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by Bristel
01 Feb 2015 02:24
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Autonym Etymologies
Replies: 28
Views: 5878

Re: Conlang Autonym Etymologies

Ercunich/Ercunic/Hercynian is the Ercunic, English and Latin terms from Proto-Celtic *perkuniā, later *erkunia. The word is derived from *perkʷus "oak", which is cognate with Latin quercus "oak", Old High German fereheih "oak", Sanskrit parkaṭī "fig tree", Old Norse fjörr "tree", Anglo-Saxon furh "...
by Bristel
31 Jan 2015 03:30
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: kæn ju ɹid ˌaipiˈei
Replies: 114
Views: 32720

Re: kæn ju ɹid ˌaipiˈei

shimobaatar wrote:
Bristel wrote:jəp | aɪ kæn ɹid ðə ai.pi.ei || ʃʊd ai hæv eɪgz wɪθ mai ↗dɪnːɚ ||
dɪd ju ɛn əp hævɪŋ ɛgz

ɪf soʊ̯ wəʔ kʰaɪ̯n dɪd ju hæv
aɪ hæd eɪgz an maɪ leɪgz.

aɪm ɹɪli dʒəst seɪiŋ ðæt tu dɪstiŋgwɪʃ maɪ pɹənənsiaɪʃn əv eɪg vərsəz ɛg
by Bristel
27 Jan 2015 01:05
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: kæn ju ɹid ˌaipiˈei
Replies: 114
Views: 32720

Re: kæn ju ɹid ˌaipiˈei

jəp | aɪ kæn ɹid ðə ai.pi.ei || ʃʊd ai hæv eɪgz wɪθ mai ↗dɪnːɚ ||
by Bristel
02 Jan 2015 03:21
Forum: Translations
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 14
Views: 6366

Re: Merry Christmas

Soñav Natalich!
[soɲav natalʲix]

From Proto-Celtic *so-gna-wos "well born" and Latin natalicia "a birthday party"
by Bristel
01 Jan 2015 11:02
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3590
Views: 927375

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Ect *Savoin vor tovis es, ein míns cint? [ekt savonʲ vor tovʲis es | enʲ mʲiːns kʲint] But Samhain is before, in the first month? Voi, tóthái Ceneldi Ercuin bith doñav. [voi | toːθaːi keneldʲi erkunʲ bʲiθ doɲav] Woe, the people of the Ercunish tribes will be unhappy. Secrá ad Comnert. [sekraː ad ko...
by Bristel
04 Dec 2014 22:54
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Lexicon Building
Replies: 254
Views: 236714

Re: CBB Lexicon Building

Ercunich art [ˈart] (n. o-stem masc.) 'hero, bear', poetic, from Proto-Celtic artos . cavar [ˈkavar] (n. o-stem masc.) 'hero, champion', from Proto-Celtic kawaros . ner [ˈner] (n. o-stem masc.) 'hero, chief, boar', poetic, from Proto-Celtic neros . viron [ˈvʲiron] (n. o-stem masc.) 'hero', poetic, f...
by Bristel
04 Dec 2014 22:16
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 222
Views: 73225

Re: Lexicon milestones

1,485 words is pretty good! And it's going to grow, fer sher . A lot of conlangs are missing "louse", so if you haven't done the Swadesh List yet it's likely you don't have that one. As for FeNeKeRe, it says there are 25,234 root words, so I put it on my list as a 25,234-word language. It's possibl...
by Bristel
03 Dec 2014 02:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Ercunich language [Celtic conlang]
Replies: 3
Views: 1479

Ercunich language [Celtic conlang]

This is probably the project I've worked on the most, but I'm still not 100 percent certain on a lot of things, like sound changes, heimat of the conlang's speakers and lots of other things. There are a lot of similarities with Old Irish, in my opinion, but there isn't a system of initial consonant ...
by Bristel
03 Dec 2014 01:38
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 222
Views: 73225

Re: Lexicon milestones

Ercunich, my Celtic conlang has about 1485 words so far. (just the nominative singular of nouns and present active 3rd person of verbs, but still that's quite a lot of words for just a couple of months work on it) Currently, I'm not really adding more words, but I'm correcting pronunciations and add...