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by Khemehekis
07 Sep 2018 04:51
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread
Replies: 1542
Views: 210837

Re: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread

While I was taking Paratransit home from Recovery Innovations today, I saw a fire truck. I had my headphones on, but it was there right ahead of us. I took my headphones off and asked my driver where the fire truck was headed. She said it was probably just parked. Then she noticed a bunch of other f...
by Khemehekis
07 Sep 2018 02:58
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Conlanger stereotype poll
Replies: 39
Views: 15574

Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

11. Subculture - too old for this bullshit Hmmm . . . you say here that you were born in 1981, which makes you two years younger than I am. I still identify as a beatnik! So are you ageing too quickly, or am I just growing up too slowly? :wat: EDIT : Also, I love this line: "Unless I am being pessi...
by Khemehekis
06 Sep 2018 01:40
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Conlanger stereotype poll
Replies: 39
Views: 15574

Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Reyzadren wrote:
05 Sep 2018 22:37
6. Neurotype: None
Does this mean your neurotype is neurotypical?
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 15:14
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 713
Views: 116109

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

"Lerche" is larks and "Kirche" church, right? If someone said "Kirsche" to me, I'd think she or he was talking about cherries (or cherry-flavored drinks).
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 15:13
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 461
Views: 61039

Re: Lexicon milestones

Excluding inflected forms, Sefma Zoaji, or Zoan Creole, has 153 individual words but 155 dictionary entries. Please note that phrases, such as Sefma Zoaji, are excluded from the 153 because they contain duplicated words. Why shouldn't you count such dictionary entries as words? In my lexicon count ...
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 07:36
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 461
Views: 61039

Re: Lexicon milestones

Cool! Your conlang now sits in its place on the list: more than 10,000 Loglan - James Cooke Brown; logical language with a posteriori lexicon 10,800 Town Speech/Urban Basanawa - k1234567890y; West Germanic artlang (its Germanic nature obscured by writing system and large amount of Sino-Xenic vocabu...
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 07:25
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 461
Views: 61039

Re: Lexicon milestones

Cool! Your conlang now sits in its place on the list: more than 10,000 Loglan - James Cooke Brown; logical language with a posteriori lexicon 10,800 Town Speech/Urban Basanawa - k1234567890y; West Germanic artlang (its Germanic nature obscured by writing system and large amount of Sino-Xenic vocabul...
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 06:37
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 461
Views: 61039

Re: Lexicon milestones

ok (: maybe "A West Germanic language, the fact is obscured by the writing system and the large amount of Sino-Xenic vocabulary"? OK. How about: 10,800 Town Speech/Urban Basanawa - UniLastation/k1234567890y; West Germanic language (its Germanic nature obscured by the writing system and the large am...
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 06:10
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 461
Views: 61039

Re: Lexicon milestones

k1234567890y wrote:
05 Sep 2018 06:03
yes...

lines? for what?
Line for my list.

Like these:

11,200 Paolanté - B. Christopher Suchsland-Gutiérrez; fictional Romance language
11,500 Interslavic - Juraj Križanic; Slavic zonal language
about 12,000 Rodinian - Rodiniye; worldlang repurposed as an artlang
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 06:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 461
Views: 61039

Re: Lexicon milestones

Wait, did you say, in this post, that Town Speech/Urban Basanawa has over 10,000 words? If so, I can add that too!

What line would you write for that conlang?
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 03:37
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Famous CBB Quotes Thread
Replies: 100
Views: 41724

Re: Famous CBB Quotes Thread

eldin raigmore wrote:
05 Sep 2018 03:34
wife-PST for exwife
wife-FUT for fiancée
wife-POTENTIAL for potential wife (duh!)
wife-MIRATIVE for “I shouldn’t have gotten drunk in Las Vegas!”
Etc. ... verbal inflections applied to nouns.
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 02:34
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 713
Views: 116109

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

The full pronunciations given on Wiktionary are:

IPA (key): /dʊʁç/, /dʊɐ̯ç/ (standard)
IPA (key): /dʊɐ̯x/, /dʊɪ̯ç/ (regionally)

Note that in standard German, even the [ɐ̯] pronunciation takes [ç]! [dʊɐ̯x] is acceptable regionally though (not sure which regions).
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 02:18
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 713
Views: 116109

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

Is the ch/g phoneme [ç] after all front vowels? Like ich or nicht ? I wasn't aware of such a rule. Maybe you're right about that. And if it's true that it's [ç] after consonants (it's [ç] in Mädchen -- just checked Wiktionary), then maybe you're onto something with the phoneme being /ç/ instead of ...
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 01:56
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 713
Views: 116109

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

If [ç] is an allophone of /x/, then how come we have [ç] at the ends of words, like lustig and zwanzig , where [x] would also be possible? There's nothing to prevent German from having words like lustich or zwanzich , AFAIK. Disclaimer: I don't know if words like lustig are analyzed phonemically as...
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 01:32
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread
Replies: 1542
Views: 210837

Re: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread

Yes, that's how I would interpret it as well. The phrase "just @ me next time" has a similar meaning. (in that case, you're jokingly implying that the other person is passive-aggressively referring to you specifically and are saying they should just specifically mention you--e.g. with Twitter's @us...
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 01:11
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 713
Views: 116109

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

'Nichts' doesnt have /x/, it has /ç/. Isn't [ç] an allophone of /x/? If [ç] is an allophone of /x/, then how come we have [ç] at the ends of words, like lustig and zwanzig , where [x] would also be possible? There's nothing to prevent German from having words like lustich or zwanzich , AFAIK.
by Khemehekis
05 Sep 2018 01:09
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 713
Views: 116109

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

Someone's probably mentioned this already, but Old English cú (Geman Kuh, etc), vs Old Irish (and modern Irish for that matter) cú . Not everybody here knows that the former means 'cow' and the latter 'dog'. I know what "Kuh" means, but I don't speak any Celtic languages. As a result, I was thinkin...
by Khemehekis
04 Sep 2018 05:44
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: English Dialects
Replies: 36
Views: 16328

Re: English Dialects

How I pronounce the vowels:

KIT ɪ
DRESS ɛ
TRAP æ
LOT ɑ
STRUT ʌ
FOOT ʊ
BATH a
CLOTH ɑ
NURSE ɝ
FLEECE i
FACE ei
PALM ɑ
THOUGHT ɑ
GOAT ou
GOOSE u
PRICE ai
CHOICE ɔi
MOUTH au
NEAR iɹ
SQUARE æɹ
START ɑɹ
NORTH ɔɹ
FORCE ɔɹ
CURE ʊɹ
happY i
lettER ɚ
commA ə
by Khemehekis
04 Sep 2018 04:04
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences
Replies: 713
Views: 116109

Re: False friends and other unfortunate coincidences

Pabappa wrote:
04 Sep 2018 01:48
I think there are a tiny number of exceptions , such as Ache, Kuchen, etc, which have [x] and is a unit rather than e.g. ach + /-e/. Kuchen is perhaps a loan but a very early one. Wiktionary says it's native.
Knochen?
by Khemehekis
04 Sep 2018 02:45
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 11206
Views: 839696

Re: What did you accomplish today?

k1234567890y wrote:
31 Aug 2018 15:58
btw, numerals in Lonmai Luna:
Spoiler:
hi 1
ta 2
ti 3
bo 4
mi 5
te 6
pa 7
da 8
wo 9
yu 10
he 11
ha 12
tai 13
be 14
wi 15
dai 16
to 17
so 18
sai 19
ma 0
Thanks, but I was just making a comical allusion to someone else whose name gets used as a verb in these corners . . .