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by masako
10 Nov 2019 18:42
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Kala changes/new words
Replies: 3
Views: 273

Re: Kala changes/new words

I have updated some vocabulary and altered the Kala calendar (more on this in subsequent posts). It now recognizes the six ecological seasons rather than the basic four. tseku – early spring (prevernal) – Begins February (mild temperate), to March (cool temperate). kueta – spring (vernal) – Begins m...
by masako
06 Nov 2019 12:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Kala changes/new words
Replies: 3
Views: 273

Re: Kala changes/new words

tsua / -tsua /t͡ʃʷɑ/ - almost; nearly; more or less

will now be:

tsu'a / tsua / -tsua /t͡ʃuːʔa~t͡ʃʷɑ/ - almost; more-or-less; so-so; meh; to be average; neither good nor bad
by masako
03 Nov 2019 16:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Kala changes/new words
Replies: 3
Views: 273

Re: Kala changes/new words

ma'a - with [accompanied by / furnished with] will now be "be together with", "to accompany"

ma will be used for the preposition "with" in addition to its current meaning "and; also; too; as well"
by masako
02 Nov 2019 21:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Lexicon Building
Replies: 254
Views: 235750

Re: CBB Lexicon Building

Corphishy wrote:
01 Nov 2019 07:59
next: fossil
Kala:

konohikya "old stone"

next: dyke; embankment
by masako
01 Nov 2019 17:03
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Kala changes/new words
Replies: 3
Views: 273

Kala changes/new words

In this thread I will chronicle changes to Kala lexicon and grammar. These are ongoing and recent changes. kyolo >> kiyo - be fast; quick(ly); rapid(ity) / The "abbreviation"/particle kyo is still used as the emphatic "Quickly/Hurry!" The "epigraphic" version of Omyatloko will no longer be used and ...
by masako
27 Oct 2019 14:35
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3590
Views: 924966

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Image

A comparison of Moya and Omyatloko.
by masako
21 Oct 2019 20:02
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3590
Views: 924966

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

How has everyone been? na tama ehe nya uakom yauapak I am well, but for others I cannot answer. I have been very busy and have had little time for conlanging. kue itla nya nankua It's like that for us all. I was asked to do some conlanging for a podcast. nihaka Very cool. What've I missed here? mpa...
by masako
07 Oct 2019 19:19
Forum: Translations
Topic: coffee
Replies: 9
Views: 312

coffee

Amal:

neshan kapíwa uhumak empek langun nai
need-1s coffee-ACC heat-COM start-INF work-day 1s.GEN
I need a hot coffee to start my working day.
by masako
07 Oct 2019 14:12
Forum: Translations
Topic: I see you
Replies: 116
Views: 59783

Re: I see you

Amal

aryanti
see-1s-2s
I see you.
by masako
06 Oct 2019 14:53
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3590
Views: 924966

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

nam ke unyatle kalampe nye nankua natsikopak
We can only discuss what we know because we can't all be poets.
by masako
21 Sep 2019 14:38
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: The alphabet has a secret and has been found
Replies: 44
Views: 1499

Re: The alphabet has a secret and has been found

sangi39 wrote:
21 Sep 2019 06:02
The site you cite has nothing to do with your claim...
Nothing has anything to do with his claim. It's absurd and has absolutely no merit. But, hey, it's amusing as heck to watch him try to explain it.
by masako
21 Sep 2019 14:36
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Lexicon Building
Replies: 254
Views: 235750

Re: CBB Lexicon Building

Corphishy wrote:
21 Sep 2019 06:43
next: mold
Kala:

kompa - mold; mildew; fungi

umpumya - to form; shape; mold; cast

punatseyo - loose/friable soil

next: working procedure; process
by masako
19 Sep 2019 11:57
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Lexicon Building
Replies: 254
Views: 235750

Re: CBB Lexicon Building

Corphishy wrote:
19 Sep 2019 02:50
next: confidant
Kala:

hauako "one who is trusted", confidant
enkutlo "one who holds secrets", confidant

next: pure; simple; unmixed; unrefined
by masako
19 Sep 2019 11:52
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: The alphabet has a secret and has been found
Replies: 44
Views: 1499

Re: The alphabet has a secret and has been found

This thread is absolutely awesome.

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by masako
04 Sep 2019 14:27
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Lexicon Building
Replies: 254
Views: 235750

Re: CBB Lexicon Building

Pabappa wrote:
29 Aug 2019 14:08
next: scholar, educated person
Kala:

hakyotlo - "one of the university"

next: to wield; to brandish; to wave
by masako
03 Sep 2019 01:17
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random Conlang Concepts
Replies: 10
Views: 929

Re: Random Conlang Concepts

Image

On the left is an abstract representation of a face that includes all the strokes of Moj. I first drew an image like this almost 30 years ago. On the right is the updated version for Moya.
by masako
02 Sep 2019 14:58
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3590
Views: 924966

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Dormouse559 wrote:
31 Aug 2019 00:48
In joli ssanteman
[ʔɛ̃ɲ̟.ʑo.lis.sɑ̃n.təˈmɑ̃ŋ]
A lovely sentiment
nkata
Agreed.
Corphishy wrote:
31 Aug 2019 06:45
Better no word than a single evil word.
teye ayaha
A very beautiful phrase.
by masako
02 Sep 2019 14:55
Forum: Translations
Topic: time and circumstance
Replies: 4
Views: 381

time and circumstance

ena ke ama ma emyalo kitlapuatle
P.1s O time and happening-PL create-PFV-REL
I am what time and circumstance have made me.
by masako
28 Aug 2019 12:37
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3590
Views: 924966

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

mila na'o yesamyatle ke mila tle'o pita tamaha
word one peace-CAUS-REL O word thousand be.hollow good-AUG
Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace.
by masako
20 Aug 2019 13:33
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Making a logography, so intimidating
Replies: 5
Views: 1918

Re: Making a logography, so intimidating

Linguifex wrote:
08 Aug 2019 03:23
If it's OK for me to toot my own horn here a bit, in this thread you can see how I started developing the Caber logographic script.
I fully support this.