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Post by masako » 15 Oct 2017 00:39

uala ta sahya
True, you're correct.

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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Thrice Xandvii » 15 Oct 2017 02:55

Lambuzhao wrote:ʕa θæčlmitim.
CNJ tree<PL><COLL>ABL
Trees, too.
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Edit: However, the character for "word" (it's the one after the first mid-dot) is the ugliest one I've yet made. Blech. Any ideas to improve it? Or maybe others don't think it's that hideous...?
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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by bbbourq » 16 Oct 2017 17:12

Thrice Xandvii wrote:However, the character for "word" (it's the one after the first mid-dot) is the ugliest one I've yet made. Blech. Any ideas to improve it? Or maybe others don't think it's that hideous...?
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harla linshura shuranalo ikhi shina shura.
hamedin liranimina shina.

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harl-a     lin         -shura   shura -nalo  ikhi  shin    -a  shura.
be  -3NSG  PN.POSS.2MSG-word.N  word.N-GEN   one   good.ADJ-N  word.N
hamed-in    liran  -im  -in     -a     shina
think-1MSG  present-PASS-PRS.PRF-3NSG  well.ADV
Your word for word is a good word. I think it is (has been) presented well.
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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Lyra » 16 Oct 2017 22:44

wẹ dosa mar tad ẹts? bruts malre təčastärzä, mäčemiźosnenki, yətär, wädəmụona, canai īstistoya. maddai šotai da drōdọn tụrčuyəθ.
[we̝ ˈdosa mar tad̥ e̝t͡s ǀ bɾut͡s ˈmarːɪ ˈtɤˌt͡ʃˠastɛɾzɛ ǀ ˈmæt͡ʃˠɪ ˈmiˌʑonːeŋki ǀ jɤtɛɾ ˈwædmʉona ˈt͡ɕanaɪ̯ ˈiːsˌtistoja ǀ ˈmadːaɪ̯ ˈʃˠotaɪ̯ də dɾɔːdo̝n ˈtʉrˠt͡ʃˠujᵊθ]
or bad-SG INT 3.N.SG be.3.SG.PRES ? many-ACC.PL mistake-ACC.PL make-1.SG.PST.PRF ! POSS.1.SG-NEG-enjoy-PST.GER.ACC.SG , but , time=pass-PST.PTCP, unique-PL become-3.PL.PST.PRF . defect-NOM.PL be-PST.GER.NOM.PL prep.to character-GEN.PL cross-3.PL.IMPRF
Or is it so bad? I've made many mistakes, that which i did not like, but, after a while, they became unique. Defects became things of character.

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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Solarius » 19 Oct 2017 12:30

Inetha yɛ odaya dululu kerman!
['i.næ.tʰə 'je 'o.ɗə.jə 'ɗu.ɫʊ.ɫu 'kɛr.mən]
and-ABL PRS.be coolness language-PL German
"But Germanic languages are cool!"

Okhei u leu pheu'bameimei to u sintaka.
['ɔ.kʰɛ 'u 'lɯ 'pʰɯ.ɓə.me.me 'tɔ 'u 'sin.tə.kə]
PRS-want 1p.SG SUB more=PST-know LOC 1p.SG syntax
"I wish I understood more about syntax."

Daye esampilpil paronamnam lokouforika:
['ɗa.jæ 'ɛ.zəm.pil.pil 'pa.rɔ.nəm.nəm 'lɔ.kɔ.fɔ.ri.kə]
FUT-be example-PL pronoun-PL logophoric
"Here are some examples of logophoric pronouns."

Ye achami san aseper.
['jɛ 'a.t͡sʰə.mi 'san 'a.zə.pɛr]
PRS.be professor COM student
"There's a professor and a student."

Bethi achami leu banya kum/ro to arei.
['ɓɛ.tʰi 'a.t͡sʰə.mi 'lɯ 'ɓan.jə 'kum/'rɔ 'tɔ 'a.rɛ]
PST-say professor SUB PST-live 3p.SG./3p.SG.LOG LOC town
"The professor said that he(the professor/the student) lived in the town."

Leu ro san kum, ye ro dimontaratiwa mediyal, ye kum dimontaratiwa parosimal.
['lɯ 'rɔ 'san 'kum 'jɛ 'rɔ 'di.mɒn.tə.rə.ti.wa 'mɛ.ɗɪ.jəl 'jɛ 'kum 'di.mɒn.tə.rə.ti.wa 'pa.rɒ.si.məl]
TOP ro COM kum, PRS.be ro demonstrative medial, PRS.be kum demonstrative proximal
"Ro and Kum are the medial and proximal demonstratives, respectively."
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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by masako » 27 Oct 2017 12:13

Solarius wrote:"But Germanic languages are cool!"
nya kola
To some people...
Solarius wrote:"I wish I understood more about syntax."
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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Evynova » 27 Oct 2017 12:44

Keremanii iipi, emee ees mijaa?
/kɛɽɛmæniː iːpi | ɛmɛː ɛːs miʝæː/
Germanic tongue, who NEG like?

