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by Tuyono
Wed 05 Sep 2018, 20:10
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon sculpting
Replies: 2277
Views: 212174

Re: Lexicon sculpting

Corphishy wrote:
Mon 03 Sep 2018, 19:35
NEXT: megi [ˈmɛgi] n. ghost, soul, shadow
meeg [meːg] n. ani. shadow, reflection, sign, vision

Next: čiaboan [ˈt͡ʃjabɔ.ɑ̃] team, club, society, accosoation
by Tuyono
Sat 21 Jul 2018, 18:24
Forum: Translations
Topic: Complementiser vs relativiser
Replies: 32
Views: 2936

Re: Complementiser vs relativiser

Źilaa Ruńu: uńjiu nguha ruuśihe źek leen eeźi. know.IPF-1SG C build.PFV.3SG Jack.NOM house.ACC DIST-INAN.ACC I know that Jack built the house . uńjiu nguha eeźi mi leen ei ruuśihe ĺaa źek. know.IPF-1SG C DIST-INAN.ACC COP.IPF.3SG house.NOM REL build.PFV.3SG 3.INAN.ACC Jack.NOM I know that that's the...
by Tuyono
Sat 21 Jul 2018, 18:11
Forum: Translations
Topic: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!
Replies: 207
Views: 37677

Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

:con: Źilaa Ruńu

maz liuk huuni naśal em ceeĺu. śalme ĺaa leng źilaa ruńu!

NEG reach.IPF.3SG 1SG.ACC VN-say.IPF of 2SG.OBL | say-2SG.IMP 3.INAN.ACC INST language.ACC NAME-OBL

"The thing you're saying is not reaching me. Say it with the language of Ruń!"
by Tuyono
Wed 06 Jun 2018, 20:33
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon sculpting
Replies: 2277
Views: 212174

Re: Lexicon sculpting

gestaltist wrote:
Wed 06 Jun 2018, 17:05
Next: rozìhi - beginning, start (pronunciation = romanization in this case)
ruziih [ruˈziːx] n. inan. dawn, sunrise

Next: dmawe [dmaˈwe] layer, skin
by Tuyono
Mon 04 Jun 2018, 23:33
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon sculpting
Replies: 2277
Views: 212174

Re: Lexicon sculpting

Corphishy wrote:
Wed 23 May 2018, 13:08
Next: ɸeᵑga ['ɸe.ᵑgə] n. fire; strength, force; charisma
pengu ['pe.ᵑgu] v. pull, bring in, attract
Illuminatus wrote:
Sat 02 Jun 2018, 11:44
Next: heriya [ˈhe.ɾʲi.jɐ] n. fruit, pear
hedia [heˈdi̯a] n. inan. fruit

Next: múlipo [ˈmuːlɪ.pɔ] adj. Sudden; random; unexpected; strange
by Tuyono
Sat 19 May 2018, 21:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon sculpting
Replies: 2277
Views: 212174

Re: Lexicon sculpting

CarsonDaConlanger wrote:
Wed 16 May 2018, 17:04
Next: súnau ['su.naṷ] Adj. smart
suunu [ˈsuːnu] adj. smart, clever, inventive

Next: yabyo [ˈja.bjo] v. repeat, do the same as before
by Tuyono
Sat 05 May 2018, 15:06
Forum: Translations
Topic: Do you want to go home?
Replies: 44
Views: 6705

Re: Do you want to go home?

:con: Źilaa Ruńu Moving from A to B is usually expressed in one of two ways. One verb is used if the important part about the question is getting home (because you have something to do there), and another verb if the focus is on going , or on leaving where you are now. The word for "home" leen is ki...
by Tuyono
Sun 25 Mar 2018, 18:34
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon sculpting
Replies: 2277
Views: 212174

Re: Lexicon sculpting

Corphishy wrote:
Wed 21 Mar 2018, 15:43
Next: čapačn [ˌtʃaˈpatʃn̩] nm. company, government, formal institution
capaś [cɑˈpɑʃ] - n. council

Next: moukife [mo.uˈki.fe] - holiday, gathering
by Tuyono
Sun 25 Mar 2018, 18:09
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False cognates
Replies: 633
Views: 83221

Re: False cognates

:isr: mehuma מהומה - mess, a chaotic situation
:eng: mayhem
by Tuyono
Tue 20 Mar 2018, 22:55
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon sculpting
Replies: 2277
Views: 212174

Re: Lexicon sculpting

Corphishy wrote:
Tue 20 Mar 2018, 13:35
NEXT: udo [uˈdo] vi. wake up
uduh [uˈduh] - v. return

