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by Iyionaku
17 Oct 2020 10:34
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang word easter eggs?
Replies: 91
Views: 7953

Re: Conlang word easter eggs?

Also in that map is strat, an stupid or rude person, which is related to both Trump (more distantly) and "straight." If you're about to be offended over that, don't. It's a joke. Well now that you point out that I could be offended by that, I might be, so thanks for that. Maybe I'll do the same thi...
by Iyionaku
16 Oct 2020 11:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang word easter eggs?
Replies: 91
Views: 7953

Re: Conlang word easter eggs?

The Ábḫanni word for 'cat', habái [ɦɐˈβáɪ̯], I got from putting my cat's name (as close as the phonology could allow) into my protolanguage and evolving it. I doubt anyone could guess what his name is lol. (And it's further complicated by the fact that the Ábḫanni word isn't a direct phonological d...
by Iyionaku
12 Oct 2020 09:52
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yemya (IE Naming Language)
Replies: 8
Views: 274

Re: Yemya (IE Naming Language)

Spanick, would you mind if I borrowed some of your words for my Paatherye? A few of them fit perfectly in its phonetic scheme and would make for some nice doublets. In universe, I will call it "an unknown Indo-European substrate language", but out of universe I will reference you of course.
by Iyionaku
05 Oct 2020 17:19
Forum: Translations
Topic: Life camera
Replies: 2
Views: 152

Re: Life camera

:con: Yélian Æ'vinquasé cùiruntet deve cèmcór. Æ'vinquasé uruntet nat ars u'cèmgóran rocederoʻi. [əˌʋiŋkɐˈseː kʉˈɾuntə‿ˈdeʋə kɛmˈkoːd̟ | əˌʋɪŋkɐˈseː ʉˈɾuntət nɐt‿ɐɾs ʉkɛmˈgoːɾɐn ɾɔ̈kəˈdeːɾɔ̈ʔi] DEF.CONC=life NEG-happen-3SG behind camera | DEF.CONC=life happen-3SG when as_soon_as DEF.INAN=camera-PL F...
by Iyionaku
05 Oct 2020 17:11
Forum: Translations
Topic: Why isn't there just nothing?
Replies: 5
Views: 3637

Re: Why isn't there just nothing?

:con: Yélian Miyde vut ciavet yisi? Miyde vut ciavet ciyt vutret? Miyde vut ciet civat? Ètat, pi vut apnisciet civat èpa cùsat vut ciavet ciyt, ter levon ciytlocan, vat quadracesavérvælut, èpa vaget: Yan vutret, yan manduien! [ˈma̯iːdə vʉt‿ˈɪ̯aːʋət ˈʃiːsi? ˈma̯iːdə vʉt‿ˈɪ̯aːʋət‿a̯iːt ˈvutɾət? ˈma̯iː...
by Iyionaku
05 Oct 2020 16:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Russlish
Replies: 20
Views: 628

Re: Russlish

Can you tell a little bit more about the background of your language? I can see that it's Indo-European, but in what branch? It doesn't seem to be Slavic, or maybe I just don't see the connection.
by Iyionaku
05 Oct 2020 11:28
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Numerals
Replies: 14
Views: 1173

Re: Numerals

^My conlang would just say the digits out individually, amongst several methods. Easy. Base 10, but it doesn't use thousand/million, it uses tenthousand instead. That's interesting. Are there any natlangs who express big numbers like this? I'm not saying you cannot absolutely do this - it's your co...
by Iyionaku
05 Oct 2020 09:43
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: How necessary are noun cases?
Replies: 25
Views: 669

Re: How necessary are noun cases?

German dependent clauses allow for such a variation. This is often called scrambling. ..., dass Uwe dem Lehrer den Hund schenkt. that Uwe DEF.DAT teacher DEF.ACC dog give.as.a.present "..., that Uwe gives a dog to the teacher (as a present)." ..., dass Uwe den Hund dem Lehrer schenkt. that Uwe DEF....
by Iyionaku
25 Sep 2020 13:00
Forum: Translations
Topic: Animal Farm - The seven commandments
Replies: 10
Views: 439

Re: Animal Farm - The seven commandments

:con: Paatherye Trantīpa phē dūthiyu praraydhādur yuwā ās s'stērpa. [tɾanˈtiːpa pʰeː ðuːˈtʰi.u pɾarai̯ˈðaːðuɾ ˈju.aː aːs ˈsteːɾpa] walk.COND.3SG.FEM on two.LOC leg.PL.LOC REL.ANIM.FEM.NOM COP.3SG.FEM INDEF=enemy.NOM Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy. Trantīpa phē cāyu praraydhādur, mū yam sīn ...
by Iyionaku
23 Sep 2020 19:06
Forum: Translations
Topic: Animal Farm - The seven commandments
Replies: 10
Views: 439

Re: Animal Farm - The seven commandments

... but some are more equal than others. Certainly the most iconic quote from that book! I plan to create another challenge with this sentence and the infamous last one of the book. However, I didn't want to create a challenge that's too long so nobody does it, and neither did I want to create mult...
by Iyionaku
23 Sep 2020 14:14
Forum: Translations
Topic: Animal Farm - The seven commandments
Replies: 10
Views: 439

