English with Epistemic Modality
English with Epistemic Modality is a conlang created by a conlanger vfaronov in 2013.
Basically, it's just English with additional words:
|prould||/prʊd/||‘it is generally known’|
|wint||/wɪnt/||‘I observe directly’|
|quane||/kweɪn/||‘I was told’|
|rill||/ɹɪl/||‘the circumstances are such that I think (but I don't bet)’|
|seught||/seɪt/||‘the circumstances are such that I think but I may doubt’|
|sunt||/sʌnt/||‘It's true for my mental condition but may be not true for other people’|
|deigh||/deɪ/||‘must for the common good’|
|mant||/mænt/||‘must for my own good’|
|lunt||/lʌnt/||‘must for the benefit of us’|
|goave||/ɡəʊv/||‘just a guess, just guessing at random’|
|oigh||/oɪ/||‘Well, I don't bet it, think just as you like’|
|“I am reporting live from Los Angeles where the first real aliens wint be landing right now! You lunt stay with us for this historic event!”|
- (≈ you better stay but less formal)
|“Aliens? But aliens prould not exist! This silt be a hoax!”|
|Aliens prould not exist.|
Aliens don't exist, period.
|Aliens rill not exist.|
Aliens as far as I know don't exist. But I don't know for sure. Maybe they exist. What, does the TV say there are?
|Aliens seught not exist.|
Well, aliens don't exist, don't they?
|Aliens oigh not exist.|
Oh those invented one more thing. I don't care of scientists, I don't to hear anything, aliens don't exist.
|“Sylvia wint have been here, around 10 in the morning.”|
|“A-and... We’re getting reports from the Alien Welcoming Committee right now... The aliens quane be communicating in Morse code on a military frequency”|
|“Pete, frankly, your hairstyle sunt suck.”|
|“Abortions deigh not be allowed in a civilized country. God Himself quane say so, for it wint be written in the Holy Book.”|
|“Da-ad, what’s this strange light in the sky-y?” — “Uh... dunno honey... goave be a plane.”|
|“I’ve reviewed your article and it sunt mostly be okay... but the paragraph on ‘possible extraterrestrial influence’ mant be rewritten.”|
- (≈ if I were you I would rewrite it)