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by Lambuzhao
10 Jul 2020 18:32
Forum: Translations
Topic: I have all the toilet paper and you can't have any.
Replies: 11
Views: 847

Re: I have all the toilet paper and you can't have any.

No cultural conventions regarding bodily fluids have been developed yet, so 'toilet' is merely 'a place of urination' ( hmáycakan ) and 'paper' is 'cloth' ( qippi ). Thus 'toilet paper' is merely 'a cloth for a place of urination' ( hmaycakáṇqippi ). Rather than type of excreta as referent, one cou...
by Lambuzhao
07 Jul 2020 20:17
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Silvish
Replies: 228
Views: 43321

Re: Silvish

You know it! The lemons are waiting and the sugar is boughten! One of my favorite summer tunes - 🎶Thy lemons are awaitin' and mi sugar is yboughten And limonaná's abrewin' ere long! 🎵 Don't agree with the online recipes. Mine's simple. In a tall cup, put two capfuls of lemon or lime juice, 3-4 pack...
by Lambuzhao
03 Jul 2020 09:48
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What are you listening to/watching?
Replies: 168
Views: 2847

Re: What are you listening to/watching?

Also, I recently viddied this, O My Con-Sibbs: Æschylus - Agamemnon Pt 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdv3vkECqXA Æschylus - Agamenon Pt 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldIJVtDG5TM&t=17s This is the version with the masks, the chanting, the Kabuki/No hints, and Baldrick somewhere in the Chorus....
by Lambuzhao
03 Jul 2020 09:38
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What are you listening to/watching?
Replies: 168
Views: 2847

Re: What are you listening to/watching?

Today, Sabbatini . Heavenly! In cælestibus! Mi amice, profectus sum longinquam in regionem. Your song calls to me through worlds and generations. And let me answer Charpentier, Filius Prodigus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3icjSabjBY Your choice is a lot more to the point than my around about se...
by Lambuzhao
19 Jun 2020 15:13
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 2631

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

:con: Rozwi ˀoidzwutryatie, ˀoidzwutraši ˀoidzwutrimapà sing[NMLZ]PL.VOC | sing[PRS.ACT.PTCP]NOM.PL sing{PRS.ACT]2PL.IMPTV Singers, keep on singing! Būbayatie, būbaši , būbiepà dance[NMLZ]PL.VOC | dance[PRS.ACT.PTCP]NOM.PL dance{PRS.ACT.IMPTV].IMPTV Dancers, keep on dancing! https://www.youtube.com/...
by Lambuzhao
19 Jun 2020 14:40
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Does anyone else try and actually speak or pronounce their conlang or is it all on paper?
Replies: 28
Views: 1689

Re: Does anyone else try and actually speak or pronounce their conlang or is it all on paper?

I mean "on paper" metaphorically, so that can include computer screens. [:)] I'm just asking if anyone else ever tries to say the words and sentences they create? I don't mean that you necessarily have real-life conversations in your conlang, but whether you ever say anything you've created out lou...
by Lambuzhao
22 Feb 2020 16:09
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Silvish
Replies: 228
Views: 43321

Re: Silvish

So I don't forget, I learned about an imaginary animal that is said to live in the Alps and other French mountainous areas, called the dahu or dahut . It's distinguished by having one pair of legs shorter than the other, but on either the right or left side. This supposedly makes it easier for the ...
by Lambuzhao
07 Feb 2020 18:47
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Sixth Conversation Thread
Replies: 352
Views: 29552

Re: The Sixth Conversation Thread

elemtilas wrote: 16 Jan 2020 23:29 Namárië! Nai hiruvalyë Valimar!

R.I.P. C.J.R.T.
YES - Madrigal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzwVNxVxe24

I hope he caught that hoary vessel unto the Seventh Age…
by Lambuzhao
01 Feb 2020 17:02
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: A modern Faliscan descendant?
Replies: 17
Views: 952

Re: A modern Faliscan descendant?

SkryNRiv wrote: 31 Jan 2020 20:30 Hey, guys! Newcomer here.

