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by Imralu
10 Jan 2019 20:16
Forum: Translations
Topic: He thinks the world of you!
Replies: 5
Views: 1154

Re: He thinks the world of you!

:con: Ngolu / Iliaqu

Eje to gauo ua.
DAT.3S.DEF.ACS then day NOM.2S.ACS
He thinks the world of you.
Literally: To him, you are the day.
by Imralu
10 Jan 2019 19:35
Forum: Translations
Topic: You'll own the world.
Replies: 23
Views: 2746

Re: You'll own the world.

:con: Ngolu / Iliaqu Ha uaijue vu xi hes amie guui to nie qu vu. Q successfully.cause NOM.2S.ICS ACC.3S.DEF.INAN PASS attempt VB-GEN.2S.ICS then own world NOM.2S.ICS If you can do what you're trying to do, you'll own the world. ( = If you manage to do your attempted thing, then you'll own the world....
by Imralu
10 Jan 2019 19:20
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3587
Views: 912395

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Ṣlalǎuxlǔırù ıṣrîkıía arǔa Kırhíı sıìz akùah. [t̪͡s̪ɑˈɬɑ.uxˌɬo.iˌɾo ɪt̪͡s̪.ɾiˈke.iʕ əˈɾo.æ keɾˈçiː s̪jeʂ əˈkoʕç] Unfortunately I have to deal with people who all want time to speed up. Xaba zuo kka mue jue iju jo nio xuuo. [ʃa˩ba˦ zwo˩˦ kʼa˦ mwe˩˦ ʒwe˩˦˩‿jʒu˦ ʒo˦ ɲo˩˦ ʃu˩wo˩˦˩] fortunate NOM.C NEG ...
by Imralu
10 Jan 2019 12:16
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3587
Views: 912395

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

maha apuahyam nomonko ka What other animal songs do you like? Mulahas ene ixi giugi zagua ixi guzi ahi alas aselia . be.liked.extremely DAT.1S.ICS NOM.3P.DEF.INAN VB-GEN.3P.NSPEC.ANIM gibbon NOM.3P.DEF.INAN VB-GEN.3S.SPEC.INAN type bird Australia I really like those of gibbons and those of a partic...
by Imralu
08 Jan 2019 19:57
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3587
Views: 912395

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Chí tsíhuls sauk jínarsaung cha zçünsav. Sí agvétals. Cricket song in winter -- a special treat. Hua zuo xa koi gune izi ziriri. always NOM.C inside heart VB-GEN.1S.ACS NOM.3P.SPEC cricket There are always crickets in my heart. De pamna ' u chö évashabsöb vrí cha sunsab veng chü maraungejöksüv seth...
by Imralu
08 Jan 2019 03:26
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3587
Views: 912395

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

masako wrote:
07 Jan 2019 17:46
ano kyo'a
Quiet, again.
Ahe! Eti zo kula une ixi ziriri.
yes | PST PROG pair.of.ears GEN.1S.ICS ACC.3P.DEF.INAN cricket
Yes! I was listening to the crickets.
by Imralu
07 Jan 2019 02:37
Forum: Translations
Topic: Bear isn't brother to cow.
Replies: 16
Views: 8385

Re: Bear isn't brother to cow.

It's all about cows here at the moment. :con: Ngolu / Iliaqu Kka tani ju eluajaha uji eluamumu. NEG sibling NOM.3S.DEF.ICS bear GEN.3S.DEF.ICS bovine The bear is not the cow's brother. You could use the dative -s eji (with epenthetic) instead of the genitive uji and that would mean more like "does n...
by Imralu
06 Jan 2019 03:55
Forum: Translations
Topic: Purple Cow
Replies: 4
Views: 329

Re: Purple Cow

:con: Ngolu / Iliaqu To be completely literal and unpoetic: Ti kaua xevas eni u eluamumu moigabo. Kaua boka xeva u eni. Mie mue zoi eui nu lo ga Toi hue mulas eni zuo xeva u eni lo nia zuo g u nu. PRF never be.seen DAT.1S.ICS NOM.3S.NSPC.ANIM bovine purple never be.hoped be.seen NOM.3S.NSPC.ANIM DAT...
by Imralu
05 Jan 2019 05:35
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Introduction to Sikwenchu
Replies: 78
Views: 2761

Re: Introduction to Sikwenchu

Leave this thread here. The next time some auxlanger with dreams bigger than an empire and no knowledge of language comes swanning in, we just link them to this.
by Imralu
03 Jan 2019 18:41
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Introduction to Sikwenchu
Replies: 78
Views: 2761

Re: Introduction to Sikwenchu

sangi39 wrote:
03 Jan 2019 17:11
For the most part, I had hoped, for a moment maybe, that Shukudai might actually have been coming around to the idea of learning what we were talking about and taking it on board.
Hmm, considering his fairly obvious delusions of grandeur, seems unlikely.
by Imralu
03 Jan 2019 09:14
Forum: Translations
Topic: Do you want to go home?
Replies: 27
Views: 26081

Re: Do you want to go home?

