ascian


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ascian

(ˈæʃɪən)
n
(Peoples) a person who lives in the area between the tropics
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In the most recent graphic novel, Voice (2011), the eldest of three unlike sisters competes in a pageant for the title and status that belong to her clan, loses an heirloom ring, and has to trawl Anvard's underworld, seeking help from her Ascian not-quite-stepfather, to find it.
The first affects the group [s] + a stop (cf WS ascian [ski > axian [ks] 'ask' or aesp > aeps, but also woeps > woesp 'wasp'), while the other is responsible for a change of places of a fricative ([f, 0, s]) plus the liquid [1].