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by Iyionaku
27 Dec 2019 18:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
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Views: 6020

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 27th - Yélian octal [ˈotɐl] - ritual, periodic ceremony, also: rhythm Etymology: from oc "continuative prefix" + tal "noun suffix indicating certain events" Píydiro ta brudet, yibocet tao octal pi pasidelacet espani prena sep evaneʻi. [ˈpa̯iːdɨɾɔ̈ taː ˈbɾuːdət, ɕɨˈboːkət taʊ̯ ˈotɐl pɨ pɐˌsi...
by Iyionaku
26 Dec 2019 08:03
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

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Lexember 26th - Yélian zanet [ˈcaːnət] - flush, ecstasy, rage záneta [ˈcaːnətɐ] - to obsess about sth. Etymology: cross-derivation from the root *zn(t) "quick movement; quick change of movement"; cognates include zenet "momentum, spark, sway" or zona "to stop". Bildroné cud ciyt Pato lanet, punat pa...
by Iyionaku
25 Dec 2019 16:48
Forum: Translations
Topic: The Snowball Game returns
Replies: 42
Views: 2541

Re: The Snowball Game returns

23. Liyd vat bit reo apin, robaldai iuvat ropinai. [la̯iːd vɐ‿bɨt ˈɾeː.ɔ̈ ˈaːpɨn, ɾɔ̈ˈbaldaɪ̯ ˈɪ̯uːʋɐt ɾɔ̈ˈpiːnaɪ̯] because DEM COP.3SG.ANIM 1SG.POSS game, FUT-help-1SG through_that FUT-play-1SG It being my game, I'll help by playing. 24. Pe anei, ya tyacratet u'riunúm siy fròstes? [pə ˈaːnɛɪ̯, ʃa ...
by Iyionaku
25 Dec 2019 13:53
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 231
Views: 74813

Re: Lexicon milestones

Hurrah! And do update us on Yélian soon, when you get there! It's done! Yélian just reached the milestone of 5,000 entries. The 5000th word was garesifdúr "coffee brewer, coffee machine" It was my clear target to reach this goal at the end of the decade latest, and I'm still nine days ahead. Lexemb...
by Iyionaku
25 Dec 2019 10:06
Forum: Translations
Topic: The twelve European zodiac signs
Replies: 4
Views: 158

The twelve European zodiac signs

Inspired by my last post in Lexember, I thought this could be an interesting translation challenge on its own. :con: Yélian vendiæder [vənˈdɪ̯œːdəd̟] - zodiac sign mæʻǽ [məˈʔœː] - Aries porce [ˈpoɾkə] - Taurus prenîyi [pɾəˈniːɕi] - Gemini oîyo [ɔ̈ˈiːɕɔ̈] - Cancer elas [eːlɐʃ] - Leo cuvalia [kʉˈʋaːlɪ...
by Iyionaku
25 Dec 2019 09:53
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 25th - Yélian vendiæder [vənˈdɪ̯œːdəd̟] - star sign, zodiac sign ETYMOLOGY: from vendó "spiritual sky" + iæder "symbol" USAGE NOTE I: This word describes the Western and Chinese models of star signs after birth. This is unknown in Yélian culture, where the parents instead assign a brandevin...
by Iyionaku
24 Dec 2019 10:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

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Lexember 24th - Yélian dasauvalar [ˈdaːsaʊ̯ˌvaːlɐd̟] - democracy Etymology: Loan translation from Greek δημοκρατία; dasau "people" + valar "administration". Baiùielov, æʻareyal o‘climar rælkunet yanim dasauvalan piytafean. [ˌbaɪ̯.ʉ.ˈɪ̯eːlo, əʔɐˈɾeːʃɐl ɔ̈ˈkliːmɐd̟ ɾəlˈkuːnət ˈʃaːnɨm ˈdaːsaʊ̯ˌvaːlɐn ˌ...
by Iyionaku
23 Dec 2019 12:26
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

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Lexember 23rd - Yélian rapamuyor [ˈɾaːpɐˌmuːʃɔ̈d̟] - vegetarian muyoralán [ˈmuːʃɔ̈ɾɐˌlaːn] - vegetarian vegetarian [ˈveːxəˌtaːɾɪ̯ɐn] - vegetarian ETYMOLOGY I: from rapar "forest" + muyor "eater", literally "forest eater". ETYMOLOGY II: from muyor "eater" + alán "natural, sustainable" ETYMOLOGY III: ...
by Iyionaku
22 Dec 2019 09:31
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

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Lexember 22nd - Yélian iávelet [ˈɪ̯aːʋələt] - Jew, person of Jewish belief ETYMOLOGY: from iave "Jahwe" + let "person of a certain belief", literally "person who believes in Jahwe" Ísraʻel bit an'acadiepapam væ máncie dès iáveletan bul a'canpalan o'bolnúmeral. [ˈiːsɾɐʔəl bʉt ɐnɐˈkaːdɪ̯əˌpaːpɐm və ˈm...
by Iyionaku
21 Dec 2019 10:22
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

