Add morphological derivations master
authorJason Self <j@jxself.org>
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 02:59:03 +0000 (19:59 -0700)
committerJason Self <j@jxself.org>
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 02:59:03 +0000 (19:59 -0700)
Language/language.md

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@@ -84,7 +84,8 @@ Phonological rules (in order of application):
 
 * 'h' turns into 'g' before a 'b'.
 
-### Grammar
+Grammar
+-------
 
 Sentence order: Sentence order is Subject-Verb-Object-Oblique.
 
@@ -96,4 +97,29 @@ Gender in nouns: Nouns have no gender.
 Adpositions: Postpositions. The preferential order of postpositional 
 phrases is Time-Manner-Place:
 
-> "I am travelling on Monday [time] by car [manner] to Seoul [place]."
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+> "I am travelling on Monday [time] by car [manner] to Seoul [place]."
+
+### Morphological derivations
+
+Entries follow the format of:
+
+-   Pattern
+-   Prefix/Suffix
+-   /pronunciation/
+
+Pronunciation is based on the International Phonetic Alphabet:
+<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Phonetic_Alphabet>
+
+Noun-to-verb: Prefix: j(u)- /dʒ(u)-/
+Verb-to-noun: Suffix: -(i)x /-(i)x/
+Noun-to-adjective: Prefix: lu- /lʊ-/
+Adjective-to-noun: Prefix: lu- /lʊ-/
+Adjective-to-adverb: Suffix: -(e)b /-(e)b/
+Verb-to-adjective: Suffix: -(u)sh /-(ɨ)ʃ/
+
+Diminutive: Suffix: -(u)ne /ɨne/
+Augmentative: Suffix: -(e)hu /ehɨ/
+
+Agent noun (e.g. paint to painter): Suffix: -(u)hu /uhʊ/
+
+Place of (e.g. wine to winery): Suffix: -(u)kse /ɨkse/
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