Conlang
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ʝáŏb
ʝáŏb
Type
Fusional
Alignment
Ergative-Absolutive
Head direction
Variable
Tonal
Yes
Declensions
No
Conjugations
Yes
Genders
No
Nouns decline according to...
Case Number
Definiteness Gender
Verbs conjugate according to...
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect



General information[]

This is an attempt to make the ugliest conlang possible.

Phonology[]

Alphabet[]

Letter IPA
ʝ /ʝ/
t /ð/
r /ɹ/
j /ɣ/
x /χ/
h /h/
z /ʐ/
c /tʃ/
n /ŋ/
g /g/
u /y/
o /o/
e /ə/
a /æ/

Tones[]

Diacritic Tone
´ (acute) rising
` (grave) falling
˘ (breve) low
  ̑ (inverted breve) high
¨ (umlaut) medium

Grammar[]

Verbs[]

Verbs are the only part of speech in ʝáŏb. Any understood subjects, direct objects, or indirect objects are given by the verb's conjugation. Numbers are singular, few, and many.

Conjugating verbs for person and number is done by adding suffixes. First suffix is the ergative, then the absolutive, and then the dative.

Ergative Ending
1st Person Sing -ätr
1st Person Few (inc) -äʝ
1st Person Few (exc) -áʝ
1st Person Many (inc) -äcg
1st Person Many (exc) -ácg
2nd Person Sing -ët
2nd Person Few -ĕx
2nd Person Many -ĕn
3rd Person Sing -ȏzr
3rd Person Few -ȏrz
3rd Person Many -ȏgr
Absolutive Ending
1st Person Sing -ȃx
1st Person Few (inc) -ȃg
1st Person Few (exc) -ág
1st Person Many (inc) -ȃn
1st Person Many (exc) -án
2nd Person Sing -ët
2nd Person Few -ĕʝ
2nd Person Many -ĕj
3rd Person Sing -ŏn
3rd Person Few -ŏxh
3rd Person Many -ŏz
Dative Ending
1st Person Sing -ăngz
1st Person Few (inc) -ăzz
1st Person Few (exc) -ázz
1st Person Many (inc) -ăxn
1st Person Many (exc) -áxn
2nd Person Sing -ët
2nd Person Few -ĕz
2nd Person Many -ĕzĕ
3rd Person Sing -öʝü
3rd Person Few -öhü
3rd Person Many -öxnü

Conjugating for tense is done by adding a prefix.

Tense Prefix
Far Past gŭ-
Near Past jŭ-
Present cü-
Near Future xȇ-
Far Future ʝȇ-

Stress[]

Vocabulary[]

Example text[]

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