The language of the Nerna
Idrish has a hard ring to it, lots of fast spoken words. But it is also a beautiful language, the songs have an enchanting ring and which leaves people in awe. The language is mainly spoken by Iwachi, but merchants from both nations speak the language in order to do business easily. Both ethnicities of Iwachi speak Idrish. In Ildres it's the official language, and it is the only language spoken by the Nerna. The Treil speak the language as well but they also speak the ancient tongue of Treish , a language not seen as official in Ildres. Anyone heard speak treish is looked down upon by the Nerna.
Swear wordsGenerally Idrish doesn't have short curse words, there are a few but the most used are the ones that are longer sentences. The short words are used casually and they are not taken seriously. The sentence-insults are very serious and are the most hard hitting insults known in the language. One word insults:
|Kel dó hen bli ekke ythkan ti ekke fronelju fjurnken dó hat venk uss ythe||May your bones be a toothpick for an ice-dweller removing your flesh from his teeth|
|Kel nin kaet ot dó genashi netken dó elche||May the weight of your pride break your legs|
|Kel do slonsh clá e nin hochan met draedy jerme||May you end up in the ocean with tired arms|
The alfabet of the Iwachi language is roughly the same as the humans, the reason for this is that humans and Iwachi lived side by side and the languages spoken evolved from the same language. There are some differences though, there is another letter used that is called Itho and it makes the "th" sound. Most of the letters have a more flowy look, and there are multiple dots and lines added to make indicate the pronounciation. They are still easily recognizable by humans.
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