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by Jackk
22 Jul 2019 19:00
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
22 Jul 2019 18:03
If the root descends from Classical Latin, did its ancestor begin with <v->?
[tick] [tick] Yes. The word does come from Classical Latin, but has been slightly altered by analogy.
by Jackk
22 Jul 2019 09:48
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

qwed117 wrote:
22 Jul 2019 05:38
is <vescoirn> from multiple roots in Latin?
[cross] No, a root with an affix.
by Jackk
23 Jun 2019 16:29
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
23 Jun 2019 15:07
Is the -il at the end a pronoun?
[tick] Indeed. [:D]
by Jackk
13 Jun 2019 08:34
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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shimobaatar wrote:
13 Jun 2019 00:34
Is un an indefinite article?
[tick] Yep, it's "a" + noun, indeed.
by Jackk
07 Jun 2019 19:03
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
07 Jun 2019 18:06
Is allagr related to either French allègre or English allergy?
[tick] To allègre, yes.
by Jackk
07 Jun 2019 13:33
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Due to exams I've been away for a bit, but now they are finished! [:D]

So:

Boral
un allagr-vescoirn-il
/ɪn aˈlɛjʁ̩ veˈxojʁn̩ ɪl/
[in‿ɐˈlɛjɐvɪˈxojɐˌnɪw] (Damvað dialect)
by Jackk
27 May 2019 08:25
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
27 May 2019 03:11
Thank you! [:)] I think you're up next if eldin raigmore doesn't want to go.

ălume < lūmen
Ah ok, makes sense [:D]

Well think of a word today. [:)]
by Jackk
26 May 2019 09:52
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Nice phrase! [:D] What's the etymology of the first word?
by Jackk
24 May 2019 18:24
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
24 May 2019 17:47
Jackk wrote:
24 May 2019 16:55
Did the first word begin with a vowel?
[cross]
Hmm, <h>?
by Jackk
24 May 2019 16:55
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Views: 301961

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Did the first word begin with a vowel?
by Jackk
23 May 2019 10:30
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Is it from alumnus, student?
by Jackk
23 May 2019 00:27
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

So, ălume of a ghost/vampire/warlock...

did the first word cone from a Latin word containing <-lum->?
by Jackk
22 May 2019 23:14
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Hmmm.. I feel like I ought to be able to guess the second word from this info. Let's do some research.

Oh! Is it a cognate of Romanian strigoi ghost, phantom, warlock?
by Jackk
21 May 2019 15:50
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Is the second word related to the verb extrico?
by Jackk
19 May 2019 18:55
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
19 May 2019 18:18
Maybe this'll be too easy, but we'll see.

Language: ???
Word: ălume ştrigoio
IPA: [əˈɫuːme ˈʃtriːgojo]
does the second word descend from a Latin word beginning <str-> or <extr->?
by Jackk
16 May 2019 21:42
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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shimobaatar wrote:
16 May 2019 19:43
“cup and plate/dish”?
I think I'll give you dish. [:D]
[tick] [tick] Woo!
I was looking for "cup and saucer" as in the picture above [:)]

Well deduced! [:D]
by Jackk
16 May 2019 19:35
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
16 May 2019 19:19
Oh, I can’t believe that slipped my mind.

“cup and bowl”?
[tick] [cross] Very close! :D

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by Jackk
16 May 2019 18:56
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
16 May 2019 17:50
Jackk wrote:
16 May 2019 17:47
Wiktionary wrote:Note: Descendants of this word were influenced by or conflated with unrelated Latin cūpa, a word of similar form and meaning.
[:D]
Haha, yeah, that's what tipped me off. [:P]

Does it mean "head"?
[cross] It does not. Hint: the meaning goes with the meaning of aiðabr. [:)]
by Jackk
16 May 2019 17:47
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
16 May 2019 17:01
*kuppaz?
Yep [tick] Oh look:
Wiktionary wrote:Note: Descendants of this word were influenced by or conflated with unrelated Latin cūpa, a word of similar form and meaning.
[:D]
by Jackk
16 May 2019 05:49
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 1465
Views: 301961

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
15 May 2019 20:03
Was the word that influenced it from a Germanic language?
[tick] Yep, although I have just read that said Germanic word was itself basically borrowed from cūpa, lol. How very incestuous...