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by Lao Kou
16 Aug 2014 05:05
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 6678
Views: 1082331

Re: What did you accomplish today?

if you're basing your concountry/congeography/congeology/conwhatever off of the Middle East as much as you're basing your conlang off the Semitic languages, then I might consider having turquoise be found in your concountry. Particularly if turquoise makes the first cut on your lang's color wheel a...
by Lao Kou
16 Aug 2014 04:27
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3600
Views: 945884

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Carascùn sacz ca la Gnoda ès mais periglosa c'l'Efelant. Everyone knows that woozles are more dangerous than heffalumps. A, de chík wuzölsíp la sül fídelínöiksüm höwéböth? [a, dɛ tʃik ʋuˈzølsip ˌla syl fiˌdɛliˈnøjksym høˈʋebøθ] a, but DEF.PL woozle- NOM.PL AUX.PRES INDEF.DUAL tusk- ACC.DUAL have- I...
by Lao Kou
16 Aug 2014 03:40
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 6678
Views: 1082331

Re: What did you accomplish today?

shimobaatar wrote:I could imagine turquoise coming from words having to do with either water or some kind of gemstone.
Like, say, turquoise? ("onyx" is already in the mix, so why not? Don't know if that pulls the conculture in weird directions.).
by Lao Kou
16 Aug 2014 02:21
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3600
Views: 945884

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Xing wrote:P’eip’eilu mai. P’eip’ila mai. Mai m’ere m’ea?
I have tusks. I am dangerous. What kind of animal am I?
Söi hefalömplats.
A heffalump.

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Hüshöz, Piglet, hüshöz!
Run, Piglet, run!
by Lao Kou
14 Aug 2014 06:00
Forum: Teach & Share
Topic: Ramblings of a 中文 Learner
Replies: 6
Views: 15112

Re: Ramblings of a 中文 Learner

So I could say: 一些馬吃了一些草 . A few horses ate some grass. You could. Don't expect a Pulitzer for it, but it's okay. [:)] Well, as a native speaker, this sentence seems a bit unnatural to me. Hence, no Pulitzer. XXXVII was/is trying to form sentences with the characters he is learning (a list of which...
by Lao Kou
12 Aug 2014 18:34
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building
Replies: 1100
Views: 393248

Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

All4Ɇn wrote:Next: Rhubîk [ʁybɪk] an animal/plant/fungi
ivy

Next: zhdéínggoks [ˌʒde.iŋˈgoks] a noun
by Lao Kou
12 Aug 2014 17:50
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3600
Views: 945884

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

ʔIy šyezun, baum to Moriq ʕētmaok. be-PRS.1SG=1SG.NOM sad-NOM CNJ DEF.NOM.SG <Robin Williams> die-AOR.3SG I am sad because Robin Williams died. Fí gé ve hereçkegset va hengesegepsav vau rhashpevémsauv ba tel özdön. [fi ˈge vɛ ˌhɛɾɛɕˈkɛgsɛt va ˌhɛŋɛsɛˈgɛpsav vɔ ˌXaʃpɛˈvemsɔv ba ˈtɛl øˈzdøn] 1 SG-NOM...
by Lao Kou
12 Aug 2014 03:48
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: "big" versus "large"
Replies: 2
Views: 2102

Re: "big" versus "large"

Lambuzhao wrote:AAVE as their first language
Goodness, will I ever see this called the same thing twice? [xP]
by Lao Kou
12 Aug 2014 03:23
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Wordbuilding
Replies: 17
Views: 3342

Re: Wordbuilding

Lambuzhao wrote:
Upaso
早立ち
asadachi
[:$]
ランブくん --

朝立ち
asadachi

早立ち
hayadachi
(something else)

(though they both have the sun knocking about in that first 漢字; lovin' the linkage)

ノルウェイの森 。。。 朝立ち ? [>:D]
by Lao Kou
11 Aug 2014 04:18
Forum: In other languages
Topic: Po Polsku
Replies: 22
Views: 53616

Re: Po Polsku

dialektu
[gʷvo̞rɨ]
Whoa, Polish spelling's a bitch! [xD] (It's Lambuzhao's fault I ended up here.)