What will not kill you makes you stronger.

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Re: What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.

Post by Imralu » 02 Nov 2015 01:41

EPIC NECRO!

:con: Ngolu:

Bazuas a kka builo.
toughen NOM.3s.NSPC.INAN NEG kill
"Anything that doesn't kill toughens."

A kka builo ibazua.
NOM.3s.NSPC.INAN NEG kill PRED-toughen
"What anything that doesn't kill does is toughen."
Glossing Abbreviations: COMP = comparative, C = complementiser, ACS / ICS = accessible / inaccessible, GDV = gerundive, SPEC / NSPC = specific / non-specific, AG = agent, E = entity (person, animal, thing)
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Re: What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.

Post by Lao Kou » 02 Nov 2015 09:41

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Tsobíkhs lüv fít nggavökh sho, söb lüv sít höi rakusöth íe ban nöi hökh.
what-NOM.NEG AUX.TRANSC.IMPERS 1SG-ACC.NEG kill PTCL, 3SG-NOM AUX.TRANSC.IMPERS 1SG-ACC PTCL strong-NOM more-AdADJ PTCL.CAUS be be.such
Was mich nicht umbringt, macht mich stärker.
What does not kill me makes me stronger.
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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by druneragarsh » 02 Nov 2015 14:05

Mira
Mu xa-je tampu-h paike-te-je
what no-3s kill-CONNEG strong-CAUS-3s
What does not kill makes stronger.

(Though I'm not happy with the "mu" at the start. Hmm. I'll have to think some more.)
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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by HoskhMatriarch » 02 Nov 2015 16:41

druneragarsh wrote:Mira
Mu xa-je tampu-h paike-te-je
what no-3s kill-CONNEG strong-CAUS-3s
What does not kill makes stronger.

(Though I'm not happy with the "mu" at the start. Hmm. I'll have to think some more.)
Well, some languages do headless relative clauses without "what", or you could do "the thing that does not..." instead.
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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by Imralu » 02 Nov 2015 17:12

HoskhMatriarch wrote:Well, some languages do headless relative clauses without "what", or you could do "the thing that does not..." instead.
Imralu wrote:Bazuas a kka builo.
toughen NOM.3s.NSPC.INAN NEG kill
"Anything that doesn't kill toughens."
Basically, the "a" can be thought of as "anything that ...".
Glossing Abbreviations: COMP = comparative, C = complementiser, ACS / ICS = accessible / inaccessible, GDV = gerundive, SPEC / NSPC = specific / non-specific, AG = agent, E = entity (person, animal, thing)
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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by Prinsessa » 03 Nov 2015 12:53

Something like this, maybe.

haβuo taŋŋou-mə
strong-TR death<SUBJ>-TR.REL=NEG

Note: TR stands for transitive but often has a causative meaning.

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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by All4Ɇn » 03 Nov 2015 23:56

:con: Thrinn
Þat murd þig nen, do þig åghlera.
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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by HoskhMatriarch » 04 Nov 2015 23:56

Well, I don't know how I want to make comparatives, so this is just "what kills you not makes you strong", but whatever...

Seccżorsimri rozasṃsot.
[ˈsɛx.zɔːˤˌsɪm.ʀɪ ˈʀoː.t͡saˌsm̩.sɔt]
secc-żor-sim-ri ro-za-sṃ-sot
kill-NEG-2S.FAM.OBJ-REL.SS strong-CAUS-2S.FAM.OBJ-3S.NEUT.SUB

I'm going go go back and redo this once I have indefinite conjugations though since in the original German version it's indefinite and not talking to anyone in particular. I'm just too eager to translate things now mostly.

Prinsessa wrote:Something like this, maybe.

haβuo taŋŋou-mə
strong-TR death<SUBJ>-TR.REL=NEG

Note: TR stands for transitive but often has a causative meaning.
Wow, that's concise, and I don't even understand how it works.
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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by k1234567890y » 06 Nov 2015 12:02

:con: Lonmai Luna/Liunan(romanization)

Mal modo kuta kati gail kodat kati.
/mal modo kutá kati gail kodát katí/
REL NEG kill 2.SG CAUS be.strong 2.SG.(interlinear)
What will not kill you makes you stronger.

