Base NounsThese nouns are without adverbs and are indivisible.
ŝie - home kio - water řua - fire rara - mother daga - father seisa - sister voisa - brother taiga - grandfather (paternal) taira - grandmother (paternal) voltga - grandfather (maternal) voltra - grandmother (maternal) taida - paternal cousins volra - maternal cousins geidara - double cousins (useless cousins) vüna - food joga - stone sa or sado - language or dialect (no distinction between the two) rado - person (any race) eirado - human ŝinorado - Sinistral (race) ŝinosa - Sinistral (language) tirado - Lesser Elf emerado - Greater Elf fireno - money airado - caste auřo - gold aurge - silver voeřo - male feira - female chido - boat (generally referring to those with junk rigs) fuha - bread kařu - meat garuma - armor jiřu - cutting tool tavař - wall diřen - group (of people) třuja - merchant mijot - rod/column velřuza - metal xa - a flow tova - fool, idiot, simpleton, moron chorva - beer hage - distilled spirits kafult - a distilled spirit made from honey, aged in honeyed barrels and possessing a complex flavor and golden color. toki - wines that are made from a mix of noble rotted grapes and honey. Characteristically known for a sweet flavor with a tawny color and caramel flavor. golga - non-noble rot wines. verei - liberty, also the verb to liberate/free/release moja - value xarei - rights tohei - reasoning/reason/logic vada - switch
Compound NounsMany nouns are compounds of nouns, verbs and adjectives in sinistral. All compounds begin with the noun being modified, and each is prefixed on in a logical order to make a coherent noun meaning:
zohafuha - flatbread taixakio - river (large flowing water) taigarumaŝie - castle (large armored home) ŝivünajiřu - paring knife (small food knife) jenghutavař - insulation/insulated wall (cold stop wall) nøřuavelrhuzamijot - fire iron (hot fire metal rod) firenorado - banker (money person) třujadiřen – merchant guild (merchant group) mojaimoja - equal (value no value)
NumbersNumbers in Sinistral are unified under a singular system - the number one can mean both a quantity or the first in a list. The system is a base-12 system.
jaru - zero ji - one fuan/iji - two tao - three kor - four ejat - five wøf - six vue - seven rejo - eight nano - nine eiro - ten taio - eleven sei - twelve rujei - sixty eisei - one-hundred-twenty rusei - six-hundred wu - one-thousand-two-hundred To form numbers greater than twelve, but less than sixty, the following form is used: sei-ji - thirteen fuan-sei - twenty-four tao-sei - thirty-six And so-on.