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Attempts of a new collablang

Post by k1234567890y » 04 Aug 2018 17:06

gotta make a new attempt of collaborative a priori lang.

Below are the votes:

1) size of consonant inventories?
a. small(14 consonants or less)
b. moderately small(15-18 consonants)
c. average(19-25 consonants)
d. moderately large(26-33 consonants)
e. large(34 consonants or more)

2) size of vowel inventories?
a. small(4 vowels or less)
b. average(5 or 6 vowels)
c. large(7 vowels or more)

3) Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives
a. No voicing constrast
b. In plosives alone
c. In fricatives alone
d. In both plosives and fricatives

4) Should we have uvulars?
a. None
b. Uvular stops only
c. Uvular continuants only
d. Uvular stops and continuants

5) Should we have glottalized consonants?

a. No glottalized consonants
b. Ejectives onl
c. Implosives only
d. Glottalized resonants only
e. Ejectives and implosives
f. Ejectives and glottalized resonants
g. Implosives and glottalized resonants
h. Ejectives, implosives, and glottalized resonants

6) What should we do about lateral consonants?

a. No laterals
b. /l/, no obstruent laterals
c. Laterals, but no /l/, no obstruent laterals
d. /l/ and lateral obstruent
e. No /l/, but lateral obstruents

7) Should we have a phonemic velar nasal? e.g. velar nasal as a phoneme, not just an allophone of /n/ before velar consonants.
a. Initial velar nasal
b. No initial velar nasal
c. No velar nasal

8) Should the language evolve from a proto-lang diachronically?
a. Yes
b. No
I prefer to not be referred to with masculine pronouns and nouns such as “he/him/his”.

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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by shimobaatar » 04 Aug 2018 17:22

1: b
2: b
3: b
4: b
5: a
6: d
7: a
8: a

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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by Tanni » 04 Aug 2018 17:31

1) size of consonant inventories?
b. moderately small(15-18 consonants)

2) size of vowel inventories?
c. large(7 vowels or more)

3) Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives
c. In fricatives alone

4) Should we have uvulars?
a. None

5) Should we have glottalized consonants?

a. No glottalized consonants

6) What should we do about lateral consonants?

e. No /l/, but lateral obstruents

7) Should we have a phonemic velar nasal? e.g. velar nasal as a phoneme, not just an allophone of /n/ before velar consonants.
a. Initial velar nasal
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by idov » 05 Aug 2018 16:11

1) e.
2) a.
3) a.
4) a.
5) e.
6) Is having several laterals, none of them obstruent, an option? Example: /l ʎ/ If not: a.
7) b.
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by k1234567890y » 05 Aug 2018 17:40

idov wrote:
05 Aug 2018 16:11
6) Is having several laterals, none of them obstruent, an option? Example: /l ʎ/ If not: a.
it is counted as b.
I prefer to not be referred to with masculine pronouns and nouns such as “he/him/his”.

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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by gestaltist » 06 Aug 2018 10:26

I like to vote on these threads. Although they usually die sooner than I would like.

My votes:

1e
2a
3c
4a
5h
6d
7a
8a

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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by shanoxilt » 20 Aug 2018 02:55

Contact me when we get to semantics, syntax, or morphology.
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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by this_is_an_account » 24 Aug 2018 05:32

I hope this is still going.

1: C~D~E
2: A~B
3: A~C
4: D
5: A~B~F
6: D (Does this include glottalized L if we get glottalized resonants?)
7: B~C
8: B

Sorry if these are too vague.

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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by Porphyrogenitos » 24 Aug 2018 08:53

My votes:

1) size of consonant inventories?
b. moderately small(15-18 consonants)

2) size of vowel inventories?
b. average(5 or 6 vowels)

3) Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives
b. In plosives alone

4) Should we have uvulars?
d. Uvular stops and continuants

5) Should we have glottalized consonants?
a. No glottalized consonants

6) What should we do about lateral consonants?
b. /l/, no obstruent laterals

7) Should we have a phonemic velar nasal? e.g. velar nasal as a phoneme, not just an allophone of /n/ before velar consonants.
a. Initial velar nasal

8) Should the language evolve from a proto-lang diachronically?
b. No

(it should, essentially, be the proto-language. we will introduce rules such that it shall have an underlying structure reflecting a more regular earlier stage, discernible through internal reconstruction, and a surface structure reflecting its present-day stage.)

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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by CarsonDaConlanger » 22 Oct 2018 16:01

Where are we at on this? Could we tally the votes and move on?
1) size of consonant inventories?
b. moderately small(15-18 consonants)

2) size of vowel inventories?
b. average(5 or 6 vowels)


3) Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives
b. In plosives alone

4) Should we have uvulars?
a. None

5) Should we have glottalized consonants?
a. No glottalized consonants

6) What should we do about lateral consonants?
b. /l/, no obstruent laterals

7) Should we have a phonemic velar nasal? e.g. velar nasal as a phoneme, not just an allophone of /n/ before velar consonants.
c. No velar nasal

8) Should the language evolve from a proto-lang diachronically?
b. No

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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by Nachtuil » 23 Oct 2018 04:28

1) d
2) b
3) b
4) b
5) b
6) c
7) c
8) b

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Re: Attempts of a new collablang

Post by jimydog000 » 26 Oct 2018 14:05

1) size of consonant inventories?
d. moderately large(26-33 consonants)

2) size of vowel inventories?
a. small(4 vowels or less)

3) Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives
d. In both plosives and fricatives

4) Should we have uvulars?
a. None

5) Should we have glottalized consonants?
h. Ejectives, implosives, and glottalized resonants

6) What should we do about lateral consonants?
b. /l/, no obstruent laterals

7) Should we have a phonemic velar nasal? e.g. velar nasal as a phoneme, not just an allophone of /n/ before velar consonants.
c. No velar nasal

8) Should the language evolve from a proto-lang diachronically?
a. Yes

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