I can't pay the rent...You must pay the rent

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I can't pay the rent...You must pay the rent

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Here's a perfect summer translation exercise-
1) It's not the Magna Carta (Sorry in advance).
2) There's a bit of repitition, which you may or may not vary in your translations.
3) It's a little summertime giggle.
4) You get to curse at the end, if you so wish.

This is a bare-bones version. I think there are a few more lines at the beginning.

So, get your :con: notes and bow-tie/paper fan, and have at it!

[:(] Vae miser isso: Hoge mi sue sojvenda la merced lus logann.
[βɛ: mi.seɾ ˀi.s:o | ˀo.dʒɛ mĩ swɛ sʊj.βẽn.d̪ɒ l̪ɒ meɾ.sed̪ lus lo.gɒ̃ɲ]
EXCLAM unfortunate-M.SG be-PRS.1SG | ADV 1SG.DAT be-PRS.3SG pay-FUT.PASS,PTCP.F.SG DEF.F.NOM.SG payment-SG DEF.N.GEN.SG lodging-SG
Woe is me: today I have to pay the rent.

[}:D] Ti sue sojvenda la merced lus logann!
[t̪ĩ swɛ sʊj.βẽn.d̪ɒ l̪ɒ meɾ.sed̪ lus lo.gɒ̃ɲ]
2SG.DAT be-PRS.3SG pay-FUT.PASS,PTCP.F.SG DEF.F.NOM.SG payment-SG DEF.N.GEN.SG lodging-SG
You must pay the rent!

[:'(] No quem sojver al merced lus logann!
[nõ kʸẽɱ sʊj.βeɾ ɒ:ɫ meɾ.sed̪ lus lo.gɒ̃ɲ]
NEG be.abe-PRS.1SG pay-PRS.INF DEF.F.ACC.SG payment-SG DEF.N.GEN.SG lodging-SG
I cannot pay the rent!

[}:(] Ti nemboro quia sojvas al merced lus logann !!
[t̪ĩ nẽɱ.bo.ro qʸɒ sʊj.βɒs ɒ:ɫ meɾ.sed̪ lus lo.gɒ̃ɲ]
2SG.DAT command-PRS.1SG CNJ pay-SBJV.PRS.2SG DEF.F.ACC.SG payment-SG DEF.N.GEN.SG lodging-SG
I order you to pay the rent!!

[:x] Vue no potrè sojver al merced lus logann!!
[βwɛ nõ po.t̪ɾe: sʊj.βeɾ ɒ:ɫ meɾ.sed̪ lus lo.gɒ̃ɲ]
CNJ NEG be.possible-PRS.3SG pay-SBJV.PRS.2SG DEF.F.ACC.SG payment-SG DEF.N.GEN.SG lodging-SG
But it’s impossible to pay the rent!! [:'(]

[:'(] [:'(] Quique sojva al merced lus logann ?!?!
[qy.qyœ sʊj.βɒ ɒ:ɫ meɾ.sed̪ lus lo.gɒ̃ɲ]
INTERR.ANIM.INDEF pay-FUT.3SG DEF.F.ACC.SG payment-SG DEF.N.GEN.SG lodging-SG
Whoever will pay the rent?!?! [:'(] [:'(]

:mrgreen: Jo iso sojva al merced lus logann!!!
[jo i:.so sʊj.βɒ ɒ:ɫ meɾ.sed̪ lus lo.gɒ̃ɲ]
1SG.NOM AUG.SG pay-FUT.3SG DEF.F.ACC.SG payment-SG DEF.N.GEN.SG lodging-SG
I will pay the rent!!!

:mrred: QU?!?!?!?!?
[qɯ::]
INTERR.INAN.SG
What?!?!?!?!?

[:D] Mi heroë !!!
[mĩ ˀe.ro.ˀɛ]
1SG.GEN hero-SG
My hero !!! [<3]

:mrred: Majgidtum! Quae magi cofudadt!
[mãj.ʒid̪.t̪ʰũɱ | qyœ mɒ̃.ʒi kõ.fu.d̪ɒd̪t̪ʰ]
Ill.speak-PFT.PASS.PTCP.N.SG | ADV.AUG ADV.COMPAR screw.over-PFT.PASS.PTCP.M.SG
Curses! Foiled again! [>:(]

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:con: Necthiøth:

Zau kuaphuratøiun nʉmaln thil.
[ ʃaw kwápʰuʁatøjun nýmaln tʰil. ]
zau kuáphur-tø-iu-n nʉ-mal-n thil.
money pay-1SG-OPT-BAD such-0-BAD alas.

