Dongbuzenytihach is the language spoken in the Donguzenytihav, an ocean located on the planet Baltus. The primary speakers are Encephalopods, inhabitants of the planet.

Dongbuzenytihach
Dongbuzenytihach
Type
Fusional
Alignment
Priori
Head direction
Unspecified
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



Phonology[edit | edit source]

Consonants[edit | edit source]

Bilabial Labiodental Alveolar Palatal Velar Pharyngeal
Nasal m n ŋ
Plosive p b t d k g
Affricate t͡ɕ d͡ʑ
Sibilant

fricative

s z ɕ ʑ
Non-sibilant

fricative

f v θ̠ (x͡ɕ) ħ
Approximant ɹ (j) w
Lateral

approximant

ʟ

There is an undefined sound that is most similar to the "sj-sound" and is commonly considered a co-articulated [x] and [ɕ].

Vowels[edit | edit source]

Front Central Back
Close i y u
Close-mid ɘ ɤ
Open-mid ɛ ɔ
Open a

Writing system[edit | edit source]

Dongbuzenytihach, like many other Encephalopod languages, use a sophisticated combining script.

Transcription[edit | edit source]

a b ɕ d d͡ʑ ɛ ɘ f g ħ i j k ʟ m n
a b sh d j ae e f g h i i k l m n
ŋ ɔ p ɹ s t t͡ɕ u ɤ v w x͡ɕ y z ʑ θ̠
ng o p r s t ch u eo v w hj y z zh th

"tj" can be used as a t which transitions into ʑ.

Glyphs[edit | edit source]

Decipher.png Phonotactics[edit | edit source]

Thanks to the null glyphs, the phonotactics are more variable than the script could suggest. Some of the most common formations iinclude CVCVN and CVNCV. The loanwords in the language can include a /j/

Sound Changes[edit | edit source]

  • /z/ becomes [s] before an unvoiced consonant.
  • /s/ becomes [z] before a voiced consonant.
  • /ɤ/ becomes [o] after /w/.
  • Velar consonants shift to palatal consonants before /i/, /y/.

Grammar[edit | edit source]

Dongbuzenytihach grammar is relatively complex, as the language is fusional. There are a lot of suffixes that include various meanings in them.

Verbs[edit | edit source]

Verbs conjugate according to mood, tense, person, number and voice.

Inf = reshoti Indicative Interrogative Imperative Subjunctive
Present Past Future
sae reshol reshomal reshethol reshumsae reshepol
cha resheze reshomze reshethize reshumcha reshez reshepze
deo resheka reshomaka reshethaka reshumdeo reshek reshefka
kyng resheto reshometo reshethel reshumkyng reshet reshefto
bon reshezeo reshomzeo reshethizeo reshumbon reshezwa reshepzeo
vim reshekae reshomakae reshethakae reshumvim reshekwa reshefkae


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