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Pākíka - IE lang

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Pākíka is my newest attempt for an IE a-posteriori lang.
I don't know its location yet. To include the features that I nowadays want to add all my conlangs, it must have some substrate influence from an unknown source.

Some features:

Phonological:
- PIE "aspirated voiced plosives" merge with "voiced plosives", like in Celtic, Balto-Slavic and Iranic (?). (Later they develop to fricatives and end up to a system similar to that of modern Greek.)
- Vowels are conservative. PIE *e, *o, and *a/h2e appear as /e/, /o/, and /a/.
- PIE tone are lost. Pākíka develops new long vowels/tones. (V+nasal => long vowels with a slightly lowering tone <ā> V+*s => long vowel with a rising tone <á>.)
- I am not sure of Satem/Centum. Anyways palatalized/labialized velars don't appear as anything interesting.

Morphological:
- Four old cases: Nominative (-s or rising tone for animates, bare stem for inanimates), Accusative (bare stem), Dative-Locative (-i that is often fused with the theme vowel), Genitive-Ablative (-e or vowel alternations).
- Two new cases: Comitative (-k/ke (?) from PIE *kwe), Essive (from the copula verb *esti)
- Verbs are very innovative (basically a system I developed for an a-priori lang). Two aspects (Habitual-Iterative and Nonhabitual), tree tense-moods (Nonpast, Past, Subjunctive), two degrees of control (1) (Control and Noncontrol).
- Adjectives are Genitives of abstract nouns ("man of honor").




(1) Control has roughly the same semantic implications (aspectual, volitional) as a split alignment without any changes in syntax.
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*Satem/Centum
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Bog or Gott or Theos?
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eldin raigmore wrote: 04 Sep 2020 20:13 Bog or Gott or Theos?
I think it will be deus~Zeus (Sanskrit devah might be a cognate too.)

In Pākíka, it is something like <zīus> [zi:us] or <zīos> [zi:os].
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Fist attempt for the declensions
There is still much to do with development of the vowels, so the declension is preliminary, as well.


The o-declension

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ekos 'horse, stallion' 
Singular 
NOM 	ekos 
ACC 	eko < eko: < eko-m
GEN-ABL eku < eku: < eko: <eko:-d 
LOC-DAT eki < eki: < eko-i
ESS 	ekút < ekust < eko:st < ekos-est 
COM	ekok < eko-ke
Plural 
NOM 	ekes 
ACC 	eke
GEN-ABL ?
LOC-DAT ?
ESS 	ekét < ekest < eke:st < ekes-est 
COM	ekek < eke-ke

A-thematic declension

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vír 'person' 
Singular 
NOM	vír < visr < vir-s  	 (much analogy)
ACC 	vīr < virm < vir-m	(much analogy)
GEN-ABL	vīre 
LOC-DAT	vīri 
ESS	vírt ~ vīrét < vir-est  	
COM	vīrke < vir-ke 
Plural 
NOM	 	
ACC 	
GEN-ABL ?
LOC-DAT ?
ESS 	
COM	
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Fist attempt for the declensions
Fist attempt?
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eldin raigmore wrote: 07 Sep 2020 20:11
Fist attempt for the declensions
Fist attempt?
I guess it'll not be the final version.
I don't even know if /o/ is mid-low or mid-high, which will be distinct in Pākíka.
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Omzinesý wrote: 07 Sep 2020 22:27
eldin raigmore wrote: 07 Sep 2020 20:11
Fist attempt for the declensions
Fist attempt?
I guess it'll not be the final version.
I don't even know if /o/ is mid-low or mid-high, which will be distinct in Pākíka.
Sorry, I should have included a ;-) emoji.

I think you weren’t saying your attempt wasn’t an open-palmed attempt.

I think you meant to say your next attempt would be the second.

First rather than fist.

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I’ve been watching Aisha Tyler’s “Inside ‘The Boys’”; so the “fist” caught my attention.
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looks nice (:

also the name looks kinda Polynesian, which makes me wonder if you are planning on a polynesian-sounding IE language, but judging from the samples you have made, it seems to not be Polynesian-inspired.
I prefer to not be referred to with masculine pronouns and nouns such as “he/him/his”.
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