Surresi Language

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This article is about the official and most commonly used language in the family of Surresi languages as well as a brief overview of the other languages native to Surresia. For the country and region, see Surresia. For the ethnic groups of the Surresia, see common ethnicities of the New Surresi Republic. For the lexicon of the Standard Surresi language, see Standard Surresi lexicon. For a more complete version of this page, see my sandbox.


The Standard Surresi language, also known as Yêrsur or Lavenzul and abbreviated as SS or as StaSu, is the official language of the New Surresi Republic and is a common co-official language in Greater Surresia and other neighboring nations. Standard Surresi, along with its sister and parent languages, is an agglutinative analytic language with a small degree of inflection which is largely found in the form of possessive suffixes.

Classification[edit | edit source]

Standard Surresi (Yêrsur/Lavenzul)[edit | edit source]

Monbrøsur[edit | edit source]

Đolậsur Fhé[edit | edit source]

Şĭlsur[edit | edit source]

Ǒvol Áàb-ävaak[edit | edit source]

Sórân'hîdosah[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

The various languages of the Surresi branched off from the Monbrøvus migration southward out of Northern Surresia. Later, during the 8th, 9th, and 10th centuries Ʋ, a short lived age of imperial colonialism by Surresia led to various southern Ankurian (such as modern-day Eskea, TBD, TBD, and TBD) cultures' languages to affect the Surresi languages. In the 19th and 20th centuries Ʋ, a colonization of present-day TBD led to the development of a distinct phonological divergent language. In the early 56th century Ʋ, Assai Kaijin explorers from the Union of the Red Circle discovered Surresia, and the Emrit languages that the Assai Kaijin spoke affected the Surresi languages further.

In TBD Ʋ, Yêrsur was made the official language of the New Surresi Republic and was adapted, revamped, and refined for widespread use.

Geographic Distribution[edit | edit source]

The languages of the Surresi are most commonly distributed throughout the New Surresi Republic, however they are also common within Sartak, Eskea, TBD, TBD, TBD, TBD, and multiple nations in Western Assai, especially within the Union of the Red Circle.

Alphabet[edit | edit source]

Pel Alphabet

This chart features the modern (TBD) and traditional alphabet of the Surresi languages.

SurresiNewY.JPG

Y

Yod

SurresiNewW.JPG

W

Wod

SurresiNewL.JPG

L

Lod

SurresiNewV.JPG

V

Vod

SurresiNewF.JPG

F

Fet

SurresiNewH.JPG

H

Het

SurresiNewT.JPG

T

Tet

SurresiNewK.JPG

K

Kath

SurresiNewG.JPG

G

Gath

SurresiNewB.JPG

B

Bed

SurresiNewZ.JPG

Z

Zok

SurresiNewP.JPG

P

Ped

SurresiNewD.JPG

D

Ded

SurresiNewM.JPG

M

Mok

SurresiNewN.JPG

N

Nok

SurresiNewR.JPG

R

Ram

SurresiNewA.JPG

A

Ahm

SurresiNewE.JPG

E

Eth

SurresiNewO.JPG

O

Od

SurresiNewU.JPG

U

Ud

SurresiNewI.JPG

I

Ith

SurresiNewS.JPG

S

Sok

Phonology[edit | edit source]

Consonants[edit | edit source]

Labial Dental/

Alveolar

Postalveolar Alveolo-palatal Palatal Velar Pharyngeal/

epi-glottal

Glottal
Nasal SurresiNewM.JPG ⟨m⟩ [m] SurresiNewN.JPG ⟨n⟩ [n] SurresiNewN.JPGSurresiNewY.JPG ⟨ñ⟩ [ɲ]
Plosive voiceless SurresiNewP.JPG ⟨p⟩ [p] SurresiNewT.JPG ⟨t⟩ [] SurresiNewK.JPG ⟨k⟩ [k]
voiced SurresiNewB.JPG ⟨b⟩ [b] SurresiNewD.JPG ⟨d⟩ [d] SurresiNewG.JPG ⟨g⟩ [ɡ]
aspirated SurresiNewK.JPGSurresiNewF.JPG ⟨kf⟩ [kʰ]
Affricate Voiceless
Voiced SurresiNewB.JPGSurresiNewL.JPG ⟨bl⟩ [d͡ʑ]
Fricative Voiceless SurresiNewF.JPG ⟨f⟩ [f] SurresiNewS.JPG ⟨ss⟩ [ʃ] SurresiNewH.JPG ⟨h⟩ [ħ] SurresiNewH.JPG ⟨h⟩ [h]
Voiced SurresiNewV.JPG ⟨v⟩ [v] SurresiNewD.JPG ⟨đ⟩ [ð] SurresiNewZ.JPG ⟨z⟩ [z]

SurresiNewL.JPG ⟨ł⟩ [ʒ]

Approximant SurresiNewL.JPG ⟨l⟩ [ɫ̪] SurresiNewY.JPG ⟨y⟩ [j] SurresiNewW.JPG ⟨w⟩ [w]
Tap SurresiNewT.JPGSurresiNewR.JPG ⟨tr⟩ [ɽ]
Trill SurresiNewR.JPGSurresiNewR.JPG ⟨rr⟩ [r]

Vowels[edit | edit source]

Front Back
Unrounded Rounded Unrounded Rounded
Close SurresiNewY.JPG ⟨y⟩ [i] [ɪ] SurresiNewU.JPGSurresiNewU.JPG ⟨uu⟩ [u]
Close-mid SurresiNewO.JPG ⟨o⟩ [o]
Mid SurresiNewA.JPGSurresiNewA.JPG ⟨aa⟩ []
Open SurresiNewE.JPG ⟨e⟩ [ɛ]

Orthography[edit | edit source]

The Surresi alphabet, known as Pel, is an alphabetical writing system which is used to transcribe the Surresi languages. In prehistory, transcription was achieved by a cuneiform writing method through the use of small mallets and bone instruments to etch Pel characters into terracotta or stone tablets. This writing method was likely derived from a primitive system of documenting the number of fowl that the ancient Surresi raised, done by chipping singular arbitrary recesses into wood, stone, or unfired or fired clay to represent one bird. The spelling of each word and the way Pel writing was ordered and stylized had remained virtually unchanged from the time it had transformed into a writing system until Surresia's colonization by the Union of the Red Circle. Today, Pel, like the spoken languages of Surresia, has become highly influenced by Emrit phonology. Emrit orthography has likewise influenced Pel, and Pel is now commonly written in modern stylizations as opposed to being etched in its traditional style.


Grammar[edit | edit source]

Verbs[edit | edit source]

Nouns[edit | edit source]

Articles[edit | edit source]

Noun Phrases[edit | edit source]

Pronouns[edit | edit source]

Adjectives and Adverbs[edit | edit source]

Participles[edit | edit source]

Prepositions[edit | edit source]

Syntax[edit | edit source]

Forming Questions[edit | edit source]

Subordinate Clauses[edit | edit source]

SampleǙ[edit | edit source]

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See also[edit | edit source]

User:Ludinev0/sandbox