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by Iyionaku
03 Jan 2019 12:43
Forum: Translations
Topic: Fish smoking cigarettes
Replies: 25
Views: 11738

Re: Fish smoking cigarettes

:chn: Mandarin (attempt) 请把您的烟头不要丢下去!傍晚鱼离开海来抽烟,我们试帮它们戒烟。谢谢。 Qĭng bă nín de yāntóu bùyào diū xiàqù! Bàngwăn yú líkāi hăi lái chōuyān, wŏmen shì bāng tāmen jièyān. Xièxiè. please ACC 2SG.HON GEN cigarette_butt NEG.IMP throw down-CPL | at_nightfall fish leave sea come smoke, 1PL try help 3PL.INAN stop_...
by Iyionaku
03 Jan 2019 12:30
Forum: Translations
Topic: A Universe Within Us
Replies: 23
Views: 905

Re: A Universe Within Us

:chn: Mandarin

宇宙在我们里面。
Yŭzhòu zài wŏmen lĭmiàn.
universe at 1PL inside
The universe is within us.
by Iyionaku
14 Dec 2018 09:04
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 12326

Re: Lexember 2018

Now that the board finally works properly again, I've got quite something to catch up! No example sentences today obviously. Lexember 7th súparuʻat [ˈsuːpɐˈɾuʔɐt] - desk lamp Etymology: supar (table) + ruʻat - lamp Lexember 8th párcavil [ˈpaɾkɐʋɨl] - sunburn Etymology: parcas (sun) + avil (wound) Le...
by Iyionaku
06 Dec 2018 11:01
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Language practice thread
Replies: 2517
Views: 561493

Re: Language practice thread

你们在寒假怎么做? Nĭmen zài hánjià zěnme zuò? What are you doing in your winter holidays? 我必须看我家,我和阿姨的家没见面半年至少。因此得买礼物。 Wŏ bìxū kàn wŏ jiā, wŏ hé āyí de jiā méi jiànmiàn bànnián zhìshăo. Yīncĭ déi măi lĭwù. I need to visit my family, I haven't met the family of my aunt for at least half a year. Therefore I n...
by Iyionaku
06 Dec 2018 09:00
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 12326

Re: Lexember 2018

Lexember 6th - Yélian blidvèla [blɨdˈvɛːlɐ] - to give consideration to; show consideration for; to take into account; to look out after Etymology: from blida (to watch) + vèla (to look out for) Can tyataniycturien vat azavo, ianrarblidvèlaven a'fectiveloran væ fádakstat. [kɐn t͡ʃɐˌtanaiˈtuɾɪ̯ən vɐt ...
by Iyionaku
05 Dec 2018 08:30
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 12326

Re: Lexember 2018

Lexember 5th - Yélian flescuven [ʰləsˈkuːʋən] or [ʰləʃˈkuːʋən] - daddy longlegs Irregular plural: flesguven Etymology: flesa (to tremble) + cuven (spider) Pèseva cenim ètésan fecun consivásin, flesguven cigarmcitayasbul. [ˈpɛsəʋɐ ˈkeːnɨm ɛˈteːsɐn ˈɸeːkʉn ˈkonsɨˌʋaːsɨn, ʰləʃˈguːʋən kɨˌxaɾmkɨˈtaːʃɐsbʉ...
by Iyionaku
04 Dec 2018 11:03
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 12326

Re: Lexember 2018

Lexember 4th - Yélian ʻilsani [ʔɨlˈsaːnɨ] - violin Etymology: portmanteau from ʻilsan - writing brush + suffix -ani for music instruments. Utiadnæsce yiyaniset can blidʻi tan nat clevet - firtbicen - neiet u'ilsani. city-almost-complete PST-gather-3SG for watch-3PL 3SG.FEM.OBL when play-3SG | better...
by Iyionaku
03 Dec 2018 14:43
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay X
Replies: 131
Views: 84362

Re: CBB Conlang Relay X

For those wondering where the heck the fire and ice came into play in ring one, as well as those who aren't but to whom i will tell this anyways, I am the culprit behind it. In Atruozan, "Nonetheless" is "of ƀeoköltmoþo nölcërlëlđdø̃møþe" in Atruozan, an idiom glossing as "SEM fire(AN)-ESS.ANZ-ADJZ...
by Iyionaku
03 Dec 2018 13:36
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 12326

