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=Written Language=
 
=Written Language=
 
==Alphabet==
 
==Alphabet==
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The Diamavyan alphabet consists of 9 vowels, 22 consonants, and the letter Ԓ which acts as both a vowel and a consonant. The alphabet also contains three digraphs which are formed if they are not immediately followed by an H.
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===Letters===
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{| class="wikitable sortable" style="text-align:left"
 
! Letters
 
! Letters
 
! Name
 
! Name
 
! IPA<br>(Standard pronunciation)
 
! IPA<br>(Standard pronunciation)
 
! IPA<br>(Alternate pronunciation)
 
! IPA<br>(Alternate pronunciation)
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! Speech Sound Type
 
! Note
 
! Note
 
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|'''A a''' || a || {{IPA|[ˈeɪ]}} || ||
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|'''A a''' || a || {{IPA|[ˈeɪ]}} || || Vowel ||
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|-
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|'''Ѧ ѧ''' || ѧ || {{IPA|[ˈɔ]}} || || Vowel ||
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|-
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|'''B b''' || ba || {{IPA|[ˈb]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''Ѧ ѧ''' || ѧ || {{IPA|[ˈɔ]}} || ||
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|'''C c''' || || {{IPA|[ˈtʃ]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''B b''' || b || {{IPA|[ˈb]}} || ||
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|'''D d''' || da || {{IPA|[ˈd]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''C c''' || c || {{IPA|[ˈs]}} || ||
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|'''E e''' || e || {{IPA|[ˈæ]}} || || Vowel ||
 
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|'''D d''' || d || {{IPA|[ˈd]}} || ||
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|'''Ɛ ɛ''' || ɛ || {{IPA|[ˈi]}} || || Vowel ||
 
|-
 
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|'''E e''' || e || {{IPA|[ˈæ]}} || ||
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|'''F f''' || ɛf || {{IPA|[ˈf]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''Ɛ ɛ''' || ɛ || {{IPA|[ˈi]}} || ||
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|'''G g''' || gi || {{IPA|[ˈg]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''F f''' || f || {{IPA|[ˈf]}} || ||
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|'''H h''' || || {{IPA|[ˈh]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''G g''' || g || {{IPA|[ˈg]}} || ||
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|'''I i''' || i || {{IPA|[ˈe]}} || {{IPA|[ˈɪ]}} || Vowel || <ref name=insdisc1>The letter I makes the [ˈe] sound when it or the vowel after it is immediately followed by an H.</ref> <ref name=insdisc2>The letter I makes the [ˈɪ] sound when it or the vowel after it is not immediately followed by an H.</ref>
 
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|'''H h''' || h || {{IPA|[ˈh]}} || ||
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|'''J j''' || ja || {{IPA|[ˈdʒ]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''I i''' || i || {{IPA|[ˈe]}} || {{IPA|[ˈɪ]}} || <ref name=insdisc1>The letter I makes the [ˈe] sound when it or the vowel after it is immediately followed by an H.</ref> <ref name=insdisc2>The letter I makes the [ˈɪ] sound when it or the vowel after it is not immediately followed by an H.</ref>
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|'''K k''' || ka || {{IPA|[ˈk]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''J j''' || j || {{IPA|[ˈdʒ]}} || ||
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|'''L l''' || ihl || {{IPA|[ˈl]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''K k''' || k || {{IPA|[ˈk]}} || ||
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|'''Ԓ ԓ''' || el || {{IPA|[ˈɒ:ˡ]}} || || Consonantal Vowel ||
 
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|'''L l''' || l || {{IPA|[ˈl]}} || ||
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|'''M m''' || ɛm || {{IPA|[ˈm]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''Ԓ ԓ''' || al || {{IPA|[ˈɒ:ˡ]}} || ||
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|'''N n''' || ihn || {{IPA|[ˈn]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''M m''' || m || {{IPA|[ˈm]}} || ||
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|'''O o''' || o || {{IPA|[ˈoʊ]}} || {{IPA|[ˈɒ]}} || Vowel ||
 
