I see you

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Re: I see you

Post by Sectori » 16 Nov 2017 01:26

:sco: Tha mi gad fhaicinn.
tha mi ga-d f\h\aic-inn
be.PRES 1SG at-2SG.POSS LEN\see-VN*
I am seeing you. (lit. I am at your seeing.)

:con: Old Saremite: karāny pan
[ka"4a:J "pan]
Ø-karâny-Ø-Ø-Ø pán-Ø
IND-see-PRES-PERF-SG 2P-SG
(I) see you.

that pan is stressed is important for scansion reasons in poetry but not really otherwise. the first person singular pronoun zāt ["za:t] could be added (before the verb) for emphasis, but this translation is the most neutral interpretation of the sentence "I see you" in English.

* VN = verb-noun.
inida elish, er·jīse pan.
sheb olnezī, on zūl kaid
nyer maudem? māzeye gejegura,
ib·zhiyorī aur mādaresh; kep panī weram.
e pel zherokareshī, onyek ne rād:
izholen tekab. yerogim nyer.

(semar pel, i.1-6)

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Re: I see you

Post by Fluffy8x » 16 Nov 2017 06:43

:con: Unnamed language:

\kl/mlbm nd mř\glbm
kld->h:lbm nd mřs->h:lbm
speaker-0-Omega sight listener-0-Omega

/↑kʼl↓mlpm nt mr↑klpm/ NB: ↑ and ↓ indicate switching to egressive and ingressive, respectively
[↑kʼl↓ɓlpɓ nt ɓɹ↑klpm]
There are many ways to vocalise this, but here's an example of how it could be:
[↑kʼɯ↓ɓɯyɓ ne˩ ɓḛ↑kɯpũ]
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Re: I see you

Post by Creyeditor » 20 Nov 2017 20:39

What does omega mean in your glosses, fluffy?
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Re: I see you

Post by Fluffy8x » 23 Nov 2017 18:48

Creyeditor wrote:
20 Nov 2017 20:39
What does omega mean in your glosses, fluffy?
It denotes multiversal time-constant mutability. In other words, the quantity cannot change under any circumstances, or quantity is meaningless or irrelevant in this context.
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Re: I see you

Post by Anarel » 26 Nov 2017 16:25

Ikaezin

Siz Ialātar
[sɪz ʝalaːtaɾ]
I see you

Siz: Pronoun, first person (comes from the root "ēzo-", meaning "people")
Ial- Root
at- Verb form
-ar First person, indicative, present

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Re: I see you

Post by Pabappa » 28 Nov 2017 02:04

This is actually the word for "hello" in some of my languages, and in others the word for hello is derived from what once meant "I see you". Translations of both meanings follow:

:con: Poswa:
Vabo!
I see you!

Bušabo!
Hello! (Hey, there!)

Unlike all neighboring languages, Poswa uses 2-syllable affixes for transitive verbs, and does not shorten these, even in highly used words such as these. Therefore, though the root meaning "see" is simply v-, the word for "I see you" takes 2 syllables and the word for "hello" takes three.

:con: Pabappa:
Poma miba.
I-you see-present

Pabappa has lost the transitivity markers as well as the person markers on its verbs, and therefore the arguments are separate from the verb. The basic SOV order of the language is maintained by using a compound person marker in which the agent morpheme is accented and the patient morpheme (here consisting of just an /-a/) is unaccented and follows the agent.
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Re: I see you

Post by spanick » 28 Nov 2017 03:08

Pabappa wrote:
28 Nov 2017 02:04
This is actually the word for "hello" in some of my languages, and in others the word for hello is derived from what once meant "I see you". Translations of both meanings follow:

:con: Poswa:
Vabo!
I see you!

Bušabo!
Hello! (Hey, there!)

Unlike all neighboring languages, Poswa uses 2-syllable affixes for transitive verbs, and does not shorten these, even in highly used words such as these. Therefore, though the root meaning "see" is simply v-, the word for "I see you" takes 2 syllables and the word for "hello" takes three.

:con: Pabappa:
Poma miba.
I-you see-present

Pabappa has lost the transitivity markers as well as the person markers on its verbs, and therefore the arguments are separate from the verb. The basic SOV order of the language is maintained by using a compound person marker in which the agent morpheme is accented and the patient morpheme (here consisting of just an /-a/) is unaccented and follows the agent.
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Re: I see you

Post by marvelous » 29 Nov 2017 11:27

Poshet

Ik ze du.
/ik ze du/
ik ze-0 du
PRO.1SG see-PRSNT PRO.2SG
:heb: I have gained self-respect and left. :yid:

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Re: I see you

Post by marvelous » 29 Nov 2017 15:01

:con: Ladoçei Htoleiþe

Since I'm using my conscript for this, for the sake of time, this assumes both parties are members of the Htolian species.

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Fiðhat deþeir.
/ˈfiðʔɑt ˈdeθeɪ̯ɹ/
fiðh-at deþ-eir
see-1SG.RAT1 PRO.2SG.RAT1-DEF.ACC
:heb: I have gained self-respect and left. :yid:

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Re: I see you

Post by Artaxes » 17 Mar 2019 15:12

:con: Lóko baaṣát

Me tum do. (spoken by a male)
[ I thou-ACC MASC-see]

Me tum idó. (spoken by a female)
[ I thou-ACC FEM-see]

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Re: I see you

Post by Tuyono » 20 Jun 2019 11:35

Źilaa Ruńu:

duriu ceeĺi.
see-IPF.1SG 2SG.ACC


Ak’aleniw:

ki'asaheti.

ki'as-ahe-ti-Ø
see-2s.P-1s.A-PRS.IND

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Re: I see you

Post by Mándinrùh » 22 Jun 2019 17:26

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Ivásan
/ɪ.'vɑ.sɑn/
i-vasa-n
1P-see-2P
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Re: I see you

Post by spanick » 24 Jun 2019 22:12

Yinše

Če (wam) šoopo.
če-Ø (wa-m) šoo-pM
2-INT (1-LOC) see-PASS
"I see you."

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Re: I see you

Post by Void » 25 Jun 2019 14:52

Oqōhtha'xothri

Naqixwīri.
[naqɪxˈwiːɾɪ]
1SG.OBJ-2SG.OBJ-see
"I see you."
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Re: I see you

Post by spanick » 27 Jun 2019 17:07

Hoocąk (Winnebago)
Nįįjá.
/nĩːd͡ʒa/
"I see you."

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Re: I see you

Post by KaiTheHomoSapien » 21 Aug 2019 05:41

:con: Lihmelinyan

Ne ušēmi.
/ne 'u.ʃeː.mi/
you-ACC see-PRES.1SG
I see you.

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Re: I see you

Post by masako » 07 Oct 2019 14:12

Amal

aryanti
see-1s-2s
I see you.

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