Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

A forum for translations, translation challenges etc. Good place to increase your conlang's vocabulary.
User avatar
spanick
roman
roman
Posts: 1169
Joined: 11 May 2017 01:47
Location: California

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 04 Dec 2019 00:42

shimobaatar wrote:
04 Dec 2019 00:16
Is eft- descended from Old English eft-?
Yes it is.

shimobaatar
korean
korean
Posts: 11791
Joined: 12 Jul 2013 23:09
Location: PA → IN

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 04 Dec 2019 03:43

Does vuu- descend from an Old English prefix beginning with f-?

User avatar
spanick
roman
roman
Posts: 1169
Joined: 11 May 2017 01:47
Location: California

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 04 Dec 2019 03:49

shimobaatar wrote:
04 Dec 2019 03:43
Does vuu- descend from an Old English prefix beginning with f-?
Yes

shimobaatar
korean
korean
Posts: 11791
Joined: 12 Jul 2013 23:09
Location: PA → IN

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 04 Dec 2019 04:32

Does the Old English prefix end in a vowel?

User avatar
spanick
roman
roman
Posts: 1169
Joined: 11 May 2017 01:47
Location: California

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 04 Dec 2019 04:37

shimobaatar wrote:
04 Dec 2019 04:32
Does the Old English prefix end in a vowel?
No

User avatar
spanick
roman
roman
Posts: 1169
Joined: 11 May 2017 01:47
Location: California

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 04 Dec 2019 04:38

shimobaatar wrote:
04 Dec 2019 04:32
Does the Old English prefix end in a vowel?
No

shimobaatar
korean
korean
Posts: 11791
Joined: 12 Jul 2013 23:09
Location: PA → IN

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 04 Dec 2019 12:01

spanick wrote:
04 Dec 2019 04:37
shimobaatar wrote:
04 Dec 2019 04:32
Does the Old English prefix end in a vowel?
No
-h?

User avatar
qwed117
mongolian
mongolian
Posts: 4527
Joined: 20 Nov 2014 02:27

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by qwed117 » 04 Dec 2019 12:48

shimobaatar wrote:
04 Dec 2019 12:01
spanick wrote:
04 Dec 2019 04:37
shimobaatar wrote:
04 Dec 2019 04:32
Does the Old English prefix end in a vowel?
No
-h?
if so does it come from *feoh-, with a meaning related to "chattel"?
Spoiler:
My minicity is Zyphrazia and Novland
What is made of man will crumble away.

User avatar
spanick
roman
roman
Posts: 1169
Joined: 11 May 2017 01:47
Location: California

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 04 Dec 2019 14:08

shimobaatar wrote:
04 Dec 2019 12:01
-h?
No.
qwed117 wrote:
04 Dec 2019 12:48
if so does it come from *feoh-, with a meaning related to "chattel"?
No.

shimobaatar
korean
korean
Posts: 11791
Joined: 12 Jul 2013 23:09
Location: PA → IN

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 04 Dec 2019 14:14

Did the Old English prefix end in -r?

User avatar
spanick
roman
roman
Posts: 1169
Joined: 11 May 2017 01:47
Location: California

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 04 Dec 2019 14:41

shimobaatar wrote:
04 Dec 2019 14:14
Did the Old English prefix end in -r?
Closer, but no.

shimobaatar
korean
korean
Posts: 11791
Joined: 12 Jul 2013 23:09
Location: PA → IN

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 04 Dec 2019 22:48

spanick wrote:
04 Dec 2019 14:41
shimobaatar wrote:
04 Dec 2019 14:14
Did the Old English prefix end in -r?
Closer, but no.
-l?

User avatar
spanick
roman
roman
Posts: 1169
Joined: 11 May 2017 01:47
Location: California

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 05 Dec 2019 01:49

shimobaatar wrote:
04 Dec 2019 22:48
spanick wrote:
04 Dec 2019 14:41
shimobaatar wrote:
04 Dec 2019 14:14
Did the Old English prefix end in -r?
Closer, but no.
-l?
Yes.

shimobaatar
korean
korean
Posts: 11791
Joined: 12 Jul 2013 23:09
Location: PA → IN

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 05 Dec 2019 03:30

Was it full- or some variant of it?

User avatar
spanick
roman
roman
Posts: 1169
Joined: 11 May 2017 01:47
Location: California

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 05 Dec 2019 03:31

shimobaatar wrote:
05 Dec 2019 03:30
Was it full- or some variant of it?
Yes. Ful- to be exact.

shimobaatar
korean
korean
Posts: 11791
Joined: 12 Jul 2013 23:09
Location: PA → IN

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 05 Dec 2019 12:24

Oh, Anabaptist?

User avatar
spanick
roman
roman
Posts: 1169
Joined: 11 May 2017 01:47
Location: California

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 05 Dec 2019 12:38

shimobaatar wrote:
05 Dec 2019 12:24
Oh, Anabaptist?
Exactly

shimobaatar
korean
korean
Posts: 11791
Joined: 12 Jul 2013 23:09
Location: PA → IN

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 06 Dec 2019 02:56

spanick wrote:
05 Dec 2019 12:38
shimobaatar wrote:
05 Dec 2019 12:24
Oh, Anabaptist?
Exactly
Excellent word! I'll try to have something soon.

User avatar
qwed117
mongolian
mongolian
Posts: 4527
Joined: 20 Nov 2014 02:27

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by qwed117 » 06 Dec 2019 03:52

oh, I was so far off, because I was thinking wiht as "being" or "essence"
Spoiler:
My minicity is Zyphrazia and Novland
What is made of man will crumble away.

User avatar
spanick
roman
roman
Posts: 1169
Joined: 11 May 2017 01:47
Location: California

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » 09 Dec 2019 00:09

qwed117 wrote:
06 Dec 2019 03:52
oh, I was so far off, because I was thinking wiht as "being" or "essence"
I sensed you were going that direction and tried, without giving it away, to steer you away but it’s a very easy thing to do in this case.

Post Reply