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Dormouse559 wrote: 16 Sep 2020 05:47
Khemehekis wrote: 16 Sep 2020 04:51
With a name like Ewa, what else would she be?

Na'vi?
What does it say about me that I thought of "Avatar" first?
It says that you have good taste in conworlds! And probably conlangs, too -- speak any Na'vi?
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Khemehekis wrote: 16 Sep 2020 04:51With a name like Ewa, what else would she be?
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Na'vi?[/spoiler2]
I believe there are many other Eastern and Central European possibilities.
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eldin raigmore wrote: 16 Sep 2020 17:58
Khemehekis wrote: 16 Sep 2020 04:51With a name like Ewa, what else would she be?
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Na'vi?[/spoiler2]
I believe there are many other Eastern and Central European possibilities.
Isn't Polish the only Balto-Slavic language that spells /v/ with a W, though?
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eldin raigmore wrote: 16 Sep 2020 04:26
elemtilas wrote: 13 Sep 2020 17:40
eldin raigmore wrote: 13 Sep 2020 08:01By the way Ewa of Worldbuilding Notes narrated her first two YouTube videos in Lojban. She sounds quite fluent to me, but her native language appears to be Polish.
Give us a link! I've never heard Lojban yspoke before. I've heard plenty of Esperanto, from the famous movie to their (un)national anthem. Though that's obviously sung.
https://youtu.be/l8nI01b4TXA

https://youtu.be/ViGGR231zvQ
Interesting. You're right she does sound quite proficient. Not my favourite sound profile in a language, though.
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“elemtilas” wrote: Not my favourite sound profile in a language, though.
I don’t really have an esthetic for the phonology of any of my conlangs.
What comes closest is probably my desire that listeners know for sure what speakers say.
And since I don’t really know how to achieve that, that’s kind of vague, unless I figure it out better.

I’ve never heard a natlang that I thought sounds bad; nor an IRL dialect of one (excluding some jargon, some cant, and some slang — maybe — but not even all of that!).
Very few conlangs sound ugly to me either; even the ones deliberately designed to sound ugly often don’t to me sound as ugly as I think the creators intended.
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Khemehekis wrote: 16 Sep 2020 11:11
Dormouse559 wrote: 16 Sep 2020 05:47What does it say about me that I thought of "Avatar" first?
It says that you have good taste in conworlds! And probably conlangs, too -- speak any Na'vi?
Nope, I know just enough Na'vi to know the name has a glottal stop in it. [:P]


As for what I'm listening to: "Folklore", Taylor Swift's latest album. I've been listening to it occasionally for the past few weeks. The two songs that stand out to me the most are The Last Great American Dynasty and Seven. I like the former song because a 20th-century socialite (Rebekah Harkness) is such an unusual and intriguing subject for a pop song; the latter song is the main one on the album I catch myself absentmindedly singing, and its lyrics seem rather simple at first but deal with a complex theme. Really, though, I enjoy listening to all the songs.
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Recently, some heavy metal.

And some more.
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