The voice (also called diathesis) of a verb describes the relationship between the action or state that the verb expresses and the participants identified by its arguments (subject, object, etc.). When the subject is the agent or doer of the action, the verb is said to be in the active voice. When the subject is the patient, target or undergoer of the action, the verb is said to be in the passive voice.1

In Hilinqwo, voice is indicated by the verb. All verbs are active-voice by default unless specified as passive by being in tine passive class.

General
Active Kanos edit karnom. Dogs eat meat.
Passive Karnos edtit kanom. Meat is eaten by dogs.
Dative
Active ├×judanjos belodat Frankanjom. Germany attacked France.
Passive Frankanjos belendat ├×judanjom. France was attacked by Germany.
Ablative
Active INCOMPLETE INCOMPLETE
Passive INCOMPLETE INCOMPLETE
Causative
Active INCOMPLETE INCOMPLETE
Passive INCOMPLETE INCOMPLETE

As you can see, each pair of sentences means the same thing, but express it in a different manner. This can be used for emphasis.

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Sentence Active Passive