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by DesEsseintes
17 Jul 2019 17:19
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Quick question about plausibility
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Re: Quick question about plausibility

But the phenomenon that a morpheme has meaning X when appearing alone, and meaning Y when appearing alongside some other morphemes, do appear in languages, and it is a very interesting phenomenon and should be used more in conlangs. I cannot come up with an example ad hoc. I can give a relevant-ish...
by DesEsseintes
03 Jul 2019 06:02
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Źilaa Ruńu
Replies: 8
Views: 1009

Re: Źilaa Ruńu

Using ĺ is brave. I tried it once (I wish I remembered what for... oh, I remember! It was for accented syllabic laterals in one of the earliest sketches of Limestone), but I couldn’t make it work. It works quite well alongside ź . I like the word eeź and its relatives. Looking forward to reading abo...
by DesEsseintes
30 Jun 2019 08:09
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11399
Views: 972961

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Had new ideas for Ch’eweyõw̌e. Coming soon!
by DesEsseintes
27 Jun 2019 04:26
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 14853
Views: 1279983

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

Ælfwine wrote:
27 Jun 2019 03:34
What is the construction (both the syntax and the pronoun) called when a "redundant" pronoun is reduplicated/introduced in the same clause?

Example from my language:

Þe unts jes best mis.
"The dog he bit me."
ART.M dog-NOM.S 3SG.M bite-PRET.1.S 1SG.M
A resumptive pronoun.
by DesEsseintes
27 Jun 2019 02:30
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11399
Views: 972961

Re: What did you accomplish today?

holbuzvala wrote:
19 Jun 2019 19:08
What does 'ssǒǒgǒwa' mean, then?
“Snowcone”, clearly.
by DesEsseintes
21 Jun 2019 16:16
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Sōkoan Revisited - Esseintial Scratchings
Replies: 17
Views: 2859

Re: Sōkoan Revisited - Esseintial Scratchings

An Update The Sōkoan phonology currently looks like this: /m n/ m n /pʰ tʰ t͡sʰ t͡ʂʰ t͡ɕʰ kʰ/ p t c ċ ch k /p͈ t͈ t͈s t͈ʂ d͡ʑː gː/ pp tt cc ċċ jj gg /b d d͡z d͡ʐ d͡ʑ g/ b d z ż j g /ɸʰ sʰ ʂʰ ɕʰ xʰ~h/ f s ṡ sh h /ɸ s ʂ ɕ/ ff ss ṡṡ ssh /β~β̞ ɾ j ɣ~ɰ/ w r y ġ /o ɑ a æ e/ o ŏ a æ e /u ɯ ɨ i/ u ŭ ĭ i / ...
by DesEsseintes
19 Jun 2019 15:17
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11399
Views: 972961

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Sōkoan has now been given an endonym befitting the latest incarnation of its phonology:

Ssŏŏgŏwa

I’m a bit taken with it, to be honest. :mrgreen:
by DesEsseintes
18 Jun 2019 10:18
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 5189
Views: 644483

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

Sōkoan strikes again! /m n ŋ/ m n ng /pʰ tʰ t͡sʰ t͡ʂʰ t͡ɕʰ kʰ k β ʰ/ p t c ċ ch k kw /p͈ t͈ t͈s t͈ʂ d͡ʑː gː g β ː/ pp tt cc ċċ jj gg ggw /b d d͡z d͡ʐ d͡ʑ g g β / b d z ż j g gw /ɸʰ sʰ ʂʰ ɕʰ xʰ~h/ f s ṡ sh h /ɸ s ʂ ɕ/ ff ss ṡṡ ssh /β~β̞ ɾ j ɣ~ɰ/ w r y ġ /o ɑ a e/ o ŏ a e /u ɯ ɨ i/ u ŭ ĭ i Stops and a...
by DesEsseintes
17 Jun 2019 07:09
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yay or Nay?
Replies: 2928
Views: 289416

Re: Yay or Nay?

