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Former names:Ontari, Õtari , Nomai Õtari, Old Lemohai-Letsuri, Õtari, Nomai Õtari ( = Õtari words)
Author(s):David Johnson
Background:Dahu was the language of an ancient Empire in the North of the continent of Aheku on a parallel Earth called Tekuo. It is the ancestor of the Dahu language sub-family, including Lemohai.
Greeting:Kurã jai kũ
Vocabulary size:810
From earth:no
Averageness:61/100, 83 of 135
Number of features:135
Tags:svo, artlang, head-initial, naturalistic, nominative-accusative, isolating
Editable by all:no
Added by:David Johnson 4
Managed by:David Johnson 4
Added:2011-03-10 21:11
Last change:2016-12-20 19:41


  1. On March 23, 2011, 6:51 p.m., David_Johnson wrote:
    Õtari had a wide range of verbal voices. It marked emphasis and contrast with focus particles. It was a type 3 language by the Milewski typology as it was nominative-accusative and treated genitives and accusatives in the same way.
  2. On Aug. 1, 2011, 7:02 p.m., David_Johnson wrote:
    First draft of dictionary now complete offline and grammar nearly so. Proof-reading, altering and testing phase next. These notes altered to reflect changes in the language and in the CALS database.
  3. On Feb. 9, 2012, 10:20 p.m., David_Johnson wrote:
    Second draft of grammar now complete. Working on third draft and putting pages online as they are ready.
  4. On Aug. 25, 2012, 7:10 p.m., David_Johnson wrote:
    Website moved again! Sorry. Last time for the foreseeable though.
  5. On Oct. 23, 2012, 6:24 p.m., David_Johnson wrote:
    Background corrected, vocabulary size updated and one extra feature added.
  6. On Sept. 1, 2014, 7:08 p.m., David_Johnson wrote:
    Link to language's homepage updated.