:con: Urban Basanawa

何とね殺だと爾作くと爾強かる
/wat nɛ du:dət dɪ mɑ:kt dɪ starkər/
wat ne doodet di maket di starker(romanization)
what NEG kill-3.SG.PRES 2.SG.OBL make-3.SG.PRES 2.SG.OBL strong-COMPARATIVE(interlinear)
What will not kill you makes you stronger.
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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by Plusquamperfekt » 06 Nov 2015 19:47

Miwonša:

Čwasta žai ničkifišan, sja chazifišan.

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čwast-a žai ničk-if-iš-an, sja chaz-if-iš-an
REL-NOM not kill-3SG-2SG-IPFV, that strong-3SG-2SG-IPFV.

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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by Inkcube-Revolver » 08 Nov 2015 07:58

Nalash: Jeyán čes skúsléget áre igónta áre spunya. – “That which kills you not stronger you will be.” lit. "That.DAT which NEG.kill.3s pres. you.ACC. strong.SUPERLATIVE. you.ACC. be.3s.future

A lang related to Nalash: Án-yeš kúaslógte ár gjónaß ár sfey. DEF-PRN-DAT-prefix. NEG-3s-kill-CONT PRES. you-ACC. strong-SUPERLATIVE. you-ACC. be-2s-FTR.
"For that which kills not you stronger you shall be."
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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by Imralu » 09 Nov 2015 10:36

HoskhMatriarch wrote:
Prinsessa wrote:Something like this, maybe.

haβuo taŋŋou-mə
strong-TR death<SUBJ>-TR.REL=NEG

Note: TR stands for transitive but often has a causative meaning.
Wow, that's concise, and I don't even understand how it works.
Well, as far as I can see, it's basically

haβuo strong-TR = "make strong" [predicate]
taŋŋou-mə death<SUBJ>-TR.REL=NEG = "that which doesn't make death" [subject]

It looks like more or less the same structure as my lang:
Imralu wrote:Bazuas a kka builo.
toughen NOM.3s.NSPC.INAN NEG kill
"Anything that doesn't kill toughens."
I didn't gloss it, but the -u- in bazuas and builo is a causative infix.
baza > buaza = tough > toughen
bi + lau > bilo = stop + live > die
bi > bui > builo = stop.INTR > stop.TR > kill
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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by Thrice Xandvii » 09 Nov 2015 11:21

:esp: Lo que no te mata, te hace más fuerte.
Lo_que no te mat-a, te hac-e más fuerte
that_which NEG 2s.REFL to_kill-3s.PRES, 2s.REFL to_make-3s.PRES more strong
That which doesn't kill you, makes you stronger.

Though, if I recall correctly, the verb hacerse is closer to "make into" or "become" which works on that level too, but with a much less literal translation along the lines of "to make you into more strong."
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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by masako » 12 Nov 2015 15:31

Kala:

tla matak yatli tla tinuamya
4sg kill-NEG if.X.then.Y 4sg strong-CAUS
It doesn't kill, therefore it strengthens.

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger."

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Post by Ranquil » 16 Nov 2015 12:09

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Sjurite ei ga väkinimpjäku naraseu.
KILLingly IS_NOT_adjective subject_particle STRONGer_adverb MAKES_BECOME

"What does not kill makes (one) become stronger."

