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Name: Name of the conlang
Native Name:
Native Short Name:

A Priori or Posteriori?:
Isolate or in a Family?:
Inherited Language Features:

How Many Numbers?: sing/pl=2, if you add more, the number increases. It's usually two or three, though I think it doesn't go above 5.
Which Numbers?:

Native Script:
Romanised?:
Script "Depth":

Predominant Affix Type: prefix, circumfix, general affixiation?
Variable or Absolute Suffixes?: Huge changes in affix through sound changes or just minor?

Morphosyntactic Alignment: The Morphosyntactic Alignment
Primary Word Order: Default Word Order
Alternate Word Order: Alternate Order
Head Position: Head initial or final? "the grey suitcase" or "la valise griese" (the suitcase grey)?
Language Type: Synthetic, Agglutinating? Polysynthetic even?
Secondary Type: Secondary dominating type. English is Isolating, then Agglutinating

Different Registers?: yes/no
Amount of Registers:
Types of Registers:
How Are They Formed:

Declined?: Yes/no?
Conjugated? A simple yes/no.

Amount of Phonemes: A simple 1, 2,(God forbid)3 or 4 digit number.
How Many in Each Class?: how many vowels, how many consonants?
Basic Syllable Structure: Like CCVC, CNCVC etc.
Significant Sound Changes?: yes/no
Which (if any)?:
Minor Sound Changes:
Which (if any)?:
Tonality?:
Amount of Tones:
Phonemic Stress?:
Amounts of Stress: Main phonemic stresses, usually primary and secondary, though I think that there's a language that uses 5
Stress Position:

Affixes or (P)articles?:
Where?:
Cases?: A simple yes/no.
Amount of Cases: A number of under four digits, please :D
What Are They?

Verb Categories: Moods, tenses and the likes.
Amount for Each Category:
How Are They Formed?:

Pronouns?: A simple yes/no. Rarely no.
How many Persons?:
Genders?:
How many Numbers:
Clusitivity?:
What Levels?:
Proximate/Obivate Distinction?:
Main vs. Secondary Case difference?:
Base Case for Most Pronoun Forms:

Adjectives Agree with Nouns?: Simple :D
Where, if at all?:

Honorifics?:
Dependant on: Caste systems, wealth, even colour of eyes xD ?
Included How?: In affixes? (P)articles? Special voice formations?

Compounds and Derivations Frequency:
Methods of Compounding:
Methods of Derivation:
Note that every language, even Mandarin, has both compounds and derivations to some degree. Delete this note when using the template.

Purpose of Conlang: Artlang? IAL even?
Theme: What's the conlang's main theme? What's the biggest influence on vocabulary and grammar?
Interesting Features?:
Problems?:

THIS IS CURRENTLY A WIP. MANY PEOPLE SAID THAT THIS WAS TOO SIMPLE.
A WIP for a second template. For now it's just old + note
EDIT: Extending it bit by bit :D
EDIT 2: Going into details.
EDIT 3: Running out of ideas. Post ideas!
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:iconmbrsart:
mbrsart Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
One more suggestion for an addition: Evidentials! I added a brief little section to my most recent language template.
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:iconrostov-na-don:
Rostov-na-don Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah the template's pretty damn old heh though I doubt I'll do much expanding on it.
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:iconmbrsart:
mbrsart Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
What do you mean by "Script 'Depth'"? I dabble in conscripting, but I don't know standard terminology, if there is any. Google has let me down once again.
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Rostov-na-don Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Depth, as in correspondence between grapheme and phoneme.
The orthography of English has a gap between phoneme and grapheme, so that <lead> may be both /liːd/ (as in, verb) and /lɛd/ (as in, metal), thus English has a deep orthography. Chinese is like that, taken to the extreme. On the contrary, Polish has a very "shallow" script.
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:iconmbrsart:
mbrsart Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
So, a phonetic/phonemic script would be the shallowest?
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:iconrostov-na-don:
Rostov-na-don Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well, the IPA would, but, yes, in practical usage a phonetic script would
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:iconmbrsart:
mbrsart Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Makes sense. Grazie!
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:iconrostov-na-don:
Rostov-na-don Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Di niente!
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:iconspiritswriter123:
Spiritswriter123 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm sorry, I'm just being introduced to this, so I don't what half of this means
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:iconrostov-na-don:
Rostov-na-don Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heh, well, take your pick and I'll explain
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