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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by Artaxes » 18 Aug 2019 07:45

212.a
213.c
214.b
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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by gokupwned5 » 18 Aug 2019 16:04

212. B
213. C
214. B
this_is_an_account wrote:
18 Aug 2019 03:43
212: D, /ɛɪ ɔɪ æɪ ɛʊ ɔʊ æʊ/ when unstressed and /eɪ oɪ ɑɪ eʊ oʊ ɑʊ/ when stressed
213: C
214: A

An interesting thing that could happen is that people might pronounce ⟨ai ay oi oy au aw eu ew⟩ in some loanwords that originally had long vowels as diphthongs, like how some English people have a /ʒ/ in "parmesan" instead of /z/, since they associate French words with /ʒ/. I believe this is called a foreignism but I'm not sure.
That would be interesting.

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by gokupwned5 » 19 Aug 2019 23:03

The results are in!

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213) What should happen to vowels when preceding /r/ in Modern Standard Brettaniot?
c) /Vʁ/ > /Vʁ/ (/Vχ/ before voiceless consonants)

214) It is 1880 CE. After losing the majority of their colonies, the other main European colonial powers (Spain, France, Sweden, and the Holy Roman Empire) have taken interest in colonizing Africa. Should Britain also join this scramble for Africa?
b) No.

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212) How should the diphthongs in Modern Standard Brettaniot be realized?
b) /ei oi ai eu ou au/ > [eɪ oɪ æɪ eʊ oʊ ɑʊ]
d) /ei oi ai eu ou au/ > [ɛɪ ɔɪ æɪ ɛʊ ɔʊ æʊ] when unstressed and /eɪ oɪ ɑɪ eʊ oʊ ɑʊ/ when stressed (proposed by this_is_an_account)

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215) Will the approximant /l/ become velarized in any case?
a) No.
b) Yes, but only when adjacent to back vowels.
c) Yes, in all cases.
d) Yes.
e) Other.

216) What will be the pronunciation of /ɲ/ in Modern Standard Brettaniot?
a) /ɲ/ > [ɲ]
b) /ɲ/ > [nj]
c) /ɲ/ > [nd͡ʒ]
d) Other.

217) What will be the pronunciation of /ʎ/ in Modern Standard Brettaniot?
a) /ʎ/ > [ʎ]
b) /ʎ/ > [lj]
c) /ʎ/ > [ld͡ʒ]
d) Other.

Here are the top 5 major cities in Britain by population. They are all very similar to their OTL counterparts.

1. Lundin (OTL London) - From Latin Londinium
2. Mamoce (OTL Manchester) - From Latim Mamucium
3. Estain de Leme (OTL Liverpool) - Calque of Liverpool / From Old Brettaniot Estagna de Lema "pool of mud"
4. Leynse (OTL Leeds) - From the old Brythonic word Ladenses "people of the fast-flowing river"
5. Tameriuçe (OTL Plymouth) - From an ancient name for the city TAMARI OSTIA "mouth/estuaries of the Tamar"

The 8 provinces of Britain are Vianidoçe, Urduviçe, Dynhunie, Drevaçe, Cança, Lundin, Buraw, and Ragiçe. In English, the names are Gwynedd, Powys, Dumnonia, Drevatia, Kent, London, York, and Rheged. Here is a map of the provinces.

