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Kasewayan [EHY]
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Kasewayan
Kaśewi laze
[kæˈʃewi ˈɫæze]
Registered by Siblaime on 9 September 2019
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersKasewayan is spoken by a population of around 22,450,000 in Kasewaya (Kaśewihəl).
Species Human/humanoid
About Kasewayan
• nominative-accusative, head-final, a bit more isolating than other Desanlangs
• purged and redone like four times
• three cases (nominative, accusative, instrumental), adpositional possession marking, animacy distinctions (human vs. non-human)
• a priori, but probably sounds like a broken Slavlang
• no word-initial consonant clusters, yay
Sample of Kasewayan[view] Kəy wun tacib tuzey namśiye ayke mey murirey runkah en.

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
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Latest vocabulary
uzaleyadjdifficult
malaykahnbeloved
tanwekahndaydreamer
Language family relationships
Language treeDesanian
 ⤷  Proto-Desanian
  ⤷  Old Desani
   ⤷ Northern Desani
    ⤷ Early Kaseyu
     ⤷  Kasewayan
[view] About Desanian
One of the language families of the western regions of Dawera, among two other unrelated groups of languages, Bereshen and Nesyanian.

There are two branches, Southern and Northern; both descend from the oldest attested language of the fami...
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarOther
Nasal m   n   [ɲ]1   [ŋ]2  
Plosive p b   t d       k g  
Fricative   v s z ʃ ʒ     x ɣ  
Affricate     t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ        
Lateral approximant     [l]3         ɫ
Approximant         j w    
Trill     r          
  1. before /i/, allophone of /n/
  2. before velars, allophone of /n/
  3. allophone of /ɫ/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i   u
Close-mid e    
Mid   ə  
Open-mid     ɔ
Near-open æ    
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
Aa/æ/Bb/b/Pp/p/Jj/d͡ʒ/Cc/t͡ʃ/Dd/d/DZ dz/d͡z/Tt/t/TS ts/t͡s/Ee/e/
Əə/ə/Gg/g/Xx/ɣ/Hh/x/Ii/i/Kk/k/Ll/ɫ/, [l]Mm/m/Nn/n/, [ɲ]1, [ŋ]2Oo/ɔ/
Rr/r/Ss/s/Uu/u/Vv/v/Ww/w/Yy/j/Zz/z/Źź/ʒ/Śś/ʃ/
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. before /i/
  2. before velars
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Typological information for Kasewayan

Copula droppingNone
GendersHuman/Non-human
Number of nominal casesThree cases
Primary word orderSOV
Syllable structureModerate (CVC max)

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