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by qwed117
18 Jun 2021 09:25
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: sQwedgepad
Replies: 37
Views: 9826

Re: sQwedgepad

Made a quick PIElang, just trying my skills 1. éinas/éiwas/éikas 2. dwó 3. trés 4. katwóras 5. pénk 6. séks/swéks/wéks 7. saptón 8. akstó/akstów 9. anéwor 10. dékson/déksont 100. ksontóm dwó páypri glaypént aheklém lénti two beavers glued the sky on the land dwóh₁ bʰébʰruh₁e gloybʰéyont h₃migʰléh₂m ...
by qwed117
16 Jun 2021 07:17
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: sQwedgepad
Replies: 37
Views: 9826

Re: sQwedgepad

I probably should have been working more on the translation, but in a post-finals rush I finished another paragraph! One paragraph more to go: Khöm4wö1sáj4 m Ma2rëk1rëk1 Phyün1 lüt4 khöm4wö1sáj4 nèy2thö ha zha'1 öng1 nö2kha1 phí2 rék1 na1. Sěkw3ma1 myü2lai1ja1 öng1 rék1 myo1ang2 khöm4wö1. Ğay4 sáj2a...
by qwed117
14 Jun 2021 05:11
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: False cognates
Replies: 814
Views: 227558

Re: False cognates

:nld: Papiamentu: kashi 'closet, cupboard' from Dutch 'kastje' / :esp: Catalan: caixa 'box' from Latin 'capsa' / :eng: English: chest from Latin 'cista'.
by qwed117
15 May 2021 04:37
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: PPIE
Replies: 10
Views: 925

Re: PPIE

That said, a few glimpses of earlier stages of PIE can be obtained, but there are many open questions. Nobody knows for sure which phonetic values the PIE phonemes had, especially in case of the laryngeals. And while the Early PIE phonology seems to have been structurally much the same as the Late ...
by qwed117
15 May 2021 04:15
Forum: Games
Topic: phrase modifying game
Replies: 27
Views: 3334

Re: phrase modifying game

If you die when it bites you, it’s venomous. If you die when you bite it, it’s poisonous. Which one is meant? Should you be in an encounter with it we shall let you know 1. A stress system develops with primarily ultimate stress, except in words with short final vowels 2. Stressed syllables begin w...
by qwed117
15 May 2021 03:48
Forum: Games
Topic: Cyrillisation game #2
Replies: 82
Views: 14515

Re: Cyrillisation game #2

/p t k/ <п т к> /f s x/ <ф с х> /m n ŋ/ <м н г> /β̞ l ɰ/ <в л ш> /ɨ/ <и> /ə/ <о> /а/ <а> некст: /m mʲ n nʲ/ /b t tʲ d k kʲ g/ /f fʲ v vʲ θ θʲ ð s sʲ z zʲ ʂ ʐ ç x h/ /ʙ w r rʲ l (lʲ) j/ /ɪ~i y ʊ~u/ /ɛ~e ø/ /a/ /˩~ꜜ ˥~ꜛ/ (pitch accent system, only on ult, and antepenult) /θʲɛnsʲkʲad˥ mʲðas˥kʲarʲrʲat˩ ...
by qwed117
15 May 2021 03:31
Forum: Games
Topic: Sound Changes Game v2
Replies: 834
Views: 75626

Re: Sound Changes Game v2

<nàrzezhi>
[ˈŋɛ̃ːɾɛjɛˌʑḭː] > ['nə̃ːɾzɛʑḭː]
by qwed117
10 Apr 2021 08:08
Forum: Games
Topic: Sound Changes Game v2
Replies: 834
Views: 75626

Re: Sound Changes Game v2

<mūmhéa>
[mojˈbɛː] > [wœ̃bi]


New word: (If anyone objects to me making a new word since this one has gotten fairly reduced, just go with the previous word)

<ëhëlèttirmassgourkïxaliirawè>
/ˌɤhɤˌlɛʰtirˌmaʰskoʊrˈkʰɯʃaˌlɪi̯raˌwɛ/
by qwed117
09 Apr 2021 05:57
Forum: Games
Topic: Romanization game #2
Replies: 1349
Views: 112155

Re: Romanization game #2

/b bʷ t tʷ d dʷ dʒ k kʷ ɡ ɡʷ ʔ/ <b~m b*~m* t t* d~n d*~n* j k k* g~ng g*~ng* '/ /ɸ~h s sʷ/ <f s s*> /z̩~s̩ v̩~f̩ i u ɛ ɔ a/ <i *u ei *ou e *o a> High, low, falling and rising tones /z̩˥ z̩˩ z̩˥˧ z̩˩˧/ iK ì iG ìK The system is fairly similar to Irish in having a caol le caol agus leathan le leathan s...
by qwed117
09 Apr 2021 05:27
Forum: Games
Topic: Sound Changes Game v2
Replies: 834
Views: 75626

