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Basics

Phonology

Viro kär'of lietäl'takït.

Lietal is written from left to right with implicit neutrality, singularity and under the present tense. For the most part, its 6 vowels and 9 consonants are voiced similarly to their english equivalents.

ileaves ahexagram oautomobile
enever unew yjourney
kkiss ttitle ddevice
rreturn ssymphony lligature
jgenesis vvideo ffestival

Morphology

Building words from Lietal's phonemes is called childspeak. It makes for rythmical and syllabic words, but take quite a long time to speak. This documentation uses the phonetically denser adultspeak.

Single syllable words are reversed, so vo becomes ov. Vowel sequences, like lara, are condensed into lär. Consonant sequences, like lyfasa, are condensed into lyfäs.

ChildspeakAdultspeak
Yesviiv
Whojadajäd
Outsidekikakia
To Readfatatifatai
Wheneversalidisalïd
dedoto

Alphabet

The Alphabet, or Deoto, is a collection of 9 elementary particles, each is made of a key(consonant) and one of the 6 values(vowels).

Table

kyKyHierarchy
kiKiParent
kaKaLocation
koKoChildren
keKeHierarchical
kuKuCholarchical
tyTyState
tiTiPsychologic
taTaPhisionomic
toToPhysic
teTeReal
tuTuUnreal
dyDyStructure
diDiComplex
daDaOrganic
doDoSynthetic
deDeOrder
duDuChaos
ryRyDirection
riRiOutward
raRaPosition
roRoInward
reReMobile
ruRuImmobile
sySyRelation
siSiWith
saSaUnited
soSoWithout
seSeRelated
suSuUnrelated
lyLyCounter
liLiMultiple
laLaSingle
loLoNone
leLePush
luLuPop
jyJyModality
jiJiCertain
jaJaPossible
joJoImpossible
jeJe?
juJu?
vyVyAlignment
viViPositive
vaVaNeutral
voVoNegative
veVeTrue
vuVuFalse
fyFyInteraction
fiFiTo_make
faFaTo_see
foFoTo_be
feFeActive
fuFuInactive
dedota

Vocabulary

Pronouns

A sentence is expected to be at the first person if a pronoun has not already been declared, pronouns are often ommited when possible.

English I give you a book. Lietal Lari'ar todoti fïr. Construct you.to book to_give
IlaroHe shelärYoulari
WeliroTheyliraYouslïr
MykolaroHis herkolärYourkolari
OurkoliroTheirkoliraYousrkolïr

Verbs

Verbs are used at the end of a sentence and are generally built from the fy family.

English I take the book home. Lietal Tokafo'ar todoti firo. Construct house.to book to_take
To goforiTo stayforaTo comeför
To addfïsTo removefiloTo substractfiso
To combinefïsTo assemblefïsTo dividefïl
To takefiroTo holdfiraTo givefïr
To programfidotaTo listenfaroTo seeaf
To showfariTo becomeforiTo writefït
To drawfitaTo buildfitoTo understandfati
To sayfariTo speakfariTo warnfarijavo
To destroyfiloTo beofTo readfatai
To rememberfadiroTo wearfotakoTo walkforilora
To askfarojaTo namefatadyTo talkfareti
To insertfikoTo findfajiTo searchfäj
To openfiroTo doifTo containfoki
To enterforokaTo leaveforikaTo attackfivota
To havefokiTo editfideTo thankfavify

Tenses

Sentences are, by default, at the present tense, a tenses marker is used to contrast against an already defined tense. Tenses markers are used at the end of the sentence.

English I did not go to school. Lietal Radoti'ar fori'dijör. Construct school.to to_go.negative_past
PastdiroPresentdiraFuturedïr
NegativedijoPotentialdijaImperativedïj
Negative pastdijörNegative presentdijoraNegative futuredijori
Potential pastdijaroPotential futuredijariPotential presentdijär
Imperative pastdijiroImperative presentdijiraImperative futuredijïr
Imperative negativedijio

Prepositions

Lietal prepositions are aeths used as particles, placed after the word that they affect.

English I will go to the city with you. Lietal Doradali'ar lari'is fori'dïr. Construct city.to you.with to_go.future
OnikOntoikAtakInok
InsideokUnderkötWillijCanaj
CannotojTowardirToarFromor
AgainliaWithisNearsikaOutsidekia
MultipleilNoneolManyilWheneversalïd
WhereversaliraWhoeversalidaEveryonesalidaEverythingsadola
AndisHerekärBetweenkäs

Colors

Colors are built by combining lyra(speed) and lyfa(color).

