Languages

Sudovian

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Introduction

Sudovian is an extinct western Baltic language in Northeastern Europe. Closely related to the Old Prussian language, it was formerly spoken southwest of the Nemunas river in what is now Lithuania, East of Galindia and North of Yotvingia, and as exiles in East Prussia.

The verb

Sample verb: būt, būtun

INDICATIVE IMPERATIVE OPTATIVE
Present Past
S.1.  esmā  bei - būlai
S.2.  esei  sais
S.3.  est  -
P.1.  esmai  beimai - būlimai
P.2.  estei  beitei saite būlitei
P.3.  est  ? - ?

References

  • Berneker, Erich. Die Preussische Sprache. Strassburg. 1896.
  • Eckert Rainer et al.. Die baltischen Sprachen. Eine Einführung. Langenscheidt Verlag. 5 edition. Leipzig. 1994.
  • Schmalstieg, William R.. An Old Prussian Grammar: The Phonology and Morphology of the Three Catechisms. The Pennsylvania State University Press. 1974.

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