Re: Sound Changes Game v2

<mīmhéa>

[mɛj˦˧mɛ̰ɐ̯˦˨] > [miˈwæ˥˩]
by qwed117
09 Apr 2021 05:23
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Pop/Rock thread
Replies: 19
Views: 2193

Re: Pop/Rock thread

Hey, if we're allowed to talk Carly Rae Jepsen, I will note she released a "Christmas" song last year , of which a stanza reads My boyfriend is a vegan so they fed him fish My uncle made it worse by talking politics I had a few opinions, might have started a fight Well, it's not Christmas ...
by qwed117
09 Apr 2021 05:19
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Languages with interesting phonotactics
Replies: 47
Views: 13892

Re: Languages with interesting phonotactics

Allowing /s/ + stop clusters to begin a syllable is actually one of Indo-European peculiarities , since these clusters also go against the sonority hierarchy. In that context Western Romance languages which put a vowel before these clusters are actually making things more normal! It's not that weir...
by qwed117
02 Apr 2021 23:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Quick Diachronics Challenge
Replies: 919
Views: 205512

Re: Quick Diachronics Challenge

I've prepared my response to ɶʙ ɞʛ's second attempt, but I'd really like for the game to have more than one participant per round, if possible. I'm personally willing to wait if anyone wants to participate, but is currently too busy to do so. I know I participated in the past, but I've found it rel...
by qwed117
31 Mar 2021 23:40
Forum: Games
Topic: Reverse romanization challenge game #2
Replies: 170
Views: 18713

Re: Reverse romanization challenge game #2

/p p̼ b b̼ t d k g ɣ ʔ/ <p p̈ b bv b̈ t d k g g̈ ħ > /t͡s t͡ʃ d͡ʒ t͡ʂ dʐ> <c ch zh tr dr> /ɸ f β s z~ʒ ʃ ʂ ʐ h/ <pf f bv s z sh sz szh h> /r j/ <rr j> /l ɬ m n ɲ ŋ/ <l lh m n nh ng> /a æ~ʲa~ɜ ʌ e~eɪ̯ ɛ~ʲɛ~ʲe~ʲɜ i ɔʊ̯~o aʊ̯ u ɨ/ <a æ v e ɘ i o ɒ u y> *all dialectal variation /l̩ ɬ̩ m̩ n̩ ɲ̩ ŋ̩/ <l lh...
by qwed117
31 Mar 2021 22:46
Forum: Games
Topic: Cyrillisation game #2
Replies: 82
Views: 14515

Re: Cyrillisation game #2

/p pʰ t tʰ k kʰ kʷ kʷʰ/ <п пг т тг к кг қ қг> /f s ʃ h/ <ф с ш г> /t͡s t͡sʰ t͡ʃ t͡ʃʰ/ <ц цг ч чг> /m n ɲ/ <м н нь> /l j ʎ w/ <л й ль> /r rʲ/<р рь> /i ɨ u/ <и ы у~оу*> * <оу> only used etymologically with raised /o/ /e o/ <е о> /æ/ <э> /a/ <а> Некст: /m n/ /p p̼ b ̼ t d k g ʔ/ /θ~t͡s~s s z ʃ ʒ x/ /t͡...
by qwed117
31 Mar 2021 22:24
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Typological voting game
Replies: 186
Views: 24580

Re: Typological voting game

Phonotactics/Allophony: D E A D
Stress/Tone: A D A B
by qwed117
31 Mar 2021 00:55
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2
Replies: 241
Views: 27481

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs 2

Does it have anything to do with motion? [cross] I can't imagine it's just "here", is it? Is there a commonly-used English equivalent/translation? Since this game has been down for the last two months, I think I'll just make give shimobaatar the win here. To start, it doesn't really have ...
by qwed117
30 Mar 2021 04:18
Forum: Games
Topic: Sound Changes Game v2
Replies: 834
Views: 75626

Re: Sound Changes Game v2

<jèyżdzìś'>
[jɛ̀ɥʐ̩d͡zɨ̀ʔʝ̩́↓] > [çɛɪʐ˥˩d͡ziʃ'˥˩]
by qwed117
30 Mar 2021 04:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random ideas: Morphosyntax
Replies: 755
Views: 138549

Re: Random ideas: Morphosyntax

It seems plausible enough. There is some Amazonian language (I forget which, this was from a morphology practice set) that evolved tense marking from deixis marking: "That man sleep" became interpreted as "That man (in the past) slept), vs. "This man sleep" which became int...
by qwed117
29 Mar 2021 09:25
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Sixth Conversation Thread
Replies: 479
Views: 68447

Re: The Sixth Conversation Thread

Proud to be number ten, although I think the numbers have been deflated now due to regular deletion of certain threads