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by GrandPiano
06 Nov 2018 16:14
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1955
Views: 237353

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
06 Nov 2018 13:50
Was either noun trisyllabic or longer in Proto-Germanic?
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by GrandPiano
05 Nov 2018 23:39
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1955
Views: 237353

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
05 Nov 2018 23:24
Is it a compound of two nouns?
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by GrandPiano
05 Nov 2018 23:01
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1955
Views: 237353

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
05 Nov 2018 23:00
Is it a compound?
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by GrandPiano
05 Nov 2018 22:48
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1955
Views: 237353

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
05 Nov 2018 21:59
I feel a little stupid having swung and miss three times in a row already, but was it an ōn-stem noun?
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Don’t feel bad, I can see why the stem type isn’t super obvious.
by GrandPiano
05 Nov 2018 20:11
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1955
Views: 237353

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
05 Nov 2018 19:57
Was it an an-stem noun?
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by GrandPiano
05 Nov 2018 18:09
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1955
Views: 237353

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

spanick wrote:
05 Nov 2018 17:07
Did it begin with *w in PG?
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shimobaatar wrote:
05 Nov 2018 17:35
Was it an ō-stem noun?
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by GrandPiano
05 Nov 2018 16:04
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1955
Views: 237353

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
05 Nov 2018 13:28
Was it a u-stem noun in Proto-Germanic?
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by GrandPiano
05 Nov 2018 16:03
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 1361
Views: 287985

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Were any syllables deleted in either word that were present in Latin?
by GrandPiano
05 Nov 2018 05:18
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1955
Views: 237353

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
05 Nov 2018 05:06
Is it a noun?
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by GrandPiano
05 Nov 2018 05:17
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Quick Diachronics Challenge
Replies: 659
Views: 123286

Re: Quick Diachronics Challenge

My first attempt: Proto-word: *ãpəkʰdoo Main island: *ãpəkʰdoo > *ãbikdo *ãbikdo > *ãbikd > *ãbikt > *ãbitt > *ə̃bitt *ə̃bitt > *əmitt > *əmett > əmets *ə̃bitt > ə̃βitt *ãbikdo > *ãbykdo > *ãbykd > *ãbygd > *ãbygg > *ãbỹgg > *ãmỹgg *ãmỹgg > *œ̃mỹgg > œ̃mỹgg *ãmỹgg > ãnỹgg Tiny island in the middle: ...
by GrandPiano
05 Nov 2018 04:37
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 1361
Views: 287985

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Was bascatge a noun in Latin?
by GrandPiano
05 Nov 2018 04:36
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1955
Views: 237353

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Alright, here's a new word:

vorbu
[ˈvorbu]
by GrandPiano
05 Nov 2018 01:11
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 1361
Views: 287985

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Did bascatge start with a /b/ in Latin?
by GrandPiano
04 Nov 2018 23:17
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 1361
Views: 287985

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Was it originally a gerund or present participle?
by GrandPiano
04 Nov 2018 19:25
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 1361
Views: 287985

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Is envirdjende an adjective?
by GrandPiano
04 Nov 2018 18:24
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 1361
Views: 287985

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

I assume the l’ is a definite article?
by GrandPiano
03 Nov 2018 20:46
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 1361
Views: 287985

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Since I'm out of guesses, I might as well ask if it's a translation of your username. [tick] It’s a calque of expressions used for “grand piano” in other Romance languages, e.g. Spanish “piano de cola” (you were close with your last guess, because I assume the “cola” refers to the tail-like part of...
by GrandPiano
03 Nov 2018 19:48
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 1361
Views: 287985

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
03 Nov 2018 19:40
Does this phrase refer to a musical coda, or is it the term for a particular part of a physical piano?
Neither.
by GrandPiano
03 Nov 2018 19:33
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 1361
Views: 287985

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
03 Nov 2018 19:07
Edit: Oh… wait… is it "piano"?
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by GrandPiano
03 Nov 2018 18:57
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 1361
Views: 287985

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
03 Nov 2018 18:46
<hian> is the borrowing, right? Does the English borrowing from the same source begin with <h>?
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(And just as a reminder, you know what Latin words hian and cot come from)