Bordurian

Bordurian

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bordurian is a fictional language, the national language of Borduria, a fictional Balkan dictatorship created by Herg for the Tintin comics series. Little is known about Bordurian, as it is not extensively presented in the Tintin stories. The neighboring language Syldavian, for example, has been proven to be a Germanic language, but so few words of Bordurian are known that such an analysis for this language is more difficult. There are several words with an apparent Germanic origin, though, h itgang, m nhir, ointhfan szt pp, tzh l and zsn rr. The ultimate source for these words are uncertain, though. Unlike Syldavian, which also uses Cyrillic, it is written only in the Latin alphabet. Its orthography is apparently slightly different from Syldavian; the vowel, almost certainly, is quite common in the language, and sz seems to be used for [s] instead of [ ], as in Hungarian. Based on the Germanic vocabulary identified so far, it is suspected to be an intermediate language between the heavily Slavic-sounding Syldavian on one hand, and dialects of German on the other.show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136778742
  • 9786136778747