Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » 25 Jul 2018 19:14

Is it -øms then?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 25 Jul 2018 19:26

Creyeditor wrote:
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Is it -øms then?
Yes, it is.

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » 25 Jul 2018 19:51

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24 Jul 2018 17:57

Language: Modern Königsberg Northeast Germanic
Word: dabbøms
IPA: /ˈdɑbøms/
Is dabb the root then?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 25 Jul 2018 20:26

Creyeditor wrote:
25 Jul 2018 19:51
shimobaatar wrote:
24 Jul 2018 17:57

Language: Modern Königsberg Northeast Germanic
Word: dabbøms
IPA: /ˈdɑbøms/
Is dabb the root then?
Yes.

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » 25 Jul 2018 20:27

Did the word start with *d in PG?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 25 Jul 2018 20:36

Creyeditor wrote:
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Did the word start with *d in PG?
It did.

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » 25 Jul 2018 21:18

Is the word derived from a form of PG *dawwaz?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 25 Jul 2018 21:19

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Is the word derived from a form of PG *dawwaz?
Close enough! It's derived from the instrumental plural of *dawwō.

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » 25 Jul 2018 21:25

So it means something like: 'with the dew/by the dew'?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 25 Jul 2018 21:28

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So it means something like: 'with the dew/by the dew'?
Yeah, I suppose. Probably more like "with/by/using drops of water".

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » 25 Jul 2018 21:32

It will take some time for me to pick a new word. You will have to wait a bit.
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 25 Jul 2018 21:34

No rush. Take all the time you need.

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » 25 Jul 2018 22:38

Faster than I thought. Here it is:

From Modern Sperenjas:

ezefuutenang
/ˌe.ze.ˈfuː.te.nəŋ/
[ˌeˑ.zɜ.ˈfuː.tɜŋ]
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 25 Jul 2018 22:43

Wow, that was quick! Is it a verb?

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » 25 Jul 2018 22:48

shimobaatar wrote:
25 Jul 2018 22:43
Wow, that was quick! Is it a verb?
Yes [tick]
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 26 Jul 2018 03:19

Is it a compound word?

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » 26 Jul 2018 09:14

shimobaatar wrote:
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Is it a compound word?
No, it does not contain two or more content roots. [cross]
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 26 Jul 2018 11:15

Are there any prefixes?

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » 26 Jul 2018 11:58

shimobaatar wrote:
26 Jul 2018 11:15
Are there any prefixes?
Yes [tick]
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 26 Jul 2018 12:19

Just one?

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