Svatsëmi was invented by Alexander Ferguson in 2013 to write languages he invented for his fictional world, Išnakey. He originally wanted to create a language similar to Japanese, but over time it had evolved into an a priori language that sounds closer to Slavic languages. Svatsëmi means "Written Tsëmi" in Tsëmi. The alphabet is based on many of the writing systems derived from Phoenician: Arabic, Hebrew, Greek, Cyrilic, Coptic and Latin.
Ésgwà pertots gëtsiminî harom libr é egal om krišnir é drotsë. Ésgwà zyl firšni siveċed rezon é kovanoršë é devos ferotän tursots om an ispirit dam paratsömi.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They
are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another
in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
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