Láadan

Conjugate Verbs

Facts

  • Language: Láadan
  • Created: 1982
  • Alternate names:
  • Language code:
  • Language family: Conlang
  • Script: Latin script

Introduction

Láadan is a constructed language created by Suzette Haden Elgin, Ph.D., currently of the Ozark Center for Language Studies in Arkansas, USA. She created it in preparation of her science fiction novel, Native Tongue, about a future American society in which the language would be used.

The verb

The verb is conjugated according to the number of speakers: singular (1), Several (2-4), and Many (5+).

Sample verb: lith

Present

Singularlith
Several (2-4)melith
Many (5+)melith