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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Inkcube-Revolver » 01 Apr 2017 17:13

Lao Kou wrote:
Linguifex wrote: Next: übçens [ubˈɕɛ̃s] n. carbon
obsʲená > ubɕahá "cloud monster, one which spreads poisonous gas"
puɕɲe "fart, a pass of gas, toot-toot"

Next: mæ̰ː "sheep, goat" (onomatopoeic)
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Jackk » 01 Apr 2017 17:23

Inkcube-Revolver wrote: Next: mæ̰ː "sheep, goat" (onomatopoeic)
Dubarne maha [ˈma.ɣa] ewe

Next: debingas [də.ˈbin.gas] forbidden; disallowed
Eresse anga paris cur neduc, a san teonga.
The only thing more dangerous than doubt is certainty.

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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Inkcube-Revolver » 01 Apr 2017 19:09

Jackk wrote:Next: debingas [də.ˈbin.gas] forbidden; disallowed
Proto-Delese:
*t’əi̯-u̯ɨŋa "impassable, insurmountable"
> *dɨwɨŋa > Lab Del: dāŋo "a puzzle, a mystery, a trial"
> *dɨwɨŋa > *daːw̃gɔ > daogo "unbelievable"
> *daːw̃gɔ > daomjo "grief, disbelief, doubt"


Next: (Nalash) ážmo /ˈaʒmo/ "stupid, foolish, ridiculous"
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Linguifex » 02 Apr 2017 00:50

Inkcube-Revolver wrote:Next: (Nalash) ážmo /ˈaʒmo/ "stupid, foolish, ridiculous"
Proto-Dujajikiswə *ajmɔ /ˈatʲmɔ/ 'unwise, something discouraged'

Next: *dɛppaj /ˈt̪ɛpːatʲ/ 'disturb, stir, wake, agitate; gargle'
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by k1234567890y » 02 Apr 2017 03:22

Yasnic(another collab language I take part in)

deppój /dɛppɔj/ v. to disturb, to bother

dep /dɛp/ v. to stir

pój /pɔj/ v. to disarray

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conïder /konɨdɛɹ/ v. to be more of a hindrance than a help(tring to help but mess up with the thing being helped)
I prefer to not be referred to with masculine pronouns and nouns such as “he/him/his”.

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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Lao Kou » 02 Apr 2017 06:30

k1234567890y wrote:Next (from Yasnic): conïder /konɨdɛɹ/ v. to be more of a hindrance than a help (trying to help but messing up the thing being helped)
帮倒忙 is an incredibly useful word (and your explanation is word-for-word identical to the iciba definition), and inspired by this, I will incorporate the concept into Géarthnuns, though I think it will be placed elsewhere in the lexicon. For what's on offer here, I think I'm channelling Géarthnuns-speakers as saying:

koniders [ˈkonɪˌdɛɾs] n. "third wheel"
konidezh [ˈkonɪˌdɛʒ] vi. play gooseberry, be the third wheel
tenir la chandelle (Thanks for teaching me the expression, Plus belle la vie! [xP] )
當電燈泡 (feel the light bulb -- be the light bulb [xD] )

Next: shílens [ʃiˈlɛ̃s] n. fashion, style, vogue
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Inkcube-Revolver » 02 Apr 2017 08:23

Next: *dɛppaj /ˈt̪ɛpːatʲ/ 'disturb, stir, wake, agitate; gargle'
*tʲə́ pʰaj "to reanimate, return from the dead (not reincarnation)"
*pʰaj "awake, raise"
*pʰa "to wake, rise, get up"
Next (from Yasnic): conïder /konɨdɛɹ/ v. to be more of a hindrance than a help(tring to help but mess up with the thing being helped)
*kʷən nɨtʼər > *kũ z̃ɨd(ə)j > ˈkuːzdaːi, ˈkuːzdeː "clumsy, skittish"
Next: shílens [ʃiˈlɛ̃s] n. fashion, style, vogue
*təjk-kəjk "beauty mark, mole" > *s̺ixːʲex(?)/*θix-xʲè > *θʲ> 'ɕíːjè "signature, finishing touch"
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Lao Kou » 02 Apr 2017 08:26

Feed?
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Inkcube-Revolver » 02 Apr 2017 08:30

Lao Kou wrote:Feed?
I don't quite understand.
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by shimobaatar » 02 Apr 2017 08:33

I think Lao Kou is asking for you to provide ("feed"?) a new word so the game can continue?

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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Inkcube-Revolver » 02 Apr 2017 08:35

...whoooops xD Kind of the point, eh?

