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by Void
Fri 23 Feb 2018, 17:23
Forum: Translations
Topic: Translate "Translate"
Replies: 15
Views: 1799

Re: Translate "Translate"

:con: Sarana Ergethel anglanaba rankanarsi. [ˈe̞rge̞θe̞l ˈɑŋlɑnɑbɑ ˈrɑŋkɑnɑrsi] translate-1SG.GNO english-ABL french-LAT=in I translate English into French. Ergedes tervešes amátúva? [ˈe̞rge̞de̞s ˈte̞rʋe̞ʃe̞s ˈɑmɑːtuːʋɑ] translate-2SG.PERF document-ACC success-INST Did you translate the document suc...
by Void
Tue 13 Feb 2018, 21:56
Forum: Translations
Topic: He is...
Replies: 76
Views: 9410

Re: He is...

Sarana Saha söprözēlei. [ˈsɑxɑ ˈsø̞prø̞ze̞ːle̞i̯] be-3SG.GNO fisher "He is a fisherman." Saha krī. [ˈsɑxɑ kriː] be-3SG.GNO strong "He is strong." Saha ölserün. [ˈsɑxɑ ˈø̞lse̞ryn] be-3SG.PRS husband-1SG.POSS "He is my husband." Mā öldörsün. [mɑː ˈø̞ldø̞rsyn] be-3SG.PRS house-LOC=in-1SG.POSS "He is i...
by Void
Wed 03 Jan 2018, 22:25
Forum: Translations
Topic: Who makes kimchi?
Replies: 10
Views: 1121

Re: Who makes kimchi?

https://i.imgur.com/gdtgN9O.png Süm jaroz Söthrök sûrenpe kimči? [ˈsøθrøk ˈsyːrɛmpɛ ˈkintʃi] cook-3SG.PRS-PASS INTER-ESS=from-INTER kimchi What is kimchi made of? Söthrök kimči gômörenet. [ˈsøθrøk ˈkintʃi ˈgøːmørɛnɛt] cook-3SG.PRS-PASS kimchi vegetable-ESS.PL=from Kimchi is made of vegetables. Söth...
by Void
Wed 03 Jan 2018, 12:35
Forum: Translations
Topic: Working like a slave
Replies: 16
Views: 1275

Re: Working like a slave

Image Süm jaroz

Münöh melzüngímür.
[ˈmynøç ˈmɛlzyŋiːmyr]
work-3SG.PRS slave-COMP
He works like a slave.

Münöh melzüngiri.
[ˈmynøç ˈmɛlzyŋiri]
work-3SG.PRS slave-ESS
He works as a slave.
by Void
Tue 02 Jan 2018, 23:56
Forum: Translations
Topic: Mark 13:24
Replies: 6
Views: 619

Re: Mark 13:24

https://i.imgur.com/gdtgN9O.png Süm jaroz Á zata götröte zá rikšürt, šadhrihath savo ja de darath ald thürjes. [aː ˈzɑtɑ ˈgøtrøtɛ zaː ˈrikʃyrt ʃɑðrixɑθ ˈsɑʋɔ jɑ dɛ ˈdɑrɑθ ɑlt ˈθyrjɛs] but DIST-ESS.PL day-ESS.PL DIST-ESS tribulation-ESS=after darken-3SG.AOR sun and NEG give-3SG.AOR moon light-3SG.PO...
by Void
Sat 30 Dec 2017, 15:27
Forum: Translations
Topic: The door opened, the door was opened... (voice)
Replies: 82
Views: 8736

Re: The door opened, the door was opened... (voice)

https://i.imgur.com/gdtgN9O.png Süm jaroz Ohpol Peter ahparas. [ˈɔxpɔl ˈpɛtɛr ˈɑxpɑrɑs] open-3SG.PST peter door-ACC Peter opened the door. Ohpolmag ahpar. [ˈɔxpɔlmɑg ˈɑxpɑr] open-3SG.PST-REFL door The door opened. Ohpolok ahpar. [ˈɔxpɔlɔk ˈɑxpɑr] open-PASS-3SG.PST door The door was opened. Ohpolok ...
by Void
Fri 29 Dec 2017, 19:05
Forum: Translations
Topic: All roads lead to Rome.
Replies: 80
Views: 5727

Re: All roads lead to Rome.

:con: Hieratic Shurturian Jómost namát órúja Rómá. [ˈjoːmɔst ˈnɑmɑːt ˈoːruːjɑ ˈroːmɑː] lead-3PL.AOR all-PL road-GEN.PL rome-LAT All roads lead to Rome. Rather obsolete. :con: Süm jaroz Ángath árpan még Rómad. [ˈaːŋɑθ ˈaːrpɑn meːg ˈroːmɑd] lead-3SG.AOR way-GEN all rome-LAT All roads lead to Rome.
by Void
Fri 29 Dec 2017, 19:00
Forum: Translations
Topic: Wants and needs
Replies: 54
Views: 6799

Re: Wants and needs

:con: Süm jaroz

Thurbar načasud.
[ˈθurbɑr ˈnɑtʃɑsud]
need-1SG.PRS money-DAT
I need money.

Arkur načas.
[ˈɑrkur ˈnɑtʃɑs]
want-1SG.PRS money-ACC
I want money.

