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by Jackk
15 Jan 2021 21:19
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Dictionary check!
Replies: 37
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Re: Dictionary check!

Boral scholer scholar, academic, professor stereom night sky, firmament, celestial sphere covallar to ride, to gallop jainç tactic, move, play, attempt maistr master, expert, person in charge duel duel, battle, match, brawl dueller duelist, fighter, brawler tarnaç tavern crawler, pub regular, sot, ...
by Jackk
01 Jan 2021 00:13
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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Last entry! [:D] 31r Decembr rasgatto /ˌras.gaˈto/ [ˌʀaz.gɐˈto] conclusion, resolution, dénouement also the end of a tale, the reveal of a mystery, the calming down of a storm or argument also period between the official end of an event and the time everyone has left and everything has been packed a...
by Jackk
30 Dec 2020 20:53
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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30m Decembr in translation from the censor’s guide for the Dijon New School 2019 Concurrence History scitation paper La Famil, Costume et Langue : Les Muèsons de Culture aus Années Grand-Jeus (Family, Tradition and Language: the Changing Culture of the Good Game Decades), lectured jointly by Profes...
by Jackk
29 Dec 2020 18:04
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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29m Decembr sboc /sbɔk/ [zbɔk] smirk, insincere smile, smug expression also sboccar /sboˈkar/ [zbʊˈkɑː] to smirk, smile insincerely, be smug < the verb is original, dating back to the ninth centry in Old Boral isboccar [is.bokˈkar] “to scoff at, mock, deride”, one of the few examples of the intensi...
by Jackk
27 Dec 2020 17:13
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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27m Decembr from Y Gið Scos por Ausbagn (The Secret Guide to Ausbagn), sold in 1967 for 1⍚ in the Calder Museum of Health’s leavingstore. Por sgart laðessem, Ausbagn ag siecr docem ados fay veraçter cort dy Jarlað Sothbaran ; a 1190 saut es Jarl Steign asseye l'annað enter ag bourg coster, y majon v...
by Jackk
26 Dec 2020 16:41
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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26m Decembr scaumel /xoˈmɛl/ [xʊˈmɛw] pen, stylus, writing implement; pipe, duct; whistle, (in apposition) woodwind; drinking straw < attested since the thirteenth century in early Middle Boral scaumel /ʃauˈmɛl/ “reed pen, quill pen”. This comes from late Old Norman chaumel “reed, rush; reed pen” (...
by Jackk
25 Dec 2020 10:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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25m Decembr amigtað colleger /ˌa.majˈtað ˌko.leˈgɛr/ [ˌa.mɐjˈtah ˌko.lɪˈgɛː] workplace banter, camaraderie; often used somewhat derisively to refer metonymically to externally-imposed socialisation in the workplace < phrase coined in 1859 as amité collégiale by the Dijon Ministry for Work as the Gl...
by Jackk
25 Dec 2020 00:30
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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24m Decembr excerpted from Folk Cusdoms and Holidays oth North: a Compendium, published 1876 in Markland by the Safford University Primers as part of a project spearheaded by the Rexam Indreck (Ymdreh Car Vantel) for outland sharing. …during James V of Barcelon’s Cordin wardship in the late 1660s. ...
by Jackk
23 Dec 2020 13:02
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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I have to admit that I haven't followed your posts closely yet, but now that I see this, I might really have to go back and study all your posts. I tried to speak it with the IPA you've provided and if I got it right, Boral sounds awesome! Plus, I really like that you used such a real-life word and...
by Jackk
22 Dec 2020 15:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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22m Decembr spornar /spɔrˈnar/ [spʊːˈnɑː] to reject, avoid, spurn, abhor; (slang) to outclass, be out of the league of < borrowed into Old Boral as ispornar “to reject, spurn” from Old English spornan “to kick; to reject”. For comparison, see modern Wessern spurren “to misstep, trip, make a mistake...
by Jackk
21 Dec 2020 16:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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Jackk: 18m Decembr in translation from the 1981 scitation paper for the Dijon New School’s Domain History [1] course L'Art Militaire ès Guerres Romantiques (Strategy in the Romantic Wars). The course covers the 1640s to ‘60s, the most active portion of the various conflicts all grouped together und...
by Jackk
20 Dec 2020 16:38
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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18m Decembr Reading your Boral althistory reminds me of His Dark Materials, in terms of the naming aesthetic. Here's this world where many of the place and thing names that are archaic or marginal in our timeline became the main ones. This particular post may or may not be the best example, but tha...
by Jackk
19 Dec 2020 14:17
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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19m Decembr mamour /maˈmur/ [mɐˈmʊː] marble, (proscribed) chalk, gypsum; off-white, slightly grey < from Old Boral ma(r)mre, marmor “marble”, from Latin marmor sometimes with analogy to the masculine noun ending -or (that is, from word forms marmor or marmōrem respectively). Sporadic loss of the fir...
by Jackk
19 Dec 2020 01:13
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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18m Decembr in translation from the 1981 scitation paper for the Dijon New School’s Domain History [1] course L'Art Militaire ès Guerres Romantiques (Strategy in the Romantic Wars). The course covers the 1640s to ‘60s, the most active portion of the various conflicts all grouped together under the ...
by Jackk
17 Dec 2020 13:18
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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17m Decembr scavour /xaˈvur/ [çɐˈvʊː] writer ; (a single) journalist , (all of) the press < displaced former scrittour “writer” /ʃrɪtˈtur/ < Latin scrīptor in that sense in the fifteenth century, as the verb scaur /ʃor/ “to write” < Latin scalpō “I scratch, carve” displaced scrir < Latin scrībō wit...
by Jackk
16 Dec 2020 15:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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16m Lexember graçar /graˈdzar/ [gʀɐˈdzɑː] to show mercy, pity, let off also graçant /graˈdzant/ merciful, compassionate, charitable < verb from the late Old Boral period graçar “to show mercy, to be kind”, derived from (and still synchronically a simple derivation of) graç “kindness > favour”, whic...
by Jackk
15 Dec 2020 16:33
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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15m Decembr in Borlish and English translation from L'Inclusion Deviante di Conti Polari (The Deviance Incorporation of Folk Tales), 1970 sociological work by Dr Tanasio Capretti, theologian and humanist at the University of Florence, which was published to mark the 120th anniversary of the Laic De...
by Jackk
14 Dec 2020 12:52
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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Weekly Wrap Up Like Week 1, I'm just gonna give some appreciative comments to everyone who participated in Week 2 (by order of first participation). I'm a bit strapped for time because I had a test earlier today, so I apologize if I missed someone or if my comments seem a bit rushed. shimobaatar: D...
by Jackk
13 Dec 2020 15:42
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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13m Decembr trasir /traˈzir/ [tʀɐˈzɪː] (transitive) to cross, traverse, go through; to penetrate, saturate, permeate; (intransitive) to be understood, come across; to die, pass away < attested in Old Boral as tras(e)ir “to go across, through”; in earlier texts it is still treated as a compound of t...
by Jackk
13 Dec 2020 00:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 12444

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12m Lexembr short excerpt from Milda ver Ragner’s 1954 popular history Grex Byd: Kyvarvod y Vaωr Morωn (A Girdled World: The Great Borunesk Meeting) , a popular account of the 1517 coming together of people from around the world on the island of Borune [Borneo], and the sequence of events that led u...