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by Iyionaku
03 Jan 2020 17:22
Forum: Translations
Topic: The Public's Eyes, Ears and Mouths
Replies: 11
Views: 246

Re: The Public's Eyes, Ears and Mouths

:con: Yèlian A'gagúlan o'bárvasal cèlobul, cenim reian ceribul èpa cenim dipun cibiyli matayan. [ɐgɐˈxuːlɐn ɔ̈ˈbaɾvɐsɐl ˈkɛlɔ̈bʉl, ˈkeːnɨm ˈɾɛɪ̯.ɐn ˈkeːɾɪ̯bʉl ɛpɐ ˈkeːnɨm ˈdiːpʉn kɨˈba̯iːli ˈmaːtɐʃɐn] DEF.ANIM=eye-PL DEF.GEN=public blind-COP.3PL, 3PL.POSS ear-PL deaf-COP.3PL and 3PL.POSS mouth-PL NE...
by Iyionaku
03 Jan 2020 17:09
Forum: Translations
Topic: The Snowball Game returns
Replies: 40
Views: 2256

Re: The Snowball Game returns

:con: Yélian 27. Aius iypet foto o'broya fecun cliquornel cer to fredeider. [ˈaːɪ̯ʉs ˈa̯iːpət ˈɸoːtɔ̈ ɔ̈ˈbɾoːʃɐ ˈɸeːkʉn ˈkliːkɔ̈ɾˌnel kəd̟ to ʰɾəˈdɛɪ̯dəd̟] PROP keep-3SG photograph DEF.GEN=man with coat-red at_DAT 3SG.MASC.POSS fridge Justin keeps a photograph of a man in a red coat on his refrigera...
by Iyionaku
03 Jan 2020 16:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 230
Views: 74285

Re: Lexicon milestones

How much did your biggest-lexiconed conlang grow in the last decade? How many words did it have when the eleventies ended? Kankonian finished off the tenties with 21,145 words. The last word added before 2009 ended was skwezed , meaning "jack" (like you lift your car with). May I create thousands m...
by Iyionaku
30 Dec 2019 08:56
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CONLANG RELAY XI
Replies: 119
Views: 2913

Re: CONLANG RELAY XI

Given that ring II is a lot behind ring I, wouldn't you all think it makes sense if one or two of the remaining participants from ring II switch to ring I?
by Iyionaku
28 Dec 2019 11:31
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 5217

Re: Lexember 2019

As today is my last day where I can participate in Lexember, here come my last four entries of this year! This also means that for the first time in history I managed to keep it up till the last day! Lexember 28th - Yélian pordék [pɔ̈ɾˈdek] - lantern Etymology: From Caelian pordek "light" Lexember 2...
by Iyionaku
27 Dec 2019 18:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 5217

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 27th - Yélian octal [ˈotɐl] - ritual, periodic ceremony, also: rhythm Etymology: from oc "continuative prefix" + tal "noun suffix indicating certain events" Píydiro ta brudet, yibocet tao octal pi pasidelacet espani prena sep evaneʻi. [ˈpa̯iːdɨɾɔ̈ taː ˈbɾuːdət, ɕɨˈboːkət taʊ̯ ˈotɐl pɨ pɐˌsi...
by Iyionaku
26 Dec 2019 08:03
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 5217

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 26th - Yélian zanet [ˈcaːnət] - flush, ecstasy, rage záneta [ˈcaːnətɐ] - to obsess about sth. Etymology: cross-derivation from the root *zn(t) "quick movement; quick change of movement"; cognates include zenet "momentum, spark, sway" or zona "to stop". Bildroné cud ciyt Pato lanet, punat pa...
by Iyionaku
25 Dec 2019 16:48
Forum: Translations
Topic: The Snowball Game returns
Replies: 40
Views: 2256

Re: The Snowball Game returns

23. Liyd vat bit reo apin, robaldai iuvat ropinai. [la̯iːd vɐ‿bɨt ˈɾeː.ɔ̈ ˈaːpɨn, ɾɔ̈ˈbaldaɪ̯ ˈɪ̯uːʋɐt ɾɔ̈ˈpiːnaɪ̯] because DEM COP.3SG.ANIM 1SG.POSS game, FUT-help-1SG through_that FUT-play-1SG It being my game, I'll help by playing. 24. Pe anei, ya tyacratet u'riunúm siy fròstes? [pə ˈaːnɛɪ̯, ʃa ...
by Iyionaku
25 Dec 2019 13:53
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 230
Views: 74285

Re: Lexicon milestones

Hurrah! And do update us on Yélian soon, when you get there! It's done! Yélian just reached the milestone of 5,000 entries. The 5000th word was garesifdúr "coffee brewer, coffee machine" It was my clear target to reach this goal at the end of the decade latest, and I'm still nine days ahead. Lexemb...
by Iyionaku
25 Dec 2019 10:06
Forum: Translations
Topic: The twelve European zodiac signs
Replies: 4
Views: 110

