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by atman
30 Jul 2016 00:13
Forum: Translations
Topic: In the beginning
Replies: 37
Views: 18497

Re: In the beginning

Looks like a certain Hellenolang is missing, so: :con: Atlántika Prutron hu Tèhos òrnus que gajan ifujèzi. at.first DEF.M.SG God sky-ACC.PL and earth-ACC PST-create.PST-3SG.PST ['prutrõ hu 'tɛhos 'ɔrnus ke 'gaʒɐn ifu'ʒɛzi] In the beginning, God created the sky and the earth. prutron 'at first' is us...
by atman
19 Jul 2016 02:17
Forum: Translations
Topic: O lente lente currite noctis equi
Replies: 10
Views: 1900

Re: O lente lente currite noctis equi

As if I could avoid adding a couple of translations of my own here... :ukr: :rus: Late Proto-Indo-European : gʷr̥dú gʷr̥dú dʰrégʰete, ō nékʷts h₁éḱwoes! Quite straightforward (I'd say easy as PIE); only note that trekhete in the Greek above doesn't start with a theta because of Grassmann's Law. :con...
by atman
11 Jul 2016 23:36
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 738
Views: 152987

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

WeepingElf wrote:Exscsue me if it has been posted here already:

:eng: sad - :fas: sad 'happy'
Both from the Proto-Indo-European perfect/stative *sésodh2e 'I am prone to mood swings', right? :idea: [:)]
by atman
06 Jul 2016 00:04
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Italika ( Rough WIP)
Replies: 11
Views: 1196

Re: Italika ( Rough WIP)

For comparison's sake, here are the active indicative forms of grapo in Atlántika: Present: grapo - grapes - grape - gravmin - grapti - grapòze Preterite: igraxa - igraxas - igraxi - igrajmin - igraxti - igraxan Future: graxo - graxes - graxe - grajmin - graxti - graxòze Perfect: jigrapa - jigrapas ...
by atman
05 Jul 2016 23:38
Forum: Translations
Topic: Love Conquers All
Replies: 20
Views: 2130

Re: Love Conquers All

Lambuzhao wrote: [<3] the frication of *πάντα [:D]
While google-image searching 'Fanta greek': Fanta Mango! Fanta Maracuja! Fanta Vanilla Ice Cream! My diabeetus-meter is going carazay!
Hey, maybe Fanta's name does come from Atlántika after all [;)]
by atman
04 Jul 2016 22:57
Forum: Translations
Topic: Love Conquers All
Replies: 20
Views: 2130

Re: Love Conquers All

:esp: Spanish El amor lo vence todo. :ita: Italian L'amore vince tutto. :hin: Sanskrit (Well, I'm not quite sure about this one) Kāma sarvam̩ jayati. :con: Atlántika Acpa fanta nikèhe. love all.ACC win-3SG Or maybe even ? nikajde , who knows; anyway the related noun 'victory' has to be neka because ...
by atman
02 Jul 2016 00:19
Forum: Translations
Topic: phrasal and clausal conjunctions
Replies: 11
Views: 4187

Re: phrasal and clausal conjunctions

:con: Atlántika There isn't much to say about que [ke] 'and'. Just two things: it's usually shortened to q' [k] before a vowel, and it had a variant form ke [xe] in older Atlántika after words that ended in a vowel, but this variant was eventually lost. One more thing: this que doesn't come from PIE...
by atman
18 Jun 2016 23:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3589
Views: 912739

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

stin alètiyan niecrus yekrèhon mèhu mizbanhurnus vlepo. I koinow I pretty much cheated with the 'stin', 'cuz I forgot what 'en' is in Atlantiqa. I'd just say: Niecrus yekrèhon mèhu mizbanhurnus da vlifo. Indeed I (can) see the bodies of my enemies pass by. Atl. does continue a few :grc: particles a...
by atman
18 Jun 2016 17:39
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3589
Views: 912739

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

'e haśllyebo. [ʔe haʃ.ɬʲe.bɔ] And I will wait. Fuzmol pra ctijdi q'armini. Niecrus yekrèhon sèhu mizbanhurnus vlixes. [:)] ['fuzmol prɐ 'ktiʒdi kər'mini 'njekrus je'xrɛɦon 'sɛɦu ˌmizbə'ɲurnuz 'vliʃes] river-DAT beside sit.down-IMP.2SG and_wait-IMP.2SG dead.body-ACC.PL enemy-GEN.PL you.GEN go.by-PTC...
by atman
08 Jun 2016 00:00
Forum: Translations
Topic: Google, Microsoft and Yahoo!
Replies: 8
Views: 3612

Re: Google, Microsoft and Yahoo!