These are the sound changes that happened from Vulgar Latin to Modern Brettaniot.
Spoiler:
Vulgar Latin to Proto-Brettaniot
/ɪ ʊ/ > /i o/
/skʲ/ > /ʃ/
/kkʲ kʲ gʲ/ > /t͡ʃ t͡ʃ j~d͡ʒ/
/Cs Ct/ > /jʃ jt͡ʃ/
/tʲ dʲ/ > /t͡s d͡z/
/i u e o ɛ ɔ a/ > /i u ei ou iə uə æ~iə/ | in open syllables
/p b t d k g/ > /b v d ð g ɣ/ | between vowels
/i u e o ɛ ɔ a/ > /i u ə o ə o ə/ | unstressed
/u o ou ɔ/ > /y u u o/
/j/ > /d͡ʒ/ | word-initially
/jj/ > /d͡ʒ/ | in medial position
/mn kn gn nj/ > /ɲ/
/pl tl kl gl lj/ > /ʎ/
/t d/ > /θ ð/ /_#
Proto-Brettaniot to Old Brettaniot
/ɣ/ > /j/ | after front vowels
/ɣ/ > /w/
/y/ > /i/
/i u/ > /ɪ ʊ/ | unstressed
/iə uə/ > /ɪ ʊ/
/ij uj ɪj ʊj ej oj ɛj aj/ > /i ui ei oi ei oi ei ai/
/iw uw ɪw ʊw ew ow ɛw aw/ > /iu u eu ou eu ou eu au/
/ɪ ʊ/ > /e o/
The phoneme /h/ entered Old Brettaniot through loanwords.
/ə/ > /∅/ | word-finally
/f θ s/ > /v ð z/ | between vowels
/ui iu/ > /y/
Old Brettaniot to Middle Brettaniot
/y/ > /i/
/ɲ ʎ/ > /ɲ ʎ/, /jɲ~jn jʎ~jl/ after vowels
/ɛ/ > /ea/
/θ ð/ > /d/
/oi eu ei ou ea/ > /we jo je wo ja/
/wj jw/ > /wi ju/ | after consonants
/ai au/ > /ei ou/
The phonemes /ai au/ are reintroduced through loanwords.
/VCə/ > /VːC/
/t͡s d͡z/ > /s z/
/ɲ ʎ/ > /jn jl/ | in coda position
/ei ou ai au/ > /iː uː eː oː/ | unstressed
/e o/ > /i u/ (unstressed)
Middle Brettaniot to Early Modern Brettaniot
/Vi Vu/ > /iː uː/
/iː uː eː oː aː/ > /əi əu ei ou a/
/kw gw/ > /p b/
/r/ > /ʁ/ | only in the southeast (it becomes /ɹ/ elsewhere)
/əi əu ei ou/ > /eː oː iː uː/
/oː/ > /aː/ | when a low vowel follows
short /e o/ > /ɛ ɔ/
/a/ > /æ/
/tj dj sj zj/ > /sj zj sj zj/
/s z/ > /ʃ ʒ/ | after /u i j w/
/ɲ ʎ/ > /jn jl/ word-finally and before consonants, but are retained elsewhere.
Early Modern Brettaniot to Modern Brettaniot
/ə/ > /∅/ | VC_CV
Standard Brettaniot (Lundin)
Spoiler:
/r/ > /ʁ/
/i u ɛ ɔ æ/ > /ɪ ʊ ɛ ɔ æ/
/iː uː eː oː aː/ > /iː uː eː oː ɑː/
/Vʁ/ > /Vʁ/ (/Vχ/ before voiceless consonants)
And here's the phonology of Modern Brettaniot that most linguistics textbooks in this alternate universe would show you. It is meant to be a universal transcription. This is different from Standard Brettaniot, the dialect spoken in London. From this point forward, we will be merely defining dialectical differences.
Spoiler:
/m n ɲ/ - <m n gn~ni>
/p b t d k g/ - <p b t d c~qu g~gu> (/k g/ are only <qu gu> before the vowels <i>, <y>, and <e>, and /k/ can be written as <c~cq~q> word-finally)
/t͡ʃ d͡ʒ/ - <ci~c gi~g> (/t͡ʃ d͡ʒ/ are only <c g> before the vowels <i>, <y>, and <e>)
/f v s z ʃ/ - <f v s~ss~ç s~z sh~sc> (/ʃ/ is <sc> before front vowels and <s> when coming from former /s/)
/r l ʎ j w/ - <r l gl~li y~i w~u> (the spelling of /ʎ/ is determined etymologically, and /j w/ <i u> except initially, finally, and between vowels)
/kw gw/ - <qu~cu gu>
/i u ə ɛ ɔ æ/ - <i~y~e u~o e e~a o a> (the distinction between <i~y> /i/ and <e~a> /ə/ is determined etymologically)
/iː uː eː oː aː/ - <e~ae o~ao i~y~ai~ay~oi~oy~ae u~au~aw~eu~ew~ao u~au~aw~eu~ew~ao>
(Sequences of /eːC oːC iːC uːC/ can also be written as <iCe uCe eCe oCe>.)
Personal Pronouns:
Subject
Spoiler:
je
ti
ill
illa
nus
vus
ills
illas
Object
Spoiler:
me
te
le
le
nus
vus
les
les
Reflexive
Spoiler:
me
te
se
se
nus
vus
se
se
Disjunctive
Spoiler:
mey
tey
sey
sey
nus
vus
sey
sey
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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by GoshDiggityDangit » 19 Aug 2019 23:14

212: b
215: b
216: b
217: b

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by shimobaatar » 19 Aug 2019 23:47

212: b
215: b
216: a
217: a

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by gokupwned5 » 19 Aug 2019 23:48

212. B
215. B
216. B
217. B

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by this_is_an_account » 20 Aug 2019 03:42

212: B
215: B
216: A
217: A

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by Artaxes » 20 Aug 2019 07:08

212.b
215.b
216.b
217.b

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by gokupwned5 » 25 Aug 2019 21:04

The results are in!

