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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by spanick » 05 Dec 2018 17:16

Day 5

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bullir - /buʎɨɾ/
V. “to boil” from Latin bullio

Nortsääenglisch

breicht - /bɾɛɪçt/
Adj. “bright” from Old English berht

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by Jackk » 05 Dec 2018 18:28

5th December

Boral:
hydromovour /ˌhidʀomoˈvuʀ/ ~ [ˌçidʁoməˈvʊɐ̯]
noun. microwave, a device for the heating of food via microwave radiation
From Ancient Greek hydro- "water" and Latin moveo "move"
Often shortened to dromov [dʁɔˈmɔv]

PZ:
lahandu /ˈlaxantu/ ~ [ˈlɑɣɑ̃du]
noun. candle, stick of wax and wick which can be lit to emit light
From Modern English "light candle"
Eresse anga paris cur neduc, a san teonga.
The only thing more dangerous than doubt is certainty.

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by KaiTheHomoSapien » 05 Dec 2018 18:59

5th

suhpì /sux.'pi/ - beside, next to

Ándalas ánkei suhpì nángeti.

"The boy stands near the house".

I know this isn't theme-related, but Lihmelinyan is still severely lacking in adpositions.

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by ixals » 05 Dec 2018 20:59

:con: some romlang

Lexember 5th

temer /tiˈmɛʜ/ v. 2 - to fear, to be afraid
  • From Latin timēre "to fear".
Last edited by ixals on 06 Dec 2018 21:34, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by brblues » 05 Dec 2018 21:52

shimobaatar wrote:
05 Dec 2018 08:44


mēkyat /ˈmeːkjat/ (n.) moon, moonlight

Turns out we had a similar idea there, and your lang also appears to be ergative-absolutive [B)]

Lexember 5:

pnałas n
moonlight, full moon

Etymology:
pnało ("night)" + as ("day, sun, daylight") - basically "night sun"

For the moon itself, pnałusa is used rather.

Example sentence:


mara gú ù-máná mù, pnałas yel łómha sada à-núshán
good ADV INTR.INDEF.look TOP moonlight CLF ERG.thing other TR.DEF-'more than'[verbal]



NB: TOP only relates to topics of comparison and is not often used as a general topic marker; the verb "núshán", which is used for comparisons, comes from the noun for "large size" (and is only used for inanimates).

"In the discipline of looking good, moonlighty things surpass others" [:S] => "Everything looks better in moonlight" [:D]

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by Tuyono » 06 Dec 2018 01:51

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Day 5

mbieĺimbi̯eʎi̯] (v.) heat in order to harden; fire in a kiln

ula nambieĺi saatver vara ehasa.
be.neccessary.IPF.3SG VN-fire bowl-OBL this-INAN.OBL all-INAN.OBL
All these bowls need firing.

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by Corphishy » 06 Dec 2018 04:40

Day 4 & 5
*dāγe adj. white, bright

*γek n. blanket; cloak, coat
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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by Iyionaku » 06 Dec 2018 09:00

Lexember 6th - Yélian

blidvèla [blɨdˈvɛːlɐ] - to give consideration to; show consideration for; to take into account; to look out after

Etymology: from blida (to watch) + vèla (to look out for)

Can tyataniycturien vat azavo, ianrarblidvèlaven a'fectiveloran væ fádakstat.
[kɐn t͡ʃɐˌtanaiˈtuɾɪ̯ən vɐt ɐˈɟaːʋɔ̈, ɪ̯ɐnɾɐd̟blɨdˈvɛlɐʋən ɐˌɸə̆tɨˈʋeːlɔ̈ɾɐn və ˈɸaːdɐkstɐt]
for ABL-successful-finish-1PLIN DEM project, NEC-at_all_costs-give_consideration_to-JUS.1PLIN DEF.ANIM=employee-PL at production_place
In order to take that project to a success, we have to consider the employees at the production site at all costs.
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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by Lao Kou » 06 Dec 2018 10:34

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4th - tumukapwíbs [tuˌmukaˈpwibs] n. tag (children's game)

Chöik sékletsöip lé chö tumuküapwíbsöt chü mörveksüv chöik zçövatsöid vrí travnath.
DEF.PL child-NOM.PL AUX.PAST DEF tag-ACC DEF yard-LOC DEF.PL hydrangea-POST.PL among make
The children were playing tag amid the hydrangeas in the garden
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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by shimobaatar » 06 Dec 2018 12:16