Woe is me, today I have to pay the rent.

Zau kuaphuralauiun!
[ ʃaw kwápʰuʁalawjun! ]
zau kuáphur-lau-iu-n!
money pay-2SG-OPT-BAD!

You must pay the rent!

Zau kia kuaphuramuatøph!
[ ʃaw kja kwápʰuʁamwatøpʰ! ]
zau kie kuáphur-mua-tø-ph!
money NEG pay-can-1SG-GOOD!

I cannot pay the rent!

Kléethøph, zau kuaphuralaupháph!
[ klé:tʰøpʰ, ʃáw kwapʰuʁalawpʰápʰ! ]
khleth-tø-ph, zau kuáphur-lau-phá-ph!
arrive-1SG-GOOD,money pay-2SG-IMP-GOOD!

I order you to pay the rent!

Poph kia kuaphuramuamalph neth!
[ popʰ kja kwápʰuʁamwamalph netʰ! ]
póph kie kuáphur-mua-mal-ph neth!
but NEG pay-can-0-GOOD impossible!

But it's impossible to pay the rent!

Nia inaunte ri ui kuaphuranolıph zau?
[ nja ʔináwnte ʁi wi kwápʰuʁanolɨpʰ ʃaw? ]
nia inaumte rí ui kuáphur-no-nʉ-ph zau?
or who at_all INDEF pay-3SG-FUT-GOOD money?

Whoever will pay the rent?

Tøs kuaphuratønʉph!
[ tøs kwápʰuʁatønypʰ! ]
tøs kuáphur-tø-nʉ-ph!
1SG pay-1SG-FUT-GOOD!

I will pay the rent!

Nia thik inauntekéz phuia?
[ nja tʰik ʔinawntekéʃ pʰúja? ]
nia thik inaumte-kéz phu-ia?
or what who-beside 3-TEMP?

Whaa???!?? (Lit. "The what with the who now?")

Cotlʉ!
[ xótly! ]
cotlʉ!
hero!

My hero!

Thil muphai ecotlʉ ileiiap tøse ecap klenangan phuia nʉie naicøtzøn tamaph caføng uaun!
[ tʰil múpʰaj ʔéxotly ʔílɪjiap tǿse ʔéxap klénaŋan pʰúja nýje nájxøtʃøn támapʰ xáføŋ wáwn! ]
thil múphai e-cotlʉ ileiiap tøs-e e-cap khlena-nga-n phu-ia nʉ-ie náicøz-tø-n tám-aph cáføng uaun!
alas young ADJ-hero recipe 1SG-GEN ADJ-clever stop-3-BAD 3-TEMP such-for anger-1SG-BAD road-through many more than!

Curses! Foiled again! (Lit. "Bah, this "heroic" child/naive-one has stopped my cunning scheme! This angers me in so many ways!")

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Re: I can't pay the rent...You must pay the rent

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:con: Dimath

Uy! Zal gimif ank favinaxik yabel.
[yː | zal ˈɟimif aŋk ˌfaviˈnaxik ˈjabɛl]
Uy! Zal gim-if ank fa-vi-nax-ik yab-el
EXCLAM.sad this day-in 1SG FUT-VRBLZR-coin-need house-ALL

Woe is me, today I have to pay the rent. ("-ik" is a suffix to verbs adding an obligation or necessity. "I need to pay the rent" is the same as "I will pay the rent" with "-ik" suffixed to the verb.)

Yat vinaxik yabel!
[jat viˈnaxik ˈjabɛl]
yat Ø-vi-nax-ik yab-el
2SG PRS-VRBLZR-coin-need house-ALL

You must pay the rent!