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There was a tie for this question. It will be voted again.

212) How should the diphthongs in Modern Standard Brettaniot be realized?
b) /ei oi ai eu ou au/ > [eɪ oɪ æɪ eʊ oʊ ɑʊ]

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215) Will the approximant /l/ become velarized in any case?
b) Yes, but only when adjacent to back vowels.

216) What will be the pronunciation of /ɲ/ in Modern Standard Brettaniot?
b) /ɲ/ > [nj]

217) What will be the pronunciation of /ʎ/ in Modern Standard Brettaniot?
b) /ʎ/ > [lj]

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218) How should sequences of /VN/ be realized in Modern Standard Brettaniot?
a) /VN/ > [VN]
b) /VN/ > [Ṽ]
c) Other.

219) How will short vowels be pronounced adjacent to /ʁ/?
a) /ɪ ʊ ə ɛ ɔ æ/ > [e o ə æ ɒ ɑ]
b) /ɪ ʊ ə ɛ ɔ æ/ > [e o ɐ æ ɒ ɒ]
c) Other.

220) How will long vowels be pronounced adjacent to /ʁ/?
a) /iː uː eː oː ɑː/ > [eː oː ɛː ɔː ɒː]
b) /iː uː eː oː ɑː/ > [eː oː ɛː ɔː ɔː]
c) Other.

221) The year is 1900 CE. French revolutionaries in Quebec want independence from Britain. How should Britain react?
a) Grant Quebec its independence.
b) Make Quebec a semi-autonomous commonwealth within the British Empire.
c) Other.

Here are the top 5 major cities in Britain by population. They are all very similar to their OTL counterparts.

1. Lundin (OTL London) - From Latin Londinium
2. Mamoce (OTL Manchester) - From Latim Mamucium
3. Estain de Leme (OTL Liverpool) - Calque of Liverpool / From Old Brettaniot Estagna de Lema "pool of mud"
4. Leynse (OTL Leeds) - From the old Brythonic word Ladenses "people of the fast-flowing river"
5. Tameriuçe (OTL Plymouth) - From an ancient name for the city TAMARI OSTIA "mouth/estuaries of the Tamar"

The 8 provinces of Britain are Vianidoçe, Urduviçe, Dynhunie, Drevaçe, Cança, Lundin, Buraw, and Ragiçe. In English, the names are Gwynedd, Powys, Dumnonia, Drevatia, Kent, London, York, and Rheged. Here is a map of the provinces.

