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General information[]

Boica is a constructed language that is designed to contain no irregularities. In English, its name is spelled 'Boicha'. It is loosely based on the Japanese natural language.

Writing and Phonics[]

Boicha is written with a syllabary and a logography. A brief description of all the characters in the syllabary can be found below, including a picture of each character at the bottom.

  • a - This character is pronounced 'a' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'a' in 'ball'.
  • i - This character is pronounced 'i' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'e' in 'meal'.
  • u - This character is pronounced 'ɯ' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'oo' in 'moo'.
  • e - This character is pronounced 'ɛ' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'e' in 'met'.
  • o - This character is pronouned 'ə' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'o' in 'boat'.
  • c - This character is pronounced 'tɕ' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'ch' in 'cheese'.
  • b - This character is pronounced 'b' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'b' in 'ball'.
  • k - This character is pronounced 'k' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'k' in 'kill'.
  • d - This character is pronounced 'ɾ' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'd' in 'door'.
  • f - This character is pronounced 'f' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'f' in 'fail'.
  • g - This character is pronounced 'g' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'g' in 'good'.
  • h - This character is pronounced 'h' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'h' in 'hair'.
  • j - This character is pronounced 'dʑ' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'j' in 'jar'.
  • m - This character is pronounced 'm' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'm' in 'mail'.
  • n - This character is pronounced 'n' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'n' in 'nail'.
  • p - This character is pronounced 'p' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'p' in 'pail'.
  • s - This character is pronounced 's' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 's' in 'sail'.
  • t - This character is pronounced 't' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 't' in 'talk'.
  • v - This character is pronounced 'v' in the IPA. It is pronounced like the 'v' in 'fricative'.
a i u e o
ca ci cu ce co
ba bi bu be bo
ka ki ku ke ko
da di du de do
fa fi fu fe fo
ga gi gu ge go
ha hi hu he ho
ja ji ju je jo
ma mi mu me mo
na ni nu ne no
pa pi pu pe po
sa si su se so
ta ti tu te to
va vi vu ve vo

The picture of the syllabary is coming soon. The logography can be found in the 'Vocabulary' section.

Grammar[]

  • Verbs are conjugated according to tense. To change a verb's tense, add the appropriate suffix to the verb.
  • Nouns are declined according to number. To change a noun's number, add the appropriate suffix to the noun.
  • Adverbs are placed before the verb they modify.
  • Adjectives are placed before the noun they modify.
  • Particles do grammatical tasks that are not built into other parts of speech.
  • A word can be both a noun and a verb, but cannot be used as both at the same time. They can, however, be used in different ways in the same sentence.

Vocabulary[]

Verb Suffixes[]

  • biu - negative
  • fei - past
  • nai - future
  • vue - negative and past
  • ofu - negative and future

Particles[]

  • to - and
  • ka - or
  • no - ownership
  • ce - compares words
  • nedo - name marker

Adverbs[]

  • nati - should
  • dana - have to (mandatory)
  • fabe - want to

Verbs[]

  • adima - is
  • hosi - want.
  • sudu - general action (to do)

Nouns[]

  • koifu - I
  • natai - you
  • jae - one
  • bio - two
  • nika - three
  • co - four
  • bue - five
  • saku - six
  • hai - seven
  • beni - eight
  • tufu - nine
  • cuka - ten
  • cabaka - deity

Adjectives[]

  • dai - large
  • dobo - small

Noun Suffixes[]

  • ticu - plural

Verb/Noun Combos[]

  • sano - fish
  • ame - rain
  • kefu - snow
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