Ovaghoun (language)

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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]

Ovaghoun is a Vargr language and cultural region in the Vargr Extents, including the trailing part of the Provence, Windhorn, and Meshan Sectors.

Structure[edit]

No information yet available.

Morphology[edit]

Morphology is the study of the internal structure of words.

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

Phonology[edit]

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

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

Grammar[edit]

Grammar is the structure of a language.

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

Syntax[edit]

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

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

Meaning[edit]

No information yet available.

Lexicology[edit]

A lexicon is the word supply of a language.

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

Semantics[edit]

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[edit]

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

  • presupposition, implicature, deixis

History & Background (Historical Linguistics)[edit]

These regions were rich Imperial regions taken over by the Vargr during the Vargr Pillaging (-2400 to -1700).

  • While the region is predominatly Vargr, the sparse Vilani population was not significantly displaced.
  • The original Vargr immigrants were pressed into the surrouding areas, and to this day still tend to collect in densely populated fringe communities, with the human populations living at the center of the older, larger communities.
  • Human presence and involvement have done much to stabilize the political environment. In fact, the Vargr have adopted much of the Vilani culture into their own, sometime taking on patterns very familiar to Imperials.
  • At the same time, the Vargr often resent having to live "in the humans' shadow". The ownership of companies, land, and oftentimes political positions frequently reside disproportionately in the hand of humans.

Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)[edit]

This language is primarily in use in the following areas:

  • No information yet available.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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