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Lexicon sculpting

Post by Prinsessa » Mon 13 May 2013, 15:16

I slightly brainfroze and misinterpreted the point of the reverse lexicon building thread for a moment, but it gave me an idea.

In this thread we suggest words, and somebody who likes it may adjust it to the phonology of their language - or adjust the phonology to the word, if they like it that much, I suppose - and bring it into their lexicon along with the sense that was given, then showcasing the final pronunciation and spelling and whatever of the word after taking it, and any slight adjustments that perhaps had to be made to the sense.

One may also suggest word classes rather than senses.

Example:
Person A wrote:/taksa/ - 'feather'
Person B wrote:
Person A wrote:/taksa/ - 'feather'
Szinnastesian: /tʰaxsa/ - 'feather'

Next: /buhn/ - a verb
I'll begin, naturally:

/ɸuːstroð/ - 'horizon'
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Re: Build my lexicon

Post by Zontas » Mon 13 May 2013, 15:46

Neat idea, Sko. This should be called lexicon sculpting, tho.
/ɸuːstroð/ - 'horizon'
Inchoatian /pau:sθrow/- 'yonder'

Next: /z_na1s/- a particle
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Prinsessa » Mon 13 May 2013, 16:02

Yeah, I found my original title would easily be taken as "build my (Sko's) lexicon" rather than a game like this. 'Lexicon sculpting' it is.
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Re: Build my lexicon

Post by Click » Mon 13 May 2013, 16:49

Zontas wrote:/z_na1s/- a particle
/zⁿaɨs/ ?

Proto-Northern *senais n grain
  • → Kócuok senès n wheat
/kɕop/ v 'to reach'
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Re: Build my lexicon

Post by Prinsessa » Mon 13 May 2013, 17:38

2-4 wrote:/kɕop/ v 'to reach'
Heh. In Hungarian 'kap' is 'to get'.

PVK **kw·p
PVK SIMPLE **kw·p- → *kəwpə 'to reach (successfully); to get a grip on; to catch'
PVK PROG/FREQ **h-kw·p- → *(h)əkupə 'to reach for; to try to get ahold of; to fish for'

/zmirbi/ - 'ring'
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Re: Build my lexicon

Post by Click » Mon 13 May 2013, 17:50

Skógvur wrote:/zmirbi/ - 'ring'
Proto-Eryami: *zmirəbi v to talk in a high or loud voice
  • → Jkeurng zmirb v to command
Edit: So I forgot the new word. Stupid me. [xP]

Let it be /ʂpú/ - 'to scratch'
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Re: Build my lexicon

Post by Prinsessa » Mon 13 May 2013, 19:01

2-4 wrote:
Skógvur wrote:/zmirbi/ - 'ring'
Proto-Eryami: *zmirəbi v to talk in a high or loud voice
  • → Jkeurng zmirb v to command
Edit: So I forgot the new word. Stupid me. [xP]

Let it be /ʂpú/ - 'to scratch'
Oh, nice interpretation, haha. I meant a circle.
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Re: Build my lexicon

Post by Zontas » Mon 13 May 2013, 22:50

2-4 wrote:
Zontas wrote:/z_na1s/- a particle
/zⁿaɨs/ ?

Proto-Northern *senais n grain
  • → Kócuok senès n wheat
/kɕop/ v 'to reach'
I meant grammatical particle, but what the hay. Thy pronunciation is correct, btw.

Also, Sko, capitalize both titles. It's just unesthetic. No offense.
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Re: Build my lexicon

Post by Prinsessa » Tue 14 May 2013, 15:21

Zontas wrote:Also, Sko, capitalize both titles. It's just unesthetic. No offense.
I've never understood that convention. English is weird. At least German does its capitalisation thing on a consistent basis in all texts and always on the same words.
2-4 wrote:/ʂpú/ - 'to scratch'
PPVK *sp- 'claw; nail'
PVK SIMPLE **s·p-w → *spu 'to scratch; to rip; to tare' (a single, damaging rip)
PVK PROG/FREQ **h-s·p-w → *(h)əspu 'to scratch; to grind; to fumble; to fight[ back] aimlessly and/or in panic' (continuous scratching, good or bad)

/fɤhn/ - 'oak'
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Zontas » Tue 14 May 2013, 15:30

Skogvur wrote:/fɤhn/- 'oak'
Freesale- /fe:t/- 'elm'

/qulub/- 'adz, wedge'
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Click » Tue 14 May 2013, 19:43

Zontas wrote:/qulub/- 'adz, wedge'
Proto-Northern koluˀp n wedge
  • → Skyran klub [ɬop] n piece
Next: /kʰòθ/ - 'to gobble'
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Zontas » Wed 15 May 2013, 15:21

2-4 wrote:Next: /kʰòθ/ - 'to gobble'
Freesale* /xoð/- 'throat'

next: /sweistvi/- 'degree, measurement, unit'

*not an actual conlang project (neither was Inchoatian), but some words made to continue the game and help people.
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by DesEsseintes » Wed 15 May 2013, 16:27

Zontas wrote:next: /sweistvi/- 'degree, measurement, unit'
Sōkoan: sōeisteif [sɔːeɪsteɪɸ] - a measure, yardstick
From the verb sōeisni - to measure

Next: /junwœg/ - urn
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Click » Wed 15 May 2013, 20:25

DesEsseintes wrote:Next: /junwœg/ - urn
Kaipó: tionòi [ʨonòì̯] n urn
- from tio n container and nòi n dead one

Next: /róko/ 'be lucky'
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Keenir » Wed 15 May 2013, 20:38

2-4 wrote:Next: /róko/ 'be lucky'
Xoslal - roochoya [ro:.Coy.ya] nickname, epithet Being a dodger {dodging calamities}
& roochoyoth [ro:.'hoy.yoT] nickname, epithet One who keeps others safe {helping them doge calamities}
- from loan rochyo- to avoid, and & Early Xoslal -oyo-/-oya- n person, person marker.


Next: xifre 'to follow'
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by greatbuddha » Wed 15 May 2013, 21:41

Next: xifre 'to follow'
Béhru cesik: xefre(realis active), xëngshiifre(passive), xifrjii(irrealis) to pursue, follow, from old Behru khifre

/tlák/: light (electromagnetic force)
तृष्णात्क्रोधदुःखमिति उद्धो बुद्धः
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Bristel » Thu 16 May 2013, 00:51

greatbuddha wrote:
/tlák/: light (electromagnetic force)
taraka /taraka/: to be light (electromagnetic force)



Next: [kaᵑgu] to donate smth.
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Ithisa » Thu 16 May 2013, 01:00

kanga: to give

aise: the universe
Fluent: :chn: :eng:
Intermediate: :jpn:
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by ian9113 » Thu 16 May 2013, 01:56

Ithisa wrote:aise: the universe
Root y-s:

y(e)-s4 :
yisi "universe"

y-s3:
yesi "everything"
yusou "omnipresent"


Next: /sentsi/ "to bake" (as in bread)
Deutsche Sprache = schwere Sprache
:eng: :deu: :hun: (kezdő)
:con: Adranivicu
:con: Minten
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by thetha » Thu 16 May 2013, 02:55

Oooh, I like this spin on it!
ian9113 wrote:Next: /sentsi/ "to bake" (as in bread)
senthi [ˈsɛ̂nθì] - cook in an oven; bake

Next: /pʰjɔːna/ - a physical action
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