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Sevan [SVN]
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Sevan
Sevän
[sevæn]
Registered by BenTheBuilder on 8 July 2015
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Sevan[view] Sa cävëszińä seläśaź, / Trzä fanisz fülen, / Ivińeś varivëdlo maśi; / Dirzä, sö ćardińä śevä. / Vrzenvö Dzsizus, / Icärö äśro üźiśäri ńemä, irńë.

Mournfully be that day / On which from ashes shall arise / The guilty man to be judged; / O God, have mercy on him. / Gentle Lord Jesus, / Grant them eternal rest. Amen.
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Latest vocabulary
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Language family relationships
Language treeTranic
 ⤷ Trąna
  ⤷ Proto-Sevän
   ⤷  Sevan
[view] About TranicThe Tranic family (from the proto-language word for central, 'Trąna') is a branch of the Tarenian language family, the Tranic family is spoken in central Tarenia. Many of the languages in the family are agglutinating and contain a lot of cases.
[view] Träńä Sevän (Central Sevan)This dialect is the most widely spoken dialect of Sevän, and it is also spoken in the capital city of Envoś.
[view] Dvaźińä Sevän (Mountain Sevan)This dialect of Sevän is the smallest, and it is spoken in some of the mountain towns in Serśä.
[view] Przaśyińä Sevän (Prashlina Sevan)This dialect is spoken in Przaśyi (Pŗaśļi), and they are also taught this dialect in Pŗaśļi, it is mutually intelligible with the Sevän spoken in Serśä.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
Alveolo-
palatal
PalatalVelarUvularGlottal
Nasal [m̥]1 [m̥:]2 m m:     n n: [n̥:]3 [n̥]4     ɲ ɲ: [ɲ̥:]5 [ɲ̥]6 ŋ ŋ: [ŋ̥:]7 [ŋ̥]8    
Plosive p b     t t: d d:     c ɟ k k: g g:    
Fricative   f f: v v: θ θ: ð ð: s s: z z: ʃ ʃ: ʒ ʒ: ɕ ɕ: ʑ ʑ:     ʁ ʁ: h
Affricate       t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ t͡ɕ d͡ʑ        
Lateral approximant       l l:            
Approximant             j      
Trill       r r: r̝: r̝            
Flap       [ɾ]9 [ɾ:]10            
Blends (ks) ɟɾ
  1. allophone of /m/
  2. allophone of /m:/
  3. allophone of /n:/
  4. allophone of /n/
  5. allophone of /ɲ:/
  6. allophone of /ɲ/
  7. allophone of /ŋ:/
  8. allophone of /ŋ/
  9. allophone of /r/
  10. allophone of /r:/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralBack
Close i i: y y:     u u:
Near-close   [ɪ]1 [ɪ:]2 [ʏ]3 [ʏ:]4    
Close-mid e e: ø ø:     o o:
Mid     ə ə:  
Near-open æ æ:      
Open     ä ä:  
  1. allophone of /i/
  2. allophone of /i:/
  3. allophone of /y/
  4. allophone of /y:/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Sevan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 SevanOrthography
Aa/ä/Ää/æ/Bb/b/Cc/c/Ćć/t͡ɕ/Dd/d/Ee/e/Ëë/ə/Ff/f/
Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/, [ɪ]Jj/ɟ/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/, [m̥]Nn/n/, [n̥]Ńń/ɲ/, [ɲ̥]
Oo/o/Öö/ø/Pp/p/Qq/k/1Rr/r/, [ɾ]Ŕŕ/ʁ/Ss/s/Śś/ɕ/Tt/t/
Uu/u/Üü/y/, [ʏ]Vv/v/Ww/v/2Xx/ks/3Yy/j/Zz/z/Źź/ʑ/
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  1. loan words only
  2. loan words only
  3. loan words only
Typological information for Sevan

GendersNone
Morphological typologyAgglutinative
Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative
Number of nominal casesEight cases or more
Primary writing systemLatin (Extended)

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