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Talbas phrasebook
Hello.
Qo pani, lo tili molno 'eyle.
[ˈqo ˈpa.ni, ˈlo ˈti.li ˈmol.no ˈʔej.le. ]
qo1s pani,come, lomaybe ti-li2s-acc.f molnobe_okay_with 'eyle.hope.

Formal, used by the person who's arriving. Tili changes to tine if you're talking to someone male:

Ti pani, qoyli q'ılbi.
[ˈti ˈpa.ni, ˈqoj.li ˈqʼɯl.bi. ]
ti2s pani,come, qo-li1s-acc.f q'ılbi.appreciate.

Formal, used by the person who's already there. Qoyli changes to qoyne if you're male:

Qo pani.
[ˈqo ˈpa.ni. ]
qo1s pani.come.

Informal, used by the person who's arriving.

Q'ılbi.
[ˈqʼɯl.bi. ]
q'ılbi.appreciate.

Informal, used by the person who's already there.

Sentences to Test Conlang Syntax in Talbas
4. The sun will shine.
Qlani taspe pani.
[ˈqɫɑ.ni ˈtas.pe ˈpa.ni. ]
qlan-isun-gen taspeshine pani.come.
Sentences to Test Conlang Syntax in Talbas
19. The rain came down.
Poto sini pani.
[ˈpo.to ˈsi.ni ˈpa.ni. ]
potorain sinidown pani.come.
The North Wind and the Sun in Talbas
when a traveler came along wrapped in a warm cloak.
tsa qoldes pani, pyol sempos tenen.
[ˈtsa ˈqol.des ˈpa.ni, ˈpjol ˈsem.pos ˈte.nen. ]
tsathen qolde-straveller-indf pani,come, pyolwarm sempo-scloak-indf ten-n.wear-impfv.
Donkey Beater Story in Talbas
One day, a second man, who was a neighbor, came to the donkey-beater
Qlanes, sami natos pani, tetes pen, ninkali 'opeyna be pani,
[ˈqɫɑ.nes, ˈsa.mi ˈna.tos ˈpa.ni, ˈte.tes ˈpen, ˈniŋ.ka.li ˈʔo.pej.na ˈbe ˈpa.ni, ]
qlan-s,sun-indf, samisecond nato-sman-indf pani,come, tete-sneighbor-indf pen,be, ninkal-idonkey-gen 'ope-inahit-er.m beloc pani,come,

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