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by collect_gluesticks
13 Dec 2021 04:33
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Dleesoop
Replies: 9
Views: 1096

Re: Dleesoop

Specific and generic noun are terms that Dixon uses in his Australian Languages (2002). Generic nouns are kind of noun class / gender markers. They specify a broad category and if needed a specific noun is used to specify the object more. It is a bit redundant but it appears in many Australian lang...
by collect_gluesticks
13 Dec 2021 04:05
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: My first numeral system - feedback welcome
Replies: 6
Views: 1510

Re: My first numeral system - feedback welcome

dva_arla wrote: 12 Dec 2021 00:42 What I meant to say was "laid out". My bad!
I get it now! Thank you :-) That was unintentional, but serendipitous.
by collect_gluesticks
11 Dec 2021 20:03
Forum: Language Learning & Non-English
Topic: Romany language remix
Replies: 7
Views: 1227

Re: Gypsy language remix

Thanks for setting me straight.Certainly not intended like that. The dictionary ive been using is called “Gypsy Jib: A Romany Dictionary” its written from a traditional stance so thats how I took it. I had no idea it was seen in that light. Pardon me. But the language is beautiful. Thats why Im usi...
by collect_gluesticks
11 Dec 2021 19:32
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: My first numeral system - feedback welcome
Replies: 6
Views: 1510

Re: My first numeral system - feedback welcome

So my idea was to have a traditional base 20 system that's mostly used for titles and dates, and use a base 10 system for day to day tasks (but with traces of the base 20 system still present). Welsh, to my knowledge, uses both systems in the exact distribution that you describe. The numerals seem ...
by collect_gluesticks
11 Dec 2021 19:25
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Dleesoop
Replies: 9
Views: 1096

Re: Dleesoop

It's neat to see someone using consonant harmony. This is the first conlang I've encountered that makes use of it (though there are probably plenty more, and I just live under a rock). You mention that nouns will have a specific and generic form. Is there a name for that? Is this different from &quo...
by collect_gluesticks
02 Dec 2021 02:50
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: My first numeral system - feedback welcome
Replies: 6
Views: 1510

Re: My first numeral system - feedback welcome

Thank you, Titus Flavius. I suspected my numerals would need a lot of work, and it's a relief to know that I'm closer to meeting my goals than I thought. I appreciate the feedback!
by collect_gluesticks
27 Nov 2021 01:49
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: My first numeral system - feedback welcome
Replies: 6
Views: 1510

My first numeral system - feedback welcome

Hello! I'm new here. I'm also new to numeral systems. None of the previous conlangs I did had any good ones. Here's my first serious attempt at a numeral system. I would really appreciate any feedback you have: https://idioma.neverheardof.me/numerals.html My concerns: 1. Do you think this descriptio...