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by Czwartek
10 Jul 2012 03:41
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Two Kinds of Interrogatives?
Replies: 15
Views: 2001

Re: Two Kinds of Interrogatives?

An idea for a conlang I've had rattling around the old noggin is instead of having interrogative pronouns, having three interrogative affixes (or particles) and an extensive case system. The three types of questions would be: '"What/what's it called?" asks the other person to answer by stating a spe...
by Czwartek
20 Dec 2011 21:43
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Difference between say and tell?
Replies: 6
Views: 2060

Re: Difference between say and tell?

Very similar to what Eldin Raigmore said, the main difference is about the other information conveyed in the sentence. Say doesn't need a recipient of the information. 'I said it into the wind' implied that there was nobody else present, and therefore no recipient of the thing said, but 'I told it i...
by Czwartek
01 Oct 2011 22:13
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Sarcastic Advice for Condoing
Replies: 33
Views: 2886

Re: Sarcastic Advice for Conlanging/Conculturing 1

rickardspaghetti wrote:I laughed so hard I just pronounced an anal plosive.
That's noting, I've just pronounced an anal trill.
by Czwartek
14 Aug 2011 02:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Pnunskstrimslarkskrak
Replies: 15
Views: 1843

Re: Pnunskstrimslarkskrak

Ketadet Bedikep Tadogak, which is and means 'The strict CVC language where all the consonants are plosives' 8-)
by Czwartek
29 Jul 2011 03:54
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What are some cases that I could use?
Replies: 22
Views: 1757

Re: What are some cases that I could use?

There are 96 cases in Ithkuil. Try reading that for inspiration!
by Czwartek
25 Jun 2011 16:08
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: My things are mine, your things are yours
Replies: 6
Views: 935

My things are mine, your things are yours

In English we have two forms for most possessive pronouns. ('His' is the only possessive pronoun which has only one form.) My/mine Your/yours Her/hers Our/ours Their/theirs My question is, how would you categorise this distinction, and are there other languages, natural or con, which have the same o...
by Czwartek
24 Jun 2011 00:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Gender depended vocabulary andor sounds
Replies: 27
Views: 1486

Re: Gender depended vocabulary andor sounds

Side not first, and or cant we just make up the word "Anor" to mean can be either one or both while or is jsut either one? :P What? This doesn't make any sense. Why this thread got treated seriously when its first sentence is just a confusing jumble of words, I have no idea. As for the rest of your...
by Czwartek
18 Jun 2011 03:18
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11360
Views: 939627

Re: What did you accomplish today?

After a long period of not conlanging at all, last night I put together a simple phonology.
by Czwartek
17 Jun 2011 23:27
Forum: Translations
Topic: You keep using that word...
Replies: 25
Views: 4572

Re: You keep using that word...

:eng: You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means. :dan: Du bliver ved med at bruge det ord. Jeg tror ikke det betyder det, du tror, det betyder. :swe: Du använder alltid det där ordet. Jag tror inte det betyder det du tror det betyder. :nor: Du bruker det ordet stadig....
by Czwartek
17 Jun 2011 23:01
Forum: Translations
Topic: A Philosophical Quote from a great man
Replies: 18
Views: 3160

Re: A Philosophical Quote from a great man

:eng: If you put your penis on something, it's officially yours; no other man can eat it. :swe: Om du lägger din penis på något, är det officiellt ditt; ingen annan man kan äta det. :nor: Om du legger penisen din på noe, er det offisielt ditt; ingen annen mann kan spise det. :nld: Als je je penis er...
by Czwartek
25 May 2011 13:51
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Language practice thread
Replies: 6175
Views: 529685

Re: Language practice thread

:pol: Ona jest najpiękniejszą kobietą, którą kiedykolwiek zobaczyłem, ale nie wiem jak z nią nawet rozmawiać. :fin: Hän on kaunein nainen, jonka olen ikinä nähnyt, mutten edes osaa puhua hänen kanssa. :nor: Hun er den vakrest kvinnen som jeg har engang sett, men jeg vet ikke hvordan å snakke med hen...
by Czwartek
23 May 2011 21:56
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Pain.
Replies: 25
Views: 1768

Re: Pain.

I remember reading a thread on the old conlanger forum, the title post saying that they've recently been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of high-functioning autism. I'd be very surprised if many people on this board don't have something similar. I think there's something about conlanging ...
by Czwartek
23 May 2011 21:44
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Pain.
Replies: 25
Views: 1768

Re: Pain.

Micamo wrote:I've never been in a relationship before. Or ever had any friends, really.
That has to be one of the saddest things I've read or heard in a long time. I sympathise, I've also never been in a proper relationship. Though I try to keep an active social life. I always live in hope. 8-)
by Czwartek
23 May 2011 20:57
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Pain.
Replies: 25
Views: 1768

Re: Pain.

Are we sharing poetry or are we discussing EMO-ness? Can someone tell me where this thing is going?
by Czwartek
18 May 2011 00:09
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: The '-ing' suffix
Replies: 2
Views: 903

The '-ing' suffix

I was just thinking about all the different uses the suffix 'ing' has in English. 1. When used with the auxiliary verb 'to be', it gives the progressive tense of a verb. eg: He's singing a song. 2. It turns a verb into an adjective which describes someone or something which fits the subject of the i...
by Czwartek
12 May 2011 23:14
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What are you listening to/watching?
Replies: 2458
Views: 257573

Re: What are you listening to/watching?

Geoffrey Leonard - seriously the most disgusting non-fictional human being I've ever seen.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XSB4sQGT_4
by Czwartek
10 May 2011 17:15
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What language does Google Translate think your conlang is?
Replies: 173
Views: 14448

Re: What language does Google Translate think your conlang i

Thakowsaizmu wrote:Æk bødo þær. Þú duxtat. Æk skalo staiga. I naxtum skainæþ sunon ikè.

Clearly English.
Surely that's closer to Faroese?
by Czwartek
08 May 2011 16:18
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Game!
Replies: 93
Views: 9131

Re: Conlang Game!

paecutʰ nɛ ia-ni ɮeŋ ʑɔɲɛɾ no-makʰ eɲu source what POS-1st pleasure to.have.sex INS.llama INT What is the source of my pleasure of having sex with llamas? Trí vjokk hjuin dreix llingvjähä eipo k'djonn sełnea infeng kohy sqalh päke. By the time I had woken up I was already twenty minutes late for work.
by Czwartek
08 May 2011 00:43
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Game!
Replies: 93
Views: 9131

Re: Conlang Game!

How should this one be understood? Is it an expression? What type of 'joint' are we talking about?