Guess The Language!!!

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by Birdlang » 31 Dec 2014 11:28

Madurese?
Ꭓꭓ Ʝʝ Ɬɬ Ɦɦ Ɡɡ Ɥɥ Ɫɫ Ɽɽ Ɑɑ Ɱɱ Ɐɐ Ɒɒ Ɓɓ Ɔɔ Ɖɖ Ɗɗ Əə Ɛɛ Ɠɠ Ɣɣ Ɯɯ Ɲɲ Ɵɵ Ʀʀ Ʃʃ Ʈʈ Ʊʊ Ʋʋ Ʒʒ Ꞵꞵ Ʉʉ Ʌʌ Ŋŋ Ɂɂ Ɪɪ Ææ Øø Ð𠌜 Ɜɜ Ǝɘ

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by Dezinaa » 31 Dec 2014 20:28

Birdlang wrote:Madurese?
No.

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by Birdlang » 01 Jan 2015 23:28

Manam or Lihir?
Ꭓꭓ Ʝʝ Ɬɬ Ɦɦ Ɡɡ Ɥɥ Ɫɫ Ɽɽ Ɑɑ Ɱɱ Ɐɐ Ɒɒ Ɓɓ Ɔɔ Ɖɖ Ɗɗ Əə Ɛɛ Ɠɠ Ɣɣ Ɯɯ Ɲɲ Ɵɵ Ʀʀ Ʃʃ Ʈʈ Ʊʊ Ʋʋ Ʒʒ Ꞵꞵ Ʉʉ Ʌʌ Ŋŋ Ɂɂ Ɪɪ Ææ Øø Ð𠌜 Ɜɜ Ǝɘ

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by Dezinaa » 05 Jan 2015 05:03

Birdlang wrote:Manam or Lihir?
No.

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by Birdlang » 08 Jan 2015 15:53

Are you allowed to give hints???
Ꭓꭓ Ʝʝ Ɬɬ Ɦɦ Ɡɡ Ɥɥ Ɫɫ Ɽɽ Ɑɑ Ɱɱ Ɐɐ Ɒɒ Ɓɓ Ɔɔ Ɖɖ Ɗɗ Əə Ɛɛ Ɠɠ Ɣɣ Ɯɯ Ɲɲ Ɵɵ Ʀʀ Ʃʃ Ʈʈ Ʊʊ Ʋʋ Ʒʒ Ꞵꞵ Ʉʉ Ʌʌ Ŋŋ Ɂɂ Ɪɪ Ææ Øø Ð𠌜 Ɜɜ Ǝɘ

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by Dezinaa » 08 Jan 2015 16:24

It's a South Halmahera language.

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by Birdlang » 10 Jan 2015 13:10

Taba.
Ꭓꭓ Ʝʝ Ɬɬ Ɦɦ Ɡɡ Ɥɥ Ɫɫ Ɽɽ Ɑɑ Ɱɱ Ɐɐ Ɒɒ Ɓɓ Ɔɔ Ɖɖ Ɗɗ Əə Ɛɛ Ɠɠ Ɣɣ Ɯɯ Ɲɲ Ɵɵ Ʀʀ Ʃʃ Ʈʈ Ʊʊ Ʋʋ Ʒʒ Ꞵꞵ Ʉʉ Ʌʌ Ŋŋ Ɂɂ Ɪɪ Ææ Øø Ð𠌜 Ɜɜ Ǝɘ

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by Dezinaa » 10 Jan 2015 14:14

Yes!

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Post by Birdlang » 10 Jan 2015 21:22

Wa qi nu'ymmasintha, qi ḡa'ḡapnds. Q̓i'p̓nxʼidi nu'snthasi ḡi wi'sms ḡa'ḡapnnds du qi ḡnm's ḡa'ḡapnds. Wa lids gey̓axc̓ya'sads hs Ba'xᵒbakᵒalanusiwaklawadsx̄i la qids ḡya'layadsx̄i, ḡᵒiksukᵒla'sasi gi msla qn la'qyamasisi n̓okᵒs bgᵒa'nm. Hide' Ba'xᵒbakᵒalanusiwaklasugilhadssi la qids Ga'layads Bgᵒa'nmx̄i. Lanugᵒanu'sathin̓utha hs qik... nis q̓alh nu'ymmnds hs qi ma'kokᵒs ḡa'ḡapnds.

Hn'dhmw̓sm sa'w̓ati hs qids Ga'layads Bgᵒa'nmx̄i, du lhk̓ᵒis. Ha, gu'gᵒisʼina... nwa'qlayax̄i... du sa'smasi – sk̓okᵒ sa'smadssi – li gu'gᵒisʼina la ʼux̄ᵒdha'ʼis hs wa'yax̄i. Ḡla'm̓isl̓i qn ma':miisi ʼinix̄ᵒ la'xʼathlath zw̓n. Ḡᵒe'la qids Ga'layads Bgᵒa'nmx̄i, qi ʼugᵒliza'd gids w̓ax̄a qids li':lk̓ᵒinix̄ᵒax̄i la ḡya'layadsx̄i qi qn ge'qyamasi qi hm'sayasi. Ha ḡᵒe'la qi.
Ꭓꭓ Ʝʝ Ɬɬ Ɦɦ Ɡɡ Ɥɥ Ɫɫ Ɽɽ Ɑɑ Ɱɱ Ɐɐ Ɒɒ Ɓɓ Ɔɔ Ɖɖ Ɗɗ Əə Ɛɛ Ɠɠ Ɣɣ Ɯɯ Ɲɲ Ɵɵ Ʀʀ Ʃʃ Ʈʈ Ʊʊ Ʋʋ Ʒʒ Ꞵꞵ Ʉʉ Ʌʌ Ŋŋ Ɂɂ Ɪɪ Ææ Øø Ð𠌜 Ɜɜ Ǝɘ

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by k1234567890y » 11 Jan 2015 16:12

Haisla?
I prefer to not be referred to with masculine pronouns and nouns such as “he/him/his”.