Re: Lexember 2018

Lexember 3rd - Yélian tuniaru cl. [tʉnˈɪ̯aːɾu] - alone, lonely, lost, miserable Etymology: from tun (alone) + iaru (mysterious) Example sentence: Der yiværsandai reo svorenúm væ Montréal... yicáfadatsfaldet, yifostǽsbut èpa reo RVT yinascebut... cu Brando, yiri tuniaru iapetai. when PST-try-find-1SG...
by Iyionaku
02 Dec 2018 09:36
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 12326

Re: Lexember 2018

Lexember 2nd - Yélian RVT [ˈɾaːʋeːˌteː] - rechargable battery Etymology: Abbreviation from r édraser v ali t arneis - rechargable battery. The word itself derives as follows: rédraser (battery) + valit (again) + tarna (to charge) + -eis (adjectivizer, "able", "applicable") Letarai pi reo télenit eli...
by Iyionaku
01 Dec 2018 20:22
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 12326

Re: Lexember 2018

I'm joining with - you guessed it - Yélian. I'm trying to adhere to the weekly topics - it makes it easier after all. However, when I tried to create an example sentence for the word I originally coined, I found that I had to create two more words! Therefore, the topic word will be published on the ...
by Iyionaku
01 Dec 2018 14:02
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay X
Replies: 131
Views: 84362

Re: CBB Conlang Relay X

I'll do the google translate torch for ring 1. Click: Tanxhek = Slovak Jack: Boral = Catalan J Reggie: Mýr = Yoruba Iyionaku: Yélian = Corsican DzêtaRedfang: Atruozan = Vietnamese shimobaatar: Y²KS = Croatian k1234567890y: Plattdytch = Frisian (and that actually yields a valid translation) loglorn: ...
by Iyionaku
01 Dec 2018 11:55
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay X
Replies: 131
Views: 84362

Re: CBB Conlang Relay X

The fiery path that is ice! Ah, but do the leaves flow? It's interesting how not turning to look became turning away (from something), and then that something was interpreted as the restaurant, and so we got "I could not see the restaurant" where it had only been mentioned once in the original text...
by Iyionaku
28 Nov 2018 16:02
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Carpetanian (Ibero-Romance conlang)
Replies: 19
Views: 16159

Re: Carpetanian (Ibero-Romance conlang)

3) Orthography I. Basic Alphabet Carpetanian utilizes the basic Latin alphabet, with several additional letters, plus a few used only for foreign loanwords Aa (Bb) Cc Dd Ðð Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj (Kk) Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp (Qq) Rr Řř Ss Tt Uu Vv (Ww) Xx (Yy) Zz Þþ II. Names Aa - a Bb - be , ve largò Cc - ce Dd...
by Iyionaku
25 Nov 2018 19:43
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False cognates
Replies: 677
Views: 172609

Re: False cognates

I might be wrong, but as far as I remember Cuneiform changed to a fully logographic writing system, without any pictographs left.
by Iyionaku
24 Nov 2018 20:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay X
Replies: 131
Views: 84362

Re: CBB Conlang Relay X

Click, if you don't have the time to provide the final results for some reason, just send everything to me, I'm free tomorrow.
by Iyionaku
20 Nov 2018 21:46
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay X
Replies: 131
Views: 84362

Re: CBB Conlang Relay X

Don't want to be that guy again, but what's the problem right now? I feel like the relay should be finished by now shouldn't it?
by Iyionaku
12 Nov 2018 12:46
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A sample of clause types
Replies: 8
Views: 4518

Re: A sample of clause types

:con: Yélian 1. How is nominal predication expressed? Yélian generally has a verb for "to be" that covers most predicates. It's "balia" and highly irregular. Simón bit iusorivar. Simon COP.3SG.ANIM hiker-ambitious Simon is an ambitious hiker. 2. How is adjectival predication expressed? Generally sim...
by Iyionaku
06 Nov 2018 07:56
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay X
Replies: 131
Views: 84362

Re: CBB Conlang Relay X

Reyzadren wrote:
06 Nov 2018 00:32
Iyionaku wrote:
05 Nov 2018 13:26
Reyzadren wrote:
05 Nov 2018 12:49
Batonpassing the torch to Davush~
Why?
Because I finished translating the parts from this_is_an_account, and now it's Davush's turn [:D]
Wow! That was fast!
Your post sounded a little like you wanted to drop out. I'm relieved to hear you didn't [:)]
by Iyionaku
05 Nov 2018 13:50
Forum: Translations
Topic: Some & all
Replies: 8
Views: 7483

Re: Some & all

:con: Yélian Just like in griuskant, the translation loses a lot as you cannot copy the analogy/parallelism of the "some/all". Note that the translators of the quote decided to use the 1PL inclusive verbal forms to convey the meaning best, as the 3rd person impersonal sounds odd and/or archaic nowad...