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by Znex
Thu 07 Jun 2018, 13:41
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Surprising cognates
Replies: 43
Views: 4247

Re: Surprising cognates

:eng: stall
:lat: locum > :fra: lieu {place, location}
Both come from the PIE root *stel- {to put, place}.
by Znex
Mon 04 Jun 2018, 16:04
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 8369
Views: 587826

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Em, fati sata fati sauda su nu? Jig ne sa neda sina så vodi.
INTJ WH.NSG=be.PRS.SG REL.NSG say.PST 2SG.NOM now | 1SG.NOM NEG=see.PST.SG NEG 2SG.GEN DEF.PL hand-PL
Erm, what was that you just said? I didn't quite understand you.
by Znex
Thu 31 May 2018, 13:15
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 314
Views: 20974

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Is it an animal?
by Znex
Sat 26 May 2018, 07:35
Forum: Translations
Topic: A fable I wrote
Replies: 2
Views: 468

Re: A fable I wrote

:wls: Lit. Yr oedd brenin un tro ac adeiladodd balas gwych. Yr oedd arno eisiau yr anifail anwes gorau; ac felly prynodd lawer o anifail (deg ar thrigain, a dweud y gwir), ond nid oedd ef dim yn ddedwydd â un ohonynt hyd oni phrynodd yr unfed ar ddeg ar thrigain: y llygodyn eglwys. Adeiladodd ef gwb...
by Znex
Thu 17 May 2018, 02:53
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Project 4-and-2 Scratchpad
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Re: Project 4-and-2 Scratchpad

Just sorting out what syllables should be more frequent than others, given the typical frequency distributions found in natural language. Plus these may be useful for mapping a new surface phonemic inventory from the meta-phonology. Treating so far syllables beginning in /t w/ (the phonemic realisat...
by Znex
Sun 13 May 2018, 00:55
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 910
Views: 44755

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Is the second part from *haifstiz?
by Znex
Sat 12 May 2018, 14:47
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: English Dialects
Replies: 27
Views: 1955

Re: English Dialects

Basically what happens in AuE:

/ʌ/ > [ɐ]
/ɑː/ > [ɐː]
/ɒ/ > [ɔ~ɞ]
/ɔ(r)/ > [oː]
/oʊ/ > [əʉ]
/u/ > [ʉː]

Hence something like:
cup /kʌp/ > [kʰɐp̚]
carp /kɑp/ > [kʰɐːp̚]
cop /kɒp/ > [kʰɔp̚]
corpse /kɔrps/ > [kʰoːps]
cope /koʊp/ > [kʰəʉp̚]
coop /kup/ > [kʰʉːp̚]
by Znex
Sat 12 May 2018, 09:26
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: English Dialects
Replies: 27
Views: 1955

Re: English Dialects

Imralu wrote:
Sat 12 May 2018, 03:40
Imralu wrote:
Sun 18 Feb 2018, 01:01
LOT/CLOTH: [ɔ]
GONE: [ɔː] (marginal)

THOUGHT/NORTH/FORCE: [oː], before a vowel [oːɹ]
It's not British English though, which I think is more his point.
by Znex
Sat 12 May 2018, 09:21
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 910
Views: 44755

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Does this (compound) word have two word stems?
by Znex
Wed 09 May 2018, 03:04
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Language evolution for long-lived people
Replies: 9
Views: 407

Re: Language evolution for long-lived people

Well to start with, it has been observed even in long-lived individuals in real life that their speech has changed markedly over the course of their life. For instance we have had opportunity to examine the Queen of England's speech over time due to her personal popularity and the popularity of her ...
by Znex
Fri 04 May 2018, 12:37
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Project 4-and-2 Scratchpad
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Re: Project 4-and-2 Scratchpad

Refined allophony rules, plus some new general rules: [-gutt,-nasal] > [-vcd] / #_ [-gutt,-nasal] > [-vcd,+asp] / h%_ [-vcd] > [+vcd] / N_ [-vcd] > [+vcd] / C_ except where /t j/ > [s] [+cont] > [+syl] / C_(C)% /w/ -> [k~kʷ~gʷ~ⁿgʷ~m] / #_ -> [u] / C_(C)% -> [o:] / C_ʕ -> [ɨ] / j_%, C_[-tone]%ʕ -> [g...
by Znex
Sat 28 Apr 2018, 11:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 8369
Views: 587826

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Fatta? Jemodji ni neda vrottjetugo? [:P]
What? Emoji isn't a conlang?
by Znex
Fri 27 Apr 2018, 22:55
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Project 4-and-2 Scratchpad
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Re: Project 4-and-2 Scratchpad

eldin raigmore wrote:
Fri 27 Apr 2018, 15:35
What does the S stand for in your CS(C) syllable skeleton?

Have you no vowels?
Yep, that's the idea. Or at least, no phonemic vowels. The four syllabic consonants all double as vowels.
by Znex
Fri 27 Apr 2018, 12:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Project 4-and-2 Scratchpad
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Project 4-and-2 Scratchpad

Hi everyone, long time no write! I haven't written anything on my conlangs on here for the longest while, though I don't believe it will be much longer before I'm happy to write some stuff about my two recent langs. More info on those later. For now, this is another new lang which I'm calling for no...
by Znex
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 04:13
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Cool and weird things in your conlang
Replies: 13
Views: 1188

Re: Cool and weird things in your conlang

I don't know if this counts, but Lonmai Luna has a proper noun determiner(PND) which is added before proper nouns. For example: Alen Huan dem on dal PND Juan see the person(Interlinear) Juan sees/saw the person(Gloss) This is not unattested in natlangs though, Chamorro, for example has a similar de...
by Znex
Thu 12 Apr 2018, 13:23
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False cognates
Replies: 603
Views: 67336

Re: False cognates

:por: obrigado vs. :jpn: ありがとう arigatō "thank you"
by Znex
Wed 11 Apr 2018, 05:16
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Language practice thread
Replies: 6153
Views: 356528

Re: Language practice thread

Chan e droch cho-dhùnadh a tha sinn, shaoil mi. Tha fhios agam gum bha feum air fhàgail cuideachdan no pròiseactan dhomh a chionn bha tàirean anns beatha agam. [xaɲ ʲe tɾɔx xɔ'ɣuːnəɣ ha ʃɪn hɯːl mi | h(a) is̪ 'akɛm guːm va feːm ɛð 'akəl 'kʰutʲəxkən nɔ pʰɾɔːʃəktən ɣov (ə) çuːn̪ˠ va 'tʰaːɾʲən an̪ˠs̪ ...
by Znex
Sun 11 Mar 2018, 11:37
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Language practice thread
Replies: 6153
Views: 356528

Re: Language practice thread

哎呀,對不起。 [:S]
Oh, 's tut mir leid.
Oh, mae'n ddrwg gen i.
Ò tha mi duilich.
Oh, sorry.
by Znex
Mon 05 Mar 2018, 09:31
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Language practice thread
Replies: 6153
Views: 356528

Re: Language practice thread

Ah, das ich finde zu kompliziert. Ich brauche eine Netztastatur, wie in branah.com. Eh, I find that too complicated. I use an internet keyboard, like on branah.com. Freilich, es dauert schon eine lange Weile, aber ich weiß nicht, was ich sonst machen soll. Admittedly it does take a long while, but ...
by Znex
Sun 25 Feb 2018, 13:06
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Surprising cognates
Replies: 43
Views: 4247

Re: Surprising cognates

:eng: long since
:sco: lang syne
:swe: längesen
Well maybe it's not that surprising.