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by atman
Fri 03 Feb 2017, 12:35
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Majestic 4th Conversation Thread
Replies: 8396
Views: 570646

Re: The Majestic 4th Conversation Thread

Of all the sentences to use as an example....‽ Inflation in Armenia must be worse than I thought. Even centimeters there aren't worth as much as they used to [;)] I'm wondering if the beginning of the word երկարութիւն ‎(erkarutʿiwn) comes from the PIE *dw- like երկու ‎(erku) <*dwoh1 երկարութիւն ‎(e...
by atman
Fri 29 Jul 2016, 23:13
Forum: Translations
Topic: In the beginning
Replies: 82
Views: 16213

Re: In the beginning

Looks like a certain Hellenolang is missing, so: :con: Atlántika Prutron hu Tèhos òrnus que gajan ifujèzi. at.first DEF.M.SG God sky-ACC.PL and earth-ACC PST-create.PST-3SG.PST ['prutrõ hu 'tɛhos 'ɔrnus ke 'gaʒɐn ifu'ʒɛzi] In the beginning, God created the sky and the earth. prutron 'at first' is us...
by atman
Tue 19 Jul 2016, 01:17
Forum: Translations
Topic: O lente lente currite noctis equi
Replies: 10
Views: 1371

Re: O lente lente currite noctis equi

As if I could avoid adding a couple of translations of my own here... :ukr: :rus: Late Proto-Indo-European : gʷr̥dú gʷr̥dú dʰrégʰete, ō nékʷts h₁éḱwoes! Quite straightforward (I'd say easy as PIE); only note that trekhete in the Greek above doesn't start with a theta because of Grassmann's Law. :con...
by atman
Mon 11 Jul 2016, 22:36
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 707
Views: 87325

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

WeepingElf wrote:Exscsue me if it has been posted here already:

:eng: sad - :fas: sad 'happy'
Both from the Proto-Indo-European perfect/stative *sésodh2e 'I am prone to mood swings', right? :idea: [:)]
by atman
Tue 05 Jul 2016, 23:04
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Italika ( Rough WIP)
Replies: 11
Views: 986

Re: Italika ( Rough WIP)

For comparison's sake, here are the active indicative forms of grapo in Atlántika: Present: grapo - grapes - grape - gravmin - grapti - grapòze Preterite: igraxa - igraxas - igraxi - igrajmin - igraxti - igraxan Future: graxo - graxes - graxe - grajmin - graxti - graxòze Perfect: jigrapa - jigrapas ...
by atman
Tue 05 Jul 2016, 22:38
Forum: Translations
Topic: Love Conquers All
Replies: 20
Views: 1865

Re: Love Conquers All

Lambuzhao wrote: [<3] the frication of *πάντα [:D]
While google-image searching 'Fanta greek': Fanta Mango! Fanta Maracuja! Fanta Vanilla Ice Cream! My diabeetus-meter is going carazay!
Hey, maybe Fanta's name does come from Atlántika after all [;)]
by atman
Mon 04 Jul 2016, 21:57
Forum: Translations
Topic: Love Conquers All
Replies: 20
Views: 1865

Re: Love Conquers All

:esp: Spanish El amor lo vence todo. :ita: Italian L'amore vince tutto. :hin: Sanskrit (Well, I'm not quite sure about this one) Kāma sarvam̩ jayati. :con: Atlántika Acpa fanta nikèhe. love all.ACC win-3SG Or maybe even ? nikajde , who knows; anyway the related noun 'victory' has to be neka because ...
by atman
Fri 01 Jul 2016, 23:19
Forum: Translations
Topic: phrasal and clausal conjunctions
Replies: 16
Views: 3609

Re: phrasal and clausal conjunctions

:con: Atlántika There isn't much to say about que [ke] 'and'. Just two things: it's usually shortened to q' [k] before a vowel, and it had a variant form ke [xe] in older Atlántika after words that ended in a vowel, but this variant was eventually lost. One more thing: this que doesn't come from PIE...
by atman
Sat 18 Jun 2016, 22:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 8453
Views: 718839

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

stin alètiyan niecrus yekrèhon mèhu mizbanhurnus vlepo. I koinow I pretty much cheated with the 'stin', 'cuz I forgot what 'en' is in Atlantiqa. I'd just say: Niecrus yekrèhon mèhu mizbanhurnus da vlifo. Indeed I (can) see the bodies of my enemies pass by. Atl. does continue a few :grc: particles a...
by atman
Sat 18 Jun 2016, 16:39
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 8453
Views: 718839

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

'e haśllyebo. [ʔe haʃ.ɬʲe.bɔ] And I will wait. Fuzmol pra ctijdi q'armini. Niecrus yekrèhon sèhu mizbanhurnus vlixes. [:)] ['fuzmol prɐ 'ktiʒdi kər'mini 'njekrus je'xrɛɦon 'sɛɦu ˌmizbə'ɲurnuz 'vliʃes] river-DAT beside sit.down-IMP.2SG and_wait-IMP.2SG dead.body-ACC.PL enemy-GEN.PL you.GEN go.by-PTC...
by atman
Tue 07 Jun 2016, 23:00
Forum: Translations
Topic: Google, Microsoft and Yahoo!
Replies: 26
Views: 2725

Re: Google, Microsoft and Yahoo!

