Conlang
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Bawe
Type Agglutinative
Alignment Nominative-Accusative
Head direction
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
Meta-information
Progress Expression error: Unexpected < operator.%
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Nouns Expression error: Unexpected < operator.%
Verbs Expression error: Unexpected < operator.%
Adjectives Expression error: Unexpected < operator.%
Syntax Expression error: Unexpected < operator.%
Words of 1500
Creator Misha (Gaméona)


Classification and Dialects[]

Bawe [ba we] is a language in the Auso-Maal Language family spoken by the people of the nation of Ŋelá. Bawe has diverged dramatically as the people who would become the founders of Ŋelá Emigrated from Auso Lo roughly three thousand years ago and settled far away on the continent of Kaal.

Phonology[]

Consonants[]

Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Pharyngeal Epiglottal Glottal
Nasal m n ŋ
Plosive
Fricative
Affricate
Approximant
Trill
Flap or tap
Lateral fric.
Lateral app.
Lateral flap

Vowels[]

Front Near-front Central Near-back Back
High
Near-high
High-mid
Mid e o
Low-mid
Near-low
Low a

Phonotactics[]

Writing System[]

Those who write Bawe in world do so with the Abugida associated with the language, but at the time being romanization proves more practical until the creator finishes the font For said abugida. In the Abugida there is a placeholder consonant that the creator is choosing to ignore in the romanization as it does not add much.

Letter M N Ŋ B D G W L Y
Sound /m/ /n/ /ŋ/ /b/ /d/ /g/ /w/ /l/ /j/
Letter V Z H A E O
Sound /β/ /z/ /ɣ/ /a/ /e/ /o/
Letter
Sound

Grammar[]

Nouns[]

Nouns in Bawe do not decline, nor do they have grammatical gender or number. As can be expected there are words with numerical and gender connotations, they behave no differently than any other nouns. Nouns also do not show definiteness.

Verbs[]

Verb infinitives can can be identified by their terminal "-ŋ" which will be dropped in conjugation before adding a postfix that will always ind in "-m".

Tense Perfect Affirmative Perfect Negative Imperfect Affirmative Imperfect negative Continuous
Present -ém -aém -em -aem X
Past -ám -aám -am -aam X
Future -óm -aóm -om -aom X
Continuous X X X X -yem

To form an imperative use the ending "-mem" for affirmative and "-mam" for negative. Structures.

Syntax[]

Lexicon[]

Example text[]

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