Quick Diachronics Challenge

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Re: Quick Diachronics Challenge

Post by sangi39 » Tue 28 Nov 2017, 11:37

Davush wrote:
Tue 28 Nov 2017, 10:59
Will we get the answer? Seems about the right time for a new challenge if anybody wanted to make one.
Since nobody updated their answers I think it would be Auvon's turn, but a reveal would be nice [:)]
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Re: Quick Diachronics Challenge

Post by Auvon » Wed 29 Nov 2017, 04:58

I'll start working on something, assuming qwed will reveal it soon and no one has any new guesses.
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Re: Quick Diachronics Challenge

Post by qwed117 » Sat 02 Dec 2017, 02:08

Yeah, Auvon's the winner.
The answer was *'ekonom. The *sk cluster came from the palatization of the k, not an original cluster. The original location of the stress makes it more likely than just *skonom. The central *o becomes *we in a couple of languages, and not the reverse. There wasn't any true treeing, however.
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Re: Quick Diachronics Challenge

Post by Auvon » Thu 07 Dec 2017, 16:30

(I expect to get this up by Saturday, sorry for the wait).
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Re: Quick Diachronics Challenge

Post by Auvon » Mon 11 Dec 2017, 02:12

The extension has been extended; I'm almost done with sound changes for all ten languages, after that I plan to run around 30 proto-words thrhough sound changes, although I'm not sure if I'll actually do that much. I'm doing mainly binary branching with a few areal features. Maybe expect it by the middle of the week, hopefully not too much later.
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Re: Quick Diachronics Challenge

Post by sangi39 » Mon 11 Dec 2017, 19:01

Auvon wrote:
Mon 11 Dec 2017, 02:12
The extension has been extended; I'm almost done with sound changes for all ten languages, after that I plan to run around 30 proto-words thrhough sound changes, although I'm not sure if I'll actually do that much. I'm doing mainly binary branching with a few areal features. Maybe expect it by the middle of the week, hopefully not too much later.
So looking forward to it [:)] I really enjoy these challenges
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