Verse:Tricin/Drug names

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Drug names in Tricin are informed by the phonologies of the five most common modern Trician languages (Hetomic, Sowaár, Eevo, Windermere, Tizian), while taking roots from Eevo abbreviations and chemical names.

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Phonology

The phonemes have a range of acceptable pronunciations.

Consonants

Labial Dental/Alveolar Palatal Velar
Nasal m /m/ n /n/
Plosive unaspirated b /p~b/ d /t~d/ g /k~g/
aspirated p /pʰ~p/ t /tʰ~t/ tx /tʃ~ts~t͡ɕ/ c /kʰ~k/
Fricative unvoiced s /s/ x /ʃ~ɕ/ ç /ç~x~χ~h/
voiced v /w~v/
Resonant r /r~ʒ/, l /l~ɬ/

Tizian/Anbirese/Qenian has mutations

Vowels

a e i o /a~ə e i o~u/; no diphthongs or vowel length, and no hiatus

Stress

Stress is always initial.

Affixes

Uses prefixes and suffixes roughly equally (?)