Nahelean Language Basics

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The Nahelean Language

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Here is a page to help learn the language of Nahelean, used by the Nahele Republic. You will learn translations, conjugations, culture, and more.

Common Phrases 1

Ingerish (English) Word Nahelean Translation Other Comments
Hello/Hi Bovsek
Goodbye/Bye! Bovsek-kon Add translation of "no" to end of verbs if you mean the opposite (with some exceptions for conjugations).
Yes/Okay Kai
No Kon
Who/What/When/Where/Why/Which? Vou/ Vassu/ Valenz/ Vossitio/ Vo'sakki/ Va'touz?
Boy/Man Hommus-mikkro/Hommus Use adjectives after the noun, and hyphenate the noun and adjective together.
Girl/Woman (wife) Femmus-mikkra/Femmus Example: Vou'z aujte femmus? (Like franquese, the vowel sound at the end of one word and the beginning vowel sound of the next word, contract the words and substitute the previous letter with an apostrophe).
Is/Are Ez/Agir
The/That Au, Aue (f.) / Aujt, Aujte (f.)
A/An Sad (m.) Sadi (f.) Nahelean has a masculine and feminine translation.
Of Eul


Common Phrases 2

Ingerish (English) Word Nahelean Translation Example used in sentence:
How much? Vokos couvek? Au chaavi, vokos couvek?
It is ... tares. In eze douuv taraa. Au chaavi, in eze viinta-pendaas taraa.
What time is it? Vo'sakk'heze ez in? Bovsak Anuva, vo'sakk'heze ez in?
It is ... o'clock. In eze douuv'heze eul'au clauk.

Rules and Conjugations 1

Contacting

Like franquesse, Nahelean acts like a sub-fluent sounding language, so words ending in a vowel sound gets contracted with the next word beginning with a vowel sound. (Eg. vo'sakk'heze; the "i" gets replaced with an ', and gets combined with "heze"). This rule applies to all words falling under these conditions.

Words such as "eul" and "au," meaning "of the," gets contracted because "of the" is a very common phrase to use when referring a=n objects origin.

Verbs and Conjugations

Verb: aviis (to run) [Regular -is verb]


I You He/She/We (vaguely) We (specific You (formal or plural) They
Moog aviisi Tau aviisis Hom/Home/Ganu aviisi Ganumi aviisootas Vousia aviisootet Homs/Homes aviitaant

Other regular -is verbs:

  • Tānis (To make)
  • Conviis (To construct)
  • Acrobiis (To stretch)
  • Desovis (To destroy)
  • Bāaïtuunis (To attend)
  • Ǔnis (To unite, to combine)
  • Pôsis (To have,to possess)
  • Cónjūngtis (To cross)
  • Cuviis (To cook)

Immoro, ganumi ǔnisootas dout phraz sepik (different) sul-ur (into) od (one).

Phrase Translation Other Comments
To, at Ur
Of, From Uus
Around Ciir
Through Aavans
With Cōos


Two Words Conjunction
Ur + Ho Ul
Ur + Fa Uf
Ur + Hes Ules
Ur + h' (f') Ur h' (f')
Uus + Ho Uuls
Uus + Fa Uuaf
Uus + Hes Uules
Uus + h' (f') Uus h' (f')
Ciir + Ho Ciirul
Ciir + Fa Ciif
Ciir + Hes Ciiles
Ciir + h' (f') Ciir h' (f')
Aavans + Ho Aaval
Aavans + Fa Aafa
Aavans + Hes Aavles
Aavans T h' (f') Aavans h' (f')
Cōos + Ho Cōosul
Cōos + Fa Cōosaf
Cōos + Hes Cōoles
Cōos + h' (f') Cōos h' (f')



Rules and Conjugations 2