Ank luvinaxig!
[ˈaŋk ˌluviˈnaxiɣ]
ank lu-Ø-vi-nax-ig

1SG NEG-PRS-VRBLZR-coin-able
I cannot pay the rent! ("-ig" here indicates ability the same way "-ik" above indicates obligation)

Yiz vinax!
[iz ˈvinax]
yiz Ø-vi-nax
2SG.IMP PRS-VRBLZR-coin

I order you to pay the rent!

Wey wey wey wey.. Luvinaxig yabel..
[øː øː øː øː | ˌlu-Ø-viˈnaxiɣ ˈjabɛl]
wey wey wey wey | lu-vi-nax-ig yab-el
EXCLAM.fear EXCLAM.fear EXCLAM.fear EXCLAM.fear | NEG-PRS-VRBLZR-coin-able house-ALL

But it's impossible to pay the rent!

Xu favinax yabel?
[ˈχu faˌvinax ˈjabɛl]
xu fa-vi-nax yab-el
who.SG FUT-VRBLZR-coin house-ALL

Whoever will pay the rent?

Ank favinax yabel!
[ˈaŋk faˌvinax ˈjabɛl]
ank fa-vi-nax yab-el
1SG FUT-VRBLZR-coin house-ALL

I will pay the rent!
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Sorry to double-post, but it couldn't all fit in one:


Ey?!
[eː]
ey
EXCLAM.surprise

What?!?!?!?!?

Anks hesav!!!
[aŋks ˈhɛsav]
ank-s hes-av
1SG-GEN help-PARTICIPLE

My hero!!! [<3]

E!! Panagipa jam gimif!!
[æː | ˌpanaˈɟipa ˈdʒam ˌɟimif]
e | pa-na-gipa jam gim-if
EXCLAM.anger | PST-PASS-stop another day-in

Curses! Foiled again!
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Image Géarthnuns:

[D:] Ainö! Che hengedalthsev sí la chí hanakethelsít ba zböiven daikh.
[ajˈnø, tʃɛ ˌhɛŋɛˈdalθsɛv si ˈla tʃi ˌhanakɛˈθɛlsit ba ˈzbøjvɛn ˌdajx]
alas! DEF today-LOC 1SG-NOM AUX.PRES DEF rent-ACC PTCL pay have.to
Woe is me! [swoon] Today I have to pay the rent.

[}:D] Fenfe la ví hanakethefsít ba zböiven ten!
[ˈfɛnfɛ la vi ˌhanakɛˈθɛfsit ba ˈzbøjvɛn ˌtɛn]
2SG-NOM.NEG AUX.PRES DEF.NEG rent-ACC.NEG PTCL pay must
You must pay the rent!

[:'(] Fí la ví hanakethefsít ba zböiven kalokh!
[fi ˈla vi ˌhanakɛˈθɛfsit ba ˈzbøjvɛn kaˈlox]
1SG-NOM AUX.PRES DEF.NEG rent-ACC.NEG PTCL pay be.able
I cannot pay the rent!

[}:(] Sí la, gü öçek la chí hanakethelsít hüzböiven sho, kfangöl!!
[si ˈla, gy ˈøɕɛk la tʃi ˌhanakɛˈθɛlsit hyˈzbøjvɛn ʃo, kfaˈŋøl]
1SG-NOM AUX.PRES, CONJ 2SG-NOM AUX.PRES DEF rent-ACC pay-IMP PTCL, order
I order you to pay the rent!!

[D:] Arkfö ví hanakethefsít vau zböivenalöms la mprekh!!
[aɾˈkfø vi ˌhanakɛˈθɛfsit vɔ ˈzbøjvɛˌnaløms ˌla mˈpɾɛx]
but DEF.NEG rent-ACC.NEG DEF.NEG pay.PresGER-NOM.NEG AUX.PRES be.possible
But it’s impossible to pay the rent!! [:'(]

[:'(] [:'(] Cheths lív chí hanakethelsít nzo hözböiven?!?!
[ˈtʃɛθs liv tʃi ˌhanakɛˈθɛlsit nˈzo høˈzbøjvɛn]
INTERR.3SG-NOM AUX.FUT.IMPERS DEF rent-ACC on.earth-ADV pay-INTERR
Whoever will pay the rent?!?! [clutching of chest] [:'(] [:'(]

:mrgreen: Sí gí chí hanakethelsít zböiven!!!
[ˈsi gi tʃi ˌhanakɛˈθɛlsit ˈzbøjvɛn]
1SG-NOM AUX.FUT.EMPH DEF rent-ACC pay
I will pay the rent!!! [tooth sparkle]

:mrred: De, de, de, de?!?!?!?!?
[dɛ, dɛ, dɛ, dɛ]
but, but, but, but
What?!?!?!?!?

