Sandum Latin

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Sandum Latin

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Regulated bySandum government
Spoken inSandus
Total speakersUnknown
FamilyLatino-Faliscan
TypeArtlang

Sandum Latin was constructed by Sandum Majestum et Guillaume Unum of Sandus. It is an official language of Sandus.

Basics, Greetings, Farewells

  • Hello is Salve or Salvete. Salvete is formal, Salve is informal.
  • Bye if Ave. It is both formal and informal.
  • It, thing, etc. is Cette.
  • Yes is Ita and, sometimes, Eh. Eh is only said when speaking fast.
  • No is na, same as not.
  • Good Morning is Bonum Matinus
  • Good Afternoon is Bonum Aprenoonus
  • Good Evening is Bonum Soirus
  • Good Night is Bonum Nachus

Pronouns

Unlike many other languages, this Latin has conjugated words. Some words display that they are doing something, ex.) Tu ego parles, you speak with me. If I wanted to say I speak with you, I not only change the order but I also conjugate the word differently: Ego tum parles. Same goes with all others, such as:

Ego is I (never conjugated)

Tu is you, Tum is conjugated.

Il is he; it doesn't get conjugated, it only changes position.

Elle is she; just like Il, it doesn't get conjugated but does move position.

Nuva (unconjugated, conjugated Nuvus, Nuvum) is we, us.

Ili and Elli are they. If a group consists of boys or is mixed with boys and girls, one would use Ili (even with 50 girls, and one boy). If the group consists of just girls, one would use Elli.

Cette is it, that.

Practice

The person doing something will be bolden, I will italicize the person that thing is being done to, and I will underline the verb.

"Ili ego detestes" literally means "They I hate", or "They hate me".

"Elli ili aimes" literally means "They They love", or "The girls love the boys".

"Elle douches" literally means "She showers".

Possession

Same as pronouns, possessions are conjugated. Example: when someone would say "He eats my pizza", they would say "Il monum pizzaus manges". This is because monum is changed from "monus" to become an adjective of "pizzaus". If we wanted to change it around, so it's "I eat his pizza", it would be: "Ego il pizzaus manges". See the difference?

Monum is my

Tum is your, yours

Il is his

Elle is her, hers

Nuvum is our, ours

Ilumi and Ellumi is their, theirs

Cette is its, thats

As you can see, all of these are conjugations (besides monum) of their original forms. They, in a sentence, will become an adjective of the thing they are describing, ex.)

I will bolden the possessives, and italicize the noun that that thing is possessing. Following the phrases, I will describe how they make sense; beginning, I will add a translation. I will italicize the words used exactly in that phrase or sentence.

"Na, monum terrus est" (No, it is my land; notice "it" is not there. Truely, there is no need, the phrase monum terrus is refering to itself and est is saying that my land is my land. You can say that phrases "overlap" and "circle themselves")

"Cette, nuvum domnus est" (That, that is our house; again, nuvum domnus is self-explanatory, it overlaps and "encircles" itself)

Sentence structure

Sentences are different than in English. In English would not say "I pizza eat". Though, in Sandum Latin, one does. Simple sentences are much like this example:

--- means the thing conducting the verb, \\\ means the person that verb is being conducted to, *** means the verb, ;;; means the possession of that one thing, an adjective or a proverb, et means and.

Simple Sentences

--- + \\\ + *** = Sentence.

Ex.) Ego tum parles.


Simple Possessive Sentences or a Sentence with an adjective

--- + ;;; + \\\ + *** = Simple Possessive Sentence or a Sentence with an adjective

Ex.) Ego monum pizzaus manges.


Sentence with several adjectives

--- + ;;; + ;;; + et* + \\\ + *** = Sentence with several adjectives

Ex.) Ego vertum grandum et* ballus joues [Lit.: I, green big and ball play, but that means I play with a green and big ball]

* Notice that and comes after the adjectives.

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Sentence with several adjectives and a proverb

--- + ;;; + ;;; + et + \\\ + ;;; + *** = Sentence with several adjectives and a proverb

Ex.) Nuvus grandum spherum et pizza* rapidum manges. [Lit.: We, bid round and pizza, fast eat, but that actually means We fastly eat [a] big and round pizza]

* Notice that the Latin word for "a" (Unum, unus) is not present. That means that when speaking, the listener should INFER that you are eating a pizza, not all pizzas. If you want to say "we eat two pizzas", two would go into one of the spots for an adjective:

Nuvus grandum spherum duaum et pizza rapidum manges.