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Westspraak
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Alignment
Head direction
Tonal No
Declensions No
Conjugations No
Genders
Nouns decline according to...
Case Number
Definiteness Gender
Verbs conjugate according to...
Voice Mood
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Classification and DialectsEdit

Westspraak is meant to serve as an auxiliary language for speakers of any Western Germanic language. The language borrows heavily from English, German, Dutch, and Afrikaans, with some minor influences from West Frisian and Low German.

PhonologyEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Pharyngeal Epiglottal Glottal
Nasal
Plosive
Fricative
Affricate
Approximant
Trill
Flap or tap
Lateral fric.
Lateral app.
Lateral flap

VowelsEdit

Front Near-front Central Near-back Back
High i u
Near-high ɪ ʊ
High-mid e o
Mid ə
Low-mid ɛ ɔ
Near-low
Low a ɑ

PhonotacticsEdit

Writing SystemEdit

Letter
Sound
Letter
Sound
Letter
Sound

GrammarEdit

The grammar of Westspraak is relatively simple and borrowed heavily off of other West Germanic languages, with nouns and verbs being derived mostly from German and Dutch, and the syntax mainly after English and Afrikaans.

Pronouns Edit

Nouns Edit

VerbsEdit

All verbs in Westspraak have either an -n or -en ending in the infinitive form. To form the present tense of a regular verb, simply drop the ending. No additional conjugation is needed. This works for all verbs except a few irregular verbs such as sein, kunnen, and sullen.

drinken (to drink)
ik drink wie drink
du drink jie drink
hie/schie/it drink sie drink

SyntaxEdit

LexiconEdit

Example textEdit

Ons Fadder, wa is in de Himmel. Geheilig word dein Naam. Dein Reik kom, Dein Wil geschied, Hu on de Eerd, so on de Himmel. Geev ons Fondag ons dagleik Brood, and fergeev ons ons Schuld,  hu eek wie fergeev ons Schulders. And leid ons niet in Fersuking, Aver ferlos ons fon de Evil. Amen