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Southlandic (southlandic: sådlensk) is a langauge sproken in Southland (Sådland) in the southern part of Fogdaröd. Southlandic is closely related to swedish, norwegian and danish and to other germanic languages. Southlandic have many dialects. Some dialects are so distant from southlandic that they can be called own languages.

Southlandic
Sådlensk
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Alignment Nominative-Accusative
Head direction
Tonal No
Declensions No
Conjugations Yes
Genders 3
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Creator Sanna Lys

The southlandic flag:

Sydländska flaggan

Classification and DialectsEdit

  • Indo-European
    • Germanic
      • North Germanic
        • East Scandinavian
          • Southlanic
            • West Southlandic (Vestmål)
              • Sådlands Landsby dialekt
              • Nååmekåången dialekt
              • Sååsby dialekt
            • Eastern Southlanic (Estmål)
              • Huggamål (Huggimál)
              • Bjelkerbymål (Bjalkarbýmáli)
              • Långebyfarabenmål (Langbýfáraðmál)
              • Låtveiþbymål (Látveiþbymál)
            • Central-North Southlandic (Sentral-Est mål)
              • Nårdmål
                • Elvdala dialekt
                • Gammelåslensk
              • Sentralmål
                • Afrikamål
                • Rotatorpetmål
                • Jernkråkamål
                • Rikssådlensk (Standard Southlandic)
            • Arketåmål
              • Arketåbymål (Arketabyemeal)
              • Eakortmeal
              • Keapmargabyemeale

Western Dialects Edit

The western dialects (vestmål) is spoken in western Southland around Sådlands Landsby. In western Southlands is it very much Agriculture. The western dialects features a uvular trill ʀ. Here´s a sample text in the dialects of Sådlands Landsby

Western dialect: Jååg tåålåer såådlensk åå jååg år livåånde i Såådlands Landsbååe

Standard Southlandic: Jåg talt sådlensk å jåg bår i Sådlands Landsby

English: I speak Southlandic and I live in Sådlands Landsby

Eastern Dialects Edit

The eastern dialects is spoken in the eastern Southland in the spruce forests. The eastern dialects are closer to Icelandic, Faroese and Old Norse than to standard Southlandic. The eastern dialects are very different from each other. Someone from Hugga in the east and Långebyfaraben in the east can have problem with understanding each other. The eastern dialects have special sounds. They have a alveolar trill r and they have Voicless and voiced dental fricatives. θ and ð which are written as þ and ð. Here´s a sample text in the eastern dialect from Hugga:

Eastern dialect: Ég tálir súdlinska og ég livir í Húggi

Icelandic: Ég tala suðlensku og ég bý i Hugga

Standard Southlandic: Jåg talt sådlensk å jåg bår i Hugga

English: I speak Southlandic and I live in Hugga

Northern Dialects Edit

The northern dialects of Southland is spoken in the northern part of Southland in Elvdala and Ånskåed. The northern dialects is more simular to swedish than standard southlandic is. The northern dialects is not so different from standard Southlandic that a Southlander can´t undertstand them. The northern dialects have the same phonology as Standard Southlandic but they feature a alveolar trill [r] which in Standard Southlandic is a uvular fricative [ʁ] Here´s a sample text in Nårdmål:

Northern dialect: Jåg taler sodlenska å jåg bår i Elvdala

Standard Southlandic: Jåg talt sådlensk å jåg bår i Elvdala

English: I speak southlandic and I live in Elvdala

Central Dialects Edit

The central dialects of Southland is spoken in the central part of Southland in Afrika (capital), Rotatorpet and Jernkråka. The Central Dialects is the most standard variant of Southlandic. In Afrika you speak also a variant called Afrikamål which are not the Standard Variant. Also in Afrika you speak Rikssådlensk (Standard Southlandic) which are the standard variant. In Jernkråka features a alveoar trill [r] but in Rotatorpet and Afrika is it a uvular fricative [ʁ]. Here´s a sample text in the central dialect from Afrika:

Central dialect: Jå´ talt sådlensk å jå´ bår i Afrika

Standard Southlandic: Jåg talt sådlensk å jåg bår i Afrika

English: I speak Southlandic and I live in Afrika

Afrikamål Edit

literally means Afrika dialect is a sociolect spoken in Afrika especially in the north-east part of Afrika in Påfågeln. Afrikamål is a slang of Southlandic. The Afrikamål features a voiced retroflex flap [ɽ] in stead of a l in standard Southlandic. Here´s a sample text in Afrikamål

Afrikamål: Jå´vå åt i by´n å gave me min gava

Standard Southlandic: Jåg vår åte i byen å gavede med min gavamåtir

English: I was out in the city and biked with my bicycle.

Arketåmål Edit

literally means Arketåby dialect is a dialect spoken in the southwestern part of Southland. The Arketåby dialects has many simularities with the Gaelic languages. For example the word for grandmother in Standard Southlandic is bestemåder but in Arketåby dialects is it seanmatar in Irish Gaelic is it seanmháthair. The arketåby dialects features an alveolar approximant [ɹ] and the arketåby dialects are also very simular to the english pronounciation. Here´s a sample text in Arketåmål

Arketåmål: Jea tale soodlinske ou jea leeve i Arketåbye

Standard Southlandic: Jåg talt sådlensk å jåg bår i Arketåby

English: I speak Southlandic and I live in Arketåby

PhonologyEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Pharyngeal Epiglottal Glottal
Nasal m n ŋ
Plosive p, b t, d k, g ʔ
Fricative f, v s ʃ ʁ h
Affricate
Approximant ʋ j
Trill r
Flap or tap
Lateral fric. (ɬ)
Lateral app. l
Lateral flap

It also has w

VowelsEdit

Front Near-front Central Near-back Back
High i, y ʉ u
Near-high ɪ, ʏ
High-mid e, ø o
Mid ə
Low-mid ɛ ɔ
Near-low æ
Low a, ɶ ä ɑ

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Writing SystemEdit

Letter A B C D E F G H I J K L
Sound ɑ, a, ä b s, k d e, ə f g h i, ɪ j k l
Letter M N O P R S T U V W X Y
Sound m n o, u, ɔ p r, ʁ s t ʉ v, ʋ w ks y, ʏ
Letter Z Å Ä Ö
Sound s o, ɔ ɛ, æ ø, ɶ

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