Zealandian language

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Zealandian
Zålandienska
Native toZealandia
Native speakers
Unknown
Latin script (Zealandian alphabet)
Official status
Official language in
Zealandia
Regulated byZålandienska Språketinstitutiet
Language codes
ISO 639-3None

The Zealandian language (zålandienska språket) is a Germanic language spoken in the Commonwealth of Zealandia. It is the national language of Zealandia. It is regulated by the Institute for the Zealandian Language, which is a sub part of the Ministry for Culture.

Zealandian alphabet
Uppercase
A B D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Z Ð Å Ø Þ Æ
Lowercase
a b d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x z ð å ø þ æ

Pronunciation

Zealandian has some pronunciations that differ from German, English, Swedish, Norwegian and Icelandic. Letters "a" through to "z" have the same pronounciation as in English.

Pronounciation
Grapheme English
approximation
IPA
⟨ð⟩ the /ð/
⟨å⟩ boar /ɔː/
⟨ø⟩ somewhat like nerd /øː/
⟨ß⟩ grass /s/
⟨þ⟩ thing /θ/
⟨æ⟩ hair /æː/

Common phrases

  • hello - hej
  • yes - ja
  • no - nej
  • bye - bej
  • how are you? - hår mar du?
  • good - gød
  • bad - bok
  • comrade - komrad
  • you are an idiot - du ær donur
  • Zealandia is a Socialist country - Zålandien ær et Sozilisk landet
  • The Republic of Iceland is a Nordic nation - Republiken Islands ær et Nordisk landet

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