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by Void
18 May 2020 12:55
Forum: Translations
Topic: The man sees the woman using the telescope.
Replies: 52
Views: 7477

Re: The man sees the woman using the telescope.

:con: Θrūvaṛvāma / Thurvic Vātak tuṇurvātákkaksi váćari sappūm. [ˈʋɑːtɑk tuˌŋurʋɑːˈtɑhkɑksi ˈʋɑtʃɑri ˈsɑhpuːm] 3SG.SUBJ-see-3SG.AN.OBJ telescope-INST man-NOM woman-ACC "The man, by means of a telescope, sees the woman." Thurvic is a head-initial language with a strong preference for VSO word-order. ...
by Void
06 May 2020 19:45
Forum: Translations
Topic: Bear stories
Replies: 8
Views: 1874

Re: Bear stories

:con: Θrūváṛvāma / Thurvic Suhrastáṇrugis psîhmium ṛum mc̣agárria vari riq̇áhhi ámār ṭyūhíryati. [suxrɑsˈtɑŋruɰis ˈpsiːxmi.um r̥um mtsʼɑˈɰɑrːi.ɑ ˈʋɑri riˈqʼɑxːi ˈɑmɑːr tʼjuːˈxirjɑti] su-xrastan-rʋa-is psiːxm-i-um r̥um ˈʋari ˈmtsʼaˈɰar-ri.a ri-qʼaxx-i-Ø am-aːr tʼjuːx-i-rjati 1SG-hear-3PL.OBJ-PST stor...
by Void
30 Apr 2020 20:25
Forum: Translations
Topic: All this handwashing is drying out my hands.
Replies: 7
Views: 228

Re: All this handwashing is drying out my hands.

:con: Θrūvaṛvāma (Thurvic) Makʼṛakśūṇṛsi aćʼikʼ ćmahpuhcuvūs ćāćmahisyum. [mɑkʼˈr̥ɑkʃuːŋr̥si ˈɑtʃʼikʼ t͡ʃmɑxˈpuxtsuʋuːs tʃɑːtʃmɑˈxisjum] mɑkʼ-r̥ɑkʃ-uːŋ-r̥si ɑtʃʼikʼ tʃmɑx:pux-tsuʋ-uːs tʃɑː-tʃmɑx-i-si-um INTENS-dry-CAUS-3DU.OBJ PROX.DEM.INAN hand:wash-FREQ-ABST DU-hand-DU-1SG.POSS-ACC "This (frequent...
by Void
02 Mar 2020 19:11
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2298
Views: 293664

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Many apologies, I should've made it clearer; it's all yours.
by Void
27 Feb 2020 18:08
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2298
Views: 293664

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
26 Feb 2020 19:38
Void wrote:
26 Feb 2020 17:19
shimobaatar wrote:
26 Feb 2020 12:10
Is it from *smirwislą?
You are correct.
Is the meaning roughly the same?
[tick] [tick]
by Void
26 Feb 2020 17:19
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2298
Views: 293664

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
26 Feb 2020 12:10
Is it from *smirwislą?
You are correct.
by Void
25 Feb 2020 22:18
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2298
Views: 293664

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
25 Feb 2020 18:14
Is it descended from an a-stem noun in Proto-Germanic?
[tick]
spanick wrote:
25 Feb 2020 19:23
Is it edible? Or is it just something that can be smeared like ointment or lotion?
the latter, but i guess it could be the former
by Void
25 Feb 2020 15:03
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2298
Views: 293664

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
22 Feb 2020 15:25
Did it begin with *sm- in Proto-Germanic?
Yes.
spanick wrote:
22 Feb 2020 16:00
Butter or grease?
No, but you're on the correct path.
by Void
22 Feb 2020 14:39
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2298
Views: 293664

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
19 Feb 2020 19:50
Is it a noun?
It is indeed a noun. A hint: it is a neuter noun.
by Void
18 Feb 2020 15:04
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2298
Views: 293664

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

spanick wrote:
16 Feb 2020 02:18
Void wrote:
16 Feb 2020 00:25
Nice. Both the Gothic fon and azga gave it away.

Next: smirrhâ [ˈsmɪr̥ːaː]
Is it a verb?
It is not.
by Void
16 Feb 2020 00:25
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2298
Views: 293664

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Nice. Both the Gothic fon and azga gave it away.