[:D] Dvatrebs sís!!!
[ˈdvatɾɛbs ˈsis]
hero-NOM 1SG-GEN
My hero!!! [<3]

:mrred: Kfínörs! Ngé kpaudhikh!
[kfiˈnøɾs, ˈŋe kpɔˈðɪx]
nadir-NOM! again.PAST-ADV thwart
Curses! Foiled again! [>:(]

:mrgreen: Oooo, Rooozmaríííí, sí la öçket sööööl! [<3]
[oooo, ˌɾooozmaˈɾiiii, si la øɕkɛt ˈsøøøøl]
ooooh, Rose.Marie, 1SG-NOM AUX.PRES 2SG-ACC love
[<3] Oh Rooooose Mariiiiie I love yoooou! [<3]

[>_<] Sí lü Nelsíb sfen zadíf.
[ˈsi ly ˈnɛlsib ˌsfɛn ˈzadif]
1SG-NOM AUX.TRANSC Nell-POST as be.called
My name is Nell. [>:(]
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Re: I can't pay the rent...You must pay the rent

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:con:Azenti

Gaze. Omsoç Yg os byr zvolazy ibi muta pjoscasya.
alas. now-day 1SG be.MID DEF rent-PL GOAL be.FUT-PTCPL pay-SUP
"Alas. Now-day I am to pay the rents" (Azenti considers rents to be plural--indeed, it doesn't distinguish mass nouns at all except in a few isolated cases)

Asra os byr zvolazy ibi muta pjoscasya zeććida!
2SG be.MID DEF rent-PL GOAL be.FUT-PTCPL pay-SUP absolute-ADV
"You are absolutely to pay the rents!" (Translation is awkard when done literally--the "absolutely" there is to emphasize the overbearing tone")

Yg byr zvolazy arać pjosca mau!
1SG DEF rent-PL be-PTCPL.POT pay NEG
"I am not able to pay the rents!"

Yg Asra tol zvolpjoscasya ibi athôh!
1SG 2SG GEN rent-pay-SUP GOAL order
"I order your rent-paying!"

N-nani, ja zvolpjoscasya os tebûćmac!
b-but, DEF rent-pay-SUP be.MID do-PTCPL.POT-NEG
"B-but, the rent-paying is undoable!"

Tod çol byr zvolazy ibi muta pjosca!?
then who DEF rent-PL GOAL be.FUT-PTCPL pay!?
"Then who will pay the rent!?"

Yg byr zvolazy ibi muta pjosca!
1SG DEF rent-PL GOAL be.FUT.PTCPL pay!
"I will pay the rent!"

Zecora!?
interjection.of.disbelief
"What!?"

Yg tol hirratras!
1SG GEN AUG-soldier
"My great soldier!"

Aćumy! Samon hajbamir!
this.can't.be! be.PASS-PTCPL.PERF stop-PASS
"Fuck! (I) have been stopped!"
Nūdenku waga honji ma naku honyasi ne ika-ika ichamase!
female-appearance=despite boy-voice=PAT hold boy-youth=TOP very be.cute-3PL
Honyasi zō honyasi ma naidasu.
boy-youth=AGT boy-youth=PAT love.romantically-3S

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Re: I can't pay the rent...You must pay the rent

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Nai, vó lý córadairon brasën au yllë rón.
[nɑi vɔː lyː ˈkɔːr.ɑð.ɑir.ɔn ˈbrɑs.ən ɑu ˈylːə rɔːn]
alas 1.SG ART.DEF.ABSTRACT rent-ACC give-NEC on DEM.ABSTRACT day
Alas, today I must pay the rent. (lit. "alas, I must give the house-fee on this day")

Sei lý córadairon brasën!
[sɛi lyː ˈkɔːr.ɑð.ɑir.ɔn lɛn ðɑir ˈbrɑs.ən]
2.SG ART.DEF.ABSTRACT rent-ACC give-NEC
You must pay the rent!

