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Language of the Ginnic Scots, Ginneigh, and the Lost Children of the O'Reillys.

The Language of Ginnic

Ginnic is the language spoken by the eldest and most forgotten of all of the Celtic peoples. The origin of the language is divine in itself, being spoken by Ginneigh the Green God from beneath the earth. The language truly is a language of the gods. The language is one of the simplest languages ever recorded, in that it lacks such prepositions that English uses widely such as “a” and “the”. Nouns are simply spoken with these articles. Also, the possessive is very similar to grasp. Instead of having different words for “he”, “him”, and “his”, they all use the single Ginnic word, He. For example to say “he is a general” it is simply “He far droden”, and to say “it’s his sword” is simply said “ough far He brad”. Such is an example of its simplicity. Despite the pronunciation, the most difficult part of speaking the language is understanding pluralization. While there are only a few plural endings shared amongst all nouns, there is now rhyme or reasons to witch ones add the “h” syllable, the “agh” syllable, the “en” syllable, or remain the same. Such things are learned through speaking over the time, and are not easily taught. Nothing can be said of the Ginnic language without mentioning the raw power one wields when speaking it. Like a great sword wielded with the tongue, those who can speak the language find themselves at the helm of much influence. The language has been often seen to strike fear into the enemy, and evoke heroism amongst friends in ways that can only be attributed to its divine origin. The Ginnic language is once truly meant to be shouted. One notices after time, that most words require little movement of the mouth, and the lips aren’t often closed. This speaks to the great emphasis of deep guttural bellowing that is the source of the power of all Ginnic words.

Pronunciation

  • The Ginnic “Ch” is the equivalent of an English “sh”. Charg is pronounced sharg. A “ch” preceded by a vowel is pronounced at the back of the throat, a sound common in Hebrew. Reilltoch is pronounced this way.
  • A single “r” in Ginnic represents one miniscule roll of the tongue. Orld is pronounced orrld.
  • A double “r” in Ginnic represents a very flamboyant Gaelic style rolling of the tongue. Farr is Farrrr.
  • An “agh” in Ginnic is a rolled hard “g” sound. Ascenragh is pronounced in such a way.
  • A “u” in Ginnic is pronounced like a double “o” in English. Ascenum is pronounced assenoom. “u” and “oo” and “ou” are often interchangeable in Ginnic.
  • The letter “h” when used as the first consonant of a word is silent. He is pronounced Ee.
  • A double “s” is a long “s”, similar to the double “s” in German.
  • When the letter “h” appears at the end of a word an extra syllable is added, “ah”, and subtly. As in “nor allarh (we go)”, it is pronounced “ah-larr-ah”
  • The combination “au” is pronounced “ow” as in augar (ow-garr).
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