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by Herra Ratatoskr
26 Dec 2019 01:24
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Metal Thread
Replies: 244
Views: 86382

Re: Metal Thread

I saw them live as an opener for Nightwish about four years ago. Quite impressive and energetic. I think I might have seen them on the same tour. They were opening for Nightwish, and had Delain as the first set. Fantastic show. They're really good as openers (I also saw them opening for Amon Amarth...
by Herra Ratatoskr
26 Dec 2019 01:16
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Nortsääenglisch
Replies: 38
Views: 10536

Re: Nortsääenglisch

Yay, it liveth!

Is there any Frisian influence on the magenta dialects as well as Dutch?
by Herra Ratatoskr
26 Dec 2019 01:14
Forum: Translations
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 17
Views: 6548

Re: Merry Christmas

If you want to emphasize the religious nature of the holiday in West Saxon, you would be more likely to say Blieðe Crissmasse /bɫið kɹɪsmæs/ "Happy Christmas" (note, while the holiday is Crissmasse , the church services would be kept as an uncontracted Cristes Masse /kɹɪsts mæs/ "Christ's Mass", tho...
by Herra Ratatoskr
02 Dec 2019 23:36
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: How realistic are my pronouns?
Replies: 2
Views: 225

Re: How realistic are my pronouns?

I believe Quechua does something like this, where the case markings are the same as those used on the nouns. Also, the 2nd and 3rd person pluralize with the same morpheme as the nouns (1st person has irregular inclusive and exclusive plural suffixes). So there's that.
by Herra Ratatoskr
22 Nov 2019 17:02
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: West Saxon Grammar Sketch v 0.0.1
Replies: 37
Views: 3278

Re: West Saxon Grammar Sketch v 0.0.1

Not surprising, I took quite a bit of inspiration from West Frisian, including ideas of what to keep, like the two weak verb classes, as well as the vowel alterations, which were encouraged a bit by the breaking West Frisian experiences (albeit in different contexts and not as extensively). Plus the...
by Herra Ratatoskr
21 Nov 2019 23:37
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What are you listening to/watching?
Replies: 1207
Views: 299382

Re: What are you listening to/watching?

Been watching the Vinland Saga anime, and the song used in the titles is pretty good, imho. I'm not usually a fan of songs with screamy parts, but this one works for me.
by Herra Ratatoskr
21 Nov 2019 01:55
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: West Saxon Grammar Sketch v 0.0.1
Replies: 37
Views: 3278

Re: West Saxon Grammar Sketch v 0.0.1

VERBS - PRESENT TENSE Unlike nouns and adjectives, which have simplified significantly since the Old West Saxon Period, verbs in West Saxon have retained most of the formal distinctions from the earliest forms of the language. These include: Number - Singular and plural in all finite moods and tens...
by Herra Ratatoskr
16 Nov 2019 18:11
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Goþesch Razde
Replies: 59
Views: 5430

Re: Goþesch Razde

That's actually... pretty close to my previous sketch (albeit formatted nicer.) The neuter has pro nominal and null forms, so one can find blindete alongside mere blind . Neat. Is there a functional difference between the pronominal and null neuters, like one is attributive, the other predicative, ...
by Herra Ratatoskr
16 Nov 2019 03:56
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Goþesch Razde
Replies: 59
Views: 5430

Re: Goþesch Razde

Cool. So, based on that and the nominal declensions, I'm guessing the endings would be something like this? (assuming the strong/weak distinction is retained) +-----+-----+------+-----+------+-----+------+ | | Masculine | Feminine | Neuter | | +-----+------+-----+------+-----+------+ | | S | P | S |...
by Herra Ratatoskr
14 Nov 2019 23:20
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: West Saxon Grammar Sketch v 0.0.1
Replies: 37
Views: 3278

Re: West Saxon Grammar Sketch v 0.0.1

Your system of atonic and tonic pronouns interests me, if only because I am considering that path for my own Gothish. As it turns out, one of my adstrates, Greek, also has atonic and tonic pronouns. I'm wondering how you derived them? I know that Proto-Germanic had sets of weak unstressed pronouns ...
by Herra Ratatoskr
14 Nov 2019 21:00
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Goþesch Razde
Replies: 59
Views: 5430

Re: Goþesch Razde

On an unrelated note, do you have any work done on Goþesch adjectives?
by Herra Ratatoskr
11 Nov 2019 05:43
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: West Saxon Grammar Sketch v 0.0.1
Replies: 37
Views: 3278

Re: West Saxon Grammar Sketch v 0.0.1

I love that you transformed the first person dual into an optional inclusive plural. Very cool! I also really like the truncated non-tonic form of the first person singular pronoun before all those consonants. It’s a great bit of allomorphy. I'm glad you liked it, spanick. The clusivity bit is prob...
by Herra Ratatoskr
10 Nov 2019 09:12
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: West Saxon Grammar Sketch v 0.0.1
Replies: 37
Views: 3278

Re: West Saxon Grammar Sketch v 0.0.1

Hey, it's time for the semi-yearly resurrection of this thread! This time it's the first half of the Pronouns section, covering personal pronouns, demonstrative pronouns, and interrogative pronouns. PRONOUNS Personal Pronouns Personal Pronouns in West Saxon come in tonic and atonic forms, much like ...
by Herra Ratatoskr
04 Nov 2019 04:04
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2263
Views: 289484

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Yep, working class/proletariat. Good job.
by Herra Ratatoskr
04 Nov 2019 01:25
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2263
Views: 289484

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Not exactly, but you're getting pretty close
by Herra Ratatoskr
03 Nov 2019 22:24
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2263
Views: 289484

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Nope, but interesting thinking. Also, þued has a different sense than what you might be thinking; volk is the word you would use if you meant "people" in the sense of a national or ethnic identity.
by Herra Ratatoskr
30 Oct 2019 14:22
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2263
Views: 289484

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

EDIT: If you mean þeode as in "language", then no. Sorry for the earlier answer of yes, I thought you'd just made a typo of þeod.
by Herra Ratatoskr
30 Oct 2019 02:30
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2263
Views: 289484

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Yep, though you could get a bit more granular, morpheme-wise.
by Herra Ratatoskr
30 Oct 2019 01:55
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2263
Views: 289484

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Ok. Hopefully this one will prove less troublesome than my last word (though I fear it may be a bit too simple). Language : West Saxon Word : zwinkreþued Pronunciation : /ˈzɔjŋ.gɹ̩.ˌðœɥd/ I will note that, while this is a real word in West Saxon, it has kind of fallen out of fashion, replaced by a l...