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by Shemtov
18 Jan 2019 20:29
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Irish Romlang Collablang
Replies: 115
Views: 35135

Re: Irish Romlang Collablang

Answers! 48-Tiebreaker: In the Middle stage of the language, will the High mid-vowels diphthongize into on-glides + low mid-vowels in closed syllables? Still a Tie! I will be tiebreaker and say No 51-Tiebreaker: Will the Middle stage lose the neuter? Still a Tie! I will be tiebreaker and say Yes 52....
by Shemtov
18 Jan 2019 18:39
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Tháǃ'o
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: Tháǃ'o

The first and second person pronouns are marked for Nominative and Accusative. In such sentences, the if the the A or P is 3P it is unmarked, and the verb shows the gender of the nominative arguement. 1P sing Nom: Nə̀ 1P Sing acc. Nüə 1P plural nom: Mə 1P Plural acc.: Müə̀ 2P sing Nom: Ko 2P sing Ac...
by Shemtov
18 Jan 2019 04:07
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 14397
Views: 1137421

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

If a language is split-erg based on person, that is, if the A or P is 1P or 2P, the alignment shifts to Nom-Acc, how would P be handled if the "activator" is A? Would it be naturalistic to have the Accusative be the same as the Ergative, or an different affix, or something else entirely (1 and 2P As...
by Shemtov
18 Jan 2019 01:18
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Tháǃ'o
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: Tháǃ'o

Tháǃ'o is Ergative-absolutive. It also has a whole bunch of non-core cases. The case suffixes come after the plural/definite marking. The only case that depends on the gender is the Ergative. Thus the ergative form of the two nouns listed above (singular indefinite): ǀaikȍ-ǂxia Boy-erg Sarho-ʘxua Gi...
by Shemtov
18 Jan 2019 00:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Aimdulite
Replies: 20
Views: 491

Re: Aimdulite

Wouldn’t these people believe in either infallible scriptures or inerrant prophecies? Shouldn’t your alethic/evidential system include something for that? The thing is, is that the scriptures are seen as the direct words of a deity, and culturally, to ascribe a deity the idea of "Evidential" or "Ep...
by Shemtov
17 Jan 2019 21:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Tháǃ'o
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Tháǃ'o

The World of Fuhe has two language families with native clicks, however, they are spoken in the same area. ǂamian has alraedy been discussed, but an archipelago to the west and southwest of the main island contains them and the Thá-Gʘi languages, with a sprachbund in the middle. Tháǃ'o is not part o...
by Shemtov
17 Jan 2019 20:10
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Aimdulite
Replies: 20
Views: 491

Re: Aimdulite

I call the unmarked mood "Alethic" but it is really an "unmarked for evidentiality" mood. "Regular" moods are Deontic moods, but are a translation of how Native Grammarians break down the moods: "Normal" moods and "Knowledge" moods. The Evidential moods have an epistemic overlay, that is, inferentia...
by Shemtov
17 Jan 2019 04:39
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Aimdulite
Replies: 20
Views: 491

Re: Aimdulite

I want to know what you think of the language, as a language.
by Shemtov
17 Jan 2019 01:31
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Arasi
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Arasi

Arasi or Arasǔ is the language of a people (around 550,000) that live by the mouth of the Araz River in Azerbaijan. It is Uralic, the only living language of the Caspo-Uralic Branch (as opposed to Finno-Ugric and Samoyedic), though others are sparsely attested, such as Kafi. It has high influence fr...
by Shemtov
17 Jan 2019 01:04
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Aimdulite
Replies: 20
Views: 491

Re: Aimdulite

eldin raigmore wrote:
17 Jan 2019 00:10
Shemtov, have you been taking your medication?



