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by Shemtov
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 01:35
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: 'ohtęk'r̄tṛm'm̄tłeš Scratchpad
Replies: 14
Views: 729

Re: 'ohtęk'r̄tṛm'm̄tłeš Scratchpad

eldin raigmore wrote:
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 00:21
What’s PAL?
Pášmeit Àskhài Latx'eùn, another project of mine in the same world.
by Shemtov
Sun 22 Apr 2018, 19:55
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: 'ohtęk'r̄tṛm'm̄tłeš Scratchpad
Replies: 14
Views: 729

Re: 'ohtęk'r̄tṛm'm̄tłeš Scratchpad

All fascinating so far! And admirable too in my opinion ! Thank you I am trying to fill the World of Fuhe with as much linguistic diversity as possible; I had tried to make a polysynthetic language before, but I was unsatisfied with it because I had lack of resources for such languages; However, my...
by Shemtov
Wed 18 Apr 2018, 21:09
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Sílómán
Replies: 1
Views: 128

Re: Sílómán

The Intransitive Verb: I will only consider the Animate, Vegatative, and Inanimate genders in this post. I will also only consider the Indicative mood. The Intransitive Verb is ussualy mono- or di-syllabic, ending in a consonant. For Animates, the person marker distinguishes for Agentive and Patient...
by Shemtov
Wed 18 Apr 2018, 16:57
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 516
Views: 42585

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

Iyionaku wrote:
Wed 18 Apr 2018, 13:27
So yes, chances are high that I wish random Chinese people to get diarrhea if they show me the way. [xP]
You know that the Dao De Jing can probably be found at your Library, there's no need to ask random Chinese people about it [:P]
by Shemtov
Tue 17 Apr 2018, 20:46
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Sílómán
Replies: 1
Views: 128

Sílómán

Sílómán is a member of the Oman Family, which is spoken on a island, about the size of IRL Borneo, north of the Peninsula of Moha, to the northeast of the island in which Pashic languages, on the Shíl Peninsula. The Island is has a tundra climate. Oman may be related to the Pashic languages. Phonolo...
by Shemtov
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 15:47
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: First Linguistics Courses
Replies: 19
Views: 921

Re: First Linguistics Courses

And conlangs came up in another class, and the professor compared them to pidgins-"Not a real language, as they have no grammar" [}:(]
by Shemtov
Sat 14 Apr 2018, 00:10
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Kumraikangkajarujin
Replies: 6
Views: 234

Re: Kumraikangkajarujin

Personal Pronouns: 1P Sing: Nominative: Bi Topical: Miwa Accusative: Mayi Dative: Madu Genitive: Minu Locative: Mina 1P plr: Nominative: Ba Topical: Bawa Accusative: Mani Dative: Mantu Genitive: Manu Locative: Mana 2P sing: Nominative: Chi Topical: Chiwa Accusative: Chiyu Dative: Chima Genitive: Chi...
by Shemtov
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 21:25
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False cognates
Replies: 592
Views: 59035

Re: False cognates

k1234567890y wrote:
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 21:06
Shemtov wrote:
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 20:51
Though Akkadian seems to have dropped the /k/ enclitic forms for only /t/, while /k/ became the 1P enclitic. [O.O]
maybe the 2S enclitic form and the 1P enclitic form have different etymologies?
P stands the "Person", not Plural.
by Shemtov
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 20:51
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False cognates
Replies: 592
Views: 59035

Re: False cognates

Though Akkadian seems to have dropped the /k/ enclitic forms for only /t/, while /k/ became the 1P enclitic. [O.O]
by Shemtov
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 20:38
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False cognates
Replies: 592
Views: 59035

Re: False cognates

Also a Papuan thing (across family boundaries IIRC) is n- for the first person and k- for the second person. nice (: back to false cognates, maybe the Papuan 1st /n/-pronouns and the American 1st /n/-pronouns can be an example of false cognates? Also, Semitic and other families placed in Afro-Asiat...
by Shemtov
Thu 12 Apr 2018, 16:30
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Kumraikangkajarujin
Replies: 6
Views: 234

Re: Kumraikangkajarujin

This sounds really interesting and its super cool. If the people of the island were Allied collaborators, I would assume that there would be some English loanwords. In addition, since it would become an independent city-state, would it have influence from Russian, Chinese, & Korean due to trade rel...
by Shemtov
Wed 11 Apr 2018, 21:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Pášmeit Àskhài Latx'eùn
Replies: 12
Views: 608

