I am king of kings

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Re: I am king of kings

Post by Nortaneous » 19 Nov 2018 23:12

Pannonian:
szeme łeecz leeczu
/ʂæjm ʔɭætʂ ʔɭætʂu/
PRED.be.PRES.1SG king-NOM.SG king-GEN.PL

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Re: I am king of kings

Post by spanick » 27 Nov 2018 17:50

Old Gotski
Eм конѧгс конѧьеро./𐌴𐌼 𐌺𐍉𐌽𐌴𐌼𐌲𐍃 𐌺𐍉𐌽𐌴𐌼𐌾𐌴𐍂𐍉
/em konẽg̊s konẽro/

Mordern Gotski (Sortsbergish)
Em konegs konejas.
/em koneg̊s konejas/

Túrnnu
E sun lu régh de réghes.
/e sun lʌ reɪɣ də reɪɣəs/

Nortzääenglisch
Ik öm de küninng of küningen.
/ɪk øm də kynɪŋː of kyniŋgən/

Dnukta’u
Bu’lqhah bui’lís.
/buʔlχah buiʔliː/

Nukkạ
Pụl pụlies khá
/pṵl pṵlies xaː/

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Re: I am king of kings

Post by Creyeditor » 01 Dec 2018 11:48

spanick wrote:
27 Nov 2018 17:50
Old Gotski
Eм конѧгс конѧьеро./𐌴𐌼 𐌺𐍉𐌽𐌴𐌼𐌲𐍃 𐌺𐍉𐌽𐌴𐌼𐌾𐌴𐍂𐍉
/em konẽg̊s konẽro/

Mordern Gotski (Sortsbergish)
Em konegs konejas.
/em koneg̊s konejas/

Túrnnu
E sun lu régh de réghes.
/e sun lʌ reɪɣ də reɪɣəs/

Nortzääenglisch
Ik öm de küninng of küningen.
/ɪk øm də kynɪŋː of kyniŋgən/

Dnukta’u
Bu’lqhah bui’lís.
/buʔlχah buiʔliː/

Nukkạ
Pụl pụlies khá
/pṵl pṵlies xaː/
A lot of your languages seem to have a genitive case? Is that kind of your signature feature as a conlanger? Btw, I would love to see glosses.
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Re: I am king of kings

Post by spanick » 02 Dec 2018 17:49

Creyeditor wrote:
01 Dec 2018 11:48
A lot of your languages seem to have a genitive case? Is that kind of your signature feature as a conlanger? Btw, I would love to see glosses.
Yeah, four of those six have the genitive. Old Gotski, being a relative of Gothic, is highly inflected. Modern Gotski is part of the Balkan Sprachbund and has merged the native into the genitive. Dnukta' and it's daughter Nukka also have it, but I'd chalk that up to lack of creativity on my part than a signature as a conlanger. While Dnukta' is one of my few a priori conlangs, I stuck to a very Indo-European case system. My other a priori languages are less IE, but also less well developed.

Edit: I can add glosses tomorrow

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Re: I am king of kings

Post by Void » 14 Dec 2018 11:30

:con:

Vaq arqayax arqayaseni.
[ʋɑq ˈɑrqɑjɑx ˌɑrqɑjɑseˈni]
be-PRS-1SG king-PL king-3PL.POSS

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Yes arkʿaneri arkʿan em.
1SG king-PL-DAT king-DEF be-1SG.PRS
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Re: I am king of kings

Post by Imralu » 26 Dec 2018 19:13

:con: Ngolu/Iliaqu

There are a bunch of ways it could be said depending on things, but one way I like is:

Taqu nu iuje taqu.
king NOM.1S.ICS GEN.3P.DEF.ACS king
I am king of kings.

Using the inaccessible for the first person nu and the accessible for the third person iuje indicates dominance over everyone: you may not touch me - I may touch the other kings.
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Re: I am king of kings

Post by Frislander » 06 Jan 2019 23:56

Well, Yitə people (the speakers of Asta, short of yitə yiya), so let's use the an expression "big man", in a verbal context instead for convenience's sake.

:con: Asta

miyəntatra yitə yənta‘ə
mə-y-ənta<atr> yitə y-ənta-‘ə
1s-Ip-big<APPL> person.PL Ip-big-NOM
I am bigger than [other] big people

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Re: I am king of kings

Post by gestaltist » 10 Jan 2019 22:14

Īsmay

I am taking this phrase to mean "I am the supreme/most important king."

