Amaya
Type Agglutinative
Alignment Nom-Acc
Head direction VSO
Tonal No
Declensions Yes
Conjugations Yes
Genders 2 (Used for Pronouns only)
Nouns decline according to...
Case Number
Definiteness Gender
Verbs conjugate according to...
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect
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Words of 1500
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Classification and Dialects[edit | edit source]

Phonology[edit | edit source]

Consonants[edit | edit source]

Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Palatal Velar Uvular Pharyngeal
Nasal ɱ n
Plosive p t k
Fricative z ħ
Affricate ts tch
Approximant w j
Flap or tap ɾ
Lateral fric. ɬ
Lateral app. l
Lateral flap ʟ

Vowels[edit | edit source]

Front Back
High u
Near-high ɪ
Low ɑ

Vowel Length: There are two vowel lengths, short and long. Long vowel are represented by writing the letter twice, at least for the Romanization

Diphthongs: Diphthongs is one vowel sound made by two vowels. They are 'ai' 'au' and 'ia'

Phonotactics[edit | edit source]

Amaya is a (C)V language. C is any consonant or affricate, and V is any vowel or


Writing System (Romanization)[edit | edit source]

Letter m n p t k x c w y r s l
Sound ɱ n p t k ts ch w j ɾ ɬ l
Letter j z h a i u
Sound ʟ z ħ ɑ ɪ u
Letter
Sound

Grammar[edit | edit source]

Nouns[edit | edit source]

Nouns are people, places, things, or ideas. They decline for number and definiteness.

Number[edit | edit source]

Number Prefix
Singular None
Dual a-
Trial u-
Plural (4+) i-

Definiteness[edit | edit source]

Definiteness Suffix
Indefinite None
Definite -kii
General -nia

Verbs[edit | edit source]

Verbs are actions. In Amaya they are always transitive, meaning they can always accepted an object. Verbs conjugate for Tense, Aspect, and Mood.

Tense x Aspect[edit | edit source]

Tense Aspect Prefix
Present Perfective None
Present Imperfective Wi-
Past Perfectivw Ka-
Past Imperfective Wa-
Future Perfective Ku-
Future Imperfectivw Ru-

Moods[edit | edit source]

Mood Suffix Meaning Example
Declaritives None States a fact The cat is orange
Interogative -uu Asks a question Is the cat orange?
Imperritive -i Demands something, a command Go feed the orange cat!
Hypothetical -u A hypothetical statement. Describes a situation that didn't happen, but could possibly -
Conditional -za Used to create conditional sentences. If A happens, then B happens If you eat food, you won't be hungry

Adjectives[edit | edit source]

Adjectives also act as adverbs. They describe a noun, verb, or another adjective. They always follow the word they describe. If you want to tag multiple adjectives onto one word (Ex: The big, powerful empire), you do not put them next to each other like in the example sentence. Instead, then must be joined by a conjunction (more on this in the the conjunction subtitle), or it implies that one of the adjectives is describing the other adjective.

Pronouns[edit | edit source]

Pronouns show the person, number, and gender of the person it is replacing.

Table of Pronouns[edit | edit source]

Male
Sing Dual Trial Plur Plur Inclu Sing Dual Tiral
1st Takii Ataki Utaki Itaki Takuzii
2nd Ziizi Aziizi Uzizii Iiziizi
3rd Ja Ala Uqa Ija

Syntax[edit | edit source]

Lexicon[edit | edit source]

Example text[edit | edit source]

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