“Acnoc!” — Conlang Featured Word — Tenu Tendana

To Know Sumthin’ From Proto-Indo-European, Tenu Tendana inherits *ǵn̥h₃-sḱé- (“know”) in the form acnocerei. Like all regular verbs, acnocerei may be inflected in the usual ways, i.e. eio acnocu (“I know”), keia acnoceth (“She knows”), acnocensei esth (“[it] is [a] knowing”). However, Tenu Tendana has a common slang expression in acnoc, which irregularly and illegally just chops the verb stem off and throws it away. A […]

Tenu Tendana — An Indo-European a Posteriori Conlang

Conlang Facts Conlang Type: A Posteriori Language Family: Indo-European Script: Native script unknown, readily romanized (‘How convenient this should chance to be so’ says the conlanger!) Mission: To create a fictional romanesque mediterranean language for use in an alternate history fantasy novel. Lexemes-so-far: 200-250 Tenu Tendana Samples acnocerei alo wicerei alo esth   eio sei hiven nivenetar. acthe vwei […]