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Kessik
Maldago
[mɑlˈdɑgo]
Registered by Nanorancor on 12 July 2017
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersKessik is spoken by a population of around 112,000,000 in Maldria and former Maldrian states.
Species Human/humanoid
About Kessik Kessik is a language spoken in the country of Maldria, a large empire on the lower half of the Eumeran continent. Many small communities in the countries nearby to it also speak Kessik, as they were previously controlled by Maldria.
Sample of Kessik[view] Chqem var na.

I am the king of the chickens.
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Latest vocabulary
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Language family relationships
Language treeDerav-kogoroan
 ⤷ Proto-Daraveki
  ⤷ Ancient Kogoron
   ⤷ Old Kogoron
    ⤷ Middle kessik
     ⤷  Kessik
[view] About Derav-kogoroanThe Derav-Kogoroan family is an amalgamate of the Deravian family, and the Kogoroan family.
[view] Hekezi (Hesden)This dialect is spoken in the Hesden region of Maldria, mostly in the major port cities such as the capital of the region, Hesden itself. It is heavily influenced by the Doskari traders and other such merchants.
[view] Rizman Malgo (Risma)Spoken in Risma, the capital city of Maldria, it has many shortenings of speech, but almost no foreign language influence. There is an honorific form that developed used nowhere else, which is specifically meant for the king, high lords, and sometimes for city guards.
[view] Csevari (Sevari)Sevari is spoken in the uppermost area of Maldria along the border of the country, as well as in small communities on the other side. It is more influenced by Calonír than other dialects.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottal
Nasal m     n         ŋ    
Plosive p b     tʼ t̚ tʰ d         kʼ k̚ kʰ g   ʔ
Fricative   f v θ s z ʃ       [x] [χ] h
Affricate       t͡s t͡ʃ t͡ʃʼ d͡ʒ       [k͡x] [q͡χ]  
Lateral approximant       l              
Approximant           ɻ j ʍ w      
Blends kv ksh
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Back
Close i   u u:
Near-close   ɪ  
Close-mid     o o:
Open-mid ɛ    
Open     ɑ ɑ: [ɒ]1
Polyphthongs ɛɪ ɑo ɑu ɛi
  1. allophone of /ɑ/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Kessik. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 KessikOrthography
'/ʔ/Aa/ɑ/AE ae/ɛɪ/, /ɛi/Bb/b/Cc/k̚/CH ch/t͡ʃʼ/, /tʼ/, /t͡ʃ/Dd/d/Ee/ɛ/Ff/f/
Gg/g/Hh/h/HW hw/ʍ/Ii/i/Jj/d͡ʒ/Kk/kʰ/KX kx[k͡x], [q͡χ]Ll/l/Mm/m/
Nn/n/NG ng/ŋ/Oo/o/Pp/p/Qq/kʼ/Rr/ɻ/Ss/s/SH sh/ʃ/Tt/tʰ/
TC tc/t̚/TH th/θ/TS ts/t͡s/Uu/u/Vv/v/Ww/w/Xx[χ], [x]Yy/j/, /ɪ/Zz/z/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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