Y²KS (Day 6):

mēnyat /ˈmeːnjat/ (n.) ice, cold
  • From Proto-Yaunite *mayn- "ice" + *-iźiad "INTR.GOV.PL"
  • Plurale tantum
Derivations and Related Terms:
Spoiler:
mēnsulī /ˈmeːnsuliː/ (adj.) icy, having the qualities of ice, cold
  • From Proto-Yaunite *mayn- "ice" + *-sul- "ADJZ" + *-iźi "INTR.GOV.SG"
mēnwa /ˈmeːnwa/ (v.) to cool, to freeze
  • From Proto-Yaunite *mayn- "ice" + *-uwa "3s.PRES.IND"
mēnyaswa /ˈmeːnjaswa/ (v.) to preserve, to keep, to store, to conserve
  • From Proto-Yaunite *mayn- "ice" + *-yaš- "CAUS" + *-uwa "3s.PRES.IND"
minyubī /ˈminjubiː/ (n.) mountain, snow-capped mountain, peak, summit
  • From Proto-Yaunite *mayn- "ice" + *-yub- "house" + *-iźi "INTR.GOV.SG"
  • Due to the nature of the climate of the Yaunite homeland, snow and naturally occurring ice are primarily associated with tall mountains
mēngikkilə /ˈmeːngikkilə/ (n.) heretic, infidel, heathen
  • From Old Abil maîŋiˀkilə "icy one, cold one", from Proto-Yaunite *mayn- "ice" + *-iḳ- "person, demonym" + *-iźi "INTR.GOV.SG"
  • Originally in reference to the religion of the Abil, but increasingly used in a secular, academic sense: "uneducated person"
  • Colloquially, it is sometimes used as an insult, roughly equivalent to "dumbass, idiot"
Example:

Wō-mēngikkis, kēwi šu-minyubaman kiwayyin fiš-šuḥāman uršēdaman jiryasūjmi!
wō=mēngikk-is kēwi šu=minyub-aman kiwa-yyin fiš=šuḥa-aman uršēd-aman jiryas-ūj-mi
o=heretic-ERG.ABSL.SG 3p.ERG to=mountain-ERG.GOV.SG.DEF path-ABS.GOV.SG.DEF in=DEM-ERG.GOV.SG.DEF day-ERG.GOV.SG.DEF close-PST.IND-PL
Hey idiot, the road to the mountain's closed today!


brblues wrote:
05 Dec 2018 21:52
Turns out we had a similar idea there, and your lang also appears to be ergative-absolutive [B)]
Wow, great minds think alike (although the language I've been using is only ergative in its case marking)! "moonlight" definitely fits with the theme, but my justification for including the derived words with meanings related to "darkness" was that "the absence of light" is still related to "light" in some way. [xD]

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by spanick » 06 Dec 2018 17:53

Day 6 – St. Nicholas Day

Túrnnu

Säntu Nícel - /sɛntʌ naɪkl̩/
proper name "Saint Nicholas"

chärben - /ˈʃɛɾbn̩/
masculine noun: “coal” from the oblique forms of Latin carbō.

Nortsääenglisch

Sankt Niklaas - /zaŋkt nɪklaːs/
Proper name “Saint Nicholas” also known as Sankt Klaas and Sanklaas.

kou - /kou/
neuter noun, “coal” from Old English col.

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by Jackk » 06 Dec 2018 18:28

6th December

Boral:
accaldar /ˌakalˈdar/ ~ [ˌʔakɐɫˈdɑɐ̯] (Capital [ˌʔakuˈdɑː])
intransitive verb warm up, become warmer
From a- -ar, an inchoative derivation, and calt < Latin calidus "warm"

PZ:
unsauf ap /ˈunsauf ˌap/ ~ [ˈũːnzawf ˌap]
intransitive verb warm up, become warmer
From Modern English "warm (my/your)self up"
Eresse anga paris cur neduc, a san teonga.
The only thing more dangerous than doubt is certainty.

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by Tuyono » 06 Dec 2018 20:00

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Day 5

vehad [βeˈhɑd] (n. inan.) candle

tambar vara mijvihaan vehad heici.
day-OBL this-INAN.OBL light.PFV-1PL candle five-INAN.ACC
Today we lit five candles

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by brblues » 06 Dec 2018 21:39

Lexember 6:

nákit (bì- / bù-) verb intr to warm up, to keep oneself warm

Etymology:

be-ì/ù-nákit
CAUS-INTR-'feel warm'; the latter from nakat /'nakhath/ the quality of being warm
The schwa of the causative prefix is "swallowed" by the long vowel of the verbal prefix.

Example sentence:

klayo kukūno ù-rábá peh sao, ket b-ù-nákit tava sao
cat POSS.group INTR.DEF 1sg LOC and CAUS-INTR.DEF-warm fire LOC

"A group of cats came to me and warmed up besides the fire"

NB: The locative postposition "sao" is only used if referring to a motion towards the deictic centre or a location near it.

