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Re: I love you

Post by k1234567890y » 11 Feb 2017 20:41

:con: Mayato MKII

kuhat
/kuxɑt/
ku-hat
1sg>2sg-love
I prefer to not be referred to with masculine pronouns and nouns such as “he/him/his”.

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Re: I love you

Post by GrandPiano » 13 Feb 2017 01:18

Parlox wrote:Pronounced (I can't use the IPA for a couple of the character's in my language, because for what i know the IPA does not have symbols for diphthongs)
Diphthongs are just sequences of two vowels, so diphthongs are represented in the IPA with the letters for the monophthongs that make them up, e.g. [ai] or [au]. If you want to make it clear that they're diphthongs and not sequences of two syllabic vowels, you can use the non-syllabic diacritic under the non-syllabic vowel, e.g. [ai̯] or [au̯].
Parlox wrote:Ao as in american english Ow. Ai as in american english n(I)ght. ae as in american english l(A)te.
[ae] sounds like the "i" in "bide" (as does [ai], although the two aren't the same; I'm not using "night" because it has a different vowel for me). The American English "ow" sound in "how" is usually written as /æʊ̯/ (or /aʊ̯/, but that's more British), the "i" in "bide" is usually written as /aɪ̯/, and the the "a" in "late" is usually written /eɪ̯/ or /ɛɪ̯/. [ao̯], [ai̯], and [ae̯] don't exist in most varieties of English, but they sound very similar to [aʊ̯], [aɪ̯], and [aɪ̯], respectively.

The American English diphthongs, however, are somewhat uncommon among the world's languages. The more common equivalents of the sounds you want would be /au̯/, /ai̯/, and either /ei̯/ or /e/. /ao̯/ also works for the first one, but it's much less common.
:eng: - Native
:chn: - B2
:esp: - A2
:jpn: - A2

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Re: I love you

Post by Noshi187 » 01 Mar 2017 15:59

In Haoka:

Ha iruma do: Non-romantic. Used in a kind way amongst friends.
Do habase: Lit. "You have me." Used when someone is attracted to another, or in a relationship.
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Ha iruma soa!

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Re: I love you

Post by Jackk » 01 Mar 2017 23:07

Dos nohti ay hormude.
[ˈdɔs ˈnɔx.t͡ʃɑj ˈxɔm.muˌdə]
1s.DAT give 2s.NOM happiness-AUG-ACC
I really like you. (non-romantic)

Ayaw géan dop.
[ˈʔa.ʝɑw ˈge.an ˈdɔp]
2s.LOC love-s.NOM 1s.GEN
I'm in love with you.
mundum impūrum incolāmus
hamteu n'un mont sug
let us live in a dirty world

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Re: I love you

Post by Parlox » 02 Mar 2017 19:53

I love you
jɒn gimi nu
  • :con: Cajun, a descendant of French spoken in Louisiana.
  • :con: Bàsupan, loosely inspired by Amharic.
  • :con: Oddúhath Claire, a fusion of Welsh and Arabic.

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Re: I love you

Post by zest » 11 Mar 2017 11:50

:es-ca: Catalonian Catalan:

T'estimo
[təsˈtimu]

:es-vc: Valencian Catalan:

T'estime
[tasˈtime]

:es-ca: Balearic Catalan:

T'estim
[təsˈtim]

:con: Romance:

T'amo
[ˈtamo]
Tutos les seres humanos nascen libres e eguales en dignitá e en dereitos. Son dotados de rasón e de conscienza e deven agir les unes verso les autros en espírito de fraternitá.

