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Syaqin Aren: A Beginner's Guide, Part IVa: Verb Conjugation

As you may have guessed by now, Syaqin aren is a highly inflected language, meaning that it uses lots of different word endings to alter the meaning of any given word. This is as true with verbs as it was with nouns.

Here is a list of verb endings for each tense:

Present (e.g. I do):

Person

Ending

1st Person Singular (I)

-u

2nd Person Singular (you)

-ur

3rd person singular (he/she/it)

-uin

1st person plural (we)

-e

2nd person plural (you)

-er

3rd person plural

-ein

Present Progressive (e.g. I am doing):

Person

Ending

1st person singular

-ulu

2nd person singular

-ulur

3rd person singular

-uluin

1st person plural

-ule

2nd person plural

-uler

3rd person plural

-ulein

Perfect Past (e.g. I did):

Person

Ending

1st person singular

-adu

2nd person singular

-adur

3rd person singular

-aduin

1st person plural

-ade

2nd person plural

-ader

3rd person plural

-adein

Imperfect Past (e.g. I was doing):

Person

Ending

1st person singular

-alu

2nd person singular

-alur

3rd person singular

-aluin

1st person plural

-ale

2nd person plural

-aler

3rd person plural

-alein

Perfect Future (e.g. I will do):

Person

Ending

1st person singular

-idu

2nd person singular

-idur

3rd person singular

-iduin

1st person plural

-ide

2nd person plural

-ider

3rd person plural

-idein

Imperfect Future (e.g. I will be doing):

Person

Ending

1st person singular

-ilu

2nd person singular

-ilur

3rd person singular

-iluin

1st person plural

-ile

2nd person plural

-iler

3rd person plural

-ilein

The following additional endings also exist:

Infinitive (to do) stem-u
Imperative (do!) stem-adu
Present participle (doing) stem-adi

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