Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by CMunk » Mon 09 Apr 2012, 22:38

eldin raigmore wrote:
M. Park wrote:... the english word "Dreamt" ... is the only english word that follows __Ct#
No, it isn't. There are many.
Quite many: pint, felt, adapt, fact, loft, post, art...

And although /-mt#/ is not so common, there's at least tempt (as well as attempt, contempt...).
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Kaylee » Wed 20 Jun 2012, 06:15

I hope this post wasn't a violation to any of the rules on the forum. It isn't that old of a thread... [xP]

This is a good guide. I'm trying to get a friend into conlanging and he's intimidated by all the sites out there (wikipedia, zompist etc etc) and their explanations. He said he wanted something really simply to follow, and this ― to me ― seems perfect.

Well, anyway, just wanted to say thanks for making the guide. It is very, very helpful. [+1]
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Solarius » Wed 20 Jun 2012, 16:41

Kaylee wrote:I hope this post wasn't a violation to any of the rules on the forum. It isn't that old of a thread... [xP]

This is a good guide. I'm trying to get a friend into conlanging and he's intimidated by all the sites out there (wikipedia, zompist etc etc) and their explanations. He said he wanted something really simply to follow, and this ― to me ― seems perfect.

Well, anyway, just wanted to say thanks for making the guide. It is very, very helpful. [+1]
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Stammalor » Wed 20 Jun 2012, 16:59

CMunk wrote:
eldin raigmore wrote:
M. Park wrote:... the english word "Dreamt" ... is the only english word that follows __Ct#
No, it isn't. There are many.
Quite many: pint, felt, adapt, fact, loft, post, art...

And although /-mt#/ is not so common, there's at least tempt (as well as attempt, contempt...).
Ehm......., isn't that -mpt? Not -mt
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Ceresz » Wed 20 Jun 2012, 17:02

Yes. Dreamt can also be pronounced as /dɹɛmpt/, if I'm not mistaken.
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Ànradh » Wed 20 Jun 2012, 18:09

Stammalor wrote:Ehm......., isn't that -mpt? Not -mt
I've heard speakers elide the 'p'.
I do it sometimes too, though not always.
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Ossicone » Wed 20 Jun 2012, 18:13

Ceresz wrote:Yes. Dreamt can also be pronounced as /dɹɛmpt/, if I'm not mistaken.
It's pretty common for an epenthetic stop to appear in this sort of situation (a nasal followed by a fricative).
So <prince> and <prints> would sound the same.
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Keenir » Thu 21 Jun 2012, 07:41

will The Guide be continued?
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Micamo » Wed 11 Jul 2012, 18:41

Keenir wrote:will The Guide be continued?
I have no problems in continuing, I just don't see any real demand for it.
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Keenir » Wed 11 Jul 2012, 21:18

Micamo wrote:
Keenir wrote:will The Guide be continued?
I have no problems in continuing, I just don't see any real demand for it.
Some of us were taught not to demand things, but to wait patiently and if that fails, to ask nicely.
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Kaylee » Thu 12 Jul 2012, 01:22

I was going to say something very similar to Keenir's response. [:P]

I would love to see this continued, and I know some others who would as well. [:D]
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by thaen » Thu 12 Jul 2012, 02:47

Continue! I'm demanding! [xP]

I just like reading it. It helps some, especially with the phonotactics section.
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Micamo » Thu 12 Jul 2012, 09:58

Hmm, alright then. What section shall I do next?
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Keenir » Thu 12 Jul 2012, 17:18

Micamo wrote:Hmm, alright then. What section shall I do next?
the one you want to write. (when the writer is writing what he wants to write, he's more enthusiastic, which tends to help the readers)
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Micamo » Thu 12 Jul 2012, 18:52

Well, I'm starting this up again because you (plural) want me to. I have no problems with that, but I need direction.
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Ossicone » Thu 12 Jul 2012, 18:54

Perhaps some sort of noun morphology?
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by thaen » Thu 12 Jul 2012, 19:05

Ossicone wrote:Perhaps some sort of noun morphology?
[+1]
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Micamo » Thu 12 Jul 2012, 19:23

As good a direction as any, I guess. Give me a few hours to meditate and I'll have a post up.
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by Xing » Fri 13 Jul 2012, 12:09

Ossicone wrote:Perhaps some sort of noun morphology?
[+1]

Yes, and then also something about the notion of a phrase. That would be the next logical step when we're done with words.
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Re: Hand-held Conlanging Guide (WIP)

Post by M. Park » Thu 02 Aug 2012, 20:52

Since I suggested this and have come back to the board and conlanging in general, Would anyone be opposed to me consolodating this into a PDF?
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