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Attempts of a new collablang

Post by k1234567890y » Sat 04 Aug 2018, 16:06

gotta make a new attempt of collaborative a priori lang.

Below are the votes:

1) size of consonant inventories?
a. small(14 consonants or less)
b. moderately small(15-18 consonants)
c. average(19-25 consonants)
d. moderately large(26-33 consonants)
e. large(34 consonants or more)

2) size of vowel inventories?
a. small(4 vowels or less)
b. average(5 or 6 vowels)
c. large(7 vowels or more)

3) Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives
a. No voicing constrast
b. In plosives alone
c. In fricatives alone
d. In both plosives and fricatives

4) Should we have uvulars?
a. None
b. Uvular stops only
c. Uvular continuants only
d. Uvular stops and continuants

5) Should we have glottalized consonants?

a. No glottalized consonants
b. Ejectives onl
c. Implosives only
d. Glottalized resonants only
e. Ejectives and implosives
f. Ejectives and glottalized resonants
g. Implosives and glottalized resonants
h. Ejectives, implosives, and glottalized resonants

6) What should we do about lateral consonants?

a. No laterals
b. /l/, no obstruent laterals
c. Laterals, but no /l/, no obstruent laterals
d. /l/ and lateral obstruent
e. No /l/, but lateral obstruents

7) Should we have a phonemic velar nasal? e.g. velar nasal as a phoneme, not just an allophone of /n/ before velar consonants.
a. Initial velar nasal
b. No initial velar nasal
c. No velar nasal

8) Should the language evolve from a proto-lang diachronically?
a. Yes
b. No
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by shimobaatar » Sat 04 Aug 2018, 16:22

1: b
2: b
3: b
4: b
5: a
6: d
7: a
8: a
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by Tanni » Sat 04 Aug 2018, 16:31

1) size of consonant inventories?
b. moderately small(15-18 consonants)

2) size of vowel inventories?
c. large(7 vowels or more)

3) Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives
c. In fricatives alone

4) Should we have uvulars?
a. None

5) Should we have glottalized consonants?

a. No glottalized consonants

6) What should we do about lateral consonants?

e. No /l/, but lateral obstruents

7) Should we have a phonemic velar nasal? e.g. velar nasal as a phoneme, not just an allophone of /n/ before velar consonants.
a. Initial velar nasal
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by idov » Sun 05 Aug 2018, 15:11

1) e.
2) a.
3) a.
4) a.
5) e.
6) Is having several laterals, none of them obstruent, an option? Example: /l ʎ/ If not: a.
7) b.
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by k1234567890y » Sun 05 Aug 2018, 16:40

idov wrote:
Sun 05 Aug 2018, 15:11
6) Is having several laterals, none of them obstruent, an option? Example: /l ʎ/ If not: a.
it is counted as b.
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by gestaltist » Mon 06 Aug 2018, 09:26

I like to vote on these threads. Although they usually die sooner than I would like.

My votes:

1e
2a
3c
4a
5h
6d
7a
8a
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by shanoxilt » Mon 20 Aug 2018, 01:55

Contact me when we get to semantics, syntax, or morphology.
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by this_is_an_account » Fri 24 Aug 2018, 04:32

I hope this is still going.

1: C~D~E
2: A~B
3: A~C
4: D
5: A~B~F
6: D (Does this include glottalized L if we get glottalized resonants?)
7: B~C
8: B

Sorry if these are too vague.
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by Porphyrogenitos » Fri 24 Aug 2018, 07:53

My votes:

1) size of consonant inventories?
b. moderately small(15-18 consonants)

2) size of vowel inventories?
b. average(5 or 6 vowels)

3) Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives
b. In plosives alone

4) Should we have uvulars?
d. Uvular stops and continuants

5) Should we have glottalized consonants?
a. No glottalized consonants

6) What should we do about lateral consonants?
b. /l/, no obstruent laterals

7) Should we have a phonemic velar nasal? e.g. velar nasal as a phoneme, not just an allophone of /n/ before velar consonants.
a. Initial velar nasal

8) Should the language evolve from a proto-lang diachronically?
b. No

(it should, essentially, be the proto-language. we will introduce rules such that it shall have an underlying structure reflecting a more regular earlier stage, discernible through internal reconstruction, and a surface structure reflecting its present-day stage.)
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by CarsonDaConlanger » Mon 22 Oct 2018, 15:01

Where are we at on this? Could we tally the votes and move on?
1) size of consonant inventories?
b. moderately small(15-18 consonants)

2) size of vowel inventories?
b. average(5 or 6 vowels)


3) Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives
b. In plosives alone

4) Should we have uvulars?
a. None

5) Should we have glottalized consonants?
a. No glottalized consonants

6) What should we do about lateral consonants?
b. /l/, no obstruent laterals

7) Should we have a phonemic velar nasal? e.g. velar nasal as a phoneme, not just an allophone of /n/ before velar consonants.
c. No velar nasal

8) Should the language evolve from a proto-lang diachronically?
b. No
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by Nachtuil » Tue 23 Oct 2018, 03:28

1) d
2) b
3) b
4) b
5) b
6) c
7) c
8) b
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by jimydog000 » Fri 26 Oct 2018, 13:05

1) size of consonant inventories?
d. moderately large(26-33 consonants)

2) size of vowel inventories?
a. small(4 vowels or less)

3) Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives
d. In both plosives and fricatives

4) Should we have uvulars?
a. None

5) Should we have glottalized consonants?
h. Ejectives, implosives, and glottalized resonants

6) What should we do about lateral consonants?
b. /l/, no obstruent laterals

7) Should we have a phonemic velar nasal? e.g. velar nasal as a phoneme, not just an allophone of /n/ before velar consonants.
c. No velar nasal

8) Should the language evolve from a proto-lang diachronically?
a. Yes

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