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by KaiTheHomoSapien » 06 Dec 2018 21:59

6th

metázan - olive, olive tree

"Drūs metáza šúyayai étlkan" - "I picked seven olives yesterday".

drūs - seven
šúyayai - adv. in its own right, archaic loc. of šúyayas, "the other day"
telk- verb "pick, pluck"

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by ixals » 06 Dec 2018 22:01

:con: some romlang

Lexember 6th

aimaçán /ɛ.məˈsʲɐ̃/ n., m. - warehouse
  • From Andalusian Arabic al-maḵzan "storeroom, depository".
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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by IEPH » 07 Dec 2018 05:01

Carpetanian Word(s) of the Day - 5 December (sinced I missed yesterday; I'll do today's word tomorrow)

luz /ɫuz/
Plural Form: lüz

Etymology: From Old Span. luz, from Lat. lūcem, accusative of lūx, from P.-I. *louks, from the P.I.E. root *lewk- (“white; light; bright”).

Type: feminine noun
1) light
2) (anatomy) lumen
3) (figuratively, usually in the plural) brightness, intelligence
4) (figuratively) focus, point of view, understanding
5) (electricity) electric power

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by shimobaatar » 07 Dec 2018 06:39

Y²KS (Day 7):

ˤēbbī /ˈʕeːbbiː/ (adj.) red
  • From Proto-Yaunite *ˀayilb- "red" + *-iźi "INTR.GOV.SG"
  • Can also be used as a noun referring to the color
Derivations and Related Terms:
Spoiler:
ˤēbbəḥōbī /ˈʕeːbbəħoːbiː/ (adj.) orange, pink, light red
  • From Proto-Yaunite *ˀayilb- "red" + *-ḫawub- "DIM" + *-iźi "INTR.GOV.SG"
  • Can also be used as a noun referring to the color
ˤēbbəbikī /ˈʕeːbbəbikiː/ (adj.) dark red, intense red, blood red, crimson, scarlet
  • From Proto-Yaunite *ˀayilb- "red" + *-bik- "AUG" + *-iźi "INTR.GOV.SG"
  • Can also be used as a noun referring to the color
gēbbirgēlə /ˈgeːbbirgeːlə/ (n.) intestine
  • From Old Abil ŋaîlbbiřelə (6) "intestine", from Proto-Yaunite *ˀayilb- "red" + *biˤ- "snake" + *-iźi "INTR.GOV.SG"
Example:

Činul yubwēn ˤēbbin.
činul yub-wēn ˤēbb-in
1s.GEN house-ABS.CONSTR.SG.DEF red-ABS.ABSLT.SG.DEF
My house is red.

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by gestaltist » 07 Dec 2018 11:38

I'm not able to participate regularly in Lexember this year but I realized I haven't coined any new Nakarian words in a long time, so let me pop in and out of this thread. I'll coin 7 words today to catch up:

1) nẹ́zu - "partition, sorting, act of being separated or divided"
2) ệnzẹ̉ - "separation, loss, division" (from the same root as the above)
3) Proto-Nakarian verbal root *qiʈ meaning "to experience pain, to hurt" - only has reflexes in compounds with incorporated nouns in modern Nakarian
4) nẹ̉kkû - "to long for something or someone, to miss something or someone" (transitive verb) (from the roots used in 1 and 3)
5) nẹzùȝȝû - "to feel lonely, divided or conflicted" (intrasitive verb) (from the same roots as above)
6) nẹ̉khuzòr - "strong longing or nostalgia" (nominalization of 5) - also the name of a Nakarian festival ("The Longing")
7) nẹ̉kkûnoo - "dissatisfaction, feeling of incompleteness or not being satiated" (another nominalization of 5)

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Re: Lexember 2018

Post by brblues » 07 Dec 2018 18:23

Lexember 7:

tovo noun ['thovo]
1. fireplace/stove/location of fire in a house 2. campfire site 3. ritual fire

Etymology:

tava "fire", in vowel pattern o-o for man-made locations.

Example:

Páha gọmásma à-yálún, kamù tovó untạn!
ERG.1sg COP.ghost TR.DEF-think really COP.campfire PST
"I thought it was a ghost, but turned out to be a campfire!"

Extra word for the weekend!

tọvodao noun cosy(ness)

Etymology:
tovo-DIM

Example:

Peh sao ù-şpávó mù, tọvodao kem ómo tanha og ştugro à-náshón
1sg LOC INTR.INDEF-help TOP cosy CLF ERG.house four CLF horse TR.DEF-'more than' [verbal]

Literally: In terms of helping me (being useful to me), a cosy house is bigger than four horses.

"For me, a cosy house is better than four horses".

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