Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 31 Dec 2018 19:01

spanick wrote:
31 Dec 2018 18:58
Hmm...interesting! Did the noun begin with *j?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 31 Dec 2018 19:03

Did the original noun contain *g?

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 01 Jan 2019 06:30

spanick wrote:
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Did the original noun contain *g?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 02 Jan 2019 04:51

Is <gv> a reflex of PG *hw?

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Post by shimobaatar » 02 Jan 2019 05:00

spanick wrote:
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Is <gv> a reflex of PG *hw?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 02 Jan 2019 05:06

So does the second word come from *jehwlą?

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 02 Jan 2019 05:15

spanick wrote:
02 Jan 2019 05:06
So does the second word come from *jehwlą?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 02 Jan 2019 17:14

one day old festivity? Like a New Years party?

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 02 Jan 2019 17:55

Good work! The meaning I had in mind was "New Year's Day (as a holiday)", not specifically a party on that day, but that's so close that I would feel like I were wasting everyone's time if I didn't just give it to you now. [:D]

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 07 Jan 2019 18:03

Sorry for the long delay.

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meodziz/мeosиз
/meod͡ziz/

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 07 Jan 2019 19:19

No worries!

Is it a noun?

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Jackk » 07 Jan 2019 19:36

spanick wrote:
07 Jan 2019 18:03
Modern Gotski
meodziz/мeosиз
/meod͡ziz/
Is it cognate with "mead"?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 07 Jan 2019 21:08

shimobaatar wrote:
07 Jan 2019 19:19
No worries!

Is it a noun?
Yes.
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spanick wrote:
07 Jan 2019 18:03
Modern Gotski
meodziz/мeosиз
/meod͡ziz/
Is it cognate with "mead"?
Nope.

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 07 Jan 2019 21:20

Is it masculine?

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 07 Jan 2019 23:08

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Is it masculine?
No.

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 08 Jan 2019 14:46

Neuter?

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 08 Jan 2019 14:52

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08 Jan 2019 14:46
Neuter?
Feminine

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 09 Jan 2019 13:36

Is this the nominative singular form of the word?

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 09 Jan 2019 14:19

shimobaatar wrote:
09 Jan 2019 13:36
Is this the nominative singular form of the word?
Yes.

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by ixals » 12 Jan 2019 16:58

From *mēþiz?
Native: :deu:
Learning: :gbr:, :chn:, :tur:, :fra:

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