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by Jampot911
17 Feb 2019 23:41
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: English Dialects
Replies: 68
Views: 28689

Re: English Dialects

Mine's a Scottish accent, though one with a slight Doric hint (since I'm from the North-East), though more general since my parents come from different parts of Scotland. KIT ɪ DRESS ɛ TRAP a LOT ɔ STRUT ʌ FOOT ʏ BATH a CLOTH ɔ NURSE ɪɚ FLEECE i FACE e PALM a THOUGHT ɔ GOAT o GOOSE ʏ PRICE ʌɪ (not q...
by Jampot911
17 Feb 2019 22:54
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 2795
Views: 707313

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

Hey! A wee experimentation, sorta based on Swedish and Osage. /p pʰ pː t tʰ tː k kʰ kː ʔ/ <b p hp/pp d t ht/tt g k hk/kk ’> /f s ʃ x h/ <f s sj gj h> /ʋ~w l j ʁ̞/ <v l j r> /m n/ <m n> /i ĩ y~ʉ/ <i į u> /e ø o õ/ <e ö o ǫ> /æ ɑ ɑ̃/ <ä a ą> Allophony Aspirated stops can realised as stop + [x] ([ʃ] be...
by Jampot911
06 Jul 2018 21:19
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 5833
Views: 1386957

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

This is just a quick idea that popped into my head, and I'm not even sure if I'm planning on using this idea, but I was wondering if "voiceless harmony" is something that exists, or seems feasible. As in, a system similar to Guarani, except an entire syllable must be voiceless (with a voiceless vowe...
by Jampot911
07 May 2018 17:20
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Speedlang VIII (May 4, 5, 6)
Replies: 48
Views: 6680

Re: Speedlang VIII (May 4, 5, 6)

Thanks for the interesting rules! Prosody is probably my favorite part of phonology but by having to make it grammatical, it added an extra dimension to the challenge. Well done. This was very fun and I definitely want to participate in more. I could agree more! This was my first speedlang event, a...
by Jampot911
05 May 2018 16:11
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Speedlang VIII (May 4, 5, 6)
Replies: 48
Views: 6680

Re: Speedlang VIII (May 4, 5, 6)

Consonants Nasals /m n̺ ɳ~nʳ/ <m n n> Stops /p t̺ ʈ~tʳ k q/ <p t t k q> Fricatives /s̺ ʂ χ~ʀ/ <s s x> Rhotic /ɽ~r/ <r> Vowels Front /i i: y y: e e: ø ø:/ <i ii y yy e ee ęę> Central /a a:/ <a aa> Back /o o: u u:/ <o oo u uu> The above vowels in unstressed syllables Front [ɪ ɪj ʏ ʏj ɛ ɛj œ œj] Centra...
by Jampot911
02 May 2018 18:58
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Speedlang VIII (May 4, 5, 6)
Replies: 48
Views: 6680

Re: Speedlang VIII (May 4, 5, 6)

CarsonDaConlanger wrote:
02 May 2018 02:30
Sounds fun!

♫Dear Maria, count me in!♫
I would also like to take part, and it's my first time, so I'll just wing it!

Also, my girlfriend is called Maria, and I sing her that to annoy her all the time, so I will share your enthusiasm through that song.
by Jampot911
28 Apr 2018 15:51
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 2795
Views: 707313

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

/i~ɨ/ /e~ə o/ /a/ Central vowels are fronted adjacent to palatal consonants. This phonemic inventory seems really interesting (I may just have to adapt/steal it for myself, if that's alright with you 😁). May I just ask whether you intended for the fronting rule to occur next to the palatalised bila...
by Jampot911
24 Dec 2017 22:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Question about languages in an 'unstable' conworld
Replies: 22
Views: 3940

Re: Question about languages in an 'unstable' conworld

.... after finishing dissertation for school. .... What's your doctorate in? Oh, wow, I'm not quite there yet! I'm in sixth year of secondary school (Scottish system), so I have to do dissertations for my "Advanced Higher" subjects. But I hope to be going to the University of Edinburgh to study Lin...
by Jampot911
24 Dec 2017 19:27
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Question about languages in an 'unstable' conworld
Replies: 22
Views: 3940

Re: Question about languages in an 'unstable' conworld

Thanks for all the replies guys! This blew up way more than I'd been expecting. I haven't been able to reply to over the past week or so because I'm just after finishing dissertation after dissertation for school. Nonetheless, here I am. On Mass Effect: no, I haven't played them. I'm really not a vi...
by Jampot911
13 Dec 2017 17:16
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Question about languages in an 'unstable' conworld
Replies: 22
Views: 3940