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|'''N n''' || n || {{IPA|[ˈn]}} || ||
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|'''Ө ө''' || ө || {{IPA|[ˈaʊ]}} || || Vowel ||
 
|-
 
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|'''O o''' || o || {{IPA|[ˈoʊ]}} || {{IPA|[ˈɒ]}} ||  
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|'''P p''' || pa || {{IPA|[ˈp]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''Ө ө''' || ow || {{IPA|[ˈaʊ]}} || ||
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|'''R r''' || ur || {{IPA|[ˈr]}} || || Consonant ||
 
|-
 
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|'''P p''' || p || {{IPA|[ˈp]}} || ||
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|'''S s''' || ihs || {{IPA|[ˈʒ]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''R r''' || r || {{IPA|[ˈr]}} || ||
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|'''Ƨ ƨ''' || shɛ || {{IPA|[ˈʃ]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''S s''' || s || {{IPA|[ˈʒ]}} || ||
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|'''Ԏ ԏ''' || thih || {{IPA|[ˈθ]}} || {{IPA|[ˈð]}} || Consonant ||
 
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|'''T t''' || t || {{IPA|[ˈt]}} || ||
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|'''T t''' || || {{IPA|[ˈt]}} || || Consonant ||
 
|-
 
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|'''U u''' || uh || {{IPA|[ˈʌ]}} || {{IPA|['ə]}} ||
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|'''U u''' || u || {{IPA|[ˈʌ]}} || {{IPA|['ə]}} || Vowel ||
 
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|'''Ц ц''' || u || {{IPA|['ʊ]}} || ||
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|'''Ц ц''' || ц || {{IPA|['ʊ]}} || || Vowel ||
 
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|'''V v''' || v || {{IPA|[ˈv]}} || ||
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|'''V v''' || vih || {{IPA|[ˈv]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''W w''' || w || {{IPA|[ˈw]}} || ||
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|'''W w''' || wa || {{IPA|[ˈw]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''X x''' || x || {{IPA|[ˈex]}} || ||
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|'''X x''' || ɛx || {{IPA|[ˈex]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''Y y''' || y || {{IPA|[ˈj]}} || ||
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|'''Y y''' || yih || {{IPA|[ˈj]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|'''Z z''' || z || {{IPA|[ˈz]}} || ||
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|'''Z z''' || za || {{IPA|[ˈz]}} || || Consonant ||
 
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|}
 
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==Digraphs and Trigraphs==
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===Digraphs===
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! Letters
 
! Letters
 
! Name
 
! Name
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! Note
 
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|'''Ia''' || ai ||{{IPA|['aɪ]}} || || <ref name=insdisc3>The letters that make up this digraph make their seperate sounds when they are immediately followed by an H.</ref>
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|'''Ia''' || ia ||{{IPA|['aɪ]}} || || <ref name=insdisc3>The letters that make up this digraph make their seperate sounds when they are immediately followed by an H.</ref>
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|'''Io''' || oi ||{{IPA|['ɔɪ]}} || || <ref name=insdisc3>The letters that make up this digraph make their seperate sounds when they are immediately followed by an H.</ref>
 
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|'''Ier''' || ier ||{{IPA|['ɪəʳ]}} || ||
 
 
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|'''Iur''' || iur ||{{IPA|['ʊəʳ]}} || ||
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|'''Io''' || io ||{{IPA|['ɔɪ]}} || || <ref name=insdisc3>The letters that make up this digraph make their seperate sounds when they are immediately followed by an H.</ref>
 
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|'''Ou''' || ou ||{{IPA|['u:]}} || ||
 
|'''Ou''' || ou ||{{IPA|['u:]}} || ||
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|'''Tch''' || tch || {{IPA|[ˈtʃ]}} || ||
 
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|'''Th''' || th || {{IPA|[ˈθ]}} || {{IPA|[ˈð]}} ||
 
