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by eldin raigmore
16 Sep 2021 21:28
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Another Almost-Cartesian Consonant Inventory
Replies: 34
Views: 2884

Re: Another Almost-Cartesian Consonant Inventory

In this 38-consonant inventory: 7 nasals: /m ɱ n ɳ ɲ ŋ ɴ/ 7 voiced fricatives: /β v z ʐ ʝ ɣ ʁ/ 7 voiceless fricatives: /ɸ f s ʂ ç x x̩/ 6 voiced stops/plosives: /b d ɖ ɟ g ɢ/ 6 voiceless stops/plosives: /p t ʈ c k q/ 5 approximants: /ʋ ɹ ɻ j ɰ / ::::: 6 alveolars: /t d n s z ɹ / 6 retroflexes: /ʈ ɖ ...
by eldin raigmore
16 Sep 2021 20:46
Forum: Teach & Share
Topic: Curiosities in Finnish
Replies: 38
Views: 6987

Re: Curiosities in Finnish

I think in my English classes it was usually called the predicate nominative.
Sometimes the predicate complement.

As I understand it, if it has its own special case, that case is often called the essive.
….
I could be wrong, but I doubt I’ve been wrong three times in this one post!
by eldin raigmore
16 Sep 2021 20:36
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 749
Views: 97356

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

So, I want to make a conlang inspired by languages I like, but what do you do if the languages you like are all very different from each other? Take the consonant inventory from one, The vowel inventory from another one, The roots from a third, The morphology from a fourth, The word-order from a fi...
by eldin raigmore
13 Sep 2021 01:35
Forum: Translations
Topic: 7 Wonders of the World
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Re: 7 Wonders of the World

If we’re doing the 7 Modern Wonders of the Modern World, we should probably include NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building. If we’re sticking to the 7 Ancient Wonders of the Ancient World, we need to omit the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty; they’re Modern. And the Tower of Pisa is Medieval or Rena...
by eldin raigmore
13 Sep 2021 01:21
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Večʼapruga
Replies: 15
Views: 2113

Re: Večʼapruga

@Davush:
… and the more interesting option imo), multiple layers reflecting various stages of …
Like English’s frail/fragile and priest/presbyter doublets?
by eldin raigmore
08 Sep 2021 21:33
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Birthdays!
Replies: 15
Views: 1740

Re: Birthdays!

lsd wrote: 23 Sep 2020 21:47 christmas seems to be a good time to design the future conlangers...
We’re going to design future conlangers?
Shouldn’t that be left up to their parents?

only three months left to wait...
Doesn’t it usually take nine months?

[;)]
by eldin raigmore
07 Sep 2021 22:35
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Seeking a linguistic term
Replies: 14
Views: 397

Re: Seeking a linguistic term

You mean English has just three one- letter morphemes. There are other one-phoneme morphemes: "eye", "aye", "owe", "eau", "eh", "ah", "oh", "ooh", "uh", "oy", "oi", "ow", etc. Rig...
by eldin raigmore
07 Sep 2021 17:20
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Seeking a linguistic term
Replies: 14
Views: 397

Re: Seeking a linguistic term

A language where there is an exact one-to-one relation between phonemes and morphemes does not have double articulation/duality of patterning. Maybe you could say it's singly articulated? Or you could say it has Monism of patterning. Also, does such a language really have phonemes/morphemes? Only o...
by eldin raigmore
07 Sep 2021 17:06
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Seeking a linguistic term
Replies: 14
Views: 397

Re: Seeking a linguistic term

Khemehekis wrote: 07 Sep 2021 08:25
eldin raigmore wrote: 07 Sep 2021 06:29 How about “bradymorphemic” for a language with mostly very short morphemes?
I believe you mean "brachymorphemic". Like "brachycephalic".

Brady- means "slow".

Oops!
You’re right!
by eldin raigmore
07 Sep 2021 06:37
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 330
Views: 53791

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

“With overwhelmingly greater-than-chance frequency”, consonantal syllables tend to be at most two consonants long. Neither their onsets nor their nuclei nor their codas tend to be clusters. And they tend to be either open (ie codaless) or onsetless. Of course that’s about languages-in-general that h...
by eldin raigmore
07 Sep 2021 06:29
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Seeking a linguistic term
Replies: 14
Views: 397

Re: Seeking a linguistic term

Welcome to the board, tikoo! The philosophical language aUI seems to be based on the same concept. Wikipedia calls the language oligosynthetic, but this term is about the number of morphemes a language has, not their form. I don't know of a term specifically for "one phoneme=one morpheme"...
by eldin raigmore
07 Sep 2021 03:24
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: Seeking a linguistic term
Replies: 14
Views: 397

Re: Seeking a linguistic term

I have never heard or seen such a term. It’s not a far-fetched idea IMO. Someone’s existing conlang might be like that; and it’s not impossible some natlang is like that. …. Under the circumstances you could make up your own term if you could think of something that readers could understand why it m...
by eldin raigmore
05 Sep 2021 00:01
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 545
Views: 70740

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

@elemtilas,WeepingElf:
Thank you!
by eldin raigmore
04 Sep 2021 14:30
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 545
Views: 70740

Worked wreaked wrought.

Worked, wreaked, wrought.
What are the similarities and differences?
Which are correct and which incorrect?
by eldin raigmore
01 Sep 2021 22:16
Forum: Games
Topic: Sound Changes Game v2
Replies: 901
Views: 87923

Re: Sound Changes Game v2

aliensdrinktea wrote: 01 Sep 2021 21:50 (How does this game work?)
[+1]
by eldin raigmore
31 Aug 2021 23:43
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: tɐ́lʒrə̬k language
Replies: 12
Views: 616

Re: tɐ́lʒrə̬k numbers 1-10

Does your language have romanization or just IPA? How are higher numbers formed? Yes. How would you express A^(B^C) for 2 <= A <= 20 2 <= B <= 20 2 <= C <= 20 ? Of course that’s 19^3 (almost 8000) numerals, so it’d be ridiculous to ask you to write them all out. Just give us the recipe —— if you ha...
by eldin raigmore
31 Aug 2021 12:10
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The newest words we’ve learned in a natlang
Replies: 11
Views: 433

Re: The newest words we’ve learned in a natlang

Khemehekis wrote: 31 Aug 2021 06:30
eldin raigmore wrote: 31 Aug 2021 06:27 Btw does the following word prove English could become polysynthetic?
Y’all’d’ve’f’I’d’ve
Meaning
You all would have if I would have.
Should be Y’all’d’ve’fI’d’ve.
You’re right!
by eldin raigmore
31 Aug 2021 06:27
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The newest words we’ve learned in a natlang
Replies: 11
Views: 433

Re: The newest words we’ve learned in a natlang

Btw does the following word prove English could become polysynthetic?
Y’all’d’ve’f’I’d’ve
Meaning
You all would have if I would have.
by eldin raigmore
31 Aug 2021 06:10
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The newest words we’ve learned in a natlang
Replies: 11
Views: 433

Re: The newest words we’ve learned in a natlang

🤷maybe we can repurpose this thread for English words only then? Our only two examples so far are. or maybe repurpose that thread to include English? Actually I think it already includes English provided it’s an L2 for the contributor. So maybe I should suggest that one of the threads include the c...
by eldin raigmore
31 Aug 2021 06:05
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The newest words we’ve learned in a natlang
Replies: 11
Views: 433

Re: The newest words we’ve learned in a natlang

Oh.
I just remembered that I had listed the Japanese wana as one such word in that thread and searched for "wana".
P.S. you ninja’ed me.