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by LinguoFranco
23 May 2019 13:25
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 14706
Views: 1235881

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

Question for y'all.

If you have a personal language, how closely does it meet your linguistic ideals?

I was designing a personal language and decided it was not the way I want it to be.
by LinguoFranco
23 May 2019 01:42
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 5170
Views: 627354

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

/m n ŋ/
/p t k ʔ/
/pʰ tʰ kʰ/
/s h/
/l r/
/j ʋ/
/t͡s/

/i iː ʊ uː/
/e eː/
/a aː/

It has a CV(C) syllable structure, with the allowed codae being /ŋ ʔ k l t/
by LinguoFranco
20 May 2019 01:57
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: (C&C) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 1718
Views: 341793

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

I think I will take your suggestion, though I am kicking around an idea for a religion kinda like Hinduism in that there is only one supreme and omnipotent god, but all the other “gods” are just different manifestations of that one god. That’ll probably be as close as it gets to Hinduism, though. T...
by LinguoFranco
18 May 2019 17:34
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11361
Views: 942570

Re: What did you accomplish today?

I startled a Proto-language. It's really basic and simple at the moment, but I plan to make it more complex. It is analytic with monosyllabic words, but I'm going to make it agglunative over time, if I don't abandon it like I do with a lot of my projects. The phonotactics will be based on Modern Gre...
by LinguoFranco
09 May 2019 18:36
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: (C&C) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 1718
Views: 341793

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

I want my world to stand out and not be a carbon copy fantasy counterpart culture, but still put thought into it. But why not just embrace the carbon copy fantasy counterpart culture? Imo, most clockpunk settings are already unique because clockpunk itself is quite an underused setting even within ...
by LinguoFranco
09 May 2019 14:37
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: (C&C) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 1718
Views: 341793

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

I’m trying to create a clockpunk world, but I need to figure out some things. Since clockpunk is usually based on Renaissance Italy (my world is as well), it would make sense to have a religion that resembles Christianity, Catholicism in particular. I want to do something a little different like ha...
by LinguoFranco
08 May 2019 19:01
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: (C&C) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 1718
Views: 341793

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

I’m trying to create a clockpunk world, but I need to figure out some things. Since clockpunk is usually based on Renaissance Italy (my world is as well), it would make sense to have a religion that resembles Christianity, Catholicism in particular. I want to do something a little different like hav...
by LinguoFranco
04 May 2019 16:00
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 5170
Views: 627354

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

DesEsseintes wrote:
30 Apr 2019 04:22
Here you go:

ᵐb ⁿd ᶯɖ ᶮɟ ᵑɡ
Thank you!
by LinguoFranco
03 May 2019 16:03
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What kind of conlanger are you?
Replies: 152
Views: 36955

Re: What kind of conlanger are you?

I’m a mix of a loyalist and a scrapper. I usually have one main conlang that I consistently work on, but end up scrapping all of my minor projects.
by LinguoFranco
03 May 2019 04:40
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: (C&C) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 1718
Views: 341793

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

I wanna have my characters feel more alien in a sense than just a human wearing a funny costume...this can be hard since if you make them too alien...well say good bye to everyone. Ookraia is largely African, mesoamerican, and east asian inspired rather than just plain ole medieval Europe. I know t...
by LinguoFranco
29 Apr 2019 16:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 5170
Views: 627354

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

/m n ɲ/ /p t c k ʔ/ /mb ⁿd ŋɟ ŋg/ /s z f h/ /l ʎ r/ /j w/ /t͡ɕ d͡ʑ/ /i iː u uː/ /ɛ eː ɔ oː/ /a aː/ /mb ⁿd ŋɟ ŋg/ are supposed to be prenasalized consononats, but the IPA Keyboard only has /ⁿ/. I don't have much for phonotactics yet, although it is looking somewhat similar to my main project, with le...
by LinguoFranco
28 Apr 2019 19:16
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 14706
Views: 1235881

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

So my main project has a bunch of words, but alot of them do not even have definitions. Any tips for deciding what each word means? Oftentimes, I like to sit on them until a meaning comes to me, or an image or concept comes to my mind when I repeat the word aloud. Is there a more efficient way of do...
by LinguoFranco
10 Apr 2019 17:18
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 14706
Views: 1235881

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

So, do non-configurational languages still have a preferred or default word order? I’ve heard that Ancient Greek, or at least the literary language, was radically non-configurational, but many languages still have a default word order even if it is very loose. Is this the same way for non-configurat...
by LinguoFranco
10 Apr 2019 17:12
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Welskian Language
Replies: 3
Views: 161

Re: The Welskian Language

I was expecting a Scandinavian language spoken in Wales. This is not what you are aiming for, right? Kind of disappointed [xD] I actually derived the name from Wales even though it has no connection to it. I just took Welsh and changed one of the letters around to get “Welsk”, the name “Welskerland...
by LinguoFranco
09 Apr 2019 17:00
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Welskian Language
Replies: 3
Views: 161

The Welskian Language

The Welskian language, or /vel.sce/, is the official language of Welskerland, a landlocked constitutional monarchy. It belongs to the Velskenic Family, but is the only surviving language in it, and so is kinda an isolate. It is spoken by more than eleven million people. There are a few Welskian peop...
by LinguoFranco
01 Apr 2019 12:33
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11361
Views: 942570

Re: What did you accomplish today?

DesEsseintes wrote:
01 Apr 2019 02:24
LinguoFranco wrote:
31 Mar 2019 19:57
Felt a sudden burst of inspiration the other night and added no words to my language.
Sounds like one of my achievements.
Ha! I meant new words, not no words.
by LinguoFranco
31 Mar 2019 22:05
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: underused settings in world building
Replies: 49
Views: 1506

Re: underused settings in world building

I have one “world” (more accurate to call it a country” that exists in an AU. It’s a Caribbean archipelago that used to be a hideout for pirates and a place of refuge for criminals. Eventually, it reforms and becomes more civilized like much of the world. I never got past the planning stage, but I a...
by LinguoFranco
31 Mar 2019 19:57
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11361
Views: 942570

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Felt a sudden burst of inspiration the other night and added no words to my language. I was mostly stuck on verbal morphology as I was not sure how I want to conjugate verbs. I decided it would be best not to have infinitives since I don’t really use them.
by LinguoFranco
29 Mar 2019 04:18
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 14706
Views: 1235881

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

I’m working on an SOV language. It’s going to be fairly head marking, at least with verbs. I want include singulative/collective number, but all of the natlang examples that O know of are VO languages. I’m sure an SOV language, even a dependent-marking one, could have such a feature, I just don’t k...
by LinguoFranco
28 Mar 2019 17:27
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 14706
Views: 1235881

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

I’m working on an SOV language. It’s going to be fairly head marking, at least with verbs. I want include singulative/collective number, but all of the natlang examples that O know of are VO languages. I’m sure an SOV language, even a dependent-marking one, could have such a feature, I just don’t kn...