History ======= Old-dhejne is a family of different policies dialects. Modern adenian (dhejne) is a half-constructive language based on Plimas dialect. In low 56 century, in Intervention times, essari missionaries was needed translate own holy scriptures into dhejne in short time, but using specifics dialects was very difficult and labor intensive. That's why they created median union language, easy for learn for dhejnes and essari themself. Dhejnes for two century does half-success tried return to language and literature origins after Secular Revolve. This language we named modern adenian. Note: "Aden" is essari speech, which by traditional using in international official papers and other languages of EI-block-countries. Applying "Adenian" to adenians themself can by offensive! Own name is "Dhejne", but "true own name" not exist: "Dhen" translated how "Homeland", "nation" or "country". This is due to the structure of the ancient Aden society, when there was no single state and own name not by needed. Phonetic ======== | | labial | alveolar | Retroflex | Palatal | Velar | | --------------------------- | :----: | :------: | :-------: | :-----: | :---: | | **Nasal** | m | n | | | | | **Plosive** | p b | t d | | | k g | | **Fricative** | f v | s z | ʂ ʐ | | x | | **Approximant** | | | | j | | | **Affricative** | pʰ | tʰ ts | tʂ | | kʰ | | **Trill** | | r | | | | | **Lateral
Approximant** | | l | | | | Note: some dialects using **ʈ ɖ ɳ** instead of **t d n**. Sound **dʰ** and **tʰ** frequency change each other. | | | | | :---: | :---: | :---: | | i | | u | | e | | o | | | a | | Writing ======== ### Numbers In dhejne using dozen-base position number system. ![](img/dhejne-numeric-sample.jpg) | Numers | | Powers | | | | | :----: | --- | :----: | ---- | :-------: | ---- | | 0 | nam | | | | | | 1 | cin | $10^1$ | -is | $10^{-1}$ | -si | | 2 | set | $10^2$ | -esh | $10^{-2}$ | -she | | 3 | tud | $10^3$ | -ut | $10^{-3}$ | -tu | | 4 | hal | $10^4$ | -ah | $10^{-4}$ | -ha | | 5 | gim | $10^5$ | -ih | $10^{-5}$ | -hi | | 6 | meh | $10^6$ | -em | $10^{-6}$ | -me | | 7 | sum | $10^7$ | -us | $10^{-7}$ | -su | | 8 | fav | $10^8$ | -af | $10^{-8}$ | -fa | | 9 | nir | $10^9$ | -in | $10^{-9}$ | -ni | | A | hef | $10^A$ | -ek | $10^{-A}$ | -ke | | B | luf | $10^B$ | -ul | $10^{-B}$ | -lu | **Samples** - 364BB₁₂ (73295₁₀) is **tudah mehut halesh lufis luf** - 2`875₁₂ (2.718₁₀) is **set favma sumsi gimshe** For create **negative number** using preposition **nish**, what literal translating how "minus". History of this word. In old-dhejne for create negative numbers it doing mirroring by horizontal and speaching revers. Obviously, it's not usefull and this come to simple "multiplication by negative one".