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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Ahzoh » Thu 21 Dec 2017, 22:10

It will be an abugida and yes, I plan on marking vowels solely by dots, lines, and curves. The /a/ vowel, in particular looks similar to a tilde and goes below the letterform.

The width of of the descender and ascender space in the font making program is 400 ems each while the x-space is 768 ems. I'm thinking of reducing this to either 650 or 400, although it is a very hard thing to do to resize everything while trying to keep the width of the lines at 150 ems.
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by samthewoxx » Thu 21 Dec 2017, 23:34

Working on a neography.
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Lambuzhao » Sun 24 Dec 2017, 16:41

Ahzoh wrote:
Thu 21 Dec 2017, 22:10
It will be an abugida and yes, I plan on marking vowels solely by dots, lines, and curves. The /a/ vowel, in particular looks similar to a tilde and goes below the letterform.

The width of of the descender and ascender space in the font making program is 400 ems each while the x-space is 768 ems. I'm thinking of reducing this to either 650 or 400, although it is a very hard thing to do to resize everything while trying to keep the width of the lines at 150 ems.
Very interesting connected script!

Reminds me of Syriac, which I like reading a lot more than Arabic.

Here's at least one example of Syriac engraved on stone
http://www.aina.org/images/agmbelgium16.jpg

On the Assyrian Genocide Monument in Belgium.

Here's a more 'demotic' scritchy-scratchy Syriac engraved inscription (much more linear/angular, not really rounded) around Nestorian Cross
https://i.pinimg.com/236x/d7/f2/76/d7f2 ... -china.jpg

Chinese & Syriac Bilingual Inscription of Hsian Fu
http://www.heritageinstitute.com/zoroas ... sianFu.jpg


Hatran Aramaic Inscription
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/ ... _Hatra.jpg


Stone is certainly more resistant than bone, but to give you some ideas.
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by bbbourq » Tue 26 Dec 2017, 18:18

I revamped my cases in Lortho to reduce the amount of syllables each ending had from two to one syllable; however, I kept one ending as two syllables to keep it unique. It was brought to my attention that it is not common for languages to have mutli-syllabic endings being that they are used so often. So... there it is.
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Thrice Xandvii » Tue 26 Dec 2017, 22:45

I just recently had my 37×100th post!
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Frislander » Tue 26 Dec 2017, 23:14

Thrice Xandvii wrote:
Tue 26 Dec 2017, 22:45
I just recently had my 37×100th post!
And the significance is?
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Ahzoh » Tue 26 Dec 2017, 23:32

Frislander wrote:
Tue 26 Dec 2017, 23:14
Thrice Xandvii wrote:
Tue 26 Dec 2017, 22:45
I just recently had my 37×100th post!
And the significance is?
His username and stuff involve the number 37
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Dormouse559 » Wed 27 Dec 2017, 01:18

Ahzoh wrote:
Tue 26 Dec 2017, 23:32
Frislander wrote:
Tue 26 Dec 2017, 23:14
Thrice Xandvii wrote:
Tue 26 Dec 2017, 22:45
I just recently had my 37×100th post!
And the significance is?
His username and stuff involve the number 37
Which wouldn't necessarily be obvious to someone who joined after Thrice changed his username.
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Thrice Xandvii » Wed 27 Dec 2017, 01:43

Thirty-Seven has been my favorite number for a long time? I dunno, more of a bit of a jokey accomplishment for today. *shrug* (Ahzoh is also right.)
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Thrice Xandvii » Wed 27 Dec 2017, 01:44

(Apologies for the double-post... but apparently I can't delete it to fix the issue and add it to the previous one...?)
Dormouse559 wrote:
Wed 27 Dec 2017, 01:18
Which wouldn't necessarily be obvious to someone who joined after Thrice changed his username.
True, but it is still in there. Thrice X and VII = 3 x 10 + 7 = 37... Just a bit less obvious than it once was.
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by shimobaatar » Wed 27 Dec 2017, 02:31

