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==Todo==
 
==Todo==
 
==Characters==
 
==Characters==
=== Edna Ashe ===
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=== Pre-Ascent ===
*Alias: Neria Verner (Shalaian name)
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==== Neria Verner ====
 
*Redhead, conlanger, programmer, Riphean-Welvingtonian, trans girl
 
*Redhead, conlanger, programmer, Riphean-Welvingtonian, trans girl
  
=== Rebecca McItsock (placeholder) ===
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==== Rebecca McItsock (placeholder) ====
*McItsock is from Judeo-Gaelic mac Yițchoc (analogous to Isaacson in our world)
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* Interests before "the Calamity": programming, microtonality
* As a microtonalist, her music is more inspired by Jewish liturgical chants and songs
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* As a microtonalist, her music is more inspired by Jewish liturgical chants and songs.
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=== Post-Ascent ===
  
 
==In-universe conlangs==
 
==In-universe conlangs==
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***[[Verthanic]] (pseudo-Lushootseed)
 
***[[Verthanic]] (pseudo-Lushootseed)
 
**Riphic (something maximally un-Germanic; this will not be detailed further)
 
**Riphic (something maximally un-Germanic; this will not be detailed further)
***[[Riphean]]
 
 
***English
 
***English
**Balto-Ilitho-Slavic (called "Ilitho-Thuric" in universe)
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**Balto-Slavic (called "Ilitho-Thuric" in universe)
 
***[[Thurish]]
 
***[[Thurish]]
***[[Ilithian]]
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**[[Ilithian]]
 
**Indo-Aryan
 
**Indo-Aryan
 
***Persian
 
***Persian
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****Pseudo-Icelandic (northern China)
 
****Pseudo-Icelandic (northern China)
 
****Pseudo-Old English (southern China)
 
****Pseudo-Old English (southern China)
*Japanese (Same as ours except no Sanskrit or German loans)
 
 
*Salish
 
*Salish
 
**Lushootseed
 
**Lushootseed

Latest revision as of 03:29, 3 June 2021

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Distribution of language families in Unbegotten's Europe

An alt-hist setting created by User:IlL based on an Earth timeline similar to ours. Inspired in part by Verse:Lõis.

Todo

Characters

Pre-Ascent

Neria Verner

  • Redhead, conlanger, programmer, Riphean-Welvingtonian, trans girl

Rebecca McItsock (placeholder)

  • Interests before "the Calamity": programming, microtonality
  • As a microtonalist, her music is more inspired by Jewish liturgical chants and songs.

Post-Ascent

In-universe conlangs

Conlangs by Edna

A-posteriori languages

  • IE
    • Italic
      • Latin
        • Italian
        • Zhendic (very conservative Romlang, v > ʒ / #_{e i})
  • Classical Hivatish
    • Modern Hivatish
    • Ancient Greek
      • Liturgical Greek (passed through shifts to make it look pre-GVS)
      • Elicá (most populous Hellenic lang)
      • Ašča
    • Celtic
    • Riphic (something maximally un-Germanic; this will not be detailed further)
      • English
    • Balto-Slavic (called "Ilitho-Thuric" in universe)
    • Ilithian
    • Indo-Aryan
      • Persian
    • Liturgical language of Buddhism (vaguely Hungarian-inspired)
  • Afro-Asiatic
    • Semitic
    • Egyptian
      • A-Coptic ("What if Egyptian became English Hebrew")
  • Sino-Tibetan
    • Tibetan
    • Old Chinese
      • Middle Chinese
        • Pseudo-Icelandic (northern China)
        • Pseudo-Old English (southern China)
  • Salish
    • Lushootseed

Uralic and Germanic do not exist.

Sprachbünde

Central European

Northern European

Wyrhinysko etc.

Italian

Cubrite, Ăn Yidiș and Riphean

North African

Verthanic, A-Arabic and A-Coptic

A-priori families

Religions

The following religions remain similar:

  • Christianity
    • Catholicism
      • Protestantism
    • Orthodox
  • Nestorians (A-Arabic and Egyptian)?
  • (Rabbinic) Judaism
    • Orthodox (Modern Orthodox, Hasidic and Haredi)
    • Reform
  • Buddhism (using an Ilithian-derived language)

Retconned historical figures

  • Emmy Pafnoether (pa(h)v-NOH-thər; A-Coptic: /pavnoɨθə~pavnø:θə/, from pꜣy-pꜣ-nṯr): Riphean, of A-Coptic descent
  • Ramanujan (Ramanuǰən): Verthanic
  • Neria Verner (Néria Vérnr): A Shalaian linguist in Edna's conworld; discoverer of Verner's law in the Shalaic branch of Idavic. Also one of Edna's aliases.

Cities

Former Federation cities

  • Pacific Republic
    • Biafria
    • Seattle
    • Portland
  • Eastern Commonwealth
    • Welvington