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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by Alessio » 12 Dec 2015 21:58

:con: Hecathver/Häħadhvar
Thëu nĵe mastët, ast pretogo.
/θøu ɲe mas'tøt ast pre'tɔgo/
what NEG kill.3SG make_become.3SG more+strong

:con: Hajás
Zëváv äjk hästran, dedjá herkejs.
/'zøvaːv‿εjk 'hεstran 'deɟaː 'herkejs/
that+REL NEG kill make_become strong.AUGM

:ita: Italiano
Ciò che non uccide, fortifica.
/tʃɔ ke non ut'tʃiːde for'tifika/
what REL NEG kill.3SG make_stronger.3SG

Emilian
Quàl ch'an mâza ingrâsa!
/kwăl k‿ã(m‿) 'maːs̪ɐ ɪn'graːs̠ɐ/
what REL NEG kill.3SG make_fatter.3SG

I have included this last translation because it's quite curious. It's in Emilian, my "second mothertongue" as it's the Gallo-Italic "dialect" of my region. It reads, as you can see, "what doesn't kill you makes you FATTER" rather than "stronger". This sentence, in fact, is not only used to mean "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger", but also to justify eating something that doesn't seem quite healthy, or to reassure somebody who ate something that wasn't supposed to be edible (and sometimes in similar situations where eating isn't actually involved). If it's not poisonous, the worst it can do is making you fatter...
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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by Omzinesý » 06 Jan 2016 19:52

Soeira:

Ra uvvu sher pthaatke.
ra uvv-u sher pth-aatk-e
NEG kill.PTCP-ABSTG make COMP-strong-AN

Lit. '[Not killing-thing] makes stronger.'

Root:
r - negation
v - die/kill
sh-r - make
p-th - comparative
t-k - strong

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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by alynnidalar » 06 Jan 2016 20:43

:con: Tirina

Du ton wutonpasdas oro sar rea'lenle oro nehele kenyes.
if INT INAN-kill-FUT.PERF INDEF.INAN then INAN-cause-FUT INDEF.INAN strength 2.SG.MASC.DAT
If it doesn't kill you, it'll make you stronger.

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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by Qxentio » 13 Jan 2016 00:34

Med qxáqanod gék, gék kemnod jaxevy.
WHAT Neg-KILL-3.Pers-Sg-Fut YOU-Sg-Acc, YOU-Sg-Acc FORCE-3.Pers-Sg-Fut Comp-STRONG-Sg-Neu
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Re: What will not kill you makes you stronger.

Post by Iyionaku » 14 Feb 2016 12:29

:con: Yélian

Céviter sat ciolket, vutret sat slavasabut.
[ˈkɛviːtəɾ sɐt ͜ˌiˈɔlkɛt, ˈvʊtrɛt sɐt ˌslavasɐˈbʊt]
That-who 2SG.OBL NEG-kill-3SG, PART.really 2SG.OBL strong-COMP-COP.3SG.INAN

:con: Caelian

Vpas Zan Zang kë kilkzam, kön Dyot Zang robürrat.
[p̠ʰaʃ zan zaŋ kʰə kʰɪlˈkʰam, kœn dʲɔt saŋ robʏrˈratʰ]
what 2SG.NOM 2SG.ACC NEG kill-SUB.2SG-OBJ.2SG, only DEM.PROX.NOM 2SG.ACC FUT-strengthen-SUB.3SG-OBJ.2SG

:con: Orkish (WT)

Shels zar jubshokx kxush, shels tshitbrekekx kxush.
[ʂɛls zaɾ ˈjuːbʂɔ͡kx ͡kxuːʂ, ʂɛls t͡ʃɪˈ͡tbrɛkɛ͡kx ͡kxʊːʂ]
POT NEG kill-3SG.ERG 2SG.ABS, POT more-strong-3SG.ERG 2SG.ABS

:con: Anto

She, djes bam do gekil, she do me-muskel tun'a.
[ʃɛː, ɟɛs pam tɔː kɛːkʰil, ʃɛː tɔː mɛˈmʊskʰɛl ˈtʊnaː]
DEM.DIST, 3SG.INDEF NEG 2SG kill, DEM.DIST 2SG COMP-strong make

What does not kill you makes you stronger.

By the way, the correct saying in German is:

Was dich nicht umbringt, macht dich nur stärker.
Wipe the glass. This is the usual way to start, even in the days, day and night, only a happy one.

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