Senjecas

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Senjecas
Pronounced: /sen'jekas/
Timeline and Universe: Eastern Europe in the Pleistocene
Species: The Six Loquent Peoples
  • Ethran
  • Pyran
  • Hydoran
  • Human
  • Xylan
  • Lithan
Spoken: Sefdaania
Total speakers: Extinct
Writing system: 3 scripts
  • block
  • cursive
  • brush
several modern alphabets and syllabaries adapted
Genealogy: Ursprache
Typology
Morphological type: Fusional
Morphosyntactic alignment: Nominative-Accusative
Basic word order: SOV
Credits
Creator: Charlie Brickner
Created: ongoing since 1975
  • Senjecas is an Ursprache spoken in the homeland of Sefdaania (seven-river-land). Sefdaania was located in what is now eastern Europe stretching from the advancing or receding glacier in the north to the Caspian Sea, the Caucasus Mountains, the Black Sea, and the Balkan Mountains in the south; from the Carpathian Mountains and the forests of Central Europe on the west to the Ural Mountains, the Ural River, and the Caspian Sea on the east.
  • Sefdaania means seven rivers and refers to the seven major rivers that flow through the land and empty into the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. From west to east these are the Danube, the Dniester, the Southern Bug, the Dnieper, the Don, the Volga, and the Ural.
  • The language is now extinct.
  • The language is being created (since c.1975) by Charles Brickner as a pre-PIE language for a fantasy culture. It is an a posteriori language, based mainly on PIE grammar and vocabulary, with a smattering of Proto-Altaic, Proto-Basque, Proto-Dravidian, Proto-Eskimo, Proto-Kartvelian, Proto-Uralic, Etruscan and Hittite to fill in the blanks, and some created words when the preceding do not supply.
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Conlang
Dictionary (a-ż in separate files, polysemy, Swadesh list)
Dictionaries (various thematic dictionaries)
Domain
Grammar
Glossing Abbreviations
Phonology
Inflection
Syntax
Word formation
Orthographies
Appendices
Phrasebook
Translations
Conculture
Ethnography