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by kiwikami
10 Aug 2020 19:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay XII - ONGOING (signups remain open)
Replies: 115
Views: 3688

Re: CBB Conlang Relay XII - ONGOING (signups remain open)

Yrusia wrote:
10 Aug 2020 11:31
Sent finished torch!
Torch received!
by kiwikami
15 Jul 2020 06:49
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 1291

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Fettevvou vottra jjig avec d' eppave da mman ? [fɛˈtɛv.vu vɔt.tʁɑˈʒig aˈvɛk dɛˈpa.və dɑ̃ˈmɑ̃ŋ] do.2P-2P 2P.POSS-F.C.PL jig with INDEF.PL sword-OBL two-F.C.PL hand Do you do your jigs with longswords? [:O] [:D] Mırìzmìtı : Umǎulatuhuí ù·laḳsùt ẓakı! Izì·mas rá Thıırí xa·úsímummuhraıàs xa·laḳsıût zıâ...
by kiwikami
14 Jul 2020 20:34
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 1291

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

La dançe de salon ? Lo balè ? La Morris dance gualéza ? [laˈdɑ̃ɲ̟.ʃə de.saˈlɔ̃ŋ | lo.baˈlɛ | laˈmɔ.ʁis ˈdɑ̃s ʒaˈle.za] Ballroom? Ballet? Welsh Morris dancing? Sámûkuḳmùx xa·rá ẓakı Úmuàxàrhûkuḳmùs amùs xa·saır murası·laḳsàut. [:D] [ˌsamuˈkoŋmox xǝ ɾa ˈt͡ʃagɪ umˌvɑxɑɾçuˈkoŋmos ǝˈmos xǝ sǝjɾ ˈmoɾǝzɪ ...
by kiwikami
08 Jul 2020 06:46
Forum: Translations
Topic: Baikal
Replies: 11
Views: 1328

Re: Baikal

:con: Alál Ahàhaka Taımhàkaí ak·txamı kahál ù·rá :maıkala: ak·zaızaaúz :sıısumàır:. hà<ha>ka ta<vı>mhàka-í ak txı<a.#ı>m kha<a#.á>l ù·rá ·maıka<a.#a>l· ak zaıza<aú>z ·sıı<su>m<àı>r to.under Y*- <SUPL> deep<3>-STAT at Y* other<OBL> planet<OBL> be C* -this Baikal<OBL> at lake.PAT Siberia<eastern>-OBL ...
by kiwikami
08 Jul 2020 06:12
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: CBB Conlang Relay XII - ONGOING (signups remain open)
Replies: 115
Views: 3688

Re: CBB Conlang Relay XII

Count me in with Alál! I could use an excuse to conlang instead of doing work.
by kiwikami
30 Jun 2020 09:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 150
Views: 4233

Re: What did you accomplish today?

I started thinking about Híí again after not doing anything conlanging-related for two months at least. I enjoy Alál for a whole host of reasons, but I concur that the incredibly specific word forms that seem to effortlessly spring into being in Kiwi’s langs are a source of much wonder and delight....
by kiwikami
28 Jun 2020 06:58
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 150
Views: 4233

Re: What did you accomplish today?

I've been busy finishing up the academic quarter and preparing to visit the folks for the summer, but I had some time today to finally put in writing some of how nominalization and relative clauses work in Alál. There are a handful of nominalizing affixes, and attributive finite verbs (which allow r...
by kiwikami
01 Jun 2020 13:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 1291

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: 31
Views: 1291

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: 3793

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: 765

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: 258
Views: 20096

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: 42
Views: 1142

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: 31
Views: 1291

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: 429

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: 258
Views: 20096

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: 10
Views: 502

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

Alál: Rukǎrakaḳaı mrûhaḳhaùṣa Rumultuḳàrsǐsıh. [ɾʊˈqɑɾagǝŋǝj mɾuˈçɑŋʝʕod͡zǝ ˌɾomʊɬtʊˈŋɑɾseziç] 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 all the to...
by kiwikami
28 Mar 2020 02:32
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Sixth Conversation Thread
Replies: 258
Views: 20096

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: 28
Views: 1049

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: 150
Views: 4233

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...