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by Knox Adjacent
26 Feb 2024 03:27
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Knox Scratchpad
Replies: 22
Views: 1944

Re: Knox Scratchpad

Copula clauses: So, there's no copula verb. These are nonverbal. Juxtaposition is key here. Identity (A=B) (Noun1 Noun2) ma-ki-mumu ma-caŋik M-1-son M-doctor "My son's a doctor" Attribution (Noun Adjective) ma-ki-mumu ma-mima-makutu M-1-son M-leg-itchy "My son's restless" Locatio...
by Knox Adjacent
26 Feb 2024 02:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Knox Scratchpad
Replies: 22
Views: 1944

Re: Knox Scratchpad

Adpositions: There's a class of adpositions. Each one bears an agreement prefix to their head noun/pronoun. Adpositions don't form close phrases with those and may freely be separated by unrelated constituents for pragmatic reasons. ( yural̪u yuʈaɳupu mapura can have all 3 words in any order based o...
by Knox Adjacent
25 Feb 2024 17:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Project Stubby-Holder
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Re: Project Stubby-Holder

A bonus but nonessential.
by Knox Adjacent
22 Feb 2024 18:36
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Non-decimal number systems in conlangs
Replies: 13
Views: 267

Re: Non-decimal number systems in conlangs

I would totally be for vigesimal if I could be bothered to add more numerals to the latest. I usually do.
by Knox Adjacent
12 Feb 2024 05:12
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Too many pronouns?
Replies: 9
Views: 347

Re: Too many pronouns?

It'll be fine as long as they're not all suppletive monosyallbles.
by Knox Adjacent
25 Jan 2024 00:49
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 699
Views: 202592

Re: What did you accomplish today?

I don't think I was stopped or said I was, but okay
by Knox Adjacent
24 Jan 2024 19:37
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 699
Views: 202592

Re: What did you accomplish today?

The thread seems unamenable to slow, incremental, unflashy progress. However, I'm still feeling great about my increasing and ever-more cohesive tweaks to things like moods, temporal nouns, root patterns actually being attested, etc.
by Knox Adjacent
12 Jan 2024 08:16
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Knox Scratchpad
Replies: 22
Views: 1944

Re: Knox Scratchpad

Up to 3 applicatives, forms decided. Only the 3rd one is semantically done ( yul̪u - for privation). List to come later, I decided I'm really gonna like instrumental prefixes. There is a 2nd category of tense: daytime vs nighttime. Prefixal and optional. yana - daytime yuta - nighttime (The postposi...
by Knox Adjacent
02 Jan 2024 20:43
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Sixth Conversation Thread
Replies: 712
Views: 190362

Re: The Sixth Conversation Thread

Roundabout to find the email to beg the code on Zompist, not Verduria, but find it I did. Cool, I overlooked that part. Thanks.
by Knox Adjacent
02 Jan 2024 05:02
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Sixth Conversation Thread
Replies: 712
Views: 190362

Re: The Sixth Conversation Thread

Ahhhhh. Too bad the board won't let me register either, but mebbe that'll get fixed.
by Knox Adjacent
01 Jan 2024 13:17
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Sixth Conversation Thread
Replies: 712
Views: 190362

Re: The Sixth Conversation Thread

So today's the day I find the ZBB no longer lets you view posts without being a member.
by Knox Adjacent
01 Jan 2024 09:05
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Sixth Conversation Thread
Replies: 712
Views: 190362

Re: The Sixth Conversation Thread

Cubed hashbrowns and ground meat. 2024 totally doesn't get better.
by Knox Adjacent
24 Dec 2023 12:42
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2023
Replies: 319
Views: 12734

Re: Lexember 2023

Day 23
-miɳʈam- v.i. admit (concede as true); own up; confess
by Knox Adjacent
24 Dec 2023 02:03
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 1637
Views: 339000

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

So, ɻa-ɲuŋak with no fancy derivation, no whimsical history of borrowing. Kinda an odd request.
by Knox Adjacent
23 Dec 2023 12:21
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2023
Replies: 319
Views: 12734

Re: Lexember 2023

Day 22
wi-yaɻmaɻ n. rambling (c.f. below)
-yaɻmaɻta- v.i. ramble (talk or write incessantly, unclearly, or incoherently, with many digressions)
by Knox Adjacent
22 Dec 2023 12:06
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2023
Replies: 319
Views: 12734

Re: Lexember 2023

Day 21
wi-nawtaw n. song; chant
-nawtawta- v.i. sing; chant
-ta-nawtawta- v.t. sing about; chant about
by Knox Adjacent
21 Dec 2023 12:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2023
Replies: 319
Views: 12734

Re: Lexember 2023

Day 20
-kilak n. whisper
-kilakta- v.i. whisper

Uninspired but you not paying my bills
by Knox Adjacent
20 Dec 2023 10:34
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2023
Replies: 319
Views: 12734

Re: Lexember 2023

Day 19
-yal̪aka-la- v.i. refuse (decline a request) ("no-say")
-lawur-ta- v.i. scream; yell; shout; howl ("scream-say")
-ta-mumu-la- v.t. call X son; be father to ("APPL-son-say")

Delocutives ahoy
by Knox Adjacent
19 Dec 2023 10:28
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Lexember 2023
Replies: 319
Views: 12734

Re: Lexember 2023

Day 18
-raŋ adj. false; untrue
-raŋta- v.i. lie ("lie-say")
-ta-raŋta- v.t. lie about

C.F. -la- (PST -laya) v. say; vocalize