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Alignment:

Head Direction:

Number of genders:

Declensions: No

Conjugations: No

Nouns declined
according to
Case Number
Definitiveness Gender
Verbs conjugated
according to
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect


SettingEdit

Paterin (Criman Pateru) is a Paterric language belonging to the Patero-Elihic Language Family. Another famous language in this family is Elihi.

PhonologyEdit

PhonotacticsEdit

Basic GrammarEdit

Paterin (Criman Pateru) is a Nominative-Accusative language with four cases. The Nominative, Accusative, Dative and Genetive case.

PronounsEdit
Singular Nom. Acc. Dat. Gen. Plural Nom. Acc. Dat. Gen.
I Theo Meth Min Met We Deo Deth Din Det
You Sefira Seth Sin Set You Saroth Sareth Sarin Saret

He, She, It

Hor Heth Hin Het They Scor Sceth Scin Scet
VerbsEdit

Verbs in Paterin are highly regular. You can usually spot a Paterin verb right away as most of the verbs have the ending -im as well as it's position at the end of a sentence. For example, the verbs for 'to be', 'to come', 'to wait' and 'to tell' are rim, nim, unim and tayim respectively. Other less commong verb endings are -sci, -id and -at. These verbs are in the infinitive form as well as the present and affirmative. These verbs also have an easy, casual form, which involves removing the -im ending and replacing it with -a. This causes the verb to sound less formal and relaxed. Verbs take on suffixes to change tense, mood and aspects. Auxiliary verbs such as 'may', 'want', 'can' and 'should' ( sci, hest, pos and zoth respectively) come at the end of the sentence and maybe compounded with each other.

Common Verbs

give EGIM take LOHIM
say IM listen TORIM
go RUIM come ARIM
live ERIM die EZRIM


Huc ahurac lohim to min hucac basim minda Take this book and read it to me
Ser sin torim minor Even the sky listens to you
Cuithanhana ezrim mascir Everyone surely dies


Auxiliary Verbs/Pseudo Verbs
can POS need MIN
not THAR should ZOTH
want HEST could SORTH
must MUIN would MAYIL
like HO do (emphatic) ZOU
<command> MINDA uncertainty ISCOR
even MINOR definitely MASCIR


The verb RIM is quite a flexible verb in that new verbs can be created by using this verb as a base. RIM is frequently combined with adjectives to denote that the subject is that adjective. For example, the adjective for regal/king-like is Haricu and to be kingly/regal would normally become haricu rim. However, because of the high affinity for RIM to combine with other words especially adjectives, Haricu and Rim combine to become a new verb meaning to be kingly/regal/king-like, which is HARICRIM. Notice that the -u ending was dropped. Sometimes, the meaning of the adjective will change when it becomes a verb after combining with RIM. For example, Patau is the adjective for Right Side. When combined with RIM it becomes Patarim meaning to be a righty as in right-handed.

Adjective + RIM combinations
YATAU (left) + RIM (be) = YATARIM to be a lefty (writing, throwing, etc.)
UMU (alone) + RIM (be) = UMRIM to be lonely/alone
TOTU (other) + RIM (be) = TOTRIM to be the other one/to be the mistress
PATERU (paterin) + RIM (be) = PATERIM to speak paterin/to do as paterin do


Tense

There are are five tenses in Paterin: Present, Past, Future, Ancient and Eternal. The present tense consists of just the verb alone.

For example:

Sefira methan met rim You are my sister
Eril serta est Stars are in the sky (also: The star is in the sky)


  • RIM and EST both correspond to the English TO BE, however, EST is the Eternal form of RIM and is used to notify Location or Existence.

The Past Tense is created by adding the suffix -abam to the verb and describes the past from immediate to a long time ago. Depending on the situation, long time ago can mean 100 years to 1000 years. When talking past tense in the sense of someone's life, then long time ago roughly means 100 years. When talking about history, then long time ago roughly means 1000 years.