Lately I've been toying with the idea of creating a naturalistic conlang based on Faliscan,
Eitōd! Eāmos!
[;)]
by Lambuzhao
12 Jan 2020 06:15
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Nortsääenglisch
Replies: 38
Views: 11234

Re: Nortsääenglisch

METAPLATT Ik muk a farrad-tur üm Düütshland, langs de grenz un daglig dat land wesseln. Ik shreev en bok över de reis, un dat is faken shrievt in de lokale dialekt vun de region wo ik jüst reis (int bok). In Norddüütshland muss ik up plattdüütsh shriven, aver dat is nich maklig, bi de mennig varian...
by Lambuzhao
01 Jan 2020 13:32
Forum: Translations
Topic: The Trip - Still Corners
Replies: 3
Views: 424

The Trip - Still Corners

Gē ɣir ˤeučeχr yahmena ~ Happy New Year, Y'all! I'm back for a limited time to share a great little song, oldie but a goodie, and wouldn't have it any other way [:)] Hœp your year is full of serendipities and mashallahs; mine started off with a really great little atar à la Quest for Fire ; I hœp I...
by Lambuzhao
07 Dec 2019 16:55
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What are you listening to/watching?
Replies: 168
Views: 2847

Re: What are you listening to/watching?

Cherokee Radio Programs
https://www.cherokee.org/radio-show-archives/

'The Navajo Nation' KTNN radio (livestream)
https://streamdb6web.securenetsystems.net/v5/KTNN
(about 99% English Country songs, but the DJing and some commercials are in Navajo)

[:D]
by Lambuzhao
06 Nov 2019 01:02
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: RE: Making a Computer that runs on Magic
Replies: 16
Views: 1132

RE: Making a Computer that runs on Magic

I just saw this on Because Science https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdmODVYPDLA Reminds me of Elemtilas' use of Dwimmery in his conworld. Very interesting to see! Could give one a different source of (theoretically workable) ideas to approach the conjuration of a Turing Machine, and therefore compute...
by Lambuzhao
01 Oct 2019 00:30
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread [2010–2019]
Replies: 8666
Views: 975944

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

From the Modicone Due to hosting issues, I have had to trim the forum down. All posts older than 5 years have been removed, as well as several game threads. ⸘‽⸮ :con: English Sorry to be picayune, but should've tried harder to save this thread from the Ourobouros-treatment. A locked but searchable ...
by Lambuzhao
18 Sep 2019 02:35
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: What have you been reading lately? (linguistic ed.)
Replies: 50
Views: 58663

Re: What have you been reading lately? (linguistic ed.)

W00T!

Crazy smart fellow, that Dr. Ringe. I had the pleasure of taking a class under him in Ancient Greek Historical Grammar… oh, about 587 Trine ago…
Looks to be a juicy read! [:D]
by Lambuzhao
14 Sep 2019 20:05
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today? [2011–2019]
Replies: 11462
Views: 1120564

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Really, really, really REALLY would love for linguist & fantasy author Alan Garner to dig up and post some/all of his original notes on the Skeksish language on the 'Net. But, of course, great age, possible copyright infringements and/or lack of perceived public interest prolly prevent him. [:S] [:'...
by Lambuzhao
14 Sep 2019 20:00
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today? [2011–2019]
Replies: 11462
Views: 1120564

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Too busy from the start of the Academic year to be too involved in any particular thing to "deep end" depth. But I am anxiously waiting to see full episodes of "Dark Crystal: Age of Resistence". The original movie, upon which "Age of Resistence" is based, was one of the major impulses that got me in...
by Lambuzhao
29 Aug 2019 05:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Compound generator thread
Replies: 15
Views: 3846

Re: Compound generator thread

[ Galaxy: baby shark (a trick answer: English 'galaxy' comes from the Greek word for a dogfish, a small shark*) You're talking about γαλεός , ¿? As another possibility, one could use the possibly related γαλέη 'weasel' (mustelid), and said a galaxy was something like an Ermine-Cloud . :wat:
by Lambuzhao
23 Aug 2019 21:35
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Iberika redone
Replies: 9
Views: 3993

Re: Iberika redone

I'm sure you have your own quick & dirty ways of finding the Greek antecedents of Spanish towns and cities, but if you can get your hands on this map supplement from Nat Geo (DEC 1982) - it had many many town names in Latin/Greek/Phoenician around the Mediterranean. [:)] ORIGINAL 1982-12 DECEMBER Na...
by Lambuzhao
23 Aug 2019 15:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Iberika redone
Replies: 9
Views: 3993

Re: Iberika redone

eldin raigmore wrote: 23 Aug 2019 15:04 Re-done or red-one?
Red Five standing by!

Lock X-foils in attack positions and follow my lead.

Woops! Wrong thread [:$]