I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Thrice Xandvii » Sun 01 May 2016, 02:17

Probably ignorance.
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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by GrandPiano » Sun 01 May 2016, 03:54

說 would definitely be better. 說話 is always intransitive (話, which means "speech", acts as the object of 說 "to say").
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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Thrice Xandvii » Sun 01 May 2016, 04:11

GrandPiano wrote:說 would definitely be better. 說話 is always intransitive (話, which means "speech", acts as the object of 說 "to say").
Good to know. My Chinese is shitty and woefully insufficient. I'm decent at writing it though!
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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Dormouse559 » Sun 01 May 2016, 22:44

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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Imralu » Mon 11 Jul 2016, 08:55

:con: :png: Wena:

Na i ze nwimu zyu wa i nge mya. I he nge Wena.
1s COP NEG.E understand.AG GEN.C 2s COP communicate.AG GEN.what | COP JUSS.E communicate.AG Wena
I don't understand what you're saying. Please speak Wena.
Glossing Abbreviations: COMP = comparative, C = complementiser, ACS / ICS = accessible / inaccessible, GDV = gerundive, SPEC / NSPC = specific / non-specific, AG = agent, E = entity (person, animal, thing)
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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Ebon » Mon 11 Jul 2016, 10:52

Sadashivou re so setail neme paleor. Setaya neme Nereifivu.
[ˈsa.da.ʃi.vɔu ɾe suj ˈse.tajl ˈne.me ˈpa.leɔɾ seˈta.ja ˈne.me ˈne.ɾɛj.fi.vu]
understand-NEG.1SG.PRES 1SG DEF say.2SG.PRES 2SG thing-ACC say-IMP 2SG Nereifa-COMITATIVE.ANIMATE
I don't understand what you're saying. Speak Nereifa.

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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by OTʜᴇB » Fri 15 Jul 2016, 21:45

:con: Inyi

apneyitai te iten yeyeyepnepata. Inyi apneyita.
Lit. I do not understand the speaking of you. Speak Inyi.
I don't understand what you're saying. Speak Inyi.
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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by kiwikami » Wed 20 Jul 2016, 07:02

:con: Alál

Dzaàltarîrxu Alùlaı. Lıú Alùzlrııá alál!
dz<aà-lat.~a>r̀-í-r̀x.~u.r̀ la<ù>l-ı-a | lıú la<ùz>l-ŕı-ı-á la<á>l
parse<1.3-zero>-STAT-NVOL2.ACT speak<2>-DUR-VOL.ACT | using speak<2.1>-IMP-DUR-VOL2.ACT language<OBL.AUG>
I don't understand what you're saying. Speak to me in Alál!
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Post by All4Ɇn » Thu 21 Jul 2016, 06:08

:con: Þrinn
Ig behöße, þat kóðt þu nen. Prattet ängelsk!
I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!
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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Chagen » Fri 22 Jul 2016, 05:50

Kirroŋa:

no kirriruuŋŋu un dwama. Kirroŋom kiranayaddi!
no kir-tiru-uŋ-nu un dwam-a Kirroŋa-um kir-a-na<ya>m-di
1S speak-NMLZ-2S.POSS-ACC NEG understand-PFV Kirroŋa-S.OBL speak-PFV-PROL<3S>-IMPERATIVE

(Lit. "I do not understand your speaking. Speak by means of Kirroŋa!")
Nūdenku waga honji ma naku honyasi ne ika-ika ichamase!
female-appearance=despite boy-voice=PAT hold boy-youth=TOP very be.cute-3PL
Honyasi zō honyasi ma naidasu.
boy-youth=AGT boy-youth=PAT love.romantically-3S
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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Sglod » Fri 22 Jul 2016, 10:35

:con: Kâzaron

To (nê) diperta zu moin nisan(ês)a. Kâzaronât diperti!
to (nê) di-pert-a zu moin ni-san-(ês)-a | Kâzaron-ât di-pert-i
NEG (1s.ERG) 2s-say-PRS REL thing.PL 1s-understand-(POT)-PRS | Kâzaron-INS 2s-speak-IMP

/to (ne) dɪˈpœɹta d͡zɯ moin nɪˈʃaːn(eʃ)a ˈkɑːzaɾonɑt dɪˈpœɹtɪ/
I don't understand what you're saying. Speak Kâzaron!

