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by Evynova
Mon 11 Dec 2017, 12:50
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2017
Replies: 116
Views: 1912

Re: Lexember 2017

:con: Urxan

Jegë
f. /jeɣa͡i/
m. /jɛɣə/
  • House, habitation
  • Hut
by Evynova
Mon 11 Dec 2017, 12:41
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 24050

Re: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread

I'd honestly rather have snow than this horrendous weather we're having down here in Belgium. The wind is strong enough to send bins flying down the street and with the copious rain, my computer, along with all of my notes, are this close to being ruined and taking my academic year along in its down...
by Evynova
Mon 11 Dec 2017, 12:30
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Which use can I give to my conlang
Replies: 4
Views: 34

Re: Which use can I give to my conlang

I'm still kind of a noob to this whole thing myself too. I started making conlangs as part of a conworld, itself for no real purpose other than just for the sake of it. They don't have any purpose other than to please me, and with a bit of luck, other people on the internet. Honestly, as long as you...
by Evynova
Sun 10 Dec 2017, 20:58
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Urxan language
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: The Urxan language

Stative and active verbs & passive constructions In the first post, I briefly mentioned the transitivity suffixes of Urxan, but I feel like there still is some explaining to do and this is precisely what I am going to do here. The transitivity suffixes are only ever used with dynamic verbs . That i...
by Evynova
Sun 10 Dec 2017, 12:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2017
Replies: 116
Views: 1912

Re: Lexember 2017

Day 10 :con: Urxan Ter , v. m. /t͡sɛr/ f. /da͡ir/ To murder; to assassinate To kill (with intent) To slaughter (an animal) Note: this is a taboo word. In the presence of women, men are not allowed to say it. A common workaround would be the verb ejcan , "to cause the end of". Example: Kijan caxfawux...
by Evynova
Sun 10 Dec 2017, 11:59
Forum: Translations
Topic: He feels lied to
Replies: 28
Views: 1586

Re: He feels lied to

:con: Urxan Ki gerxanoc lijënaxe. m. /k͡xʲə ɣer.xɑ.noʃ ʎʲə.jə.nɑ.xɛ/ f. /ɟʲə ɣer.xa.nɔʃ ʎʲə.ja͡i.na.xe/ Ki gerxa-noc lijëna-xe 3AN deceived-as feel-PRS S.he feels as (if) deceived. :con: Aangiian Géleg ké fe lîžá̃. / ŋ ge͡ɪɫɜg kʰe͡ɪ ɸɜ ɫɨ͡iʑæ̃ː/ deceived 3 PRS believe S.he believes (s.he was) deceiv...
by Evynova
Sun 10 Dec 2017, 11:22
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Urxan language
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: The Urxan language

Liking the vertical wood carving that can go left to right [<3] [+1] Also, who cares if it is original; my conscript symbols look like typical runes. I care about style, and you have style~ Thanks, I really appreciate it! I have to admit, I'm always a tad worried when I post anything; I'm always sc...
by Evynova
Sat 09 Dec 2017, 16:58
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Urxan language
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: The Urxan language

The writing system The Urxan alphabet was developed recently, and was for a long time only used for religious purposes. It is read from top to bottom, and then usually from left to right (though right to left is also possible). It was traditionally carved into the barks of trees with knives, all ar...
by Evynova
Sat 09 Dec 2017, 16:10
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Urxan language
Replies: 4
Views: 116

The Urxan language

Here it is finally (for whoever is interested haha), the dedicated thread for the Urxan language! I don't have every little grammatical detail figured out yet, but I have more than enough to be able to translate simple, basic sentences, and definitely enough for a thread of its own. Modern Urxan is ...
by Evynova
Sat 09 Dec 2017, 11:39
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 24050

Re: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread

He's extremely well known in France, and over here in Belgium. He's often compared to a rock and roll legend, but he's fairly controversial. Some people completely adore him and almost worship him, while others have this misconception that only uneducated, or poor folk listen to him; whenever you br...
by Evynova
Sat 09 Dec 2017, 11:00
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2017
Replies: 116
Views: 1912

Re: Lexember 2017

:con: K'anerhtówhí

Holt
/hɤlt/
  • Scarf, head cap, veil
  • The clothing used to protect one's head from the cold and the wind.
Animkhewherí holtm.
/ɑn.ɪm̥.kʰɛ.ʍɛ.rʏ hɤl̥.tᵊm̥/
3SG.NH-OBL-have-3SG.H-PERT scarf-OBL
S.he is wearing a scarf.
by Evynova
Fri 08 Dec 2017, 13:33
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2017
Replies: 116
Views: 1912

