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Kasewayan
casyýu into
[casɨju iːnt̪o]
Registered by Siblaime on 9 September 2019
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersKasewayan is spoken by a population of around 35,000,000 in Kasewaya and Inwez.
Species Human/humanoid
About Kasewayan
yes i am using <y> for a vowel and <ý> for a consonant and you can do nothing about it
Sample of Kasewayan[view] Zoxo za eýi e ate ukáxzeweý ásexde sunis xəcády bemən tal xás soxasi bex.

The truth is that one alien from far away trusted us more than we trust ourselves
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Latest vocabulary
hazedetany
sátnaadveven though
kesadpwithout
Language family relationships
Language treeDesanian
 ⤷ Proto-Desanian
  ⤷  Old Desani
   ⤷ Northern Desanian
    ⤷  Kasewayan
[view] About Desanian
One of the language families of the western regions of Dawera, among a few other unrelated groups of languages.

Modern Desanian languages are spoken by over 40 million people in Kasewaya, Inwez, Nesyania and Tazul.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularOther
Nasal m n   [ɲ]1        
Plosive p b t2 d3   c ɟ   k    
Fricative   s z ʃ     x ʁ4  
Lateral approximant   [l]5           ɫ
Approximant       j w      
Trill   r6            
  1. before /i/, allophone of /n/
  2. actually dental [t̪]
  3. actually dental [d̪]
  4. inconsistent, can be realized as [ʀ]
  5. before /i/, allophone of /ɫ/
  6. often tapped [ɾ]
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i i: ɨ ɨ: u u:
Close-mid e e:   o o:
Mid   ə  
Open a   ɑ ɑ:
Syllable Structure(C)V(C)
Stress informationMost words are stressed on the penultimate syllable, except for certain interjections. Adding declension suffixes doesn't change the stress location, for example:
dákəs [ˈd̪ɑːkəs] ‘dogs’
dákəzax [ˈd̪ɑːkəzaʁ] ‘to (the) dogs’
OtherLong vowels are distinguished only in stressed syllables, for example:
kelin [ˈkeːlin] ‘to want’
kelani [keˈlaɲi] ‘wanted’
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Kasewayan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 KasewayanOrthography [edit]
a
a
/a/
á
á
/ɑ/
b
b
/b/
p
p
/p/
j
j
/ɟ/
c
c
/c/
d
d
/d/1
t
t
/t/2
ė
ə
/ə/
e
e
/e/
i
i
/i/
y
y
/ɨ/
ý
ý
/j/
h
h
/x/
x
x
/ʁ/3
k
k
/k/
l
l
/ɫ/, [l]4
m
m
/m/
n
n
/n/, [ɲ]5
o
o
/o/
u
u
/u/
r
r
/r/6
s
s
/s/
ś
ś
/ʃ/
w
w
/w/
z
z
/z/
✔ Shown in correct order [change]
  1. actually dental [d̪]
  2. actually dental [t̪]
  3. inconsistent, can be realized as [ʀ]
  4. before /i/
  5. before /i/
  6. often tapped [ɾ]
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Typological information for Kasewayan

Fixed stress locationNone
GendersHuman/Non-human
Morphological typologyFusional
Primary word orderSOV
Syllable structureModerate (CVC max)

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