Do you want to go home?

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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by kiwikami » Tue 03 Jul 2012, 02:45

:con: Genljøŋ

Xidinit qalinø vasdqt?
want-2S(sub)-3Sn(obj) go-2S(sub)-0(obj) home-LAT ?
Do you want to go home?
Edit: Substituted a string instrument for a French interjection.
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Visinoid » Wed 04 Jul 2012, 06:49


Joaten nahi duk (male) / dun (female) etxera?
joa-ten nahi d-u-k / d-u-n etxe-ra
go-PRES.PART desire it-have-2S.MASC.ERG / it-have-2S.FEM.ERG house-to
[jo.a.ten na.(h)i duk / dun e.tʃe.ɾa]
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Thakowsaizmu » Fri 06 Jul 2012, 17:08

Ŋe dả sa zuoġ dẻji vỷc ga? / Ŋe dả sa zuoġ dẻji vỷc nẻ?
Feminine: /ŋĕdɑ̰ ʂɑ zʋ̯ŏʢ dḛ̆ji ʋʏ̰kʰ gɑ/
Masculine: /ŋĕdɑ̤ ʂɑ zʋ̯ŏʢ dĕ̤ji ʋʏ̤kʰ gɑ/
Ŋe dả sa zuoġ dẻji vỷ-c ga / nẻ*?
TOPIC 2ps at house want go-INTER generic_aspect / episodic_aspect

*Although aspects usually have distinct usages, in this phrase there is little difference between the two aspects and it is up to the speaker to choose.
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Prinsessa » Sat 07 Jul 2012, 04:43

:con: Vanga:



You want to go home.


Do you want to go home?
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Iyionaku » Fri 28 Jul 2017, 12:10

:con: Yélian

Barcai ivapilacurei?
[ˈbaɾkaɪ̯ ɨʋɐˌpilɐˈkuːɾɛɪ̯]
ask-1SG VOL-go_home-2SG

:con: Caelian

Tag Zan vportalyen birnibeil?
[tʰag zan p̪ɔɾtʰaˈʎɛn biɾniˈbɛɪ̯l]

:con: Ular

Má pállhù ãw má?

[mɑ́ pɑ́lˈʟù ɑ̃̄ʊ̯ mɑ́]
2SG go_home want 2SG

Do you want to go home?

I somehow feel like Caelian, compared to Ular, somewhat lacks efficiency. [o.O]
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Imralu » Sat 29 Jul 2017, 18:23

:tan: Swahili:

Unataka kwenda nyumbani?
u-na-tak-a kw-end-a nyumba-ni
2s-PRES-want-Ø INF(15)-go-Ø house-LOC(16/17/18)
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Xing » Sat 29 Jul 2017, 19:13

:con: Contemporary Waku

Ponga laka o maro ngou
[ˈpoːŋɑ ˈlaːkɑ o ˈmʲaːro ŋou̯]
want go DAT home 2s

:con: Xingish

Tu wil go ad hus ma?
[tuː ʋɪl goː ad hʊs ma?]
2s want go LAT home Q

:zaf: Afrikaans

Wil jy huis toe gaan?
/vəl jə̜ɪ̯ ɦə̹ɪ̯s tu χɑːn/
want 2s home LAT go
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Creyeditor » Sat 29 Jul 2017, 23:01

:con: Lōri

If you are talking to a man (for a woman you just change the term of address to fānendua/nenua).

Tangdandua fakrohaya aruiya sau'iya aha.
[tãŋ.ˈdãŋ.dwɑ ˈfak̚r̥o.ha.ja‿a.ˈɾuɪ̯.ja ˈsɑʊ̯.ʔḭ.ja‿ˈa.ha]
tangdandua fak-alha-ya aru-i-ya sau'i-ya aha
father VBLZR-love-3.OBJ go-LOC-3.OBJ home-DEF Q
Do you want to go home?

