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Lexember 2017

Post by gestaltist » 01 Dec 2017 19:18

Since nobody has started a thread for Lexember yet, let me. For those who don't know, the idea is to coin at least one new word every day of December. This thread is to be able to share what we have created and/or get motivated by others.

Let's start.
Spoiler:
I'll probably post two words tomorrow as its 7pm and I'm still at work...

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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Shemtov » 01 Dec 2017 21:42

I'm doing Daa Sevǔihk and Proto-M̟oḩaic:

Proto-M̟oḩaic:
ʕəjnawb "Grape vine"

Daa Sevǔihk:
<Eis> "Fire"
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by ixals » 01 Dec 2017 22:03

I'll participate with Cissian. I try to do two words a day, because my December will be very busy and I still would like to coin about thirty new words.

Lexember 1st:

:con: Cissian


почотак m/inan - beginning, start, commencement, (rarely) origin
  • počótak /poˈtʃo.tak/ ; gen. singular: почотка počótka /poˈtʃo.tka/; nom. plural: почотки počótki /poˈtʃo.tki/
  • From почоцi (počóci) "to begin (perf.)", from Proto-Slavic *po- and *čęti "to begin", suffixed with *-ъkъ.
Дэцэмбр m/inan - December
  • Decémbr /deˈtsem.br̩/ ; gen. singular: Дэцэмбра Decémbra /deˈt͡sem.bra/; nom. plural: Дэцэмбри Decémbri /deˈt͡sem.bri/
  • From Latin december "December", replaced older Грудян (Hrúdjan) "December, November" from Proto-Slavic *gruda "heap, clod", suffixed with *-ьnъ.
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Davush » 01 Dec 2017 22:06

Since I'm trying to get more words for Qutrussan, why not! I'll try and do some sisterlang words too.

fire
gia /gi:ǝ/
eğēgħ /ɛɣɛ:ʕ/

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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Parlox » 02 Dec 2017 00:33

This is the first time i have participated in Lexember, i will be doing two words a day in multiple conlangs.

:con: Psıhı Mìnungusıqa

Kıstmaso /kistmaso/, christmas.
Psuchìcgì /p͡sut͡ʃɪkgɪ/, winter, snowy day, cold.

:con: Podmåri

Moddi /mɑɖɪ/, mountain.
Ŝoțacimońazu /sʷɑtʼat͡ʃɪmɑŋazɯ/, a snowstorm so massive that it consumes everything for hundreds of miles.

:con: Armalen

Meuqpa /mʲuqpɑ/, spoon, to discreetly observe sexual activities.

Nünzekamsernë /nɔ̞nzekɑmʃʲernœ̞/, the feeling of being in your home after a long day out.
  • :con: Cajun, a descendant of French spoken in Louisiana.
  • :con: Bàsupan, loosely inspired by Amharic.
  • :con: Oddúhath Claire, a fusion of Welsh and Arabic.

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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Pabappa » 02 Dec 2017 02:54

:con: Pabappa

sadip "hedgehog", from Bābākiam sa mibi pi "(one who) has swords on their back in a forest"
pumpani "pumpkin", from Bābākiam tua napa ne, "vine pumpkin apple"
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by shimobaatar » 02 Dec 2017 05:44

Wäjāpu (Day 1):

qyōrä /jˀoːɽə/ (n.) night, nightime, darkness


Example:

Ning qyōrä re qmūcatang čiyō.
ning qyōrä=re qmūca-ta-ng=čiyō
1s.NOM night=LOC see-POT-1s=DIM
I can kind of see in the dark.

Shemtov wrote:
01 Dec 2017 21:42
Daa Sevǔihk:
<Eis> "Fire"
Heh, was this intentional?

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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Yrusia » 02 Dec 2017 07:53

Proto-Takur *dóńéesedéq, fire
→ Tōkretū /táɲêːsèté/
→ U:ku:jéθétá: /t͡swéŋeːθet͡sá/
→ Dékrena /ˈtéɲesta/
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by KaiTheHomoSapien » 02 Dec 2017 08:18

Alright, I'm actually going to try this. This could help motivate me to post more conlang stuff [:)]

:con: Lihmelinyan

bnátemi - "I hate"

rel. to bnátus - hatred, hate
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Lao Kou » 02 Dec 2017 10:39

Image Géarthnuns

1st - hükedhails [ˌhykɛˈðajls] n. collarbone, clavicle

Söb lé chí hükedhailsít chü ngérhüjebön'gérhaksün tsídal.
3SG-NOM AUX.PAST DEF clavicle-ACC DEF bicycle.accident-INSTR break
He broke his collarbone in the bicycle accident.
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名可名,非常名

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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by DesEsseintes » 02 Dec 2017 11:43

Lexember 1st

Project Limestone

axíłła n. - fire

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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by ixals » 02 Dec 2017 16:03

Lexember 2nd:

:con: Cissian


хладни adj. - cold, cool
  • xládni /ˈxla.dni/
  • From Proto-Slavic *xoldьnъ "cold".
мрзнэцi verb, 2 - to freeze, to feel cold
  • mŕznecji /ˈmr̩.zne.t͡sʲi/ ; perfective: змрзнэцi zamŕznecji /zaˈmr̩.zne.t͡sʲi/; first person present: мрзнем mŕznjem /ˈmr̩.zʲnʲem/; past participle (masc.): мрзнэл mŕznel /ˈmr̩.znel/
  • From Proto-Slavic *mъrznǫti "to freeze (?)", from Proto-Slavic *morzъ "frost". Perfect form prefixed with za- "perfective forming prefix", from Proto Slavic *za-.