Re: Lexember 2017

Day 8

:con: K'anerhtówhí

Woht'a, v.
/wɤx.t’a/
  • To build, to construct (smth) from the ground up.
  • To begin (a project).
Example:

Animwoht'ahwhe nhekm.
/ɑn.ɪm.wɤx.t’ɑ.ʍːɛ n̥ɛ.kᵊm/
3SG.NH-OBL-build-CONT-3SG.H house-OBL
S.he is building/has been building a house.
by Evynova
Thu 07 Dec 2017, 21:50
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2017
Replies: 116
Views: 1912

Re: Lexember 2017

Day 7 Today isn't one, but 10 words; the numbers from 1 to 10 in Proto-Urkha-Aangiian and their equivalent in the two daughterlangs. :con: Proto-Urkha-Aangiian Jeta /jɛ.ta/ Mata /ma.ta/ Kisi /ki.si/ Kelo /kɛ.lɔ/ Ringi /ɾi.ŋi/ Ringeta /ɾi.ŋɛ.ta/ Ringata /ɾi.ŋa.ta/ Ringisi /ɾi.ŋi.si/ Ringelo /ɾi.ŋɛ.lɔ...
by Evynova
Thu 07 Dec 2017, 20:23
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yay or Nay?
Replies: 2657
Views: 140461

Re: Yay or Nay?

Thanks a bunch for your replies! I didn't know the phenomenon is actually this common, and it's a real shame it isn't more documented. I tried to look for sources to read about "gender diglossia" if one could call it that, but resources are extremely scarce. About Chukchi, Omniglot states that there...
by Evynova
Thu 07 Dec 2017, 15:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yay or Nay?
Replies: 2657
Views: 140461

Re: Yay or Nay?

Genderlects, as you termed them, are attested. An examples that pops to mind is Chukchi. I was actually inspired by Yanyuwa and how male and female speakers will use different morphology. I thought I'd play around with this concept but I don't know if phonological differences are attested. I looked...
by Evynova
Thu 07 Dec 2017, 14:27
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yay or Nay?
Replies: 2657
Views: 140461

Re: Yay or Nay?

Before posting a dedicated thread for Urxan, I'm working on all the little tweaks and details, and there are still some little details about which I'm unsure. (Urxan society is matriarcal and women have power over men. I'm experimenting with how culture and society may influence language. If it's to...
by Evynova
Thu 07 Dec 2017, 12:45
Forum: Translations
Topic: I was walking in the forest...
Replies: 45
Views: 2814

Re: I was walking in the forest...

:con: Urxan Imy agig-la pefmal noš, ešliny runin imta xanëmal. m. /im.y aɣ.iɣ.la p͡ɸef.mal noʃ | eʃ.lin.y run.in im.t͡sa xa.nə.mal/ f. /im.u͡i aɣ.iɣ.la bef.mal noʃ | eʃ.lin.u͡i run.in im.da xa.ne͡i.mal/ Im=my agi=ig-la pef-mal noš, ešlin=my run-in im-ta xanë-mal elu 1AN-INTR forest-INESS-DEF.INAN wa...
by Evynova
Wed 06 Dec 2017, 23:36
Forum: Translations
Topic: I am a boy.
Replies: 50
Views: 3487

Re: I am a boy.

:con: Urxan Imani efwux. m. /i.ma.nʲ efʷ.əx/ f. /i.manʲ efʷ.əx/ Im-ani ef-wux 1AN-SUB boy-OBJ I am a boy. Imani efwux-e jamy keltinëra matrigi pix šenmal asëxe. m. /i.manʲ efʷ.əx.e ja.my k͡xel.t͡si.nə.ra ma.tri.ɣi p͡ɸʲəx ʃen.mal a.sə.xe/ f. /i.manʲ. efʷ.əx.e ja.mo͡i gel.di.na͡i.ra ma.dri.ɣi bʲəx ʃen...
by Evynova
Wed 06 Dec 2017, 13:29
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2017
Replies: 116
Views: 1912

Re: Lexember 2017

Day 6: :con: Urkhan Šax , n. an. /ʃax/ Member of a tribe; citizen; person with rights From Proto-Urkha-Aangiian *saku , tribesman/woman. This root was derived to form new words, now usually treated like roots: Šaxra , /ʃax.ra/, from šax + collective suffix ra : a tribe Šamun , /ʃa.mun/, a city, vill...
by Evynova
Tue 05 Dec 2017, 22:41
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: The Urkhan Empire
Replies: 0
Views: 55

The Urkhan Empire

The Urkha (or Urxa ) are the founders of a massive empire that expanded on the Eastern continent. Related to the Soo ta Aangii , they are nevertheless vastly different, whether linguistically, religiously, but also in terms of culture and politics. You will find in this thread information about thei...