The term of adress can be shortened to 'anua', but this is sometimes considered impolite. You can also ommit the definitness marking on home, if you want to.

Anua fakrohaya aruiya sau'i aha.
[ˈa.nwɑ ˈfak̚r̥o.ha.ja‿a.ˈɾuɪ̯.ja ˈsɑʊ̯.ʔḭ‿ˈa.ha]
anua fak-alha-ya aru-i-ya sau'i aha
father VBLZR-love-3.OBJ go-LOC-3.OBJ home-DEF Q
Do you want to go home?

In actual discourse, when someone is about to leave, you would probably just say.

Anua aruiya sau'i aha.
[ˈa.nwɑ‿a.ˈɾuɪ̯.ja ˈsɑʊ̯.ʔḭ‿ˈa.ha]
anua aru-i-ya sau'i aha
father go-LOC-3.OBJ home-DEF Q
You're going home?
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Tuyono » Wed 09 Aug 2017, 16:34

This turned out to be more complicated than I thought, but in a good way. usually while writing sample sentences I focus on the missing parts of my grammar, so I don't always notice all the options I already have. anyway...
:con: Somiy'a:

1. Asking a single person you know:
giy natgoha peweni korsay?
gi nat-go-ha pew-en-ɪ kor-saj
2.SG.T house-2.SG.T.POSS-DAT walk-SUB-IND want-Q

2. Asking a stranger:
niywe natwoha wepeweni wekorsay?
niwe nat-wo-ha we-pew-en-ɪ kor-saj
2.SG.K house-2.SG.K.POSS-DAT SG.K-walk-SUB-IND SG.K-want-Q

3. Asking two or more people you know:
ma'i natgiha ampeweni amkorsay?
maʔɪ nat-gi-ha pew-en-ɪ kor-saj
2.PL.T house-2.PL.T.POSS-DAT PL.T-walk-SUB-IND PL.T-want-Q

4. Asking a group containing at least one stranger:
kewe natwiyha ekpeweni ekorsay?
kewe nat-wi-ha ʔek-pew-en-ɪ ʔe-kor-saj
2.PL.k house-2.PL.K.POSS-DAT PL.T-walk-SUB-IND PL.T-want-Q

The last two examples assume that the people asked all live in the same house. If they don't, add a plural prefix to the word "house":
manatgiha / manatwiyha - to your houses (everything else stays the same).

* T. and K. refer to noun classes (there are three but the last one doesn't have second person pronouns anymore).
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Iyionaku » Mon 20 Nov 2017, 12:55

:chn: Mandarin

Nǐ xiǎng huíjiā ma?

[ni˨˦ ɕɪ̯aŋ˨˩ xʊeɪ̯˨˦͡tɕɪ̯a˥ ma]
2SG want go_home POL
Do you want to go home?
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I had a mantra on the moss and I had to go to bed.

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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Alessio » Mon 20 Nov 2017, 13:31

:ita: Italian
Vuoi andare a casa?
/vwɔi̯ an'daːre a 'kaːza/
vuoi and-are a casa
want.2SG go-INF to home

:ita: Emilian - Dialàt Vgnulěṡ
Vǒ-t andêr a cà?
/voːt ɐn'dεːr ɐ kă/
vǒ t and-êr a cà
want.2SG 2SG.ATONE.QUESTION go-INF to home

:con: Hecathver/Häħadhvar
Ĵösses genut tenuts?
/ʝǝs'ses dʒe'nut te'nuts/
ĵöss-es gen-ut tenut-s

:con: Hajás
He icjélet jles ophlõmn?
/he 'itʃeːlet ɪ'les ɔp'loːmn̩/
he icjél-et jl-es ophlõm-n
QUESTION want-2SG go-INF to_home.ACC

"Ophlõm" is generally considered a single morpheme, even if it comes from "op" (inside) + "hlõm" (house). Hence, I left it that way in the gloss.

