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by DesEsseintes
10 Jan 2021 14:31
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Torco's north pole of a moon
Replies: 7
Views: 315

Re: Torco's north pole of a moon

I’m enjoying this, especially since some of the terraforming ideas in the first post are similar to things I have in mind for my own conworld.

I hope there will be more. [:)]
by DesEsseintes
03 Jan 2021 05:16
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 233
Views: 17794

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Thrice Xandvii wrote: 01 Jan 2021 12:56Tćiskrak aćritokira.
[<3]
by DesEsseintes
27 Dec 2020 04:47
Forum: Language Learning & Non-English
Topic: Last word you learned in a foreign language
Replies: 73
Views: 32738

Re: Last word you learned in a foreign language

ปรับปรุง bpràp bprung, meaning to improve, is the latest word I learnt in Thai. I’m still at the stage where I constantly discover awkward blanks in my vocabulary despite being able to say ‘jealous’ in at least three different ways.
by DesEsseintes
14 Dec 2020 12:35
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 10985

Re: Lexember 2020

I should start posting again so I can be included in Qwed’s weekly wrap-ups.
by DesEsseintes
05 Dec 2020 04:24
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 377
Views: 17822

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

How do you guys make your phonology more interesting and/or complex? Phonology has always been a weak point in my conlangs. The phonological inventories are small, the rules are few, and the pronunciation could be learned in 2 minutes. I don't necessarily want complexity for complexity's sake, but ...
by DesEsseintes
01 Dec 2020 15:51
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 10985

Re: Lexember 2020

Hɨɨ - Lex 1st

vɨɨtɨn n. - cloth
iivɨtɨn - my cloth
by DesEsseintes
01 Dec 2020 01:29
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 10985

Re: Lexember 2020

spanick wrote: 30 Nov 2020 21:14 I’ve been waiting for Lexember all year. I’ve been less active because I’ve been finishing my MA and writing my thesis, but now that that’s finally coming to a close, I have time for a little conlanging. I’ll be joining in with Yinše this year.
Yay, Yinše. I want to see more of it. [:)]
by DesEsseintes
23 Nov 2020 11:48
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Hohétyé - Hooti qyà an
Replies: 24
Views: 1625

Re: Hohétyé - Hooti qyà an

The palatalisations remind me of Yagwa.

Many good things going on here! I like.
by DesEsseintes
19 Nov 2020 02:03
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Typological voting game
Replies: 93
Views: 4488

Re: Typological voting game

A, C, A
by DesEsseintes
18 Nov 2020 17:20
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 232
Views: 14353

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

/ɑ ɛ e i ɨ ɔ o u/ This is almost exactly the kind of vowel system I like to use at the moment. In fact, why don’t I just post what I’m working with for a wildly divergent Híí dialect at the moment: Hɨɨ b t k g ’ f h r y w a e i ɨ ʉ u o ɔ ’ y represent /ʔ j/; otherwise the romo largely coincides wit...
by DesEsseintes
29 Oct 2020 05:28
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 232
Views: 14353

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

Vlürch wrote: 29 Oct 2020 05:24 I was bored, couldn't sleep and didn't feel like "serious" conlanging, so I tried to do the ultimate kitchen sink.
Now turn this into a strictly monosyllabic language with tons of inflectional and derivational morphology, none of which allows a word to grow beyond a monosyllable.
by DesEsseintes
28 Oct 2020 07:50
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 514
Views: 87976

Re: Lexicon milestones

New and improved! Now 166.67% more diabolical than 666! [}:D] Kankonian's lexicon has reached 66,666 words! Today I finished working on the fiction-within-fiction creatures from the Kankonian science fiction movie " The World Aside ". While adding those words, I passed the 66,666-word mark with amo...
by DesEsseintes
26 Oct 2020 15:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Esseintial Ch’eweyõw̌e Blog
Replies: 20
Views: 4429

Re: The Esseintial Ch’eweyõw̌e Blog

I enjoyed reading this (which is to say the posts from this year, since I figured the previous ones were out of date). I too like the general esthetic of the language. The various processes give it an extra layer of depth without going overboard. Thanks! I’m glad someone read it and liked it! Could...
by DesEsseintes
25 Oct 2020 05:53
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 232
Views: 14353

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

Limestone 5.0

Code: Select all

Stop - modal     p   t       k   ʔ
Stop - voiced    b   d       g
Fricative            s           h
Liquid              r l
Semivowel                j   w

Vowel            ɯ   e   i   o   a
/ʔ j ɯ/ are written ’ y u; all other sounds written as in IPA.
by DesEsseintes
19 Oct 2020 03:35
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: One hour challenge - Da Vinci Quote
Replies: 9
Views: 1760

Re: One hour challenge - Da Vinci Quote

Khemehekis wrote: 19 Oct 2020 01:29 Hmmmm . . . it seems that YouTube video has been taken down.
I wonder if there are other ways of measuring the passage of time.
by DesEsseintes
18 Oct 2020 04:23
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexicon milestones
Replies: 514
Views: 87976

Re: Lexicon milestones

Meyyın rebooted now has 3 words. They are:

luuy - blood
taw, pl. tawii - eye
než, pl. nižžii - hand

Come to think of it, I also have 19 forms of the copula from the root n ~ nii and the verb gis - to die.
by DesEsseintes
13 Oct 2020 18:57
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 233
Views: 17794

Re: What did you accomplish today?

I’ve revived a super ancient conlang of mine called Meyyın and I’m redoing it from the start. It’s so fun.

The first word coined in it is

yeyssiig n. - mounted warrior
by DesEsseintes
13 Oct 2020 05:14
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Famous CBB Quotes Thread
Replies: 112
Views: 63144

Re: Famous CBB Quotes Thread

Salmoneus wrote: 12 Oct 2020 22:37*bear in mind, people are brilliant at walking - it's one of the things humans are best at.
by DesEsseintes
10 Oct 2020 12:46
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random ideas: Morphosyntax
Replies: 741
Views: 123535

Re: Random ideas: Morphosyntax

Porphyrogenitos wrote: 10 Oct 2020 07:30I wonder what verb you could use for "and". I mean, you could just use apposition. Nothing. Or maybe a verb meaning something like 'join' or 'be.alongside'.
to follow
to join
to be alike/the same as
to accompany
by DesEsseintes
09 Oct 2020 08:18
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building
Replies: 26
Views: 1883

Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

GoshDiggityDangit wrote: 07 Oct 2020 11:30 Clārum
A verb of perception
to espy, descry, make out something far away or partially obstructed/concealed

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shònu, pl. sháno
An inanimate countable noun