:con: Atlántika Google, Microsoft que Yahoo! Internetos jighantes èze. ¡Tòs pioghen aduntos ixte! ['gugol 'maɦikroˌsoft ke 'jaɦu ĩter'netos ʒiˈɣãtes 'ɛze tos 'pioɣen ə'dũtos 'iʃte] Google Microsoft and Yahoo! Internet-GEN giant-NOM.PL be.PRS.IND.3PL they.ACC.PL avoid-INF.PRS not-possible be.PRS.IND....
by atman
Sat 21 May 2016, 18:02
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 707
Views: 87325

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

Phrygian BEKON [be.kon] bread.ACC.SG :eng: 'bacon' [:P] [:)] Well, the phonetic realization of Phrygian isn't precisely known, it depends on who you ask; BEKOS could well be pronounced [begos] instead. And if it were a s-stem neuter its accusative would be BEKOS (identical to the NOM as usual); I j...
by atman
Thu 19 May 2016, 12:29
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Language practice thread
Replies: 6163
Views: 432467

Re: Language practice thread

Egerius wrote:Willes' þú habban cíese, bréad ond meolce?
[wɪlləs‿θuː hɑbbɑn t͡ʃeːsə | bɹæːɑ̯d | ɒnd mɛɔ̯ɫt͡ʃə]
Do you want cheese, bread and milk?
BEKONEBEPEΣ;
['bɛkon ɛ'bɛrɛs]
bread-ACC PST-carry-2SG
Did you bring bread?

And Phrygian (well, more or less [;)] ) debuts in the Language practice thread!
by atman
Wed 18 May 2016, 11:01
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Language practice thread
Replies: 6163
Views: 432467

Re: Language practice thread

GrandPiano wrote:Ic cann sprecan Ænglisc!
I can speak Old English!

Not really, but I wish.
séh2 dn̥ǵʰwéh2s ǵr̥h2néh2 ne h1ésti.
that.F tongue old-F not be-3SG
[sáχ dn̩gʲʰwáχs gʲr̩χnáχ nɛ hɛ́sti]
That language isn't old. [:)]
by atman
Tue 10 May 2016, 21:26
Forum: Translations
Topic: Kinship terms
Replies: 20
Views: 3178

Re: Kinship terms

:con: Atlántika We have a fairly typical European system here: dlipos – brother (from Late PIE sm̩gʷʰélbʰos 'male same-womb-er') dlipa – sister fatar – father tata – dad matar – mother (older mètar ) mama – mom tèjos – uncle tèja – aunt cujos – son (semi-cognate with English son , oh yes) cuja – dau...
by atman
Mon 02 May 2016, 10:57
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Suspension of Disbelief
Replies: 23
Views: 2204

Re: Suspension of Disbelief

...There's a straw man waiting in the sky
he'd like to come and meet us
but he thinks he'd blow our minds...

[:)]
by atman
Sat 09 Apr 2016, 14:23
Forum: Teach & Share
Topic: Spoken Yamna Style: Atman's guide to Proto-Indo-European
Replies: 167
Views: 40495

Re: Spoken Yamna Style: Atman's guide to Proto-Indo-European

Has someone already translated the One Ring poem into PIE somewheres No, and I'm busy with a couple of tango translations into Atlántika ( Caminito, A media luz ), but let's try: óynos kʷékʷlos sm̩péh2ntn̩s dʰréǵeti, h1régʷeskʷe tóns bʰéndʰeti. kʷékʷlos for 'ring' is very inappropriate, but I don't...
by atman
Fri 25 Mar 2016, 23:12
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 6752
Views: 588105

Re: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

Are there any practical applications to reconstructing proto-languages like PIE? Too many to count. Indo-European studies are known to help prevent neuro-degenerative diseases, cure insomnia, help against male infertility, stop hair loss, improve hand-eye coordination (by consulting two etymologica...
by atman
Sun 13 Mar 2016, 13:51
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A Priori or A Posteriori?
Replies: 64
Views: 5286

Re: A Priori or A Posteriori?

Even some of the Romance natlangs are boring to me. I can hardly differentiate all the Gallo-Romance languages and dialects that all closely resemble each other. If I see another language with "la" as an article, I think I'm going to lose it I've pooh-poohed romlangs in this thread and I didn't mea...
by atman
Thu 10 Mar 2016, 16:40
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A Priori or A Posteriori?
Replies: 64
Views: 5286

Re: A Priori or A Posteriori?

Atlántika and its dialects and various stages of development are my only conlang project. It's strictly a posteriori (with a large number of sound laws, analogical levelings and assorted loanwords from nearby languages), and it belongs to a fictional branch of the Hellenic subfamily of Indo-European...