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Lexember 21st - Yélian perquota [pəɾˈkoːtɐ] - to concentrate, focus ETYMOLOGY: from per "ingressive prefix" + quot "narrow, tight". perquota also means "to narrow down"; originally there was a phrase perquota a'man "to narrow down the mind", but later the latter bit of the phrase was lost. Pur eduts...
by Iyionaku
20 Dec 2019 10:36
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

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Lexember 20th - Yélian másera - [ˈmaːsəɾɐ] - to vaccinate Etymology: from maser "measels", from German Masern "measels". In the early 20th century the word received a change in meaning from "purposefully infect your child with measels so he is protected for the rest of his life" to "pay a doctor so ...
by Iyionaku
19 Dec 2019 09:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

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Lexember 19th - Yélian sini [ˈsiːnɨ] - terror ETYMOLOGY I: Loan word from :con: Rozwi zinivan , the genitive form of an unknown word for "terror". Firtreyʻi a'palan - nailet péredut bolca o'sini. Sínimoran paside ivacratʻi a'palanquetan, palanfiretan. [ɸɪɾtˈɾeʃʔi ɐˈpaːlɐn - ˈnaɪ̯lət ˈpeːɾədʉ‿ˈbolkɐ ...
by Iyionaku
18 Dec 2019 09:38
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

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Lexember 18th - Yélian ganesafi [ˌxaːnəˈsaːɸi] - boredom, tediousness Etymology: from ganes "boring" + the rare nominalizer -afi Rimorin sat ciræpústreyʻi, cut æ'ganesafi tyareyet. [ɾɨˈmoːɾɨn sɐt‿ɨɾəˈpustɾəʃʔi, kʉt əˌxaːnəˈsaːɸi t͡ʃɐˈɾeːʃət] problem-PL 2SG.OBL NEG-FUT-sick-make-3PL, but DEF.CONC=bor...
by Iyionaku
18 Dec 2019 09:20
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CONLANG RELAY XI
Replies: 162
Views: 4493

Re: CONLANG RELAY XI

Torch passed to DesEsseintes!
by Iyionaku
17 Dec 2019 08:56
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 17th - Yélian persanda [pəɾˈsandɐ] - to explore [NORTHERN STANDARD] malaya [mɐˈlaːʃɐ] - to explore [SOUTHERN STANDARD] ETYMOLOGY I: from per- "ingressive prefix" + sanda "to find, discover" ETYMOLOGY II: new root (from Malaysia, the first country I've ever visited on my own) USAGE NOTES: Bo...
by Iyionaku
17 Dec 2019 08:42
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

Re: Lexember 2019

DesEsseintes wrote:
17 Dec 2019 08:32
Corphishy wrote:
17 Dec 2019 00:54
16th December

hagrid
Isn’t that sth out of Harry Potter?
It indeed was a guy with a pretty thick beard [:)]
by Iyionaku
17 Dec 2019 08:42
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CONLANG RELAY XI
Replies: 162
Views: 4493

Re: CONLANG RELAY XI

De vekkel wórt vorsêled. The torch has been passed. Torch received from Spanick! Usually in the relays I'm pretty quick, but a quick heads-up: It might take me a little longer than usual this time. Reason is that I've got a university project due on Friday and this occupies my a lot. I'll still try...
by Iyionaku
16 Dec 2019 09:23
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 16th - Yélian linvala [lɨnˈvaːlɐ] - to admire cudlinvala [ˌkudlɨnˈvaːlɐ] - to admire Etymology: cud "over, above" + lin "high, highly" + vala "to see" USAGE NOTES: both words are mostly interchangable, but cudlinvala is predominantly used for persons and a little stronger, while linvala can...
by Iyionaku
15 Dec 2019 13:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

Re: Lexember 2019

Lexember 15th - Yélian cîyidal o'climar [kɨˈɕiːdɐl ɔ̈ˈkliːmɐd̟] - natural climate change ʻareyal o'climar [ʔɐˈɾeːʃɐl ɔ̈ˈkliːmɐd̟] - anthropogenic climate change Etymology: cîyidal/ʻareyal "change" + definite attributive article o' + climar "climate" Usage notes: Yélian distinguishes between two type...
by Iyionaku
14 Dec 2019 11:55
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2019
Replies: 359
Views: 6020

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Lexember 14th - Yélian paʻem [ˈpaːʔəm] - marmalade Etymology: New root; propably inspired by Latin panem "bread" even though it's not logically derived from it Cianpasidæbéi u'lècan ùpa vænet pas sao tecam. Miats værabéi u'salir, u'ùmus ùpan u'paʻem. [kɪ̯ɐnpɐˌsɨdəˈbɛɪ̯ ʉˈlɛkɐn ˈʉpɐ ˈvœnə‿pɐʃ saʊ̯ ˈt...