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by Sglod
20 May 2019 14:11
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Surprising cognates
Replies: 93
Views: 38448

Re: Surprising cognates

:eng: Hell, :eng: :esp: cojones, and :lat: :eng: cilium. All ultimately from PIE *ḱel- 'to cover'. That one got me right in the cojones!
by Sglod
17 Aug 2017 10:28
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Language practice thread
Replies: 2510
Views: 553189

Re: Language practice thread

J'envie bien à mon frère et ma sœur. Mon frère est en vacances en Espagne et ma sœur travaille temporairement en Malte. Moi, par contre, je n'ai jamais quitté l'île de la Grande-Bretagne... [:'(] I'm jealous of my brother and sister. My brother's on holiday in Spain and my sister's working temporar...
by Sglod
08 Apr 2017 11:16
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3579
Views: 885416

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Ne kalu haŋuŋiŋu. Le kobomakalu, ro nik enäs Dög isanamiț, litiŋu 1s.ERG dog-ABS keep-IPFV-PRS. 3s.AN-ERG herd-PRS.PTCL-dog-ABS, REL 1s-ABL name-ABS Doug-ABS 3s.INAN-get-PFV-PST, 3s.AN-be-IPFV-PRS /ne ˈkɑɮu ˈχɑŋuŋˌiŋu | ɮe ˌkobomɑˈkɑɮu ro nik ˈenæʂ dɶg iˈʂɑnɑmiθ ɮiˈtiŋu/ I have a dog. He is a sheep...
by Sglod
29 Mar 2017 22:13
Forum: Translations
Topic: I see you
Replies: 114
Views: 53044

Re: I see you

:con: Kazäron (mk. 2)

Ne digelu
/ne diˈgeɮu/
n-e di-gel-u
1s-ERG 2s-see-PRES
by Sglod
29 Mar 2017 21:49
Forum: Translations
Topic: I love you
Replies: 96
Views: 43669

Re: I love you

:con: Kazäron (mk. 2)

Ne dö/dim läsäțaqı itu
/ne dɶ/dim ˈɬæʂæˌθɑɖ͡ʐɤ iˈtu/
n-e d-ö/d-im läsäț-aqı-Ø i-t-u
1s-ERG 2s-COM/2s-ALL love-full_of-ABS 3sINAN-be-PRES


is used when you know the other person loves you back
Dim is used when you don't
by Sglod
18 Mar 2017 16:48
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Other Creativity
Replies: 521
Views: 182790

Re: Other Creativity

I spent all afternoon making this...:

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It's a fictional place, but the map style is based of that of the Ordnance Survey.
by Sglod
14 Mar 2017 10:13
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: What's your IPA inventory?
Replies: 27
Views: 5526

Re: What's your IPA inventory?

Ta-da!
I did my best, but there may be some mistakes...

/m~ɱ n~ɱ~n̪ ŋ~n/
/pʰ~p b tʰ~t~ʔ~ɾ d~ɾ kʰ~k g/
/tʃ dʒ/
/f v θ~f ð~n̪ s z ʃ ʒ h~∅~ç/
/ɹʷ~ɻʷ l~ɫ~ɤ̯ w j/

/ɪiː~i~iː ɵ̞ʊ̈~ɘ̞ʊ̈ ɝː o̞ː ɑː/
/ɘ~ɪ ɵ̞ ɛ~æ ə~ɚ ʌ̈ a ɒ̜/
/o̞ɪ ɜʊ̈ ɛɪ ʌɪ~ʌ̹ɪ/
by Sglod
24 Feb 2017 17:51
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 737
Views: 141366

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

What about the various places in NZ with Whaka-? The wh is pronounced as a bilabial fricative in Maori.
by Sglod
24 Feb 2017 10:30
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 737
Views: 141366

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

Someone's probably brought this one up before, but:

:swe: slut over, finished; end
:eng: slut

Another one from Swedish:

:swe: frukta to fear
:lat: fructus fruit
by Sglod
17 Jan 2017 23:00
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Guess The Language!!!
Replies: 3174
Views: 369020

Re: Guess The Language!!!