Lab Del: ego "many"
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Linguifex » 03 Apr 2017 04:40

Lao Kou wrote:Feed?
Proto-Dujajikiswə *ɛnggɔ /ˈɛŋːɔ/ 'increase in number, grow'

Next: *zukkiš /ˈs̪ukːiʃ/ 'fish scale'
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Lao Kou » 03 Apr 2017 16:14

Linguifex wrote:Next: *zukkiš /ˈs̪ukːiʃ/ 'fish scale'
zçugits [ˈʑugɪts] n. shoehorn

Next: dhaumnöbs [ðɔˈmnøbs] n. jade
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by elemtilas » 03 Apr 2017 16:44

Lao Kou wrote:
Linguifex wrote:Next: *zukkiš /ˈs̪ukːiʃ/ 'fish scale'
zçugits [ˈʑugɪts] n. shoehorn

Next: dhaumnöbs [ðɔˈmnøbs] n. jade
Queranaran:

syuqi-syuqindi n. any truly useless tool or article (Daine don't wear shoes, so shoehorns are definitely syuqis (without purpose) for them!

thwamendromis adj. mottled, veined

Next: t.tamt.timtein v. play upon any small drum (t.t is a double articulated [t]).

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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Lao Kou » 05 Apr 2017 12:11

elemtilas wrote:Queranaran: syuqi-syuqindi n. any truly useless tool or article (Daine don't wear shoes, so shoehorns are definitely syuqis (without purpose) for them!
Pet rocks? Christmas cheese baskets?
t.tamt.timtein v. play upon any small drum (t.t is a double articulated [t])
shamtimdhen [ˈʃamtɪmˌðɛn] vi. play/provide elevator/dentist office music
shamtimdhéns [ˈʃamtɪmˌðẽs] n. muzak

Next: shkoinabs [ʃkojˈnabs] n. saucepan
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Linguifex » 06 Apr 2017 03:05

Lao Kou wrote:
elemtilas wrote:Next: shkoinabs [ʃkojˈnabs] n. saucepan
Proto-Macro-Putp'o *tkombaːtʰ 'disc' → Ancient Clicklang k!áu̯bɑ̂ 'enclosure' > 'pasture'

Next: nʔɔ̄ 'tea, traditional beverage'
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Lao Kou » 06 Apr 2017 15:07

Linguifex wrote:Next: nʔɔ̄ 'tea, traditional beverage'
ngrhauns [ŋˈXɔ̃s] n. sth. (most likely, but not necessarily liquid (probably liquid in an older sense)) given to so. (most likely, but not necessarily a child (probably a child in an older sense)) to sweeten/mitigate the taking of bitter medicine

Could have been anything: honey, massively sugared tea, sugar water, fruit juices (if you could find/afford them), candied ginger, sugarplums; in more recent times, chocolate or hard candies; and now, just sweetend pills); the "spoonful of sugar" concept

Next: mnéjörhöths [ˌmnedʒøˈXøθs] n. diplomacy
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Frislander » 11 Apr 2017 13:48

:con: Frislandian
Lao Kou wrote:mnéjörhöths [ˌmnedʒøˈXøθs] n. diplomacy
neraka [ˈne.z̺ə̆.kə̆] "friend, friendliness"

Next: rtòrdunna [ˈʈô.ɽʊ̆n.nə̆] v. impf., rtónna [ˈʈǒn.nə̆] v. prf. "to manifest/incarnate"
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by elemtilas » 12 Apr 2017 07:10

Frislander wrote:neraka [ˈne.z̺ə̯.kə̯] "friend, friendliness"

Next: rtòrdunna [ˈʈô.ɽʊ̯n.nə̯] v. impf., rtónna [ˈʈǒn.nə̯] v. prf. "to manifest/incarnate"
torrunuin v. the invisible becomes visible; the veil is parted; Elsewhere becomes manifest Here

Next: t.tarannelitulli n. pirouette, graceful ornament in music or dance; figure of speech

Lao Kou wrote:...truly useless article... Pet rocks?
Well, this ìs The World we're talking about here... Hmm... pet rocks, you say?
Christmas cheese baskets?
[O.O]

Never found a Christmas cheese basket yet what didn't have a delicious use of some sort or other! :mrgreen:

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Re: Lexicon sculpting

Post by Corphishy » 19 Jun 2017 17:05

elemtilas wrote:Next: t.tarannelitulli n. pirouette, graceful ornament in music or dance; figure of speech
taranai [ta.ra.ˈnàj] v. dance

Next: bome [ˈbó.mə] n. beast, monster, predator
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