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Corphishy wrote:
23 Feb 2020 19:46
Next: mabälwayis [ˈmɑbælˌwɑjis] nf. vine
meːh₂y- n. grapes

Next: s₂bˀindjed- n. widow
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Re: Lexicon sculpting

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qwed117 wrote:
23 Feb 2020 21:44
Next: s₂bˀindjed- n. widow
soade [ˈsoə̯de] adj. lone, alone

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Image Nansee /nan.'ʃe/ Sea, gulf, or saltwater lake; from which nanseev /nan'ʃev/ brine, saltwater; nansevundali /nan.ʃɛ.vun'da.li/ to brine or marinate; nansevundalina /nan.ʃɛ.vun.da'li.na/ preserved lemon; nansewina /nan.ʃɛ'wi.na/ sea bass; nansewinakore /nan.ʃɛ.wɪ.na'ko.ɣe/ saltwater fishing; nansewinakorem /nan.ʃɛ.wɪ.na'ko.ɣem/ saltwater fisher

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Re: Lexicon sculpting

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Mándinrùh wrote:
18 May 2020 04:16
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Oh my God . . . the Kankonian word for "citrus" is tzelua! Have we just found a false concognate?
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Khemehekis wrote:
18 May 2020 08:16
Mándinrùh wrote:
18 May 2020 04:16
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Zilu /'ʒi.lu/ Lemon
Oh my God . . . the Kankonian word for "citrus" is tzelua! Have we just found a false concognate?
Evidently. Atili is not (to my knowledge) related to Kankonian.
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Jizilu /Jizilu/ Fruit

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siveci /sivet͡ʃi/ - hair
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Mándinrùh wrote:
18 May 2020 13:33
Khemehekis wrote:
18 May 2020 08:16
Oh my God . . . the Kankonian word for "citrus" is tzelua! Have we just found a false concognate?
Evidently. Atili is not (to my knowledge) related to Kankonian.
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Many years ago, when several of us were sharing our color words online, someone noticed that the word for pink is their conlang was lektan, and the Kankonian word for pink was likt.
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Squirrels chase koi . . . chase squirrels

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Image Sivesi /ʃɪ've.ʃi/ hair, fur pelt; from which reksivesi /ɣɛk.ʃɪ've.ʃi/ wig; sivesiv /ʃɪ've.ʃiv/ individual hair, stand, thread; sivesilerisi /ʃɪ.vɛ.ʃɪ.lɛ'ɣi.ʃi/ to wash one's hair; sivesidome /ʃɪ.vɛ.ʃɪ'do.me/ to cut one's hair, haircut; sivesihunes /ʃɪ.vɛ.ʃɪ'xu.neʃ/ beard; sivesikaal /ʃɪ.vɛ.ʃɪ'kal/ moustache, whiskers; sivesihunedzome /ʃɪ.vɛ.ʃɪ.xu.nɛd'ʒo.me/ to shave, to trim one's beard; dalimsivesi /da.lɪm.ʃɪ've.ʃi/ carpet, rug.

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Corphishy wrote:
07 Oct 2019 18:09
NEXT: *ś·hruèw n. [ʃ̩ˑˈr̥uɛw] a treeshrew
yuri [ˈʃuːɾi] - polypore (aside the pre-existing, regularly derived abarʻacyo)
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18 Nov 2019 09:35
NEXT: adɪnto nn. smile
anta [ˈantɐ] - to grin stupidly (also: to hoax, already existing)
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Next: yarchagi [ˈjar.t͡ʃa.gi] crab, lobster
iartyagi [ɪ̯ɐɾˈtʃaːxi] - lobster
Corphishy wrote:
17 May 2020 05:41
Next: nänshea [nænˈʃeə̯] nf. sea
nanyi [ˈnanʃi] - makarel
Mándinrùh wrote:
19 May 2020 03:37
Next: Tamal: /'ta.mal/ Capital city
támazad [ˈtaːmɐɟɐd] - provincial capital city

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[cagɐˈtoːʃɔ̈] > Old Ñuc'œrtluŋ [ca.ŋɠa̰.tow.ço] > Middle Ñuc'œrtluŋ <cagatouço> [cæ.ŋɠə̰.tu:.ço] > Modern Ñuc'œrtluŋ <cagaturço> [cæ.ɲʄḛ.tɸi:.jo]
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<hâotéiskun> [ħətʰe̤:skun] n. mountain

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Image Hitesku /xɪ'teʃ.ku/ Mountain range, from which hiteskuv /xɪ'teʃ.kuv/ Mountain, (more to follow)

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