Dalitian

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Dalitian
talothíkos
ýta talothíki
Pronunciation [ˈy.ta ta.loˈθi.ci]
Created by Limius
Setting Avrid
Spoken natively in Dalitia
Ethnicity Talothic
Language family
Maro-Ephenian
  • Talothic
    • Dalitian
Early forms:
Proto-Maro-Ephenian
  • Proto-Talothic
    • Classical Dalitian
      • Dalitian
ISO 639-3

Dalitian, also known as Talothic, or ýta talothíki (Talothic language) is a Maro-Ephenian Language spoken primarily by about 5 million people in Dalitia, as well as small communities throughout Avrid. It is closely related to Aeranir, and throughout history was considered an important language for art, trade, and philosophy.

Phonology

Consonants

Consonant phonemes
Labial Dental Alveolar Velar
Nasal m
/m/
n
/n/
Stop voiceless p
/p/
t
/t/
k
/k/
voiced b
/b/
d
/d/
g
/g/
Fricative voiceless f
/f/
th
/θ/
s
/s/
kh
/x/
voiced v
/v/
dh
/ð/
z
/z/
gh
/ɣ/
Trill r
/r/
Approximate l
/l/

Vowels

Vowel phonemes
Front Central Back
plain round
Close i
/i/
y
/y/
u
/u/
Mid e
/e̞/
o
/o̞/
Open a
/ä/

Verbs

Classical

Basic verb endings
Active Middle
Imperfective Perfective Imperfective Perfective
Singular 1st Person -eis -e -ōr
2nd Person -ein -en -estai -esta
3rd Person temporary -ei -es -our -ou
cyclical -ia -a -oura
eternal -ei -e -our
Plural 1st Person -onos -one -onor -ono
2nd Person -etes -ete -othor -otho
3rd Person -ousi -on -otor -oto

Modern

Basic verb endings
Active Middle
Imperfective Perfective Imperfective Perfective
Singular 1st Person -is -e -or -o
2nd Person -i(n) -e(n) -este -esta
3rd Person temporary -i -es -ur -u
cyclical -ia -a -ura
eternal -i -e -ur
Plural 1st Person -onos -one -onor -ono
2nd Person -etes -ete -othor -otho
3rd Person -usi -o(n) -otor -oto