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by Shemtov
22 Jan 2021 07:45
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Ziḥñā'ī
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: Ziḥñā'ī

The genitive case: This case takes the nominative definate marker. Monosyllabic noun roots and some irregular multisyllabics take the suffix ī or 'ī. Hil "god; deity" Hilī "a god's" Most multisyllabic roots have the heaviest vowel and lighten it. The heaviness hierachy in vowels is long vowels>short...
by Shemtov
20 Jan 2021 23:12
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Momṭẓʿālemeōm Mythology
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Re: Momṭẓʿālemeōm Mythology

To understand the mythical history of the Momṭẓʿālemeōm one needs to understand the ethnic makeup of the Momṭẓʿālemeōm empire. There are three major ethnic groups: The Momṭẓʿālemeōm proper, who came over the sea from a southern continent, who make up the majority, The native Ziḥanic peoples, who liv...
by Shemtov
20 Jan 2021 14:29
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Ziḥñā'ī
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Ziḥñā'ī

This is the language of the Ziḥña people, toward the Northeast of the Momṭẓʿālemeōm empire. They are the last independent Ziḥanic people, who are the natives of the territory of the Momṭẓʿālemeōm empire. Phonology: /p b ɓ t d t' t͡s' t͡ɬ' t͡ʃ d͡ʒ c͡ç' k g k' k͡p g͡b k͡p' ʔ/ <p b ḅ t d ṭ ṣ ḷ c j c̣ k...
by Shemtov
12 Jan 2021 22:10
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Classical/Cuātlicañ Court Momṭẓʿālemeōm
Replies: 11
Views: 866

Re: Classical/Cuātlicañ Court Momṭẓʿālemeōm

Modal proclitics occur before the verb to mark mood. This post will discuss the one of the most complicated one, the Optative-Imperative: Cʿuōl Based on tense and/or context, this proclitics may have optative or permissive modality when preceding a verb with person markers: Cʿuōl maliyehīh mālcʿuṭẓ ...
by Shemtov
12 Jan 2021 07:22
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False cognates
Replies: 777
Views: 203876

Re: False cognates

Otto Kretschmer wrote: 08 Jan 2021 23:26 : :pol: cnota (virtue)
:isr: tzniut (modesty)

Not related at all
Note that Jews living in Poland would have pronounced the :isr: word, and the Yiddish loanword as [t͡sniʔʊs] or [t͡sniʔɪs].
by Shemtov
10 Jan 2021 00:49
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Classical/Cuātlicañ Court Momṭẓʿālemeōm
Replies: 11
Views: 866

Re: Classical/Cuātlicañ Court Momṭẓʿālemeōm

The reflexive verb is formed by using the following conjugations of the transitive verb: 1P singular: Huachʿecāme 1P plr: Huachʿecāmē 2P sing: Huachʿecānil 2P plr: Huachʿecāntli 3P sing Masc-Fem: Huachʿecāñe 3P plr Neuter: Huachʿeñā 3p plr : Huachʿecāmo Huachʿecāmehīh juētlēiuh "I will commit suicid...
by Shemtov
08 Jan 2021 19:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Waanian
Replies: 1
Views: 189

Re: Waanian

Before I continue to present Waanian grammar, I must note that the language has an Austronesian-based alignment. Nouns also have natural gender: Human and Non-Human. Nouns take Definate (Target) and Oblique (non-target) proclitics. The Human Definate proclitic is invariably Nhëë. The Non-Human Defin...
by Shemtov
04 Jan 2021 07:12
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 377
Views: 18694

Re: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

In languages with "Austronesian Alignment", is it possible to have one root for UV, and one for other voices, that when unmodified means AV? And in a lot of cases, the UV to AV change is a unpredictable affix or change on the UV, but they're clearly related, and the other voices are just extra affi...
by Shemtov
03 Jan 2021 16:21
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 377
Views: 18694

Re: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

In languages with "Austronesian Alignment", is it possible to have one root for UV, and one for other voices, that when unmodified means AV? And in a lot of cases, the UV to AV change is a unpredictable affix or change on the UV, but they're clearly related, and the other voices are just extra affix...
by Shemtov
03 Jan 2021 00:48
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Waanian
Replies: 1
Views: 189

Waanian

Waanian is a major language of the Island of Waan, an island off the east-northeast coast of Fuhe, about the size of IRL Ireland. About a dozen native languages of the Waanic Family are spoken there, in addition to two Kanic languages (North Waanese Kanic and South Waanese Kanic), but the Waanian-sp...
by Shemtov
01 Jan 2021 05:02
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Momṭẓʿālemeōm Mythology
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Re: Momṭẓʿālemeōm Mythology

