Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » 12 Oct 2018 22:25

Does the English cognate of öid have a /d/?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 12 Oct 2018 22:52

GrandPiano wrote:
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Does the English cognate of öid have a /d/?
No

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » 12 Oct 2018 22:58

Is the d cognate with an English /t/?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 12 Oct 2018 22:59

GrandPiano wrote:
12 Oct 2018 22:58
Is the d cognate with an English /t/?
No

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » 12 Oct 2018 23:06

Are the English cognates of both parts of the word monosyllabic?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 12 Oct 2018 23:07

GrandPiano wrote:
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Are the English cognates of both parts of the word monosyllabic?
Yes

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » 12 Oct 2018 23:08

Do the English cognates of both elements begin with a vowel?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 12 Oct 2018 23:17

GrandPiano wrote:
12 Oct 2018 23:08
Do the English cognates of both elements begin with a vowel?
Yes

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » 12 Oct 2018 23:19

Does the English cognate of "ei" end with a consonant?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 12 Oct 2018 23:29

GrandPiano wrote:
12 Oct 2018 23:19
Does the English cognate of "ei" end with a consonant?
Technically, yes. But again this word only has cognates in composed forms. As far as i can tell the pure cognate doesn't exist in Modern English.

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 12 Oct 2018 23:36

GrandPiano wrote:
12 Oct 2018 23:19
Does the English cognate of "ei" end with a consonant?
Well, also technically no. In some composed forms it doesn’t end in a consonant

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » 12 Oct 2018 23:36

Is the English cognate of “ei” a prefix?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 13 Oct 2018 00:23

GrandPiano wrote:
12 Oct 2018 23:36
Is the English cognate of “ei” a prefix?
No. It is used as the first and second element in compounds though.

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » 13 Oct 2018 00:24

spanick wrote:
12 Oct 2018 23:36
GrandPiano wrote:
12 Oct 2018 23:19
Does the English cognate of "ei" end with a consonant?
Well, also technically no. In some composed forms it doesn’t end in a consonant
Is the consonant a stop?
:eng: - Native
:chn: - B2
:esp: - A2
:jpn: - A2

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 13 Oct 2018 00:33

GrandPiano wrote:
13 Oct 2018 00:24
spanick wrote:
12 Oct 2018 23:36
GrandPiano wrote:
12 Oct 2018 23:19
Does the English cognate of "ei" end with a consonant?
Well, also technically no. In some composed forms it doesn’t end in a consonant
Is the consonant a stop?
Yes

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » 13 Oct 2018 00:42

Is it a voiceless stop?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 13 Oct 2018 00:44

GrandPiano wrote:
13 Oct 2018 00:42
Is it a voiceless stop?
Yes

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » 13 Oct 2018 00:49

/t/?
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:chn: - B2
:esp: - A2
:jpn: - A2

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 13 Oct 2018 00:52

GrandPiano wrote:
13 Oct 2018 00:49
/t/?
Yup

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by GrandPiano » 13 Oct 2018 00:53

So the English cognate has the form /Vt/?
:eng: - Native
:chn: - B2
:esp: - A2
:jpn: - A2

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