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|'''Sh''' || sh || {{IPA|[ˈʃ]}} || ||
 
 
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==Glossary of Words==
 
==Glossary of Words==
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! Word in English
 
! Word in English
 
! Word in Diamavyan
 
! Word in Diamavyan

Revision as of 05:41, 10 November 2019

Diamavyan
Spoken inDiamavya, Northern Levantia (see below)
Native speakers330 million (2034)
Language family
Writing systemLatin (Diamavyan alphabet)
Official status
Official language in Diamavya
 Mortropiv Union
Language codes
ISO 639-1dia
ISO 639-2dm
ISO 639-3dmv

Grammatical Characteristics

Written Language

Alphabet

The Diamavyan alphabet consists of 9 vowels, 22 consonants, and the letter Ԓ which acts as both a vowel and a consonant. The alphabet also contains three digraphs which are formed if they are not immediately followed by an H.

Letters

Letters Name IPA
(Standard pronunciation)
IPA
(Alternate pronunciation)
Speech Sound Type Note
A a a [ˈeɪ] Vowel
Ѧ ѧ ѧ [ˈɔ] Vowel
B b ba [ˈb] Consonant
C c [ˈtʃ] Consonant
D d da [ˈd] Consonant
E e e [ˈæ] Vowel
Ɛ ɛ ɛ [ˈi] Vowel
F f ɛf [ˈf] Consonant
G g gi [ˈg] Consonant
H h [ˈh] Consonant
I i i [ˈe] [ˈɪ] Vowel [1] [2]
J j ja [ˈdʒ] Consonant
K k ka [ˈk] Consonant
L l ihl [ˈl] Consonant
Ԓ ԓ el [ˈɒ:ˡ] Consonantal Vowel
M m ɛm [ˈm] Consonant
N n ihn [ˈn] Consonant
O o o [ˈoʊ] [ˈɒ] Vowel
Ө ө ө [ˈaʊ] Vowel
P p pa [ˈp] Consonant
R r ur [ˈr] Consonant
S s ihs [ˈʒ] Consonant
Ƨ ƨ shɛ [ˈʃ] Consonant
Ԏ ԏ thih [ˈθ] [ˈð] Consonant
T t [ˈt] Consonant
U u u [ˈʌ] ['ə] Vowel
Ц ц ц ['ʊ] Vowel
V v vih [ˈv] Consonant
W w wa [ˈw] Consonant
X x ɛx [ˈex] Consonant
Y y yih [ˈj] Consonant
Z z za [ˈz] Consonant

Digraphs

Letters Name IPA
(Standard pronunciation)
IPA
(Alternate pronunciation)
Note
Ia ia ['aɪ] [3]
Io io ['ɔɪ] [3]
Ou ou ['u:]

Glossary of Words

Word in English Word in Diamavyan
Above Өtur
Air Eihr
All Ihnem
Alliance Ihnemyihn
And Iht
And the Ihtaz
Arch Art
Coscivian Kosihvyihn
He Jih
Home Yanier
I Jun
It Nih
Land Atihr
Love Dihmarz
Nomadic Orejihn
Northern Nihrehr
Minute Mihnuote
Of Zat
Of the Zataz
One (Personal) Mav
One (Numerical) Vone
Outermost Tolizemyy
Party (Political) Vekre
People (Singular) Pѧpyoule
People (Plural) Pѧpyoulez
Region Kresiah
She Vih
Southern Siahr
State Tierenfih
Tea Tey
Territory Tinansyiene
They (Indefinite) Nөh
They (Nominative) Vөh
To Azt
The Taz
Vandarchal Vandarten
We Jier
You (Singular) Vun
You (Plural) Vier
  1. The letter I makes the [ˈe] sound when it or the vowel after it is immediately followed by an H.
  2. The letter I makes the [ˈɪ] sound when it or the vowel after it is not immediately followed by an H.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The letters that make up this digraph make their seperate sounds when they are immediately followed by an H.