Te-Zlodh

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Te-Zlodh is the language that is primarily used by the Daryen race throughout the Darrian Confederation polity.

  • It is a peripheral or minority language.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Te-Zlodh, or Te-Zapet , is the standard Darrian language spoken in the Darrian Confederation.

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]

No information yet available.

Darrian (Language) Grammar Guidelines[edit]

1	Subject-Object-Verb
2	Tendency toward vowel harmony
3	Consonant gradation (elision morphology)
4	“Haplosemia” (one-form one-meaning for morphemes)
5	Oppose definite to indefinite by using different cases
6	Postpositions express more subtle local relationships
7	Singular form of nouns used with numbers > 1
8	No grammatical gender at all
9	Sentence structure has heavy premodification
10	No case agreement between adjective and noun
11	Adjectives and Adverbs are freely interchangeable

Darrian (Language) Verbs[edit]

dalden	 - to blow
ramen   - to dream (from Solomani)
raten   - to reach, to take
zalen   - to drink

Darrian (Language) Verbal Prefixes[edit]

(Sentence Preclitics)
/Nos/	Interrogative
/Ze/	Desire
/Kan/	Expansive
/Li/	Diminutive
/Me't/	Repetitive
/Kas/	Uncertainty
/Tik/	Possibility
/Kel/	Reflexive
/Lak/	Reciprocal

Darrian (Language) Verbal Suffixes[edit]

/-ep/ indefinite (subjunctive) (clause relativizer)

Darrian (Language) Conjugation[edit]

infinitive   a-e / a
past         o-i / o
present      u-i / u
future       i-e / i

Darrian (Language) Nouns[edit]

Darrian (Language) Noun Forms[edit]

thing-which-does	*-a
thing-which-is	        *-o
thing-by-which-is-done	*-u
generic	        e-e, e-i

Darrian (Language) Pronouns[edit]

/Ni/	I, We	/Nin/	My	/Nine/	Myself
/So/	You 	/Son/	Your	/Sone/	Yourself
(none)	He, she, they		Their		Themselves

Darrian (Language) Articles[edit]

/Te/	the, of the				
(none)	a, an				

Darrian (Language) Various Noun Suffixes[edit]

/-e/	Adjectivizer/Adverbizer				
/-en/	Pluralizer				
/-li/	With				
/-suz/	Without				
/-zihm/	the Professional				
/-zih/	the Habitual				
/-engg/	abstract noun formation				
/-zik/	diminutive/affectionate				

Darrian (Language) Noun Applicational Case Suffixes[edit]

/-ir/	Direct obj (definite) 
/-da/ or /-ta/	To, at, for (dative)
/-(y)e/	In; On (prepositional)
/-(y)i/	From (ablative)

Darrian (Language) Comparison[edit]

bigger/better/more	daya	
most		        zeh	

Darrian (Language) Examples[edit]

The man ran to the starport.		Te-rer terkabh-da rungel.
Do young aslan reach for a claim?	Nos aslanen notale rutan-da mubik?
The dog drinks the water.		Te-kopehe zulan-ir diseh.

Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)[edit]

This language is primarily in use in the following areas:

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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