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by Hālian
22 Feb 2023 07:18
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Tengwar script question
Replies: 5
Views: 11017

Re: Tengwar script question

To add to the previous replies, I think what makes the Tengwar script very appealing is the logical sequence with which you move from one sound to the next as in a space continuum where the letter describes the movement of the tongue and lips, which makes it hard for me to actually remember the cha...
by Hālian
11 Feb 2023 07:59
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: You
Replies: 946
Views: 265458

Re: You

Alias(es): Hâlian Location: Central Florida Date of birth: 1994.05.29 Gender: he/him Occupation: Unemployed :( Interests: Roadgeekery, furry, pro wrestling other than WWE, maps, conlangs, worldbuilding, tabletop game design, graphic design, sumo, others I can't remember Favorite music: Rock 'n roll...
by Hālian
03 Dec 2022 13:09
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What is the newest word in your conlang?
Replies: 87
Views: 26948

Re: What is the newest word in your conlang?

https://i.ibb.co/HgDv24Y/Flag-smiley.png Classical Âirumâli: sáris /sá.ɾis/ adj. first sárila /sá.ɾi.la/ n., solar, anim. "prime" — the primary lover in a polycule; safir default to polyamory sárilo /sá.ɾi.lo/ n., lunar, anim. wife qřđè /qr.ðɛ̀/ n., solar, anim. husband þasiřvaň /θa.sir.β...
by Hālian
28 Nov 2022 05:13
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What is the newest word in your conlang?
Replies: 87
Views: 26948

Re: What is the newest word in your conlang?

iaelá /i.a.ɛ.lá/ n., solar, anim. “papyrus” (both the plant and the paper made therefrom)
by Hālian
04 Nov 2022 14:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad
Replies: 14
Views: 4284

Re: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad

eldin raigmore wrote: 04 Nov 2022 01:50I would bid Slot 6 No Trump with this hand.
Double.
by Hālian
29 Oct 2022 06:00
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad
Replies: 14
Views: 4284

Re: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad

Made a new verb conjugation paradigm for Classical Âirumâli! \o/ https://img.guildedcdn.com/ContentMediaGenericFiles/bdb24769c0224d78edc3392022a5367b-Full.webp?w=702&h=422 Now one can make such words as alundiřecìĺiqâ “we could hypothetically have not, earlier today, helped to telekinetically mo...
by Hālian
28 May 2021 06:47
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad
Replies: 14
Views: 4284

Re: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad

Including by reference this post listing the phonology of Lierean, one of my other Alliance clong ideas.
by Hālian
28 May 2021 06:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 578
Views: 159810

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

Lierean, a clong without plosives, because I thought Āirumāli didn't sound elfy enough. :P (Also inspired by the unrelated conscript of the same name; in-universe, it's spoken in the Lier river valley on Daia.) To wit: /m n ɲ ŋ/ /ɸ θ s ʃ ç h/ /ʋ ɹ j ɰ/ /l ʎ ʟ/ /i ɨ u/ /e ə o/ /a/ There are also four...
by Hālian
22 May 2021 09:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang word easter eggs?
Replies: 133
Views: 36295

Re: Conlang word easter eggs?

Hālian wrote: 21 Mar 2021 10:15I have an undying love of Easter eggs in my lexica, mainly Classical Āirumāli:
Oh, also! Méraki /mɛ́ɾɑki/, which can refer to any form of communication but by default refers to telepathy, is named after a model of wireless router produced by Cisco that my college uses.
by Hālian
22 May 2021 09:05
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The longest and the shortest word in your conlang
Replies: 29
Views: 16309

Re: The longest and the shortest word in your conlang

https://images2.imgbox.com/c0/e4/mGjq762e_o.png Classical Āirumāli: Longest If compound words count: ykùháqa řaláigwóverère (22) /y.kù.hɑ́.qɑ rɑ.lɑ́.i.gʍó.βɛ.ɾɛ̀.ɾɛ/ hymenopteran greatsword-tail " Megarhyssa wasp" Else, if proper nouns count: Vraíssaþelèmnaí (15) /βɾɑ.ís.sɑ.θɛ.lɛ̀m.nɑ.í/ ...
by Hālian
22 May 2021 08:37
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Have you created any idioms in your conlangs? What are some examples?
Replies: 19
Views: 12884

