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by Click
18 Aug 2014 14:47
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: How to Develop a Tone System?
Replies: 6
Views: 1296

Re: How to Develop a Tone System?

Wikipedia provides a good overview on the basics of tonogenesis. In general, voiced initial consonants lead to low tones, while vowels after aspirated consonants acquire a high tone. When final consonants are lost, a glottal stop tends to leave a preceding vowel with a high or rising tone (although ...
by Click
18 Aug 2014 14:30
Forum: Translations
Topic: The Times Of Day
Replies: 4
Views: 963

Re: The Times Of Day

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1b/Flag_of_Croatia.svg/23px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Croatian zora – dawn jutro , prijepodne ¹ – morning podne ² – midday, noon poslijepodne ³ – afternoon večer – evening sumrak ⁴ – dusk, evening twilight noć – night ponoć ⁵ – midnight ¹ Literall...
by Click
16 Aug 2014 22:14
Forum: Translations
Topic: Yes, No.
Replies: 7
Views: 6459

Re: Yes, No.

Umm, I think there’s a few more sentences to translate, not those two English words. [;)]
I:
-Did you go to the market yesterday?
-Yes (I went)

-No (I did not go)

II:
-Didn't you go to the market yesterday?
-Yes (I did not go)

-No (I didn't not go/I went)
by Click
14 Aug 2014 16:46
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: About Glossing
Replies: 15
Views: 2665

Re: About Glossing

Gloss them literally word per word and then add a note somewhere for clarification.
by Click
14 Aug 2014 12:12
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: About Glossing
Replies: 15
Views: 2665

Re: About Glossing

lhykv wrote:tatan-ik bemasatska-s dedzen-ilik.
wind-VBZ 2DU-INCL be-FUT
Let us go forth.


Is that good enough?
It is. [+1]
by Click
13 Aug 2014 13:25
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Lexicon Building
Replies: 247
Views: 228691

Re: CBB Lexicon Building

Lao Kou wrote:Next: plateau
tıándong [ˈtʰɪ̯ɛ́ntō̞ŋ] n highland, plateau (tıán ‘high’ + dong ‘plain’)

Next: seek
by Click
13 Aug 2014 13:20
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: About Glossing
Replies: 15
Views: 2665

Re: About Glossing

You definitely don't have to remember the whole list of abbreviations. (You could even just make up your own if you wanted, but I wouldn't recommend this unless you need something that isn't listed.) Certainly. [+1] I’d like to add that you don’t need very much abbreviations unless are you going to...
by Click
10 Aug 2014 23:36
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3583
Views: 898455

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

There was a fire very close to my aunt’s house, but it is extinguished now. [:)]