Vó lý córadairon brasëthǽ!
[vɔː lyː ˈkɔːr.ɑð.ɑir.ɔn ˈbrɑs.əθ.æː]
1.SG ART.DEF.ABSTRACT rent-ACC give-POT-NEG
I cannot pay the rent!

Vó hæscë sor, das sei lý córadairon brasë!
[vɔː ˈhæsk.ə sɔr ðɑs sɛi lyː ˈkɔːr.ɑð.ɑir.ɔn ˈbrɑs.ə]
1.SG command 2.SG.ACC that 2.SG ART.DEF.ABSTRACT rent-ACC give
I order you to pay the rent!

Qes pǽ hen brasëth lý córadairon!
[cɛs pæː hɛn ˈbrɑs.əθ lyː ˈkɔːr.ɑð.ɑir.ɔn]
but no man give-POT ART.DEF.ABSTRACT rent-ACC
But it is impossible to pay the rent! (lit. "but nobody can pay the rent!")

Henqë lý córadairon brasë?!
[ˈhɛn.cə lyː ˈkɔːr.ɑð.ɑir.ɔn ˈbrɑs.ə]
who ART.DEF.ABSTRACT rent-ACC give
Who will pay the rent?!

Vó lý córadairon brasë!
[vɔː lyː ˈkɔːr.ɑð.ɑir.ɔn ˈbrɑs.ə]
1.SG ART.DEF.ABSTRACT rent-ACC give
I will pay the rent!

Qá?!
[cɑː]
what
What?!

Vën æcháten!
[vən æ.ˈxɑːd.ɛn]
1.SG.GEN saviour
My hero!

Liënnai, soṣstë fasd vón their!
[ljənːˈɑi ˈsɔɕːtə fɑzd vɔːn θɛir]
alas.AUG thwart again 1.SG.ACC null.argument
Woe is me, I was foiled again!

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[:(] Assadre: devo huoge pagar li pringzo.
[aˈsa.dɾɛ ˈdɛ.vɔ ˈu.dʒɛ paˈgaɾ lɪ ˈpɾen.dʒɔ]
[əˈsa.dɾə ˈde.vu ˈu.dʒə pəˈgaɾ li ˈpɾĩː.dʒu]
Alas: must-1SG today pay-INF the.OBL.M rent-OBL.
Alas: today I have to pay the rent.

[}:D] Deves pagar li pringzo!
[ˈdɛ.vɛs paˈgaɾ lɪ ˈpɾen.dʒɔ]
[ˈde.vi pəˈgaɾ li ˈpɾĩː.dʒu]
Must-2SG pay-INF the.OBL.M rent-OBL.
You must pay the rent!

[:'(] No giro pagar li pringzo!
[nɔ ˈdʒe.ɾɔ paˈgaɾ lɪ ˈpɾen.dʒɔ]
[nə ˈdʒi.ɾu pəˈgaɾ li ˈpɾĩː.dʒu]
NEG can-1SG pay-INF the.OBL.M rent-OBL.
I cannot pay the rent!

[}:(] Ci haurés pagaro li pringzo!!
[ˈtʃe aʊ̯ˈɾɛs paˈga.ɾɔ lɪ ˈpɾen.dʒɔ]
[ˈtʃi ɑˈɾe pəˈga.ɾu li ˈpɾĩː.dʒu]
However have.FUT-2SG pay-PST_PTCP the.OBL.M rent-OBL.
And yet you shall pay the rent!!