English Yellow is between red and green. Lietal Lyfalök el lyfalo es lyfäl ul'käs of. Construct yellow [ red & green ].between to_be
VioletlyfaliBluelyfalokiGreenlyfäl
YellowlyfalökRedlyfaloWhitelyfasi
GreylyfäsBlacklyfaso

Numbers

Numbers are built by combining yl(counter) and ys(relation). When base10 is used, eleven is not used.

English 1, 2, 3 and 123 Lietal Al il lio es loe lira'il lio. Construct 1 2 3 & 100 10.2 3
0ol1al2il3lio
4lia56liso7lisa
8lïs9liro10lira11lïr
100loe1000lae10'000lie100'000lielo
1'000'000liela10'000'000lieli100'000'000lieso1'000'000'000liesa
10^7liesi10^8liero10^9liera10^10lieri
23 Lira'il lio. 341 Loe'lio ul'lï al. 1782 Lae ul'lisa ul'lïs il. 900'780 Lielo'liro loe'lisa ul'lïs. 29'600'000 Lieli'il liela'liro lielo'liso.

When going through a long number, one can choose to use ul instead of the next immediate zero. When one wants to talk about mathematics:

2 + 4 + 6 El il es lia es liso ul'fïs. 2.64 Il'ok lira'liso lia. 2 / 6 = 3 Fïl el il es liso ul ev of lio. 2 - 6 = -4 Fiso el il es liso ul ev of lio'dijo. dedoti

Grammar

The Lietal word order is :

QUESTION LOCATION/TIME SUBJECT'PARTICLE TOPIC'PARTICLE VERB'TENSE

Question

Question words are used at the beginning of a sentence.

English Where am I? Who are you? Lietal Jaky laro of es jäd lari of. Construct where I to_be & who you to_be
WhenjadiWhojädWhatjado
HowjafyWhichjalyWherejaky

Location

Locations are the environment of the sentence, it preceeds a sentence.

English I am at my house. Lietal Laro'tokafo'ak of. Construct I.house.at to_be

Time

Time is also part of the environment of the sentence, it preceeds a sentence.

English I will see you in the morning. Lietal Rïd'ak lari af'dïr. Construct morning.at you to_see.future

Collections

Sequences of things, or topics, can be grouped together into collections and used as a single entity.

English Between you and I. Lietal El lari es laro ul'käs. Construct [ you & I ].between

Below is another example with a different sentence structure.

English Is the house blue or red? Lietal Tokafo el lyfalo us lyfaloki ul'of. Construct house [ red | blue ].to_be

Numbers are also using collections

English The address is two hundred twenty three. Lietal Tokafo'tady el loe'il lira'lio lia ul. Construct house.name [ 100.2 10.3 4 ]

Summary

Here is an example including all of the previous lessons.

English Tomorrow, I might go to either the school, or to the library Lietal Dilai el radoti us kadoti ul fori'dijari. Construct tomorrow [ school | library ] to_go.potential_future

Practice

Below is the translation of a segment of the Little Red Riding Hood, try to see if you can make sense of it.

Vocab

ChildspeakAdultspeak ChildspeakAdultspeak
Grandmotherdarokikidarokï Motherdarokidaroki
Strangerdasudasu Woodskadadokadao
Basketdosakodosako Cloakdokitadokita
To wearfotakofotako To sayfarifari

Dokita taro lyfalo forilora.

Little Red Riding Hood Dokita taro lyfalo forilora.
Whenever she went out, the little girl wore a red riding cloakLär'forilora kia ev lär'fotako dokita el taro es lyfalo ul.
so everyone in the village called her Little Red Riding HoodDoradali'fatady lär dokita taro lyfalo forilora .
One morning, Little Red Riding Hood asked her motherRïd ev lär'faroja daroki.
if she could go to visit her grandmother as it had been awhile since they'd seen each otherDija ev laro'fori darokï'tokafo.
"That's a good idea", her mother said Daroki'fari koti el iv ul .
So they packed a nice basket for Little Red Riding Hood to take to her grandmotherEl lär es daroki ul'fïs dosako.
When the basket was ready, the little girl put on her red cloak and kissed her mother goodbyeDosako el sako ul ev el fotako dokita es fïr daroki davita ul.
"Remember, go straight to Grandma's house", her mother cautionedDaroki'farijavo lär'fori darokï'tokafo'jïr.
"Don't dawdle along the way and please don't talk to strangers!"El fori salira us fareti dasu ul'dijio.
"The woods are dangerous." Kadao el vofita ul.
liletala

Septambres

The runic characters are called the Septambres Script, the rest of the documentation will be using them. In the case where multiple Aeths are embeded into a single glyph, the characters are read from left to right, top to bottom.

li lile lileta liletala

Above is the construction of the Lietal rune.

Development

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You can improve this documentation by the means of pull requests on documentation.rb, and you can add new words with dictionaery.mh.

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