Verse:Lõis

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Lõis (from the Tyrith name for 'Earth') is an alternate-history timeline for Earth.

History

Some points of divergence:

  • Hellenistic Greece spread to Central Asia and East India, giving us Kwenya and Heleasic.
  • The Roman Empire expanded to Greece, Eastern Europe, South India and Caucasus, hence influencing Azalic, Celtic and Balkhan, but lost territory in Italy and Western Europe to the Baden and Corded Ware peoples, and in Eastern Europe they lost out to Celts eventually.
  • The Siészalese sacked China at the end of the Tang Dynasty, ending Dynastic China.

Languages

A-posteriori languages

  • Uralic
    • Mixolydian-influenced branch
    • Phoenician-influenced branch?
  • IE
    • Celtic
      • Gallo-Brythonic
        • Galoyseg (Galatian)
        • Welsh?
        • Judeo-Brythonic
      • Goidelic: Old Irish (written in Fraktur, using a German-like spelling: as·bönd, nî·opënd 'he refuses')
        • an alternate history Irish
      • Nurian (spoken in Nuristan)
    • Italic
      • Latin
        • Living Latin
        • Proto-Romance - Romance continuum
          • Quasi-Norman French
          • French minus GVS
          • etc.
    • Hellenic
    • Azalic
    • Hivatish
      • Qunngartutannguaq
      • Prisinitutannguaq
        • British Qivattu (Quasi-Estonian)
    • Indo-Iranian
      • Avestan
        • Middle Persian
          • L-Modern Persian
      • Mitanni
    • Mixolydian
      • Levantine Mixolydian
      • Classical Mixolydian
        • Indian Mixolydian
        • Southeast Asian Mixolydian
        • Hawaiian Mixolydian
        • Philippine Mixolydian
  • Semitic
  • Sino-Tibetan
    • Tibetic
      • L-Tibetan (quasi-Amdo/Modern Greek/Elvish)
        • example: bkra shis bde legs -> vra šir vde lêr
    • Old Chinese
  • Mon-Khmer
  • Hmong-Mien
  • Inuit
    • British (Welshified Greenlandic) Inuit
    • American Inuit

Invented language families

  • Camalic
  • Euro-Harappan
    • Corded Ware
      • Italian Corded Ware (Toda-esque, almost no phonotactics)
      • Northern Corded Ware
        • "Scandinavian" with a Sámi and Old English aesthetic
      • Eastern Corded Ware (with mutations)
    • Harappan
    • a family spoken in South India
  • Baden languages
  • Balkhan
  • Kodistian
  • Siészalese
  • Xeno-Mandarin

Sacred/liturgical languages