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by kiwikami
01 Jun 2020 13:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 14
Views: 174

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Is·Muàhùlûsımûxu kata raúr : Taısí raúsılıúr Hızaràharí ız·Ẓamımkıltalıkàx xa·asár áḳımı. Today I unfortunately learned that video evidence exists of me in a dance-off at an anime convention. Laltaltaklatkaı : tı·mas Mluı : úl·mas Ílmıàltarùlmıtırık. I do not dance well, but am too tired to be embar...
by kiwikami
22 May 2020 15:45
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 14
Views: 174

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Saìtḳùuar Hûarkàẓkalı ma? quarantine<PAT> trust<2.3-all S >-now e* -DUR Q How is quarantine going so far for all y'all? Is·Atǎasaı mlarıusazı uùr·ıúl uḳàù xa·raìzaılàmzaí muárıs : Mrızımı. during be.at<1.4-PL>-DUR-VOL.ACT weekend<OBL> inside ale<PAT> little.box<OBL> BEN music.neighbors<1 BEN -AGT> M...
by kiwikami
06 May 2020 22:01
Forum: Translations
Topic: stand lie sit hang
Replies: 18
Views: 3513

Re: stand lie sit hang

Alál Mtuítaı maılxuaı Ẓaìḳ. [m̩ˈtvidǝj ˈmǝjɬxfǝj t͡ʃʕeŋ] lie.prone<3.3>- DUR - VOL.ACT bed<3- PAT > John< AGT > John is lying in bed. Mtıutsuta Ẓaìḳ. [m̩ˈtjotsʊd t͡ʃʕeŋ] lie.prone<3>- INCP - VOL.ACT John< AGT > John lies down. Úmtuítxaàs ımàıẓ lıúr Ẓaìḳ. [vumˈtvitxɑs ɪˈmɑjʃ ɬjuɾ t͡ʃʕeŋ] CAUS -lie.p...
by kiwikami
01 May 2020 10:23
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Alál: There are consonants!
Replies: 9
Views: 551

Re: Alál: Consonant Phonology

   *gasp* I actually wrote out allophonic variation?  Clearly the world is, in fact, ending.   Consonant Phonology Alright. Here's a consonant-specific phoneme inventory... tʼ~ʔ t k m ŋ s ɬ ʃ ç x ts tɬ tʃ ɾ ...and orthography. ṭ t k m ḳ s l z h x ṣ ḷ ẓ r Abbreviations for rule-writing purposes:   C ...
by kiwikami
30 Apr 2020 21:38
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Sixth Conversation Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 16393

Re: The Sixth Conversation Thread

For those who aren't classical fans: can you name works by Loewe, Lloyd Webber, Sondheim, Rodgers, Bock, Herman, Wildhorn, Leigh, Kander and Styne? Ah, Wildhorn. So much melodrama. So many power ballads. I'm a sucker for power ballads. Jekyll & Hyde has a personal space set aside for it in my heart...
by kiwikami
23 Apr 2020 13:14
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: 8values political quiz
Replies: 40
Views: 513

Re: 8values political quiz

...How on earth do they define 'progress'? Ah, well, as elemtilas said it's always fun to see what they say, even if a lot of those questions had me wishing for clarification or some attempt at nuance. (It looks like you and I are rather similar according to them, Khemehekis.) https://8values.github...
by kiwikami
10 Apr 2020 12:37
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 14
Views: 174

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Mahan ham as Alal, zash Kiwikami? Q that PRS Alál VOC Kiwikami Is that Alál, Kiwikami? Á mas mulas. be P* that 2 .OBL that 2 .AFF.OBL It is indeed. Malmılí. Iz mas Malìtusta. Mamultuhṭulsulaı, Masuaı... sleep<1>-sleep-STAT | alongside Z* that 2 .OBL sleep<1>-NEG-OPT E+ -INCP-VOL.ACT | learn<1.4PL-N...
by kiwikami
01 Apr 2020 09:23
Forum: Translations
Topic: All this handwashing is drying out my hands.
Replies: 7
Views: 228

Re: All this handwashing is drying out my hands.

Alál: Ùlulmıkullussír zaxaùḷa mrazàḷhuraıàx. [ˈvo.ɮʊɬ.mɪ.gʊ.ɬʊˌsiɾ ʃǝˈxʕo.d͡ɮǝ mɾǝˈʃɑt͡ɬ.çʊ.ɾǝˌjɑx] ù-lu~lmu<ıkv>l-ls-sí-r za<xa-ù>ḷ-a mru<a-zàḷ>h-raı-à-x CAUS.NVL - HAB ~dry<3.1 PL >- PRS - INCH - CAUS.NVL hand<1 POSS - PAT >- PAT clean<1-hand>- NMLZ.AGT - CONC - VOL.ACT My current frequent handwa...
by kiwikami
01 Apr 2020 00:08
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Sixth Conversation Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 16393

Re: The Sixth Conversation Thread

None of us can ever be truly certain that every other user isn't an alternate account for a single individual; perhaps there are only two people on here after all, talking to themselves and each other. Or perhaps we are all only one person, with very conveniently-timed memory loss allowing us to imm...
by kiwikami
28 Mar 2020 23:06
Forum: Translations
Topic: I have all the toilet paper and you can't have any.
Replies: 6
Views: 171

Re: I have all the toilet paper and you can't have any.

