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by qwed117
Wed 25 Jul 2018, 05:48
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread
Replies: 1374
Views: 104843

Re: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread

Then there's stuff like coconut milk as well. I think that, first of all, they should drop the word “bovine”, and just admit that all mammal mothers lactate: And, second of all, allow any term that’s been in common use for 45 years or longer, to be “grandfathered in”, perhaps with a requirement tha...
by qwed117
Mon 23 Jul 2018, 02:17
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Sat 21 Jul 2018, 23:02
Was this third gender an innovation, or has the neuter been preserved from Classical Latin?
[cross] [tick]
Thrice Xandvii wrote:
Sun 22 Jul 2018, 01:45
does it share any ancestry with the Spanish word "coger"?
[cross]
GrandPiano wrote:
Sun 22 Jul 2018, 16:09
The second noun is neuter, then?
[tick]
by qwed117
Mon 23 Jul 2018, 02:03
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Quick Diachronics Challenge
Replies: 584
Views: 53548

Re: Quick Diachronics Challenge

First hint:
Inventory
/m n t k d g/
/f s z h/
/w j r/

/a i o u/
(This should simplify a lot of the speculation)

Sangi is the closest, so far.
by qwed117
Sat 21 Jul 2018, 23:01
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Sat 21 Jul 2018, 22:51
Does this language have a third grammatical gender?
[tick]
by qwed117
Sat 21 Jul 2018, 22:28
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Sat 21 Jul 2018, 18:17
Are both nouns masculine?
[cross]
GrandPiano wrote:
Sat 21 Jul 2018, 17:28
Does the /e̯a/ in the first word come from a Latin monophthong?
[tick]
by qwed117
Sat 21 Jul 2018, 22:09
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 6618
Views: 514276

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

well, for what it's worth, the *opposite* happens in Sardinian. For example there's Latin HABEŌ, which becomes *aβjo in Vulgar Latin. In Sardinian that becomes "appo"
by qwed117
Sat 21 Jul 2018, 16:29
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Sat 21 Jul 2018, 04:27
Considering how my last question was about the second one, and how you already confirmed that the first one was masculine, I'm asking about the second one.
[cross]
by qwed117
Sat 21 Jul 2018, 03:16
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 21:04
Is it feminine?
is what feminine? second or the first?
by qwed117
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 20:56
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread
Replies: 1374
Views: 104843

Re: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread

Apparently Turkey invaded Iraq last month. I never heard about it in the least bit in the news.
by qwed117
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 20:53
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 20:48
Is the second noun singular?

As a reminder:
qwed117 wrote:
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 01:13
<pealu tseanărïtse>
[pe̯alu t͡sənə'rɨt͡s]
yep
by qwed117
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 20:39
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 20:23
Is the second word also a noun?
[tick]
by qwed117
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 19:58
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 19:49
Is the noun masculine singular?
[tick] the first word is masculine singular
by qwed117
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 19:43
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

[tick]
by qwed117
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 06:15
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 03:40
Is it an adjective followed by a noun, then?
No
by qwed117
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 03:35
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

I made a small mistake, and so I changed the word accordingly
shimobaatar wrote:
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 02:30
Is it a noun followed by an adjective?
[cross]
by qwed117
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 02:22
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

yes it is a noun phrase.
by qwed117
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 01:13
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

New word(s):
<pealu tseanărïtse>
[pe̯alu t͡seanə'rɨt͡s]
by qwed117
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 00:16
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 6618
Views: 514276

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

KaiTheHomoSapien wrote:
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 00:06
So...what are your guys' best theories about where the word "femur" comes from? I'm always interested in Latin words of obscure origin [:D]
My guess is that it is somehow derived from *bʰer- from PIE. I don't know enough about PIE suffixation and similar to make a good guess though
by qwed117
Thu 19 Jul 2018, 20:42
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Game: Let's Reform English Grammar
Replies: 270
Views: 24926

Re: Game: Let's Reform English Grammar

I'm curious; do you actually have [ʌprizɪŋ] for "uprising", or was that a typo? yep that was a typo First change: "As of" is treated as a single word Second change: month comes after the year [æzəv twɛnijeɪ̯ˈtin meɪ̯| ˈoʊ̯nli ðə ˈʌpraɪ̯zɪŋ ɪn tuˈniʒə hæz rɪˈzəltɪd ɪn ə trænˈzɪʃn̩ tu kɑnstɪˈtuʃn̩əl ...
by qwed117
Thu 19 Jul 2018, 20:39
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 533
Views: 36877

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

so bl-.... OH

*blancam
white f.sg?