:con: Harzôn:

Thô nizain ei diverth zu meini. Harzôn ath ferth!
NEG 1s.understand 3p.INAN 2s.speak REL thing.PL | Harzôn INS speak.IMP
[θʏ nʲɪˈzæɪ̯n ɶʏ̯ ʒɪˈvɶːθ ʒʏ ˈmɶʏ̯nʲɪ ˈx̞äːʒʏn äθ fɶːθ]
I don't understand what you're saying. Speak Harzôn!
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Post by Iyionaku » Tue 05 Sep 2017, 09:40

:con: Ular

我得为说你作无思抓我。订语咱说你!
Lăn tā nùngwò má kûng pãm rhóngthŭ lăn. Nūn Jōlár wŏ má!

[lɛ̂̄n tɛ̄ nỳŋʊ̯ɔ̀ mɑ́ kúŋ pɑ̃́m ríŋtʰŷ́ lɛ̂̄n. nȳn jɔ̄lɛ́ɹ ʊ̯ɔ̂́ mɑ́]
1SG TOP say 2SG REL NEG understand 1SG | IMP Ular speak 2SG
I don't understand what you're saying. Speak Ular!
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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Itlani Jim » Tue 12 Sep 2017, 20:06

"I don't understand what you are saying. Speak Itlani!

In Itlani:

"Idaova kiinova eypyare, ra-dayaru. Tashe, Itlanizhe eypyate!"
(That which you speak, not-understand-I. Please, in-Itlani speak!")
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Post by Jackk » Tue 12 Sep 2017, 20:20

:con: Duban

Fa du da yon isa yemban t'are. Emma tu wed Duban!
/fa ˈdu da ˈjon i.sa ˈyem.ban ˌta.ɾe || ˈem.ma ˈtu wed ˈdu.ban/
[fəˌdu ˈdjo.ni.zə ˈyæ̃.bɑ̃ ˌta.ɾə || ˈɛm.mə ˈtu.wɛd ˈdu.bɑ̃]
to 1s neg seen this say-ptcp.psv from 2s.obl || speak imp with Duban
I don't understand what you're saying. Speak Duban!
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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Parlox » Tue 12 Sep 2017, 21:43

H̭itoymh̭a

Xoḙǵdoḙon uḱxannaos, oǵdanyos H̭itoymh̭a!
[xoɛg͡doɛon uk͡xɑnɑos, og͡dɑna͡ios hitoa͡imhɑ]
Understand-1ST-NEG say-PRES-2ND, speak-COP-PRES Hitayamian
I do not understand what you are saying, speak Hitayamian! (lit, I understand not you say, be speaking Hitayamia!n)

Makǔdorın

Uoso ǒsmučkcu monuy̌ınna kǒnu nreu yı, morǰeun Makǔdorın!
[ɯoso ɘsmmɯt͡ʃkjɯ monɯɟina kɘna nɹɛɯ ci, moɹd͡ʒɛɯn makʌdoɹin]
COP-NEG understand word-PLUR(W) you-GEN say i, talk Makonian
I do not understand what you are saying, speak Makonian! (lit, I am not understanding words you say, talk in Makonian!)
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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Imralu » Tue 12 Sep 2017, 22:25

:tan: Swahili:

Sielewi mambo unayosema. Ongea Kiswahili!
si-elew(a)-i mambo u-na-yo-sem(a) | onge(a) Kiswahili
NEG.1s-understand-NEG.PRES matters(6) 2s-PRES-6.REL-say | speak Swahili

I don't understand what you're saying. Speak Swahili!
Glossing Abbreviations: COMP = comparative, C = complementiser, ACS / ICS = accessible / inaccessible, GDV = gerundive, SPEC / NSPC = specific / non-specific, AG = agent, E = entity (person, animal, thing)
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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Egerius » Wed 13 Sep 2017, 11:49

:eng: Iċ ne understande naƿiht þe þú sæġst. Spreċ on Ƿesseaxne (, iċ ġebidde þé)!
[ɪt͡ʃ nə ˌʊndəɹˈstɑndə nɑwɪçt θə ðuː sæjst‖ ˈspɹɛk ɔn ˈwɛsˌsæɑ̯k͡snə (| ɪt͡ʃ jəˈbɪddə ðeː)]
I do not understand anything that you say. Speak in West-Saxon (, I beg you)!

