Language: Uhjayi Pre-Root Vocabulary

Personal Pronouns

I = n/a
me (indirect only) = eso
you singular = jiri
you plural = ha jiri
it (gender unimportant) = nen
it (gender atypical) = keh nen
he = hes nen
she = da nen
they (gender unimportant) = ha nen
they (all male) = ha hes nen
they (all female) = ha da nen
they (gender mixed) = ha keh nen
we/us (me and singular you) = lonjiri, jirilon
we/us (me and it) = lonnen, nenlon
we/us (me and plural you) = ha lonjiri, ha jirilon
we/us (me and them) = ha lonnen, ha nenlon
you (you singular and it) = jirilonnen, nenlonjiri
you (you plural and it / you singular and them) = ha jirilonnen, ha nenlonjiri
we/us (me and singular you and singular it) = esojirinen, esonenjiri, jiriesonen, jirineneso, nenjirieso, nenesojiri
we/us (me and singular you and them / me and plural you and it) = ha esojirinen, ha esonenjiri, ha jiriesonen, ha jirineneso, ha nenjirieso, ha nenesojiri


alpha (leader of an inlanlu pack) = kikeh
alpha male = kikeh miri, hes kikeh
alpha female = kikeh tihgeh, da kikeh
alpha (leader of an atihresi pack) = shunoni
lead mare (of an ehsora herd) = imiri
lead stallion (of an ehsora herd) = rinah
beta (second rank in an inlanlu pack) = himore
beta male = himore miri, hes himore
beta female = himore tihgeh, da himore
gamma (combat leader in an inlanlu pack) = folanu
gamma male = folanu miri, hes folanu
gamma female = folanu tihgeh, da folanu
guard (one of the elite warriors of an inlanlu pack) = amuya
elite (one of the finest warriors of an atihresi pack) = daliya
packmate/subordinate (in an inlanlu pack) = jho
loner (individual bereft of a pack) = shushure

Parts of Speech

abulo = indicative of a neutral question
adiru = what/which? (as a noun/pronoun)
ashodi = how?
dikiru = where?
enu = past tense modifier
ha = plural
ihdima = why?
kazol = without
kaz = or (without)
kehdiya = who?
kehst = that one
lonsan = with
lon = and (with)
mezara irone = has been and continues to do so
mihjise = no
jise = not, negative, denying
jise abulo = indicative of a question that expects a negative answer
rinune irone = is now and will continue to do so
rojh = at/to/towards/against
shera = yes
sher = affirmative (also slang for 'yes', much like 'yeah')
sher abulo = indicative of a question that expects a positive answer
vakih irone = unendingly, with no measureable start or stop, eternally; "all time"
yiha = future tense modifier
yondi = when?

Spatial Prepositions

akise = far from
ehdolu = forward, straight ahead
ehloli = under, below, beneath
jihda = behind, in back of, to the rear of
minusi = near, close to, next to
okamura = inside of, internal to
reni = above, over, on top of
safuno = to the side of (generally only used when differentiating between right/left isn't necessary)
sehli = to the left of
tihzuri = outside of, exterior to
zujosi = to the right of


