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Kasewayan [EHY]
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Kasewayan
Kashëwë
[kaˈʃɨ.wɨ]
Registered by Siblaime on 9 September 2019
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersKasewayan is spoken by a population of around 18,000,000 in Kasewaya.
Species Human/humanoid
About Kasewayan Articles coming soon.

Technical information

• another modern Desanian lang, derived from  Old Desani
• no word-initial consonant clusters
• animacy distinctions
• close vowels are still there as phonemes and the schwa is only an allophone of the glorious /ɨ/
• basically, I try to make it easily distinguishable from  Standard Keranian
Sample of KasewayanCan't find any yet.
Latest vocabulary
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Language family relationships
Language treeDesanian
 ⤷ Proto-Desanian
  ⤷  Old Desani
   ⤷ early Kaseyu dialects
    ⤷  Kasewayan
[view] About DesanianThe name Desanian or Desani is derived from the phrase desa nehi meaning 'from the south' (although folk etymology derives this name from de sane - 'main, ruling, primary').
There are two main branches of Desanian languages: "highland"...
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
Velar
Nasal m   n   [ɲ]1   [ŋ]2
Plosive p b   t d       k g
Fricative   v s z ʃ ʒ     x [ɣ]3
Affricate     t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ      
Lateral approximant     l        
Approximant         j w  
Trill     r        
  1. before /i/, allophone of /n/
  2. before velars, allophone of /n/
  3. before voiced consonants, allophone of /x/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i ɨ u
Close-mid e   o
Mid   [ə]1  
Open a    
  1. after /j/, /k/ and /g/, allophone of /ɨ/
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/a/Ee/e/Ëë/ɨ/, [ə]1Bb/b/Pp/p/Dd/d/Tt/t/DZ dz/d͡z/TS ts/t͡s/Hh/x/, [ɣ]2
Ii/i/Jj/d͡ʒ/Cc/t͡ʃ/Gg/g/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/, [ɲ]3, [ŋ]4Oo/o/Rr/r/
Ss/s/Uu/u/Vv/v/Ww/w/Yy/j/Zz/z/ZH zh/ʒ/SH sh/ʃ/
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. after /j/, /k/ and /g/
  2. before voiced consonants
  3. before /i/
  4. before velars
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Typological information for Kasewayan

Number of nominal casesThree cases
Pronoun-noun possessionParticle/Adposition
Primary word orderSOV
Marked aspect (verb)Perfective and imperfective

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