For example:

Theo sinranac midabam I saw the slaves
Hor eza cai, nimic taru rimabam The angels were sad because she died


The Future Tense is created by adding the suffix -ar to the verb and describes the immediate to long range future.

For example:

Huscin dimar ril I'll do it tomorrow!
Deo amandiltir ezaimar ril We will unite against the enemy!
  • RIL is a particle word Paterins use at the end of a sentence to express exclamation

The Ancient Tense is created by adding the suffix -abit to the verb and describes things long past. This is anything ranging from 1000 to several thousands of years ago relative to history and is used to describe time before time. The accent falls on the final syllable.

For example:

Cezulib adita ahasu rimabit The ancients have been here forever
Eril serta rimabit The stars have been in the sky


The Eternal Tense is created by adding the suffix -isai to the verb and describes things with eternal qualities or things that would normally not noticibly change. Examples are mountains, the elements or spirits.

For example:

Anuiril anuiru est Darkness is dark
Anuiril arcil est thar Darkness is not always evil

NumbersEdit

The Paterin number system is, unlike most numbering systems, based off the number 12 and its patterns. The following list lists the numbers from 0 to 12.

Mathir Patera
(Paterin Numbers)

Anc Pater Anc Pater
0 Zero Ligalir 13 Thirteen Somen So (12) + Omen (1)
1 One Omen 14 Fourteen Soel So (12) + El (2)
2 Two El 15 Fifteen Sotessa So (12) + Tessa (3)
3 Three Tessa 16 Sixteen Soscenua
4 Four Scenua 24 Twenty-Four Elso El (2) x So (12)
5 Five Galo 25 Twenty-Five Elsomen [El (2) x So (12)] + Omen (1)
6 Six Min 26 Twenty-Six Elsoel [El (2) x So (12)] + El (2)
7 Seven Sin 27 Twenty-Seven Elsotessa
8 Eight Era 36 Thirty-Six Tessaso Tessa (3) x So (12)
9 Nine Wo 37 Thirty-Seven Tessasomen [Tessa (3) x So (12)] + Omen (1)
10 Ten Elas 38 Thirty-Eight Tessasoel [Tessa (3) x So (12)] + El (2)
11 Eleven Bin 39 Thirty-Nine Tessasotessa
12 Twelve So 48 Fourty Eight Scenuaso


Here is a list of the Numbers that start at every 12th interval. This is equivalent to the decimal based system intervals of 10 such as, 10, 20, 30, 40, etc.

Mathir Patera Bindir Soa
(Paterin 12-Based Numbering System)

0 Ligalir 144 Corwe
12 So 288 Elcorwe
24 Elso 432 Tessacorwe
36 Tessaso 576 Scenuacorwe
48 Scenuaso 720 Galocorwe
60 Galoso 864 Mincorwe
72 Minso 1008 Sincorwe
84 Sinso 1152 Eracorwe
96 Eraso 1296 Wocorwe
108 Woso 1440 Elacorwe
120 Elasso 1584 Bincorwe
132 Binso 1728 Menth
144 Corwe



Here is a list of the decimal based intervals and their Paterin equivalent.

Mathir Bindir Elas

(10-Based Numbering System)

0 Ligalir 100 Erasoscenua
10 Elas 200 Corwe Galosomin
20 Soera 300 Elcorwe So
30 Elsomin 400 Elcorwe Wososcenua
40 Tessasoscenua 500 Tessacorwe Galosoera
50 Scenuasoel 600 Shenuacorwe Elso
60 Galoso 700 Shenuacorwe Elassoscenua
70 Galosoelas 800 Galocorwe Minsoera
80 Minsoera 900 Mincorwe Tessaso
90 Sinsomin 1000 Mincorwe Binsoscenua
100 Erasoscenua

