Padmanābha

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Padmanābha (modern: Padmënovë /padmənovə/, ancient: Padmanābha /padmana:bʰa/) is a Camalic language spoken in Lõis's Levantine sprachbund. Like English and Togarmite, it has changed very little since 900 AD. It is inspired aesthetically by Gussnish and is derived from the language of Lõis's Indus Valley civilization.

The name Padmanābha comes from the Sanskrit word padma meaning lotus.

It underwent a sound change similar to Grimm's law: aspirated stops in Medieval Padmanābha turned into spirants (/pʰ bʰ tʰ dʰ kʰ gʰ/ -> /f v θ ð x ɣ/). Aspirated stops in Padmanābha came from stød-less syllables in Proto-Camalic.

Lexicon

  • *widq-ma -> PCam *wīˀdma -> ēdma -> aedveo (eye)