Grivür načas.
[ˈgriʋyr ˈnɑtʃɑs]
lack-1SG.PRS money-ACC
I lack money.
by Void
Wed 20 Dec 2017, 15:04
Forum: Translations
Topic: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.
Replies: 51
Views: 2588

Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

:con: Süm jaroz Meth geldüz bómur thalvar á meth gar méger. [mɛð ˈgɛldyz ˈboːmur ˈθɑlʋɑr aː mɛð gɑr ˈmeːgɛr] be-3SG.AOR snow only north-LOC but be-3SG.PRS rain everywhere "It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere." :con: Hyriska hunga He sniowiz alien in sam noarze, nejer he rioniz ywaral...
by Void
Wed 20 Dec 2017, 02:36
Forum: Translations
Topic: He is...
Replies: 76
Views: 9410

Re: He is...

:con: Süm jaroz Sath söpsei. [sɑθ ˈsøpsɛi̯] be-3SG.AOR fisherman "He is a fisherman." Sath tür. [sɑθ tyr] be-3SG.AOR strong "He is strong." Sath öldserem. [sɑθ ˈølsɛrɛm] be-3SG.AOR husband-1SG.POSS "He is my husband." Meth öldömörös. [mɛθ ˈøldømørøs] be-3SG.AOR house-1SG.POSS-INES "He is in my house...
by Void
Tue 19 Dec 2017, 15:47
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 4816
Views: 340285

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

I've dabbled a bit with a diachronic, West Germanic (Ingvaeonic) conlang, with a bunch of diphthongs and wacky sound changes (taking Grimm's Law one step further, basically): /m n ŋ/ /p t tʃ k/ /f s ʃ ɕ x ç h/ /z ɣ/ /w l r j/ /a ɛ ɪ ɔ ʊ aː eː iː oː uː/ /au̯ wa wɔ jɛ wa: wo: je:/ Sa frestar skrie pri...
by Void
Thu 14 Dec 2017, 00:38
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 6391
Views: 405049

Re: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

Can anyone please explain what is going on in this sentence:

"I bring news of what would have been going to happen if you were not to have been going to change your ways."

It reads like a terrible meme, but I'm still curious.
by Void
Thu 07 Dec 2017, 03:10
Forum: Translations
Topic: I am a boy.
Replies: 50
Views: 4174

Re: I am a boy.

Image Süm jaroz

Sar djál.
[sɑr djaːl]
be-1SG.PRS boy
I am a boy.

Sar djál rüzlüssör hursurjat hoirásan atthan.
[sɑr djaːl ˈryzlys:ør ˈxursurjɑt ˈxɔi̯rɑsɑn ˈɑθːɑn]
be-1SG.PRS boy know-2SG.PST-SUBR year-PL.GEN twenty-GEN ago
I am the boy you knew 20 years ago.
by Void
Wed 06 Dec 2017, 23:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2017
Replies: 275
Views: 8436

Re: Lexember 2017

https://i.imgur.com/ysAsVEt.png Süm jaroz 1st - ürgöttír [ˈyrgøt:i:r] n. - eschatology (system of doctrines concerning apocalyptic matters; area of theology) 2nd - ürjöhöthür [ˈyrjøçøθyr] n. reptile (cold blooded vertebrate) 3rd - súl [su:l] v. to step (move the foot in walking); to step (walk slow...
by Void
Mon 04 Dec 2017, 22:14
Forum: Translations
Topic: Believe in yourself
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Re: Believe in yourself

https://i.imgur.com/ysAsVEt.png Süm jaroz Velhhes magašad. [ˈʋɛlçɛs ˈmɑgɑʃɑd] believe-SUBJ-2SG.PRS self-2SG.POSS-LAT "Believe in yourself." Velhhes magad velhhetthör šed. [ˈʋɛlçɛs ˈmɑgɑd ˈʋɛlçɛθːør ˈʃɛd] believe-SUBJ.2SG.PRS self-LAT believe-3SG.AOR-SUBR 2SG.LAT "Believe in the me that believes in ...
by Void
Sun 03 Dec 2017, 20:09
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon sculpting
Replies: 2228
Views: 160264

Re: Lexicon sculpting

rínk [riːŋk] n. - booty, spoils (of war)

Next: hrú [xru:] adj. - raw, uncooked; harsh, cruel
by Void
Sun 03 Dec 2017, 13:53
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2017
Replies: 275
Views: 8436

Re: Lexember 2017

https://i.imgur.com/ysAsVEt.png Süm jaroz 1st - ürgöttír [ˈyrgøt:i:r] n. - eschatology (system of doctrines concerning apocalyptic matters; area of theology) 2nd - ürjöhöthür [ˈyrjøçøθyr] n. reptile (cold blooded vertebrate) 3rd - súl [su:l] v. to step (move the foot in walking); to step (walk slow...
by Void
Tue 28 Nov 2017, 20:24
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: (C&C) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 1558
Views: 129307

Re: (C&C) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

A newbie question, but still: if my language is generally VSO, and has postpositions, would it be classed as a head-initial language?
by Void
Sun 26 Nov 2017, 09:02
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Who were the Áifiúraí/Ábhad Ibhereiu of County Donegal?
Replies: 10
Views: 568

Re: Who were the Áifiúraí/Ábhad Ibhereiu of County Donegal?

Irish aesthetic without the Europeanness of it? Yes please. Definitely looking forward to more.
by Void
Sat 25 Nov 2017, 00:31
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 10952
Views: 573822

Re: What did you accomplish today?

I've created a word that I'm rather proud of: vuljar [ˈʋuljɑr] I don't know why, but I really liked this word, so I gave it some cool meanings: 1. sovereign (entity, usually a person, which is not a subject to a ruler or nation) 2. overlord (entity, usually a person, with overarching power or author...