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One industrial and cultural center of the game world has two languages, thought to be called by their speakers Nognese (noh-NYEH-zeh) and Noeneg (NOO-nukh).
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The federation of Noen, probably ''the'' dominant civilization in the game world, has two languages, thought to be called by their speakers Nognese and Noeneg.
 
They appear to be as closely related as, say, Italian and Dutch.
 
They appear to be as closely related as, say, Italian and Dutch.
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Other languages borrow words rawther liberally from these two.
 
But because the names are so similar, our scouts have been using the codenames V for Nognese and C for Noeneg, after the languages' perceived relative propensities for vowels and consonants.
 
But because the names are so similar, our scouts have been using the codenames V for Nognese and C for Noeneg, after the languages' perceived relative propensities for vowels and consonants.
  
See also:
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== See also ==
*[[Nognese]] [no"njEze]
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*[[Nognese]] [no"njEze], spoken especially in the south
 
**[[V phonology]]
 
**[[V phonology]]
 
**[[V grammar]]
 
**[[V grammar]]
*[[Noeneg]] ["nu:n@x]
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*[[Noeneg]] ["nu:n@f], spoken especially in the north
 
**[[C phonology]]
 
**[[C phonology]]
 
**[[C grammar]]
 
**[[C grammar]]
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== Out-of-universe ==
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*Will need to read up on Welsh, which doesn't fit the Germano-Romance mold of English. May incorporate elements from native American languages into C.
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*Will need to work in some affectations by aristocratic political leaders with speech impediments. (Compare George W. Bush's "nuke-ular weapons".
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Revision as of 05:13, 5 December 2009

The federation of Noen, probably the dominant civilization in the game world, has two languages, thought to be called by their speakers Nognese and Noeneg. They appear to be as closely related as, say, Italian and Dutch. Other languages borrow words rawther liberally from these two. But because the names are so similar, our scouts have been using the codenames V for Nognese and C for Noeneg, after the languages' perceived relative propensities for vowels and consonants.

See also

Out-of-universe