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|pronunciation= /in weːtakas naːkʷimis/
|setting=[[Verse:Tricin]]
|region = Naquiz, northern Txapoalli
|extinct = 500dd
|fam1=[[Quame languages|Quame]]
}}
'''{{PAGENAME}}''' (/ˈnɑːkwiən/ ''NAH-kwee-ən'') is a classical language of Tricin which served as the working language of Ancient [[Verse:Tricin/Naquiz|Naquiz]], or the Naquian empire. It is a Quame language with a Nāhuatl, Latin and Proto-Germanic and Nahuatl flavor. It has a rich body of literature, and is notable for being the language with the first extensive grammatical treatise in history.
It is related to [[Thensarian]], a Talman classical language.
Remove a lot of r's but not all of them
 
Cr Cl > Cl > laterals
Keep initial p/ph
 
Or: Nahuatl phonology but not phonotactics? e.g. initial ''zp, zt, zc, zqu, ztz, ztx, ztl'' but not ''zm, zn, zl'' > ''m, n, l''
*''*sl'' > ''ztl''-
 
*''pl tl kl'' > ''tl''
 
quateh = flower
Final -t > -tl
ammitī, ammiuī, ... = to live
 
naxxamō hōndah ti mīnah = thirty days and nights (lit. thirty suns and nights)
==Phonology==
Nasal-stop clusters are allowed.
 
The following initial clusters are allowed:
*'''tr tzr txr cr qur thr tzhr txhr chr quhr'''
*'''zt ztz ztł ztx zc zqu'''
===Vowels===
===Nouns===
The definite article is ''in''.
 
TODO: declension
Nouns are inflected in two numbers (singular, plural) and two cases (nominative, genitive).
====r-stems====
flower (r-stem): quatār, quatariz, quatarin, quatarīni, quataritl, quataripeh
====i-stems====
*Example, "name": ''ueliz'' (nom sg), ''uelīz'' (gen sg), ''uelīn'' (nom pl), ''uelīni'' (gen pl); ''uelitl'' (const sg); ''uelipeh'' (const pl)
*Example, "song": ''cālli'' (nom sg), ''cāllia'' (gen sg), ''cāllih'' (nom pl), ''cāllīni'' (gen pl); ''cāllitl'' (const sg); ''cālipeh'' (const pl)
Example, "name": ''ueliz'' (nom sg), ''uelīz'' (gen sg), ''uelīn'' (nom pl), ''uelīni'' (gen pl); ''uelitl'' (const sg); ''uelipeh'' (const pl)====u-stems====
"fire" (w-stem): ''ztūz'', ''ztūīz'', ''ztūīn'', ''ztūīni'', ''ztūitl'', ''ztūipeh''
 
Example, "song": ''cālli'' (nom sg), ''cāllia'' (gen sg), ''cāllih'' (nom pl), ''cāllīni'' (gen pl); ''cāllitl'' (const sg); ''cālipeh'' (const pl)
 
===Adjectives===
*quarātl, quarālli, quarātliz = moral
====Personal affixes====
=====Active=====
past tense: ''cheppātī, cheppāzī, cheppīcheppē, cheppīzcheppēz, cheppamir, cheppantir, cheppaquir, cheppauir''
present tense: ''cecheppān, cecheppār, cecheppā, cecheppāz, cecheppāmeh, cecheppanti, cecheppaqui, cecheppatl''
=====Mediopassive=====
past tense: ''cheppāuetī, cheppāuezī, cheppauīcheppauē, cheppauīzcheppauēz, cheppauemir, cheppauentir, cheppauequir, cheppauetłircheppauetlir''
present tense: ''cecheppāuen, cecheppāuer, cecheppāue, cecheppāuez, cecheppāuimehcecheppāuemeh, cecheppauenti, cecheppauequi, cecheppauitl''
present subjunctive: ''cheppāuen, cheppāuer, cheppāue, cheppāuez, cheppāuimehcheppāuemeh, cheppauinti, cheppauiquicheppauequi, cheppāuitl''
past subjunctive: ''cheppāuetēn, cheppāurtērcheppāuetēr, cheppāurtē, cheppāuetēz, cheppāurtēmehcheppāuetēmeh, cheppāuetēnti, cheppāuetēqui, cheppāuetētl
====Participles====
*''-ācaz'' = nominalizer (~ Thens. ''-ācos'')
*''-ātl, -ālli, -ātliz'' = adjectivizer
*''-imin, -imi, -imiz'' = adjectivizer
*''-pan, -pā, -paz'' = nominalizer
==Syntax==
===Constituent order===
OVSSVO, postpositions, gen-noun / noun-gen, adj-noun.
===Subordinate clauses===
*''neh'' = complememtizer (related to ''-n'' in Thensarian relativizer ''rin'')
==See also==
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