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by Tuyono
17 Feb 2019 14:49
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Parallel Lexicon Sculpting
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Re: Parallel Lexicon Sculpting

k1234567890y wrote:
15 Feb 2019 06:28
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naasta [na:sta] n. plant
Źilaa Ruńu

naasta [ˈnɑːstɑ] (n. inan.) vine

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tmive'o [tmiˈveʔɔ] adv. constantly, all the time, always
by Tuyono
08 Feb 2019 16:03
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon sculpting
Replies: 2310
Views: 265936

Re: Lexicon sculpting

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Qaflac [t͡sɑ'fɬɑk] adv. dreadfully, incredibly slowly
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capla ['cɑp.lɑ] - (n. ani.) snail

next: čejadun [t͡ʃeˈʝadun] - stairs, levels
by Tuyono
13 Jan 2019 12:26
Forum: Translations
Topic: Indirect speech
Replies: 14
Views: 2016

Re: Indirect speech

Źilaa Ruńu Assuming they were just heading out: śaluhaa: deźan (al) nde leen naberaĺar. say-PFV-3PL go.from.IPF-1PL (here) to house.OBL VN-dance-OBL They said: we are going to the dancing-house. śaluhaa nguha deźa (al) nde leen naberaĺar. say-PFV-3PL COMP go.from.IPF-3PL (here) to house.OBL VN-danc...
by Tuyono
03 Jan 2019 17:02
Forum: Translations
Topic: Purple Cow
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Purple Cow

I never saw a Purple Cow, I never hope to see one; But I can tell you, anyhow, I'd rather see than be one. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purple_Cow How do different natlangs and conlangs handle the use of "one" here? In Hebrew you could easily leave out the first "one": ,אף-פעם לא ראיתי פרה סגולה (א...
by Tuyono
29 Dec 2018 21:22
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

Day 29

ngeb [ŋgeb] (v. st.) live (in a place), dwell

ute, ban suumasi! ngeb ńume huun siv eeźan.
yes hill yellow-INAN.NOM | live cousin.NOM 1SG.OBL near there
Yes, Yellow Hill! My cousin lives around there.
by Tuyono
28 Dec 2018 22:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

Missed two days again [:|] Anyway: Days 26-28 lasa [ˈlɑsɑ] (v.) promise; agree śaluhe lesiis nde kikaźun: "emejiu, liukme al. lasiu nguha maz islujiu ceeĺi!" say-PFV.3SG water.snake.NOM to frog-OBL |ask.IPF-1SG come.to-IMP.2SG here | promise.IPF-1SG COMP NEG FUT-eat-1SG 2SG.OBL The water snake said ...
by Tuyono
25 Dec 2018 23:55
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

Day 24 ladem [lɑˈdem] (v. st.) be painful, hurt (intransitive) kee ladem tes ceeĺu? Q hurt.IPF.3SG head 2SG.OBL Does your head hurt? Day 25 ńeekśa [ˈɲeːkʃɑ] (n. inan.) fingernail caĺem mia ulbacui teig seegu ebe ńeekśa (seegu) mia satui cii pemadi. always COP-3PL ADJ-grease-INAN.NOM hand 3SH.HU.OBL ...
by Tuyono
23 Dec 2018 22:12
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

Day 22 iugat [i̯uˈgɑt] (n. inan.) season, time of year iugatar vara seseśunan hedia tviimbi saa śandar ehasa. season-OBL this-INAN.OBL HAB~collect-1PL fruit much-INAN.ACC from tree-OBL all-INAN.OBL This time of year we collect a lot of fruit from all the trees. Day 23 imeź [iˈmeʒ] (n. hu.) family me...
by Tuyono
21 Dec 2018 19:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

I quite like the look and sound of the language you've been using as well, with the prenasalized stops, acute accents, and doubled vowels. Thanks [:D] Day 20 sepra [sepˈrɑ] (adj) wet, humid mia seprai tegiih huun. COP-3PL wet-INAN.NOM boot 1SG.OBL My boots are wet. Day 21 mbedu [ˈmbedu] (v.) grow, ...
by Tuyono
19 Dec 2018 20:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

Šuḥayyin tawīn rajwa. Can I just say this language looks really beautiful? Day 19 eńiit [eˈɲiːt] (n. inan.) dew - kee liukihe haab al akaim? - śa, vari mi eńiit ngehu. Q arrive-PFV.3SG rain.NOM here night no this-INAN.NOM COP.3SG dew alone -Did it rain during the night? -No, this is only dew.
by Tuyono
17 Dec 2018 23:49
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