I am king of kings.
king=big=SUP=COP 1sm
krasda=ghut=lt=l ma
krasda'ghutalt'al ma
/krasdagʱutaltal ma/
[ˈkɹastagʱutaltal ˈma]

alternatively:

king=complete=SUP=COP 1sm
krasda=dur=lt=l ma
krasda'duralt'al ma
/krasdaduraltal ma/
[ˈkɹastaduɹaltal ˈma]

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Re: I am king of kings

Post by Artaxes » 16 Mar 2019 22:06

Lóko baaṣát

Me naánga naángaiḥ-ḥaso du.
I king king-LOC-PL-above MASC-be
[ me náːŋa náːŋa.ix xaso du ]

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Re: I am king of kings

Post by ɶʙ ɞʛ » 19 Aug 2019 19:10

Dialect 1: /χe: β̞aθkθə β̞aθk/
Dialect 2: /ɕi: əɸsukθə psuk/

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Re: I am king of kings

Post by KaiTheHomoSapien » 21 Aug 2019 05:19

:con: Lihmelinyan

Héka hémi lénnas lénnahan.
/'xe.ka 'xe.mi 'lɛn.nas 'lɛn.na.xan/
I be.PRES.1SG king-NOM.SG king-GEN.PL
I am (the) king of kings.
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Re: I am king of kings

Post by Herra Ratatoskr » 22 Aug 2019 03:50

West Saxon

The most literal translation (and the one you'd be most likely to see, given how often it would show up in a place that might demand a more archaic tone), would be
ic bue de kyngne kyng
ɪtʃ bøɥ də kʏŋ.gn̩ kʏŋ
I be-GNOM the king-GEN.PL king

A more colloquial version would make "king" an adjective, and use the absolute superlative form to render something along the lines of "I'm the kingliest of all" or "I'm the most kingly".

ic bue orkynglikst
ɪtʃ bøɥ də ɔʁ̞.ˈkʏŋ.ɫɪk.stn̩
I be-GNOM the kingly-SUP-ABS

in both of them, note the use of gnomic "bue" rather than the more typical "jom", which would have a tone more in the vein of "I'm on top of the world!" than what is typically being conveyed by this sentence.

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Re: I am king of kings

Post by Yagia1 » 25 Aug 2019 22:29

:eng: I am the king of kings.
:swe: Jag är kungarnas kung.
:nor: Jeg er kongenes kong.
:deu: Ich bin der König der Könige.
:nld: Ik ben de koning der koningen.
:pol: Jestem królem królów.
:rus: Я король королей.

:tur: Kralların kralıyım.

:fin: Minä olen kuningasten kuningas.
:sme: Mun lean gonagasaid gonagas.
:hun: Én vagyok a király a királyokban.

:esp: Soy el rey de los reyes.
:fra: Je suis le roi des rois.

:roc: ???? 萬王之王。 wan4wang2zhi1wang2

Sumerian: Me-am3 lugal-ak lugal-ene.

:tgl: ???? Ako'y ang hari ng mga hari.

:con: Zebademe: Me lugal-ag lugal-en.
:con: Emegal: Ashtame lugalak lugalen.
:con: Acoi: Alosutaru losutaru lu po no.
:con: Xylphika: Ñame ikiñamem sou.
:con: Hezek: Mu -- irtupi pun irtupizi.
:con: Sérhes Kéttw: Cékcan cécakrer kai cé. [ˈt͡sekt͡sɐn‿ˈd͡zet͡sɐkɾɪɾ kɐj ˈt͡se]
:con: Kànnow: Ḽsʼesʼgokstàqnenòw sʼesʼgér. [ɬt͡sʼet͡sʼkəw̆kʰstʰw̥ɔqʰˈnew̆nwəɸ t͡sʼet͡sʼkew̆ʐ̊]
:con: r'Orlium l'Ommnúr: Eam ro rexum att rix rexini.
:con: Amjati: Zal eratjak eratjiem.
:con: Wattētexu: Xe ta tēkē xu me tēkē mahi
:con: Alpic: Om da riksa das riksas
:con: Mekoshan: Am de kei vkeiz
:con: Scordic: Rezos Rezun ími.
:con: Liturgical Makurungou: Këbäö shïsitngökonve shïsitngöendä.
:con: Gadaye: Secasan kohuban kohubankon dun garra. [s̪əqæˈs̪æ̃ ˈkɔχumæ̃ kɔχumæ̃ˈkɔ̃ nũ gæɰæ]
:con: Ijika: Ca tenta po sta tenta!
:con: Kacitxali: Jatxé, juféka kwíngworéka. [jatʃe juʍeka kʷiŋʷɔɾeka]
:con: Aentoui: Kko ari si mā ari.
:con: Yélian: Re bai a'bravo o'bravoné. [rɛ baɪ̯ aˈbraːvo ɔˌbravoˈneː]
:con: Caelian: Rar byarvowyel byaravibyel byäi. [raɾ bʲaɾvɔˈʋɛl bʲaɾaviˈbʲɛl bʲæɪ̯]
:con: Wena: Na i gingi vye gingi.
:con: Vayardyio: Dario i dareni nea
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native: :nld: fluent: :eng: :fra: :deu: can read: :ita: :esp:

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Re: I am king of kings

Post by Void » 06 Sep 2019 02:06

:con: Rjimâya

Hčʿilhîrzi hčʿilhar.
ჰჭილჰჱრზი ჰჭილჰარ ჻჻
[htʃʼɪɬˈhiːrzɪ ˈhtʃʼiɬhar̥]
king-3PL.POSS-1SG king-PL
"I am the king of kings."
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Re: I am king of kings

Post by Artaxes » 08 Sep 2019 21:52

:con: Alesian

Yaa maadŏm maadŏis hi.
/jaː maːdʌm maːdʌis hi/
[1.SG king-MASC-INST king-MASC-PL-GEN be]
"I am the king of kings."

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