Conlang Relay 17/Khangaþyagon
halut modut dahiuf glaf u sulving yi rik. belut modut hrabvlantingar iður glafuz, beb rafking rik yi. halilðen omtapinguf rik glafol. miryaging glaf beb yetolwaning dahingufar glafar dirsar allbkannit glafart, beb kiratingar yir lormont. trinning glaf rik halutar damzutar. belbanut kharmlbanut anguding rik.
The evil horse
Once there was a horse that belonged to a man. One day the horse's eyes grew red, and the man killed it. Afterwards the man was attacked by the horse. The horse called and suddenly there were a thousand other horses with it, and they chased the owner. The horse bit the man many times. On that fateful day the man died.
VSO, agglutinating. Adjectives follow the noun they qualify and agree with them. Numerals do not inflect for plurality, since they are already intrinsicly plural. Predicative adjectives compound with the verb. Adverbs agree with the verb.
Nouns may be followed by segunakar (suffixes, literally follow-parts) of six ranks, given in the order which they follow the rood, of which the following are found in the text modsegunakar(1st rank)- deixis markers
densegnunakar (second rank)- Proximity markers. Indicate how closely the marked noun is associated with another noun
radsegunakar (third rank) - relative position
karvsegunakar (fourth rank) - sense of motion. Not used in this text sintsegunakar (fifth rank) - abstract.
- by (istrumental)
bantsegunakar (sixth rank) - number
Verbs are obligatorily followed by a person, participal or infinitive segunak
- 3rd person
- present participal (can also act as an agent noun)
The following segunakar appear in the text Tense
- forms adjectives in the sense "Characterised by"
- forms adverbs in the sense "in such a manner"
The head of a compound appears last
(in bukhstav order)
- such that
- wicked, evil
- belong to
- call (n)
- chase, pursue
- y+person ending
- personal pronoun