DictionaryEdit


No. English
1I
2you (singular)
3he
4we
5you (plural)
6they
7this
8that
9here
10there
11who
12what
13where
14when
15how
16not
17all
18many
19some
20few
21other
22one
23two
24three
25four
26five
27big
28long
29wide
30thick
31heavy
32small
33short
34narrow
35thin
36woman
37man (adult male)
38man (human being)
39child
40wife
41husband
42mother
43father
44animal
45fish
46bird
47dog
48louse
49snake
50worm
51tree
52forest
53stick
54fruit
55seed
56leaf
57root
58bark
59flower
60grass
61rope
62skin
63meat
64blood
65bone
66fat
67egg
68horn
69tail
70feather
71hair
72head
73ear
74eye
75nose
76mouth
77tooth
78tongue
79fingernail
80foot
81leg
82knee
83hand
84wing
85belly
86guts
87neck
88back
89breast
90heart
91liver
92drink
93eat
94bite
95suck
96spit
97vomit
98blow
99breathe
100laugh
101see
102hear
103know
104think
105smell
106fear
107sleep
108live
109die
110kill
111fight
112hunt
113hit
114cut
115split
116stab
117scratch
118dig
119swim
120fly
121walk
122come
123lie
124sit
125stand
126turn
127fall
128give
129hold
130squeeze
131rub
132wash
133wipe
134pull
135push
136throw
137tie
138sew
139count
140say
141sing
142play
143float
144flow
145freeze
146swell
147sun
148moon
149star
150water
151rain
152river
153lake
154sea
155salt
156stone
157sand
158dust
159earth
160cloud
161fog
162sky
163wind
164snow
165ice
166smoke
167fire
168ash
169burn
170road
171mountain
172red
173green
174yellow
175white
176black
177night
178day
179year
180warm
181cold
182full
183new
184old
185good
186bad
187rotten
188dirty
189straight
190round
191sharp
192dull
193smooth
194wet
195dry
196correct
197near
198far
199right
200left
201at
202in
203with
204and
205if
206because
207name


Example textEdit


No. English
1I
2you (singular)
3he
4we
5you (plural)
6they
7this
8that
9here
10there
11who
12what
13where
14when
15how
16not
17all
18many
19some
20few
21other
22one
23two
24three
25four
26five
27big
28long
29wide
30thick
31heavy
32small
33short
34narrow
35thin
36woman
37man (adult male)
38man (human being)
39child
40wife
41husband
42mother
43father
44animal
45fish
46bird
47dog
48louse
49snake
50worm
51tree
52forest
53stick
54fruit
55seed
56leaf
57root
58bark
59flower
60grass
61rope
62skin
63meat
64blood
65bone
66fat
67egg
68horn
69tail
70feather
71hair
72head
73ear
74eye
75nose
76mouth
77tooth
78tongue
79fingernail
80foot
81leg
82knee
83hand
84wing
85belly
86guts
87neck
88back
89breast
90heart
91liver
92drink
93eat
94bite
95suck
96spit
97vomit
98blow
99breathe
100laugh
101see
102hear
103know
104think
105smell
106fear
107sleep
108live
109die
110kill
111fight
112hunt
113hit
114cut
115split
116stab
117scratch
118dig
119swim
120fly
121walk
122come
123lie
124sit
125stand
126turn
127fall
128give
129hold
130squeeze
131rub
132wash
133wipe
134pull
135push
136throw
137tie
138sew
139count
140say
141sing
142play
143float
144flow
145freeze
146swell
147sun
148moon
149star
150water
151rain
152river
153lake
154sea
155salt
156stone
157sand
158dust
159earth
160cloud
161fog
162sky
163wind
164snow
165ice
166smoke
167fire
168ash
169burn
170road
171mountain
172red
173green
174yellow
175white
176black
177night
178day
179year
180warm
181cold
182full
183new
184old
185good
186bad
187rotten
188dirty
189straight
190round
191sharp
192dull
193smooth
194wet
195dry
196correct
197near
198far
199right
200left
201at
202in
203with
204and
205if
206because
207name

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