Lithian

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"Lugid language" redirects here. For the languages spoken in Lugida, see Languages of Lugida.
Lithian
Ranalugia
Pronunciation[ˈɾanalugia]
Native speakers92 million  (2016)
Language family
Rietic
  • Southern
    • Merythic
      • Lithian
Writing systemForian script
Official status
Official language in Lugida
Recognised minority language in Kadya
 Liosol
 Riyana
 Xynderland
Regulated byLugid Academy of Languages (KIL)
CWS codelhn

Lithian (Ranalugia [ˈɾanalugia]), also sometimes referred to as the Lugid language, is a Rietic language, whose other significant members include Kadic and Melune. It is primarily spoken in southern and eastern regions of Soltenna particularly on the Amiyant Sea basin. With official status in Lugida and Fordas, Lithian has 92 million native speakers in addition to 67 million second language speakers. Combined, Lithian's 159 million total speakers is the second largest among languages of Soltenna, only behind Yená.

History

Phonology

Vowels

Front Back
Close i u
Mid e o
Open a

Consonants

Labial Alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal m n (ŋ)
Plosive voiceless p t t͡ʃ k (ʔ)
aspirated t͡ʃʰ
voiced b d d͡ʒ ɡ
Fricative voiceless f s ʃ h
voiced v z
Approximant w l
Flap ɾ

Phonotactics

Orthography

Grammar

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Word order

See also

Notes