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by Omzinesý
29 Jul 2020 22:32
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Ivka language
Replies: 11
Views: 476

Re: Ivka language

It's possible that I will split this project into a lang inspired by Greek and Baltic and the Saami stuff.
Salishan control is still preserved.
by Omzinesý
29 Jul 2020 22:25
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 11847
Views: 1427144

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

Is it likely to have one word in a set loaned and another word not loaned? For example, I loaned one word from another language meaning "bridegroom" and have another word natively derived meaning "bride." I reckon these type of words are usually not loaned individually, but counterexamples would be...
by Omzinesý
16 Jul 2020 22:46
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Ivka language
Replies: 11
Views: 476

Re: Ivka language

I'm also adding an aspect distinction: Nonhabitual vs. Habitual. I don't know how it plays with Control but they are not the same thing however. So there are eight forms: Aspect x Control x Tense Noncontrol x Habitual x Present and Noncontrol x Habitual x Past and Control x Habitual x Past are expre...
by Omzinesý
16 Jul 2020 21:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Ivka language
Replies: 11
Views: 476

Re: Ivka language

The new consonant phoneme inventory p t͡s t k c f s θ ç x v z ð j ɣ m n ɲ r l ʎ p t͡s t k c f s θ ç x v z ð j ɣ m n ɲ r l ʎ Consonants have three lenghts. Over-long consonants are though prevoiced. Plosives: t t: d:t Voiceless fricatives: θ θ: ðθ Voiced fricatives: ð ð: ð:θ Liquids: l l: l:: Nasals ...
by Omzinesý
15 Jul 2020 08:42
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Omzinian Scrap thread
Replies: 97
Views: 22931

Re: Omzinian Scrap thread

Note: Estonian ilus 'beautiful' is derived from ilu 'beauty'. -s is also Inessive marker thus

"Ma olen ilus." can either be analyzed as 'I am (a) beautiful.' or 'I am in beauty.'

That could be generalized in a conlang.
by Omzinesý
09 Jul 2020 22:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Omzinian Scrap thread
Replies: 97
Views: 22931

Re: Omzinian Scrap thread

Idea:

The phoneme inventory takes inspiration from Modern Greek and the morphology takes inspiration from Estonian.
by Omzinesý
08 Jul 2020 11:27
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yay or Nay?
Replies: 86
Views: 811

Re: Yay or Nay?

Currently thinking about making a Slavic language. My idea right now is for one that maintained Greek as its liturgical language rather than Church Slavonic and was in general more closely connected to Greece. Grammar would be similar to the Southern Slavic languages but vocabulary and phonology wo...
by Omzinesý
08 Jul 2020 01:20
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 184
Views: 1761

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

p t t͡s c k <p t t/ti k/ki k>
f θ s ç x <ph th s kh/khi kh>
v ð z j ɣ <v d z g/gi g>
m n ɲ <m n ni>
l ʎ <l li>
r <r>

Something based on Modern Greek.
<t> is always t͡s before /i/
Velars merge with palatals before front vowels.

Homestly I don't know what's worth conlanging in this.
by Omzinesý
30 Jun 2020 17:02
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A short lang - again
Replies: 9
Views: 297

Re: A short lang - again

Nominalizations Nominalizations are formed by just adding the nominal suffixes to the end of the clause. Because clauses always end in a verb, the nominal endings are also added to the verb. [t͡soq'o tʰozi t͡sɔpa: ɛ:zɛ:p'at̚] [Zoq'o thosi zaopa]-g aegsaenp'at. Zoq'o thosi zaop-a-g aegs-aenp'-a-t Z p...
by Omzinesý
27 Jun 2020 11:05
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A short lang - again
Replies: 9
Views: 297

Re: A short lang - again

I will add Partitive case.

