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The Prussian Language (WIP right now)

[tr][td][b]Spoken in:[/b][/td][td]Prussia[/td][/tr]
[tr][td][b]Speakers:[/b][/td][td]About 50 million[/td][/tr]
[tr][td][b]Lingustic Definition:[/b][/td][td][list][*]Indo-European Languages[*]Germanic Languages[*]West-Germanic Languages[*][b]Prussian[/b][/td][/tr][/list]
[tr][td][b]Official Languages in:[/b][/td][td][list][*]The Soviet German Union

The Prussian Language (short: pru) is part of the Germanic language family inside the Indo-European Languages.

Prussian is a pretty big language. Sadly, only Prussian citizens can actually speak Prussian, outside Prussia there was little amount of speakers, except for the province of Bromberg at the border.

The Prussian language is put into 3 different lines: High-German (used for official documents), Standardized Prussian (used for general documents like newspapers and co.) and unstandardized Prussian dialects around Prussia (used for only familiar speaking).

[floatleft][box][b][size=115]Table of Content[/b][/size]
[list][*][b][url=#1]1. Standard Prussian[/url][/b]
[list][*][url=#11]1.1. The Prussian Alphabet[/url]
[*][url=#12]1.2. Verbs and Conjugation[/url]
[*][url=#13]1.3. Grammar[/url]
[list][*][url=#131]1.3.1. Types of Words[/url]
[*][url=#132]1.3.2. Forms of Words[/url]
[*][url=#133]1.3.3. Syntax[/url]
[*][url=#133]1.3.3. Other Vocabulary[/url][/list]
[*][url=#14]1.4. Basic Vocabulary[/url][/list]
[*][url=#2][b]2. Dialects[/b][/url][/list]

[floatleft][b][size=140][anchor=1][/anchor]1. Standard Prussian[/b][/size]

[b][size=120][anchor=11][/anchor]1.1. The Prussian Alphabet[/b][/size]

This is the whole Prussian Alphabet, without phonetics:

a , b , c , d , e , f , g , h , i , j , k , l , m , n , p , q , r , s , t , u , v , w , x , z , ä , ö , ü , š , ŝ , ž

A , B , C , D , E , F , G , H , I , J , K , L , M , N , O , P , Q , R , S , T , U , V , W , X , Y , Z , Ä , Ö , Ü , Š , Ŝ , Ž

As for how you speak them, the first 29 are the same as in the German Language. Then, the š is spoken out "sh", the ŝ "sp" (Like in German), and the ž "tz" or "zt" (depends on the word, like in German).

[b][size=120][anchor=12][/anchor]1.2. Verbs and Conjugation[/b][/size]

In the Prussian Language, there exist 6 different persons. Then, there also exist 4 different modes, with in total 10 times. [u]Note:[/u] In Prussian, there are no irregular verbs.

As example, we shall take the verb "Haten" (to have)

[b][size=110]Präsens Indikativ[/size][/b] 

[b]Präsens[/b] (Present Simple)

[spoiler=Präsens Conjugation][table][tr][td]Person[/td][td]Verb[/td][/tr]
[tr][td]Iks (I)[/td][td]hats[/td][/tr]
[tr][td]Dišs (You)[/td][td]hats[/td][/tr]
[tr][td]Ers (He)[/td][td]hats[/td][/tr]
[tr][td]Wirt (We)[/td][td]hatt[/td][/tr]
[tr][td]Ihrt (You)[/td][td]hatt[/td][/tr]
[tr][td]Sirt (They)[/td][td]hatt[/td][/tr][/table][/spoiler]

As rule, the verb in the Präsens is: (Infinitiv - Ending) + Last Letter of the Subject

[b][size=110]Indikativ Vergangenheit[/size][/b] (Past [mode])

[Spoiler=Vergangenheits Conjugation][table][tr][td][b]Perfekt I.[/b] (Past Composed I.)[/td][td][/td][td][/td][td][b]Perfekt II.[/b] (Past Composed II.)[/td][td][/td][td][/td][/tr]
[tr][td][b]Person[/b][/td][td][b]Verb (auxiliary)[/b][/td][td][b]Verb (participle past)[/b][/td][td][b]Person[/b][/td][td][b]Verb (auxiliary)[/b][/td][td][b]Verb (participle past)[/b][/td][/tr]

As rule, the verb in the Perfekt I. is: Auxiliary Verb (Präsens) + (Participle Past + En), and the Perfekt II. is: Auxiliary Verb (Präteritum) + (Participle Past + En)

[b][size=110]Indikativ Präteritum[/size][/b] (Present [mode])

[b]Präteritum[/b] (Past Simple)

[tr][td]Iks [/td][td]hatenss[/td][/tr]
[tr][td]Dišs [/td][td]hatenss[/td][/tr]
[tr][td]Ers [/td][td]hatenss[/td][/tr]
[tr][td]Wirt [/td][td]hatenst[/td][/tr]
[tr][td]Ihrt [/td][td]hatenst[/td][/tr]
[tr][td]Sirt [/td][td]hatenst[/td][/tr][/table][/spoiler]

As rule, the verb in the Präteritum is: (Infintiv + S) + Last Letter of the Subject


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