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by Nortaneous
Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Quickie Thread
Replies: 2827
Views: 277468

Re: Sound Change Quickie Thread

Wikipedia says Manchu /s/ can be realized as [ts] in any position
by Nortaneous
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 380021

Re: Romanization challenge thread

/al ʕarabija/ /b t d tˁ dˁ k q ʔ/ <b t d tc dc k q j> /m n/ <m n> /ʤ/ <g> /f s z sˁ θ ð ðˁ ɣ χ ħ ʕ h/ <f s z sc th dh dhc v kh x c h> /l (ɫ) w j/ <l l w y> /r/ <r> /i iː u uː a aː/ <i ei o u e a> /juːladu ʤamiːʕun naːsi ʔaħraran mutasaːwiːna fiːlkaramati waːlħuquːq. wa qad wuhibuː ʕaqlan wa dˁamiran...
by Nortaneous
Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Aʻatun Scratchpad: Inventory questions
Replies: 116
Views: 10456

Re: Aʻatun Scratchpad: Inventory questions

You can have syllabic labiodental approximant / labiodentalized as a vowel, e.g. Nias. If there are sequences that behave phonologically like diphthongs (what does this mean for your language?) but are phonetically realized as a vowel followed by a labiodental approximant, I would expect /u/ to also...
by Nortaneous
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: The "How do You Pronounce X" Thread
Replies: 3108
Views: 208489

Re: The "How do You Pronounce X" Thread

/nʌwtbuk/ [ˈnəu̯ʔt̚ˌb̥ʊʔk̚] /læjngwɨdʒ/ [ˈlæi̯ŋgwɨdʒ] /hilərɨ/ [ˈhɪɫɚɹɪj] /ber/ [beɹ] /indəwjɚrəpijən/ [ˈɪndəu̯ ˌjɚɹəˈpʰijɘn] /ælgonkwijən/ [ˌæɫˈgɔŋkʰwijɘn] /dʒəpɑnɨk/ [dʒəˈpɑnɨk] /kərijən/ [kʰɚɹˈijɘn] /kʌwsə/ [ˈkʰəu̯sə] /tʃerəkij/ [ˈtʃʰeɹəˌkʰij] /klingɑn/ [ˈkʰɫɪŋˌgɑn] /inglɨʃ/ [ˈɪŋgɫɨʃ] /rɨportɨdlɨ...
by Nortaneous
Tue May 22, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: The "How do You Pronounce X" Thread
Replies: 3108
Views: 208489

Re: The "How do You Pronounce X" Thread

dʒəwsɨf stɑlɪn (-ɨn?)
vɪlhɛlm rɛntgən
mərij skwədɑvskə kjɜ˞rɨj
nijəls bor
ɜ˞wɪn ʃrejdɨŋər
dʒərɑrd tə huwft
stænɨslɑv uwlɑm (~ stənɪswəf, depending on register)
nəkijtə kruwʃtʃɛv
ɛnˈrijkəw fermɨj

(stress is unmarked when it falls on the first nonreduced vowel, which is almost always)
by Nortaneous
Tue May 15, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: The "How do You Pronounce X" Thread
Replies: 3108
Views: 208489

Re: The "How do You Pronounce X" Thread

absence of coronal contact in the realization of /l/ is generally considered a speech impediment, but some people even have straight-up [ʁ] for it
by Nortaneous
Tue May 15, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 40771

Re: Help your conlang fluency

ʔeˀir meˀüħ dü no. noˀur deˀaħeük. ne jtoˀa puˀpuˀ
[ʔḛil mø̰yħ || dy no || no̰ur dɛ̰æhøyk || ne ɕto̰a pṵpṵ]
time fake. NEG real. it EMPH four-corner. you PASS-educate stupid
time is fake. it isn't real. it's a cube. you are educated stupid
by Nortaneous
Mon May 14, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: The "How do You Pronounce X" Thread
Replies: 3108
Views: 208489

Re: The "How do You Pronounce X" Thread

Atlantic /ɨtlæntik/ [ɨʔt̚ˈɫẽə̯̃ɾ̃ɨʔk]
czar /zar/ [zɒɚ̯]
salty /sɔltɨj/ [ˈsɔˤɫtʰɪj]
suit /suwt/ [sʏʉ̯ʔt̚]
thank /θæŋk/ [θæ̃j̃ŋk]

nb: one of /eə̯ æj/ must be phonemic, since e.g. "Bernanke" has [eə̯] rather than [æj]. cf. /ˈpejŋˌgwin/ with FACE but /ˈgeŋgɨs/ with DRESS
by Nortaneous
Sun May 13, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 380021

