November, the Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason, why ...
vano jik nimta faraznejża aereku gedenitevşa; ażt demoncy socjopat, olapy hobrýstiwa, jisto farazne...
It's like rescuing a bunny from a lion! But that lion is a demonic sociopath - with really nice clea...
zavać ibršunta eż dotawharenwa, perko taukeanosi staklet. doreke şeva euṫant symnużmwa - ejm prima...
I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.
ugoviwa njiko maȑkus; va oźnim gestavşa jirkavno bet.
You're not an asshole, Mark. You're just trying so hard to be.
Language family relationships
Language treeIndo-European
 ⤷ Proto-Indo-European
  ⤷ North-West IE
   ⤷  Lutish
    ⤷  Gavrian
[view] About Indo-EuropeanThis family tree includes only the main branches and the branches that are too small to be shown separately. See separate main branches for further detail.
[view] ẋovrawivse wuĵe (Hinterlandish)Hinterlandish is spoken in a narrow band along the Sunset Mountains. There are approximately 1 million speakers of this dialect. It's distribution does not include the major city of that area, Dimco.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottal
Nasal m ɱ   n     ɲ        
Plosive p b     t d   ɖ     k g q ʔ
Fricative   f v θ ð s z ʃ ʒ ʂ     x   h
Affricate       t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ            
Lateral approximant       l         ʟ    
Approximant       ɹ     j w      
Trill       r           ʀ  
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Back
Close i y   u
Near-close   ɪ  
Close-mid ø   o
Open-mid ɛ   ʌ
Near-open æ    
Open a    
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Gavrian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 GavrianOrthography
Aa/a/Îî/ʌ/Ḑḑ/ɖ/Ḿḿ/ɱ/Ṫṫ/θ/Úú/ø/Ẋẋ/x/Ạạ/æ/Ýý/y/
Bb/b/Cc/t͡s/Dd/d/Ee/ɛ/Ȑȑ/ɹ/Ȓȓ/ʀ/Ff/f/Gg/g/Hh/h/
Ii/i/Jj/j/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o/Pp/p/Qq/q/
Rr/r/Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/u/Vv/v/Ww/w/Xx/ʔ/Yy/ɪ/Zz/z/
Ńń/ɲ/Şş/ʂ/Šš/ʃ/Źź/d͡z/Żż/ʒ/Ćć/t͡ʃ/Ħħ/ð/Ĵĵ/d͡ʒ/Ĺĺ/ʟ/
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    Typological information for Gavrian

    Number of nominal casesSix cases
    Animacy distinctionsAnimate/Inanimate
    GendersMasculine/Feminine/Neuter
    Primary writing systemBasic Latin
    Morphological typologyAgglutinative

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