Re: Question about languages in an 'unstable' conworld

.... they appear see-through and blurred, rather like the jittering air above an open fire, for example. Somewhat like the Divinities in Robert Jackson Bennett's "City of Stairs". ( ? ) I've not familiar with that book actually, I may have to check it out sometime then. Also, I think what you said ...
by Jampot911
09 Dec 2017 19:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Question about languages in an 'unstable' conworld
Replies: 22
Views: 3940

Re: Question about languages in an 'unstable' conworld

I like your premise. I would like to hear more about the Onlookers, if you don't mind. I'm just glad that you like it! I suppose an explanation of the Onlookers definitely comes more under worldbuilding but I figure that I may as well talk about them here, rather than starting a new topic. The Onlo...
by Jampot911
07 Dec 2017 17:28
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Question about languages in an 'unstable' conworld
Replies: 22
Views: 3940

Re: Question about languages in an 'unstable' conworld

Why should language depend on civilization? The parts of each language that are still relevant to non-history-writing, non-city-building, non-metallurgy-using life, will continue to evolve as normal. (Or do the Onlookers always knock them back to before the Neolithic and therefore before farming?) ...
by Jampot911
06 Dec 2017 20:24
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Question about languages in an 'unstable' conworld
Replies: 22
Views: 3940

Question about languages in an 'unstable' conworld

...that statement probably needs a bit more explanation. To be honest, I'm not entirely sure if this is the correct place to post such a question (since it kind of borders conlangery and conworldry) but I think it's more relevant to the former. So here goes! In my current conworld (tentatively dubbe...
by Jampot911
27 Aug 2017 11:52
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 2795
Views: 707313

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

I've nae been able to post anything for a while (due to my Higher exams and such) but here's one I've come up with [:D] /m n ŋ/ /p t k/ /b d ɡ/ /ɓ̰ ɗ̰/ /t͡s d͡z ɗ͡z̰/ /s z h/ /w l/ /i e ɑ u/ Allophony /s z/ are before a high vowel, [θ ð] elsewhere /p b/ become [ɸ β] before or after another obstruen...
by Jampot911
26 Aug 2017 19:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 2795
Views: 707313

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

I've nae been able to post anything for a while (due to my Higher exams and such) but here's one I've come up with [:D] /m n ŋ/ /p t k/ /b d ɡ/ /ɓ̰ ɗ̰/ /t͡s d͡z ɗ͡z̰/ /s z h/ /w l/ /i e ɑ u/ Allophony /s z/ are before a high vowel, [θ ð] elsewhere /p b/ become [ɸ β] before or after another obstruent...
by Jampot911
21 Apr 2017 20:57
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 2795
Views: 707313

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

/p t k q/ <p t k q> /θ s ʃ ʁ/ <th s sh q> /w l r j/ <w l r y> /m n ŋ/ <m n ng> /i e ɛ a ɔ o u/ <i é e a o ó u> Planning to use coronal harmony for /θ s ʃ/. Also, planning to use fronting harmony (so /i e ɛ/ harmonise and /ɔ o u/ harmonise - /a/ is neutral). A deliberately simple phonology for a name...
by Jampot911
01 Mar 2017 22:25
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 5833
Views: 1386957

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

Does it seem realistic for a language (based on the Semitic/Berber languages) to have [rˤ] but not [r]. Also, would [ʁ] or [ʀ] seem like a reasonable allophone for [rˤ]? Cheers Edit: [rˤ] could mean [ɹˤ] instead, if that makes more sense. I think there are some actual varieties of Arabic that have ...
by Jampot911
01 Mar 2017 22:03
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 5833
Views: 1386957

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

Does it seem realistic for a language (based on the Semitic/Berber languages) to have [rˤ] but not [r].

Also, would [ʁ] or [ʀ] seem like a reasonable allophone for [rˤ]?

Cheers

Edit: [rˤ] could mean [ɹˤ] instead, if that makes more sense.
by Jampot911
22 Feb 2017 21:58
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 2795
Views: 707313

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

Consonants (21 ~ 28) p t d k g tˤ kˤ f s sˤ (z zˤ) ʃ ʃˤ (ʒ ʒˤ) ɬ ɬˤ (ɮ ɮˤ) l lˤ rˤ~ʁ j w m n Vowels (6) i i: a a: u u: or, more accurately, this: ɪ i: ə a:~ɒ: ʊ u: Vowels become pharyngeal after a pharyngeal consonant. Pharyngeals may be realised as ejectives. /lˤ/ may be realised as a [ɫ]. /ɬ ɬˤ/ b...
by Jampot911
11 Feb 2017 14:31
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 5833
Views: 1386957

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

It is attested, yes, but very rare; in almost all languages that have /q/ it constrasts with /k/. In the languages that lack /k/ as a phoneme it mostly occurs as an allophone of /q/ (while [q] being more usual). WALS states the language Qawesqar (and highlights that the phoneme is found in the lang...