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Basic GrammarEdit

PhonologyEdit

Vowels
Letter IPA Example
a [a] father
e [e] met
i [ɪ] bit
o [ʌ] note; unrounded
u [ɯ] boot; unrounded
y [ə] but
Consonants
Letter IPA Example
b [b] bat
d [d] door
c [ʃ] shoe
f [f] fall
g [ɡ] goat
h [h] happy
j [ʒ] pleasure
k [k] kitten
l [l] lock
m [m] hum
n [n] new
p [p] pot
s [s] sat
tc [tʃ] chew
t [t] tall
ts [ʦ] cats
v [v] vat
z [z] zebra
[ [] like "l" but fricative
t[ [] [ pronounced with t; Like klingon "tlh"

TonesEdit

There are three tones in Mpaora.

Example
Neutral tone be
High tone b^e
Low (creaky) tone b.e

NounsEdit

Nouns always start with a consonant. There is no number.

Affix Example Meaning
Vocative/Imperative jo- jopa! enu kaosu You there! Go home.
Objective -hu oska kl'a muhu. The animal ate the bug.
Indirect Object -to
Instrumental -be oska so leskalobe I ate using a spoon.

Locative Case

Preposition prefix Example Meaning
in klo- klokaosu in the house.
on ke- kekaosu on the house.
from/at kvo- kvokaosu from/at the house.
into kve- kvekaosu into the house.

Gender

Gender Prefix
Person/Being flo/l
Living thing ko/ kl
non living thing/inanimate object t[e/t[
Food/edible things tla/tl
Abstraction wa/w
Other/unknown/borrowed xy/x

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