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by bbbourq
27 Jan 2018 05:38
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lextreme2018
Replies: 60
Views: 11293

Re: Lextreme2018

Day 26

Lortho:

losharet [lo.ˈʃɑ.ɾɛt]
v.
  1. to flow (e.g. like water)
  2. be fluid in motion or speech
by bbbourq
26 Jan 2018 23:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lextreme2018
Replies: 60
Views: 11293

Re: Lextreme2018

I haven't posted my latest creations in here. So, without further ado*: * all entries are for Lortho Day 20 dheba [ˈdʰɛ.bɑ] n. neut (pl ~ne) offspring, youngling (specifically used for animals that give birth to live young) (informal) inexperienced person, newbie Day 21 luna [ˈlu.nɑ] n. neut (pl ~ne...
by bbbourq
21 Jan 2018 00:31
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lextreme2018
Replies: 60
Views: 11293

Re: Lextreme2018

Day 19

Lortho:

morashi [mo.ˈɾɑ.ʃi]
n. masc (pl morasheni)
  1. stag, male deer
by bbbourq
14 Jan 2018 21:37
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lextreme2018
Replies: 60
Views: 11293

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Day 14

Lortho
  1. maledhi [mɑ.ˈlɛ.dʰi]
    n. neut
    1. riverbank, shoreline
  2. mali [ˈmɑ.li]
    n. masc
    1. side, edge
by bbbourq
14 Jan 2018 14:29
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: The Language of Lortho and the World of Dhamashi
Replies: 38
Views: 26944

Re: The Language of Lortho and the World of Dhamashi

Lamona Fauna (continued) Makashi Introduction The makashi [mɑ.ˈkɑ.ʃi] is a nocturnal serpent which lives in the deserts of Lamona. It hides in the sand and is an opportunistic hunter, much like a spider. Description The makashi most closely resembles the look and locomotion of a sidewinder rattlesn...
by bbbourq
14 Jan 2018 05:54
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lextreme2018
Replies: 60
Views: 11293

Re: Lextreme2018

Day 13

Lortho

shunet [ˈʃu.nɛt]
v.
  1. to swim, propel through water using bodily movement
by bbbourq
13 Jan 2018 04:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lextreme2018
Replies: 60
Views: 11293

Re: Lextreme2018

Day 12

Lortho:

makashi [mɑ.ˈkɑ.ʃi]
n. masc (pl makasheni)
  1. a type of snake that closely resembles the look and movement of a sidewinder
  2. informal (of a person) one who tries to escape an awkward or embarrassing moment
by bbbourq
12 Jan 2018 00:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lextreme2018
Replies: 60
Views: 11293

Re: Lextreme2018

Day 11

Lortho
  1. dhab- [dʰɑb]
    adj.
    1. the left side of something or someone
  2. dhabar [dʰɑ.ˈbɑɾ]
    adv.
    1. on, to the left (i.e. movement towards)
by bbbourq
09 Jan 2018 00:38
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay IX
Replies: 180
Views: 37089

Re: CBB Conlang Relay IX

I will also participate with Lortho. I'm always looking for excuses to exercise my language and develop its complexity/flexibility.
by bbbourq
08 Jan 2018 14:46
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lextreme2018
Replies: 60
Views: 11293

Re: Lextreme2018

Day 8

Lortho:

harlet (harled-) [ˈhɑɾ.lɛt]
v.
  1. to exist*, be located
  2. to have, wear (something irremovable or permanent e.g. a wound or birthmark)
*not to be confused with harlan (to be)
by bbbourq
06 Jan 2018 09:52
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lextreme2018
Replies: 60
Views: 11293

Re: Lextreme2018

Day 5:

Lortho

larani [lɑ.ˈɾɑ.ni]
n. masc (pl. laranemi)
  1. (botany) root, the part of a plant that attaches to the ground conveying water and nutrients
  2. the basic cause, origin, or source of something
by bbbourq
06 Jan 2018 08:12
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 6652
Views: 1060008

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Also having the word order change when there is a vocative NP feels highly unnatural to me. Also the phrasing is weird, because it seems to indicate that the vocative case works at the clause level, whereas in fact the opposite is the case, since the vocative is very much an adjunct to the clause (...
by bbbourq
05 Jan 2018 04:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lextreme2018
Replies: 60
Views: 11293

Re: Lextreme2018

Day 4:

Lortho
  • kashet (kashed-) [ˈkɑ.ʃɛt]
    v.
    1. (intransitive) to play a beat, drum
    2. (transitive) to beat (something or someone)
  • kashada [kɑˈ.ʃɑ.dɑ] (from kashet)
    n. neut (pl. ~ne)
    1. beat, rhythm
    2. (linguistics) syllable
by bbbourq
05 Jan 2018 02:39
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 6652
Views: 1060008

Re: What did you accomplish today?

I have finalized the word order in Lortho : Basic word order is VSO Word order changes to SVO in the vocative case Adjectives are placed before the noun Adverbs are places after the verb The question marker ( Q ) is placed at the beginning of the sentence to denote a question (required) Interrogativ...
by bbbourq
05 Jan 2018 00:17
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lextreme2018
Replies: 60
Views: 11293

Re: Lextreme2018

Since I had already begun on Twitter, I will list the words here: Lortho: Day 1: lahet (lahed-) [ˈlɑ.hɛt] v.t. to carry, bring to deliver Day 2: dhashit (dhashid-) [ˈdʰɑ.ʃit] v.t. to play (an instrument) Day 3: moilaro (moilar-) [mɔɪ.ˈlɑ.ɾo] v. to sing, chant (of a bird) to warble, chirp moilar-u lh...
by bbbourq
04 Jan 2018 00:38
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lextreme2018
Replies: 60
Views: 11293

Lextreme2018

As masako had mentioned in the Lexember thread, myself and the creator of Kardak have started the #Lextreme2018 challenge on Twitter. There is but one rule: Create one word each day in 2018 without derivations nor compounds. Of course, one does not have to stop there. You can move on to create deriv...
by bbbourq
01 Jan 2018 05:29
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2017
Replies: 275
Views: 29941

Re: Lexember 2017

Day 31
Lortho:

duni, -u, -a [duni, -u, -ɑ]
adj. (masc, -fem, -neut)
  1. new, never before in existence

Code: Select all

shinal-a din-a lhara
merry -N new-N year.N
Happy new year!
by bbbourq
31 Dec 2017 00:40
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building
Replies: 1096
Views: 389671

Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

gestaltist wrote:
31 Dec 2017 00:31
bbbourq wrote:
29 Dec 2017 06:21
Next: daret v.
to flatten or crush by rolling (transitive)
Brilliant! Thank you!
by bbbourq
30 Dec 2017 02:37
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2017
Replies: 275
Views: 29941

Re: Lexember 2017

Day 29

Lortho:

mishi [ˈmi.ʃi] (pl. ~ne)
n. masc
  1. chin, jawline
  2. (anatomy) mandible, jaw
by bbbourq
29 Dec 2017 06:21
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building
Replies: 1096
Views: 389671

Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

gestaltist wrote:
19 Dec 2017 22:49
Next: kkara n.
  1. portent, omen
  2. prophecy
Next: daret v.