Romanization as per the New York Times Manual of Style and Usage, given where it differs from the IPA representation.
A species of nonhuman intelligent beings. The Zhau sound exists in Nordhema only through words borrowed from illelli languages.
This symbol was introduced to represent the /β/ used by speakers of the "crude" Mountain Dialect -- accustomed to the sound /b/ -- to approximate the /v/ of the "elegant" River Dialect. Implying comparison to a dull bullfrog trying to mimic a graceful dancer, Bhuno amounts to an ancient political joke tucked into the alphabet.
Abundant, wide-ranging flowering plants closely similar to the orchid family.
Bones and other evidence show that a large feline species lived in AnortHea as recently as 3000 years ago. In local culture the tiger carries legendary and mystical status comparable to the dragon in Earthly myth.
Early sources are contradictory over whether the OgHau were arbitrary creations, or had original pictorial meanings that went unrecorded.