CLS IV: Noun Declension

Yeah, yeah, I left you hanging for two weeks.  Happens.  With luck I’ll be able to post again tomorrow.

Anyway, nouns in CLS are either masculine, feminine, or neutral.  Just like in the real world, these classifications do not matter.  In fact, their only purpose is to fuck with you.

Nouns are also either singular, dual, or plural.  English has both singular and plural, but not dual forms of nouns.  Dual means that, if that noun case is used, there are two of whatever.  Thus, Zeg darta therä – “demon hates me” (I didn’t use ‘a’ because we haven’t gotten to that yet and it would just confuse you), while Zegr darta theräe – “two demons hate me”, Zëg darta theräe – “demons[more than two] hate me”. If either the dual or the plural is used, the conjugation of the verb changes.

Anyway, for translations of the words used: Dath, Datha, Dathel – fire, fires[two], fires[more than two]; Bvüd, Bvüdf, Bvüda – house, houses[two], houses[more than two]; Zeg, Zegr, Zëg – demon, demons[two], demons[more than two].

With luck tomorrow there shall be a post.  Good day, and god be with you I hope you drown.

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2 Comments

  1. pieboy said,

    January 13, 2008 at 12:42 am

    I’m pretty sure a lot of languages have had dual numbers, but they tend to decay and get absorbed into plural.

    This is a really ugly language.

  2. tuskedchimp said,

    January 13, 2008 at 1:38 am

    Yah. Silly languages.

    Acceptable.


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