These are the sound changes that happened from Vulgar Latin to Modern Brettaniot.
Spoiler:
Vulgar Latin to Proto-Brettaniot
/ɪ ʊ/ > /i o/
/skʲ/ > /ʃ/
/kkʲ kʲ gʲ/ > /t͡ʃ t͡ʃ j~d͡ʒ/
/Cs Ct/ > /jʃ jt͡ʃ/
/tʲ dʲ/ > /t͡s d͡z/
/i u e o ɛ ɔ a/ > /i u ei ou iə uə æ~iə/ | in open syllables
/p b t d k g/ > /b v d ð g ɣ/ | between vowels
/i u e o ɛ ɔ a/ > /i u ə o ə o ə/ | unstressed
/u o ou ɔ/ > /y u u o/
/j/ > /d͡ʒ/ | word-initially
/jj/ > /d͡ʒ/ | in medial position
/mn kn gn nj/ > /ɲ/
/pl tl kl gl lj/ > /ʎ/
/t d/ > /θ ð/ /_#
Proto-Brettaniot to Old Brettaniot
/ɣ/ > /j/ | after front vowels
/ɣ/ > /w/
/y/ > /i/
/i u/ > /ɪ ʊ/ | unstressed
/iə uə/ > /ɪ ʊ/
/ij uj ɪj ʊj ej oj ɛj aj/ > /i ui ei oi ei oi ei ai/
/iw uw ɪw ʊw ew ow ɛw aw/ > /iu u eu ou eu ou eu au/
/ɪ ʊ/ > /e o/
The phoneme /h/ entered Old Brettaniot through loanwords.
/ə/ > /∅/ | word-finally
/f θ s/ > /v ð z/ | between vowels
/ui iu/ > /y/
Old Brettaniot to Middle Brettaniot
/y/ > /i/
/ɲ ʎ/ > /ɲ ʎ/, /jɲ~jn jʎ~jl/ after vowels
/ɛ/ > /ea/
/θ ð/ > /d/
/oi eu ei ou ea/ > /we jo je wo ja/
/wj jw/ > /wi ju/ | after consonants
/ai au/ > /ei ou/
The phonemes /ai au/ are reintroduced through loanwords.
/VCə/ > /VːC/
/t͡s d͡z/ > /s z/
/ɲ ʎ/ > /jn jl/ | in coda position
/ei ou ai au/ > /iː uː eː oː/ | unstressed
/e o/ > /i u/ (unstressed)
Middle Brettaniot to Early Modern Brettaniot
/Vi Vu/ > /iː uː/
/iː uː eː oː aː/ > /əi əu ei ou a/
/kw gw/ > /p b/
/r/ > /ʁ/ | only in the southeast (it becomes /ɹ/ elsewhere)
/əi əu ei ou/ > /eː oː iː uː/
/oː/ > /aː/ | when a low vowel follows
short /e o/ > /ɛ ɔ/
/a/ > /æ/
/tj dj sj zj/ > /sj zj sj zj/
/s z/ > /ʃ ʒ/ | after /u i j w/
/ɲ ʎ/ > /jn jl/ word-finally and before consonants, but are retained elsewhere.
Early Modern Brettaniot to Modern Brettaniot
/ə/ > /∅/ | VC_CV
Standard Brettaniot (Lundin)
Spoiler:
/r/ > /ʁ/
/i u ɛ ɔ æ/ > /ɪ ʊ ɛ ɔ æ/
/iː uː eː oː aː/ > /iː uː eː oː ɑː/
/Vʁ/ > /Vʁ/ (/Vχ/ before voiceless consonants)
/ei oi ai eu ou au/ > [eɪ oɪ æɪ eʊ oʊ ɑʊ]
/l/ > [l̴]
/ɲ ʎ/ > [nj lj]
And here's the phonology of Modern Brettaniot that most linguistics textbooks in this alternate universe would show you. It is meant to be a universal transcription. This is different from Standard Brettaniot, the dialect spoken in London. From this point forward, we will be merely defining dialectical differences.
Spoiler:
/m n ɲ/ - <m n gn~ni>
/p b t d k g/ - <p b t d c~qu g~gu> (/k g/ are only <qu gu> before the vowels <i>, <y>, and <e>, and /k/ can be written as <c~cq~q> word-finally)
/t͡ʃ d͡ʒ/ - <ci~c gi~g> (/t͡ʃ d͡ʒ/ are only <c g> before the vowels <i>, <y>, and <e>)
/f v s z ʃ/ - <f v s~ss~ç s~z sh~sc> (/ʃ/ is <sc> before front vowels and <s> when coming from former /s/)
/r l ʎ j w/ - <r l gl~li y~i w~u> (the spelling of /ʎ/ is determined etymologically, and /j w/ <i u> except initially, finally, and between vowels)
/kw gw/ - <qu~cu gu>
/i u ə ɛ ɔ æ/ - <i~y~e u~o e e~a o a> (the distinction between <i~y> /i/ and <e~a> /ə/ is determined etymologically)
/iː uː eː oː aː/ - <e~ae o~ao i~y~ai~ay~oi~oy~ae u~au~aw~eu~ew~ao u~au~aw~eu~ew~ao>
(Sequences of /eːC oːC iːC uːC/ can also be written as <iCe uCe eCe oCe>.)
Personal Pronouns:
Subject
Spoiler:
je
ti
ill
illa
nus
vus
ills
illas
Object
Spoiler:
me
te
le
le
nus
vus
les
les
Reflexive
Spoiler:
me
te
se
se
nus
vus
se
se
Disjunctive
Spoiler:
mey
tey
sey
sey
nus
vus
sey
sey
Voting closes on Saturday (August 31st) at 21:00 EDT. Results will be posted around 30 minutes after that.