Źilaa Ruńu Day 16 ĺemahas [ʎemɑˈhas] (n. inan.) dryness; summer From mahas "dry" + ĺe- (Nominalizer for adjectives) vari mi atuu ĺemahasar. maz lis haab ĺaar. this-INAN.NOM COP.3SG cloud summer-OBL | NEG exist.IPF.3SG rain.NOM in 3.INAN.OBL This is a summer cloud. It has no rain in it. Day 17 ńjedva...
by Tuyono
15 Dec 2018 23:29
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

Źilaa Ruńu Days 12-15 adek [ɑˈdek] (v.) divide, separate --> aadekti [ɑːˈdek.ti] (n. inan.) part, section - from adek + e-...-di (result nominalizer) caś [cɑʃ] (v.) go up, ascend, climb ńiab [ɲi̯ɑb] (v.) do down, descend vaame [ˈvɑːme] (adj.) shallow (water) reeh [reːx] (adj.) flat; smooth
by Tuyono
12 Dec 2018 00:12
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

Day 10 litaz [liˈtɑz] (n. inan) heel; lowest part of something, base, foundation lis uuludi satui cii kuruni asep litazar śambrur . exist.IPF.3SG NMLZ-dig-NMLZ long-INAN.NOM and deep-INAN.NOM around base-INAN.OBL tower-INAN.OBL There's a long and deep ditch/trench around the base of the tower. Day 1...
by Tuyono
09 Dec 2018 22:24
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

Źilaa Ruńu Day 7 kaź [kɑʒ] (v.) serve; answer to śaluhe ame inru nde nuhadun: "maz iskaźiu ceeĺi, tian ńaviu nguha ula naliide ceeĺu em huun". say-PFV.3SG man.NOM stranger.NOM to ruler-OBL | NEG FUT-serve-1SG 2SG.ACC but think.IPF-1SG COMP FUT-be.necessary.3SG VN-help 2SG.OBL by 1SG.OBL The strange...
by Tuyono
06 Dec 2018 20:00
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

Źilaa Ruńu

Day 5

vehad [βeˈhɑd] (n. inan.) candle

tambar vara mijvihaan vehad heici.
day-OBL this-INAN.OBL light.PFV-1PL candle five-INAN.ACC
Today we lit five candles
by Tuyono
06 Dec 2018 01:51
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

Źilaa Ruńu

Day 5

mbieĺimbi̯eʎi̯] (v.) heat in order to harden; fire in a kiln

ula nambieĺi saatver vara ehasa.
be.neccessary.IPF.3SG VN-fire bowl-OBL this-INAN.OBL all-INAN.OBL
All these bowls need firing.
by Tuyono
04 Dec 2018 16:49
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

Źilaa Ruńu Day 3 cehing [ce'xi ŋ g] (n. inan.) spark siire [ˈsiːre] (n. ani.) insect, bug, small creature --> siire cehingar [ˈsiːrecexi' ŋ gɑr] (n. ani.) firefly Day 4 ĺiad [ʎi̯ɑd] (v. st.) be angry ute, tuungiu, tian naĺiad huun mi eeklai ngar natuung. yes be.afraid.IPF-1SG but VN-be.angry COP.3S...
by Tuyono
02 Dec 2018 18:00
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

Day 2 Źilaa Ruńu seńja [ˈse ɲ ɟɑ] (n. inan.) island umtahi mi seńja cia taaran iutar NAME COP.3SG island in sea-INAN.OBL north-INAN.OBL Omtahi is an island in the northern sea. tievu [ˈti̯eβu] (v.) melt (intransitive) cahiu liukmai eeźan, tian ińuran jelmai vai natievu kaicezar. want.IPF.1SG come.to...
by Tuyono
01 Dec 2018 17:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 9737

Re: Lexember 2018

This was really nice last year!

Źilaa Ruńu

mure [ˈmure] adj. whole, undivided, unbroken

mbasuhe pańii tian źeer murei.
fall-PFV.3SG egg one-INAN.NOM but remain.IPF.3SG whole-INAN.NOM
The egg fell but remained whole.
by Tuyono
27 Nov 2018 22:53
Forum: Translations
Topic: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.
Replies: 56
Views: 8584

Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

:con: Źilaa Ruńu ngehu ji alagar mbambas tikaicez, tian imbu ehasi liliuk haab . nhehu ji alag-ar mba~mbas ti-kaicez tian imbu ehas-i li~liuk haab only on south-OBL HAB~fall.3SG DIM-ice but place all-INAN.ACC HAB~come.to.3SG rain.NOM lit. Snow only falls on the south, but rain comes to all places s ...