EGGRAMEN - Conlangs - Sateca'an

Sateca'an

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Phonemes and Orthography

Written a b c d e g h í i k l m n ng o p r s t th u w '
IPA a b ʃ d e g h i ə k l m n ŋ o p r s t θ u w ʔ

Vocabulary

Pronouns

ca
I
ke
you
ím
it/he/she
ima
this

Articles

na
the

Nouns

Neuter
ana
soup, stew
dwedon
coast, shore
dwemín
water
dweo
lake, river, a large body of water as seen from shore
ídan
west
ísí
tree
íwa
thing
kamwe
beast, wild animal
mwat
front, top
nwa
word
síndwe
ocean, sea, a body of water as seen from within it

Feminine
acla
back, bottom (of something)
ahlamín
air, cloud
ahlan
sky
crun
time
hle
child
hwakan
animal (domestic)
kse
meat
ku
plant
míta
fire
moka
bush, branch
talta
mother
telu
woman

Masculine
cun
north
dama
cloth, clothing
hlelí
son, boy
lata
father
man
mon
edge, border
nat
root
sa
tongue, language
se
body
si
rock, stone
sín
earth, land
símwín
soil
tagan
foot, leg

Prepositions

uín
with, by means of
na
in, at, on, near
mwatel
above, in front of, after
actel
behind, in back of, before

Grammar

Plurals, Possessives, and Other Affixes

Plural suffixes conjugate by gender.

Neuter -an
Feminine -ke
Masculine -cí

Possessives precede nouns, and conjugate by animacy of the possessor.

Animate
Inanimate da

Examples:

dweo da na ídan
river of the west

Verb Conjugation

Verbs take different prefixes depending on gender and animacy of the subject.

Neuter Feminine Masculine Negative*
Animate thí
Inanimate de uem am ka

*Applies regardless of gender

Tense is determined by a verb-ending suffix.

Simple Continuous Conditional
Past -(e)dan -ídís -adín
Present n/a -lís -lín
Future -(e)kan -íkís -akín

Perfect and pluperfect forms are made by adding ogín (animate) or egan (inanimate) as suffixes to the simple and continuous forms, respectively.


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