• Language: Sona
  • Created: 1935
  • Alternate names:
  • Language code: cson
  • Language family: Conlang
  • Script: Latin script


Sona is an international auxiliary language created by Kenneth Searight and described in a book he published in 1935. The word Sona in the language itself means "auxiliary neutral thing", but the name was also chosen to echo "sonority" or "sound".

The verb

A certain number of radicals, about 90, are intrinsically verbal, such as da to do, ka lead, ba strike, zi be, zia stand, etc., but nearly every radical can be verbalised by da, much as in English we can turn nouns into verbs.