Ninety-Eights and Ninety-Nines

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This is the rough descendent tree with characteristic sound shifts labeled.

This is the rough descendent tree with characteristic sound shifts labeled.

Âagenzbèe is so old it has spawned daughter languages.

Âagenzbèe is so old it has spawned daughter languages.

Âagenzbèe has no relative directions!

Âagenzbèe has no relative directions!

Adjectives (and adverbs, not shown) exist only from putting two words together. Objectivity and subjectivity can be indicated by the order of the modifiers to the modified.

Adjectives (and adverbs, not shown) exist only from putting two words together. Objectivity and subjectivity can be indicated by the order of the modifiers to the modified.

Some cases that I decided to add in.

Having buildings whose heights are measured in thousands of metres can sure be a challenge, and here’s a good measure of how tall buildings can be in Calendia, with some Earth stuff for reference.

Having buildings whose heights are measured in thousands of metres can sure be a challenge, and here’s a good measure of how tall buildings can be in Calendia, with some Earth stuff for reference.

Krespan Racing Circuit, with its attendant service roads.

Krespan Racing Circuit, with its attendant service roads.

Doing something newer for question asking: change of alignment!

Doing something newer for question asking: change of alignment!

Just a quick phonotactics note. Funny that, I actually tried to explain why /zz/ /vv/ and /ðð/ are as such, but as it so turns out, applying sound changes backwards is significantly more difficult than applying it forwards…

Just a quick phonotactics note. Funny that, I actually tried to explain why /zz/ /vv/ and /ðð/ are as such, but as it so turns out, applying sound changes backwards is significantly more difficult than applying it forwards…

Personal pronouns are inflected on number, distance and kinship.

Personal pronouns are inflected on number, distance and kinship.

Correlatives!

Correlatives!

Yesterday I talked about the inflections on verbs, but here is a more thorough look into the inflection.

Yesterday I talked about the inflections on verbs, but here is a more thorough look into the inflection.

Here ś how all of the inflections work in Âagenzbèe, for the syllables that don’t give too much of a problem. I should mention that gyév is very rarely seen without the accompanying handsign (that is, gyév←→; with ←→ acting as the “interchange” motion).

Here ś how all of the inflections work in Âagenzbèe, for the syllables that don’t give too much of a problem. I should mention that gyév is very rarely seen without the accompanying handsign (that is, gyév←→; with ←→ acting as the “interchange” motion).

Inflecting on number, aspect and evidentiality? It’s a very interesting thing indeed.

Inflecting on number, aspect and evidentiality? It’s a very interesting thing indeed.

Âagenzbèe is an ergative–absolutive language, the first one I have ever made. Also it treats trivalent verbs by splitting the verb in two like so.

Âagenzbèe is an ergative–absolutive language, the first one I have ever made. Also it treats trivalent verbs by splitting the verb in two like so.