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Lecrotian language
Lekrôtzjer sprák 
Pronunciation: IPA: [lekrɔː'tsjɐ 'sprɑːk]
Spoken in: Lecrotia
Total speakers: approx. 132,000
Language family:
 Lecrotian language
 
Official status
Official language of: Lecrotia
Regulated by: Kiiliinstitute
Language codes
ISO 639-1: le
ISO 639-2: lcr
ISO 639-3: lcr



General informationEdit

Lecrotian (Lekrôtzjer sprák, Ancient Lecrotian: Lekroζajë sprωk) is one of the three official languages of Lecrotia (along with Italian and Maltese), a fictional country created by TheMaster001. The language was intented to be used only for the ceremonies of the Lecrotian Tinkietist Church, but nowadays it is used in almost every context of everyday life.

Gender Cases Numbers Tenses Persons Moods Voices Aspects
Verb No No No No Yes No Yes No
Nouns No No Yes No No No No No
Adjectives Yes No Yes No No No No No
Numbers No No No No No No No No
Participles No No No No No No No No
Adverb No No No No No No No No
Pronouns No No No No No No No No
Adpositions No No No No No No No No
Article Yes No Yes No No No No No
Particle No No No No No No No No


PhonologyEdit

Lecrotian phonology is mostly taken from Germanic languages.

ConsonantsEdit

Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Pharyngeal Epiglottal Glottal
Nasal m n ɲ ŋ
Plosive p, b t, d k, g (ʔ)
Fricative θ s, z ʃ x h
Affricate v ʧ
ʤ
Approximant j w
Trill r
Flap or tap ɾ
Lateral fric.
Lateral app. l
Lateral flap

VowelsEdit

Front Near-front Central Near-back Back
Close i, y
Near-close
Close-mid e, ø o
Mid ə
Open-mid ɛ ɔ
Near-open æ
Open a ɑ

AlphabetEdit

ModernEdit

Majuscule Forms (also called uppercase or capital letters)
A Ä Á B C Ç D Ð E Ë Ě F G H I J K Ħ L M N Ñ O Ö Ô P R S Š T TZ U Ü V X Ż
Minuscule Forms (also called lowercase or small letters)
a ä á b c ç d đ e ë ě f g h i j k ħ l m n ñ o ö ô p r s š t tz u ü v x ż

AncientEdit

Majuscule Forms (also called uppercase or capital letters)
A Ä B C Ç D E Ë Ƞ F G H I J K Ϟ L M N O Ω Ɔ P R S Š T Z U Y V X Ż
Minuscule Forms (also called lowercase or small letters)
a ä b c ç d e ë η f g h i j k ϟ l m n o ω ɔ p r s š t ζ u y v x ż


IPAEdit

  • A a a
  • B b b
  • D d d
  • E e e

[1]

  • F f f
  • G g g
  • H h h
  • I i i
  • J j j
  • K k k
  • Ħ ħ x
  • L l l
  • M m m
  • N n n
  • O o o
  • P p p
  • S s s
  • T t t
  • U u u
    • Ü ü y
  • V v v
  • Z z z



DiphtongsEdit

  • ZŠ zš ʒ


GrammarEdit

Personal pronounsEdit

Personal pronouns in Lecrotian
Singular Plural
Subject Possessive Reflexive Subject Poss./Acc. Reflexive
First jäg mäg mäg vi ös ös
Second đu đäg đäg see đur đur
Third Masculine herr häg häg de däg däg
Feminine hon hög
Neutral hett hett

ArticlesEdit

The definite and indefinite articles take the following forms:

definite article
masculine feminine neutral
singular der dir de
plural ders dirs dee
indefinite article
masculine feminine neutral
singular en ena een
plural eene eena een

Possessive suffixesEdit

Lecrotian English Suffix
Jäg peenä haab. I have money. Ø (none)
Jäg peenässa haab. I have something related to money. -ssa (something related to the object)
Jäg peenälit haab. Maybe I have money. -lit (subject has/owns the object, but it's not confirmed)
Jäg peenärkka haab. I've definitely got money. -rkka (subject has/owns the object and it's confirmed)
Jäg peenäna haab. I don't have money. -na (subject does not have/own the object)
Jäg peenänuä haab. I don't have money anymore. -nuä (subject does not have/own the object anymore)
Jäg peenänee haab. I have anything but money. -nee (subject has/owns anything but the object)
Jäg peenähu haab. I'm not sure if I have money. -hu (subject is not sure about having/owning the object)

Phrasal ConstructionEdit

Lecrotian is a flexive SOV language: Red is subject, Green is verb, Blue is object.

