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by k1234567890y
Thu 18 Oct 2018, 08:48
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Script preference
Replies: 18
Views: 742

Re: Script preference

Hanzi alone may not work well for synthetic languages, but they can work on synthetic languages with a set of additional purely-phonemic symbols. Two examples are Japanese and pre-1950 Korean. Outside of Chinese, there are synthetic languages using a logographic writing system, such as Sumerian(cun...
by k1234567890y
Sun 23 Sep 2018, 04:20
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Today I learned ...
Replies: 12
Views: 1979

Re: Today I learned ...

I just learnt that the exchange between mid and high vowels(i.e. /e o/ becomes /i u/ but /i u/ becomes /e o/ in the same language) can occur in natual languages, it has occured in Bashkir and Tatar. That’s interesting! Could you tell us more? Maybe on another thread, in say the L&L subforum? I just...
by k1234567890y
Fri 21 Sep 2018, 19:44
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Script preference
Replies: 18
Views: 742

Re: Script preference

Hanzi alone may not work well for synthetic languages, but they can work on synthetic languages with a set of additional purely-phonemic symbols. Two examples are Japanese and pre-1950 Korean. Outside of Chinese, there are synthetic languages using a logographic writing system, such as Sumerian(cune...
by k1234567890y
Fri 21 Sep 2018, 16:34
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Today I learned ...
Replies: 12
Views: 1979

Re: Today I learned ...

I just learnt that the exchange between mid and high vowels(i.e. /e o/ becomes /i u/ but /i u/ becomes /e o/ in the same language) can occur in natual languages, it has occured in Bashkir and Tatar.
by k1234567890y
Thu 20 Sep 2018, 18:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A Text-based collablang: the Lingua ex Nihilo
Replies: 3
Views: 533

Re: A Text-based collablang: the Lingua ex Nihilo

what words do we have?
by k1234567890y
Thu 20 Sep 2018, 18:02
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay X
Replies: 63
Views: 2688

Re: CBB Conlang Relay X

let me take parts in ?
by k1234567890y
Wed 19 Sep 2018, 17:28
Forum: Translations
Topic: A fable I wrote
Replies: 7
Views: 1862

Re: A fable I wrote

Compare the similarities and the differences between these two languages :p :con: Plattdytch (Sealand Standard) It was eenmaal dat daar was en king, de baud en glitterend hof. He welde de fullkomen hausdeer, so he koopt fele deers, indaad seventig. Ak keene kann saden in, toot he haled de seventig-e...
by k1234567890y
Fri 07 Sep 2018, 00:59
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Are your main conpeople human or of a different species?
Replies: 74
Views: 14625

Re: Are your main conpeople human or of a different species?

I have at least two...one human one non-human...recently I do the human one more...
by k1234567890y
Wed 05 Sep 2018, 09:09
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 461
Views: 56995

Re: Lexicon milestones

Cool! Your conlang now sits in its place on the list: more than 10,000 Loglan - James Cooke Brown; logical language with a posteriori lexicon 10,800 Town Speech/Urban Basanawa - k1234567890y; West Germanic artlang (its Germanic nature obscured by writing system and large amount of Sino-Xenic vocabu...
by k1234567890y
Wed 05 Sep 2018, 07:31
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 461
Views: 56995

Re: Lexicon milestones

Cool! Your conlang now sits in its place on the list: more than 10,000 Loglan - James Cooke Brown; logical language with a posteriori lexicon 10,800 Town Speech/Urban Basanawa - k1234567890y; West Germanic artlang (its Germanic nature obscured by writing system and large amount of Sino-Xenic vocabu...
by k1234567890y
Wed 05 Sep 2018, 07:18
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 461
Views: 56995

Re: Lexicon milestones

ok (: maybe "A West Germanic language, the fact is obscured by the writing system and the large amount of Sino-Xenic vocabulary"? OK. How about: 10,800 Town Speech/Urban Basanawa - UniLastation/k1234567890y; West Germanic language (its Germanic nature obscured by the writing system and the large am...
by k1234567890y
Wed 05 Sep 2018, 06:28
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 461
Views: 56995

Re: Lexicon milestones

ok (:

maybe "A West Germanic language, the fact is obscured by the writing system and the large amount of Sino-Xenic vocabulary"?
by k1234567890y
Wed 05 Sep 2018, 06:03
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 461
Views: 56995

Re: Lexicon milestones

Khemehekis wrote:
Wed 05 Sep 2018, 06:01
Wait, did you say, in this post, that Town Speech/Urban Basanawa has over 10,000 words? If so, I can add that too!

What line would you write for that conlang?
yes...

lines? for what?
by k1234567890y
Wed 05 Sep 2018, 05:56
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 5040
Views: 478300

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

nasals: /m n ɲ ŋ/ voiceless plosives: /p t c k/ voiced plosives: /b d ɟ g/ sonorants: /w r l j/ vowels: /a ɛ i ɔ u ɨ a: e: i: o: u:/ alternations between vowels: group 1: /a ɛ ɔ/ group 2: /i i u/ group 3: /ɨ i u/ group 1, lengthened: /a: e: o:/ group 2, lengthened: /e: i: u:/ syllable structure: (C)...
by k1234567890y
Wed 05 Sep 2018, 05:54
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 461
Views: 56995

Re: Lexicon milestones

I started to talk to a non-conlanging group about something related to my conworlds...mainly those related to Town Speech/Urban Basanawa and Ame(Town Speech/Urban Basanawa and Ame now belong to the same world, btw) Also New Yamato, the country where Town Speech/Urban Basanawa is spoken, is renamed t...
by k1234567890y
Sat 01 Sep 2018, 06:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yay or Nay?
Replies: 2876
Views: 224286

Re: Yay or Nay?

I think to introduce preposition stranding to Town Speech-Plattdytch, should I?
yangfiretiger121 wrote:
Sun 12 Aug 2018, 00:47
[ls sl → rs sr → ʂ͡ɽ]
[lz zl → rz zr → ʐ͡ɽ]
maybe yes?
by k1234567890y
Fri 31 Aug 2018, 16:37
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False cognates
Replies: 654
Views: 89263

Re: False cognates

Creyeditor wrote:
Fri 31 Aug 2018, 16:07
Wow, Japanese is especially interesting.
yes lol

and the words bear the same meaning.
by k1234567890y
Fri 31 Aug 2018, 15:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Irish Romlang Collablang
Replies: 64
Views: 2375

Re: Irish Romlang Collablang

5. b
6. c
7. c
8. f
by k1234567890y
Fri 31 Aug 2018, 15:58
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11178
Views: 764600

Re: What did you accomplish today?

http://conworld.wikia.com/wiki/Lonniformia That was fun to read! You've clearly put thought into their taxonomy. (I also learned a bit of natbiology: amphibians don't have ankles!) BTW, saying "Lonniformia animals" sounds a bit awkward. How about using the plural "lonniforms"? Just as we say "repti...
by k1234567890y
Fri 31 Aug 2018, 15:49
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 461
Views: 56995

Re: Lexicon milestones

Does "works" mean "words"? Or do you mean most of the work on the language? Also, is Ridley the originator's surname (if so what's their first name?), or just a screenname? If it's a screenname, is Ridley's meatspace name known, or are they keeping it a secret? including but not just, and the name ...