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by äreo
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Lexicon Building
Replies: 4308
Views: 400272

Re: Lexicon Building

naeli, literally "falls" (cf. naelen to fall); nael in the singular generally refers to precipitation.

or

thalla, related to thallar (of water) to rush, though this can also more strictly mean "rapids"

next: grandstand, pontificate, get on one's soapbox
by äreo
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Lexicon Building
Replies: 4308
Views: 400272

Re: Lexicon Building

Msérsca:

grossa strong, tough

staría steadfast, robust, from star fixedness, surety

Next: antifragile
by äreo
Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Lexicon Building
Replies: 4308
Views: 400272

Re: Lexicon Building

Msěrsca:

níf nom. s. nívi nom. pl. níhoa gen. s. níhoï gen. pl. nís dat. s. nívis dat. pl.
(noun) fin, fletch(ing)

next word: to refrain from mentioning something, let sleeping dogs lie
by äreo
Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Lexicon Building
Replies: 4308
Views: 400272

Re: Lexicon Building

Msěrsca:

nennar - to cuddle

next: hero cult
by äreo
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Quickie Thread
Replies: 2827
Views: 340513

Re: Sound Change Quickie Thread

Is this outlandish, or? /æ e i ɑ o u/ > /ɛ ʲe i a o u/ /æː eː iː ɑː oː uː ai oi/ > /ɛː ʲeː iː ɔː oː uː aː wɛ/ Now long vowels rarely appear in unstressed syllables in the motherlang, but for morphological reasons /ai oi/ do. Would /ai oi/ > [aː wɛ] when stressed and > [ɛ ø~y] when unstressed be impl...
by äreo
Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Game
Replies: 2673
Views: 258760

Re: Sound Change Game

Modern Vaien zus [zus] > Msěrsca sus [sʏs]
Modern Vaien fœs [føs] > Msěrsca fus [fʏs]
Modern Vaien þœxs [θœχ̥s] > Msěrsca thós [θøːs]
Modern Vaien awx [awχ̥] > Msěrsca ác [oːk]
by äreo
Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Lexicon Building
Replies: 4308
Views: 400272

Re: Lexicon Building

Msěrsca:

pax - hat, headdress

Issima paxpás.
Let's go to the hat store.

Next word:
sleep paralysis
by äreo
Thu Jun 11, 2015 12:33 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Post your conlang's phonology
Replies: 2278
Views: 278047

Re: Post your conlang's phonology

/p b t t͡s d d͡z k g/ p b t tz d z c g /f θ s ʃ x/ f θ s ś h /m n ŋ/ m n gn /ʋ ɹ l j/ v r l i /a e i o u y/ a e i o u y /aː ɛː eː iː ɔː uː øː yː/ á ai é/ei í au ú eu ý (p, b, t, d, t͡s, d͡z, k, g, f, θ, s, ʃ, x, m, n, ʋ, ɹ, l)V(p, t, k, f, θ, s, ʃ, x, j) Word-initial stops are limited to the devoice...
by äreo
Sun Jun 07, 2015 12:37 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: äreolang scratchpad
Replies: 10
Views: 2652

Re: äreolang scratchpad

Idea for a relative of Msěrsca: [ˈleːrnæ jæ ˈɑskimɑnɑ ˈkɑːɾæinɑksɑ] (~2250 BP) [ˈlɛːrna ja ˈaskimana ˈkɔːɾɛinaksa] (~1750 BP) [ˈlɛːrnə jə ˈaskimənə ˈkɔːɾeːnəksə] (~1250 BP) [ˈlairne je ˈaskimən ˈkoːɾenəks] (~750 BP) [laːɹnɛ jɛ ˈascɪmŋ̩‿ˈkøːɾɛks] laerne ě ascimn córex [ˈleːrnæ jæ ˈɑskimɑnɑ ˈkɑːɾæinɑk...
by äreo
Sun May 03, 2015 12:38 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Lexicon Building
Replies: 4308
Views: 400272

Re: Lexicon Building

ěscmelear, ěscmelar [ˈjɛskmɛʎaɹ̝ ˈjɛskmɛlaɹ̝] to dismember, tear apart, dissect ěscmelearre, ěscmelarre [ˈjɛskmɛˌʎarɛ ˈjɛskmeˌlarɛ] dismemberment, dissection not to be confused with dmestettar [ˈzmɛstɛtːaɹ̝] to dissassemble and dmestettarre [ˈzmɛstɛˌtːarɛ] dissessembly next: nightlife
by äreo
Sun Apr 12, 2015 8:17 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Lexicon Building
Replies: 4308
Views: 400272

Re: Lexicon Building

Msěrsca:

ispith [ˈɪspɪθ] unreason, injustice, wrongness
sáthilam [ˈsoːθɪlam] unreasonable, unjust, wrong, from sáth reason, justice, rightness + -ilam -less

Next: ferment (verb and/or noun)
by äreo
Sun Apr 12, 2015 8:08 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Game
Replies: 2673
Views: 258760

Re: Sound Change Game

Msěrsca (from Wendoth's nominative):

ibes [ˈɪbɛs]
iděhes [ˈɪdʒɛxɛs]
cahao [kaˈxao̯]
paobop [ˈpao̯vop]
by äreo
Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:49 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Lexicon Building
Replies: 4308
Views: 400272

