Mochadian

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Mochadian Language
Leng Mokadeòn
Mochadianlengvex.png
Pronunciation /moʊkeɪdiʌn/
Created by Mocha2007
Setting
Date 2011
Native speakers 1  (2013)
Language family
Default
  • Mochadian Language
Writing system Mochadian Alphabet
Official status
Official language in Mochadian Empire
Recognised minority language in Fluffian Empire, Canon Empire
ISO 639-3 mok

Mochadian was the first conlang I created. After I originally created it, I abandoned it for a couple years and later decided to use it for a project I have created to simulate a galaxy at war.

Background

The primary users of this language are the Mochadians, a previously warlike race that now dominates nearly half the Mochadian galaxy (Hence the name), but has since calmed down a bit... for now. Mochadians hold change and simplicity very deep in their morals, and that has caused the Mochadian language to go through many different stages during it's evolution. Ever since the galaxy started to expand, the need for a standardized Mochadian language was high, so it hasn't changed much since the Mochadians' expansion. Mochadian is basically the equivalent of esparanto or interlingua, but for the old Mochadian languages.

Orthology and Phonology

Quick summary:

Mochadian Alphabet
Letter MOK A.png  MOK À.png  MOK Á.png  MOK B.png  MOK D.png  MOK E.png  MOK È.png  MOK É.png  MOK F.png  MOK G.png  MOK H.png  MOK I.png  MOK Í.png  MOK K.png 
Pronunciation (IPA) /eɪ/ /æ/ /a/ /b/ /d/ /i/ /j/ /ε/ /f/ /ɡ/ /h/ /aɪ/ /ɪ/ /k/
 
Letter MOK L.png  MOK M.png  MOK N.png  MOK O.png  MOK Ò.png  MOK P.png  MOK R.png  MOK S.png  MOK Ś.png  MOK T.png  MOK U.png  MOK Ù.png  MOK Ú.png  MOK V.png 
Pronunciation (IPA) /l/ /m/ /n/ /oʊ/ /ʌ/ /p/ /r/ /s/ /z/ /t/ /ju/ /u/ /ʊ/ /v/

There are 28 phonemes written with 19 letters and 9 accentuated letters. Accentuated letters do not count as proper letters.

Phonotactics

The only rule is that you cannot double vowels. There are absolutely NO exceptions whatsoever, under ANY circumstance where letters are pronounced different than normal. Each letter has exactly ONE pronunciation.

Grammar and Syntax

Here are the rules I've set in stone:

  1. All nouns end with a consonant.
  2. Plural forms of nouns are attained by adding the suffix -a.
  3. All verbs end with a vowel.
  4. To indicate past tense, -n is used. The present tense is unmarked.
  5. For now, until I complete the grammar, the word order will follow English.
  6. Adjectives may come before or after nouns.

Morphology

Still working on this, however I have a general idea that prefixes and suffixes would be added to change word meanings, such as, for example, 'an-' for negation.

Dictionary

The only words other than below that I've developed are 'Mokadeòn' (Of Mochadia), 'Mokadeò' (Mochadia), 'ét' (And), 'és' (Is), 'én' (In) 'da' (Of), 'ùn' (A), 'la' (Tha), 'ád' (At), 'no' (No), and 'à' (Or). I'm still thinking about everything else. After writing several sample texts, it has become apparent that words often do not surpass three letters. Here are some demonstrative sentences I have created:

“Sùp ùn kol, ùn ov da no làn ven kàba”

“Kíd és hàk lok da múlt míràra?”

“I hù ád là lùn, ét sà én là med da ùn astà pomér.”

“Éspas: là lemas fín.”

“Là rùmora és vé! Tù ví!”

“I háb pàse ámeka.”

“Là grà rùb kan ko kàr.”

“Śeo, ùn, dù, trà, kùà, kùí, sas, sép, àk, nov, dék, dékùn, dékdù, déktrà, dékkùà, dékkùí, déksas, déksép, dékàk, déknov, dùdak…”

“La ùno di da la kùào lùn és ùn bon di.”

Person Case
Nominative Accusative Genitive
M F N M F N M F N
First Person Singular i me
Second Person Singular tùm tùr
Third Person Singular íl ílò ílú èòm èám ím èòs èás íse
First Person Plural ùe òs nos
Second Person Plural tùs tùms tùrs
Third Person Plural íme ímò ímú emèòm emèám mím emèòs emèás míse