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Khuamnisht
K̔uamništ
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Setting Verse:Lõis
Region Kyrgyzstan, parts of Uzbekistan
Language family
Indo-European
Writing system Latin script
ISO 639-3


K̔uamništ (natively K̔uamništ goč̔ /kʰuəmniʃt goʰtʃ/) is an Azalic language. It is significantly more agglutinative than English.

Morphology

Nouns

Chuaimisc nouns fall into three declension classes. First declension nouns pluralize by slenderizing their final consonants, and second declension nouns pluralize by adding final -e. Most nouns belong to the third declension, where nouns pluralize in -t or -et.

Nouns in Chuaimisc have ten cases: ergative, absolutive, genitive, dative, instrumental, comitative, essive, locative, translative and distributive.

Verbs

Verb conjugation
Weak: lov 'love' Strong: bent 'bind' Semi-strong: k̔olt 'grasp'
Imperative lov! bent! k̔olt!
Present lovaš bentaš k̔oltaš
Preterite ollovaš ebbentaš okk̔oltaš
Subjunctive (PAz irrealis + *wekw-) ollovač̔aš ebbentač̔aš okk̔oltač̔aš
Future (PAz irrealis + *h2el-) lovlaš bentlaš k̔oltlaš
Perfect (PAz stative + *steh2-) lovt̔aš bentt̔aš k̔oltt̔aš
Pluperfect (PAz stative + *ste-steh2-) lovsat̔aš bentsat̔aš k̔oltsat̔aš
Active part. lovnt̔ bentnt̔ k̔oltnt̔
Passive part. lovad bentad k̔oltad