:con: Ngolu / Iliaqu Please don't compare the vocab with that of Wena /Ngehu. I shamelessly reuse vocabulary in various conlangs without any kind of system. They don't exist in the same universe. Ngolu is a bit syntactically over the top, I think. I gave it a lot of ways to restructure sentences for...
by Imralu
03 Jan 2019 05:12
Forum: Translations
Topic: So far, this is the oldest I've ever been.
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Re: So far, this is the oldest I've ever been.

:con: Ngolu / Iliaqu Ezo hue moho nu lo ti vaua nia. [ezó ʍé mohó nú ló tí vawá ɲâ] I'm older now than I've ever been before. (Even more literally: I'm older now, having always been less. ) ezo hue moho nu lo ti vaua nia PRES COMP old NOM.1S.ICS ADV PRF always NEG.COMP [VP____________] [NOM.....] [A...
by Imralu
01 Jan 2019 00:48
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3587
Views: 912395

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Kua xaba xu laqu ieui!
Happy new year!
by Imralu
31 Dec 2018 20:39
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3587
Views: 912395

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Čay žeičen yaza ziveztawan vahtraloa ra ziveztawan šeletoa vuɂoyali. CNJ=1SG.NOM self.LOC CNJ life.GEN brevity.ABL CNJ life.GEN speed.ABL hate<PRS>1SG Personally, I hate the brevity of life. Or rather the rapidity of life. Jeu na! Me too! Varu jeu ene a le nzuo kka vai ia. I also have a problem wit...
by Imralu
31 Dec 2018 07:21
Forum: Translations
Topic: Complementiser vs relativiser
Replies: 41
Views: 15629

Re: Complementiser vs relativiser

:con: Ngolu / Iliaqu Mahu eni zuo kue ju Tieke xi mala. known DAT.1S.ICS NOM.C create NOM.3S.DEF.ICS Jack ACC.3S.DEF.INAN house I know that Jack built the house. Mahu eni zuo nxu mala xuuo i za kue xi ju Tieke. known DAT.1S.ICS NOM.C COP-NOM.3S.DEF.INAN house NOM.3S.DEF.INAN-DEM.3 PRED- REL create A...
by Imralu
31 Dec 2018 06:29
Forum: Translations
Topic: Why isn't there just nothing?
Replies: 3
Views: 2928

Re: Why isn't there just nothing?

:con: Ngolu / Iliaqu Vaqu texi mo? universe CAUS.3S.DEF.INAN what Why is there a universe? O ga texi mo? entity COP-NOM.3S.NSPC.INAN CAUS.3S.DEF.INAN what Why is there anything at all? Kka mola kka texi mo? NEG merely NEG CAUS.3S.DEF.INAN what Why isn't there just nothing? Ttu kka hemue zuo toto kka...
by Imralu
31 Dec 2018 06:09
Forum: Translations
Topic: Some & all
Replies: 8
Views: 7513

Re: Some & all

:con: Ngolu / Iliaqu Mue kuekuema iji va los auru nio ixue i auru lo va nio, mie kka mue kuekuema iji va lo va nio. You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time. mue kuekuema iji va lo auru nio able deceive ACC.3P....
by Imralu
31 Dec 2018 05:43
Forum: Translations
Topic: Fish smoking cigarettes
Replies: 27
Views: 11860

Re: Fish smoking cigarettes

:con: Ngolu / Iliaqu Kkue jave takixaha tis ivu exi maku. Niu eio juino moua iju iio kuajo naime ixui xes amies aio inu jo bis iju. Teua inu. [kʼwé ʒavé takiʃahá tís‿ivú eʃí makû | ɲú ejó ʒwinó mowâ‿jʒû‿jːó kwaʒó najmê‿jʃwí ʃés‿amjés‿ajô‿jnú ʒó bís‿iʒû | tewâ‿jnû] Please don't throw your finished ci...
by Imralu
31 Dec 2018 04:59
Forum: Translations
Topic: The jawbone of an ass [;)]
Replies: 18
Views: 3905

Re: The jawbone of an ass [;)]

:tan: Swahili Biblia Takatifu Waamuzi Mlango Kumi na Tano 15 Naye akaona mfupa mbichi wa taya ya punda, akautwaa, akapiga watu elfu kwa mfupa huo ; 16 Samsoni akasema, Kwa taya ya punda chungu juu ya chungu, Kwa taya ya punda nimepiga watu elfu . na-ye a-ka-on(a) mfupa m-bichi w-a taya y-a punda COM...
by Imralu
30 Dec 2018 19:43
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 3587
Views: 912395

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

ima na ke asa nukuha Right now I really hate life. Ba xenu ene xuua. extreme sadden DAT.1S.ACS NOM.3S.DEF.INAN-DEM.2 I'm really sorry to hear that. Bio na jo tieka li atai eues a le. want NOM.1S.ACS ACC.C soon begin benevolent DAT.2S.ACS NOM.3S.NSPC.INAN situation I hope life starts being kinder to...