Alál: Rukǎrakaḳaı mrûhaḳhaùṣa Rumultuḳàrsǐsıh. [ɾʊˈkɑ.ɾa.gǝ.ŋǝj ˈmɾu.ʝɑŋˌçʕo.d͡zǝ ˌɾo.mʊɬ.tʊˈŋɑɾ.zeˌsiç] ru<akà-1vŕkv>ḳ-ı-a mru<ú>h-vr̀-ḳha<ù>ṣ-a ru<umv-ltv>ḳ-àr-sì-sí-h own<1.3pl-all.o>- DUR - VOL.ACT cleanliness< PAT >- PURPOSE -paper< PAT >- PAT own<2.4pl-NEG>- HYP - FUT - INCH - VOL.ACT I have ...
by kiwikami
28 Mar 2020 02:32
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Sixth Conversation Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 16393

Re: The Sixth Conversation Thread

Plus, they double as tiny little spears, while conchiglie would make nice tiny shields. Obviously not for people-sized people, though, but for some sort of goblin or feegle maybe? conchiglie are due for our best conchiglieres Wee weapons for wee beasties. https://redditupvoted.files.wordpress.com/2...
by kiwikami
27 Mar 2020 22:13
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Does anyone else try and actually speak or pronounce their conlang or is it all on paper?
Replies: 18
Views: 537

Re: Does anyone else try and actually speak or pronounce their conlang or is it all on paper?

I translate songs and texts into my conlangs, or sometimes write novel songs, to sing or recite to myself quite regularly. My main design focus for any phonology is simply that I like how something sounds, and I too will go through declension tables pronouncing everything for fun (you're not alone i...
by kiwikami
25 Mar 2020 10:07
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 101
Views: 607

Re: What did you accomplish today?

On a conlanging note, I'm working on an overview of basic verb conjugations for Alál, since they changed a bit recently and I want to get things sorted out all fancy and official like. Gosh dang do I love it when morphophonological rules interact in such a way that makes completely regular verbs, wh...
by kiwikami
21 Mar 2020 23:41
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Alál: There are consonants!
Replies: 9
Views: 551

Re: Alál, Again: Possessors and Benefactors

Just wanted to mention that I am still reading (and enjoying!) this. Same. I would have liked to comment in more detail, but for now I will limit myself to reiterating that Alál is one of my all-time favourite conlangs. [+1] It’s so weird and quirky! Can’t wait for more content, and I especially ca...
by kiwikami
21 Mar 2020 05:24
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 14
Views: 174

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Izì mas arà, Lakàlḳâṭlax mṭaìḷ (IL) Saıkḷàx ·Tâsulǔrulaıá·.
ızì.mas.arà la<akà-1ḳvr̀ṭ>làx mṭa<aì>ḷ sa<ıvk>ḷàx ta<a-ŕ>sùlùr<úla>ıá
following.from.that talk.to<1.3-all.O> state<AGT> say<3.1PL> pointedly.be.indoors<1PL><continue.OPT>

My state (IL) also told everyone to shelter in place.
by kiwikami
17 Mar 2020 08:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 101
Views: 607

Re: What did you accomplish today?

I added a word for "coronavirus" to Kankonian a few weeks ago. 'Tis a good time to have gotten to the C words! No vaccine ? No antibiotic ? Ooh, good catch. Lemme see. Those can have similar structures. antibiotic (ḳaısaùrralkaxıuà | ḳaısaùrralkaxàuà) ḳaısaùrralkaxuà [ŋəjs'ho.rəɬ.kəˌvˠɑ] ḳa<ıv- SA ...
by kiwikami
17 Mar 2020 05:32
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Alál: There are consonants!
Replies: 9
Views: 551

Re: Alál, Again: Possessors and Benefactors

  I gave an overview of this in the What Did You Accomplish Today thread, but here it is in more detail. I have a lot of Swahili homework to be doing, so this is rather unedited but hopefully readable. Possessors and Benefactors Nouns can be marked for two kinds of possession, here referred to as th...
by kiwikami
17 Mar 2020 02:18
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 101
Views: 607

Re: What did you accomplish today?

    Thematic noun vocabulary dump? Thematic noun vocabulary dump. OBL definition (AGT|PAT) haìhàkxasa  respiratory illness (hâhakxaıs | huahàkxaús) hahuaṭuùràuk   respiratory system (haıhaṭuǔrıuk | haúhaṭuùrùk) haùràs    fever (haǔrısa | haùrùsa) haùrrûah    lung (haǔrruíha | haùrrûuha) huásakxás   ...
by kiwikami
16 Mar 2020 22:43
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Sixth Conversation Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 16393

Re: The Sixth Conversation Thread

Most of the fresh food here is still around, milk and eggs and produce included, while there is nothing frozen left on the shelves, no rice, no beans, no canned vegetables (or canned anything, really). There's still pasta, and plenty of fresh vegetables, so I just got some onions and peppers and cho...
by kiwikami
15 Mar 2020 19:27
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Other Creativity
Replies: 1241
Views: 204322

Re: Other Creativity

  My cohort went to a pottery workshop a couple of weeks ago. I successfully constructed a bowl. https://i.ibb.co/y4cPG64/IMG-20200221-205441879.jpg I haven't done pottery since I was... around 12. It's good fun. I am not especially good at it, but now I have a bowl, so I will count that as a major ...