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by Birdlang » 11 Jan 2015 20:54

Yes. Did you know because of the x-macrons and g-macrons and raised rings?
Ꭓꭓ Ʝʝ Ɬɬ Ɦɦ Ɡɡ Ɥɥ Ɫɫ Ɽɽ Ɑɑ Ɱɱ Ɐɐ Ɒɒ Ɓɓ Ɔɔ Ɖɖ Ɗɗ Əə Ɛɛ Ɠɠ Ɣɣ Ɯɯ Ɲɲ Ɵɵ Ʀʀ Ʃʃ Ʈʈ Ʊʊ Ʋʋ Ʒʒ Ꞵꞵ Ʉʉ Ʌʌ Ŋŋ Ɂɂ Ɪɪ Ææ Øø Ð𠌜 Ɜɜ Ǝɘ

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by k1234567890y » 12 Jan 2015 09:47

Birdlang wrote:Yes. Did you know because of the x-macrons and g-macrons and raised rings?
I just googled it(using google can be seen as a form of cheating?), and originally I supposed Haisla a conlang until I googled for the Haisla language and found that it's actually an aboriginal language of North America...
I prefer to not be referred to with masculine pronouns and nouns such as “he/him/his”.

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by Birdlang » 12 Jan 2015 11:07

k1234567890y wrote:
Birdlang wrote:Yes. Did you know because of the x-macrons and g-macrons and raised rings?
I just googled it(using google can be seen as a form of cheating?), and originally I supposed Haisla a conlang until I googled for the Haisla language and found that it's actually an aboriginal language of North America...
If you googled the text, that is cheating.
Ꭓꭓ Ʝʝ Ɬɬ Ɦɦ Ɡɡ Ɥɥ Ɫɫ Ɽɽ Ɑɑ Ɱɱ Ɐɐ Ɒɒ Ɓɓ Ɔɔ Ɖɖ Ɗɗ Əə Ɛɛ Ɠɠ Ɣɣ Ɯɯ Ɲɲ Ɵɵ Ʀʀ Ʃʃ Ʈʈ Ʊʊ Ʋʋ Ʒʒ Ꞵꞵ Ʉʉ Ʌʌ Ŋŋ Ɂɂ Ɪɪ Ææ Øø Ð𠌜 Ɜɜ Ǝɘ

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by elemtilas » 12 Jan 2015 19:59

Birdlang wrote:
k1234567890y wrote:
Birdlang wrote:I just googled it(using google can be seen as a form of cheating?)
If you googled the text, that is cheating.
It's called using your noodle!

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by Porphyrogenitos » 13 Jan 2015 01:50

Well...who shall provide the next language?

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by k1234567890y » 14 Jan 2015 19:15

let me provide the next language(Romanized):

* abka de deyere gasha bi, na de feksire gurgu bi.

* si mimbe buyembio?

* bi simbe buyembi.

* ice aniya sebjen okini.

* si arka be omime cihalambio?

* bi arka be omime chihakarakū.

* šun bucike.

* si ai be cihalambi?

* si coohiyan i niyalma kai, geli ai šolo de nikan i gisun be mujakū sain i taciha?

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by Avo » 14 Jan 2015 19:23

Manchu and Slovakian.

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by k1234567890y » 14 Jan 2015 19:24

Avo wrote:Manchu and Slovakian.
you just got it :)(although I just deleted the Slovakian part...)
I prefer to not be referred to with masculine pronouns and nouns such as “he/him/his”.

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by sangi39 » 14 Jan 2015 19:59

On the note of what constitutes cheating, IIRC, we never really established any formal rules for this game, but generally speaking googling the sample has been considered cheating.

There are, overall, three ways answers have been reached in the past:

1) Narrowing down options by guessing geographical location or familial affiliation.
2) Narrowing down options based on apparent phonology or orthography.
3) Just knowing the language or the sample.
You can tell the same lie a thousand times,
But it never gets any more true,
So close your eyes once more and once more believe
That they all still believe in you.
Just one time.

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Re: Guess The Language!!!

Post by elemtilas » 14 Jan 2015 20:06

sangi39 wrote:On the note of what constitutes cheating, IIRC, we never really established any formal rules for this game, but generally speaking googling the sample has been considered cheating.

There are, overall, three ways answers have been reached in the past:

1) Narrowing down options by guessing geographical location or familial affiliation.
2) Narrowing down options based on apparent phonology or orthography.
3) Just knowing the language or the sample.
Fair enough!

Okay, try this one:

Je suis le commencemenT de quelque chose. I don't know exactly what, mais dE quelque chose. Soy cubano; nací e n La Habana fifty-two years ago et maintenant me hallo in this c onvalescent home. Mi padre fue cubano y mi madre francesca, francesca de Francia, no de Haití o del Canadá. Tenía veinte años in 1933, cuando salí de la isla in order to go to Miami con intenciones de vivir allí. Pero dos años después j'ai quitté Miami para vivir in Los Angeles où je suis resté despouis ce temps-là.

I can't find it on Google, so no way to cheat!

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