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(Do note this is still W.I.P, and I'm still learning the basics of conlangs.)

Bereaquan is the number 1 language spoken by the {unknown amount} people of Bereaqua. This language is written in the Latin alphabet, but it used to have a Cyrillic script, which is unused now.

Phonology Edit

Consonants Edit

Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Glottal
Nasal m n ɲ ŋ
Plosive p b t d k ʔ
Fricative f θ s ʃ x ɣ h
Affricate ʣ ʧ ʤ
Approximant j
Trill r
Flap or tap
Lateral app. l

Vowels Edit

Front Near-front Central Near-back Back
High i u
Near-high
High-mid ø
Mid
Low-mid ɛ ɔ
Near-low
Low a

Writing System Edit

Letter IPA English Approximation
Aa a father
Bb b bike
Cc ʧ chance
Dd d under
Dzdz ʣ lads
Ee ɛ pet
Ff f flake
Ǧǧ ɣ Spanish amigo
Hh h heart
Ȟȟ x Scottish loch
Ii i leave
Jj ʤ jam
Kk k anchor
Ll l lamp
Mm m mosquito
Nn n north
Ññ ɲ Spanish enseñar
Ŋŋ ŋ singing
Oo ɔ British pot
Öö ø South African bird
Pp p app
Rr r Welsh bright
Ss s sit
Şş ʃ shine
Tt t pterodactyl
Ţţ θ think
Uu u food
Yy j yam
' ʔ uh-oh

Note: Dz is considered one letter, even though it's written in 2 letters. Y and ' are considered consonants.

Grammar Edit

Syntax Edit

The word order for Bereaquan is VSO.

Nouns Edit

Nouns have 6 cases.

  • Nominative (doer of a verb)
  • Accusative (done-to of a verb)
  • Genitive (possessor of a thing)
  • Dative (recipient of a thing)
  • Locative (where a thing is placed at)
  • Ablative (moving away from a thing)
Nominative Accusative Genitive Dative Locative Ablative
Singular No affix Prefix daʔ- Suffix -ja Prefix x-

(replace if start with consonant)

If start with vowel, prefix θah-

Else, prefix θa-

Prefix mɛ-

(replace if start with vowel)

Plural Suffix -ɔ

(replace if end with vowel)

Prefix deʔ-

Suffix -ɔ

Suffix -jɔ Suffix -xɔ If start with vowel, prefix θah-

Else, prefix θa-

Suffix -jɔ

Prefix mɔ-

(replace if start with vowel)

Articles Edit

Masculine Feminine Neuter
Definite Singular /mˈjɔː/ /mˈjaː/ /mˈjɛː/
Indefinite Singular /ˈnɔː/ /ˈnaː/ /ˈnɛː/
Definite Plural /mjɔʔˈɔː/ /mjɔʔˈaː/ /mjɔʔˈɛː/
Indefinite Plural /ˈɲɔː/ /ˈɲaː/ /ˈɲɛː/

Pronouns Edit

Nominative Accusative Genitive Dative Locative Ablative
1st singular şye /ʃˈjɛː/

(I)

şine /ʃˈinɛː/

(me)

şu'a /ʃuˈʔa/

(mine)

san /san/

(to me)

krekşa /k'rɛkʃaː/

(at me)

ajha /'aʤha/

(from me)

2nd singular dzet /ˈʣɛːt/

(you)

ji'dze /ˈʤiʔʣɛ/

(you)

dzu' /ˈʣuʔ/

(yours)

cuk /'ʧuk/

(to you)

ŋokşa /'ŋɔkʃaː/

(at you)

ajtö

/'aʤtø/

(from you)

3rd singular masculine ŋue /ŋuˈɛː/

(he)

je'ŋue /ˈʤɛʔŋuɛː/

(him)

(his) (to him) (at him) (from him)
3rd singular feminine (she) (her) (hers) (to her) (at her) (from her)
3rd singular neuter (it) (it) (its) (to it) (at it) (from it)
1st plural (we) (us) (ours) (to us) (at us) (from us)
2nd plural (you all) (you all) (yours) (to you all) (at you all) (from you all)
3rd plural (they) (them) (theirs) (to them) (at them) (from them)

Lexicon Edit

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Example text Edit

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