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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.

Verbs

Tenses

Like in English, there are 3 tenses. Past, present, and future.

Present Past Future
Ending with consonants Do nothing Add -imo Add -aru
Ending with vowels Do nothing Add -mo Add -yar

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: 19

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. ñuju 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
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