[:x] Ma é emposseul pagar li pringzo!!!
[ˈma ˈɛ ɛm.pɔˈsɛʊ̯l paˈgaɾ lɪ ˈpɾen.dʒɔ]
[ˈma ˈẽ.puˈse.u pəˈgaɾ li ˈpɾĩː.dʒu]
But be.3SG impossible pay-INF the.OBL.M rent.OBL.
But it’s impossible to pay the rent!! [:'(]

[:'(] [:'(] Quie vïu qui pagará li pringzo?!?!
[ˈki ˈveʊ̯ kɪ pa.gaˈɾa lɪ ˈpɾen.dʒɔ]
[ˈki ˈvy ki pə.gəˈɾa li ˈpɾĩː.dʒu]
Who.INT live.3SG who.REL pay-FUT-3SG the.OBL.M rent-OBL?
Whoever will pay the rent?!?! [:'(] [:'(]

:mrgreen: Mé pagaró li pringzo!!!
[ˈmɛ pa.gaˈɾɔ lɪ ˈpɾen.dʒɔ]
[ˈme pə.gəˈɾo li ˈpɾĩː.dʒu]
1SG.DSJ pay-FUT-1SG the.OBL.M rent-OBL.
I will pay the rent!!!

:mrred: QUÉ?!?!?!?!?
[ˈkɛ]
[ˈke]
What.INT?
What?!?!?!?!?

[:D] Meu heró!!!
[ˈmɛʊ̯ ɛˈɾɔ]
[ˈmø əˈɾo]
My.NOM.M hero[NOM]
My hero !!! [<3]

:mrred: Cal bascastro! Meu coidaro se pesta ancora.
[ˈkal basˈkas.tɾɔ mɛʊ̯ kɔɪ̯ˈda.ɾɔ sɛ ˈpɛs.taːŋˈkɔ.ɾa]
[ˈkɑ bɑˈkɑ.tɾu ˈmø kyˈda.ɾu sə ˈpe.t‿ə̃ˈko.ɾə]
What[NOM] waste-PEJ_AUG-NOM. My.NOM.M plan-NOM REFL crush-3SG again.
What a waste! My plan is foiled again! [>:(]

EDIT: Adjusting the second pronunciation.

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Stumbled on this thread again and decided to update my translation. As you can see, Silvish has shifted from more Spanish- and Italian-like to a Frenchier part of the spectrum.

:con: Silvish

[:(] Quen mailleu : u jour d' ouí jou dê peyî lou termou.
[kɛ̃m.maˈʎø | yˈʑuʁ ˈdwi ʑu.dɛː.pəˈjiː luˈtɛʁ.mu]
INT-M.C* misfortune | to.DEF.M day of=today 1SG.NOM have_to.1SG pay-INF DEF-M.C rent
Alas: today I have to pay the rent.

[}:D] Tu de' ppeyî lou termou.
[ty.dɛp.pəˈjiː luˈtɛʁ.mu]
2SG-NOM must=pay-INF DEF-M.C rent
You must pay the rent!

[:'(] J' ê pa l' arte de peyî lou termou.
[ʑɛˈpa ˈlaʁ.tə de.pəˈjiː luˈtɛʁ.mu]
1SG.NOM=have.1SG NEG DEF=means of pay-INF DEF-M.C rent
I cannot pay the rent!

[}:(] Toú evvel, tu peyîyat byé lou termou !!
[ˈtu ɛˈvɛl | ty.pe.jiˈjat ˈbje luˈtɛʁ.mu]
all equal.M.C 2SG-NOM pay-FUT-2SG EMP DEF-M.C rent
And yet you shall pay the rent!!

[:x] Mê l' ett empossiblou de peyî lou termou !!!
[ˈmɛː lɛt.tɛ̃m.pɔˈsi.blu de.pəˈjiː luˈtɛʁ.mu]
but 3SG.NOM=be=_=impossible-M.C of pay-INF DEF-M.C rent
But it’s impossible to pay the rent!! [:'(]

[:'(] [:'(] Qui ví qui peyas lou termou ?!?!
[kiˈvi ki.pəˈjas luˈtɛʁ.mu]
INT-NOM live.3SG REL-NOM pay-IPF_SBJV DEF-M.C rent
Whoever will pay the rent?!?! [:'(] [:'(]

:mrgreen: Jeû peyîyê lou termou !!!
[ˈʑœː pe.jiˈjɛː luˈtɛʁ.mu]
1SG.DISJ* pay-FUT-1SG DEF-M.C rent
I will pay the rent!!!