Thrice Xandvii wrote:
Wed 27 Dec 2017, 01:44
(Apologies for the double-post... but apparently I can't delete it to fix the issue and add it to the previous one...?)
Dormouse559 wrote:
Wed 27 Dec 2017, 01:18
Which wouldn't necessarily be obvious to someone who joined after Thrice changed his username.
True, but it is still in there. Thrice X and VII = 3 x 10 + 7 = 37... Just a bit less obvious than it once was.
I knew about you and 37, but this stuff about your new/current username went completely over my head until now. [:$]
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Thrice Xandvii » Wed 27 Dec 2017, 03:08

I mean, it was meant to be rather non-obvious unless you think about it.
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by DesEsseintes » Wed 27 Dec 2017, 04:33

I still think Lao Kou’s interpretation of your nick is the best.
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Parlox » Wed 27 Dec 2017, 23:41

I have started work on a germanic language descended from Old Norse. The idea is that is spoken in Thailand with quite a bit of Thai influence, and has an Austronesian alignment.
My only conlangs worth mentioning are Lozkazmat, Podmåri, and Delen. Most languages i make i toss out after a week or so, i'm usually working on around 3-7 conlangs.

I'm a native english speaker, though i'm learning Thai, Lozkazmat and German.
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Ælfwine » Thu 28 Dec 2017, 00:35

Parlox wrote:
Wed 27 Dec 2017, 23:41
I have started work on a germanic language descended from Old Norse. The idea is that is spoken in Thailand with quite a bit of Thai influence, and has an Austronesian alignment.
Nevermind the fact that I have no idea on how such a language might come to be, I am very interested in such a project as someone who works with Old Norse.
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by felipesnark » Thu 28 Dec 2017, 01:09

I worked a bit on Shonkasika neuter nouns, specifically those true consonant stems whose stems in clusters, or whose last syllable contains <â> /ə/.

This may be a work in progress, but for now, stems whose final cluster end in an obstruent + liquid or nasal will get <î> /ɪ/ between the obstruent and the liquid or nasal in the indefinite nominative singular form. Other clusters will get the î appended:

*dobr > dobîr
*zelg > zelgî

In the accusative, the î is appended:
dobrîk, zelgîk

For neuters with stems that end in -âN, N being a nasal that be in a syllable coda, in all other forms besides the indefinite nominative singular (the unmarked form), â goes to î:
nom. fomân acc. fomînîk
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by eldin raigmore » Thu 28 Dec 2017, 02:45

Parlox wrote:
Wed 27 Dec 2017, 23:41
I have started work on a germanic language descended from Old Norse. The idea is that is spoken in Thailand with quite a bit of Thai influence, and has an Austronesian alignment.
[O.O] [B)]
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Lambuzhao » Thu 28 Dec 2017, 18:07

DesEsseintes wrote:
Wed 27 Dec 2017, 04:33
I still think Lao Kou’s interpretation of your nick is the best.
Thrice Xandvii

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/ea/0b/f1/ea0b ... s-bond.jpg

I'd read the book / see the movie.

The name's Xanzvii. Thrice Xanvii.

Of course, just like with #s 001-006, what/who/whence/whither of Once and Twice Xandvii?

:wat: [;)]
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Lambuzhao » Thu 28 Dec 2017, 18:12

Ha ha.

Twice Upon a Xandvii

produced by George Lucas
now in beamish, rather impressive Lumage!

Coming this Octember to a theatre far, far away…
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Re: What did you accomplish today?

Post by Pabappa » Fri 29 Dec 2017, 04:17

map of climates of planet Teppala. It's actually temperatures for January and July, in Fahrenheit, overlaced with each other .... but from it Im going to make a Köppen-like map using the lines on the map for temperature guides and my best judgment for the rainfall, which wont really need to have contours.

People on planet Teppala tend to live in just one climate zone, because the living standards are very primitive and getting food is the most important defining characteristic of a society. Poswobs (my main culture) live in the blue-green plains area near the center of the map; Moonshines live in the blue areas to the north and east. The tropics have much higher population denisities and can have a nation occupying just one city and therefore just a few pixels on the map .... maps of those will be on my site eventually.

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edit: hahaha i just realized how messy that is .... well, i tend to work messily ... that's actually much cleaner and crisper than the maps i used to generate it, and since I mostly focused on the central areas of the map, i didnt realize i had huge paint spills around the edges and various artifcats of the other maps. But, anyway, from mess comes order.
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