Guess the Word in Romlangs

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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 03 Aug 2019 23:45

Classical Latin <t> or <c>?

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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by Jackk » 04 Aug 2019 10:48

shimobaatar wrote:
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Classical Latin <t> or <c>?
[tick] [cross]
/k/ but not <c> [:D] (this cluster is written with a single grapheme).
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 04 Aug 2019 18:35

Was the verb a form of either vēxō or vehō?

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Post by Jackk » 04 Aug 2019 20:56

shimobaatar wrote:
04 Aug 2019 18:35
Was the verb a form of either vēxō or vehō?
[cross] No.
Hint : the verb is in the perfect.
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 04 Aug 2019 21:10

Hmm… maybe I'm misinterpreting something from the last page. Just to be sure, is the cluster in Classical Latin /ks/ only?

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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by qwed117 » 04 Aug 2019 22:32

my best guess would be that it's from vngo (vnxi) or sth, and that Jackk considers /w/ <v> and /u/ <u> the same at least as far as Latin is concerned
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 04 Aug 2019 22:40

I'm going to tentatively guess it's from a form of vīvō. I don't think I recall the <v/u> distinction presenting a problem in this thread in the past, although I could be wrong.

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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by qwed117 » 04 Aug 2019 23:49

lmao, for some reason I thought that vivo was viviverunt. Makes sense it's vixerunt though. So it's "a happy lived one", so it seems like some funeral toast, like "a life well lived"
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by Jackk » 05 Aug 2019 00:04

shimobaatar wrote:
04 Aug 2019 22:40
I'm going to tentatively guess it's from a form of vīvō. I don't think I recall the <v/u> distinction presenting a problem in this thread in the past, although I could be wrong.
[tick] [tick] Correct! from *vixerunt indeed, with the <oi> by analogy with verbs like *valuerunt.
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04 Aug 2019 23:49
So it's "a happy lived one", so it seems like some funeral toast, like "a life well lived"
"a happy-lived-il" yeah. A toast is a good guess but not quite. Clue: the "happy-lived-il" is a noun derived from the full sentence "Allagr vescoirn il."
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 05 Aug 2019 02:03

Is il plural?

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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by Jackk » 05 Aug 2019 12:10

shimobaatar wrote:
05 Aug 2019 02:03
Is il plural?
[tick] Indeed.
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by eldin raigmore » 05 Aug 2019 15:07

Jackk wrote:
26 Jul 2019 03:09
valuērunt
I often shop at WalMart.
But I live alone, and their “value” sizes are just too big for me!
I’d like to find some “value runt” items there, but that’s just not their thing.







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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 12 Aug 2019 07:16

Jackk wrote:
05 Aug 2019 12:10
shimobaatar wrote:
05 Aug 2019 02:03
Is il plural?
[tick] Indeed.
I'm assuming there's more left to figure out than that, though. I must admit I'm rather stumped, but I'll try reading back over the last few pages of the thread to see if anything jumps out at me.

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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by Jackk » 12 Aug 2019 12:00

shimobaatar wrote:
12 Aug 2019 07:16
Jackk wrote:
05 Aug 2019 12:10
shimobaatar wrote:
05 Aug 2019 02:03
Is il plural?
[tick] Indeed.
I'm assuming there's more left to figure out than that, though. I must admit I'm rather stumped, but I'll try reading back over the last few pages of the thread to see if anything jumps out at me.
Indeed yes. I'll give some hints:
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The literal meaning is They lived happily.

📗Once upon a time... 📗
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 12 Aug 2019 21:27

Oh, is it referring to a "happily ever after"-type ending to a story?

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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by Jackk » 13 Aug 2019 02:43

shimobaatar wrote:
12 Aug 2019 21:27
Oh, is it referring to a "happily ever after"-type ending to a story?
[tick] [tick] [tick]
Correct!
An allagr-vescoirn-il is indeed a happy-ever-after!

Congratulations [:D]
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 25 Aug 2019 02:02

Jackk wrote:
13 Aug 2019 02:43
shimobaatar wrote:
12 Aug 2019 21:27
Oh, is it referring to a "happily ever after"-type ending to a story?
[tick] [tick] [tick]
Correct!
An allagr-vescoirn-il is indeed a happy-ever-after!

Congratulations [:D]
Oh, that's nice!

Just wanted to say I haven't forgotten about this. I just finished moving, so now I'll have more time to think of a suitable word or phrase.

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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 02 Sep 2019 18:05

Sorry for the massive delay. It was quite difficult to come up with anything I was satisfied with.

Language: ???
Word: rrãrã zavle
IPA: [ˈrəɾə ˈzavle]

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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by Jackk » 02 Sep 2019 18:07

shimobaatar wrote:
02 Sep 2019 18:05
Word: rrãrã zavle
IPA: [ˈrəɾə ˈzavle]
Looks interesting! [:D] hmmmm
Is it a noun?
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Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Post by shimobaatar » 02 Sep 2019 18:12

Jackk wrote:
02 Sep 2019 18:07
shimobaatar wrote:
02 Sep 2019 18:05
Word: rrãrã zavle
IPA: [ˈrəɾə ˈzavle]
Looks interesting! [:D] hmmmm
Is it a noun?
Thank you!

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