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by Frislander
21 Jan 2019 00:33
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Frislander's IE-lang scratchpad
Replies: 36
Views: 17398

Re: Frislander's IE-lang scratchpad

Time to discuss that reboot then. Let's start with sounds. The consonant inventory is somewhat similar to how it was before, with a few notable differences. /p t k/ <p t k> /s ɬ ʂ ɕ x/ <s ł ṣ ś x> /m n ɲ (ŋ)/ <m n ń ŋ> /w l ɾ j ɣ/ <w l r j ɣ> The reason the velar nasal is in brackets is because I ha...
by Frislander
20 Jan 2019 14:54
Forum: Translations
Topic: Complementiser vs relativiser
Replies: 41
Views: 13558

Re: Complementiser vs relativiser

:con: Asta (mə‘axmə‘ə‘sun) ‘itəmayə(‘ə) taŋa Tyax mə-‘-axmə-‘ə‘sun ‘i-t-əma-yə-‘ə taŋa Tyax 1s-IV-touch-mind 3erg-Vs-make-PRF-NOM house Jack I know that Jack built the house (mənnatren məxən) təra taŋa təma‘ə Tyax m-ənnen<atr> mə-xən t-əra taŋa t-əma-‘ə Tyax 1s-see<APPL> 1s-REFL Vs-DIS house 1s-make...
by Frislander
20 Jan 2019 14:18
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Ą̈väriäŋką̈itää: an introduction.
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: Äväriäŋkäitää: an introduction.

OK, a few things. So ogoneks are a very odd choice as stress markers, they're pretty much always nasalisation (and in the one exception, Lithuanian, afaict they reflect old nasal vowels anyway). Secondly, given that only four of your six vowels can take ogoneks, does this mean that only those four v...
by Frislander
20 Jan 2019 14:05
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 14399
Views: 1138757

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

If there was a continuous writing tradition with the empire (which I think is probably more likely than losing writing completely, unless the descendant languages borrow a new script from a different family - this is an entirely separate question to the gender system one though.) then I could see th...
by Frislander
19 Jan 2019 19:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11245
Views: 876219

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Well my new Ugricised IE-lang continues to expand, and I now have a proper name for it: Khomsener, from the native term Xŏmsəńər Kele , "Words of the marsh-island people", etymologically from Khanty χŏməs "tree-covered area on a moor" plus PIE *h 2 ner "man" plus Ugric kel- "word", which of course i...
by Frislander
19 Jan 2019 15:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 14399
Views: 1138757

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

[quote="eldin raigmore" post_id=287717 time=1547766209 user_id=99] [quote=LinguistCat post_id=287715 time=1547761667 user_id=3650] cross-posted from the ZBB How realistic would it be for a language to go from SOV to VSO, possibly by fronting the verb for some kind of emphasis? What other parts of gr...
by Frislander
19 Jan 2019 15:12
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Irish Romlang Collablang
Replies: 115
Views: 35151

Re: Irish Romlang Collablang

55. b
56. b
57. a
58. c
by Frislander
19 Jan 2019 14:59
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Sound Changes Game
Replies: 5823
Views: 469989

Re: Sound Changes Game

<ngueṇṇa>

[ŋʷẽn˥ˈnˤɑ̃ː˧˩] > [mæ̃nˤ˥ˈnˤɑ̃˧˩]
by Frislander
19 Jan 2019 14:51
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Reverse Sound Changes Game
Replies: 1254
Views: 217342

Re: Reverse Sound Changes Game

[ˈkiŋkʷɤβ] < [ˈkinkob]
by Frislander
18 Jan 2019 18:58
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Reverse Sound Changes Game
Replies: 1254
Views: 217342

Re: Reverse Sound Changes Game

[ˈkʏŋ̊ku] < [ˈkɪŋkʷow]
by Frislander
18 Jan 2019 18:55
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Sound Changes Game
Replies: 5823
Views: 469989

Re: Sound Changes Game

<ńlâiz>

[ŋʷỹ˧˥ˈnãːˤ˦˨] > [ŋʷĩ˦˥ˈnˤɑ̃ː˧˩]
by Frislander
16 Jan 2019 12:08
Forum: Translations
Topic: You helped me
Replies: 29
Views: 3778

Re: You helped me

:con: Asta

yurenyəsə mənə‘rəre‘iyəx mənasən
yur-enyəx-yə mə-n-ə‘re<ər>-‘ə-yəx mə-nasən
2>1-help-PRF 1-IIs-wander<CAUS>-NOM-ADV 1s-dog
You helped me walk my dog
by Frislander
16 Jan 2019 11:21
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 14399
Views: 1138757

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

Do any Inuit languages allow coda consonants other than stops? some dialects have turned the stop codas into nasals, but i don't think there exists a dialect where the two coexist. Not true - Kalaallisut has some cases of final /n/, Iñupiat allows both final stops and nasals, and other dialects als...
by Frislander
15 Jan 2019 18:31
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 14399
Views: 1138757

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

I think if there is only one type of consonant allowed in coda position, it's usually a nasal. Though Aui and Eskimo are exceptions. Isn't Aui a conlang? Do any Inuit languages allow coda consonants other than stops? I think that's a typo of Iau. And as for the Inuit question, most varieties do all...
by Frislander
15 Jan 2019 17:38
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 14399
Views: 1138757

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

Are there any rules, tendencies or universals concerning coda consonants? Like what is most common, for example. Not really. Plenty of languages only allow sonorants, plenty allow only obstruents, some just have a single nasal /n/, some allow only the glottal stop, some allow only /k s/, many allow...
by Frislander
15 Jan 2019 17:30
Forum: Translations
Topic: Don't talk to me or my son ever again!
Replies: 23
Views: 3001

Re: Don't talk to me or my son ever again!

:con: Asta

xwe yurastastatrəsami muwə muwatan!
xwe yur-ROOT-astə<atr>-sami mə-wə mə-watan
PROH 2>1-ITER-speak<APPL>-again 1s-SING 1s-son
Don't talk to me or my son ever again!
by Frislander
15 Jan 2019 12:49
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Sound Changes Game
Replies: 5823
Views: 469989

Re: Sound Changes Game

<ńlâiz>

[mˠũ˧˥ˈɲãːħ˥˧] > [mˠỹ˧˥ˈnãːˤ˦˨]
by Frislander
15 Jan 2019 12:45
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Reverse Sound Changes Game
Replies: 1254
Views: 217342

Re: Reverse Sound Changes Game

[ˌkɑttiˌkø̃kkyˈtokukˌkelkiˌsiɣi] < [ˈkɑtti] + [ˈkø̃kky] + [ˈtokuk] + [ˈkelki] + [ˈsiɣi]
by Frislander
14 Jan 2019 13:34
Forum: Translations
Topic: Indirect speech
Replies: 14
Views: 1882

Re: Indirect speech

:con: Asta Ok, this is a bit complicated, since Asta has three different constructions relating to reported speech, and I will give examples of each. yastiyə. "mini‘xi‘xwə tansiyinyəx." y-astə-yə min-VCC-i‘x-wə t-ansi-yən-yəx Ip-speak-PRF 1p-PROG-walk-PROG Vs-sing-place-ADV They spoke. "We are going...
by Frislander
14 Jan 2019 12:39
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Irish Romlang Collablang
Replies: 115
Views: 35151

Re: Irish Romlang Collablang

48. a
51. a
52. a
53. a