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by Yrusia » 25 Aug 2019 22:09

218) b
219) b
220) c /iː uː eː oː ɑː/ > [e͡ʊ o͡ʊ ɛː ɔː ɒː]
221) a

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by Artaxes » 25 Aug 2019 22:28

218.a
219.c (like Cedh)
220.c (like Cedh)
221.b
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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by cedh » 25 Aug 2019 23:07

218) a
219) c: /ɪ ʊ ə ɛ ɔ æ/ > [ɪ ʊ ɐ ɛ ɔ ɑ]
220) c: /iː uː eː oː ɑː/ > [eɪ̯ oʊ̯ ɛː ɔː ɑː] after /ʁ/, and [ɪə̯ uə̯ eɐ̯ oɐ̯ ɑː] before /ʁ/
221) a

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by shimobaatar » 26 Aug 2019 06:00

218: a
219: b
220: b
221: a

ABBA…

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by gokupwned5 » 30 Aug 2019 21:31

I'm closing the vote now due to Hurricane Dorian. The posting of the results for the next round will be delayed until further notice. If all goes well, then the results will be posted on Saturday, September 7th. I am working on the next round of questions now. They should be posted shortly.

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by GoshDiggityDangit » 30 Aug 2019 22:59

gokupwned5 wrote:
30 Aug 2019 21:31
I'm closing the vote now due to Hurricane Dorian. The posting of the results for the next round will be delayed until further notice. If all goes well, then the results will be posted on Saturday, September 7th. I am working on the next round of questions now. They should be posted shortly.
Good luck!

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by gokupwned5 » 30 Aug 2019 23:53

The results are in!

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218) How should sequences of /VN/ be realized in Modern Standard Brettaniot?
a) /VN/ > [VN]

220) How will long vowels be pronounced adjacent to /ʁ/?
d) /iː uː eː oː ɑː/ > [eɪ̯ oʊ̯ ɛː ɔː ɑː] after /ʁ/, and [ɪə̯ uə̯ eɐ̯ oɐ̯ ɑː] before /ʁ/ (proposed by cedh)

221) The year is 1900 CE. French revolutionaries in Quebec want independence from Britain. How should Britain react?
a) Grant Quebec its independence.

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To further progress the thread, I used a random number generator to decide this tie. The winner was Option C, proposed by cedh.

219) How will short vowels be pronounced adjacent to /ʁ/?
c) /ɪ ʊ ə ɛ ɔ æ/ > [ɪ ʊ ɐ ɛ ɔ ɑ] (proposed by cedh)

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222) Quebec ended up becoming a republic and remained relatively peaceful and neutral until the present day. For the first time in the history of this thread, we will be switching to a different point of view. We will now be voting from the perspective of the United States of Columbia (Brettaniot: Stats Ynids de Colombie). The year is 1841 CE. The USC is now officially a republic. What should our form of government be?
a) It should be a democracy or republic. This would result in General Wirune DeCaldunie, the current Grand General of the Columbian Army, becoming the first president.
b) It should become a constitutional monarchy. The first possibility is Prince Charles of Prussia becoming king.
c) It should become a constitutional monarchy. The second possibility is Prince Louis of France, the son of King Louis Philippe of France, becoming king.
d) Other.

223) How should the short vowels /i u ə ɛ ɔ æ/ be realized?
a) /i u ə ɛ ɔ æ/ > [i u ʊ ɛ o e] (proposed by GoshDiggityDangit)
List your proposals here!

224) How should the long vowels /iː uː eː oː aː/ be realized?
a) /iː uː eː oː aː/ > [iː uː eː oː aː] (proposed by GoshDiggityDangit)
List your proposals here!

225) How should /r/ be realized?
a) /r/ > [ʁ]
b) /r/ > [ɹ]
c) /r/ > [r]
d) /r/ > [ʋ] (proposed by GoshDiggityDangit)
e) Other.

226) How should the diphthongs /ei oi ai eu ou au/ be realized?
a) /ei oi ai eu ou au/ > [ɛj ɔj aj ɛw ɔw aw]
List your proposals here!

Here are the top 5 major cities in Britain by population. They are all very similar to their OTL counterparts.

