Vogian language

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Vogian
Voğmseş
Voğmseş
Pronunciation[voɣmsɛʃ]
EthnicityVogians
Native speakersTBD  (2018)
Language family
Vaniuan
  • Vogian
Early forms:
Proto-Southern-Vaniuan
  • Ancient Vogian
    • Middle Vogian
      • Vogian
DialectsTBD
Writing systemVaniuan
Official status
Official language inZinsha-Vogia
CWS codeVGN

Vogian (Voğmseş; Voğmseş, /voɣmsɛʃ/) is a language in the Southern Vaniuan language family spoken mainly in Zinsha-Vogia, and the Autonomous Republic of Vogia. With it being the official language of both.

Geographic Distribution

Classification

Dialects

Vogian has a number of dialects, most of which are mutually intelligible to eachother. The standard language is based on the Jìmúžìl dialect.

History

Phonology

Vogian is made up of 23 distinct consonant phonemes and 9 distinct vowels.

Consonants

Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Pharyngeal Other
Nasal
Plosive
Fricative
Affricate
Approximant
Trill
Flap or tap
Lateral app.

Vowels

Front Near-front Central Near-back Back
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open

Phonotactics

Orthography

Vogian uses the Vaniuan Script

Grammar

Morphology

There are six noun cases. Verbs are conjugated by person, tense, and other things.

Syntax

Word order is usually VSO.