Re: Romanization challenge thread

/pʰ tʰ tʷʰ cʰ kʰ kʷʰ/ /p t tʷ c k kʷ/ /ʔb ʔd ʔdʷ ʔɟ ʔg ʔgʷ ʔ/ /ⁿb ⁿd ⁿdʷ ⁿɟ ⁿg ⁿgʷ/ /s sʷ x xʷ h/ /ⁿz ⁿzʷ/ /l lʷ r rʷ j w/ /m n nʷ ŋ ŋʷ/ /ħ ħʷ ʕ ʕʷ ̃ʕ ̃ʕʷ/ /a aː ə əː (ɨ)/ <pʰ tʰ tᶸʰ tⁱʰ kʰ kᶸʰ> <p t tᶸ tⁱ k kᶸ> <b d dᶸ dⁱ g gᶸ> <b̭ ḓ ḓᶸ ḓⁱ ĝ ĝᶸ> <s sᶸ hₐ hₐᶸ h> <nⁱ mⁱ> <l lᶸ r rᶸ y w> <m n nᶸ γ γᶸ...
by Nortaneous
Wed May 09, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 40771

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Wunman tywéwentì dywé tyà Ṇîwàn wá pù syi u twà. Gaten tywè wa gè tyi yágá nye kwû, wun hetì kyè mún nán gwûgwâ kè. Wunmq chotwznchyp jot chap Zzyxwqnp wqt pvp xi wv tqp. Gatzn chop wq gzp chi yatgat jje kux, wun hzchyp kep mt nat guxgqx kzp. I've made a new orthography for Zzyxwqnp. It looks more ...
by Nortaneous
Wed May 09, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 380021

Re: Romanization challenge thread

Here is a new orthography for Zzyxwqnp. It is possible to analyze Zzyxwqnp as having only four vowels, /a ə i u/, written in the conventional orthography a z y v . The other vowels, q e o i u , may be analyzed /wa yə wə yi wu/. This analysis provides a convenient explanation for the common dialectal...
by Nortaneous
Wed May 09, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Game
Replies: 2673
Views: 203246

Re: Sound Change Game

ban projecting forward from protolangs, imo Dzongkha vbrug-rgyal khab [ɖúkɟǽ kʰáp] :> Zzyxwqnp Drukzpje Kapvp [ɖu33 kə11 dʑe33 ka33 pʮ11] Tangut 1kiq2 1dyq4 1paq4 1tiq4 2wyr4 [kɪ̙̄ ndiə̙̄ piā̙ tī̙ wiɚ̌] :> Zzyxwqnp Kyjjapqchibyt [kʅ33 ndʑa33 pɒ33 tɕi33 bɿ45] English functional programming [ˈfəŋkʃn̩l...
by Nortaneous
Wed May 02, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 40771

Re: Help your conlang fluency

kälje halmić siem äi kište cieüttautu meic sie?
[kæːi̯ ˈhaʔlmitɕ ɕem ʔæi̯ ˈkiːʂt ˈtɕøy̯ʔtɔtu mei̯ts ɕə]
if I'm always in my apartment, what's the point of cities?
by Nortaneous
Tue May 01, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: None of the above
Topic: What are you reading, watching and listening to?
Replies: 469
Views: 52837

Re: What are you reading, watching and listening to?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTvHXnvmmCA v oddly structured for what it is - "increasing elaboration of a single theme throughout a track" isn't something I run across in electronic music much. the closest thing I can think of is some of the longer and weirder vsnares tracks. then again, I don't ...
by Nortaneous
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 40771

Re: Help your conlang fluency

"Käinde" alje eš gljënn, a ju hłue.
[kæiːnd ʔɑːi ʒ ˈgjənː a̰ jṵ xuː]
I've seen the second "Thing", but not the first.
by Nortaneous
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: the Old Granny thread
Replies: 624
Views: 91957

Re: the Old Granny thread

Add peanut butter late, ideally once the pork is cooked enough that you can turn the heat down. Otherwise it'll burn.
by Nortaneous
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 40771

