- The 'infinitive'.
The infinitive is the basic form of every verb. It is given in the word list.
- Changing the actor.
Different actors are indicated by different suffixes:
- Changing the tense.
Different tenses are indicated by different prefixes:
- Special suffixes
- tahv makes verb into a noun
- tahn makes verb into a noun that is a person
- ahl forms a participle/adjective from the verb
- ah indicates imperative
- The definite article.
The D'ni definite article is the prefix "reh-".
- The indefinite article.
The indefinite article is the prefix "ehrth-".
- Plural form.
Plural of nouns is indicated by the suffix "-tee".
- Special suffix
- ehts makes noun into adjective
- Word order.
The adjective is placed after the noun.
- Special suffixes.
- th makes a noun
- sh changes into an adverb
Possession is indicated by the words "oykh", "t'" and "tso", roughly equivalent to "of".
THE COMPLETE ALPHABET.
a eh j oo th ah ee k oy ts ay f kh p u b g l r v ch h m s w d i n sh y dh ih o t z
Now... you are ready. You have acquired a pretty good knowledge of the D'ni language. If you would like to see the latest words, visit the public word list at: http://linguists.riedl.org/linguists-words.htm. I hope you have enjoyed the lessons!
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Shorah, sehltahntee oykh rehgahn garo D'nee! Gloah rehteegtahv oykh sehltahv!