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Northsean [NRS]
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Northsean
Norþsæið tunge
[norθsæið tʊŋgə]*
Registered by Whekhetta Ttuqek on 24 July 2017
Language type A posteriori
Place & SpeakersNorthsean is spoken by a population of around 300,000 in Norþsæ.
Species Human/humanoid
About Northsean Northsean is a Germanic language spoken in the Norþsæ archipelago, about halfway between the UK and Scandinavia.
Sample of Northsean[view] Áném sávolberendát arnþ fréleġ ond efenleġ bryðém in gemédneseg ond riġtá. Ðéġ arnþ endovém við géradeng ond ingeþóġte, ond til ánne scoldenþ féran in an gildscipi férġþeng.[view all texts]
Latest vocabulary
NorþsæpprNorthsae
éldjesegenntradition
reġholtnjungle
Language family relationships
Language treeGermanic
 ⤷ Proto-Germanic
  ⤷ West Germanic
   ⤷ Anglo-Frisian
    ⤷ Anglic
     ⤷  Northsean
[view] About GermanicThe Germanic languages are a branch of the Indo-European language family spoken natively by a population of approximately 500 million people mainly in North America, Oceania, Western and Northern Europe. Proto-Germanic , which was spoken in approxima...
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m     n       ŋ  
Plosive p b     t d       k (kʷ) g  
Fricative   f v θ ð s (z) ʃ     x h
Affricate         t͡ʃ        
Lateral approximant       l          
Approximant           j (w)    
Trill       r          
Blends (k͡s)
VowelsFrontCentralNear-
back
Back
Close i y ɨ   u
Near-close     ʊ  
Close-mid e     o
Mid   ə    
Open-mid ɛ     ɔ
Near-open æ      
Open a     ɑ
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Northsean. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 NorthseanOrthography
Aa
a
/a/
Bb
be
/b/
Cc
ce
/t͡ʃ/
Dd
de
/d/
Ee
e
/ɛ/
Ff
ef
/f/
Gg
ge
/g/
Hh
hec
/h/
Ii
i
/i/
Jj
ja
/j/
Kk
ka
/k/
Ll
el
/l/
Mm
em
/m/
Nn
en
/n/
Oo
o
/o/
Pp
pe
/p/
Qq
quiu
/kʷ/1
Rr
er
/r/
Ss
es
/s/
Tt
te
/t/
Uu
u
/ʊ/
Vv
ve
/v/
Ww
dubwe
/w/2
Xx
ex
/k͡s/3
Yy
y
/y/
Zz
zeð
/z/4
Ææ
æsc
/æ/
Ðð
/ð/
Þþ
þorn
/θ/
Ġġ
ġa
/x/
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. loan words only
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  3. loan words only
  4. loan words only
Typological information for Northsean

GendersMasculine/Feminine/Neuter
Noun numbersSingular/Plural
Noun-noun possessionGenitive or possessive case
Polar question markingInverted word order
Primary word orderSOV

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