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by k1234567890y
Thu 08 Feb 2018, 00:33
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random ideas: Morphosyntax
Replies: 644
Views: 56422

Re: Random ideas: Morphosyntax

There might be a natlang that does this, but if there is, then I don't know of it. I have an idea for verb conjugation where the person affixes occur as infixes instead of prefixes or suffixes. In Spanish, "I speak" is "hablo", but in the conlang I'm experimenting with, let's say that "to speak" is...
by k1234567890y
Thu 08 Feb 2018, 00:01
Forum: Translations
Topic: A Germanic Translation Comparison
Replies: 44
Views: 3867

Re: A Germanic Translation Comparison

Another sample sentence; the wiki page of the Romance languages gave me the idea of using this as a comparison sentence too: Old English: Heo scytteþ a þa eagduru ær þam þe heo ete. Middle English: She shetteth ay th'eye thirle biforen or she ete. Scots: She aye shuts to the winnock afore she denne...
by k1234567890y
Fri 03 Nov 2017, 14:52
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False cognates
Replies: 564
Views: 51642

Re: False cognates

sorry for double post, but English roam is not related to Romani rom “man”, although the connotation of Romani people in Europe can make the two words seemingly connected.
by k1234567890y
Thu 02 Nov 2017, 23:39
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 479
Views: 35705

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

English promise and promiscuous

they look similar but the meanings are virtually unrelated
by k1234567890y
Thu 02 Nov 2017, 23:39
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False cognates
Replies: 564
Views: 51642

Re: False cognates

English promise and promiscuous
by k1234567890y
Fri 13 Oct 2017, 13:41
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Diachronic Conlanging open world
Replies: 1016
Views: 68201

Re: Diachronic Conlanging open world

Iyionaku wrote:
k1234567890y wrote:We might be reviving Teles, anyone wants to join? if anyone wants to join, they can go to discord.gg/y3jnYBk for the Discord server
I've worked out Ular a lot, so propably it's not suitable as a Proto-Language anymore.
nice (:

do you want to rejoin Teles anyways? (:
by k1234567890y
Fri 06 Oct 2017, 01:14
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Are you a conlanger or a conworlder first?
Replies: 34
Views: 1610

Re: Are you a conlanger or a conworlder first?

Egerius wrote: My philosophy: “The conlang and the conworld serve each other, like ying and yang.”
Really...but nowadays I am more a conlanger than a generalized conworlder
by k1234567890y
Thu 05 Oct 2017, 18:47
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Diachronic Conlanging open world
Replies: 1016
Views: 68201

Re: Diachronic Conlanging open world

We might be reviving Teles, anyone wants to join? if anyone wants to join, they can go to discord.gg/y3jnYBk for the Discord server
by k1234567890y
Thu 05 Oct 2017, 17:08
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Are you a conlanger or a conworlder first?
Replies: 34
Views: 1610

Re: Are you a conlanger or a conworlder first?

Originally I conlang for conworld, but soon conlanging replaced conworlding and now i am mostly a conlanger and my conworlding ideas often get questioned when I take parts in Sahar...
by k1234567890y
Thu 05 Oct 2017, 15:56
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread
Replies: 1043
Views: 42213

Re: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread

;-;

I really start to feel that I am not suitable for conworld collaboration...I only want to do what I want and fail to consider the conditions I have and often try to undermine what others want...(selfslap)
by k1234567890y
Tue 19 Sep 2017, 20:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlanging from an Ancestral Language
Replies: 14
Views: 818

Re: Conlanging from an Ancestral Language

I sometimes do the proto-lang and the modern lang together at once, with one side listing the modern form and the other side listing the proto-form.
by k1234567890y
Tue 19 Sep 2017, 20:05
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread
Replies: 1043
Views: 42213

Re: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread

hello all ;-; I finally am back
by k1234567890y
Wed 12 Jul 2017, 11:09
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Shiibah - Collaborative Setting Game
Replies: 37
Views: 3945

Re: Shiibah - Collaborative Setting Game

Has: all familiar fauna and flora except for those that have been stated above, all kinds of arts except for erotic or cuteness-based arts

Not: comparative adpositions(the "than" in "better than") different from locative adpositions, cuteness-based arts
by k1234567890y
Wed 12 Jul 2017, 06:48
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Shiibah - Collaborative Setting Game
Replies: 37
Views: 3945

Re: Shiibah - Collaborative Setting Game

Has: all forms of democracy, concerns of sentient being rights, freedom and equality among all sentient species

Not: kawaii and other forms of cuteness that are prevalent, entertainers seen as idols
by k1234567890y
Tue 11 Jul 2017, 21:29
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Shiibah - Collaborative Setting Game
Replies: 37
Views: 3945

Re: Shiibah - Collaborative Setting Game

Has: satirical comics, realistic visual arts Not: anime-style art on any media, comics/mangas(except for satirical comics that might be seen on newspapers) ah, i didn't see anyone specifically deny cats, but missed that there are no mammals except those stated before that point. ok (: and look at th...
by k1234567890y
Tue 11 Jul 2017, 17:06
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Shiibah - Collaborative Setting Game
Replies: 37
Views: 3945

Re: Shiibah - Collaborative Setting Game

it seems that someone has denied the existence of cats...

Has: language families, grammatically isolating languages
Not: standard nominative-accusative alignment, comparative or superlative or elative forms for adjectives
by k1234567890y
Tue 11 Jul 2017, 05:41
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Shiibah - Collaborative Setting Game
Replies: 37
Views: 3945

Re: Shiibah - Collaborative Setting Game

lol GamerGeek

Has: marked-nominative alignment, possessive classes in all languages
Has not: language with the verb "to have", language with words or affixes indicating definiteness(e.g. definite articles, definite affixes, indefinite articles, etc.)
by k1234567890y
Wed 05 Jul 2017, 00:10
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Shiibah - Collaborative Setting Game
Replies: 37
Views: 3945

Re: Shiibah - Collaborative Setting Game

Has: ergative alignment, human-like vocal tracts.

Has not: languages having only neutral alignment on nouns, organisms with a human-like face.
by k1234567890y
Tue 06 Jun 2017, 14:10
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Deriving greetings?
Replies: 3
Views: 564

Re: Deriving greetings?

Many conlangers seem to create greet words as the first words; however, if you want to be naturalistic, there's one thing that should be known, in natural languages, greeting words are often from "corrupted" forms of phrases commonly used for greeting. In some languages, the equivalent for "hello" s...
by k1234567890y
Tue 06 Jun 2017, 08:42
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Majestic 4th Conversation Thread
Replies: 8396
Views: 437926

Re: The Majestic 4th Conversation Thread

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/money-your-mind/201406/conceding-cronyism-in-the-workplace I don't think autistic people are exempt from this despite of their social inabilities, and it is said that autistic people tend to get friends with disabilities if they can make friends. It is also said ...