- Head of numbers and other quantifyers
- Abstract noun as a modifyer 'man of honour'
- material something is made of.
- Nonspecific argument in negative clauses 'any N'
- Maybe used of mass nouns more generally
by Omzinesý
24 Jun 2020 11:45
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A short lang - again
Replies: 9
Views: 297

Re: A short lang - again

Verbs Incorporation is where I usually fail my langs. I'm not paying attention to it. It may appear but morphologically it is just positioning the object noun in the unmarked form before the verb. All grammatical morphemes are suffixes. The pattern 0[stem] 1[inchohative/cessative/voice] 2[aspect/neg...
by Omzinesý
24 Jun 2020 10:27
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A short lang - again
Replies: 9
Views: 297

Re: A short lang - again

I like it! Verb-final languages that have morphosyntax highly influenced by pragmatic salience, would probably put the topic first, and put the focus in Wackernagel position, right next to the verb. I think. At least according to M.H. Klaiman. Grammatical Voice. In the series Cambridge Studies in L...
by Omzinesý
23 Jun 2020 22:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A short lang - again
Replies: 9
Views: 297

Re: A short lang - again

Syntax (Nearly) Every clause has either a Topic marker or a Focus marker. They (usually) appear as enclitics in the first word of the clause. They also express evidentiality. The word order is strict: verb-last and Topic/Focus first. The copula can sometimes be dropped. Coq'o-g t'ini [ba]. Coq'o-∅-g...
by Omzinesý
23 Jun 2020 21:35
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A short lang - again
Replies: 9
Views: 297

Re: A short lang - again

There are no adjectives. Characteristics are expressed by nominalized verbs or nouns in Equeative case or Similative case. Equeative means 'who is N' while Similative means 'who is like N' t'ini 'child' t'inih Coq'o 'the young Coq'o / Coq'o who is a child' t'inil Coq'o 'the childish Coq'o / Coq' who...
by Omzinesý
23 Jun 2020 21:04
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A short lang - again
Replies: 9
Views: 297

Re: A short lang - again

If the NP is marked as Topic, its case is Nominative, Accusative (or some other case). If the NP is not marker as Topic, its case is Absolutive, Ergative (or some other case). Typically, the transitive subject is marked as Topic and appears in zero-marked Nominative and the transitive object is not ...
by Omzinesý
23 Jun 2020 20:51
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A short lang - again
Replies: 9
Views: 297

Re: A short lang - again

p' t' s'~t͡s' k' q' pʰ tʰ sʰ~t͡sʰ kʰ qʰ p t s~t͡s k q ʔ h β ð z ɣ ʁ (usually intervocalic) m n r l j w <p' t' c' k' q'> <ph th ch kh qh> <p t c k q '> <h> <b d g x> <m n> <r l> <j w> i u <i u> e o <e o> ɛ ɔ <ae ao> ä <a> Phonotactics (C)(C)V(C) But - only allowed onset consonant clusters are {plosiv...
by Omzinesý
23 Jun 2020 20:49
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: A short lang - again
Replies: 9
Views: 297

A short lang - again

Some ideas derive from Quechua. The language is agglutinative and suffixing. The categories expressed morphologically are: NOUNS Cases Syntactic cases zero Nominative/Absolutive -t(a) Accusative -qaq Ergative Cases usually appearing as modifiers -yu Assosiative -h Equative -l Similative -chan Compar...
by Omzinesý
23 Jun 2020 19:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Omzinian Scrap thread
Replies: 97
Views: 22931

Re: Omzinian Scrap thread

Idea: split alignment based on topicality of the noun The language has a special topic marker. If the NP is marked as Topic, its case is Nominative, Accusative (or some other case). If the NP is not marker as Topic, its case is Absolutive, Ergative (or some other case). Typically, the transitive sub...
by Omzinesý
21 Jun 2020 05:30
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Omzinian Scrap thread
Replies: 97
Views: 22931

Re: Omzinian Scrap thread

And another phoneme inventory p' t' s'~t͡s' k' q' pʰ tʰ sʰ~t͡sʰ kʰ qʰ p t s~t͡s k q ʔ h β ð z ɣ ʁ (usually intervocally) m n r l j w i u e o ɛ ɔ ä Vowels can be long, which is a reflex of compensatory lengthening from a sonorant. Phonotactics (C)(C)V(C) But - only allowed onset consonant clusters ar...
by Omzinesý
19 Jun 2020 19:51
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Gada language - a isolate in Sweden
Replies: 35
Views: 2628

Re: Gada language - a isolate in Sweden

Number system is still not ready. Just a note for myself

1 gij
2 sat
3 pos
4 jaki
5 bø