Creation: Around late 2007 to early 2008
Purpose of Conlang: just-for-fun naturalistic artlang
A Priori or Posteriori?: A priori
Isolate or in a Family?: Isatat family of languages. Has distant relatives outside of the Kelotan Islands.
Inherited Language Features: Some grammatical features and vocabulary. Full extent is unknown due to the lack of available material in relative languages.
Native Script: Unnamed script, usually called "Anikele script". Cursive is widespread, print script in development.
Romanised?: Yes, two romanization systems. Diacritic-using system preferred over digraph system.
Primary Word Order: SOV
Alternate Word Order: OSV
Head Position: Head final
Language Type: Synthetic
Secondary Type: Agglutinative
Different Registers?: Yes
Amount of Registers: Four
Types of Registers: Sociolinguistic - formal, informal, casual, religious (frozen)
Amount of Phonemes: 24 (17 consonants, 7 vowels)
Basic Syllable Structure: (C)(C)V(C)(k,n,t)
Significant Sound Changes?: Yes
/b/ -> /v/ before /i/, /e/, /eɪ/, or at the end of a word
/n/ -> /ŋ/ at end of a word
Phonemic Stress?: Yes
Amounts of Stress: Primary and secondary; Primary stress is usually placed on the second syllable of a word (with some exceptions)
Declined?: Yes (number, animacy)
Conjugated?: Yes (tense, mood, aspect)
Verb Categories: These are marked by stacking affixes.
past, present, future
indicative, imperative, subjunctive, conditional, optative, jussive
simple, progressive, perfective, imperfective
What persons?: First person singular, first person plural inclusive, first person plural exclusive, second person singular, second person plural, third person singular animate, third person singular inanimate, third person plural
Honorifics? Yes. Formal and casual types. Difference in permission particles and addition of certain honorifics to pronouns or objects for formal speaking.
Adjectives Agree with Nouns?: No
Ownership particles (marked separately from possession)