|Region||Originally Kalm, now worldwide|
|Native speakers||206 million (as of 2001)|
|Writing system||Romantian script (Kalmish alphabet)|
|Official language in|| Kalm|
|Minority language in|| Garlis|
Kalmish is a West Gaermanic language in the Uletarephian Language Group that was first spoken in Kalm and is now a language spoken everywhere in the world. Prominent variants of Kalmish are Gaerman, Mergan and Sassn in Zylanda.
History and geographic distribution
- at the beginning of the 12th century: merchants of the Sellern dynasty and, a few years later, a large amount of emigrants spread Kalmish across Central Uletha and Eastern Uletha, nowasays it is still present at some of these places, e.g. in Midistland or represented by the Mergan language in Älved, Helvetiany and Mergany
- 1470s merchants and adventurers from Kalm settled in Zylanda, nowadays Sassn is based in Kalmish
- emigration to Zylanda during the Nine Year War in 1667-1676
The modern Kalmish alphabet consists of the twenty-six standard Latinic letters plus four special letters, all are part of the PAR Unicode-letters.
- 1) in Zylanda are used Ø or ø instead.
- 2) in Zylanda are used Y and y instead.
The continents are named in Kalmish / Zylandian: