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Weženyól
Type Isolating-Agglutinative
Alignment Nominative-Accusative
Head direction Initial
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
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Weženyól (/weʒenjɵl/ [ɰeˈʒenjɵl]) is a language used in Wežen, a country in Yanizz, and its various colonies. It is descended from Old Lapizyol. It is CCVVC and head-initial. It is one of the official languages in Yanizz's interstellar empires, spoken by about ¼ of Yanizzians. The dialect shown here is spoken in the capital of Wežen, Lenbrati.

Phonology[]

Bilabial Postalveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar
Nasal /m/ /n/
Plosive /p/ /b/ /t/ /d/ /k/ /g/
Affricate /t͡ʃ/
Sibilant Fric. /s/ /z/ /ʃ/ /ʒ/
Fricative /ɸ/ /β/ /x/
Approximant /ɹ/ /j/ /w/
Trill /ɾ/
Tap /r/
Lateral Approximant /l/
Front Back
High /i/ /y/ /u/
High-mid /e/ /ø/ /o/
Low-mid /ɛ/
Low /a/ /ɒ/


Letter Sound
Vowels
A /a/
E /e/
I /i/
O /o/
Ω /ɒ/
U /u/
Á /ɛ/
Ó /ø/
Ú /y/
Consonants
B /b/
C /t͡ʃ/
D /d/
F /f/
G /g/
Ġ /x/
H
K /k/
L /l/
M /m/
N /n/
P /p/
R /ɾ/

/ɹ/ in coda

Ř/Ŕ /r/
S /s/
Š/Ś /ʃ/
T /t/
V /v/
W /w/
Y /j/
Z /z/
Ž/Ź /ʒ/

Accented letters occurs as a result of the loss of pitch accent from Old Lapizyol. Now, Weženyol has a separate stress system which usually occurs on the penultimate syllable of a word.

Grammar[]

The word order is usually VISOD (verb, instrument, subject, object, dative), although it can be changed.

Nouns[]

See cases for examples

sing. plur.
v. end. c. end. v. end. c. end.
Nominative -no -on -onu -nu
Accusative -ka -eš -kau -ωš
Dative -de -es -deu -eus
Instrumental -ui -iu
Genitive -že -gauže

Verbs[]

non-imperative imperative superimperative

(need)

past -ři -řo -řel
close past rei [verb]
present -řa -řω -řol
future -řus

Cases[]

Weženyol has five cases:

Nominative (-no)[]

Used at the end of a word to mark the subject.

The Sun is a star.
Yef Ŝunon hika.
DEF Sun-NOM star-ACC

Accusative (-ka)[]

Used at the end of a word to mark the object.

The Sun is a star.
Yef Ŝunon hika.
DEF Sun-NOM star-ACC

Genitive (-že)[]

Used at the end of a word to mark possession.

His house is large.
Kanže kanošon katoka.
3sg-GEN house-NOM large-ACC

Dative (-de)[]

Used at the end of a word to mark the dative case.

He gave them a highly destructive weapon.
Diferi kan kangeš kenřode nunei kai.
give-PAST 3sg.NOM 3pl.ACC weapon destroy-ADJ big-ADJ

Instrumental (-ui)[]

Used at the end of a word to mark the instrumental case.

Wežen destroyed Pokařa using nuclear weapons.
Nuniri kiameusafui ŵeženon p̂okařaka
destroy-PAST weapon-atom-INS Wežen-NOM Pokařa-ACC

Pronouns[]

Uncased Nominative Accusative
1st sing. di den deš
plur. dogau dogon dugeš
2nd sing. tos toson toseš
plur. tosogau tosgon tosgeš
3rd sing. kan kaneš
plur. kangau kangon kangeš

Copula[]

Present tense copulas are not marked.

non-imp. imp.
past ři řω
short past rei
future řus řusω

Lexicon[]

Weženyól/Lexicon

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