Who doesn't like Germanic languages?

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Post by masako » 27 Oct 2017 12:48

Evynova wrote:Who doesn't like Germanic languages?
na
Me.

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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Evynova » 27 Oct 2017 12:54

Ene?
/ɛnɛ/

Why not?

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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Void » 27 Oct 2017 13:46

Evynova wrote:Keremanii iipi, emee ees mijaa?
/kɛɽɛmæniː iːpi | ɛmɛː ɛːs miʝæː/
Germanic tongue, who NEG like?

Who doesn't like Germanic languages?
Sathat thúdhot jarzot zolát, bojar rahzordosalat.
sa-th-at thúdh-ot jarz-ot zolá-t bojar rah-zord-o-sal-at
[ˈsɑθɑt ˈθuːðɔt ˈjɑrzɔt ˈzɔlaːt ˈbɔjɑr ˈrɑɣzɔrdɔsɑlɑt]
be-3PL.AOR germanic-PL language-PL nice-PL, but mainstream-PL
Germanic languages are nice, but they are too mainstream.
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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Frislander » 27 Oct 2017 14:15

Evynova wrote:Why not?
mẽretrãpai o kanã ngisõẽde
mẽre-trãpa-i o kanã <is>ngõẽ-de
conform-exceed-N.ERG N.SPE speak <PRF>inherit-1.ERG
They're too much like my native tongue [English].

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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Evynova » 27 Oct 2017 14:23

Konungr wrote:Sathat thúdhot jarzot zolát, bojar rahzordosalat.
sa-th-at thúdh-ot jarz-ot zolá-t bojar rah-zord-o-sal-at
[ˈsɑθɑt ˈθuːðɔt ˈjɑrzɔt ˈzɔlaːt ˈbɔjɑr ˈrɑɣzɔrdɔsɑlɑt]
be-3PL.AOR germanic-PL language-PL nice-PL, but mainstream-PL
Germanic languages are nice, but they are too mainstream.
Menae ko'e atae. O'a, aahoos iipi, aaeviseno iipi jimikin ees atae. O'anaini, eviseno ta maka iipi, ees ime seno.
/mɛna͡e kɔʔɛ æta͡e. | oʔæ, æːhoːs iːpi, æː.ɛvisɛnɔ iːpi ʝimikin ɛːs æta͡e | oʔæna͡ini, ɛvisɛnɔ tæ mækæ iːpi, ɛːs imɛ sɛnɔ/
true 3SG-INAN be. But INAN-bad language, INAN-popular language always NEG be. But-then, popularity of some language, NEG 1SG know

That's true. But popular languages aren't necessarily bad languages. But then again, I do not understand the popularity of some languages.

PS: how did you come up with "mainstream"?

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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Dormouse559 » 27 Oct 2017 17:57

J'ä pà condrà ettuyà le-z lembe jermaniche ( outre luy anglêzi ), mä j'lec considerou pà en-nuyante.
[ʑɛˈpa kɔ̃ˈdʁa ɛt.tɥiˈja ləˈzlɛ̃.bə ʑɛʁ.məˈni.kə | ˈu.tʁə lɥi.jɑ̃ˈgleː.zi | ˈmɛː ʑlɛk.kɔ̃.siˈde.ʁu ˈpa ɛ̃.nɥiˈjɑ̃.tə]
I haven't studied Germanic languages much (other than English), but I don't think they're boring.

Biensù c'eut son den lui couranti dominanti.
[bjn̩ˈsy kœh.hɔ̃.dɛ̃.lɥi.kuˈʁɑ̃.ti do.miˈnɑ̃.ti]
They are pretty mainstream, though.

Jou voudrê plû apprendre su lui lussembourjêzi.
[ʑu.vuˈdʁeː ˈplyː əˈpʁɛ̃.dʁə sy.lɥi.lyh.hɛ̃.buˈʑeː.zi]
I'd like to learn more about Luxembourgish.

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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Solarius » 27 Oct 2017 18:16

Yede angkukel na reina-oloka fene. [:P]
be.NEG N-Google LAT world false
"There's no google in this plane."

Yede lingkisititi, ye berara pa ubeim.
be.NEG linguist-PL priest-PL REL chant
"Nor linguists, only priests that chant."

Rarumiye sintaka.
3p.PL-understand-NEG syntax
"They don't understand syntax."
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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Dormouse559 » 28 Oct 2017 01:17

Ç'l'ett en aviòn bizarou.
[slɛt.tɛ̃.əˈvjɔ̃ biˈza.ʁu]
That's a weird plane.

