| Name: Peshalic
Head Direction: Mixed
Number of genders: Six
Peshalic is the common language of the Pesha people, and the official language of the Metari Theocracy, centered on the Holy Metari City of Peshalim. It was first used as a spoken language around 2400 BC amongst pockets of nomadic Pesha livestock herders in South Cadia, but its use after becoming the official language of the Metari Theocracy has greatly increased.
ai, ei, eai, oi, oei, au, eu, eau, ou, oeu
Long forms of consonants are held before being released. Long forms of vowels and diphthongs are held twice as long. Long forms are written as a letter repeated except for diphthongs, i, and u. Phonemes repeated that have multiple letters only repeat the first letter.
U and diphthongs ending in u are lengthened with w.
I and diphthongs ending in i are lengthened with y.
Stress and TimingEdit
Stress is always on the penultimate syllable, except in certain words, marked with an accent mark. Stress is basically a higher pitch.
Peshalic is an analytic language in the OSV word order, with six "genders." The structure of a noun phrase is:
number+article+adjective+noun+genetive+category li sam parso hjoyóeng i-buean paraong. two the large room of-me bath the two large bathrooms of mine
The sentence is in this form:
object + adverb + verb + postpositional phrase + subject Hiros so-mana rang ingor pas o. Pear quickly eat house in I. I quickly ate a pear in a house.
The language has six genders:
- Long objects
- Flat Objects
- Ideas and Flat Objects
- Places and buildings
Adpositions and articles change depending on the gender, but that is the only case.