Tani?
by Sglod
11 Jan 2017 15:21
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon sculpting
Replies: 882
Views: 288909

Re: Lexicon sculpting

ixals wrote:Next: iz'va [ɪz̪ʲˈva] (n.) - orchid
Unnamed: isfä [ˈʔiːɕɸʲæ] n. flower

Next: onäsır [ʔɔˈnʲæːs̻ɤ̈ɾ] n. tongue
by Sglod
11 Jan 2017 15:04
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Language practice thread
Replies: 2510
Views: 553189

Re: Language practice thread

GrandPiano wrote: それは何語ですか。
What language is that?
Je crois que c'est le Romanche mais je peux avoir tort.
I think it's Romansh but I might be wrong.
by Sglod
08 Jan 2017 00:25
Forum: Translations
Topic: Hello! I am using Whatsapp.
Replies: 10
Views: 2211

Re: Hello! I am using Whatsapp.

:con: Unnamed v.3

Prolus! Lisa' në Whatsapp!
hello! use-PRS 1s Whatsapp
[ˈpɾʌ̞ˑɬˠus ˈɬʲiˑsɐ nʲɘ ˈʊ̯ʌ̞t.sæ̞p]
by Sglod
23 Dec 2016 21:34
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Linguistic pet peeves
Replies: 338
Views: 55773

Re: Linguistic pet peeves

American Northerners? As an Ohioan, I have never heard anyone say "cwoffee".
I think they meant the New York-y accent. I don't know if people actually talk like that, but TV and film says they do...
by Sglod
23 Dec 2016 21:00
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: If natlangs were conlangs
Replies: 91
Views: 49790

Re: If natlangs were conlangs

The person who created Japanese created two scripts, then decided they would use the one mainly for grammatical inflection and the other mainly for foreign words. They then couldn't be bothered to create another script so imported and slightly modified Hanzi for the majority of native root words. Th...
by Sglod
08 Dec 2016 19:24
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Welcome to my conlang
Replies: 50
Views: 12402

Re: Welcome to my conlang

OTʜᴇB wrote: Malayan (Google's attempt at it):
കുറുക്കൻ ജമ്പുകളിൽ
That's Malayalam, spoken in Southern India. The Malayan languages are part of the Austronesian family and spoken in Southeast Asia.
by Sglod
08 Dec 2016 16:53
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2016
Replies: 365
Views: 33086

Re: Lexember 2016

Day 6: lhaxa /ˈɬaʃa/ horse faru /ˈfarʉ/ to sit firi /ˈfiri/ seat, chair, stool Lhaxas sefiri falderu? lhaxa-s se-firi fa<li-de>ru horse-DEF LOC-chair sit<3s-INT> Is the horse sitting on a chair Day 7: hith /ˈhiθ/ day jala /ˈjala/ night hinmi hith+nimi /ˈhinmi/ a nap taken during the day; to nap dur...
by Sglod
06 Dec 2016 10:10
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2016
Replies: 365
Views: 33086

Re: Lexember 2016

I'm a bit late to this party... But who cares? Gojxla Day 1: kalo /ˈkalɔ/ dog mera /ˈmɛɾa/ apple dan /dan/ to give Pokalos imjaras dangkxun po-kalo-s i-me<ja>ra-s da<ni-kxu>n BEN-dog-DEF ACC-apple<PL>-PL-DEF give<1s-HAB> I give the dog apples Day 2: axem /ˈaʃɛm/ leg kiram /ˈkiram/ to walk ter /tɛɾ/ ...
by Sglod
28 Nov 2016 08:18
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Collabromlang
Replies: 425
Views: 45711

Re: Collabromlang

85) bcdea
86) b
87) a
88) c
by Sglod
27 Nov 2016 20:58
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Collabromlang
Replies: 425
Views: 45711

Re: Collabromlang

80) b
81) a
82) a
83) b
84) b