Shemtov wrote:
01 Dec 2017 21:42
"Fire"
Davush wrote:
01 Dec 2017 22:06
fire
Yrusia wrote:
02 Dec 2017 07:53
fire
DesEsseintes wrote:
02 Dec 2017 11:43
fire
If I didn't have a word for fire already, I definitely would have joined you today! [:P]
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by spanick » 02 Dec 2017 17:17

:con: :got: Gotski
I’m sensing a theme so I’ll post a few inspired by others...
калдс “cold” Masc. 1
фрюсан “to freeze” Strong 2; impf; past - фрос; past participle - фрусанс
вѧтрос “winter” Masc. 3

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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by gestaltist » 02 Dec 2017 19:43

I will be running with Nakarian. It's a temporary name for a language of a culture set in the conworld I mentioned a while ago. I'm sure I'll get around to writing something about them sometime in the future.

Lexember 1
I have added a copula to the language. It is marked by a floating high tone. Usually, verbs in Nakarian agree in person and number with the subject of the phrase. The copula is formed by adding a high tone to the first syllable of the agreement marker.

E.g., /-taŋ˨/ is the 1SG marker. So /taŋ˦/ means "I am".
ixals wrote:
02 Dec 2017 16:03
Shemtov wrote:
01 Dec 2017 21:42
"Fire"
Davush wrote:
01 Dec 2017 22:06
fire
Yrusia wrote:
02 Dec 2017 07:53
fire
DesEsseintes wrote:
02 Dec 2017 11:43
fire
If I didn't have a word for fire already, I definitely would have joined you today! [:P]
Well, now I had to add a word for fire, too.

Lexember 2

so - fire, glow, desire from proto-Nakarian *ʂau̯r.
Spoiler:
Actually, this isn't the word for fire. It's the root meaning fire. Nakarian has over a dozen noun classes which double as the main derivational tool in the language. Only by adding class prefixes do you get actual well-formed words.

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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Creyeditor » 02 Dec 2017 20:04

gestaltist wrote:
02 Dec 2017 19:43
[...]

Lexember 1
I have added a copula to the language. It is marked by a floating high tone. Usually, verbs in Nakarian agree in person and number with the subject of the phrase. The copula is formed by adding a high tone to the first syllable of the agreement marker.

E.g., /-taŋ˨/ is the 1SG marker. So /taŋ˦/ means "I am".[...]
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by KaiTheHomoSapien » 02 Dec 2017 20:43

:con: Lihmelinyan

swénadmi = "I choose, select"

Stem alternates between swénad- and súnad-

sūnadā = "choice, selection"
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Yrusia » 02 Dec 2017 21:42

Following the temperature theme...
Proto-Takur *hénéo-, cold (adj.)
→ Tōkretū /anœ̂-/
→ U:ku:jéθétá: /hénuː-/
→ Dékrena /hené-/

Proto-Takur *hénéoéq, cold weather/incoming cold
→ U:ku:jéθétá: /hénuːt͡sˈá/ snow
→ Dékrena /héneja/ winter

And some additional developments from yesterday's root
Proto-Takur *dóñéeseté'o, little fire
→ Dékrena /téɲestʰeʔo/ hearth

Proto-Takur *dóñéesed(é), to burn
→ Tōkretū /táɲêːsìt/
→ Dékrena /téɲestehor/ to set on fire
→ Dékrena /téɲestekʰ/ to burn
→ U:ku:jéθétá: /t͡swéŋeːθet/ to burn
→ U:ku:jéθétá /t͡swéŋeːθet͡sé/ to set on fire

(Does anyone know how to add carons and macrons to IPA vowels? I tried on IPA.typeit and it didn't work)

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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by gestaltist » 02 Dec 2017 22:30

Yrusia wrote:
02 Dec 2017 21:42
(Does anyone know how to add carons and macrons to IPA vowels? I tried on IPA.typeit and it didn't work)
http://westonruter.github.io/ipa-chart/keyboard/

Look at the part with tones.

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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by shimobaatar » 03 Dec 2017 01:14

Wäjāpu (Day 2):

sasēn /saseːn/ (n.) moon


Example:

Sā sasēn qmūcatasu se?
sā sasēn qmūca-ta-su se
2s.NOM moon see-POT-2s INT
Can you see the moon?

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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by felipesnark » 03 Dec 2017 04:31

Shonkasika

day 1. hrädo /hrædo/ n. flake
day 2. jinyohrädo /d͡ʒiɲohrædo/ n. snowflake
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