  • Jäg áxsen epfá. (I eat an apple.)
  • Herr jägklökas kʻren jäg áxsen epfá. (He watches me while I eat an apple.)
  • Jäg đäg libä. (I love you.)

Verb Ben (to be)Edit

Ben
Person Present Past Future Pres. Subj. Past Subj. Future Subj. Imperative
Jäg bin binäsa binäri binät binätsa binätri
Ðu eeä eeäsa eeäri eeät eeätsa eeätri Eeäna!
Herr ees eesäsa eesäri eesät eesätsa eesätri
Wir sündt süntäsa süntäri süntät süntätsa süntätri Süntäna!
See aandt aantäsa aantäri aanät aanätsa aanätri Aana!
De sindt sintäsa sintäri sintät sintätsa sintätri

Verb Haaben (to have)Edit

Haaben
Person Present Past Future Pres. Subj. Past Subj. Future Subj. Imperative
Jäg haab haabäsa haabäri haabät haabätsa haabätri
Ðu haabä haabäsa haabäri haabät haabätsa haabätri Haabäna!
Herr haas haasäsa haasäri haasät haasätsa haasätri
Wir haandt haantäsa haantäri haantät haantätsa haantätri Haantäna!
See haašit haašäsa haaštäri haašät haašätsa haašätri Haašäna!
De haabödt haabäsa haabäri haabät haabätsa haabätri

Verb Döjen (to do)Edit

Haaben
Person Present Past Future Pres. Subj. Past Subj. Future Subj. Imperative
Jäg döju döjäsa döjäri döjbät döjbätsa döjbätri
Ðu döjä döjäsa döjbäri döjbät döjbätsa döjbätri Döjbäna!
Herr döjas döjäsa döjsäri döjsät döjätsa döjätri
Wir döjendt döjendtäsa döjendtäri döjendtät döjendtätsa döjendtätri Döjendtäna!
See döjašä döjašäsa döjaštäri döjašät döjašätsa döjašätri Döjašäna!
De döjodt döjodtäsa döjodtäri döjodtät döjodtätsa döjodtätri


Text examplesEdit

Modern Lecrotian English
Allěpääson ees möeleƙtenäsa zoo allě rechtä ond fraehatä in đesä Däklaracja eesklateetz one enslägdixtincja, äs in räätz, färs, säxě, sprög, reliça, politik ell'ändrä opinja, natzjonáli- ellě socialooreçän, eepašmos, gboort ell'ändrä status. Veedar, nädixtincja värr ben maƙt on deƙ grönd oov staats/territorjaspolitik-, jürisdicjare- or internatzjonálistatus vozu een pääson ghörä, eendependensäli, fäätreenä, nädäggövernüng ell'ündtää enändrä süveränitatelimitacja.

Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of the country or territory to which a person belongs, whether it be independent, trust, non-self-governing or under any other limitation of sovereignty.

Ancient Lecrotian English

Fäḑη-ωrs, zaa ηeä en Heemmä,
γaalext naam-ḑäg esse.
Reek-ḑäg koom, ḑu begωras väl,
in Erde vη in Heemmä.
Geebäna-ωrs dasḑag brääd
ond vωrgbat-ωrs ybtraan-ωs
vη vir ωsgegenybtraaningä vωrgbat.
Nävadjäna-ωrs in vηssηlsηn,
bät oos ybel leväjäna-ωrs.
Amen.

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy Name.
Thy kingdom come, thy will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread,
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

Basic wordsEdit

Lecrotian English
Hälö Hello
Hu eeä-đu? How are you?
Jäg šön Fine.
Jäg šlext I'm (feeling) bad.
Danke Thanks
Yes
Na No
Na problem! You're welcome!
Hiár Here
Dort There
Rekt Right
Link Left
Groos Big
Kleen Small/Little
Mäja/Plös More/Plus
Mindre/Minus Less/Minus
Vett With
One Without
Unskild-jäg! Excuse me!/Sorry!
Šön moorgen Good morning
Šön namidag Good afternoon
Šön naat Good night
Jäg ás... kom I come from...
Stasä Station
Straat Street/Road
Polisija Police
Ámbulanse Ambulance
Förlöše Firfighters

NumbersEdit

Lecrotian English
Noll Zero
En One
Two
Trie Three
För Four
Fäf Five
Seks Six
Septä Seven
Oktä Eight
Neen Nine
Deex Ten
Deex-en Eleven
Deex-dä Twelve
Dä-deex Twenty
Dä-deex-en Twenty-one
Trie-deex Thirty
För-deex Forty
Fäf-deex Fifty
Seks-deex Sixty
Septä-deex Seventy
Oktä-deex Eighty
Neen-deex Ninety
(En) Hondraad One Hundred

ReferencesEdit

  1. If final letter, it's to be pronounced as [ə].

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