Da Mätz se Basa: A Lost Germanic Language (S9)
The following languages either showed me interesting features, or they struck me after I had the features in my language already. The languages are not the only bases, but they had some influence.
- High German, Dutch, Low German, Afrikaans
- syntax, lexicon
- Mandarin Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Spanish, English, Arabic
Thomas E. Payne, Describing Morphosyntax -- A Guide for Field Linguists, 1997, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-58805-7
The Constructed Languages Mailing List (Conlang), http://listserv.brown.edu/archives/conlang.html