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Lindjerblau is estimated to have begun evolving from Middle Dumduhor around year 200 EAB. The language was spoken. Literally meaning "lingua franca," the language, originating in Baraquish, became the official language of trade between the northern countries of the Almsaundean Continent as their dialects of Middle Dumduhor became less intelligible. Lindjerblau quickly earned status throughout the lands and in year 352 EAB, it was accepted in the ancient countries of Hyldia and Itanstale as the official tongue of the people. Trade continued greatly and with ease as the three nations shared a common tongue though trade and relations with the Thaumaturges to the south and transoceanically with members of the Great Continent still suffered through lack of official trade language and difficulty of the people in learning each others' tongues. Many goodwill missions to regularize trade were made throughout the entirety of Vereva in the 400s.and in the year 503 EAB, the Giants were finally able to convince two other races, the Minotaurs and the Dwarves, to accept their Lindjerblau as the international auxiliary language of Vereva due to its simpler grammar and thinner phonemic inventory than other languages in existence at the time. The language spread as "Almsaundean Lindjerblau" on its continent of origin and as "Great Lindjerblau" as it crossed over the Centeal Ocean. The two variations differed greatly over time, becoming the highly conservative branch of Almsaundean Lindjerblau, keep much grammar from the oldest forms of the language, and the liberal Great Lindjerblau which changed and became simpler and simpler over time. The simplification of Great Lindjerblau led to the recognition of three child languages, Kahremish, Mirvermish and Lingua Franca. Lindjerblau kept alive much of its grammar until its death officially recognized in the year 19,005 EAB. Today, the language is kept alive only as a language of study by archaeologists and paleontologists who study the ruins of Ancient Eidriel. These archaeologists study the language in order to make sense of artifacts that date back pre-Eidriel.
Lindjerblau is a language that uses an alphabet of 26 letters.
Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Łł Mm Nm Oo Pp Rr Ss Śß Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Zz
The letters represent one sound each, but can combine to make 42 multigraphs. It also has 6 accents all of which are used to change the sound of the letters they appear on. The diaresis ( ¨ ) is used over the vowels a, e, i, o, and u to change their sounds. Vowels receiving a diaresis in Lindjerblau are called "fluid vowels." These vowels always receive the sound /ɹ/ (like English r) after their enunciation though this sound remains unwritten. Fluid vowels are comparative to "liquid vowels," which are marked with accents specific to each vowel: the ogonek ( ˛ ) under a and e, the tittle-less (undotted) i, the bar ( / ) through the o and the ring ( ˚ ) over the u. The liquid vowels always receive the sound /j/ (like English y) before their enunciation though this sound remains unwritten. On consonants, the l also receives a bar ( / ) and the s receives an acute accent ( ´ ) on the capital (Ś) but the lowercase is written ß