I love you

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Re: I love you

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Romantic:

Մաշոր յախւմ:
Mashor yakhum.
[mɑˈʃɔr jɑˈχum]
love-1SG.PRS 2SG.ACC

Platonic:

Սեվկար յախւմ:
Sevkar yakhum.
[sɛvəˈkɑr jɑˈχum]
love-1SG.PRS 2SG.ACC
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Re: I love you

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Konungr wrote:
Spoiler:
Romantic:

Մաշոր յախւմ:
Mashor yakhum.
[mɑˈʃɔr jɑˈχum]
love-1SG.PRS 2SG.ACC

Platonic:

Սեվկար յախւմ:
Sevkar yakhum.
[sɛvəˈkɑr jɑˈχum]
love-1SG.PRS 2SG.ACC
What language is this? It is general practice to name the natlang/conlang you're posting a translation for.

I know that's the Armenian alphabet but unless you actually say that we can't be sure.
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Re: I love you

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Frislander wrote:
Konungr wrote:
Spoiler:
Romantic:

Մաշոր յախւմ:
Mashor yakhum.
[mɑˈʃɔr jɑˈχum]
love-1SG.PRS 2SG.ACC

Platonic:

Սեվկար յախւմ:
Sevkar yakhum.
[sɛvəˈkɑr jɑˈχum]
love-1SG.PRS 2SG.ACC
What language is this? It is general practice to name the natlang/conlang you're posting a translation for.

I know that's the Armenian alphabet but unless you actually say that we can't be sure.
Well it's my conlang. Considering this is a conlang forum, I figured it was kinda obvious. I just don't have a name for it.
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Re: I love you

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Konungr wrote:
Frislander wrote:
Konungr wrote:
Spoiler:
Romantic:

Մաշոր յախւմ:
Mashor yakhum.
[mɑˈʃɔr jɑˈχum]
love-1SG.PRS 2SG.ACC

Platonic:

Սեվկար յախւմ:
Sevkar yakhum.
[sɛvəˈkɑr jɑˈχum]
love-1SG.PRS 2SG.ACC
What language is this? It is general practice to name the natlang/conlang you're posting a translation for.

I know that's the Armenian alphabet but unless you actually say that we can't be sure.
Well it's my conlang. Considering this is a conlang forum, I figured it was kinda obvious.
Not really, because people post natlang translations in this section all the time, and you have chosen to use the distinctive Armenian script for your conlang, so anyone who wasn't familiar with Armenian (such as myself) could have been confused into thinking it was an Armenian translation.
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Re: I love you

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A lot of people post natlang translations, actually! Or they post in a variety of conlangs rather than just one. So it's not as straightforward as it might initially appear.

(eep, ninjaed by Fris. Ah well, I'll leave it.)
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Fair enough, my bad. I'm just used to stuff being stuff rather than stuff.
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Re: I love you

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:con: Ular

我你爱我。
Lăn má á lăn.

[ʟɑ̂n mɑ́ ʔɑ́ ʟɑ̂n]
TOP.1SG 2SG love 1SG
I love you.
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Re: I love you

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:con: Lairäts

I love you.
Däniräs reiz.
/dæˈniræs rɛɪz/
[dɛˈnirɛs rɛɪz] - phonetic /æ/ often becomes [ɛ] when unstressed in casual speech; pronouncing it this way would be the equivalent of either (1) saying "love you" or (2) saying "I love you" after someone made a cutting remark
dä-ni-r-äs rei-z
1SG-love-give-CONT you.OBL-DAT

(this was not intended to sound like the name of the GOT character; it just turned out that way)
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marvelous wrote:
(this was not intended to sound like the name of the GOT character; it just turned out that way)
I was just about to comment on that, good that you clarified it beforehand [:D]
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Iyionaku wrote:
marvelous wrote:
(this was not intended to sound like the name of the GOT character; it just turned out that way)
I was just about to comment on that, good that you clarified it beforehand [:D]
I might end up having to change the noun for love in the proto-language, lol... though now that I think about it, there are a lot of easier and less drastic solutions, like making the more common expression an idiomatic "give love" rather than a word "lovegive."
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:vol: Löfob oli.
/løfˈob olˈi/
löf-ob ol-i
love-1s 2s-ACC

:zaf: Ek is lief vir jou.
/ɛk əs lif fər jɞʊ̯/
1s be.PRES in_love DAT 2s
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:con: Boriomanco

D'amo.
/ˈdamo/
d=am-o
2SG.ACC=love-1SG.PRSNT.IND

:con: Nyan Myat

Ngäm myiw mram.
/ŋæm mʲiʊ̯ mɹam/
want PRO.2SG PRO.1SG
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Re: I love you

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:con: Enur (new project coming soon!)