Next: smirrhâ [ˈsmɪr̥ːaː]
by Void
15 Feb 2020 01:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Qutrussan Revisited: A Tigro-Euphratic Language?
Replies: 11
Views: 559

Re: Qutrussan Revisited: A Tigro-Euphratic Language?

This is very impressive. This inspires me to interject a (con)language isolate with a heavy local substrate somewhere as well.
by Void
15 Feb 2020 00:56
Forum: Games
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 2298
Views: 293664

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
11 Feb 2020 20:41
Sorry for the wait!

Language: Lemovian
Word: fonbärgazga
IPA: [ˈfôːmbɛ́rˌgàzgá]
Volcanic ash?
by Void
15 Feb 2020 00:54
Forum: Translations
Topic: Why is it so cold today?
Replies: 7
Views: 348

Re: Why is it so cold today?

:con: Verchian / Warhska

Khwîsti swa qartha thantakha?
[ˈxwiːstɪ swa ˈqarθa ˈθantaxa]
why=be-3SG.PRS so cold today
'Why is it so cold today?'

:con: Tsaqʼma

Rhjasut qfûrsh rûksa qʼinkmarh?
[ˈr̥jæsʊt qfuːr̥ʃ ˈruːksɑ ˈqʼɪŋkmɒr̥]
why cold thus today
'Why is it so cold today?'
by Void
08 Feb 2020 16:00
Forum: Translations
Topic: You helped me
Replies: 32
Views: 4963

Re: You helped me

:con: Tsaqʼma

Qasautʼum ûthkhûnhrapanawin chamgur.
[qɒˈsɑwtʼʊm uːθxuːŋrɑpɒˈnɑwɪn ˈtʃæmɰʊr̥]
qa-s-autʼ-um-Ø ûthkh-ûnh-ra-panau-in chamgur-Ø
2SG>1SG-help-PRF-N.FUT stroll-CAUS-ABS-SUPERL-3SG.AN.POSS dog-ABS

'You've helped me take the dog on a walk.'
by Void
02 Feb 2020 02:15
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Tsaqʼma
Replies: 4
Views: 318

Re: Tsaqʼma

I have translated the opening chapter of Thus Spake Zarathustra, and I will post a detailed post soon, but in the meanwhile, I have contemplated on how different orthographies (not to mention writing systems) influence how we perceive languages. This is not as relevant with natural languages as it i...
by Void
31 Jan 2020 19:00
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Tsaqʼma
Replies: 4
Views: 318

Re: Tsaqʼma

Verbal Morphology in Tsaqʼma Like nominals, verbs are complex entities in Tsaqʼma, inflected for arguments, tense, voice, mood, and aspect. Tsaqʼma is an animacy-contingent split-ergative language: the standard morphosyntactic absolutive-ergative alignment is used in most cases, but the anticausati...
by Void
23 Jan 2020 23:37
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang Conversation Thread
Replies: 14
Views: 174

Re: Conlang Conversation Thread

Jûtstakh khutsir jûrîkhûpnûnhum sûkhts kthiurhîkhwîtsin?
3SG.AN>3SG.INAN-try-N.FUT anyone 3SG.AN>3SG.INAN-translate-PRF-N.FUT philosophy-ABS conlang-ILL-3SG.AN.POSS
Has anyone ever tried translating philosophy into their conlang?
by Void
23 Jan 2020 23:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Tsaqʼma
Replies: 4
Views: 318

Re: Tsaqʼma

A more refined nominal morphology in Tsaqʼma: Nominals are a complex concept in Tsaqʼma as essentially every nominal may stand on its own as a clause in an existential sense. For example, the nominal warkh is commonly translated as WOLF , but a more accurate translation would be HE IS A WOLF or THER...
by Void
22 Jan 2020 17:27
Forum: Translations
Topic: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!
Replies: 218
Views: 82641

Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

:con: Tsaqʼma

As sjusirtsiu tûshunhraqan. Qtsaqtûshunsau!
[ɑsːjʏˈsɪrtsɪw tuːˈʃʏŋrɑqɒn qtsɑqtuːˈʃʏnsɑw]
NEG 1SG>3SG.IN-understand speech-ABS-2SG.POSS 2SG-tsaqʼma:speak-FUT.SUBJ
"I don't understand what you're saying. Speak Tsaqʼma!"