I did it..

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I did it..

Post by Parlox » Tue 27 Feb 2018, 21:12

I've been wondering how other people's conlang's handle the word "Because" in a phrase with a dependent clause.

:con: Lỏhondla

Su làphalo lonalalảho su nu lándlalololả, su aphilolololả.
1ST.SING reason have-PRES.IMP.SING.1ST.THEMAT-DIR-BREAK 1ST.SING 3RD.SING do-PAST.PER.SING.1ST.THEM-DIR, 1ST.SING want-PAST.PER.SING.1ST.THEMAT-DIR
I did it because i wanted to. (Lit, I have a reason i did it, i wanted to.)
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Re: I did it..

Post by kiwikami » Tue 27 Feb 2018, 21:50

:con: Ngäliv Ëra

Khosuam nog, mu nashu khoh na rë na.
[kˣɔsʷam nɔx mɯ nasˠɯ kˣɔh na re na]
kho-thua ma na o kho mu na-thua kho o na rë na
COND-act PFV arg1 c1 arg2 COND CONJ DEO-act COND arg2 c1 PST DEO
I did it because I wanted to (do it).
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Re: I did it..

Post by Reyzadren » Wed 28 Feb 2018, 22:37

:con: griuskant (without the conscript)

aesk ara vezh aesk skuya.
/'esk 'ara vəʒ 'esk 'skuja/
1SG do-V because 1SG want-V
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Re: I did it..

Post by Iyionaku » Fri 02 Mar 2018, 09:15

:con: Yélian

Vat yireyai vigo yivareyai.
[vɐt ɕɨˈɾeːʃaɪ̯ ˈviːxɔ̈ ɕɨʋɐˈɾeːʃaɪ̯]
DEM PST-do-1SG because PST-VOL-do-1SG
I did it because I wanted to do it.

:con: Caelian

Rar Dyong sirussing byol sirussingbeil.
[ɾah dʲɔŋ ʒiruˈʃiŋ bʲɔl ʒiruʃiŋˈbɛɪ̯l]
1SG.NOM DEM.ACC PST-do.1SG>3SG because do.1SG>3SG-VOL
I did it because I wanted to do it.

:con: Ular

我由为得想前去得做有。
Lăn phárnùng tā ãw pājlhù tā lhó jù.
1SG because TOP want therefore TOP do PST
Because I wanted it, I did it.

:con: Bath'aso

Spħezt ishtib khek tozob.
[spˤɛzt ˈiʂtib kʰɛk ˈtʌzɔb]
because want=1SG.ABS PERF do=1SG.ABS
Because I wanted it, I did it.
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Re: I did it..

Post by Void » Fri 02 Mar 2018, 22:33

:con: Sarana

Sidhmir nemes azgan õzmaghor.
[ˈsiðmir ˈne̞me̞s ˈɑzgɑn ˈɨzmɑʁo̞r]
do-1SG.PERF DIST-ACC because want-1SG.PERF-SUBR
I did it because I wanted to.
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Re: I did it..

Post by Imralu » Mon 05 Mar 2018, 06:01

:tan: Swahili

Nilifanya kwa sababu nilitaka (kufanya hivyo).
ni-li-fany(a) kwa sababu ni-li-tak(a) (ku-fany(a) hivyo)
1S-PST-do INST cause(CL9)1S-PST-want (INF(CL15)-do DEM.MED.CL8)
I did it because I wanted (to do so).
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Re: I did it..

Post by marvelous » Sun 25 Mar 2018, 13:46

:con: Setasutic

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I did it because I wanted to.
Pokuf kü pokufcot.
/poˈkuf ky po.kufˈʈʂot/
poku-f kü poku-f-cot
do-1SG.PST because do-1SG.PST-want
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Re: I did it..

Post by k1234567890y » Tue 10 Apr 2018, 21:32

:con: Lonmai Luna

se lim alor pole se daler lim alor.
1.SG do that.NEUT.PRON because 1.SG want do that.NEUT.PRON
I did it because i wanted to.
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Re: I did it..

Post by Lao Kou » Wed 11 Apr 2018, 09:15

Image Géarthnuns

Sí lé, vaçte sí lé hereçkeveçö (ba dravnath) üraf sho, hereçkeveçö hedravnath.
1SG-NOM AUX.PAST, because 1SG-NOM AUX.PAST thus (PTCL do) want PTCL, thus do-CONCL
I did it because I wanted to.



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私 oué j'ga l'au 為ta parce que j'ga 欲cchitéta l'au 為rë.
Ouétachi oué j'ga l'au chita parce que j'ga hocchitéta l'au sourë.
1SG TOP 1SG=NOM 3SG=ACC do-PAST because 1SG=NOM want-PROG.PAST 3SG=ACC do-INF
I did it because I wanted to.
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