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by GrandPiano
Sat 16 Jun 2018, 17:57
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 545
Views: 50334

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

:kor: 사과 sagwa “apple” - :chn: 傻瓜 shǎguā “fool” (pronounced sǎguā in many dialects)
by GrandPiano
Sat 16 Jun 2018, 06:14
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Sat 16 Jun 2018, 04:36
Four?
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by GrandPiano
Sat 16 Jun 2018, 04:32
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Sat 16 Jun 2018, 01:11
GrandPiano wrote:
Sat 16 Jun 2018, 01:06
shimobaatar wrote:
Sat 16 Jun 2018, 00:58
Was it more than two syllables?
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Three?
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by GrandPiano
Sat 16 Jun 2018, 01:06
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Sat 16 Jun 2018, 00:58
Was it more than two syllables?
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by GrandPiano
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 22:02
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 05:45
Was the second element of the compound also two syllables in its nominative singular form in Classical Latin?
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by GrandPiano
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 02:01
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Thu 14 Jun 2018, 21:01
Is it listed as masculine?
It’s listed as being both masculine and feminine.
by GrandPiano
Thu 14 Jun 2018, 20:59
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Thu 14 Jun 2018, 18:30
compār?
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(Wiktionary doesn't list it as being in the common gender as of this post)
by GrandPiano
Thu 14 Jun 2018, 13:12
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Thu 14 Jun 2018, 05:19
Was the nominative singular form of the first noun two syllables in Classical Latin?
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by GrandPiano
Thu 14 Jun 2018, 04:11
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Was the first element feminine as well? The first element could be masculine or feminine. To clarify, you mean that this is one word that, in Classical Latin, is sometimes attested as masculine, and other times is attested as feminine? Correct, and there was apparently a semantic difference dependi...
by GrandPiano
Tue 12 Jun 2018, 23:49
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Sun 10 Jun 2018, 02:44
Was the first element feminine as well?
The first element could be masculine or feminine.
by GrandPiano
Sat 09 Jun 2018, 01:47
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 545
Views: 50334

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

Lao Kou wrote:
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 18:11
Birdlang wrote:
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 11:32
To add to the Russian one. :idn: suka means like.
Well then, :idn: suka, :jpn: 好き suki "like"
Those would be false cognates, wouldn’t they?
by GrandPiano
Thu 07 Jun 2018, 23:55
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 545
Views: 50334

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

:eng: piracy
:jpn: パイらしい pai rashii "it seems like pie"
by GrandPiano
Wed 06 Jun 2018, 21:56
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Wed 06 Jun 2018, 05:10
I'll ask just in case… was the second element feminine in Latin?
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by GrandPiano
Wed 06 Jun 2018, 03:52
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Tue 05 Jun 2018, 23:14
Is the second element derived from a Latin first-declension noun?
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by GrandPiano
Sat 02 Jun 2018, 16:23
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Clio wrote:
Sat 02 Jun 2018, 03:50
Is the second element of the compound from the Latin third-declension noun?
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by GrandPiano
Fri 01 Jun 2018, 14:48
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Fri 01 Jun 2018, 03:18
Two nouns?
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by GrandPiano
Fri 01 Jun 2018, 03:16
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Thu 31 May 2018, 23:19
Is it a compound of two words?
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by GrandPiano
Thu 31 May 2018, 20:29
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Clio wrote:
Thu 31 May 2018, 18:46
Is it from a Latin third-declension noun?
Part of it is.
by GrandPiano
Thu 31 May 2018, 18:37
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Reverse Sound Changes Game
Replies: 779
Views: 44387

Re: Reverse Sound Changes Game

[ˈgiteːniʁtal] < [ˈgetajnertal]
by GrandPiano
Thu 31 May 2018, 16:51
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 312
Views: 20327

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Znex wrote:
Thu 31 May 2018, 13:15
Is it an animal?
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