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Re: I love you

Post by Imralu » 15 Mar 2017 05:48

Ngualu:

ua hi ō (hia)
2 COP beloved (GEN.1)

Letāle:

(nemoye) wīlowe
(1s.VULNERABLE^perceive) 2s^be.loved
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: I love you

Post by Sglod » 29 Mar 2017 21:49

:con: Kazäron (mk. 2)

Ne dö/dim läsäțaqı itu
/ne dɶ/dim ˈɬæʂæˌθɑɖ͡ʐɤ iˈtu/
n-e d-ö/d-im läsäț-aqı-Ø i-t-u
1s-ERG 2s-COM/2s-ALL love-full_of-ABS 3sINAN-be-PRES


is used when you know the other person loves you back
Dim is used when you don't

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Re: I love you

Post by Imralu » 31 Mar 2017 05:51

:tan: Swahili:

Ninakupenda.
ni-na-ku-pend-a
1s-PROG-2s-love/like-INDIC

I love you.

Nakupenda.
n-a-ku-pend-a
1s-PRES/AOR-2s-love/like-INDIC

I love you.
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: I love you

Post by Dezinaa » 01 Apr 2017 05:37

Otvei

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Iim pozum.
[iˈʔim pɔˈzum]
2SG-ACC love-1SG.NOM
I love you. (familial)

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Iim raium.
[iˈʔim ʀɑˈjum]
2SG-ACC love-1SG.NOM
I love you. (romantic)

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Re: I love you

Post by Parlox » 02 Apr 2017 00:49

(Using a unnamed finnic conlang)

ði sürlöm sinu
/ θi sʊɹlɒm sinu /
1 love 2
I love you
  • :con: Cajun, a descendant of French spoken in Louisiana.
  • :con: Bàsupan, loosely inspired by Amharic.
  • :con: Oddúhath Claire, a fusion of Welsh and Arabic.

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Re: I love you

Post by masako » 10 Apr 2017 14:59

Ilya:

amanti
love-1s-2s

Kwayo:

wanimaka
1s-2s-love-NPST

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Re: I love you

Post by Lambuzhao » 10 Apr 2017 23:31

zest wrote::es-ca: Catalonian Catalan:

T'estimo
[təsˈtimu]

:es-vc: Valencian Catalan:

T'estime
[tasˈtime]

:es-ca: Balearic Catalan:

T'estim
[təsˈtim]



:con: Romance:

T'amo
[ˈtamo]
OOOOOOOOOH! is this were Papiamentu gets its word for "love" ?
I always wondered!

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Re: I love you

Post by Frislander » 21 May 2017 00:02

:con: O Kanã

so‘aosa‘abaa
[soʔaʊ̯↓saʔaⁿbaː]
so-‘aosa-‘a-baa
2-love-MASC-1.ERG
I love you.

This form is for straight couples and for gay men: lesbians omit the masculine suffix -‘a (it's even more complicated because the Kea‘aisõ have a rather narrow definition of what counts as "male" and is thus liable to take masculine agreement).

A less strong alternative.

somẽrẽ‘abaa
[somẽ↓ɽẽʔaⁿbaː]
so-mẽrẽ-‘a-baa
2-belong-MASC-1.ERG
I feel like I belong with you.

Again lesbians omit the masculine suffix.

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Re: I love you

Post by Reyzadren » 21 May 2017 02:07

:con: griuskant (without the conscript)

aesk thafa ost.
/'esk 'θafa 'ɔst/
1SG love-V 2SG
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Re: I love you

Post by GamerGeek » 21 May 2017 02:08

:con: Romanic
Vi amo
[vi amo]
It is you I love.
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Re: I love you

Post by Imralu » 21 May 2017 12:58

GamerGeek wrote: Vi amo
[amo vi]
[O.o]
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: I love you

Post by qwed117 » 21 May 2017 15:41

GamerGeek wrote::con: Romanic
Vi amo
[amo vi]
It is you I love.
Also, where did vi come from (if it is a romlang)?
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Re: I love you

Post by GamerGeek » 21 May 2017 17:08

Imralu wrote:
GamerGeek wrote: Vi amo
[amo vi]
[O.o]
Didn't you know? My language reads left to right but the word go right to left!

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Re: I love you

Post by GamerGeek » 21 May 2017 17:18

qwed117 wrote:
GamerGeek wrote::con: Romanic
Vi amo
[amo vi]
It is you I love.
Also, where did vi come from (if it is a romlang)?
It came from French "you" (More like Esperanto, but close enough)

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