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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Parlox » Thu 14 Sep 2017, 23:28

Çu Mënçǔär

Çinǎģuǎu ïçinojpu, ǎvam vëģiwuç Çumënçǔär.
[Sinɑːʙuɑːɯ iːsinɤʟpɯ ɑːvam vɛʙiwɯs sɯmɛnsɯ̽ːɑɹ], or more loosely [Sinagaɤ isinɛlɛpo ɑvɑm vəɹgipos somɛnsoɹ]
Understand-1ST-NEG say-what-2ND.GEN.SING, 1ST.NOM.SING-DEO-COP.PRES speak-PRES new-maroonian
I don't understand what you're saying. Speak New Maroonian.


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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Osia » Fri 15 Sep 2017, 00:56

Modern Lyran

Cʰahįįʔááfcʰaqįįč’á ašfaaq'aq. Šafaat qafaaʔúnʰíí!
EVID.AUD-thing-3.INAN.SING-NEG-1.SING-see-ABS.CONC 3.INAN.SING-2.SING-speak-REL-INST.APPL 2.SING-speak INST-language-1.PLU.POSS
cʰahįį-ʔa-a-f-cʰ-qįį-č’a a-š-faa-ʕ-qaʕ. š-faa-rʰ qa-faaʔu-nʰíí
[cʰæhɛ̃ːʔáːɸcʰæqɛ̃ːt͡ʃʼá aʃɸɑːq ‖ ʃaɸaːt qɑɸaːʔón̥íː]
I don't understand what you're saying. Speak Lyran!
(lit. I hear that I don't see the thing that you speak. Speak with our language!)
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Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

Post by Epaqasnwqar » Tue 24 Apr 2018, 16:47

Täzari wrote:
Sat 20 Sep 2014, 15:22
:con: Lözusöteli
Besætzinæ hvå/hvad ræbit. Seknekot lözusötelil!

:ain: Aynu
Hemanta e=itak ya k=erampewtek wa. Aynu itak ani itak!

:jpn: Japanese
I saw there is already a translation in Japanese but I think that it should be 日本語話せ instead of 日本語話せ... I'll wait for a native speaker to solve this.

Nivkh
Here I want to try to provide also a Nivkh translation. The only thing I'm not sure about is the usage of the verb "p'ur-" with the name of a language, maybe there is another more appropriate verb. I'll look up for this!

ɲi t̩'i iřt̩p'anp'arad̩ra. ɲivx p'urja!

Usually Nivkh is written using a modified Russian alphabet but I prefer to write it using the IPA alphabet. This is just for my own comfort.
Ni hongo de qaqw be :Nan de mo yyyo, go men Qanji ha deki nay ,Tazari tomodachi shi-tte da naa teba,
Shysham ytah ya quasi [->] ( for my own comfort :mrgreen: yay-syq w-saq-ytah Aynw ytah a=an(r)y a nw-ye p tap ne qar yn-qar=pirqa no w-sa-o-qa-y =an ne e rw-y

Tazari a-ram-w se-qor Pirka nispa qwr can speak write Aynu yeah qan-py qa-ta nep e^as-qay na nep- =an! qwr wa rw-we an-nep-qa wa rwy Who is Pirka ? Qw=an aq ne e-a-pyrqa-re-y-ytah nw-yw-qar wa yn-qar qon rwswy ne -e a-nw -ye p-qar yn-qar yan ro ne -e rw-we wa ...wa ma-nw ne yaq-ne yay ram-w q:s-me we a-e-yay-paq-as-nw yan rwy wa =an qwsw ne na.

I put a lot of effort in writing with out care about mistake w-we-w-pa-pe-qen-w-pa to myself ,no time to scratch my beard yay tom tom =(oshare)yay-re-qy-sar qy-qy-somo na so then yay-a papw ne -e sorry syq-ne-nw-ye-qar qy wa nee-e Nihongo kiray da mon= Sisam ytah ram-w ra-rwtwr-y-ywpwpw.
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