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Former names:Classical Leheitak
Author(s):David Johnson
Background:The language of the metal age Kemba Empire on a parallel Earth called Tekuo. Kemba was a descendant of Proto-Dahu-Kemba and ancestor to the Kemba languages including Leheiko.
Vocabulary size:135
From earth:no
Averageness:62/100, 77 of 124
Number of features:124
Tags:naturalistic, artlang, dechticaetiative, nominative-accusative, head-marking, svo, head-initial
Editable by all:no
Added by:David Johnson 4
Managed by:David Johnson 4
Added:2011-04-22 19:40
Last change:2016-11-15 14:17


  1. On Aug. 26, 2011, 9:54 p.m., David_Johnson wrote:
    Language changed from SVO to VSO. Cons-Vowel ratio and syllable type corrected. Background filled out.
  2. On March 21, 2012, 7:14 p.m., David_Johnson wrote:
    Changed back to SVO now, head-marking dropped, articles and secundative alignment introduced.
    1. On March 21, 2012, 7:23 p.m., David_Johnson replied:
      Secundative alignment also known as dechticaetiative
      1. On March 22, 2012, 7:22 a.m., David_Johnson replied:
        Head marking to be kept after all ...
  3. On Oct. 23, 2012, 6:15 p.m., David_Johnson wrote:
    Articles dropped, background corrected, website added plus a few new details added.
  4. On May 23, 2013, 6:15 p.m., David_Johnson wrote:
    Okay ... back to VSO with definite affixes. Because ... that's what I really want and because I've done SVO with my other two main conlangs.
  5. On Dec. 29, 2013, 8:56 p.m., David_Johnson wrote:
    Been thinking for a while about making CL an active-stative language. Recently decided to be brave and do so. (Active VSo languages exist, e.g. Yagua). Also filled in and altered here and there and turned own comments from "plaintext" (with blue background) to "restructured text" (same typeface and background as rest of site) - looks much better!
  6. On Aug. 28, 2014, 4:56 p.m., David_Johnson wrote:
    SVO again and that's final. No really, it is.
  7. On Oct. 25, 2016, 7:49 p.m., David_Johnson wrote:
    Name of language changed from Classical Leheitak to Kemba.