Bagang language

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Bagangese, Partanian
púñg mabagángon
File:Bagang language.png
An excerpt in Bagang in the Pa'amanan script
Pronunciation [pu:ŋ mɐbaga:ŋo̞n]
Native to Partania
Region Nesa de Yraia
Ethnicity Bagang people
Native speakers
XXX million (2007)
Early forms
Lavinian script, Pa'amanan
File:Bagang speakers and dialects map.png

The Bagang language...


Bagang is an agglunative language.

Bagang has 15 noun classes (Bagang Dáleñggan, "principles") defined through prefixes and are further divided into categories—poetic, common and philosophical (corresponding with the ancient noun class system of "principle, object, quantity"). Poetic prefixes refer to the body and refer to words and concepts that use it as reference (love pertains to the pelvic region ,kót, energy pertains to the solar plexus uta-, and so on and so forth). Common prefixes tend to use elemental references instead, having six classical regions (pay[a] for fire, lâ[u]- for water, etc.). Philosophical prefixes are the fewest and most abstract, dealing with vague overarching concepts and thus uses emotion and situation as reference. These noun classes can compound with each other through the order of Philosophical > Poetic > Common (ex. Máyakutpáyaláhin, Supreme-love-fire family, ie. a "passionate and loving community", simply a euphemistic term for "country") .

Agent triggers refer to verbs, in which Bagang uses nouns as well in order to portray one. It follows the three basic voices related to it (ie. locative, actor, patient) and an additional 3 (goal, reason, benefactive). Each trigger has their own tense though typically present and present continuing tenses simply use reduplication of agent voice words or the verb roots themselves (apat, foot or to walk, [na]apatpat to run, umpatpat he will run [actor voice], enapatpatanan he is going to run over [actor-goal]).