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Draconic
Ank'äleŝ
Type
Isolative
Alignment
Front
Head direction
Front
Tonal
No
Declensions
Yes
Conjugations
Yes
Genders
No
Nouns decline according to...
Case Number
Definiteness Gender
Verbs conjugate according to...
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect



General information[edit | edit source]

Ank'äleŝ is the language spoken by a race of dragons in a book I'm writing. There are a little over 70,000 native speakers of this language, and they are all that remain of their race. The rest of them were killed off by humans. (Original #: 2.37million)

Phonology[edit | edit source]

The phonology will be described below:


Consonants[edit | edit source]

Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Pharyngeal Epiglottal Glottal
Nasal m n ng
Plosive p b t d k g
Fricative f v th ð s z ŝ ž h
Affricate tŝ dž
Approximant r î w
Trill
Flap or tap
Lateral fric.
Lateral app.
Lateral flap

Vowels[edit | edit source]

Front Near-front Central Near-back Back
Close i: i u: u
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid e o ó:
Open-mid
Near-open
Open æ ä a

Alphabet[edit | edit source]

The alphabet is:

A Ä Æ B C D E É F G H I Į Î L M N Ń O Ó P Q R S Ŝ T U Ú Û V X Y Z

Phonotactics[edit | edit source]

Grammar[edit | edit source]

Gender Cases Numbers Tenses Persons Moods Voices Aspects
Verb No No Yes Yes No No No No
Nouns Yes No Yes Yes No No No No
Adjectives Yes No Yes No No No No No
Numbers No No Yes Yes No No No No
Participles No No No No No No No No
Adverb No No Yes Yes No No No No
Pronouns Yes No Yes Yes No No No No
Adpositions No No No No No No No No
Article No No No No No No No No
Particle No No No No No No No No


Here are some grammar tables:

Nouns

case singular plural
male Úlim Úlimŝ
female Úliž Úliži
nom. Úlic Úlici
dative Úlicó Úlicóŝ
acc. Úlix Úlixi

neuter

Úliń Úlińi

Verbs

case ank'äleŝ English
Past Úliû Loved
Present Úïli Love/Loving
Future Úliä Will love
Future p. Úïliä Will be loving
Past p. Úïliû Had been loving

Vocabulary[edit | edit source]


No. English
1I
2you (singular)
3he
4we
5you (plural)
6they
7this
8that
9here
10there
11who
12what
13where
14when
15how
16not
17all
18many
19some
20few
21other
22one
23two
24three
25four
26five
27big
28long
29wide
30thick
31heavy
32small
33short
34narrow
35thin
36woman
37man (adult male)
38man (human being)
39child
40wife
41husband
42mother
43father
44animal
45fish
46bird
47cat
48dog
49louse
50snake
51worm
52tree
53forest
54stick
55fruit
56seed
57leaf
58root
59bark
60flower
61grass
62rope
63skin
64meat
65blood
66bone
67fat
68egg
69horn
70tail
71feather
72hair
73head
74ear
75eye
76nose
77mouth
78tooth
79tongue
80fingernail
81foot
82leg
83knee
84hand
85wing
86belly
87guts
88neck
89back
90breast
91heart
92liver
93drink
94eat
95bite
96suck
97spit
98vomit
99blow
100breathe
101laugh
102see
103hear
104know
105think
106smell
107fear
108sleep
109live
110die
111kill
112fight
113hunt
114hit
115cut
116split
117stab
118scratch
119dig
120swim
121fly
122walk
123come
124lie
125sit
126stand
127turn
128fall
129give
130hold
131squeeze
132rub
133wash
134wipe
135pull
136push
137throw
138tie
139sew
140count
141say
142sing
143play
144float
145flow
146freeze
147swell
148sun
149moon
150star
151water
151rain
152river
153lake
154sea
155salt
156stone
157sand
158dust
160earth
161cloud
162fog
163sky
164wind
165snow
166ice
167smoke
168fire
169ash
170burn
171road
172mountain
173red
174green
175yellow
176white
177black
178night
179day
180year
181warm
182cold
183full
184new
185old
186good
187bad
188rotten
189dirty
190straight
191round
192sharp
193dull
194smooth
195wet
196dry
197correct
198near
199far
200right
201left
202at
203in
204with
205and
206if
207because
208name


Example text[edit | edit source]

At’e úïli se.

At’e vï se ëm ä kri.

Oda îû råû änïk.

At’e fës se úïli at’e

At’e ïl påm.

Nat’e kalï, ade kri haxûn mïlïŝa ofïser, kårïn ä nonës åmï oda zënŝ.

At’e ul dåm tïl äleŝ cóm lï nat’e aks, ût mańï tïl onë įn råûn azï kär eba cóvi.

At’e enoä fia kren ä sa zúpefå.

Úna onë îû råû ńirä eŝi ó jóm åyï, zúli e tirya în ńïä ål ciy.

Kandelŝ dåmû jóm keŝal, tïl ûk fóŝi a îû mili, ä råsel æyir.

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