In their prehistory, the people who would become the Momṭẓʿālemeōm migrated from a tropical region to a subtropical/temperate area. Their prehistoric calendar was thus lunar, consisting of 12 months, of the following order (corresponding to the modern Tlapōcātl): Sun Earth I Mind I Storm I Death I J...
by Shemtov
01 Jan 2021 03:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 11776

Re: Lexember 2020

Day 27: Maillys: "Táunyŕŕ" "Year" Momṭẓʿālemeōm: Tʿāoniṭl "Solar Year, used for farming and the crop tax" Day 28: Maillys: "Ásus" "A six-month period used in some city states for political functions" Momṭẓʿālemeōm: Ātzōṭẓʿ "Lunisolar Year, used for ritual purposes" Day 29: Maillys: "Gáś " "Month" Mo...
by Shemtov
27 Dec 2020 19:55
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Momṭẓʿālemeōm Mythology
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Momṭẓʿālemeōm Mythology

Extract from the General Commands to All Conquered Nation Upon them Making Peace : At first, only the All-God, hermaphroditic, existed. They impregnated themselves and had four children: The Earth-Goddess, The Sun God, The Moon Goddess, and the Great God Juēitz῾iḷapōcātl, who created mankind. The Su...
by Shemtov
27 Dec 2020 00:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 11776

Re: Lexember 2020

Day 26: Maillys: "Llabhyucháll" 1. The 10 deities of the main pantheon (these vary from place to place, but are always 10) 2. A deity who is a member of above Momṭẓʿālemeōm: Tlapōcātl "A Deity, especially one that is the main one of a Shrine " Bonus Momṭẓʿālemeōm word: Juēitz῾iḷapōcātl "The winged s...
by Shemtov
25 Dec 2020 19:13
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Classical/Cuātlicañ Court Momṭẓʿālemeōm
Replies: 11
Views: 866

Re: Classical/Cuātlicañ Court Momṭẓʿālemeōm

Non-Motion verbs my be motion marked by directionals. Directionals mean that the coming or going is done for the purpose of the main verb. The directional morpheme comes immediatly after the stem. Coming with proximal source: ṭʿōi Coming with distal source: Huā Going with proximal destinantion: Zel(...
by Shemtov
25 Dec 2020 11:02
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 11776

Re: Lexember 2020

Day 25:
Maillys: "Nećlyubha" "A fast day to avert disaster"
Momṭẓʿālemeōm: Ñahtleōuj "Period of national mourning"
by Shemtov
24 Dec 2020 18:12
Forum: Teach & Share
Topic: Lesson/Guide Requests
Replies: 316
Views: 188636

Re: Lesson/Guide Requests

I'm currently obsessed with Modern Nahuatl, and what I'm using focuses on the Huasteca Dialect. Eventually, would anybody like an AMA?
Also, my AMA about Tibetan was premature, so I apologize. The resource I was primarily using was not as good as I thought upon further inspection.
by Shemtov
24 Dec 2020 06:55
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 11776

Re: Lexember 2020

Day 22:
Maillys: "Féśyll" "Dragon (guardian of the underworld)"
Momṭẓʿālemeōm: Juēitz῾iḷ"Dragon (Angels of the Winged Serpent Deity)"

Day 23:
Maillys: "Gyurr" "Little Person; Goblin"
Momṭẓʿālemeōm: Ceōtl "Minor Demon"

Day 24:
Maillys: "Muryth" "Libation Altar"
Momṭẓʿālemeōm: Mōlitʿa "Shrine"
by Shemtov
21 Dec 2020 13:25
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 11776

Re: Lexember 2020

Day 19:
Maillys: "Afén" "Sacred Stone"
Momṭẓʿālemeōm: Huēoñ "Cornerstone"

Day 20:
Maillys: "Póĺśybho" "Demon"
Momṭẓʿālemeōm: Polihezpō "Demonic Madness"

Day 21:
Maillys: "Llyrr" "Lower Deity"
Momṭẓʿālemeōm: Tlitl "Lower Deity"
by Shemtov
18 Dec 2020 21:54
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 11776

Re: Lexember 2020

Day 15:
Maillys: "Cośćán" "Cooking oil"
Momṭẓʿālemeōm: C'oxcuen "Cooking oil"

Day 16:
Maillys: "Aḿall" "To fry"
Momṭẓʿālemeōm: Ānhuatl "To fry"

Day 17
Maillys: "Śédhys" "Butter"
Momṭẓʿālemeōm: Tz'itz "Meat fat"

Day 18:
Maillys: "Nébhyzyll" "Olive"
Momṭẓʿālemeōm: Ñāihuatzil "Avacado"