:con: Atlántika Google, Microsoft que Yahoo! Internetos jighantes èze. ¡Tòs pioghen aduntos ixte! ['gugol 'maɦikroˌsoft ke 'jaɦu ĩter'netos ʒiˈɣãtes 'ɛze tos 'pioɣen ə'dũtos 'iʃte] Google Microsoft and Yahoo! Internet-GEN giant-NOM.PL be.PRS.IND.3PL they.ACC.PL avoid-INF.PRS not-possible be.PRS.IND....
by atman
21 May 2016 19:02
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 738
Views: 152987

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

Phrygian BEKON [be.kon] bread.ACC.SG :eng: 'bacon' [:P] [:)] Well, the phonetic realization of Phrygian isn't precisely known, it depends on who you ask; BEKOS could well be pronounced [begos] instead. And if it were a s-stem neuter its accusative would be BEKOS (identical to the NOM as usual); I j...
by atman
19 May 2016 13:29
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Language practice thread
Replies: 2528
Views: 568284

Re: Language practice thread

Egerius wrote:Willes' þú habban cíese, bréad ond meolce?
[wɪlləs‿θuː hɑbbɑn t͡ʃeːsə | bɹæːɑ̯d | ɒnd mɛɔ̯ɫt͡ʃə]
Do you want cheese, bread and milk?
BEKONEBEPEΣ;
['bɛkon ɛ'bɛrɛs]
bread-ACC PST-carry-2SG
Did you bring bread?

And Phrygian (well, more or less [;)] ) debuts in the Language practice thread!
by atman
18 May 2016 12:01
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Language practice thread
Replies: 2528
Views: 568284

Re: Language practice thread

GrandPiano wrote:Ic cann sprecan Ænglisc!
I can speak Old English!

Not really, but I wish.
séh2 dn̥ǵʰwéh2s ǵr̥h2néh2 ne h1ésti.
that.F tongue old-F not be-3SG
[sáχ dn̩gʲʰwáχs gʲr̩χnáχ nɛ hɛ́sti]
That language isn't old. [:)]
by atman
10 May 2016 22:26
Forum: Translations
Topic: Kinship terms
Replies: 20
Views: 4119

Re: Kinship terms

:con: Atlántika We have a fairly typical European system here: dlipos – brother (from Late PIE sm̩gʷʰélbʰos 'male same-womb-er') dlipa – sister fatar – father tata – dad matar – mother (older mètar ) mama – mom tèjos – uncle tèja – aunt cujos – son (semi-cognate with English son , oh yes) cuja – dau...
by atman
09 Apr 2016 15:23
Forum: Teach & Share
Topic: Spoken Yamna Style: Atman's guide to Proto-Indo-European
Replies: 56
Views: 46545

Re: Spoken Yamna Style: Atman's guide to Proto-Indo-European

Has someone already translated the One Ring poem into PIE somewheres No, and I'm busy with a couple of tango translations into Atlántika ( Caminito, A media luz ), but let's try: óynos kʷékʷlos sm̩péh2ntn̩s dʰréǵeti, h1régʷeskʷe tóns bʰéndʰeti. kʷékʷlos for 'ring' is very inappropriate, but I don't...
by atman
25 Mar 2016 23:12
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 4399
Views: 896224

Re: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

Are there any practical applications to reconstructing proto-languages like PIE? Too many to count. Indo-European studies are known to help prevent neuro-degenerative diseases, cure insomnia, help against male infertility, stop hair loss, improve hand-eye coordination (by consulting two etymologica...
by atman
13 Mar 2016 13:51
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A Priori or A Posteriori?
Replies: 64
Views: 6558

Re: A Priori or A Posteriori?

Even some of the Romance natlangs are boring to me. I can hardly differentiate all the Gallo-Romance languages and dialects that all closely resemble each other. If I see another language with "la" as an article, I think I'm going to lose it I've pooh-poohed romlangs in this thread and I didn't mea...
by atman
10 Mar 2016 16:40
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A Priori or A Posteriori?
Replies: 64
Views: 6558

Re: A Priori or A Posteriori?

Atlántika and its dialects and various stages of development are my only conlang project. It's strictly a posteriori (with a large number of sound laws, analogical levelings and assorted loanwords from nearby languages), and it belongs to a fictional branch of the Hellenic subfamily of Indo-European...
by atman
04 Mar 2016 00:36
Forum: Translations
Topic: Conlang
Replies: 8
Views: 8366

Re: Conlang

Old Albic: chvaracvatha 'conlang' (lit. 'craft-language') cvathadera 'conlanger' (lit. 'language-maker') And where is the pronunciation? [;)] As for :con: Atlántika: fujèta lhòxa [fu'ʒɛtɐ 'ʎɔʃɐ] (crafted language) quèrufujèta lhòxa [ˌkɛɾufu'ʒɛtɐ 'ʎɔʃɐ] (hand-crafted language) lhòxufujètas [ˌʎɔʃufu'...
by atman
27 Feb 2016 21:26
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What's the least important aspect of a conlang to you?
Replies: 42
Views: 4838

Re: What's the least important aspect of a conlang to you?

Let's see. Least important aspects of a conlang in my opinion. I'd have to say "somewhere within the Gnocchi Triangle of seeking to please everyone else, proctological focus on realism and the senseless pursuit of every last tiny detail". If we had more ordinary dimensions, then I might also add, i...