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YGYDE PRIMER
updated June 1, 2021

The best way to start learning Ygyde is reading the Ygyde language introduction and its grammar. The most important and yet the most difficult tables to memorize are the prefix table, the adjective table, and the noun table. The easiest way to memorize the adjective table and the noun table is to memorize the following pairs of adjectives and matching nouns. The pairs are called odypi (text siblings).


ybaba = noun top astronomical_object = sky
ybebe = noun wild plant = weed
ybyby = noun smelly food
ybobo = noun hairy animal = mammal
ybubu = noun dead sickness = fatal disease
ybibi = noun optical anatomical_part_of_a_multicellular_plant = chlorophyll
ypapa = noun magnetic anatomical_part_of_a_multicellular_animal
ypepe = noun happy relationship
ypypy = noun owned person = slave
ypopo = noun caring parent
ypupu = noun hungry child
ypipi = noun similar sibling = identical twin
ydada = noun front name = first name
ydede = noun different language = foreign language
ydydy = noun middle text = comment
ydodo = noun pretty picture
ydudu = noun gained knowledge = education
ydidi = noun political publication = propaganda
ytata = noun dangerous war = terror
ytete = noun slow organization = bureaucracy
ytyty = noun old country = (backward) tribe
ytoto = noun ephemeral business
ytutu = noun rich manager = owner
ytiti = noun repeating trade = commerce
ygaga = noun lost money = financial loss
ygege = noun stationary environment = balance, stability, equilibrium
ygygy = noun simple photon = monochromatic light
ygogo = noun atmospheric gas = air
ygugu = noun wet liquid
ygigi = noun geological pump = geyser
ykaka = noun weak valve = safety valve
ykeke = noun dirty - soft solid = dung, excrement
ykyky = noun brittle - rigid solid = ceramic
ykoko = noun artistic shape
ykuku = noun burning tube = chimney, exhaust pipe
ykiki = noun massive rod = battering ram
ywawa = noun sticky tape
ywewe = noun cellular sheet = cell wall
ywywy = noun slippery surface = smooth surface
ywowo = noun rotating disk = machine wheel
ywuwu = noun chemical torus = molecular ring
ywiwi = noun genetic helix = DNA
yfafa = noun elastic ball
yfefe = noun cold powder = snow
yfyfy = noun lightweight foam = aerogel
yfofo = noun long fiber
yfufu = noun dry textile = towel
yfifi = noun feminine garment = brassiere, bra
yzaza = noun strong container
yzeze = noun idle furniture = bed
yzyzy = noun warm room
yzozo = noun tall building = tower
yzuzu = noun inner city = downtown
yzizi = noun narrow hole = slot, chink, crevice
ysasa = noun bottom concavity = pothole
ysese = noun sharp protrusion = spike
ysysy = noun bad part
ysoso = noun big group = abundance
ysusu = noun prolonged fastener = rivet
ysisi = noun electric tool = tool powered by electricity
yjaja = noun sexual craftsman = prostitute
yjeje = noun masculine machine
yjyjy = noun sonic engine = rocket engine
yjojo = noun mobile vehicle
yjuju = noun rear road
yjiji = noun clean place
ycaca = noun false address
ycece = noun religious communication = prayer
ycycy = noun safe net = safety net
ycoco = noun legal expert = lawyer
ycucu = noun new technology = invention
ycici = noun changing manipulation
ymama = noun good detector = sensitive detector
ymeme = noun true recorder = high fidelity recorder
ymymy = noun outer separation = burst
ymomo = noun attractive fusion
ymumu = noun fast chip
ymimi = noun mental software = soul
ynana = noun complex calculation = puzzle
ynene = noun medical science
ynyny = noun repulsive force = push
ynono = noun busy work
ynunu = noun short distance = proximity
ynini = noun secret path
ylala = noun opposite angle
ylele = noun physical unit
ylyly = noun random number
ylolo = noun small atom
ylulu = noun mathematical abstraction
ylili = noun philosophical absurd


The easiest way of memorizing the odypi is combining them into 42 pairs which sound alike, and one group of odypi which begins with letter l.

ybaba = noun top astronomical_object = sky
ypapa = noun magnetic anatomical_part_of_a_multicellular_animal

ybebe = noun wild plant = weed
ypepe = noun happy relationship

ybyby = noun smelly food
ypypy = noun owned person = slave

ybobo = noun hairy animal = mammal
ypopo = noun caring parent

ybubu = noun dead sickness = fatal disease
ypupu = noun hungry child

ybibi = noun optical anatomical_part_of_a_multicellular_plant = chlorophyll
ypipi = noun similar sibling = identical twin

ydada = noun front name = first name
ytata = noun dangerous war = terror

ydede = noun different language = foreign language
ytete = noun slow organization = bureaucracy

ydydy = noun middle text = comment
ytyty = noun old country = (backward) tribe

ydodo = noun pretty picture
ytoto = noun ephemeral business

ydudu = noun gained knowledge = education
ytutu = noun rich manager = owner

ydidi = noun political publication = propaganda
ytiti = noun repeating trade = commerce

ygaga = noun lost money = financial loss
ykaka = noun weak valve = safety valve

ygege = noun stationary environment = balance, equilibrium
ykeke = noun dirty - soft solid = dung, excrement

ygygy = noun simple photon = monochromatic light
ykyky = noun brittle - rigid solid = ceramic

ygogo = noun atmospheric gas = air
ykoko = noun artistic shape

ygugu = noun wet liquid
ykuku = noun burning tube = chimney, exhaust pipe

ygigi = noun geological pump = geyser
ykiki = noun massive rod = battering ram

ywawa = noun sticky tape
yfafa = noun elastic ball

ywewe = noun cellular sheet = cell wall
yfefe = noun cold powder = snow

ywywy = noun slippery surface = smooth surface
yfyfy = noun lightweight foam = aerogel

ywowo = noun rotating disk = machine wheel
yfofo = noun long fiber

ywuwu = noun chemical torus = molecular ring
yfufu = noun dry textile = towel

ywiwi = noun genetic helix = DNA
yfifi = noun feminine garment = brassiere, bra

yzaza = noun strong container
ysasa = noun bottom concavity = pothole

yzeze = noun idle furniture = bed
ysese = noun sharp protrusion = spike

yzyzy = noun warm room
ysysy = noun bad part

yzozo = noun tall building = tower
ysoso = noun big group = abundance

yzuzu = noun inner city = downtown
ysusu = noun prolonged fastener = rivet

yzizi = noun narrow hole = slot, chink, crevice
ysisi = noun electric tool = tool powered by electricity

yjaja = noun sexual craftsman = prostitute
ycaca = noun false address

yjeje = noun masculine machine
ycece = noun religious communication = prayer

yjyjy = noun sonic engine = rocket engine
ycycy = noun safe net = safety net

yjojo = noun mobile vehicle
ycoco = noun legal expert = lawyer

yjuju = noun rear road
ycucu = noun new technology = invention

yjiji = noun clean place
ycici = noun changing manipulation

ymama = noun good detector = sensitive detector
ynana = noun complex calculation = puzzle

ymeme = noun true recorder = high fidelity recorder
ynene = noun medical science

ymymy = noun outer separation = burst
ynyny = noun repulsive force = push

ymomo = noun attractive fusion
ynono = noun busy work

ymumu = noun fast chip
ynunu = noun short distance = proximity

ymimi = noun mental software = soul
ynini = noun secret path

ylala = noun opposite angle
ylele = noun physical unit
ylyly = noun random number
ylolo = noun small atom
ylulu = noun mathematical abstraction
ylili = noun philosophical absurd


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