Avęrot sate.
[ˈaːbjɛɾɔt ˈsatə]
love-1SG-2SG 2SG.ACC
I love you.
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Re: I love you

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:con: itota itiko (my only active conlang currently)
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ivoli taja kija
['ivolʲi 'tajä 'kʲijä]

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ivol-i  taj-a  kij-a
love-VM 1SG-NM 2SG-NM
I love you/I like you (not a very strong feeling, can be used between friends)


ivoli vo taja kija
['ivolʲi 'vo 'tajä 'kʲijä]

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ivol-i vo  taj-a  kij-a
love-VM big 1SG-NM 2SG-NM
I love you/I strongly like you (this is how "I love you" in English is most likely to be translated)


laji taja kija/laji taja itota kati kija iso
['ɫaji 'tajä 'kʲijä]/['ɫaji 'tajä 'itotä 'katʲi 'kʲijä 'iso]

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laj-i   taj-a  kij-a  / laj-i   taj-a  itot-a   kat-i   kij-a  iso
like-VM 1SG-NM 2SG-NM / like-VM 1SG-NM thing-NM exist-VM 2SG-NM ADJECTIF
I like you as a character(?)/I like the idea of you existing (both are weird, because "laji" is primarily used for inanimate nouns, but the second is also a little romantic. Included because one of my characters says it like that)
NM and VM - noun marker and verb marker;
ADJECTIF - adjectification particle; it makes the previous sentence (starting with a verb or two verbs connected by a conjunction) into an adjective;
about the character I mentioned: this conlang isn't connected to a conworld, it's connected to a fanfiction, though only some elements of the canon setting are used and the characters are all original.


:con: Shintæmild (old conlang, has very englishy grammar, but sounds nice)
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mesje liora riuje
/'meʐe li'ora 'riuʐe/

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mesh-je liora riu-je
1[SG]-F love  2[SG]-F
I love you (romantically; speaker and listener are both female)


mesje anodi riou
/'meʐe 'anodi ri'ou/

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mesh-je anodi riu-ou
1[SG]-F love  2-PL
I love you (platonically; speaker is female, there are over 12 listeners, whose gender is undefined)


A poetic way to say this:

liora to pægas æshel mesje'ajo "mesje æshel riuje'sho" piteae'ajo
/li'ora to 'pægas 'æʃel 'meʐe.aʐo 'meʐe 'æʃel 'riuʐe.ʃo 'pite.ae.aʐo/

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liora to  pæ-gas        æshel mesh-je=ajo mesh-je æshel riu-je=sho   piteo-ae=ajo
love  and AFF-happiness be    1[SG]-F=in  1[SG]-F be    2[SG]-F=near time-PAUC=in
I love you (romantically; speaker and listener are both female)(lit. "there is love and happiness inside of me in times when I'm with you")
PAUC - paucal grammatical number, 2-11 things;
AFF - affirmative prefix, is the opposite of the negation prefix;
when a grammatical element modifies the spelling of a previous one, I write the final version in the original text, and the non-modified forms of both in the glossed text;
quote marks here do not represent something, they're actual quote marks, because I couldn't figure out what to do with them.


:con: la at tea (a personal conlang created specifically for explaining emotions/feelings)
Spoiler:
la at ti

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l-a     a-t                              t-i
CONF1-1 love;completely_understand-CONF2 CONF2-2
I (and I'm not really sure that's me) love and completely understand you (and I'm sure that's you)


la et ti

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l-a     e-t                             t-i
CONF1-1 love;partially_understand-CONF2 CONF2-2
I (and I'm not really sure that's me) love and partially understand you (and I'm sure that's you)


la ot ti

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l-a     o-t                       t-i
CONF1-1 love;not_understand-CONF2 CONF2-2
I (and I'm not really sure that's me) love and don't understand you (and I'm sure that's you)


Specific example #1:

la rat et li

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l-a     ra-t      e-t                             l-i
CONF1-1 red-CONF2 love;partially_understand-CONF2 CONF1-2
I (and I'm not really sure that's me) redly (passionately and not with a clear head) love and partially understand you (and I'm not really sure that's you)


Specific example #2:

til ta miltilkot at ti

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ti-l       t-a     mi-l-ti-l-ko-t                    a-t                              t-i
blue-CONF1 CONF2-1 white-CONF1-blue-CONF1-dark-CONF2 love;completely_understand-CONF2 CONF2-2
Experiencing blue (fun, interest) I (and I'm sure that's me) whitely (enlightening and calm happiness), bluely and darkly (philosophical and melancholic) love and completely understand you (and I'm sure that's you)


Specific example #3:

a a ti

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a        a                                 t-i
1[CONF0] love;completely_understand[CONF0] CONF2-2
I (and I'm sure that's not me) am sure I don't love and completely understand you (and I'm sure that's you)(lit. I don't not love you)
CONF# - confidence; 0 = not at all, 1 = partially confident, 2 = completely sure;
the explanation for the color mood things is here;
all these phrases in the conscript are here.
216 always explains everything. ilaki onito itota ti ji ji ti akina itota ma. 216 всегда всё объясняет.
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