:mrred: QUÊ ?!?!?!?!?
[ˈkɛː]
INT
What?!?!?!?!?

[:D] Mon erou !!!
[mŋ̩ˈe.ʁu]
1SG-POSS hero
My hero !!! [<3]

:mrred: Quen bahhattrou ! Lou mon plã l' e' ddedjououa en nouveu coú.
[kɛ̃m.baˈhat.tʁu | lu.mɔ̃ˈplɑ lɛd.dɛd.dʑuˈwa ɛ̃n.nu.vəˈku]
INT-M.C waste | DEF-M.C 1SG.POSS plan 3SG.NOM=be=foil-PST_PTCP.M.C INDEF new-M.C time
What a waste! My plan is foiled again! [>:(]

* C = "common" or non-human-associated gender
DISJ = disjunctive

Those smilies, though! Such high drama! [O.O] You can also switch termou out for loueyî [lwəˈjiː]. I just thought the former sounded better in these sentences.

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I have no idea what this refers to or why it's "something for summer"!? But here's my attempt in :tan: Swahili:

[:(] Ole wangu: leo lazima nilipe kodi.
ole w-angu | leo lazima ni-lip(a)-e kodi
woe(CL14) CL14-GEN.1S | today necessarily 1s-pay-SBJV rent(CL9)
Woe is me: today I have to pay the rent.

[}:D] Unapaswa kulipa kodi
u-na-pas(a)-w(a) ku-lip(a) kodi
2s-PRES-be.necessary-PASS INF(15)-pay rent(CL9)
You must pay the rent!

[:'(] Siwezi kulipa kodi
si-wez(a)-i ku-lip(a) kodi
NEG.1s-be.able-NEG.PRES INF(15)-pay rent(CL9)
I cannot pay the rent!

[}:(] Ninakuamuru ulipe kodi
ni-na-ku-amuru u-lip-e kodi
1s-PRES-2s-order 2s-pay-SBJV rent(CL9)
I order you to pay the rent!!

[:x] Lakini haiwezekani kulipa kodi
lakini ha-i-wez(a)-ek(a)-an(a)-i ku-lip(a) kodi
but NEG-CL9-be.able-STAT-RECIP-NEG.PRES INF(15).pay rent(CL9)
But it’s impossible to pay the rent!! [:'(]

[:'(] [:'(] Nani atalipa kodi ?!?!
nani a-ta-lip(a) kodi
who 3s.ANIM-FUT-pay rent(CL9)
Who will pay the rent?!?! [:'(] [:'(]

:mrgreen: Mimi nitalipa kodi!!!
mimi ni-ta-lip(a) kodi
1s 1s-FUT-pay rent(CL9)
I will pay the rent!!!

:mrred: Nini?!?!?!?!?
nini
what
What?!?!?!?!?

[:D] Mwokozi wangu !!!
mwokozi w-angu
saviour(CL1) CL1-GEN.1s
My hero !!! [<3]

:mrred: Kuma nina! Nimepingwa tena
kuma ni-na | ni-me-ping(a)-w(a) tena
vagina(CL9) 1s-COM | 1s-PRF-oppose/thwart-PASS again
Fuck! I have been thwarted again [>:(]
Glossing Abbreviations: COMP = comparative, C = complementiser, ACS / ICS = accessible / inaccessible, GDV = gerundive, SPEC / NSPC = specific / non-specific, AG = agent, E = entity (person, animal, thing)
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:con: Yélian

[:(] Evagár! Siy yéliun æ'pleiro rat ianperaut.
[əʋɐˈxaːd̟ | sa̯iː ˈʃeːlɪ̯ʉn əˈplɛɪ̯ɾo ɾɐt ɪ̯ɐɱˈpeːɾaʊ̯t]
damned! before moon rent NEC-pay-INV.JUS.3SG.INAN
Woe is me, today I have to pay the rent.

[}:D] Ianperas æ'pleiro!
[ɪ̯ɐɱˈpeːɾɐs əˈplɛɪ̯ɾo]
NEC-pay-JUS.2SG DEF.CONC=rent
You must pay the rent!

