On 6 Feb 2018 20:59, "Jörg Rhiemeier" <[log in to unmask]> wrote: Then there is Novegradian by Martin Posthumus (https://www.veche.net/novegradian), a nicely-crafted "North Slavic" language. Others also have created North Slavic languages, of varying qualities. (Well, if there is West, East and South Slavic, there "obviously has to be" North Slavic as well, all of them thought. This prompts me to wonder what South Germanic might have been, under a primary quadripartite division of Germanic. Where would it have been spoken; what might have been some of its distinctive characteristics; what might have been its fate in the last two millennia? It's not a question I myself can suggest any intelligent answers to. --And.