Re: Help your conlang fluency

bark bork woof bark barf, bark boof bonk woof bark bork honk hork illuminati wooga barf
animals aren't even real, they're holograms projected by the space lizards to keep us down
by Nortaneous
Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Paradigm-arrhea
Replies: 36
Views: 2760

Re: Paradigm-arrhea

Yes, there's a lot of regularity; in that language family, alternations that developed from mobile stress accent tended to be analogized out across the verbal system. Cf. Deghuri: gori fight.AP<1/2>-1.ABS gore fight.AP<1/2>-2.ABS gureš fight.AP<3>-3A.ABS gure fight.AP<3>-3I.ABS gora fight<1/2>-1.ABS...
by Nortaneous
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Paradigm-arrhea
Replies: 36
Views: 2760

Re: Paradigm-arrhea

tkorzhits fight-AP-1M.ABS tkorzhim fight-AP-2M.ABS tkorzhis fight-AP-3M.ABS tkorasht fight-AP-1F.ABS tkorazhmi fight-AP-2F.ABS tkorash fight-AP-3F.ABS tkorazhi fight-AP-3I tkorats 1T.T-fight-1M.ABS tkoram 1T.T-fight-2M.ABS tkoras 1T.T-fight-3M.ABS tkort 1T.T-fight-1F.ABS tkormi 1T.T-fight-2F.ABS tko...
by Nortaneous
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Venting thread that still excludes eddy (2)
Replies: 2639
Views: 19396

Re: Venting thread that still excludes eddy

there's nowhere around here that has decent takeout breakfast

breakfast is important. fuck to capitalism. i demand fully automated luxury breakfast
by Nortaneous
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Nostratic, Eurasiatic, Mitian, ...
Replies: 217
Views: 17230

Re: Nostratic, Eurasiatic, Mitian, ...

Vlürch wrote:Well, I'm not a scientist
science is fake. nothing is true. everything is permitted. hth
by Nortaneous
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 380021

Re: Romanization challenge thread

/zaraˈLi ˈʎadʒdamiʃa ˈbʒguxeʃa dzga ˈpʰeda bgulˈʃi haˈmaʃ dʒondurˈʃi kʰri meˈLi || ˈbgulʃi keˈda budraˈʃe bundʒuˈgru ˈbʒguxe tsuLi | ʎoˈʃi qam ˈmera ˈtkemaʃ Liˈpʃe tsuˈgLi tsʰamˈskulu ˈmera ˈdzexa zgu ʎe tsuˈpʰe || dʒoˈndure zga kʰarˈʃi bo dʒu ˈltʃare qaˈskulu || zaraˈLi laˈda ˈbiʃxal az nduˈres ˈʎa...
by Nortaneous
Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Game
Replies: 2673
Views: 203246

Re: Sound Change Game

Proto-rəgyam Thóng Sithúng [tʰɔ́ŋ sɪtʰúŋ] :> Duhai Tauxgl Syztuxgl [tau53kv̩12 sz̩45tu53kv̩12] Proto-rəgyam Pong Bé Sé Léu [pɔ̄ŋ bé sé lɘ́] :> Duhai Pauml Bex Sex Dex [pau33m̩12be53ɕe53ɾe53] Proto-rəgyam Tanatéu Tiunahu [tanɐtɘ́ tɨnɐhū] :> Duhai Tajnaltvx Tyjnalfu [ta31na12tə53 tsz̩31na12ɸu33] Proto...
by Nortaneous
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Game
Replies: 2673
Views: 203246

Re: Sound Change Game

Early Middle Laqar dędə [ˈdɛ̃də] :> Duhai dvt5 [dɤʔ54] Early Middle Laqar č'idə [ˈtʂʼidə] :> Duhai syt5 [sz̩ʔ54] Early Middle Laqar dirə [ˈdiɾə] :> Duhai di6dv3 [dʑi34ɺɤ11] Early Middle Laqar didə [ˈdidə] :> Duhai dit5 [dʑiʔ54] it is probably time for new words Mandarin Zhāng Xiànzhōng [tʂɑŋ55 ɕiɛn5...
by Nortaneous
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 40771

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Engleiråi žanłi vås, mi chåla irmvaasa, kond "mjed" ång "siachaa", čendiška žanëł mjełan. Irmvaasa poka, kond "hałda" ång "štaat", köndiška mjełan. Ång kista irmvaasa, kond "kått" ång "čud", animat žanëł mjełan, äšhał alj giłiška alj köndiška mjełvai fanče. English has grammatical gender, but most ...