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If you see many apostrophes, it's pre-reform. If you see î and only a few apostrophes, it's post-reform. — Arthaey

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Grammar Description

Background

Detailed Grammar

View the entire detailed grammar on one page (this is probably the link you want) or as separate pages for each topic below:

If you're already familiar with Asha'ille and just need a reminder, use the cheatsheet reference page.

Lessons

Sholdävsóte në enllavon done ashaìlle? That is, Would you like to learn Asha'ille?

See the separate lessons page.

Dialects

Like any language, Asha'ille has several dialects:

Maesha
the standard dialect of the central plains Cresaeans.
Imacatásh
spoken by the Imacatá Cresaeans. Adverb markers are optional.
Shéchanin
spoken by the Ashyinave (the mountain Cresaeans). Differences between it and the standard Maesha dialect:
  • VOS order somewhat common
  • verb particles are replaced by their full-word equivalents
  • the full-word equivalents do not contribute to the one-adjective rule's count
  • has the additional allophones [æ] and [h]
  • fewer double-consonant words (lorielav instead of llav, for example)
  • more frequent use of pronouns, as opposed to conjugations
  • use of just te to join sentences, as opposed to t'ves
  • use of ne only when subject or object has a "clarifier"
  • sho– prefix to mark subject pronouns:
    • shoyí instead of subject en̤i
    • shojh instead of subject ejh
    • feyi instead of subject chîshélsa (irregular)
    • shoya instead of subject sadhelsa

CONLANG-L Posts

I have yet to put on my site all the information I have posted to the CONLANG-L mailing list. Here's a rough list of those emails, so that I can get to incoporating them and you have access to them. Note that I make no guarantees that the rules of Asha'ille haven't changed since I wrote these emails, so do not take them as gospel.