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by Ahzoh
15 Feb 2019 02:31
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Random Conworld idea thread
Replies: 317
Views: 97323

Re: Random Conworld idea thread

...sometimes I forget how young some people are. Yes, I remember sort of liking VotM when I read it, a long while ago, although it was very conventional. It was the introduction to the setting in novels, and it had one of the better-known authors (Christie Golden, who more recently was chosen to wr...
by Ahzoh
14 Feb 2019 19:57
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Random Conworld idea thread
Replies: 317
Views: 97323

Re: Random Conworld idea thread

You've never heard of Ravenloft!? Ugh, kids these days! Next you'll be saying you don't know about Dark Sun, or Spelljammer, or Planescape... Ravenloft is/was the D&D setting for horror stories. Different 'Domains' have different horror flavours, reflecting their different 'Darklords'. A Darklord i...
by Ahzoh
13 Feb 2019 19:19
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 6633
Views: 1029584

Re: What did you accomplish today?

I expanded the demonstrative pronouns, now they behave even more like personal pronouns: https://www.frathwiki.com/Vrkhazhian#Demonstrative_Pronouns ṣəhuñwinak šuddəm. [sʼəɦuŋwinɑk çudːəm] DEM.PROX-DIR-MASC-PL-GEN ACT.PRES-speak.to\ACT-PL These ones must speak to each other. šuñwin tšada vərxažšəya ...
by Ahzoh
08 Feb 2019 18:30
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Īsmay - Phonology - Part I
Replies: 14
Views: 1020

Re: Īsmay - deverbal nouns

I wonder how much of my post your really read since 1) I have more than four voices; and 2) I do have a strictly adjutative voice. The voices were what stuck out to me first and I at first only saw active, passive and especially the lexical voices I had quoted. Mainly I wanted to make note of the i...
by Ahzoh
04 Feb 2019 22:58
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Con-Script Development Centre
Replies: 882
Views: 153890

Re: Con-Script Development Centre

My conlang has come a long way since starting as this:
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To this:
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Much more polished.
by Ahzoh
01 Feb 2019 19:30
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: underused settings in world building
Replies: 49
Views: 4665

Re: underused settings in world building

Too many. And since high school is supposed to be the Japanese equivalent to college (and the partying and drinking) in terms of “what was the highlight of my youth”, it’s different that Western doesn’t really have a large number of college settings.
by Ahzoh
01 Feb 2019 18:32
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: underused settings in world building
Replies: 49
Views: 4665

Re: underused settings in world building

Doesn't anime have a crapton of that?
by Ahzoh
01 Feb 2019 17:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 5751
Views: 1345972

Re: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

I decided I'd have three or more multipurpose postpositions that work together with my case system. I have one defined as such: bar ("someone receives"): +INSTR = for (benefactive), by (means) +ACC = at (locative) +GEN = by (oblique agent) +ABL = out of (exessive) +ALL = into/through (inessive) I wa...
by Ahzoh
01 Feb 2019 16:46
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: underused settings in world building
Replies: 49
Views: 4665

Re: underused settings in world building

I see very few stories about people living in the arctic or a similar cold environment. Micamo's Mithe setting is quite wonderful.
by Ahzoh
29 Jan 2019 01:29
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Īsmay - Phonology - Part I
Replies: 14
Views: 1020

Re: Īsmay - verbal system continued

LEXICAL VOICES The voices mentioned below have a strong lexical component, to the point of often being covered as separate lexicon entries. Because of that, they are often combined with other - syntactical - voice markers. Causative Voice The causative raises the valency of the verb by one, and pla...
by Ahzoh
22 Jan 2019 03:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 5751
Views: 1345972

Re: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

Anyway, I think I see where you're coming from now. I suppose the choice depends on your underlying principle. There's the one you described. Another one based on the active and passive is that the noun describes the nominative argument of the implied clause, leading to the causative interpretation...
by Ahzoh
22 Jan 2019 02:48
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 5751
Views: 1345972

Re: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

To further explain my reasoning, This Vrkhazhian sentence: Haššaki ʾulden t-ʾildan ʾaldəm All-DET.MASC soldier-NOM.MASC.PL ACC-civilian-FEM.PL guard\ACT.PRES-PL ulde (soldier, one who watches, watching one) is an agent noun, ilda (civilian, one who is watched, watched one) is a patient noun. In this...
by Ahzoh
22 Jan 2019 02:43
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 5751
Views: 1345972

Re: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

I don't know what the applicative nouns would mean, whether they have causative meaning or an instrumental one. https://media1.tenor.com/images/e17525775ef2f4138dc3bb4b5750179a/tenor.gif The two possible meanings are clearly related, and I'm sure context would clarify which was intended. I say both...
by Ahzoh
22 Jan 2019 02:11
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 5751
Views: 1345972

Re: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

My conlang has three voices, one of which is the applicative, which is used like this: a) John-NOM man-ACC write-APL "John made the man write [something]" b) John-NOM pen-ACC write-APL "John wrote [something] with a pen" I have a series of verb-to-noun morphemes, that are basically make the resultan...
by Ahzoh
20 Jan 2019 06:31
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 6633
Views: 1029584

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Reworked Vrkhazhian nominal derivation system leading to: Agent: C₁uC₂C₃- / C₁aC₂waC₃ Tool: NaC₁C₂uC₃e / NaC₁C₂uC₃ Action: C₁əC₂C₃awe / C₁əC₂C₃u Patient: C₁iC₂C₃- / C₁aC₂yaC₃ Object: NaC₁C₂iC₃a / NaC₁C₂iC₃ Place: C₁əC₂C₃aya / C₁əC₂C₃i Agitator: C₁əC₂C₂uC₃- / C₁əC₂C₂awaC₃ Concrete: NaC₁əC₂C₂uC₃e / Na...
by Ahzoh
11 Jan 2019 07:12
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 6633
Views: 1029584

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Completely changed the verb paradigms for Vrkhazhian again:
https://conworkshop.com/view_article.ph ... 4f538b754a
by Ahzoh
10 Jan 2019 17:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yay or Nay?
Replies: 2107
Views: 305016

Re: Yay or Nay?

Yes, I did indeed provide a link to the phonology on the original question post. The syllable structure/phonotactics would also be there.
by Ahzoh
10 Jan 2019 01:51
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yay or Nay?
Replies: 2107
Views: 305016

Re: Yay or Nay?

Omzinesý wrote:
09 Jan 2019 19:25
Maybe it could have ejective fricatives as roducts of some morpho-phonological processes, but not on the lexical level.
Such as?
by Ahzoh
03 Jan 2019 02:21
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yay or Nay?
Replies: 2107
Views: 305016

Re: Yay or Nay?

Yay or nay,

Vrkhazhian should have ejective fricatives (that, like all fricatives, tend to affricate word-initially)?

The inventory would look like this:
https://www.frathwiki.com/Vrkhazhian#Consonants
by Ahzoh
03 Jan 2019 00:51
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 5751
Views: 1345972

Re: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

But aside from that, Ethiopian Semitic is replete with examples of languages boasting 30+ consonants and robust triconsonantal morphology. You're right, I've even found Semitic languages with 33+ consonants: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inor_language#Consonants https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaha_...