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Hello!

So it occured to me that, with the different languages and geographical locations and all the migrations going on, would there be accents? And if so, what would they sound like? Would it be like anything we have IRL or would they be entirely different? Also, is there like a sound guide for the different languages?
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I'm sure there are accents, but I don't believe they're written down / defined anywhere.

And at the moment, no, there isn't a pronounciation guide ~ I think that might be a "quite a way down the line" sort of thing - but would surely be interesting!
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I sort of just made Niv's accent up as I played, you can do the same and we can just pretend they're similar if we ever meet up. Why yews not just have deh fun wit it?

I've been told that desnind people have something close to an African accent (no idea how to convey that)
You could also make your character sound like a particular animal she often mimics or is fond of.
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Kura Wolfsdotter sounds Scottish, in my head - and that's a really good idea, Niv. Hope that answers your questions :)
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I would say that there are definitely accents. :) Some cities have defined theirs in the lore, while others have not. There's no one place for all of the different accents at this point, unfortunately!

In case you're curious about Rharne: "The Rharnian accent is easily distinguishable and quite obvious to those who are visiting Rharne for the first time. It has a slow, yet deliberate, speed, with a hint of cadence to the speaker’s words that makes them speak in an almost melodic fashion."
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I always imagine Venora's people sounding like Frenchies!

Hon hon hon. :)

I can already hear Zvez's screams in the background: "We agreed on North Italian!"
We can compromise at Savoyard.
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