Un lingu simplus | A simple language | Un langage simple

'Eulingu es un projektu novus a kre un lingu simplus por Europu kel une li populi europis in 'un tongu'. Mi demonstre multu respektu por li multi kulturi du Europu, zelebre su diversu grandus i reflekte si elementi kulturis i lingis in le develope du Eulingu.' (Definu du Eulingu)

Lu termu 'Eulingu' konsiste di vorti 'Europu' i 'lingu'. Su reflekte zu kontinentu belus du Europu i li multi populi, kulturi i lingi europis. Eulingu inspiren di lingi romanis, germanis i slavis. Mi probe egales a integre otri lingi europis in le develope du Eulingu kel ne parlen di multi populi (por eksemplu: lingi gaelis i/o uralis) a preserve etimologu in Europu.

Mi guste a presente i eksplane lu strukturu i lu gramatiku i uni regli simplis du Eulingu:

Ingredients
Mu - I
Tu - You (sgl)
So - He
Sa - She
Su - It
Mi - We
Ti - You (pl)
Si - They

Lu/lo/la/le - the (sgl), lu vortu (the word), la fema (the woman), le develope (the developing)
Li - the (pl), li lingi (the languages)
Zu/zo/za/ze [t͡ʃ-] - this/that, in zu landu (in this land)
Zi [t͡ʃi:] - these/those, in zi tempi (in those times)
Un/uno/una - a/an, un landu (a land), uno skribero (a 'male' writer) 
Uni - some/a few, uni eksempli (a few examples)

-u - indicates 'neuter' terms, mostly the result of something (person, thing or thought), mu/tu (I/you (sgl)), un kontinentu (a/one continent), un pensu (a thought), un familu (a family)
-i - indicates plural of '-u', li kontinenti i si populi (the continents and their people), mi/ti (we/you (pl)), also visible in the word 'i' (and)
-a - indicates 'female' terms, una parlera (a 'female' speaker), ma fema (my woman), la mama/matra (the mama/mother), una sora (a sister), ta fila (your daughter)
-ai - indicates plural of '-a', li akterai (the actresses), penti filai (five daughters)
-o - indicates 'male' terms, lo skribero (the 'male' writer), uno patro (a father), mo frato (my brother), to filo (your son)
-oi - indicates plural of '-o', li parleroi (the 'male' speakers), tri filoi (three sons)

If not followed by a verb (-e/en) these indicate possession:
Mu/mo/ma/mi/me - my/our, mi domi (my/our houses) 
Tu/to/ta/ti/te - your (sgl & pl), te develope (your development)
Su/so/sa/si/se - its/his/her/their, si populi (its/his/her/their people)
But: Mi ame mi domi (we love our houses)

du/do/da/di/de - of/out of/by, li populi du Europu (the people of Europe), Karla i Leo vade du Norgu (Carla and Léo come 'out of'/from Norway), also used in passive, lu pintu pinten do pintero grandos Salvatoro (the painting is painted by the great painter Salvator)

Movement
-e - indicates action, sa parle uni vorti du lingu italus (she speaks a few words of the Italian language), le parle di lingi (the speaking of languages) 
-en - indicates passive, lu kartu skriben do Pablo (the post card is written by Pablo)
-er/-ero/-era - the 'doer', Sara es una aktera (Sara is an actress)
ne - indicates negation in action, Petro ne parle lu lingu irus (Petro does not speak the Irish language)

Quantity
In most cases quantity (number/article/multu/-i) precedes the term (noun) followed by quality (adjective/adverb) to provide more clarity and structure within Eulingu:
Multi lingi belis - many beautiful languages
Tri artisti grandis - three great artists
Multu respektu - much respect

Quality 
-us/-os/-as/-is - indicates adjective, mostly follows the noun, un projektu novus (a new project), una fema belas (a beautiful woman), li lingi germanis (the Germanic languages)   
-es - indicates adverb, mostly follows the verb, mi probe egales a integre toti lingi europis in le develope du Eulingu (we try to integrate equally/also all European languages in the 'developing' of Eulingu)

Your turn :-)
We strive to make Eulingu a better and more adaptive language and would be very pleased if you feel like contributing to this project. Simply leave a comment or send a few words our way at eurolanguage@gmail.com. Very much appreciated!

Kes tu pense? What do you think? Was denkst du? Qué te parece? Qu'en pensez-tu? Co o tym sądzisz? Что ты думаешь?

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