Fáralo

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Fáralo
[ˈfa.ra.lɔ]
Period c. 0-200 YP
Spoken in Huyfárah
Total speakers c. 7.5 million
Writing system Fáralo alphabet
Classification Edastean
 Eastern Edastean
  Fáralo
Typology
Basic word order AuxSOV
Morphology fusional
Alignment NOM-ACC
Credits
Created by Zompist

Fáralo was the language of Huyfárah, the most powerful nation of Peilaš in the time period around 0 YP. It is an Edastean language descended from the northern dialects of Ndak Ta, showing heavy influence from languages of the Eigə-Isthmus family, specifically Faraghin. Sister languages of Fáralo include Adāta, Naidda, Ndok Aisô, and Komejech.

It was the first language of Akana to be written in an alphabet.

Genealogy


Among the daughter languages of Fáralo are Woltu Falla, Namɨdu, Cəssın, and Puoni.

Sample

  • Siš Siənčæn ebí, kraš lu-diágə æm lu-laš Kazəgad ouwa lu-meokát æm lu-iodol luŋ-iəboun, sip: Isə lu-epén i na epélo æm æč badew, ædešei ege lu-klaš heil iəm čosk.
  • [ siʃ ˈsi.ən.ʧæn ɛˈbi | kraʃ lu.diˈa.ɡə æm luˈlaʃ ˈka.zə.ɡad ˈo.wa lu.meɔ̯ˈkat æm luˈiɔ̯.dɔl luˈŋi.ə.bon | sip ‖ ˈi.sə lu.ɛˈpɛn i na ɛˈpɛlɔ æm æʧ ˈba.dew | ˈæ.dɛ.ʃe ˈɛ.ɡɛ luˈklaʃ hel ˈi.əm ʧɔsk ]
  • NULL.AUX Siənčæn speak, brave the-Edák.ruler to.it the-land Kazəgad and the-younger.brother to.them the-sun the-moon-and, thus: before the-sit-PST I in chair to.him my father, stay-PST.PL all the.PL-land foreign to.me hostile

(taken from the Tsinakan text)

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