:con: Simpel (work in progress, probably temporary name)
Eid us fidan si jas lad eu loku?
/εi̯d us 'fidan si ʒas lad eu̯ 'loku/
QUESTION 2P want INF go to DEF house

I'm trying to make Simpel as isolating as I can, so yeah, one word = one morpheme 99.99% of the time. "Us" is actually "u" (2nd person) + "s" (medial), and it represents the standard 2nd person addressing pronoun, whereas "um" (proximal) would imply close friendship or feelings of superiority and "ut" (distal) would be formal. All of these are valid for both singular and plural, as Simpel has no notion of number.
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Reyzadren » Mon 20 Nov 2017, 14:15

:con: griuskant (without the conscript)

ost skuya hetha ki roil urva?
/'ɔst 'skuja 'həθa ki 'rɔil 'urva/
2SG want-V return-V to home Q
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Void » Mon 20 Nov 2017, 17:47

:con: Symiric

Zal grivilgük aikul öldöd?
[zɑl ˈgriʋilgyk ˈɑi̯kul ˈøldød]
2SG want-2SG.FUT-SUBJ go-INF home-LAT
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Threr » Tue 21 Nov 2017, 23:32

Visinoid wrote:
Sat 23 Jun 2012, 03:50

Do you want to go home?
Veux-tu rentrer à la maison ?
Two things I'd like to add :
The fact that the verb and subject should switch position in a question is correct. Still, french people will most of the time ignore this rule, so this is more common :
Tu veux rentrer à la maison ?

"à la maison" can be omitted as "rentrer" can be used to talk about "going home" on itself. Thus, this will also be correct (depending on the context) :
Tu veux rentrer ?

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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Evynova » Tue 21 Nov 2017, 23:59

:dan: Danish

Vil du (tage) hjem?
/ve duˀ (tæˀ) jɛmˀ/
want.PRS 2SG (take.INF) home
Do you want to go home?
I'm not entirely sure about the phonetic transcription so if I've made a mistake feel free to correct me and I'll rectify.
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by GrandPiano » Sun 03 Dec 2017, 19:27

:hkg: Cantonese

(I think this is right)

Nei5 soeng2 m4 seong2 faan1 uk1kei2 aa3?
[nei̯˩˧ sœŋ˧˥ m̩˨˩ sœŋ˧˥ faːn˥ ok̚˥kʰei̯˧˥ aː˧] (many speakers pronounce nei5 as lei5 [lei̯˩˧] and/or m4 as ng4 [ŋ̍˨˩])
2[SG] want NEG want return home PTCL
Do you want to go home?

The particle 呀 aa3 is a common particle often used at the ends of questions that serves to soften the tone of the question.

(Note: The character 企 is underlyingly kei5 [kʰei̯˩˧]; however, in the word 屋企, it changes from tone 5 to tone 2. This sort of tone change occurs in many Cantonese words.)

:jpn: Japanese

In Japanese, you could probably just say:

[kaeɾitái ↗]

Lit. Do you want to return?

If you want to specify "home", you could say:

家へ帰りたい? or うちへ帰りたい?
Ie e kaeritai? or Uchi e kaeritai?
[ié e kaeɾitái ↗] or [ut͡ɕi e kaeɾitái ↗]
ie e kaer-ita-i or uchi e kaer-ita-i
home to return-want-NPST.AFF.ADJ

Do you want to go home?

All of these questions could optionally end with the question particle か ka. In polite speech, ですか desu ka would be added to the end; です desu being the polite copula (though in this case it only serves to indicate politeness), and か ka being the aforementioned question particle, which is mandatory in polite speech.
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Re: Do you want to go home?

Post by Parlox » Sun 03 Dec 2017, 23:43

:con: Meskosi Saítin

Nafwo laumío kolpan kolen nafwo-wa nekílauí keí?
/nafwɑ laɤmiɤ kɤʟθan kɤʟɛn nafwɑwa nɛkilaɤi kɛi/
2ND want move forward 2ND-POSS building QUES
Do you want to go home?
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