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by Jackk
02 Dec 2020 14:18
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 336

Re: Lexember 2020

2m Decembr soumission /ˌsu.miˈsjɔn/ proposition, supposition, suggestion formerly also surrender, yielding, capitulation (still used thus in certain technical disciplines, and famously in the Soumission a Haukirç (the Haukirch Surrender) of 1632). < first attested in 14C Middle Boral soumission (wi...
by Jackk
01 Dec 2020 11:41
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 336

Re: Lexember 2020

1r Decembr sclar d'ogl /xlar ˈdɔjl/ [l̥ɑːˈdɔ.jʊ] blink, instant, very short amount of time < 16C, a nominalisation from the verb phrase l'ogl sclarar "to blink (one's eyes)", used metaphorically to describe the brevity of a blink. The noun ogl "eye" is directly from Latin oculus via Old Boral oȝl(e...
by Jackk
13 Oct 2020 18:51
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

qwed117 wrote: 01 Oct 2020 05:15 Nice word shimo!

I dunno if I’ll have much time in the next couple of weeks since class starts tomorrow, but I might as well try.

Next: àcogliuac /əkoˈʎwak/

It’s a harder one
Hmmmmm...
Is the first or last word from aqua?
Indeed, are any of the source words first-declension nouns?
by Jackk
08 Oct 2020 17:13
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

qwed117 wrote: 08 Oct 2020 07:54
Jackk wrote: 07 Oct 2020 14:17
qwed117 wrote: 01 Oct 2020 05:15 Next: àcogliuac /əkoˈʎwak/
Hmmmm...

Is the first word a preposition at all?

Did the last word have one of the suffixes -acus or -aticus?
[cross] [cross]
Did any of the words have the prefix con-? (Or an assimilated form thereof)
by Jackk
07 Oct 2020 14:17
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

qwed117 wrote: 01 Oct 2020 05:15 Next: àcogliuac /əkoˈʎwak/
Hmmmm...

Is the first word a preposition at all?

Did the last word have one of the suffixes -acus or -aticus?
by Jackk
04 Oct 2020 01:08
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

Was the first Latin word <ad> or <ab>?
by Jackk
03 Oct 2020 01:46
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

Is there any connection to the verb colligō?
by Jackk
01 Oct 2020 17:53
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

Does it descend from a single existing Classical Latin word?
by Jackk
01 Oct 2020 13:33
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

Is it an adjective?
by Jackk
26 Sep 2020 04:11
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

shimobaatar wrote: 24 Sep 2020 01:22
qwed117 wrote: 24 Sep 2020 00:39 goblin shark
[tick]

requin-lutin in French.
Wooo! A very cool word and a good chance to learn some new Mad Etymology haha [:D]

Great choice, shimo!
by Jackk
23 Sep 2020 02:14
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

Note that, unlike netun , the modern word I have in mind from a natural Romance language has undergone a number of "deformations", so to speak, due to analogy. Wow, time to pull out all the research stops! [:D] TIL French lutin "imp, elf, pixie" comes from Neptunus! [:O] So is the phrase some kind ...
by Jackk
21 Sep 2020 10:39
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

Something something "trident" something something...
Hammerhead shark?
by Jackk
19 Sep 2020 18:51
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

Which is to say, synchronically <cainlha> means "dogfish"?

Or does it refer to some other fish?
by Jackk
19 Sep 2020 18:39
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

Two questions seems reasonable. [:D]

Is cainlha netun "dogfish"?

If not, is the meaning related to the word canicule = "dog days" = height of summer?
by Jackk
18 Sep 2020 13:32
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

Does it mean anything like "marine, maritime"? Not entirely sure what to make of a "sea heatwave"...

A hurricane?
by Jackk
17 Sep 2020 11:29
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

shimobaatar wrote: 12 Sep 2020 19:33
Jackk wrote: 12 Sep 2020 19:27 Ooo! Is the phrase from sth like canicula Neptunis?
[tick] Wow, spot on! Yes, the first word is from canīcula/canīculam and the second is from Neptūnus/Neptūnum.
Is <netun> still a proper noun?
by Jackk
13 Sep 2020 19:58
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: How to display conjugations in word order?
Replies: 12
Views: 650

Re: How to display conjugations in word order?

Hi! [:D] These are known as (interlinear) glosses, and usually follow the Leipzig glossing conventions. More detail can be found here: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of ... reviations
by Jackk
12 Sep 2020 19:27
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

Ooo! Is the phrase from sth like canicula Neptunis?
by Jackk
12 Sep 2020 18:46
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

Did it begin with <can->? In particular, is it related to canis "dog"?
by Jackk
12 Sep 2020 18:25
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 215
Views: 8515

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

Did the first noun have three syllables (including the -a ending) in Classical Latin?