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by Inkcube-Revolver
20 Jul 2016 01:59
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Questions on grammatical number & agreement
Replies: 13
Views: 1947

Re: Questions on grammatical number & agreement

Yes, with fusional languages they typically have singular and plural distinctions in their cases for how a word behaves in a sentence, but there are exceptions. With free word order, as long as you have the cases and their forms established, you should be able to have sentences come together without...
by Inkcube-Revolver
19 Jul 2016 14:03
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Questions on grammatical number & agreement
Replies: 13
Views: 1947

Re: Questions on grammatical number & agreement

Hi there! I'm not too well-versed on the topic, but since you're going with something fusional in this case rather than agglutinating, I'd make a distinction between mass nouns that are countable and uncountable . It just makes it easier as far as I can tell to clear that with at least some words. A...
by Inkcube-Revolver
11 Nov 2015 14:30
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Lexicon Building
Replies: 256
Views: 240327

Re: CBB Lexicon Building

If that's [θoŋkəl], I love that. I'm assuming the stress is on the first syllable though.
Right and right! It's one of my favorite words. Your move, good sir/madam. You word is "pumpkin."
by Inkcube-Revolver
11 Nov 2015 05:21
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Lexicon Building
Replies: 256
Views: 240327

Re: CBB Lexicon Building

Nalash trupin - to dwell, inhabit, live, rest; visit I don't know if anyone has posted these before, but these translations were fun for me and I'd love to see tons for them: Orcíl’ Ic Órin! “Hear me roar!” Jígamo Argýmsi “Winter is coming” Nozmo Duvól Spit “Ours is the fury” Sauva Agár iš "Fire and...
by Inkcube-Revolver
08 Nov 2015 09:34
Forum: Translations
Topic: I live...
Replies: 19
Views: 3596

Re: I live...

:con: Nalash Dovin bádova. dwell.1SG (LOC prefix).house I live in (a) house. Dovin báskájji. dwell.1SG (LOC prefix).city I live in a city. Bálórdoras ojdovin. (LOC pref).Lordras, a city (PROG/CONTINUOUS pref).dwell.1SG I live in Lordres/I'm living in Lordres. Dovin bágaudkorr. dwell.1SG (LOC pref).c...
by Inkcube-Revolver
08 Nov 2015 07:58
Forum: Translations
Topic: What will not kill you makes you stronger.
Replies: 37
Views: 9126

Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Nalash: Jeyán čes skúsléget áre igónta áre spunya. – “That which kills you not stronger you will be.” lit. "That.DAT which NEG.kill.3s pres. you.ACC. strong.SUPERLATIVE. you.ACC. be.3s.future A lang related to Nalash: Án-yeš kúaslógte ár gjónaß ár sfey. DEF-PRN-DAT-prefix. NEG-3s-kill-CONT PRES. yo...
by Inkcube-Revolver
06 Nov 2015 02:40
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Introduction thread(s)
Replies: 396
Views: 220740

Re: Introduction thread(s)

Good evening, dear reader, my name is Inkcube-Revolver, however, I do tend to go by Keanu (it being my real name and all). I'm 19 years old, I live in Miami (it's depressingly humid right now) and have been fascinated with conlangs and languages for around five years or so, and I have what I guess c...
by Inkcube-Revolver
06 Nov 2015 00:12
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon sculpting
Replies: 916
Views: 306601

Re: Lexicon sculpting

Next: ṇ̄ome [ n dome] n. song, v. to sing. Xelanai/Zelanai: anómeti (3 perfect sg of anómenton to sing with genuine passion and love. Next (from Nalash; unrelated lang): þonkəl "pumpkin" zibþídə "master," originally of slaves, sense extended to a general king or lord. From zibti "to strike, whip, l...