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by k1234567890y
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 14:26
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Boral scratchpad - romlang
Replies: 9
Views: 155

Re: Boral scratchpad - romlang

Thanks for the compliments, people [:D] (Feedback strictly increases the probability of more posts [:P] ) what is the etymology of ou "question particle" though? Boral ou is cognate to f.ex. French ou , Spanish o < Lt. aut "or". The semantic shift of "or > question particle" is attested in several ...
by k1234567890y
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 10:57
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yiqa' Yiywos - a language with triliteral roots
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: Yiqa' Yiywos - a language with triliteral roots

Nouns This section will focus on the inflectional morphology of nouns, derivations won't be involved. Nouns have two categories: "sound nouns" and "broken nouns". "sound nouns". Below are the suffixes for cases and numbers: number: - singular: - - dual: -ni - plural: -mæ case: - nominative: - - gen...
by k1234567890y
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 05:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11134
Views: 713782

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Khemehekis wrote:
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 01:02
Do the speakers of Lonmai Luna have birds, or fish, or insects, or any other classes or phyla of animals we know from Earth native to their planet?
yes

they just don't have native mammals.

and thanks for your liking (:
by k1234567890y
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 05:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Boral scratchpad - romlang
Replies: 9
Views: 155

Re: Boral scratchpad - romlang

nice (:

what is the etymology of ou "question particle" though?
by k1234567890y
Sun 19 Aug 2018, 16:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yiqa' Yiywos - a language with triliteral roots
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Yiqa' Yiywos - a language with triliteral roots

Phonology Consonants: Nasal: /m n/<m n> Plosives: /b t tʼ d k kʼ g q qʼ ʔ/<b t t' d k k' g q q' '> Affricates: /t͡s t͡sʼ/<ts ts'> fricatives: /f (v) s z x ʕ/<f s z h ʁ> Sonorants: /w r l j/<w r l y> notes: - /n t tʼ d t͡s t͡sʼ s z l/ might be palatalized to [ɲ c cʼ ɟ t͡ɕ t͡ɕʼ ɕ ʑ ʎ] respectively be...
by k1234567890y
Sun 19 Aug 2018, 15:20
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Mayato MK2
Replies: 12
Views: 1142

Re: Mayato MK2

Expressions equivalent to English "too ADJ to V" There are no exact equivalents to English "too ADJ to V" in Mayato, one may yo ADJ, ja V , with the verb after ja taking appropriate conjunctions and/or aux verbs. For example: - ya dang yo agoru, ja tlo midtut. - Pronunciation(IPA): /jɑ dɑŋ jo̞ ɑɣo̞...
by k1234567890y
Sun 19 Aug 2018, 15:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Koulesch: High German dialect with an army and navy
Replies: 30
Views: 2618

Re: Koulesch: High German dialect with an army and navy

Contractions between definite articles and prepositions As Standard German, Koulesch prepositions and definite articles may fuse together, forming contractions. Below are some common contractions between definite articles and prepositions: - zuo/ze + dem(e) = zem(me) - zuo/ze + der = zer - an + dem...
by k1234567890y
Sun 19 Aug 2018, 11:57
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Urban Basanawa: Sinosphere Germanic language
Replies: 12
Views: 1446

Re: Urban Basanawa: Sinosphere Germanic language

Expressions equivalent to English "too ADJ to V" Being a West Germanic language, the way that Town Speech-Plattdytch expresses the meaning "too ADJ to V" is virtually identical to that of English. one uses the expression "too ADJ to V"(written as "過う ADJ と V in Town Speech(aka. Urban Basanawa)), wi...
by k1234567890y
Sun 19 Aug 2018, 10:05
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Urban Basanawa: Sinosphere Germanic language
Replies: 12
Views: 1446

Re: Town Speech-Plattdytch

Note: as Town Speech/Urban Baasanawa and Plattdytch are the same language with different writing system, they are now given a single entity called Town Speech-Plattdytch, kinda like Hindi-Urdu and Serbo-Croatian, and I will also introduce something about Plattdytch too. Among Town Speech-Plattdytch ...
by k1234567890y
Sun 19 Aug 2018, 09:38
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Parallel Lexicon Sculpting
Replies: 341
Views: 39544