The twelve European zodiac signs

Inspired by my last post in Lexember, I thought this could be an interesting translation challenge on its own. :con: Yélian vendiæder [vənˈdɪ̯œːdəd̟] - zodiac sign mæʻǽ [məˈʔœː] - Aries porce [ˈpoɾkə] - Taurus prenîyi [pɾəˈniːɕi] - Gemini oîyo [ɔ̈ˈiːɕɔ̈] - Cancer elas [eːlɐʃ] - Leo cuvalia [kʉˈʋaːlɪ...
by Iyionaku
25 Dec 2019 09:53
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 5217

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 25th - Yélian vendiæder [vənˈdɪ̯œːdəd̟] - star sign, zodiac sign ETYMOLOGY: from vendó "spiritual sky" + iæder "symbol" USAGE NOTE I: This word describes the Western and Chinese models of star signs after birth. This is unknown in Yélian culture, where the parents instead assign a brandevin...
by Iyionaku
24 Dec 2019 10:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 5217

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 24th - Yélian dasauvalar [ˈdaːsaʊ̯ˌvaːlɐd̟] - democracy Etymology: Loan translation from Greek δημοκρατία; dasau "people" + valar "administration". Baiùielov, æʻareyal o‘climar rælkunet yanim dasauvalan piytafean. [ˌbaɪ̯.ʉ.ˈɪ̯eːlo, əʔɐˈɾeːʃɐl ɔ̈ˈkliːmɐd̟ ɾəlˈkuːnət ˈʃaːnɨm ˈdaːsaʊ̯ˌvaːlɐn ˌ...
by Iyionaku
23 Dec 2019 12:26
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 5217

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 23rd - Yélian rapamuyor [ˈɾaːpɐˌmuːʃɔ̈d̟] - vegetarian muyoralán [ˈmuːʃɔ̈ɾɐˌlaːn] - vegetarian vegetarian [ˈveːxəˌtaːɾɪ̯ɐn] - vegetarian ETYMOLOGY I: from rapar "forest" + muyor "eater", literally "forest eater". ETYMOLOGY II: from muyor "eater" + alán "natural, sustainable" ETYMOLOGY III: ...
by Iyionaku
22 Dec 2019 09:31
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 5217

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 22nd - Yélian iávelet [ˈɪ̯aːʋələt] - Jew, person of Jewish belief ETYMOLOGY: from iave "Jahwe" + let "person of a certain belief", literally "person who believes in Jahwe" Ísraʻel bit an'acadiepapam væ máncie dès iáveletan bul a'canpalan o'bolnúmeral. [ˈiːsɾɐʔəl bʉt ɐnɐˈkaːdɪ̯əˌpaːpɐm və ˈm...
by Iyionaku
21 Dec 2019 10:22
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 5217

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 21st - Yélian perquota [pəɾˈkoːtɐ] - to concentrate, focus ETYMOLOGY: from per "ingressive prefix" + quot "narrow, tight". perquota also means "to narrow down"; originally there was a phrase perquota a'man "to narrow down the mind", but later the latter bit of the phrase was lost. Pur eduts...
by Iyionaku
20 Dec 2019 10:36
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 5217

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 20th - Yélian másera - [ˈmaːsəɾɐ] - to vaccinate Etymology: from maser "measels", from German Masern "measels". In the early 20th century the word received a change in meaning from "purposefully infect your child with measels so he is protected for the rest of his life" to "pay a doctor so ...
by Iyionaku
19 Dec 2019 09:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 5217

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 19th - Yélian sini [ˈsiːnɨ] - terror ETYMOLOGY I: Loan word from :con: Rozwi zinivan , the genitive form of an unknown word for "terror". Firtreyʻi a'palan - nailet péredut bolca o'sini. Sínimoran paside ivacratʻi a'palanquetan, palanfiretan. [ɸɪɾtˈɾeʃʔi ɐˈpaːlɐn - ˈnaɪ̯lət ˈpeːɾədʉ‿ˈbolkɐ ...
by Iyionaku
18 Dec 2019 09:38
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 5217

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 18th - Yélian ganesafi [ˌxaːnəˈsaːɸi] - boredom, tediousness Etymology: from ganes "boring" + the rare nominalizer -afi Rimorin sat ciræpústreyʻi, cut æ'ganesafi tyareyet. [ɾɨˈmoːɾɨn sɐt‿ɨɾəˈpustɾəʃʔi, kʉt əˌxaːnəˈsaːɸi t͡ʃɐˈɾeːʃət] problem-PL 2SG.OBL NEG-FUT-sick-make-3PL, but DEF.CONC=bor...
by Iyionaku
18 Dec 2019 09:20
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CONLANG RELAY XI
Replies: 119
Views: 2913

Re: CONLANG RELAY XI

Torch passed to DesEsseintes!
by Iyionaku
17 Dec 2019 08:56
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 5217

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 17th - Yélian persanda [pəɾˈsandɐ] - to explore [NORTHERN STANDARD] malaya [mɐˈlaːʃɐ] - to explore [SOUTHERN STANDARD] ETYMOLOGY I: from per- "ingressive prefix" + sanda "to find, discover" ETYMOLOGY II: new root (from Malaysia, the first country I've ever visited on my own) USAGE NOTES: Bo...