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Fesian, natively Fēstēlus was the primary language of the Republic of Tūsīco. Hailing from the southwest of Sandula, the ancestor of Fesian is little understood (if I'm being honest, it doesn't exist). Fesian had very regular morphological patterns and syntax that was very loose. Fesian's descendants are among the most spoken languages in modern Sandula.

Spoken in: The Republic of Tūsīco
Conworld: Sandula
Total speakers: 16.5 Million
Basic word order: SOV
Morphological type: Agglutinative
Morphosyntactic alignment: Accusative
Writing system: Statatris sen Fēstēlus
Created by:
Gabriel Wysong 2020

Phonology and Orthography

The phonology of Fesian was relatively small compared to its neighbor Kalersan. It's most distinctive feature are the geminate consonants /pː/ /tː/ /kː/ and /sː/. It also features long vowels in every place.

Bilabial Labiod. Alveolar Palatal Velar
Nasal m n
Plosive p pː b t tː d k kː g
Fricative f s sː
Approximants w j
Trill r
Lateral Approximant l

Front Near-front Central Back
High i iː u uː
High-mid e eː o oː
Low a aː

Allophony and Sound Change

Fesian exhibited allophonic nasal vowels at the end of words. This sound change is found in most of the Central Fesian languages, excluding the North and Northwest Central groups. /s/ following long vowels changed to /h/, eventually being dropped. /k(ː)/ shifted to /ʧ(ː)/ before front vowels, as did /g/ to /ʤ/. /n/ before velars shifted to /ŋ/.

Writing System

Fesian was written in the Fesian alphabet, known natively as Statatris sen Fēstēlus. It is derived from the old Kalersan script.


Fesian has been analyzed as a polysynthetic language by some linguists. It features highly complex verbs with noun classifier incorporation, with comparatively simple nouns. Its syntax is very lax, with SOV being a default order.