Tekuo is an Eath-like planet, inhabited by sentient hominids. It is a little smaller than our world and orbits its sun in 385.33 days. Its leading civilisations, like Mohai, are at a slightly higher level of development than ours.
It is estimated that there are some 6,000 to 7,000 languages here on Earth. Tekuo is only 90% the size of Earth and only 24% of it is land (compared with 29% of Earth). This land is less densely populated than Earth. Not surprisingly then, Tekuo harbours fewer languages than our world. The effects of modern communications and education lower the total further still.Continue reading “Languages of Tekuo : a typological overview”