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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Lao Kou » Fri 24 Feb 2017, 06:42

Linguifex wrote:Next: *tjkwo (noun appropriate for a pre-Columbian level of technology)
pyramid

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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by alynnidalar » Fri 24 Feb 2017, 16:02

Lao Kou wrote:Next: aföibs [aˈføjbs] a noun
academy

Next: *fuyek (noun appropriate for an Iron Age level of technology)
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Lao Kou » Fri 24 Feb 2017, 17:08

alynnidalar wrote:Next: *fuyek (noun appropriate for an Iron Age level of technology)
necklace

Next: mféruths [ˌm.feˈɾuθs] a noun
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Linguifex » Fri 24 Feb 2017, 20:57

Lao Kou wrote:Next: mféruths [ˌm.feˈɾuθs] a noun
an invented word, neologism

Next: *tlwndw (a verb appropriate for a pre-Columbian level of technology)
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Lao Kou » Tue 28 Feb 2017, 15:20

Linguifex wrote:Next: *tlwndw (a verb appropriate for a pre-Columbian level of technology)
fell (a tree), clear (a parcel/tract of land), hew

Next: zgaifönébs [ˌzgajføˈnebs] a noun
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by protondonor » Tue 28 Feb 2017, 16:31

Lao Kou wrote:Next: zgaifönébs [ˌzgajføˈnebs] a noun
junction between three tectonic plates

Next: deihkbies [ˈdeixk.bies] a noun appropriate to an arctic or subarctic environment
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by qwed117 » Tue 28 Feb 2017, 21:11

deihkbies [ˈdeixk.bies] crevasse, or alternatively methane trapped in permafrost

Next: Ctenūs [ktEnus] noun, preferably focused on classical life
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by DesEsseintes » Fri 03 Mar 2017, 08:56

qwed117 wrote:Next: Ctenūs [ktEnus] noun, preferably focused on classical life
marble

Next: kekuılma
Literally, it means "to have a bird", but what does it mean as an expression? (I'm specifically not looking for any sexual connotations, so please.)
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Lao Kou » Fri 03 Mar 2017, 14:36

DesEsseintes wrote:Next: kekuılma
Literally, it means "to have a bird", but what does it mean as an expression? (I'm specifically not looking for any sexual connotations, so please.)
have a conniption (fit)

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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Linguifex » Sat 04 Mar 2017, 00:29

Lao Kou wrote:Next: gvínézh [gviˈneʒ] a verb
'pronounce an ejective consonant'

Next: New project tma· (verb stem)
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by k1234567890y » Sat 04 Mar 2017, 15:46

to become one, to unite, to join, to ally, to cooperate with, to accompany with, to be a fellow of, to befriend.

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noun or adjective, nothing related to abstract concepts or modern technology if it is a noun
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Linguifex » Sat 04 Mar 2017, 19:46

k1234567890y wrote:Next:

qud-

noun or adjective, nothing related to abstract concepts or modern technology if it is a noun
reed

Next: tmu·y (can be any part of speech, really)
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Frislander » Mon 06 Mar 2017, 22:45

:con: Ätara
Linguifex wrote:Next: tmu·y (can be any part of speech, really)
"boat, canoe" for a noun or "to sail, travel on water" as a verb

Next: imät [ˈi.mət] an animal or item which would be appropriate for a Papuan culture
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Linguifex » Tue 07 Mar 2017, 00:30

Frislander wrote:Next: imät [ˈi.mət] an animal or item which would be appropriate for a Papuan culture
canoe; long, thin boat

Next: Proto-Dujajikiswə sekung [sekuŋ] (something appropriate to an Amazonian culture)
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Linguifex » Sat 01 Apr 2017, 07:26

Linguifex wrote:Next: Proto-Dujajikiswə sekung [sekuŋ] (something appropriate to an Amazonian culture)
chop down trees

Next: *ikkamang /ˈikːamaŋ/ (something appropriate to an Amazonian or indigenous Australian culture)
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Frislander » Tue 11 Apr 2017, 12:54

Linguifex wrote:Next: *ikkamang /ˈikːamaŋ/ (something appropriate to an Amazonian or indigenous Australian culture)
boomerang (returning or not)

Next: pàsku [ˈpâs̺.kʊ̯] (an item appropriate to a bronze-age agricultural people).
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by protondonor » Tue 11 Apr 2017, 15:50

Frislander wrote:Next: pàsku [ˈpâs̺.kʊ̯] (an item appropriate to a bronze-age agricultural people).
axle or thill

Next: lempintăp [lempintəp] (item appropriate to a semi-aquatic or amphibious species with at most bronze-age technology)
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Ahzoh » Wed 12 Apr 2017, 03:57

^a ring

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марцетӯ marcheton
A fruit that can be found in cold climates (Scandinavian/Russian level cold) and isn't an apple or grape.
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by alynnidalar » Wed 12 Apr 2017, 15:38

Ahzoh wrote:марцетӯ marcheton
A fruit that can be found in cold climates (Scandinavian/Russian level cold) and isn't an apple or grape.
wild blueberry

Next: sorēg /ˈso.re:g/ - a noun or verb
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Frislander » Tue 02 May 2017, 19:46

alynnidalar wrote:Next: sorēg /ˈso.re:g/ - a noun or verb
(pine) tree

Next: botra [(ⁿ)bo↓tʳa] - an adjective/stative verb
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