"That one is a guest."

Translation:Bony zentys issa.

July 31, 2017



can't we use 'kony'?

July 31, 2017


'kony' would my inanimate. A guest is certainly animate

August 1, 2017


I'm still trying to get used to the SVO (Subject Verb Object) order - putting the is at the end feels weird. It's surprising me how hard High Valyrian is. Do any other languages do the same thing as High Valyrian does with the SVO?

August 10, 2017


Yes I believe Korean and Japanese have a similar structure, and I'm sure there are others, but I don't know. Let me know if any of you know any others

August 13, 2017


Valyrian is SOV, not SVO (which is the order used in English). And it's quite common. 45% of the world's languages are SOV, in fact. It's actually slightly more common than the English SVO, in fact, which is about 42% of languages. Latin also had SOV as the default word order, which I suspect was probably an inspiration for Valyrian.

August 20, 2017


Ah interesting. Thank you!

August 20, 2017
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