Re: Animal Farm - The seven commandments

:con: Yélian Téviter bernet pas conemi prena, bit drosu. [ˈteːʋɨtəd̟ ˈbeɾnə‿pɐs ˈkoːnəmi ˈpɾeːnɐ, bɨ‿ˈdɾoːsu] REL.3SG.ANIM.MASC walk-3SG on leg-DU-ENUM two, COP.3SG.ANIM enemy Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy. Téviter bernet pas gonani perta, ùpa bet espan, bit ʻifran. [ˈteːʋɨtəd̟ ˈbeɾnə‿pɐs ...
by Iyionaku
23 Sep 2020 14:01
Forum: Translations
Topic: Animal Farm - The seven commandments
Replies: 10
Views: 439

Animal Farm - The seven commandments

:eng: English

Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy.
Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings, is a friend.
No animal shall wear clothes.
No animal shall sleep in a bed.
No animal shall drink alcohol.
No animal shall kill any other animal.
All animals are equal.
by Iyionaku
18 Sep 2020 09:36
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay XII - FINISHED!!
Replies: 238
Views: 9428

Re: CBB Conlang Relay XII - FINISHED!!

I will give a few more words to the alterations I introduced to ring 2 too. In general I think I did a quite solid job, but still a few things happened. Changes from shimobaatar's torch to my translation: sister --> older sister This one is clearly my fault. Shimo had the entry āšš-: n. (older) sist...
by Iyionaku
12 Sep 2020 11:07
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay XII - FINISHED!!
Replies: 238
Views: 9428

Re: CBB Conlang Relay XII - ONGOING (signups remain open)

Jackk, is it possible for you to also post the full torches of every participant? It's always interesting to me how other people structure the torches, and it might also shed some light on certain mistranslations if you can see how the torch was structured and its vocabulary is described.
by Iyionaku
11 Sep 2020 23:20
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay XII - FINISHED!!
Replies: 238
Views: 9428

Re: CBB Conlang Relay XII - ONGOING (signups remain open)

What does google translate think your language is? Challenge for Ring 2 (as I was in there): Jackk: Corse shimobaatar: Hausa Iyionaku: Haitian Parlox: Galician sasasha: Haitian Yrusia: Frisian kiwikami: Igbo Reyzandren: Hausa littlesalmon: Samoan Linguifex: Hungarian DzêtaRedfang: Vietnamese Final t...
by Iyionaku
11 Sep 2020 07:24
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay XII - FINISHED!!
Replies: 238
Views: 9428

Re: CBB Conlang Relay XII - ONGOING (signups remain open)

The second ring sounds completely like one of these rather mundane stories that were passed down for so many generations without ever being written, that it's completely epic in the end. A spinning crowd on the dance floor? Hmm... what about Barbarians? No no, a single ruffian it is. Y'know what, le...
by Iyionaku
09 Sep 2020 14:35
Forum: Translations
Topic: The food that we were going to sell
Replies: 28
Views: 4271

Re: The food that we were going to sell

:con: Paatherye Naye wey khurpīn dhre praykēname the fūthur ēsme praykēnamtā khīte ās jalewū ūșay pertecī. [ˈnaje wei̯ kʰuɾˈpiːn ðɾe pɾai̯ˈkeːname tʰe ˈfuːtʰuɾ ˈeːsme praɪ̯keːˈnamtaː kʰiːte aːs d͡ʒaˈle.uː ˈuːʃai̯ peɾˈtet͡siː] NEG.COND.3SG.MASC 1PL.NOM AUX.PROG.COND.IPF.1PL from sell.INF REL.INAN.MAS...
by Iyionaku
07 Sep 2020 15:18
Forum: Translations
Topic: Questions and indefinites
Replies: 35
Views: 4605

Re: Questions and indefinites

:con: Paatherye Kayu tīmi vaycīme nā? - Payther tīmi vaycīme nā. [ˈkaju ˈtiːmi vai̯ˈt͡siːme naː? ˈpai̯tʰeɾ ˈtiːmi vai̯ˈt͡siːme naː] who.NOM AUX.PROG.3SG watch.INF 1SG.ACC | someone.NOM AUX.PROG.3SG watch.INF 1SG.ACC Who is watching me? Somebody is watching me. Thū yes vajanū kesē? Thū yes vajanū ant...
by Iyionaku
07 Sep 2020 09:24
Forum: Translations
Topic: "An open letter to the fat, arrogant, anti-charismatic national embarrassment known as president John Adams."
Replies: 5
Views: 190

Re: "An open letter to the fat, arrogant, anti-charismatic national embarrassment known as president John Adams."

urdasǽcadarcenacaprésèdreinènatal embarrasment-national-NEG-affluent-and-arrogant-and-fat So it's just a coincidence that the end of the word, -présèdreinènatal, looks like "president"? Actually, yes! President is presidént in Yélian. The word can be broken down as follows: urdasé-acadar-ce-nacapré...
by Iyionaku
07 Sep 2020 08:41
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What languages influence your conlangs?
Replies: 90
Views: 7234

Re: What languages influence your conlangs?

Paatherye is an Indo-European conlang located in its own branch, but I didn't create it systematically; instead, I took from each branch what I liked. The ablaut system comes from Germanic languages and the two adjectival declination patterns are specifically German. The phonology is closely modeled...