:mrgreen:
Just been reading Lovecraft, and decided to incorporate aspects of the Cthuhlu mythos into the World of Fuhe. I'm still trying to work out how some details fit, but it did help me develop the concept of "Ki" better in the conworld.
by Shemtov
16 Jan 2019 18:29
Forum: Anthropology, Culture & History
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 383
Views: 96829

Re: Jokes

An Afghan, an Albanian, an Algerian, an American, an Andorran, an Angolan, an Antiguan, an Argentine, an Armenian, an Australian, an Austrian, an Azerbaijani, a Bahamian, a Bahraini, a Bangladeshi, a Barbadian, a Barbudans, a Batswanan, a Belarusian, a Belgian, a Belizean, a Beninese, a Bhutanese, a...
by Shemtov
16 Jan 2019 01:10
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Aimdulite
Replies: 20
Views: 491

Re: Aimdulite

Most Attributuve Adjectives decline like the noun they describe: Ozheve umpe kqâsâm cak'relq roic' "The malevolent lesser races have no Ki" Nyâghu Kquxu afsat'any "Divine Cthluhlu waits" However some stay the same, like Faqig "Useful" Ozheve umpe kqâsâm faqig cak'relq roic' "The malevolent lesser ra...
by Shemtov
15 Jan 2019 22:40
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 719
Views: 125537

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

:fra: Douche "Shower" :eng: Douche. Can't believe that wasn't mentioned before
by Shemtov
15 Jan 2019 01:29
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: nĆaulaosz
Replies: 11
Views: 399

Re: nĆaulaosz

The Numeral system is Base-20, yet has some aspects of base-10: 1-20: 1. Án 2. Da 3. Taori 4. Cétir 5. Cog 6. Śe 7. Śách 8. Och 9.Nao 10. Dźug 11. Ánnádźhug 12.Danádźhug 13. Taonádźhug 14. Cénádźhug 15. Conádźhug 16. Śenádźhug 17. Sanádźhug 18. Onádźhug 19. Naonádźhug 20. Fichéd Numbers 21-99 21. Fi...
by Shemtov
14 Jan 2019 23:10
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Aimdulite
Replies: 20
Views: 491

Re: Aimdulite

The conditional mood prefix is tx'o. It occurs in the protasis. The apodeisis must be Inferential in mood, Probabilitive if implicative, and dubatative if counterfactual. Wotâshtx'ok'at'idl, magh k'ânyânguhait'â tung lqâ "If you kill them, I will give you gold" Kquxu orosâtx'ok'um, Afngaireqrânan "I...
by Shemtov
14 Jan 2019 22:38
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Conworlders' religious influences on conworlds
Replies: 154
Views: 45822

Re: Conworlders' religious influences on conworlds

I also keep finding myself accidentally molding my current conreligion to be vaguely similar to the Abrahamic ones. Which I then need to correct because I don’t want to make Yet Another Christianity Clone. Im curious what you mean, if youre willing to share. I think its impossible to be truly origi...
by Shemtov
14 Jan 2019 21:50
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang breakthroughs thread
Replies: 8
Views: 609

Re: Conlang breakthroughs thread

I was trying to think about the Aimdulite mood system. I knew I wanted it to be heavy on Epistemic and Evidentiality, but I wasn't sure how to implement the system. Then, on Saturday, for some reason, it clicked!
by Shemtov
14 Jan 2019 02:23
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Aimdulite
Replies: 20
Views: 491

Re: Aimdulite

Pronouns are not often used as a subject or an object, as they are marked on the verb; however a set of oblique pronouns exist. 1P singular: Jung 1P Plural: Nging 2P singular: Tung 2P Plural: Khing 3P singular Masculine: Sung 3P singular Feminine: Selq 3P singular neuter: Sâs 3P plural: Zhing From a...
by Shemtov
13 Jan 2019 22:36
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False cognates
Replies: 671
Views: 150967

Re: False cognates

;isr: /ki tov/ "For it is good, Bukharian (Judeo-Tajik originally spoken in Uzbekistan, now mainly in Queens, NY) /kitov/ "Book"
by Shemtov
13 Jan 2019 02:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Irish Romlang Collablang
Replies: 115
Views: 35135

Re: Irish Romlang Collablang

48. In the Middle stage of the language, will the High mid-vowels diphthongize into on-glides + low mid-vowels in closed syllables? TIE! 49. In the Middle Stage, will the Oblique be lost? No 50. The Definite Article will come from Ipsum. Will this be reaslized, in the base form, without gender, as: ...