“Language is the most massive and inclusive art we know, a mountainous and anonymous work of unconscious generations.”

Meliae Dryadian (Western Dialect)

Introduction
The Western Dialect (standard: Zedris Swary Puscty [zɛdɾis sʷarɨ puʂtɨ], dialect: Zedris Sāry Posty [d͡zedɾɪs saːrə pɔstə])


Phonology



Romanization
m (m), p' (pʰ), p (p/b), v (f/v), n (n), t' (tʰ), t (t/d), d (d), s (s), z (z), s' (ts), z' (dz), c (θ/ð), ti (tʃ), di (dʒ), si (ʃ), zi (ʒ), r (r), l (l), ll (ʎ), ń (ŋ), h (x), g (ɣ/j)
a (æ), e (e), i (ɪ), o (ɔ), u (u), y (ə), ā/aa (aː), ē/ei (eɪ), ī/ii (iː), ō/ou (ɔu)


Grammar


Vocabulary Differences w/ Standard


Examples
Here is a simple introduction in first the Standard variant and then the Western variant:
G’narotise, Zalot win dal vil durmise Novaerisie win dal. Dco ga hiryn dasy, arzcu zaryf win dalae. Klivu vtcoryń wiń galno?
(gnarɔtisːɛ, zalɔtʷindaːl vil durmisːɛ nɔvaɪrisʲɛ windaːl. ðɔ ga xirɘndaːsɘ, arʐu zarɘfʷindalaɪː. kliːvu vðɔrɘŋʷiŋgaːlnɔ?)

G'narotīse, Z’ālot-in diel vī durmīse Novērīsie-in diel. Co gā gīzan diesy, ārzu z’arv-in dielē. Līvu corm-iń genno?
(ɣnærɔt͡ʃiːse, d͡zaːlɔdɪnd͡ʒel viː durmiːse noveɪriːʃʲeɪnd͡ʒel. ðɔ ɣaː jiːzænd͡ʒesə, aːrzu d͡zærvɪnd͡ʒeleɪ. liːvu ðɔrmɪŋ jenːɔ?)
* gīzac /jiːzæθ/ means "to meet", but is related to the standard word gzatc /gzaθ/ meaning "to see".

Hello, my name is Zalot and I am of the house of Novaer. It is very nice to meet you. What is your name?


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