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by eldin raigmore
25 Feb 2021 22:50
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Typological voting game
Replies: 150
Views: 8329

Re: Typological voting game

Porphyrogenitos wrote: 25 Feb 2021 01:45 We will leave this to the discretion of the individual users who submit proposals for the final tone-stress system.
Have those already been submitted?
If not, what are the rules for submitting a proposal or some proposals?
by eldin raigmore
25 Feb 2021 01:33
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Typological voting game
Replies: 150
Views: 8329

Re: Typological voting game

Yes! Although you don't need to list your 2nd, 3rd etc choices. I get why you're doing it, but unless we got everyone to list their choices and ran a whole ranked choice voting system I'm not really able to factor them in. So it only mattered on the vowel-length-and-diphthong inventory question, an...
by eldin raigmore
25 Feb 2021 01:04
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Typological voting game
Replies: 150
Views: 8329

Re: Typological voting game

Round 14 Unbounded stress type: 1st choice: B) Right/right 2nd choice: C) Left/left 3rd choice: A) Right/left Secondary stress: A) 2ndary stress is present Vowel length (and diphthong) inventory: 1st choice: D) 2nd choice: C) Chapter 20 Fusion .... 1st choice: A) exclusively concatenating 2nd choice...
by eldin raigmore
23 Feb 2021 14:04
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Flowering Fields - Snapshots from Rireinu
Replies: 72
Views: 10605

Re: Flowering Fields - Snapshots from Rireinu

k1234567890y wrote: 23 Feb 2021 04:52 I wonder what would the Rireinu version of this look like: https://www.zompist.com/amercult.html
I second k-y’s question. If the bicycle dragoon already has a website answering it, can she post the link again?
Thanks!
by eldin raigmore
23 Feb 2021 13:54
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Typological voting game
Replies: 150
Views: 8329

Re: Typological voting game

I know it’s early. . I vote for secondary stress; whether rhythmic or polar. . I vote for it to be weight-sensitive. . I vote for it to have the same weight-system primary stress has. . I vote for it to start at the other end of the word from the primary stress. . I vote rhythm instead of polar stre...
by eldin raigmore
22 Feb 2021 01:04
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Typological voting game
Replies: 150
Views: 8329

Re: Typological voting game

Are we going to have either polar secondary stress or rhythmic secondary stress?
If so should we vote on it before or after we vote on how many syllable-weights to have?
by eldin raigmore
21 Feb 2021 14:08
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Your written ideolect.
Replies: 14
Views: 187

Re: Your written ideolect.

I started using exclamation points because I read somewhere that kids read texts from their parents as orders when there’re periods but as conversation when there’re exclamation points. I never verified that and anyway even assuming it’s true it usually wouldn’t be relevant to what I’m writing at th...
by eldin raigmore
21 Feb 2021 01:02
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Your written ideolect.
Replies: 14
Views: 187

Re: Your written ideolect.

I’ve started using exclamation points where I used to use periods!
by eldin raigmore
18 Feb 2021 16:47
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Typological voting game
Replies: 150
Views: 8329

Re: Typological voting game

* any doubly-closed syllable (coda is a cluster) is superheavy (trimoraic) IIRC, we do not allow code clusters per earlier vote. Apart from that, your stress idea looks like a promising first half of a proposal for the stress tone system. Even so we could have superheavy syllables. Are we going to ...
by eldin raigmore
18 Feb 2021 14:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Typological voting game
Replies: 150
Views: 8329

Re: Typological voting game

Long vowels: /i: ɨ: u:/ /e:/ /a:/ i.e. one to go with each short vowel. Diphthongs: /iu ui eu au ei ai ue ua ie ia/ i.e. post- and pre- -labialize and -palatalize each peripheral short vowel. (Not counting ii nor uu as diphthongs; I think they’re long monophthongs instead. So a total of twenty vowel...
by eldin raigmore
18 Feb 2021 13:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Typological voting game
Replies: 150
Views: 8329

Re: Typological voting game

Speaking of superheavy syllables, I propose: * an open syllable whose nucleus is a short monophthong is light (monomraic). * an open syllable whose nucleus is a long monophthong or a diphthong is heavy (bimoraic) * a singly-closed syllable (coda is not a cluster) whose nucleus is a short monophthong...
by eldin raigmore
18 Feb 2021 12:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Typological voting game
Replies: 150
Views: 8329

Re: Typological voting game

Question: How many syllable-weights are there? If the heaviest syllables are bimoraic, I vote D right-oriented. As a general rule if a word contains a trimoraic-or-heavier superheavy syllable the primary stress will be on one of its superheavy syllables whether or not it’s in the “stress window” tha...
by eldin raigmore
17 Feb 2021 20:44
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Flowering Fields - Snapshots from Rireinu
Replies: 72
Views: 10605

Re: Flowering Fields - Snapshots from Rireinu

Wow, elemtilas, you’re right! My (apparently faulty) memory is that Radetzky’s first name sounded feminine to me. But I don’t see her first name upon second look! I don’t know where I got the idea she is female! .... OTOH Henry Gladstone Kiku seems to be Kikuyu. (If he was Kenyan, and not a trans sa...
by eldin raigmore
17 Feb 2021 17:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random ideas: Morphosyntax
Replies: 746
Views: 126760

Re: Random ideas: Morphosyntax

To me “duactionality” suggests “do it again: except, this time, actually do it!”
by eldin raigmore
16 Feb 2021 19:07
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Your written ideolect.
Replies: 14
Views: 187

Re: Your written ideolect.

This is about linguistics but also too much in the spirit of somewhere else's Ephemera, so I put it here. Everyone's written word is different, but especially on the internet where one's writing not for posterity but as a part of quite informal conversations in a spirit of 'whatever', and so we wri...
by eldin raigmore
16 Feb 2021 18:49
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Random Conworld idea thread
Replies: 455
Views: 117121

Re: Random Conworld idea thread

hell, there's even a big ass hole in the ground on the north pole from where the ancient machines belched forth greenhouse gases and the like. Wow, the north pole of Kankonia has a big jerk on the ground too. lmfao i hadn't considered the pun One of the reasons I’m conscientious about hyphens; To d...
by eldin raigmore
15 Feb 2021 23:11
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Flowering Fields - Snapshots from Rireinu
Replies: 72
Views: 10605

Re: Flowering Fields - Snapshots from Rireinu

I find First Secretary Radetzky fascinating. She is dedicated to her career and her mission, and turns frustrations and delays and obstacles to her advantage by studying and reading up on things. She seems to always have a plan B and a plan C, and probably frequently has a plan D as well. She’s prob...
by eldin raigmore
15 Feb 2021 04:31
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What are you listening to/watching?
Replies: 208
Views: 8513

Re: What are you listening to/watching?

I'm presuming there's some kind of polyglottal translator service in use. Yes, in the very first scene, our hero with the Korean name approaches a big blonde woman and addresses her in English. Before he finishes she pulls her translator out of her ear and bangs it on her desk and curses it in Germ...
by eldin raigmore
14 Feb 2021 03:05
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 256
Views: 23263

Re: What did you accomplish today?

I figured out some more about how Adpihi and Reptigan assign the “official” first and second individual* names to their offspring.
*(the names they don’t share with their same-sex full siblings.)