Re: Pášmeit Àskhài Latx'eùn

V1 (continued) c. The Passive Participle. This indicates an object that undergoes an action. The prefix is ŋeu. Example: ŋeuc'aŋ "Corpse; Carrion" Zbalam 'asbem ŋuec'aŋ'ə̀ nòizbilak'siphalu "I will skin the cougar's corpse" d. The Animate Active Participle. This is means an animate noun that does th...
by Shemtov
Wed 11 Apr 2018, 17:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Kumraikangkajarujin
Replies: 6
Views: 234

Re: Kumraikangkajarujin

How is the lang stressed? Mora-timed, though without the Japanese Pitch accent system. How does the topical differ from SAE nominative? It introduces a noun into the sentence, acting as a topic-construction clause. Mariwa "As for a horse/the horse/horses". It can be be the object, direct or indirec...
by Shemtov
Wed 11 Apr 2018, 07:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Kumraikangkajarujin
Replies: 6
Views: 234

Kumraikangkajarujin

Kumraikangkajarujin is the official Mongolic language of the Independant City of Kumraikangkajaru, a city-state located at the coast of Asō Bay of the otherwise Japanese island of Tsushima. The Mongol invasion of Tsushima was succesful, and the Island became Mongolic-speaking, with a Japanese substr...
by Shemtov
Tue 10 Apr 2018, 22:47
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Altlang Ideas Discussion
Replies: 39
Views: 946

Re: Altlang Ideas Discussion

What about a successful Mongol invasion of Tsushima, which became Mongolic-speaking, with a Japanese substrate, that became heavier as it became a tribute kingdom during the 16th century Japanese Invasion of Korea (Possibly even Japan gaining control for a few years, before forcing it into a tribut...
by Shemtov
Tue 10 Apr 2018, 21:56
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Altlang Ideas Discussion
Replies: 39
Views: 946

Re: Altlang Ideas Discussion

What about a successful Mongol invasion of Tsushima, which became Mongolic-speaking, with a Japanese substrate, that became heavier as it became a tribute kingdom during the 16th century Japanese Invasion of Korea (Possibly even Japan gaining control for a few years, before forcing it into a tribute...
by Shemtov
Tue 10 Apr 2018, 21:00
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Pášmeit Àskhài Latx'eùn
Replies: 12
Views: 608

Re: Pášmeit Àskhài Latx'eùn

V: Derivational morphology: 1: Verbal Nouns: Verbal are all considered animate. Verbal Nouns come in a number of classes: a. Infinitive: The act of doing of the verb. This is formed by adding Kxoi to the verb stem: Phèlcól 'asb'ə̀ kxoist'olŧə mat' dhós 'asdhó "Drinking Phèlcól is divine" b. Singular...
by Shemtov
Thu 05 Apr 2018, 23:37
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Thǎm Jẽi Pòu
Replies: 9
Views: 435

Re: Thǎm Jẽi Pòu

Locations: Locations follow the location noun, and act like the case particles, however, as they can be embedded in clauses which take cases, I do not consider them to be "real" case particles. Inessive: Zlǎi Superessive : Shīng Subessive: Rũq Proximative: Hánh Lative: Tu Ablative: Má Superlative: L...
by Shemtov
Tue 03 Apr 2018, 02:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Thǎm Jẽi Pòu
Replies: 9
Views: 435

Re: Thǎm Jẽi Pòu

Questions: WH-Questions feature WH fronting, as the case particles show the the semantic use of the noun it replaces. WH-words: Māa- What Mí-Who Thâain-When Māa nguó ngâa klāu za zǔ plǎq what 1P ERG see letter INSTR EXP "What have I already read?" Mí ngâa klāu za zǔ glǎaq êiq plǎq who ERG see letter...
by Shemtov
Fri 30 Mar 2018, 13:57
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: What language could this be?
Replies: 8
Views: 357

Re: What language could this be?

I have no idea, but are you sure he didn't understand what you said? And/or that he understood what you asked him to say? How did he signal not understanding [vɨ ruski]? Did he ask "what does that mean?" or something? If not, couldn't it just be that he wouldn't answer it because he's not an ethnic...