1. Lundin (OTL London) - From Latin Londinium
2. Mamoce (OTL Manchester) - From Latim Mamucium
3. Estain de Leme (OTL Liverpool) - Calque of Liverpool / From Old Brettaniot Estagna de Lema "pool of mud"
4. Leynse (OTL Leeds) - From the old Brythonic word Ladenses "people of the fast-flowing river"
5. Tameriuçe (OTL Plymouth) - From an ancient name for the city TAMARI OSTIA "mouth/estuaries of the Tamar"

The 8 provinces of Britain are Vianidoçe, Urduviçe, Dynhunie, Drevaçe, Cança, Lundin, Buraw, and Ragiçe. In English, the names are Gwynedd, Powys, Dumnonia, Drevatia, Kent, London, York, and Rheged. Here is a map of the provinces.

These are the sound changes that happened from Vulgar Latin to Modern Brettaniot.
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Vulgar Latin to Proto-Brettaniot
/ɪ ʊ/ > /i o/
/skʲ/ > /ʃ/
/kkʲ kʲ gʲ/ > /t͡ʃ t͡ʃ j~d͡ʒ/
/Cs Ct/ > /jʃ jt͡ʃ/
/tʲ dʲ/ > /t͡s d͡z/
/i u e o ɛ ɔ a/ > /i u ei ou iə uə æ~iə/ | in open syllables
/p b t d k g/ > /b v d ð g ɣ/ | between vowels
/i u e o ɛ ɔ a/ > /i u ə o ə o ə/ | unstressed
/u o ou ɔ/ > /y u u o/
/j/ > /d͡ʒ/ | word-initially
/jj/ > /d͡ʒ/ | in medial position
/mn kn gn nj/ > /ɲ/
/pl tl kl gl lj/ > /ʎ/
/t d/ > /θ ð/ /_#
Proto-Brettaniot to Old Brettaniot
/ɣ/ > /j/ | after front vowels
/ɣ/ > /w/
/y/ > /i/
/i u/ > /ɪ ʊ/ | unstressed
/iə uə/ > /ɪ ʊ/
/ij uj ɪj ʊj ej oj ɛj aj/ > /i ui ei oi ei oi ei ai/
/iw uw ɪw ʊw ew ow ɛw aw/ > /iu u eu ou eu ou eu au/
/ɪ ʊ/ > /e o/
The phoneme /h/ entered Old Brettaniot through loanwords.
/ə/ > /∅/ | word-finally
/f θ s/ > /v ð z/ | between vowels
/ui iu/ > /y/
Old Brettaniot to Middle Brettaniot
/y/ > /i/
/ɲ ʎ/ > /ɲ ʎ/, /jɲ~jn jʎ~jl/ after vowels
/ɛ/ > /ea/
/θ ð/ > /d/
/oi eu ei ou ea/ > /we jo je wo ja/
/wj jw/ > /wi ju/ | after consonants
/ai au/ > /ei ou/
The phonemes /ai au/ are reintroduced through loanwords.
/VCə/ > /VːC/
/t͡s d͡z/ > /s z/
/ɲ ʎ/ > /jn jl/ | in coda position
/ei ou ai au/ > /iː uː eː oː/ | unstressed
/e o/ > /i u/ (unstressed)
Middle Brettaniot to Early Modern Brettaniot
/Vi Vu/ > /iː uː/
/iː uː eː oː aː/ > /əi əu ei ou a/
/kw gw/ > /p b/
/r/ > /ʁ/ | only in the southeast (it becomes /ɹ/ elsewhere)
/əi əu ei ou/ > /eː oː iː uː/
/oː/ > /aː/ | when a low vowel follows
short /e o/ > /ɛ ɔ/
/a/ > /æ/
/tj dj sj zj/ > /sj zj sj zj/
/s z/ > /ʃ ʒ/ | after /u i j w/
/ɲ ʎ/ > /jn jl/ word-finally and before consonants, but are retained elsewhere.
Early Modern Brettaniot to Modern Brettaniot
/ə/ > /∅/ | VC_CV
Standard Brettaniot (Lundin)
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/r/ > /ʁ/
/i u ɛ ɔ æ/ > /ɪ ʊ ɛ ɔ æ/
/iː uː eː oː aː/ > /iː uː eː oː ɑː/
/Vʁ/ > /Vʁ/ (/Vχ/ before voiceless consonants)
/ei oi ai eu ou au/ > [eɪ oɪ æɪ eʊ oʊ ɑʊ]
/l/ > [l̴]
/ɲ ʎ/ > [nj lj]
/iː uː eː oː ɑː/ > [eɪ̯ oʊ̯ ɛː ɔː ɑː] after /ʁ/, and [ɪə̯ uə̯ eɐ̯ oɐ̯ ɑː] before /ʁ/
/ɪ ʊ ə ɛ ɔ æ/ > [ɪ ʊ ɐ ɛ ɔ ɑ] adjacent to /ʁ/
And here's the phonology of Modern Brettaniot that most linguistics textbooks in this alternate universe would show you. It is meant to be a universal transcription. This is different from Standard Brettaniot, the dialect spoken in London. From this point forward, we will be merely defining dialectical differences.
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/m n ɲ/ - <m n gn~ni>
/p b t d k g/ - <p b t d c~qu g~gu> (/k g/ are only <qu gu> before the vowels <i>, <y>, and <e>, and /k/ can be written as <c~cq~q> word-finally)
/t͡ʃ d͡ʒ/ - <ci~c gi~g> (/t͡ʃ d͡ʒ/ are only <c g> before the vowels <i>, <y>, and <e>)
/f v s z ʃ/ - <f v s~ss~ç s~z sh~sc> (/ʃ/ is <sc> before front vowels and <s> when coming from former /s/)
/r l ʎ j w/ - <r l gl~li y~i w~u> (the spelling of /ʎ/ is determined etymologically, and /j w/ <i u> except initially, finally, and between vowels)
/kw gw/ - <qu~cu gu>
/i u ə ɛ ɔ æ/ - <i~y~e u~o e e~a o a> (the distinction between <i~y> /i/ and <e~a> /ə/ is determined etymologically)
/iː uː eː oː aː/ - <e~ae o~ao i~y~ai~ay~oi~oy~ae u~au~aw~eu~ew~ao u~au~aw~eu~ew~ao>
(Sequences of /eːC oːC iːC uːC/ can also be written as <iCe uCe eCe oCe>.)
Personal Pronouns:
Subject
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je
ti
ill
illa
nus
vus
ills
illas
Object
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me
te
le
le
nus
vus
les
les
Reflexive
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me
te
se
se
nus
vus
se
se
Disjunctive
Spoiler:
mey
tey
sey
sey
nus
vus
sey
sey
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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by gokupwned5 » 30 Aug 2019 23:54

