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This language is primarily used by the Vargr race throughout the Vargr Extents supra-polity.

  • It is a peripheral or minority language.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Logaksu is a Vargr language and cultural region in the Vargr Extents. This is an irregular bubble around Lair about 20 to 30 parsecs in radius, plus adjacent areas not included in other groups. Most of this region is the original area colonized in the First Diaspora.


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Morphology is the study of the internal structure of words.

  • morpheme, inflection, paradigm, declension, derivation, compound, etc.


Phonology, the study of the sound systems of a language.

  • phoneme, allophone, segment, mora, syllable, foot, stress, tone, etc.


Grammar is the structure of a language.

  • tense, aspect, mood and modality, grammatical number, grammatical gender, case, etc.


Syntax is the study of how words combine to form grammatical sentences.

  • phrase, clause, grammatical function, grammatical voice, etc.


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A lexicon is the word supply of a language.

  • word, lexeme, lemma, lexicon, vocabulary, terminology, etc.


Semantics is the study of the meaning of words (lexical semantics), and how these combine to form the meanings of sentences.

  • meaning, sense, entailment, truth condition, compositionality, etc.


Pragmatics is the study of how language is used by its speakers.

  • presupposition, implicature, deixis

History & Background (Historical Linguistics)[edit]

The region has normal volatility for Vargr space, but a distinct stability remains inherent in the patterns. Governments superficially change, but remain similar in formand boundaries. Merchant companies come and go, but the trading lanes tend to stay the same. Even styles follow recognizeable cycles of varying length.

  • However, the region has gone through periods of cataclysmic change where all recognizable patterns and cycles were disrupted. These periods occured in -2400, -1400, and -200. Each lasted about a century and divided distinctive epochs in the region's history.
  • Imperial xenologists believe the region is overdue for another period of great change.

Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)[edit]

This language is primarily in use in the following areas:

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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