Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Sat 13 Oct 2018, 21:41

GrandPiano wrote:
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So just /Vj/ in Old English?
Yup
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » Sat 13 Oct 2018, 23:02

Does it mean island?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Sat 13 Oct 2018, 23:03

GrandPiano wrote:
Sat 13 Oct 2018, 23:02
Does it mean island?
<ei> does, yes.
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 02:56

Does the Old English cognate of "öid" end with a /d/?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 02:57

GrandPiano wrote:
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 02:56
Does the Old English cognate of "öid" end with a /d/?
No
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 02:59

Did it end with a vowel?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:00

GrandPiano wrote:
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 02:59
Did it end with a vowel?
No
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:08

Did it have a /d/?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:11

GrandPiano wrote:
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:08
Did it have a /d/?
No
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:13

Does the Old English cognate have an element that is cognate with the /d/ in Nortsääenglisch?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:22

GrandPiano wrote:
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:13
Does the Old English cognate have an element that is cognate with the /d/ in Nortsääenglisch?
Yes
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:34

Is it a stop?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:34

GrandPiano wrote:
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:34
Is it a stop?
No
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:36

Is it voiced?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by All4Ɇn » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:39

Is it /ð/?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:40

shimobaatar wrote:
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 03:36
Is it voiced?
Not in the nominative.
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Is it /ð/?
Close enough, yes.
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 04:03

Is it /θ/, realized as [ð] in some forms?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 12:36

GrandPiano wrote:
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 04:03
Is it /θ/, realized as [ð] in some forms?
Yeah.
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by All4Ɇn » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 13:48

Is its Old English cognate iġeoþ?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Mon 15 Oct 2018, 13:56

All4Ɇn wrote:
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 13:48
Is its Old English cognate iġeoþ?
No it's not. Good guess though. Funny enough, the descendant of that is one of the modern English cognates for the second element <ei>. It's the one I was trying g to lead GrandPiano to in his previous line of questions.
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