tahori = shapeshifter
inlanlu tahori = wolf shifter
kazo inlanlu = grey/brown forest wolf shifter [grey/timber wolf]
vuha inlanlu tahori = red desert wolf shifter [red/maned wolf]
mezono inlanlu tahori = primal/ancient wolf shifter [dire wolf]
tehkulu inlanlu tahori = white arctic/tundra wolf shifter [arctic wolf]
atihresi tahori = feline shifter
sihda atihresi tahori = arctic feline shifter [Siberian tiger]
mereri atihresi tahori = racing feline shifter [cheetah]
okuyi atihresi tahori = large feline shifter [Barbary lion]
kajih atihresi tahori = stalking feline shifter [leopard-types]
vysure atihresi tahori = black feline shifter [black jaguar]
leselo atihresi tahori = mountain feline shifter [cougar]
akini atihresi tahori = doglike feline shifter [lynx & bobcat]
ehsora tahori = horse shifter
rirone ehsora tahori = heavy horse shifter [draft horses]
kala ehsora tahori = mad horse shifter [Arabian & Mustang]
vika ehsora tahori = wind horse shifter [Thoroughbreds]
dosa tahori = bear shifter
okesa dosa tahori = forest bear shifter [grizzly & Kodak]
ihvana dosa tahori = water bear shifter [polar bear]
izune tahori = bird shifter
dageh izune tahori = broad bird shifter [eagle]
vuhma izune tahori = smart bird shifter [raven & crow]
akyvasa izune tahori = agile bird shifter [falcon & hawk]
nuna izune tahori = silent bird shifter [owl]
lutinu izune tahori = lake bird shifter [duck]
ronsech izune tahori = wood bird shifter [woodpecker]
hiru izune tahori = tall bird shifter [stork & crane]
ayelu izune tahori = bright bird shifter [parrot]
adeso izune tahori = ice bird shifter [penguin]
aresa tahori = snake shifter
ihzuyo aresa tahori = hooded snake shifter [cobra]
valih aresa tahori = crushing snake shifter [constrictor]
hidayu area tahori = noisy snake shifter [rattler]
safi tahori = shark shifter

Descriptors (adjectives/adverbs)

* indicates a word that can also be used as a noun.

ajele* = consort, potential mate
da = female
dehso = one whom the speaker will protect, guard, and defend
dyru = lots, much
ehkinu = rival, enemy
enulora = older
fas* = offspring, child, pup, cub (son/daughter)
fasfas* = grandchild
fejara = slender, slim, thin
hes = male
hohziru = higher in rank or skill or knowledge
isenu = one with whom the speaker trains, spars, works, or crafts
jele* = mate
jelora = younger
kako = few, little (quantity)
kakone = peaceful, peaceable, pacifistic
keh = agendered, atypically gendered, of unknown or incomprehensible gender
kifula = one whom the speaker likes on an intellectual basis
mezara = past
miro = brave, courageous
na* = parent (father/mother)
nana* = grandparent
naoku* = parent's sibling (uncle/aunt)
naokufas* = cousin
nashe = equal in rank or skill or knowledge
nuvy = loud
oku* = sibling (brother/sister)
onimuro = soon
otoni = one whom the speaker loves
relora = of the same age or generation
rinune = future
sajhoku* = blood-sibling
shiye = several, some
synasa = lower in rank or skill or knowledge
tufa = one whom the speaker has claimed as its own
vakih = all
y = very (general intensifier for any modifier)
yafa = beloved
zahtih = one with whom the speaker travels or hunts


*indicates a word that can also be used as a verb.

dehso = tooth, fang
dyla* = compliment
ehpuya* = shame
emigonu = hybrid, mixed (in reference to the emigonu skin)
homin = humanoid (in reference to the homin skin)
irone = time
isenu = hand
jaresi = path
kifula = mind
liseyu* = hunt
lora = age
mane = artificial close-range weapon (ie, a knife or a spear, rather than a gun or one's own claws)
miri = man, male person
otoni = heart
rahalo = place, location
sajh = blood
sanero = animal (in reference to the sanero skin)
tihgeh = woman, female person
tufa = jaws, muzzle, mouth
vejh = food, sustenance, physical nourishment
zahtih = paw, foot


adache = to walk (no object), to accompany [object]
ajhayi = to sing, to make music with the body
amenu = to like, to enjoy, to derive pleasure from
epari = to be
erari = to deserve, to be worth
fuhde = to speak to/with, to communicate with, to talk to
ikuru = to give
isihjali = to yell, to shout
jijesu = to require, to need
liju = to fix, to repair, to mend
nojinu = to throw
rososa = to hate, to dislike, to be enemies with, to be hostile towards
syha = to insult, to offend
taruya = to use, to utilize, to manipulate, to wield
urameyi = to tear, to rip, to separate
vafo = to run, to spring, to gallop, to lope

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