GoshDiggityDangit wrote:
30 Aug 2019 22:59
gokupwned5 wrote:
30 Aug 2019 21:31
I'm closing the vote now due to Hurricane Dorian. The posting of the results for the next round will be delayed until further notice. If all goes well, then the results will be posted on Saturday, September 7th. I am working on the next round of questions now. They should be posted shortly.
Good luck!
Thank you!

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by GoshDiggityDangit » 31 Aug 2019 02:47

222) a
223) [i u ʊ ɛ o e]
224) [iː uː eː oː aː]
225) /r/ > [ʋ]
226) [ɛj ɔj aj ɛw ɔw aw]

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by gokupwned5 » 31 Aug 2019 03:44

I forgot to mention the party system that would be used in the government. As the USC would either be a republic or a constitutional monarchy, there would be political parties as there were in the OTL United States, and other OTL democracies. There are currently three distinct political factions in the USC (Progressive, Centrist, and Democratic).

The Progressive faction leans left and the Democratic faction leans right. The Centrist faction has both left-leaning and right-leaning members, but also a lot of centrists. The Centrist Party mainly supports Populist ideals and supports the abolition of slavery in the USC. The Progressive Party also supports abolishing slavery, and supports industrialization to improve the economy. Centrists also support industrialization. The Democratic Party is the opposite. At the moment, they are indifferent about slavery, and have more traditionalist values.

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Re: British Romance Language Collablang

Post by shimobaatar » 31 Aug 2019 05:19

222: a
223: b ([i u ə ɛ ɔ æ])
224: a
225: c
226: b ([eɪ̯ oɪ̯ aɪ̯ eʊ̯ oʊ̯ aʊ̯])

What are the major cities/regions of the USC?
gokupwned5 wrote:
30 Aug 2019 23:54
GoshDiggityDangit wrote:
30 Aug 2019 22:59
gokupwned5 wrote:
30 Aug 2019 21:31
I'm closing the vote now due to Hurricane Dorian. The posting of the results for the next round will be delayed until further notice. If all goes well, then the results will be posted on Saturday, September 7th. I am working on the next round of questions now. They should be posted shortly.
Good luck!
Thank you!
[+1] Stay safe!

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