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The main sentence structure (for 0-4) is:

  • màsun-: singular demonstrative prefix ("this") or mssùran-: plural demonstrative prefix ("these")
  • tsólukoi: person (noble noun) or tsóluyal: persons (plural noun)
  • trashóm: to know how to do something
  • dóm: to speak, utter
  • dopál: continuative verbal aspect indicator (equivalent to the present participle formation suffix in English; only in the plural case)
  • tla-: accusative (locative) prefix, marking the object of the verb
  • tsolyáni: the language

For the levels, the match is imperfect; the verbal attitude prefixes were used as follows:

  • 0: (cannot read or write...) , the negative adverb
  • 1: (can read and write basic...) chi-, "to act clumsily"
  • 2: (can read and write intermediate...) no prefix (default mode)
  • 3: (can read and write fluently...) dhu-, "to act gracefully"
  • 4: (can read and write at a near-native level...) kho-, "to act nobly"

The N (read and write at a native level...) sentence structure is:

  • màsun-: singular demonstrative prefix ("this")
  • tsólu-: person (stem) or mssùran-: plural demonstrative prefix ("these")
  • -mra-: possessive infix
  • -koi: noble noun suffix or -yal: plural noun suffix
  • parshélin: first
  • daritsánikh: language
  • tsolyáni: the language
  • guál : is