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This public article was written by Izaak, and last updated on 11 Oct 2015, 00:49.

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9. Numbers
Just some test sentences:

su tima u aiku nisalosi lae.
Zu d̃ima u aig̃u Nizalozi lae.
/zu ⁿdima u aiŋ͡gu nizalozi lae/
3SThird person singular (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
>3SThird person singular (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
go PASTPast Tense (tense)
action occurred before moment of speech
pig Nithalosia away.from LOCLocative (case)
'in, on, at' etc

The pig left Nithalosia.

su sija u aiku to^ne si^.
Zu ziŋa u aig̃u d̃oone zii.
/zu ziŋa u aiŋ͡gu ⁿdo:ne zi:/
3SThird person singular (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
>3SThird person singular (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
be PASTPast Tense (tense)
action occurred before moment of speech
pig city LOCLocative (case)
'in, on, at' etc

The pig was in the city.

su mepo u savaupa iugel em aiku a to^ne lae.
Zu meb̃o u zabaub̃a iugel em aig̃u a d̃oone lae.
/zu mem͡bo u zabaum͡ba iugel em aiŋ͡gu a ⁿdo:ne lae/
3SThird person singular (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
>3SThird person singular (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
chase PASTPast Tense (tense)
action occurred before moment of speech
crowd_people angry ADJAdjectival pig ACCAccusative (case)
TRANS direct object; patient
city away.from LOCLocative (case)
'in, on, at' etc

The angry mob chased the pig out of the city.

mahe himu!
Maɂe ɂimu!
/maʔe ʔimu/
1SFirst person singular (person)
speaker, signer, etc.; I
>2SSecond person singular (person)
addressee (you)
love
I love you.

su nuni u olej hanesage veiga.
Zu nuni u oleŋ ɂanezage beiga.
/zu nuni u oleŋ ʔanezage beiga/
3SThird person singular (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
>3SThird person singular (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
trap PASTPast Tense (tense)
action occurred before moment of speech
child well inside LOCLocative (case)
'in, on, at' etc

The child was trapped inside the well.

je hoje pi oliu pamigi em.
Ŋe ɂoŋe b̃i oliu B̃amigi em.
/ŋe ʔoŋe ᵐbi oliu ᵐbamigi em/
1SFirst person singular (person)
speaker, signer, etc.; I
>3SThird person singular (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
speak NEGNegative (polarity)
not
language ACCAccusative (case)
TRANS direct object; patient
Mbamigi ADJAdjectival
I do not speak Mbamigi.

je hoje pi oliu gausasi em.
/Ŋe ɂoŋe b̃i oliu Gauzazi em./
ŋe ʔoŋe ᵐbi oliu gauzazi em
1SFirst person singular (person)
speaker, signer, etc.; I
>3SThird person singular (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
speak NEGNegative (polarity)
not
language ACCAccusative (case)
TRANS direct object; patient
Kauzazian ADJAdjectival
I do not speak Kauzazian.

su teâta so noi u savaupa nisalosi pa aiku em.
/Zu d̃eed̃a zo noi u zabaub̃a Nizalozi b̃a aig̃u em./
zu ⁿde:ⁿda zo noi u zabaum͡ba nizalozi ᵐba aiŋ͡gu em
The Nithalosian mob roasted and ate the pig.

peno ue nenase, su suhim sage em.
/B̃eno ue nenaze, zu zuɂim zage em./
ᵐbeno ue nenaze zu zuʔim zage em
leave PASTPast Tense (tense)
action occurred before moment of speech
.PFVPerfective (aspect)
completed action
girl, 3SThird person singular (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
>3SThird person singular (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
bring fish ACCAccusative (case)
TRANS direct object; patient

The girl who brought fish left.
The girl left, she brought fish.

je somo ue ueâ vise em.
/Ŋe zomo ue uee bize em./
ŋe zomo ue ue: bize em
1SFirst person singular (person)
speaker, signer, etc.; I
>3SThird person singular (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
rule PASTPast Tense (tense)
action occurred before moment of speech
.HABHabitual (aspect)
done often or out of habit
world ACCAccusative (case)
TRANS direct object; patient

I used to rule the world.

oliu pamigi
/Oliu B̃amigi/
oliu ᵐbamigi
Mbamigi language

ji siemsi^ haj?
/Ŋi ziemzii ɂaŋ?/
ŋi ziemzi: ʔaŋ
Where am I?

am. = am.
am! = am!
am? = am?

an. = an.
an! = an!
an? = an?

aj. = aŋ.
aj! = aŋ!
aj? = aŋ?

so, je mepa io^ io^ io^ io^
je ue mepa io^, sasi sali?



hu^, hu^ hu^

Zo, ŋe meb̃a ioo ioo ioo ioo
Ŋe ue meb̃a ioo, zazi zali?

Ɂuu, ɂuu ɂuu

pesa

hoje desu pudeohij ma. io^! je jede sijaâ ohij em.

Ndoone 'Age (Anglicization)
D̃oone Ɂage (Romanization)
to^ne hage (Script)

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