Re: Parallel Lexicon Sculpting

abdon [ˈab.dɔn] n. vibe(s). Generally means "bad vibes" unless otherwise stated, much like the word "smell." abdauns [aˈbdɔ̃s] n. séance Next: palse [ˈpal.ɕɜ] v. harvest, cultivate; receive; be rewarded, reap the benefits of sth. pals [pals] n. collecting, collection ( of rent ) pal [pal] vi. colle...
by k1234567890y
Sun 19 Aug 2018, 09:20
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon sculpting
Replies: 2264
Views: 203959

Re: Lexicon sculpting

yangfiretiger121 wrote:
Sat 18 Aug 2018, 22:56
Corphishy wrote:
Sat 18 Aug 2018, 22:29
Next: vante [ˈβan.tɜ] n. bone; family
vante [ˈvɑ.nte] n. family, kin

Next: ara [ɑˈᵛrɑ] n. Emperor/Empress
Semran:
rax [ɾɑ́] n. monarch, king, queen(Semran language is tonal, and is SVO+postpositional)

Next:

trou [tɾo] n. circ.e
by k1234567890y
Sun 19 Aug 2018, 09:13
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Another triconsonantal project
Replies: 13
Views: 317

Re: Another triconsonantal project

nice patterns (: do they have something similar to the construct state? wow that's great... I recently also started a language with a triliteral root...which is geneologically related to two languages without triliteral root structures, but my new project does not rely on internal changes of vowels ...
by k1234567890y
Sun 19 Aug 2018, 04:40
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11134
Views: 713782

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Also, I have worked out the constructions equivalent to English "too ADJ to V" and "so ADJ that V" for Lonmai Luna(the main structures have been made long ago, I added a new way to express "too ADJ to V" in Lonmai Luna), Town Speech-Plattdytch and Kavrinian(Kavrinian is a collablang of Ridley while...
by k1234567890y
Sun 19 Aug 2018, 04:04
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11134
Views: 713782

Re: What did you accomplish today?

As Plattdytch and Town Speech/Urban Basanawa are basically the same language with different writing systems(which also happens in Hindi vs. Urdu, Serbian vs. Croatian, and to some extent Standard German vs. Yiddish and Tunisian Arabic vs. Maltese), I decided to give them an unified term, namely Town...
by k1234567890y
Thu 16 Aug 2018, 14:55
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 637
Views: 69410

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

Shemtov wrote:
Thu 16 Aug 2018, 00:42
k1234567890y wrote:
Wed 15 Aug 2018, 23:56

you can share this to the false cognate thread too
Jewish culture doesn't allow the same semantic linkage between "Horse" and "mule" that Western culture does, as mule-breeding is forbidden.
ok o.o
by k1234567890y
Wed 15 Aug 2018, 23:56
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 637
Views: 69410

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

English Gypsy (derogative term for Romani people) and English Gypsum English Rome and English Romani :isr: /pɛrɛd/~/fɛrɛd/ "Mule" Yiddish /fɛrd/ "Horse". And they're not cognates; the Yiddish comes from MHG *pfɛrd with the regular sound change in Yiddish /pf/>/f/. wow you can share this to the false...
by k1234567890y
Wed 15 Aug 2018, 00:35
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Another triconsonantal project
Replies: 13
Views: 317

Re: Another triconsonantal project

wow that's great...

I recently also started a language with a triliteral root...which is geneologically related to two languages without triliteral root structures, but my new project does not rely on internal changes of vowels within the triliteral roots that much...
by k1234567890y
Mon 13 Aug 2018, 20:54
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Ancient Vaal - my first conlang scratchpad
Replies: 9
Views: 295

Re: Ancient Vaal - my first conlang scratchpad

I haven't abandoned the project yet, just busy with work right now, but will try and get a revised version of the phonology introduction up soon, including more examples, and a first peek at the grammar. After trying around a wee bit, I still feel drawn more to SVO than SOV despite liking SOV in ge...
by k1234567890y
Mon 13 Aug 2018, 03:31
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Mata People
Replies: 7
Views: 248

Re: Mata People

well, let's keep moving: Housing Traditional Mata villages were located in river basins and seashores where food was readily available, particularly in the basins of rivers through which salmon went upstream. A village consisted basically of a paternal clan. The average number of families was four t...
by k1234567890y
Sat 11 Aug 2018, 07:09
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: British Romance Language Collablang
Replies: 118
Views: 1619

Re: British Romance Language Collablang

25 c(shimobaatar)
26 b
27 b
28 a
29 b