Micamo wrote:
16 Jun 2019 21:12
should I make a conworld thread for my litRPG novel attempt
Absolutely.
by DesEsseintes
15 Jun 2019 16:02
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: The Plains of Áánene
Replies: 27
Views: 14238

Re: The Plains of Áánene

Gestaltist’s recent post in his conworld thread gave me the idea to post about my world from a different perspective. The Letter Year 476, Cycle 12, Day 6 Academy of Ssae-O Dear Mother, I pray this missive finds you and Father in good health, and I hope that you forgive your unfilial son for failing...
by DesEsseintes
15 Jun 2019 15:27
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Gestaltist's Conworlding Scratchpad
Replies: 41
Views: 7300

Re: Gestaltist's Conworlding Scratchpad

I want to hear more about the splendours of Svartenvaut! [:D]
by DesEsseintes
12 Jun 2019 11:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Esseintial Ch’eweyõw̌e Blog
Replies: 8
Views: 360

Re: The Esseintial Ch’eweyõw̌e Blog

gestaltist wrote:
12 Jun 2019 10:49
Due to sonority hierarchy, it'd be likely for clusters with liquids to also be allowed in that case. What are your thoughts on that?
Since liquids do not occur in Ch’eweyõw̌e, this shouldn’t be a problem. [:D]
by DesEsseintes
12 Jun 2019 08:58
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Esseintial Ch’eweyõw̌e Blog
Replies: 8
Views: 360

Re: The Esseintial Ch’eweyõw̌e Blog

A Sinister Plot is Hatched... Remember how I said there weren’t going to be any consonant clusters apart from those CG onsets (which barely even count)? You probably don’t, but I do. Well, I’ve thought of a splendid way to cheat! I’m considering analysing m n as glides and therefore eligible for th...
by DesEsseintes
12 Jun 2019 08:33
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Esseintial Ch’eweyõw̌e Blog
Replies: 8
Views: 360

Re: The Esseintial Ch’eweyõw̌e Blog

Thanks for your comments, Tuyono. [:)] This is all very cool! [...]quite easy to understand. I'll definitely follow this thread, thanks for sharing :) Thanks! Good to know it’s not an indecipherable mess. wa we ya ye yo I wonder why yo is allowed but wo isn't. I decided not to distinguish o wo after...
by DesEsseintes
12 Jun 2019 07:38
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11399
Views: 972961

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Possible romanisation for Project Silt, which somewhere along the way lost labialised velar consonants and glottal stops, but gained a slightly asymmetrical nine-vowel system: /m n ⁿɖ ⁿd͡ʑ ŋ/ m n nz~dz nj~j ng /t k/ t k /s̪ s̠ ɕ/ s z sh /ɸ θ ɻ̊ h/ f þ rr h /β ð ɻ/ b d r /ɬ̪ ɬ̠ ʎ̥/ ł łz łh /l̪ l̠ ʎ/ ...
by DesEsseintes
10 Jun 2019 00:02
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 5189
Views: 644483

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

Posted something very similar to this a while back but oh well: ma me mi mə mɨ mʷa mʷe mʷi mo mu na nə nɨ ɲe ɲi nʷa nʷe nʷi no nu pa pe pi po pu ta tə tɨ tʃe tʃi tʷa tʷe tʷi to tu ka ke ki kə kɨ kʷa kʷe kʷi ko ku ʔa ʔe ʔi ʔə ʔɨ sa sə sɨ ʃe ʃi sʷa sʷe sʷi so su ɾa ɾe ɾi ɾə ɾɨ lʷa lʷe lʷi lo lu wa we...
by DesEsseintes
09 Jun 2019 14:20
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yay or Nay?
Replies: 2928
Views: 289416

Re: Yay or Nay?

Yay here too.
by DesEsseintes
08 Jun 2019 16:21
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Esseintial Ch’eweyõw̌e Blog
Replies: 8
Views: 360

Re: The Esseintial Ch’eweyõw̌e Blog

Some Morphophonology Time for Tame Morfofo As some of you may know, I love the morfofo. (That rhymed! And it’s in iambic hexameter!) Nevertheless, I must say that the open syllables and general feel of this language have made me want to keep the morfofo quite tame this time. That’s not to say there...
by DesEsseintes
08 Jun 2019 05:48
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Esseintial Ch’eweyõw̌e Blog
Replies: 8
Views: 360

Re: The Esseintial Ch’eweyõw̌e Blog

I’ve no idea how to interpret Darth Micamo’s mystifying comment and shall therefore move swiftly on. Onwards say I! Th’Aesthetic I completely forgot to include sample words in my last post. Let’s remedy that. Here’s a meaningless sample: Yay̌á’oc wonõzhe ‘ãxu yaswéye ct’ókyeňe. Néy̌inu ‘icc’yápe yoh...
by DesEsseintes
08 Jun 2019 04:36
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11399
Views: 972961

Re: What did you accomplish today?

elemtilas wrote:
08 Jun 2019 04:07
Finished a novella set in The World today.

Well, "finished" until I decide to start tinkering...
What is it about?