Lep pravvêri comprenne pà la sentasse. Mä comprenne-t-eùt ovi mènt la morfolojî ?
[lɛp.pʁəˈveː.ʁi kɔ̃ˈpʁɛn.nə ˈpa la.sn̩ˈtah.hə | ˈmɛː kɔ̃.pʁɛn.nəˈtœt o.viˈmɛ̃t la.mɔʁ.fo.loˈʑiː]
The priests don't understand syntax. But do they at least understand morphology?

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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Void » 28 Oct 2017 01:50

Evynova wrote:
Konungr wrote:Sathat thúdhot jarzot zolát, bojar rahzordosalat.
sa-th-at thúdh-ot jarz-ot zolá-t bojar rah-zord-o-sal-at
[ˈsɑθɑt ˈθuːðɔt ˈjɑrzɔt ˈzɔlaːt ˈbɔjɑr ˈrɑɣzɔrdɔsɑlɑt]
be-3PL.AOR germanic-PL language-PL nice-PL, but mainstream-PL
Germanic languages are nice, but they are too mainstream.
Menae ko'e atae. O'a, aahoos iipi, aaeviseno iipi jimikin ees atae. O'anaini, eviseno ta maka iipi, ees ime seno.
/mɛna͡e kɔʔɛ æta͡e. | oʔæ, æːhoːs iːpi, æː.ɛvisɛnɔ iːpi ʝimikin ɛːs æta͡e | oʔæna͡ini, ɛvisɛnɔ tæ mækæ iːpi, ɛːs imɛ sɛnɔ/
true 3SG-INAN be. But INAN-bad language, INAN-popular language always NEG be. But-then, popularity of some language, NEG 1SG know

That's true. But popular languages aren't necessarily bad languages. But then again, I do not understand the popularity of some languages.

PS: how did you come up with "mainstream"?
Dhúrlar "rah" erjevaros, "zord" máthvaros, ja "-sal" erjevarosalas baighúkundos adúlzolár šihrér varór.
[ˈðu:rlɑr rɑx ˈɛrjɛʋɑrɔs zɔrd ˈmaːθʋɑrɔs jɑ sɑl ˈɛrjɛʋɑrɔsɑlɑs ˈbɑi̯ʁuːkundɔs ˈɑduːlzɔlaːr ˈʃiçre:r ˈʋɑro:r]
blend-1SG.PST center adjective-ACC stream noun-ACC and -sal adjectival-ACC suffix-ACC fancy-ESS=into little-ESS=into word-ESS=into
I mixed the adjective "center, the noun "stream," and the adjectival suffix "-sal" into a fancy little word.
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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by masako » 28 Oct 2017 13:16

Evynova wrote:Why not?
nye:
Because:
Konungr wrote:Germanic languages are nice, but they are too mainstream.
Frislander wrote:They're too much like my native tongue [English].
kalayeni
Well said.

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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Solarius » 28 Oct 2017 19:15

Dormouse559 wrote:Ç'l'ett en aviòn bizarou.
[slɛt.tɛ̃.əˈvjɔ̃ biˈza.ʁu]
That's a weird plane.

Lep pravvêri comprenne pà la sentasse. Mä comprenne-t-eùt ovi mènt la morfolojî ?
[lɛp.pʁəˈveː.ʁi kɔ̃ˈpʁɛn.nə ˈpa la.sn̩ˈtah.hə | ˈmɛː kɔ̃.pʁɛn.nəˈtœt o.viˈmɛ̃t la.mɔʁ.fo.loˈʑiː]
The priests don't understand syntax. But do they at least understand morphology?
Yo. Ye widi khalam
no. be 3p.PL stupid
"No. They're stupid."
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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Void » 29 Oct 2017 01:01

Solarius wrote:
Dormouse559 wrote:Ç'l'ett en aviòn bizarou.
[slɛt.tɛ̃.əˈvjɔ̃ biˈza.ʁu]
That's a weird plane.

Lep pravvêri comprenne pà la sentasse. Mä comprenne-t-eùt ovi mènt la morfolojî ?
[lɛp.pʁəˈveː.ʁi kɔ̃ˈpʁɛn.nə ˈpa la.sn̩ˈtah.hə | ˈmɛː kɔ̃.pʁɛn.nəˈtœt o.viˈmɛ̃t la.mɔʁ.fo.loˈʑiː]
The priests don't understand syntax. But do they at least understand morphology?
Yo. Ye widi khalam
no. be 3p.PL stupid
"No. They're stupid."
Methit ardhaitola éddelet kúngirat.
[ˈmɛθit ˈɑrðɑi̯tɔlɑ ˈɛdːeːlɛt ˈkuːŋirɑt]
exist-3PL.AOR priest-LOC different-PL shape-PL
Priests come in different forms.
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Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Post by Lambuzhao » 29 Oct 2017 01:30

ʕa yelhievnuγudi bezloneš χētæ svuglotritiθ nusžičilō.
CNJ priest<PL>NOM be.accustom<CAUS>PRS.3PL know<INF> language<COLL>ACC different<AUG>

And priests are accustomed to knowing obscure languages.
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