Created byNicolas Campi
SettingAlt-history Europe, Northwestern France
Native toBrestig
Early forms
Standard form
Eastern Brestig dialect
Official status
Official language in
Language codes
ISO 639-3ybr
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Brest (/ˈbɹɛst/; Brest: brest [ˈbrest] or brestig [ˈbrestig]) is an a posteriori brittonic altlang spoken in rural areas of northwestern France.

It exhibits notable germanic influence and substrate, along with many borrowings from both a substrate germanic language and French. It is believed by some to have arised after the creation of a creole in the area, although many scholars dispute this idea vehemently.



The alphabet consists of 26 letters, six of which are vowels and 20 consonants. Contractions make use of the apostrophe to mark vowel omission.

Letters of the Brest alphabet
Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Kk Ll Mm Nn Ññ Oo Pp Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Vhvh Ww Yy Zz Zhzh

Non-native letters may occur in some foreign words or proper nouns, chiefly in toponyms and given names.







Constituent order

Noun phrase

Verb phrase

Sentence phrase

Dependent clauses

Sample texts

Yi lovh vi, lovh-vu mi? Mañc di vir, ma lovh mar.
I love you, do you love me? Without you my love withers.
Queth gammir, pur no brenn lovhin.
Pray with me, for our beloved king.
Ur brenn wynn zi lovhin pur hi leyd.
A good king is loved by his people.

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