Re: Lexicon Building

Msěrsca:

símantar, slímantar, slímattar [ˈsiːmantaɹ̝ ˈsliːmantaɹ̝ ˈsliːmatːaɹ̝] - to get away (from), evade, avoid blame (for)

next: turtle
by äreo
Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:26 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Game
Replies: 2673
Views: 258760

Re: Sound Change Game

Otkh lendas [ˈɮɛndɛs] →Msěrsca lendes [ˈlɛn̪d̪ɛs]
Otkh tesn [ˈtʰesn̩] → Msěrsca tesn [ˈtɛsn̩]
Otkh tälsac [ˈtʰaɬsacʰ] → Msěrsca tathsaic [ˈtaθsac]
Otkh lasiaf [ˈɮasʲaf] → Msěrsca laseaf [ˈlaʃaf]
by äreo
Fri Jan 23, 2015 10:09 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 171329

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Áillica é torrosse mixístimme thímirmasco. sacramental.wine COP.PRES.3S strong.COMP potent.SUP think.INF-way-COMP Bristel, ta cdět tác mea dmecsa Msěrsca. Ctá co li tácn prělmire? Bristel 2S.GEN build.PP language 1S.DAT recall.PRES Msěrsca what C/COP 3S.GEN language-GEN influence.PL Bristel, your c...
by äreo
Wed Jan 21, 2015 8:09 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: The glebst of Gleb
Replies: 187
Views: 40856

Re: The glebst of Gleb

Here's the phonemic inventory we were given with seed #1813866917: Consonants: m n̻ p ɓ t̻ ɗ̻ k g s̻ h l̻ w Vowels: i iː u uː e eː o oː æ æː The syllable structure: (C1)V(C2)(C3)(C4) C1: a consonant V: a vowel C2: a voiced consonant other than an implosive; i.e. one of /m n̻ g l̻ w/ C3: one of /m n̻...
by äreo
Fri Jan 09, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Lexicon Building
Replies: 4308
Views: 400272

Re: Lexicon Building

Msěrsca:

něic [ɲɛc] bug bite, zit
impe, imphe, inse, and bědě also work.

next word: throne
by äreo
Sun Dec 28, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Lexicon Building
Replies: 4308
Views: 400272

Re: Lexicon Building

Msěrsca:
ístinamat [ˈiːstɪˌnamat] from ísti delicate, luxurious + namat passive participle of namar to eat

Nalag Tawrat:
exkam [ˈæɬkam] delicacy

next: merriment
by äreo
Sun Dec 28, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: äreolang scratchpad
Replies: 10
Views: 2652

Re: äreolang scratchpad

Some words of note from the prayer above: sáth —this was ratiō in the original Latin, and was rendered in English as reason . Given the general character of this prayer, its closest equivalent might be the Egyptian Maat . The word sáthorín which occurs later in the prayer is related, deriving from s...
by äreo
Sat Dec 27, 2014 3:29 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: äreolang scratchpad
Replies: 10
Views: 2652

Re: äreolang scratchpad

In the spirit of Lexember—though it is too late for us to participate in the usual way—here's a Msěrsca translation of an abridged prayer from Boëthius, which we'll use to develop semantic and grammatical principles over these last few days of the year: Á tá co i idetemía sáth amina árme, laerne ě a...
by äreo
Mon Dec 15, 2014 12:43 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 171329

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Sáira índat Arizonasillis Eolla, mě líma co esse íx.
[ˈsoːɪr̞ɔ ˈiːndat ˌar̞ɪˈsøːnasˌɪɫːɪs ˈjɔɫːɔ mɲɛ ˈliːmɔ kw‿ˈɛsːɛ iːks]
I was supposed to go to Arizona for Christmas, but it looks like I'm staying here.
by äreo
Sun Dec 14, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: äreolang scratchpad
Replies: 10
Views: 2652

Re: äreolang scratchpad

A bit of a story to help flesh out the Nalag Tawrat feel: Yamī kutesali Arsasan ṿizeḥ. [jaˈmiː kuˈtæsaˌli arˈsɒsaɱ‿vˤiˈzæħ] live.PST.3S temples.LOC.PL Arsan.LOC scribe.NOM.SG There lived in the city of Arsan a scribe. Martē entarye Ẓarasti, sed mayēwd hami Ḥumarina Nazuye du Peterina ad Sudav. [marˈ...
by äreo
Sat Dec 13, 2014 11:03 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: äreolang scratchpad
Replies: 10
Views: 2652

Re: äreolang scratchpad

Bristel wrote:Is Msĕrsca a future Anglic language (specifically American)?
No, though it does have some intentional derivations from IE languages, including English. What gave you that impression?
by äreo
Sat Dec 13, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: äreolang scratchpad
Replies: 10
Views: 2652

Re: äreolang scratchpad

Nalag Tawrat phoneme inventory:

/p b t d k ɡ ʔ/
p b t d k g q
/tˤ kˤ/
ṭ ḳ
/m n/
m n
/f v s z ɬ ɮ x ħ/
f v s z x j h ḥ
/vˤ zˤ ɮˤ/
ṿ ẓ x̣
/r l j w/
r l y w

/a e i u aː eː iː uː/
a e i u ā ē ī ū
by äreo
Sat Dec 13, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: äreolang scratchpad
Replies: 10
Views: 2652

Re: äreolang scratchpad

The words nalag tawrat appeared to me in a dream this morning, so I'm making a conlang for them to exist in. We'll start with some nominal morpho(phono)logy. This language gradates consonants to distinguish case and number, and both nouns and adjectives are marked this way. nalag tawrat /naˈlag tauˈ...