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Wesenglish
Nimhengh
[nɪwɪnʒ]*
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 15 August 2023
Language type A posteriori
Place & SpeakersWesenglish is spoken by a population of 497,885 in the Weseng-Soushire Union.
Species Human/humanoid
About Wesenglish
Originally, this was supposed to be an attempt to create a descendent of Old English with minimal influence from Old Norse or French, and with a healthy amount of world building. It is now still a descendent of Old English, and still lacks much Norse and French influence, but now has a weird orthography and an even weirder amount of Celtic influence.
Sample of Wesenglish[view] Gisch'em taisen fhei gat sha morn.

I will see you in the morning.
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Latest vocabulary
shoofhashadjhonest
lidladjfew
maladjnarrow
Language family relationships
Language treeGermanic
 ⤷ Proto-Germanic
  ⤷ West Germanic
   ⤷ Anglo-Frisian
    ⤷ Anglic
     ⤷ Old English
      ⤷  Wesenglish
[view] About GermanicThe Germanic languages are a branch of the Indo-European language family spoken natively by a population of approximately 500 million people mainly in North America, Oceania, Western and Northern Europe. Proto-Germanic , which was spoken in approxima...
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottalOther
Nasal m [m̩]   n [n̩]1            
Plosive p [pʰ]2 b   t [tʰ]3 d       k [kʰ]4 g    
Fricative   f v s z ʃ ʒ       h  
Affricate       t͡ʃ d͡ʒ          
Lateral approximant     l           [ɫ]5 [ɫ̩]6
Approximant     [ɹ]7 [ɹ̩]8   j w      
Flap     ɾ            
Blends tf sk ks tw ft sp fs kf sw pf
st ps ts
  1. allophone of /n/
  2. allophone of /p/
  3. allophone of /t/
  4. allophone of /k/
  5. allophone of /l/
  6. allophone of /l/
  7. allophone of /ɾ/
  8. allophone of /ɾ/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i       u
Near-close   ɪ   ʊ  
Close-mid e       o
Mid     ə    
Open-mid ɛ       ɔ
Open     ä    
Polyphthongs äi iu ui ɑu ou eu oi ei
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Wesenglish. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 WesenglishOrthography [edit]
Aa
gau
/ə/
Bb
bei
/b/
Cc
chei
/k/
Dd
dei
/d/
Ee
gei
/ɛ/
Ff
gefh
/v/
Gg
cgei
/j/
Hh
heech
/h/
Ii
gai
/ɪ/
Ll
gel
/l/, [ɫ̩], [ɫ]
Mm
gem
/m/, [m̩]
Nn
gen
/n/, [n̩]
Oo
goo
/ɔ/
Pp
pei
/p/
Rr
gaar
/ɾ/, [ɹ], [ɹ̩]
Ss
gesh
/z/
Tt
tei
/t/
Uu
guu
/ʊ/
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    Typological information for Wesenglish

    Adjective agreementNumber and case
    Double negativesRemain negative
    Fixed stress locationNone
    Verb agreementSubject only

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