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Grammar summary[edit | edit source]

Verbs[edit | edit source]

  • General present: Marked with nun (optional). Mi (nun) yam pingo. I eat the apple. OR I am eating the apple.
  • Continuous/habitual present: Marked with nun du- (optional). Mi (nun) (du)yam pingo. I eat apples.
  • General past: Marked with le. Mi le yam pingo. I ate the apple.
  • Continuous/habitual past: Marked with le du-. Mi le duyam pingo. I used to eat apples.
  • General future: Marked with xa. Mi xa yam pingo. I will eat the apple.
  • Continuous/habitual future: Marked with xa du-. Mi xa duyam pingo. I will eat apples.
  • Immediate past: Marked with ja le. Mi ja le yam pingo. I just ate the apple.
  • Immediate future: Marked with ja xa. Mi ja xa yam pingo. I am about to eat the apple.
  • Present conditional: Marked with ger. Mi ger yam pingo. I would eat the apple.
  • Past conditional: Marked with ger le. Mi ger le yam pingo. I would have eaten the apple.
  • Present active: Marked with (nun) nun. Mi (nun) nun yam pingo. I am eating the apple.
  • Past active: Marked with le nun. Mi le nun yam pingo. I was eating the apple.
  • Future active: Marked with xa nun. Mi xa nun yam pingo. I will be eating the apple.
  • Present completed: Marked with nun le. Mi nun le yam pingo. I have eaten the apple.
  • Past completed: Marked with le le. Mi le le yam pingo. I had eaten the apple.
  • Future completed: Marked with xa le. Mi xa le yam pingo. I will have eaten the apple.
  • Present prospective: Marked with nun xa. Mi nun xa yam pingo. I am going to eat the apple.
  • Past prospective: Marked with le xa. Mi le xa yam pingo. I was going to eat the apple.
  • Future prospective: Marked with xa xa. Mi xa xa yam pingo. I will be going to eat the apple.
  • Present passive: Marked with be. Pingo be yam mi. The apple is eaten by me.
  • Past passive: Marked with le be. Pingo le be yam mi. The apple was eaten by me.
  • Future passive: Marked with xa be. Pingo xa be yam mi. The apple will be eaten by me.
  • Negation: Marked with no. Mi no yam pingo. I do not eat the apple.
  • Imperative: Marked with am. (Yu/uyu) am yam. Eat. Imi am yam. Let's eat.
  • Jussive: Marked with am. Mi am yam. May I eat. Te am yam. May s/he eat.
  • Infinitive: Marked with na. na yam to eat

Prepositions[edit | edit source]

  • to (movement): cel
  • into: cel in
  • through: daw
  • of (belonging to): de
  • out, outside of: ex
  • (done/made) by: fal
  • (done) with, using, having, by means of: har
  • towards: hoy
  • without, separate from: jul
  • in, inside of: in
  • from, off, out of: of
  • on: per
  • in exchange for: por
  • in favor of: pro
  • indirect object (to, for): tas
  • (together) with, along with: ton
  • (done) without, not using, not having: wal

Pronouns[edit | edit source]

  • 1st person: mi, imi
  • 2nd person: yu, uyu
  • 3rd person animate: te, ete
  • 3rd person inanimate: to, oto
  • Possessive adjective: pronoun + -su
  • Possessive pronoun: pronoun + -su te/to
  • Self: seli + pronoun

Example sentences[edit | edit source]

  • Mi no wole na yam pingo. I don't want to eat the apple.
  • Mi no abil na yam pingo. I can't eat the apple.

Dictionary[edit | edit source]

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