Whitechest is an isolate spoken in the Appalachian region of Northeastern Alabama. The Whitechest tribe remained undiscovered until very recently (the last 6 months). It shares little with surrounding languages due to the fact that the tribe has been in isolation for thousands of years.
| Name: Whitechest
Head Direction: Final
Number of genders: Feminine, Masculine, Godly
|Plosive||p (p)||b (b)||t (t)||d (d)||q (q)||ɢ (ǵ)|
|Nasal||m (m)||ɲ (gn)|
|Fricative||f (f)||v(v)||ʃ (ş)||ʒ (ȥ)||ç (ch)||x (x)||ɣ (ǧ)||ɦ (hr)||χ (ȟ)||ʁ (ř)|
|Lat. Fricative||ɬ (tlh)|
|Affricate||tʃ (ç)||dʒ (j)|
Letters in parenthesis are the sound's representation in the alphabet.
|Front||Near front||Central||Near back||Back|
|Close||i (i)||y (ü)||ɯ (ũ)||u (u)|
|Close-mid||e (e)||ø (ö)||o (o)|
1. All syllables must have an onset, limited to two consonants.
2. Stress is always ultima, so all words are oxytonal.
Unlike the Muskhogean languages, Whitechest is a fusional language. There are 8 noun cases: genitive, dative, accusative, nominative, instrumental, locative, vocative, and superessive. Verbs take on three simple and three perfect tenses: past sim/per, present sim/per, and future sim/per; each simple tense is composed of two voices: active, and passive. Each voice has three moods: subjunctive, conditional, and optative. Adjectives follow the noun, adverbs describe verbs, nouns, and adjectives. Prepositions are expressed as a proclitic on the subject. Conjunctions function similar to English, there are three kinds: co-ordinating, subordinating, and correlative. Interjections are the same as in English.