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by Plusquamperfekt
27 Jan 2015 17:31
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon of Conlangs
Replies: 22
Views: 5257

Re: Lexicon of Conlangs

Ahzoh wrote:My grammar is almost complete, and I have 800 lexemes (411 non-verbs and 386 verbs)
I think 9 months are much more time than you would need to create the missing 203 lexemes. ;)
by Plusquamperfekt
27 Jan 2015 17:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon of Conlangs
Replies: 22
Views: 5257

Lexicon of Conlangs

Hey people, recently I had an idea for a group project and I am not sure if something like that has already been done before: Imagine we published a book in which we dedicate one chapter (25 pages) to each conlang: 1 page: Typological profile 20 pages: A broad outline of your conlang's grammar and i...
by Plusquamperfekt
27 Jan 2015 14:38
Forum: Translations
Topic: I hope I wasn't too mean to him...
Replies: 6
Views: 6665

Re: I hope I wasn't too mean to him...

:con: Miwonša

Khanšiman, stai žai akwiman pri klenzi woyoš.
hope-1SG-IPFV, that-ACC not PAST.COP-1SG-IPFV too mean-ADV 3SG.DAT-to.
by Plusquamperfekt
27 Jan 2015 13:52
Forum: Translations
Topic: We are the last live leaves of the dying tree
Replies: 17
Views: 12684

Re: We are the last live leaves of the dying tree

:deu: German:

Wir sind die letzten lebenden Blätter des sterbenden Baums.
by Plusquamperfekt
27 Jan 2015 13:46
Forum: Translations
Topic: We are the last live leaves of the dying tree
Replies: 17
Views: 12684

Re: We are the last live leaves of the dying tree

:con: Miwonša

Kwamikan ačna yušpja mai kwonjanša čhera zaščanšak.

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Kwa-mik-an    ačn-a         yušpj-a    mai     kwonj-anš-a        čher-a    zašč-anš-ak.
COP-we-IPFV   last=NOM.PL   leave-PL   still   live-PTCP=NOM.PL   tree-SG   die-PTCP=GEN.SG·
by Plusquamperfekt
25 Jan 2015 22:12
Forum: Translations
Topic: I hate you
Replies: 31
Views: 5705

Re: I hate you

:con: Miwonša

(1) Tiwkimišan. (hate-1SG-2SG-IPFV)
(2) Tiwkiman camanka yočkilai. (hate-1SG-2SG-IPFV ice_cream blueberry=ACC.SG)
by Plusquamperfekt
25 Jan 2015 22:02
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Tense and Aspect in Miwonša
Replies: 1
Views: 643

Tense and Aspect in Miwonša

Dear fellow conlangers, recently I reworked my tense and aspect system and I would like to know your opinions about whether the system which I am going to present in this thread would be plausible with regard to the tense and aspect systems in languages. Furthermore I would like to ask you to check ...
by Plusquamperfekt
24 Jan 2015 13:34
Forum: Translations
Topic: I didn't see anything!
Replies: 37
Views: 8749

Re: I didn't see anything!

:con: Miwonša

Žayanim njantsoi!
see<PAST>-1SG.PFV nothing-ACC.SG
by Plusquamperfekt
07 Jan 2015 04:29
Forum: Translations
Topic: Books being banned
Replies: 3
Views: 982

Re: Books being banned

:con: Miwonša Čhakči khašnjaimak žai sjaša, sta čwoni yačlaran, nak sta tahonti maiži čwonjafawan. Šayo žai tričina aš čhamjanti ša čwoniš njak kišliwa ša kulturaš, lhoro čaini, stai šukjawan čwoniwa. --- Čhakči khašnjaimak žai sjaša, sta čwoni yačlaran, problem-NOM country-our-GEN not this, that-NO...
by Plusquamperfekt
07 Jan 2015 04:17
Forum: Translations
Topic: Books being banned
Replies: 3
Views: 982

Books being banned

The problem in our country isn't with books being banned, but with people no longer reading.
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

- Ray Bradbury
by Plusquamperfekt
29 Dec 2014 22:50
Forum: Translations
Topic: Pizza Hut
Replies: 12
Views: 2967

Re: Pizza Hut

:con: Miwonša

Uyašam yukwoi, rulošta Šwi žiwaži cainjan!
put-1PL cheese, there-where you not-even dream
by Plusquamperfekt
29 Dec 2014 21:46
Forum: Translations
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 14
Views: 6365

Re: Merry Christmas

:con: Miwonša

Luzai Čisanka ya šanlo anžoi!

merry-ACC.SG Christmas and year new-ACC.SG
by Plusquamperfekt
29 Dec 2014 21:39
Forum: Translations
Topic: He is...
Replies: 79
Views: 22623

Re: He is...