Next: teš‘ep [teʃˈʔɛp] - n. grind, make into powder
by Tuyono
Fri 16 Mar 2018, 22:48
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon sculpting
Replies: 2277
Views: 212174

Re: Lexicon sculpting

Lao Kou wrote:
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 10:18
Next: jeptaub [dʒɛˈptɔb] adj. ochre (color), golden-brown (food).
jeptaab /ɟepˈtɑːb/ - (n. inan) a type of clay

Next: kalwansh /ˈka.lwãʃ/ - (v.) get drunk; lose control
by Tuyono
Thu 15 Mar 2018, 14:36
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Parallel Lexicon Sculpting
Replies: 343
Views: 41484

Re: Parallel Lexicon Sculpting

Void wrote:
Sun 11 Mar 2018, 00:23
Next: aspávesir [ˈɑspɑːʋe̞sir] "worldy, wise; erudite, scholarly"
aspaav [ɑsˈpɑːβ] - v. practice, explore, learn from experience

next: lëke'issa [ləkeˈʔisːa] - v. direct, give instructions
by Tuyono
Sat 10 Mar 2018, 21:38
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building
Replies: 4349
Views: 300601

Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Linguifex wrote:
Sat 10 Mar 2018, 07:54
Next: Oido doronoga /doɹonoga/ [doɹõɹoa] (verb or noun)


v. circle, surround or wrap something

Next: kaibu [ˈkaj.bu] - a noun
by Tuyono
Thu 08 Mar 2018, 16:39
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Parallel Lexicon Sculpting
Replies: 343
Views: 41484

Re: Parallel Lexicon Sculpting

CarsonDaConlanger wrote:
Thu 08 Mar 2018, 13:22
saŋamrë saŋamɾǝ-v. meet, greet, introduce, get to know
ngamre /ˈᵑgam.re/ v. meet, greet

next: twaamu /ˈtwaːmu/ n. evening, dusk
by Tuyono
Tue 06 Mar 2018, 02:35
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Źilaa Ruńu
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Re: Źilaa Ruńu

Pronouns : NOM ACC OBL 1SG. hiun huuni huun 1PL. ndar ndaari ndaaru 2SG. cĺe ceeĺi ceeĺu 2PL. ĺesa ĺeesai ĺeesar 3SG.HU. seg seegi seegu 3PL.HU. segda seegai seegar 3SG.ANI. ńa ńai ńaan 3PL.ANI. iaź aaźi aaźar 3.INAN. ĺaa ĺaar As you see, there is a set of 3rd person pronouns for humans and another...
by Tuyono
Tue 06 Mar 2018, 00:41
Forum: Translations
Topic: No / None / Neither / Not a single - Absence.
Replies: 18
Views: 2815

Re: No / None / Neither / Not a single - Absence.

:con: Źilaa Ruńu The verb lis is a copula for location, and I'm glossing it here as 'exist'. It can be either negated like any other verb, or replaced by ucer 'be absent, missing': 1. maz lis śezru ji ndusar vara. not exist.IPF flower on field-INAN.OBL this-INAN.OBL OR: ucer śezru ji ndusar vara. be...
by Tuyono
Mon 05 Mar 2018, 15:32
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon sculpting
Replies: 2277
Views: 212174

Re: Lexicon sculpting

Corphishy wrote:
Mon 05 Mar 2018, 07:07
Next: ξumya [ksuˈmja] n. M fresh water; pure(ified)/drinking water
kumia [kuˈmi̯a] - n. inan. spring, well

Next: nuank [nuˈɑŋkʰ] - n. trouble, difficulty
by Tuyono
Mon 05 Mar 2018, 02:11
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11163
Views: 733995

Re: What did you accomplish today?

I got rid of some vowel changes that made no sense and didn't even look irregular enough to be interesting. Pronouns still have some of that mess (and I like them this way), but nouns don't.
by Tuyono
Mon 05 Mar 2018, 01:50
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Źilaa Ruńu
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Re: Źilaa Ruńu

Nouns Animate nouns include humans, animals, and some elements of nature seem to move and act on their on - the sun, wind, fire, rain and rivers (but not all water), and maybe clouds, sound and light. Inanimate nouns include everything else like plants, objects, dead creatures, places, and abstract...
by Tuyono
Sun 04 Mar 2018, 02:50
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Źilaa Ruńu
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Źilaa Ruńu

Źilaa Ruńu [ʒiˈlaː ˈru.ɲu] is a fictional language that I've been working on pretty slowly for about half a year now. Like almost everything in this world, it's very much a WIP and whatever I post here can change later if it doesn't work anymore. That said, I'd love to get questions and feedback, e...