Inspiration: Khasi, Khmer and Maltese (aesthetically), Indonesian and Vietnamese
- 1 History
- 2 Todo
- 3 Introduction
- 4 Phonology
- 5 Morphology
- 6 Morphosyntax
- 7 Example texts
- 8 Other resources
Ksieh is notable for having lots of loanwords from various languages including Clofabosin, Dodellian, Netagin, Naeng, Scellan, Ferlitian, Wiobian, and Yacavestub, as well as terrestrial languages like English, Midhirian, Hebrew, Chinese and Tamil.
Initial td- for the name Tdap
Vowels: <a e i o u y w à è ì ò ù ỳ ẁ ie ḁ> /a ɛ i o u ɨ ə æo ɛɨ io ɔɨ y əe aə e ɔ/
Consonants: <p t k b d g m n ŋ f s ṡ x v z ż h ħ l r> /p t k b d g m n ŋ f s θ x v z ð ʔ h l r/
HGCS-like sound changes and umlaut
sar ~ Wdm. tar = house
Most words in Ksieħ are monosyllabic. Polysyllables in Ksieħ are almost always contractions or loanwords.
There are four genders in Ksieħ: animate masculine, animate feminine, inanimate, and honorific (which can be used for both animate and inanimate nouns).
The definite article is as follows:
- masculine: yn
- feminine: yħ
- inanimate: sa
- honorific: se
Adjectives have two forms, a default and an honorific.
Tense is generally unmarked in Ksieħ, though the past tense marker de may be inserted at the beginning of a sentence to disambiguate.
unit of 60: psòr
Ksieħ is analytic and consistently head-initial, like Vietnamese.
Adjectives, numbers, relative clauses and determiners come after nouns, but articles come before nouns.