:con: Miwonša He is a fisherman: Woi pjunšišan. (he fisherman) He is strong: Woi chaski. (he strong) He is my husband: Woi sunžiwmo. / Woi sunro maya. he husband-my / he husband of-mine (a bit more emphatic He is in my house: Woi wa waliwmi. / Woi waliwmul. / Woi wa wali maya. i. he in house-my / he...
by Plusquamperfekt
25 Nov 2014 01:17
Forum: Translations
Topic: Non-finite verb forms
Replies: 19
Views: 11154

Re: Non-finite verb forms

:con: Miwonša The sleeping cat likes to sleep. The dog likes to smell the cat. Kaika lufjanša lufimahjan. Hanza ša kaikaš mitiwa mahjan. cat-SG sleep=NOM.SG sleep-like-IPFV. dog=NOM.SG to cat-DAT=SG smell-INF like-IPFV. The dog thinks the cat is pleasant to smell. Hanza raičan stai sja čanhi ša kaik...
by Plusquamperfekt
25 Nov 2014 00:06
Forum: Translations
Topic: Transitivity, Case, Mood, Animacy, and Gender.
Replies: 21
Views: 8567

Re: Transitivity, Case, Mood, Animacy, and Gender.

[quote="DanH34"]How do your natlangs/conlangs deal with them? Feel free to play fast-and-loose with the vocabulary if you like (it's only fair given my track-record). :eng: 1) The man eats. 2) The woman is seen. 3) The man eats the food. 4) The food is seen by the woman. :con: Miwonša - Nominative-a...
by Plusquamperfekt
10 Nov 2014 02:47
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: New introduction to Miwonša
Replies: 13
Views: 2485

Re: New introduction to Miwonša

Incorruptus wrote:I dig what you have here. It looks like what I'm attempting to make. You've given me an idea or two. :)
You're welcome. I'm happy that at least one person noticed this thread [B)]

If you have any questions, feel free to ask. :)
by Plusquamperfekt
10 Nov 2014 02:26
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: New introduction to Miwonša
Replies: 13
Views: 2485

Re: New introduction to Miwonša

Grammar Lesson 12: Attributive adjectives - Position Attrbutive adjectives usually come after the nouns they refer to. When the adjectives is placed after the noun, it is always stressed on the last syllable: (1) wánca cuská (beautiful girl). (pronunciation: When there are to adjectives, the higher...
by Plusquamperfekt
10 Nov 2014 02:16
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: New introduction to Miwonša
Replies: 13
Views: 2485

Re: New introduction to Miwonša

GRAMMAR Lesson 11: The N-Declension (Part 1) OK, finally we have reached the last declension class. The "n"-declension contains all nouns ending in "-an" (sub-group 1) and many loanwords ending in consonants (sub-group 2). Disyllabic nouns in the nominative singular (1a) are stressed on the last sy...
by Plusquamperfekt
09 Nov 2014 20:36
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: New introduction to Miwonša
Replies: 13
Views: 2485

Re: New introduction to Miwonša

SUMMARY: VOCABULARY (SAMPLE TEXT + LESSONS 1-10 · anhi - here (adv) anina - first (adj) aniniran - first one (animal) (n) anro - father (n) ansiwa - to inhale (v) antsiwa - to grasp (v) cuski - beautiful (adj) čafjan, -ška - doctor (n) čwa - what (int. pron) čwasta - what (rel. pron) čwona - book (...
by Plusquamperfekt
07 Nov 2014 13:26
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: New introduction to Miwonša
Replies: 13
Views: 2485

Re: New introduction to Miwonša

GRAMMAR Lesson 9: O-Declension for animate nouns The O-Declension contains all animate nouns, some body parts and some plants. Please not that the i/j-alternation occurs in all plural forms. Furthermore, <r> becomes <ž> before <-i>, <-ik> and <-iš>. All nouns are stressed on the penultimate syllabl...