Lesson V – Verbs: Future Tense

Future tenses are formed by adding the suffix “ub” to the verb stem. In third person singular and plural, add the verb ending after “ub”. For example:

gimbub I will find gimbub we will find
gimbub you (sing.) will find gimbub you (pl.) will find
gimbubat he/she/it will find gimbubut they will find


dulgat     to point
fulgat to dwell
gashnat to speak, to command
globat to fool (someone)
gundat to stand

Translation Exercise

Translate the following sentences into Black Speech:

The men will gather The beasts will find The troll will rule
The warriors will stand The Urûk-people will lure The Nazgûl (sing.) will bring
I will call You (sing.) will bind The elves will rule
You (sing.) will devour They will stand I will dwell
You (pl.) will speak They will fool She will point
The trolls will speak The elves will kill The Nazgûl (pl.) will point
I will speak The elf will stand The beasts will dwell
Saruman will bring The trolls will find The Urûk (pl.) will devour

 English-specific by Un4givenOrc:

A Little Tip

I noticed that Black Speech tenses are similar to Russian. And Russian non-perfect future verbs are formed similar to English Future Continuous. Therefore I've decided to copy this rule to Black Speech. So, translate Future Continuous and Future Perfect Continuous following way: kulat (to be) in required tense and person plus infinitive (instead of English V-ing). Future Indefinite and Future Perfect are translated with -ub suffix as described above. I'll give you some examples:

Orcs will kill Uruk azubut
Orcs will be killing Uruk kulubut azat
Orcs will have killed Uruk azubut

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Scatha  2014-09-24, 04:01:03

Has anyone here ever tried the lessons? I think some of them may need some corrections and updates.  Let me know your thoughts.

bjornaxen  2016-06-08, 09:43:39

The Swedish LARP-orcish Svartiska was not really created by a single LARP-group but by the community of orc-larpers where different groups created different dialects.

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