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Dictionary

This chapter of the book will hold a list of all of the words in L'ewa as the time of this book being rendered. This may not be the most up-to-date list of words. See (TODO(Mai): ko finti le vlaste kibystu) for more words.

Root Words

blanu

blue

is blue (color)

brado

big

is big/large/great in size

brota

brother

is the/a brother of

delja

red

is red (color)

firgu

beneficial

is beneficial/nice to

flawo

tasty

is tasty/has a pleasant flavor to

flego

gray

is 50% gray (color)

glowa

grow

to grow/get larger/increase in size

grafa

grandfather

is the/a grandfather of

grama

grandmother

is the/a grandmother of

hetlo

pink

is pink (color)

kirta

Creator

is an infinite slice of an even greater infinite/our Creator/a Creator

mamta

mother

is the/a mother of

l'ewa

language

is a language

madsa

eat

eats/consumes/is eating/to eat

n'ixu

pleasant

is aesthetically pleasing to

patfu

father

is the/a father of

pu'ro

white

is white (color)

qalno

green

is green (color)

qanro

healthy

is healthy/fit/well/in good health

qa'te

fast

is fast/rapid in rate

sistu

sister

is the/a sister of

spalo

apple

is an apple

spiro

holy

is saintly/holy/morally good to

te'ra

teal

is teal (color)

tunke

uncle

is the/a uncle of

wufra

dog

is a dog

xekri

black

is black (color)

yeplo

yellow

is yellow (color)

zasko

plant

is a plant/is vegetation

Particles

mi

family: MI

me, I

the current speaker

mi'a

family: MI

we (system)

the system of the current speaker, inclusive

mi'o

family: MI

we (all)

any speaker, any listener and any others

ro

family: MI

you

the listener

ro'a

family: MI

you (+ system)

the system of the listener

ti

family: TI

this

the currently referenced object near the speaker

ta

family: TI

that

that (near listener)

tu

family: TI

that

that (far away)

ka

family: KA

subject marker

explicitly marks noun-phrase as the subject of the verb

ke

family: KA

verb marker

explicitly marks following phrase as a verb

ku

family: KA

object marker

explicitly marks following phrase as the object of the verb

lo

family: LO

a/an

indefinite article

le

family: LO

the

definite article

zo

family: JA

zero

zero

ja

family: JA

one

one

he

family: JA

two

two

xu

family: JA

three

three

ho

family: JA

four

four

qi

family: JA

five

five

gau

family: JA

nif

nif (dec 36)

to

family: JA

all

all/every

ra'o

family: JA

some

some amount of/a few

so

family: JA

how many?

how many/number question

na

family: NA

total negation

something other than, total negation

na'o

family: NA

scalar negation

the opposite of

nai

family: NA

particle negation

negation of a particular particle

qu

family: QA

past tense

marks noun phrase / verb as past tense

qa

family: QA

present tense

marks noun phrase / verb as present tense

qo

family: QA

future tense

marks noun phrase / verb as future tense

qe

family: QA

perfective aspect

marks noun phrase / verb as perfective, or completed

xi

family: XI

subject-verb separator

the optional separator between the subject and the verb, sometimes needed when it is otherwise grammatically vague

hoi

family: HOI

relative clause

creates a relative/descriptive clause giving more context to a given noun phrase, arguments should be verbs

joi

family: HOI

incidental relative clause

creates a relative/descriptive clause giving more incidental context to a given noun phrase, arguments should be verbs

ma

family: MA

what/which

used to fill a missing noun-phrase

no

family: NO

verb question

verb question, used to fill a missing/unknown verb

ke'a

family: KE'A

metaphor

metaphorically/non-literally

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