Re: Have you created any idioms in your conlangs? What are some examples?

https://images2.imgbox.com/c0/e4/mGjq762e_o.png One of the prevailing metaphors in Classical Āirumāli is that SOUL IS WATER, as reflected e.g. in the formal greeting and response given below: Áìs e ilumjân Vâraþêìn siþêyitaji ló? Iseifon žailwon kânivoacíwid. /áìs ɛ ilumjâ:n βâ:ɾaθɛ̂:ìn siθɛ̂:yitaj...
by Hālian
22 May 2021 08:29
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What is the newest word in your conlang?
Replies: 87
Views: 26948

Re: What is the newest word in your conlang?

https://images2.imgbox.com/c0/e4/mGjq762e_o.png Classical Āirumāli: qumewrā vt. to hide sth. qumeuþ vi. to hide qumew n. "hider"; a small marsupial-like creature native to the desert planet Ciqaþrai, coveted by the Third Perseus Company which colonized the planet and which engineered the ...
by Hālian
22 Mar 2021 06:26
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad
Replies: 14
Views: 4284

Re: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad

Your Hoennese Realm link leads to commercial spam. Oop, I forgot to change it when I had to change Hoenn's URL. It's been fixed now. No, it isn't. Guess who has two thumbs and is irredeemably stupid‽ :mrgreen: I had updated the Website field of my profile but not my signature. Now both should point...
by Hālian
21 Mar 2021 10:15
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang word easter eggs?
Replies: 133
Views: 36295

Re: Conlang word easter eggs?

I have an undying love of Easter eggs in my lexica, mainly Classical Āirumāli: Vartá “a shortsighted decision with bad long-term consequences” derives from the Varta clock battery, the nemesis of retrocomputer collectors due to its tendency to explode and ruin mainboards. Nelāga “adoptive homeland; ...
by Hālian
21 Mar 2021 03:27
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad
Replies: 14
Views: 4284

Re: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad

Creyeditor wrote: 20 Mar 2021 21:17I have to admit that I don't know if I understand the table in your last post. Is this conlang oligosynthetic? Why do you organise the meaning in a phonological chart?
Because I intend for every possible syllable to also be a word. Oligosynthesis is an interesting idea.
by Hālian
21 Mar 2021 03:25
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad
Replies: 14
Views: 4284

Re: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad

eldin raigmore wrote: 21 Mar 2021 01:27 Your Hoennese Realm link leads to commercial spam.
Oop, I forgot to change it when I had to change Hoenn's URL. It's been fixed now.
by Hālian
20 Mar 2021 17:35
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad
Replies: 14
Views: 4284

Re: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad

TODO: assign a meaning to every possible single-syllable Lessan word. [info] Progress report: 237/312! https://i.ibb.co/3WV6w2X/2021-03-20-12-18-23-Lessan-monosyllabic-words-xlsx-Saved.png Seeking feedback on word choice and suggestions, with the guidance that this language is for forest- and jungl...
by Hālian
06 Feb 2021 07:50
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad
Replies: 14
Views: 4284

Re: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad

Also this post about number words in Lessan, along with a brief overview of the language that mostly duplicates what's in the OP of this thread.

TODO: assign a meaning to every possible single-syllable Lessan word.
by Hālian
06 Feb 2021 03:28
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad
Replies: 14
Views: 4284

Re: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad

Including by reference this post about number words in Classical Āirumāli, and soliciting feedback on everything that was, is, & will be in this thread.
by Hālian
31 Jan 2021 13:48
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad
Replies: 14
Views: 4284

Hālian's Alleged Scratchpad

I'm finally joining the cool kids in 2011 and getting myself a scratchpad. Expect clonging and worldbuilding stuff to be posted here intermittently. Or not. To start out: Nouns in the Lessan language are collective-singulative, with a polysingularizing noun class system, listed and exemplified below...