Pita-nikuka [ˈp͡ce:.də ˈɲi:.gɤ.ˌgə:] is a language of Beta, spoken by a small group of human-like creatures who call themselves the Pita [ˈp͡ce:.də]. It's a primitive and simple language and the first language spoken by the Pita. Many others derive from it and quickly take on a structure and complexity comparable to real-world human languages. Most of the information I have on Pita-nikuka can be found in the KneeQuickie article on it.


akaki n. ruddy or brownish earth color. (I may change this in the future since I haven't worked out the color system yet.)

akuka n. footwear, like sandal

akupa n. foot

akukani n. rain, raindrop(s)

anu n. nose

anuki v. pick up; hold

anunanati n. nostril [anu, "nose" + nanati, "small hole"]

apata v. stand [on] (t. or it.)

iku v. be big

iku-pita n. big, great man; god; deity

initatu v. greet, used by itself as a greeting

ipani v. stop; seize (t. or it.)

ipuka v. want; desire (trans.)

iputi v. go [to]

itana v. carry (trans.)

ititana n. child (one who can speak) between about 2 - 4 years old

itu n. copper (Cu)

ka v. kill (trans.)

kakikupi n. shallow wooden bowl used for eating and mixing food

kakina n. arm

kiku n. back

kinaku n. spear

kinapu n. home

kinikini n. knife, cutting tool

kuka v. wait [for] (trans.)

kunani n. penis

kupi pn. that way/direction

kupu n. forward, front (homonym to beard)

kupu n. 1) beard; facial hair 2) old man (homonym to front)

kuti v. come

kutinu n. baby (more precicely, a child who hasn't yet learned to speak)

nana v. be tired, exhausted

nanapa n. mouth; hole

nanati n. small hole

napu n. tree

ni v. look [at]; see (trans.)

nikaka n. A tall woody plant with a hollow shaft, similar to bamboo.

niku v. eat (trans.)

nikuka v. speak, say, give a command

ninipa n. left

ninipi v. fly; soar; move through the air

nipa n. shrub (homonym to fang)

nipa n. fang (homonym to shrub)

niti n. tooth, teeth. diminutive of nipa

nitika v. cut [open]; slice (trans.)

nunuta v. be wise

pakanuni n. a large basket woven from slender twigs and used to carry fruit

paku n. game; quarry

panaku n. weapon

patakanu n. a kind of skirt worn by men while hunting. Little other clothing is worn by the Pita.

pi v. hit; strike (trans.)

pikaku n. (small) rock, stone

pipi n. right

pita n. man; person; hunter

pita-kupu n. face

pitata v. walk (slowly) [to] (t. or it.)

piti n. finger (homonym to here)

piti pn. here (homonym to finger)

putu n. vagina

takaka n. wooden mallet

tata v. be quiet, silent

ti v. run (intrans.); chase (trans.)

tina n. water

tipu pn. this (thing)

tita v. cut [apart]; sever (trans.)

tutu n. general interpersonal affection; agapê.

uku n. a game animal

ututa interj. expressing anger, also a battle cry.