The language's development is divided into eight major periods, often called chronolects or dialects, and named after the official standards documents that describe them. Each period incorporates a distinct set of inflectional rules (except for the Venrafivía, or "slang" period, where no standard prevailed and many systems proliferated) but generally retains similar syntax, word combination patterns, and vocabulary usage.
On Thet and in more recent years, Lilitika is known primarily not as a method of everyday communication, but rather as an artistic instrument to be wielded in lyrics and epigrams. Its primary legacy is the similarly-named Lilitic, or Modern Lilitic, which is a Glissia-based mixed language of predominantly Indo-European character. Nevertheless, Archaic Lilitika (c. 67890–950 LKY, containing the Íomanazinení, Zeyetaní and early Venrafivíai forms) and Classical Lilitika (c. 67960–8150 LKY, containing Late Venrafivíai, Sarasí, Illeran, Ketalán, and Dísséan) were the native languages of a tightly-focused artistic community of immense productivity, and efforts are still ongoing, countless centuries later, to preserve and catalogue much of their output.
- Laní Ethika
A textbook of Lilitika
- Lilitika Examples
- Lilitika Grammar
Core reference for Íomanazinení and Zeyetaní forms
- Lilitika Phonology and Alphabet
How to pronounce and read the language of the early Lilitai
- Lilitika Phrasebook
A comparison of several dialects.
- New Dialectology of Lilitika
- Old Dialectology of Lilitika
- Lilitika Dictionary
All words in the early Lilitic language.