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Vasỳkaa
Type Analytic
Alignment Nominative-Accusative
Head direction Initial
Tonal Yes
Declensions No
Conjugations No
Genders No
Nouns decline according to...
Case Number
Definiteness Gender
Verbs conjugate according to...
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect
Meta-information
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Words ? of 1500
Creator Eçeþesi

Vasỳkaa (/va.sè.kaː/, anglicized Vaseyka) is a language of the Lhuban family. It is spoken in Sèè Tjálaa Èkuuholààta on the planet Ììlęę (Aysling), where it is an official and national language. It is spoken as a first language by 6 million people; it does not have a significant second-language speaker population.

Classification and Dialects[edit | edit source]

Vasỳkaa is the second-most spoken member of the Lhuban family. It is one of three extant languages of the Northern branch, the only extant branch of the family. The other two languages, Iathi and Throlyen, are closely related though not mutually intelligible with each other or Vasỳkaa.

Phonology[edit | edit source]

Consonants[edit | edit source]

Bilabial Labio-dental Alveolar Palatal Velar Uvular
Nasal m n
Plosive p b t d k
Fricative v s
Approximant j ʁ
Flap or tap ɾ
Lateral app. l
  • nasals and /l/ can be geminate intervocalically

Vowels[edit | edit source]

Front Central Back
High i u
High-mid e o
Low-mid ɛ ɛ̃ ɔ̃
Low a ã
  • all vowels, including nasal vowels, can occur long

Tone[edit | edit source]

Vasykaa is a tonal language. The language distinguishes four tones: mid tone (unmarked), high tone (acute accent), low tone (grave accent), and falling tone (circumflex accent).

Phonotactics[edit | edit source]

All syllables are of the form CV, where C can be any consonant and V can be any vowel. There are no consonant clusters, codas, or diphthongs.

Stress[edit | edit source]

Stress is not distinctive in Vasykaa, much like in French. This means that two words may not be differentiated based on stress alone, as can be the case in English such as in the pair "dessert" and "desert." In fact, the difference between stressed and unstressed syllables is much less marked than in English, making such a distinction impossible anyway.

Writing System[edit | edit source]

Letter Pp Bb Mm Vv Tt Dd Nn Ss Kk Hh Rr
Sound /p/ /b/ /m/ /v/ /t/ /d/ /n/ /s/ /k/ /ʁ/ /ɾ/
Letter Ll Jj Aa, Ąą Ee, Ęę Yy Ii Oo, Ǫǫ Uu
Sound /l/ /j/ /a/, /ã/ /ɛ/, /ɛ̃/ /e/ /i/ /o/, /ɔ̃/ /u/
  • geminate consonants and long vowels are written as double letters in orthography

Grammar[edit | edit source]

Gender Cases Numbers Tenses Persons Moods Voices Aspects
Verb No No No Yes No Yes No Yes
Nouns No No No No No No No No
Adjectives No No No No No No No No
Numbers No No No No No No No No
Participles No No No Yes No No No No
Adverb No No No No No No No No
Pronouns No No Yes No Yes No No No
Adpositions No No No No No No No No
Article No No Yes No No No No No
Particle No No No No No No No No

Nouns[edit | edit source]

Verbs[edit | edit source]

Pronouns[edit | edit source]

Adjuncts[edit | edit source]

Syntax[edit | edit source]

Vocabulary[edit | edit source]


No. English
1I
2you (singular)
3he
4we
5you (plural)
6they
7this
8that
9here
10there
11who
12what
13where
14when
15how
16not
17all
18many
19some
20few
21other
22one
23two
24three
25four
26five
27big
28long
29wide
30thick
31heavy
32small
33short
34narrow
35thin
36woman
37man (adult male)
38man (human being)
39child
40wife
41husband
42mother
43father
44animal
45fish
46bird
47cat
48dog
49louse
50snake
51worm
52tree
53forest
54stick
55fruit
56seed
57leaf
58root
59bark
60flower
61grass
62rope
63skin
64meat
65blood
66bone
67fat
68egg
69horn
70tail
71feather
72hair
73head
74ear
75eye
76nose
77mouth
78tooth
79tongue
80fingernail
81foot
82leg
83knee
84hand
85wing
86belly
87guts
88neck
89back
90breast
91heart
92liver
93drink
94eat
95bite
96suck
97spit
98vomit
99blow
100breathe
101laugh
102see
103hear
104know
105think
106smell
107fear
108sleep
109live
110die
111kill
112fight
113hunt
114hit
115cut
116split
117stab
118scratch
119dig
120swim
121fly
122walk
123come
124lie
125sit
126stand
127turn
128fall
129give
130hold
131squeeze
132rub
133wash
134wipe
135pull
136push
137throw
138tie
139sew
140count
141say
142sing
143play
144float
145flow
146freeze
147swell
148sun
149moon
150star
151water
151rain
152river
153lake
154sea
155salt
156stone
157sand
158dust
160earth
161cloud
162fog
163sky
164wind
165snow
166ice
167smoke
168fire
169ash
170burn
171road
172mountain
173red
174green
175yellow
176white
177black
178night
179day
180year
181warm
182cold
183full
184new
185old
186good
187bad
188rotten
189dirty
190straight
191round
192sharp
193dull
194smooth
195wet
196dry
197correct
198near
199far
200right
201left
202at
203in
204with
205and
206if
207because
208name


Example text[edit | edit source]

  • Kęjęsaa sỳ tyjuny tŷta pálatá le mijutá be se dóvę̀ le sỳ tédali. Bąjýsaa dą́ą́ sy se tę̀ le se inu so dą́ą́ otą̀ą̀kàà pá se ǫ dàta sy e timi te se kupevo.
    • "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood." 
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