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==== Male and Female ====
 
==== Male and Female ====
 
As you know, there are 2 genders. Male and Female.
 
As you know, there are 2 genders. Male and Female.
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!Male
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!Female
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|-
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!Before consonant/After consonant
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|Do nothing
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|Add sa-ina
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|-
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!Before consonant/After vowel
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|Do nothing
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|Add sa-na
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|-
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!Before vowel/After consonant
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|Do nothing
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|Add b-ina
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|-
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!Before vowel/After vowel
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|Do nothing
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|Add bib-na
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|}
   
 
=== '''<u>Verbs</u>''' ===
 
=== '''<u>Verbs</u>''' ===
   
 
==== Tenses ====
 
==== Tenses ====
Like in English, there are 3 tenses. Past, present, and future.
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Like in English, there are 4 tenses. Past, present, future.
 
{| class="wikitable article-table" border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" style="width: 660px; text-align:center;"
 
{| class="wikitable article-table" border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" style="width: 660px; text-align:center;"
 
! style="width: 68px; " |
 
! style="width: 68px; " |
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!Future
 
!Future
 
|-
 
|-
!Ending with consonants
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!Simple
 
|Do nothing
 
|Do nothing
|Add -imo
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|Add -imo after consonants, -mo after vowels
|Add -aru
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|Add -aru after vowels, -yar after vowels
 
|-
 
|-
!Ending with vowels
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!Continuous
|Do nothing
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|Add on-
|Add -mo
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|Add on- then -imo after consonants, -mo after vowels
|Add -yar
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|Add an- then -aru after consonants, -ya after vowels
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|-
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!Perfect
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|Add kam-u
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|Add kam- then -imu after consonants, -mu after vowels
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|Add kam- then -uru after consonants, -yu after vowels
 
|}
 
|}
   
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== Wordlist ==
 
== Wordlist ==
Total Words: 19
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Total Words: 29
 
{| class="article-table"
 
{| class="article-table"
 
! colspan="3" |Num.
 
! colspan="3" |Num.
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|-
 
|-
 
| colspan="3" |12.
 
| colspan="3" |12.
|'''ñuju'''
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|'''ñuje'''
 
|maybe
 
|maybe
 
|Adverb
 
|Adverb
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|two
 
|two
 
|Noun, Number
 
|Noun, Number
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|-
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| colspan="3" |20.
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|'''gyucö'''
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|three
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|Noun, Number
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|-
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| colspan="3" |21.
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|'''saŋji'''
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|four
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|Noun, Number
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|-
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| colspan="3" |22.
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|'''fifi'''
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|five
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|Noun, Number
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|-
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| colspan="3" |23.
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|'''ßiki'''
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|six
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|Noun, Number
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|-
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| colspan="3" |24.
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|'''daljön'''
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|seven
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|Noun, Number
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|-
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| colspan="3" |25.
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|'''ǧu'''ßu''''''
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|eight
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|Noun, Number
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|-
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| colspan="3" |26.
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|'''ñunai'''
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|nine
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|Noun, Number
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|-
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| colspan="3" |27.
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|'''jeppe'''
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|ten
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|Noun, Number
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|-
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| colspan="3" |28.
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|'''maß'''
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|male
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|Noun
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|-
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| colspan="3" |29.
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|'''klimana'''
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|female
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|Noun
 
|}
 
|}
 
[[Category:Languages]]
 
[[Category:Languages]]

Revision as of 12:38, February 5, 2020

(Do note this is still W.I.P.)

Bereaquan (Barökañi) is a language spoken by the 45,000,000 people of North and South Bereaqua. This language is written in the Latin alphabet, but it used to have a Cyrillic script, which is unused now.

Phonology

Consonants

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

Vowels

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

Letter IPA
Aa a
Bb b
Cc ʧ
Dd d
Ee ɛ
Ff f
Ǧǧ ɣ
Hh h
Ȟȟ x
Ii i
Jj ʤ
Kk k
Ll l
Mm m
Nn n
Ññ ɲ
Ŋŋ ŋ
Oo ɔ
Öö ø
Pp p
Rr r
Ss s
ẞß ʃ
Tt t
Ţţ θ
Uu u
Yy j

Grammar

Nouns

Singular and Plural

There are 6 ways to make nouns plural. By adding just -u, doubling the last letter before adding -u, removing the last letter before adding -u, and more.

Ending with -m or -n

Add -u
Ending with -s Double it then add -u
Ending with vowels Remove them then add -u
Ending with -ţ Add -omu
Ending with -ŋ Add -eu
Ending with -c Remove it then add -nu

Male and Female

As you know, there are 2 genders. Male and Female.

Male Female
Before consonant/After consonant Do nothing Add sa-ina
Before consonant/After vowel Do nothing Add sa-na
Before vowel/After consonant Do nothing Add b-ina
Before vowel/After vowel Do nothing Add bib-na

Verbs

Tenses

Like in English, there are 4 tenses. Past, present, future.

Present Past Future
Simple Do nothing Add -imo after consonants, -mo after vowels Add -aru after vowels, -yar after vowels
Continuous Add on- Add on- then -imo after consonants, -mo after vowels Add an- then -aru after consonants, -ya after vowels
Perfect Add kam-u Add kam- then -imu after consonants, -mu after vowels Add kam- then -uru after consonants, -yu after vowels

Fixes

Prefixes

In English, there are more than 35 prefixes from what I know. These are all the prefixes in this language.

Prefix before Consonant

Prefix before vowel English Meaning
ñu- ñum- anti- against
ñö- niyött- dis- opposite of
ña- ñagi- (remove the beginning vowel) in-, un- not
ka- kay- co- with
ico- icom- extra- more than
ye- yeß- fore-, pre- before
ra- rak- mis- wrongly
ana- an- mono- singular

Wordlist

Total Words: 29

Num. Word Meaning Word Type
1 ţam cat Noun
2 ßon dog Noun
3 fus fish Noun
4 noţ table Noun
5 loŋ cup Noun
6 fulla fish Verb
7 laß sing Verb
8 oßoŋ dance Verb
9 arite eat Verb
10 ñuŋ no Adverb
11 mye yes Adverb
12. ñuje maybe Adverb
13. ici extra Adjective, Noun, Adverb
14. yejam before Preposition, Conjugation
15. yojam after Preposition, Conjugation
16. rakiţo wrong Adjective, Adverb
17. yapiţo right Adjective
18. anji one Pronoun, Number
19. ȟundi two Noun, Number
20. gyucö three Noun, Number
21. saŋji four Noun, Number
22. fifi five Noun, Number
23. ßiki six Noun, Number
24. daljön seven Noun, Number
25. 'ǧußu' eight Noun, Number
26. ñunai nine Noun, Number
27. jeppe ten Noun, Number
28. maß male Noun
29. klimana female Noun
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