[:'(] Cityaperai æ'pleiro!
[kɨt͡ʃɐˈpeːɾaɪ̯ əˈplɛɪ̯ɾo]
NEG-ABL-pay-1SG DEF.CONC=rent
I cannot pay the rent!

[}:(] Sat arudai pi æ'pleiro sat peraut!!
[sɐt ɐˈruːdaɪ̯ pi əˈplɛɪ̯ɾo sɐ‿ˈpeːɾaʊ̯t]
2SG.OBL order-1SG that DEF.CONC=rent 2SG.OBL pay-INV.JUS.3SG.INAN
I order you to pay the rent!!

[:x] Cut cesavérbut pi tyaperai æ'pleiro!
[kʉt‿əsɐˈʋeːɾbʉ‿pɨ t͡ʃɐˈpeːɾaɪ̯ əˈplɛɪ̯ɾo]
but impossible-COP.3SG.INAN that POT-pay-1SG DEF.CONC=rent
But it’s impossible to pay the rent!! [:'(]

[:'(] [:'(] Yat æ'pleiro roperut?!?!
[ʃɐt əˈplɛɪ̯ɾɔ̈ ɾɔ̈ˈpeːɾʉt]
who-OBL DEF.CONC=rent FUT-pay-INV.3SG.INAN
Who will pay the rent?

:mrgreen: Re vutret, re roperai æ'pleiro!!!
[ɾə ˈvutɾət, ɾə ɾɔ̈ˈpeːɾaɪ̯ əˈplɛɪ̯ɾɔ̈]
1SG INT, 1SG FUT-pay-1SG DEF.CONC=rent
I will pay the rent!

:mrred: Pòi??!?!?
[pɔʊ̯]
what
What???

[:D] Reo lòseriys!!
[ˈɾe.ɔ̈ ˈlɔ̈səɾa̯iːs]
1SG.POSS hero
My hero!

:mrred: Prær! Re yivalitcemasto!
[pɾœd̟! ɾə ɕɨˌʋaːlɨtəˈmasto]
shit | 1SG.NOM again-thwart-INV.1SG
Fuck! I have been thwarted again!
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Imralu wrote:
10 Dec 2017 06:13
I have no idea what this refers to or why it's "something for summer"!?
I just found out what this is! Apparently, it's a really old comedic bit where one person plays all three parts (damsel, landlord, hero). The only prop is a handkerchief or comb that the actor pretends is a hair bow for the damsel, a mustache for the landlord and a bowtie for the hero. Here's one version I found. But in his playwriting genius, Lambuzhao has embellished the script (in sentence structure and emoticon quotient), making for an achingly suspenseful economic drama.

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Why it's for 'summer'

It's the sort of thing you do at Summer Camp, on one of your last days there, at night, being silly with your bunkmates, b/c all the awkwardness has passed and you can let yer hair down. Or on the car ride home from a long summer trip, on that rarest of moments when you and your siblings agschully agree on something. [:P]
Or on the bus ride home from a summer two/three week tour with your college chorus.

I just happen to identify it with Summer because of the above.
[:)]

A memorable non-summer occurence was when a Lit Prof used to MC all these events at my college (sic La Fac, La U). When there was a dead transition time, he would inevitably pull out a ridiculous bowtie, and do this. It was lame, but funny, and his goofy voices were priceless.

PS:

Reasons #1-4 should be close to near self-evident. [;)]

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Re: I can't pay the rent...You must pay the rent

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:con: Gondolan

Mi s’fa̋ sfäpana… Bannör ri tam sfä sfäpana!
/mĩ sːfɑː sfɑpana banːəɹ̠ ɹ̠i tam sfɑ sfɑpana/
[1ST.ERG.SING NEG-pay.PRES.ACT rent-OBV.ABS.SING… 2ND.ERG.SING COMM will pay.PRES.ACT rent-OBV.ABS.SING]
I can’t pay the rent… You pay the rent!

Didn't have time to do a full translation, might post one later.
  • :con: Gondolan, the pride of the Gondolan empire.
  • :con: Tsodanian, a tri-cons language with heavy armenian influence.
  • :con: Yaponese, an isolated language in Japan.
  • :con: Mothaukan, crazy tonal language.

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