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The gender of the nouns in umbrean is not read from the acctual base form of the noun but something inherent and is semantic most of the times. Semantic gender means that the gender of the noun is decieded more or less by what it refers to rather than arbitrarily decieded by the speakers. The gender is decieded through an hierarchical tree of questions.

Living: "Is it alive?" If so it belongs here, these typicly refer to living beings, parts of living things or the like.

Artificial: "is it created by living things?" If so it belongs here, these typicly refer to things made by living things, machines, tools, houses and the like.

Non-moving: "Does the thing remain unmoving yet isn't artificial?" If so it belongs here, these typicly refer to geographical features, natural things that isn't of biological origin, ex stones, mountains, beaches.

Magical: "Does it move despite not being alive or cannot fit elsewhere?" If so it belongs here, these typicly refer to things of magic, things upon the heaven, the untouchable, the unreachable, the abstractions.


Case Desription:
Ergative Ref The grammatical case that identifies the subject of a transitive verb in ergative-absolutive languages
Accusative Acc The grammatical case used to mark the direct object of an transitive verb
Intransitive Int The grammatical case used in some languages to mark the subject of an transitive verb
Postpositional Pst The grammatical case primarely used for postpositional phrases
Reflexive Ref The grammatical case used to define the subject which is acting upon itself and
hence is both subject and object, also used for middle voice



Paucal: Paucal refer to a few of the item in question. Usually the quantity between two and as many as you can count instantly with your eye. An exception to this is very specific items that almost always occure in the same quantity in which it refers to that specific quantity and none-other.

Body-parts: Body parts comes in two so Paucal refer to two then, in cases of three or more plural is used.



The manner in which they are declined according to these criterias are through circumfixes[*] which goes at the begining and end of the word, though some circumfixes are nulled on their prefix part or suffix part.