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

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 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
Fricative f θ s ʃ x ɣ h
Affricate ʧ ʤ
Approximant j
Trill r
Flap or tap
Lateral app. l

Vowels Edit

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

Writing System Edit

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 Edit

Nouns Edit

Singular and Plural Edit

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 -ou
Ending with -ŋ Add -eu
Ending with -c Remove it then add -nu

Male and Female Edit

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 Edit

Tenses Edit

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 Edit

Prefixes Edit

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 Edit

Total Words: 30

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