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by Bristel
Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 40580

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Es Ríx Díví Lugh, nev Toran. Credhíeith acomtá aloil Carnone. [es rʲiːks dʲiːvʲiː luɣ nev toran | kreðʲiːeðʲ acomtaː alolʲ karnone] The King of Gods is Lugus, or Taranis. Others might believe in Cernunnos. [King or Queen of the Gods may be subjective, Ercunic speakers have lots of gods, and like th...
by Bristel
Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Help your fluency in a nifty way
Replies: 4604
Views: 637620

Re: Help your fluency in a nifty way

linguoboy wrote:
Bristel wrote:Bore dydd Llun da! Dw i eisiau cath.
Pa fath o gath?
Cén saghas cait?
What sort of cat?
Unrhyw gath. Dw i wedi blino. Nos da, hwyl fawr!
Any cat. I'm tired. Good night, goodbye!
by Bristel
Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Help your fluency in a nifty way
Replies: 4604
Views: 637620

Re: Help your fluency in a nifty way

He empazado a aprender galés.
I have started to learn Welsh.

Bore dydd Llun da! Dw i eisiau cath.
Good Monday morning! I want a cat.
by Bristel
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 40580

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Taith ma dív genane i desh. [taθʲ ma dʲiːv genane i deʃ] was my day-NOM birth-GEN in yesterday It was my birthday yesterday. Still trying to work on my Celtic conlang, but I think I need to do some more tweaks with sound changes, as I really don't think every consonant that precedes a yod needs to ...
by Bristel
Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: None of the above
Topic: The dream thread
Replies: 1807
Views: 124065

Re: The dream thread

Had a dream that a scientist revealed to me that the world was in danger, and that I was to go into space to be a part of a colony on Mars. The reasoning was a predicted increase in solar output and unexpected shift in the obliquity of the Earth. It should be about 23.4 degrees, but something knocke...
by Bristel
Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Schelling Point Game
Replies: 28
Views: 3167

Re: Schelling Point Game

Name a planet. -- Earth Name a famous spoiler. -- Darth Vader is Luke's father License to sell hair tonic to bald eagles in _____. -- America Who is the rightful King of Jerusalem by legal inheritance from the crusader state? -- Felipe VI of Spain Name the language this word belongs to: e (only one...
by Bristel
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Incorrect pronunciations you have (or have had) to unlearn
Replies: 669
Views: 45383

Re: Incorrect pronunciations you have (or have had) to unlea

I've never heard bourgeois with an /r/; I've only ever heard /'bu.ʒwa/. I grew up with a classmate whose last name was Bourgeois, and I bet that if not for that, I would have gone a long time mispronouncing bourgeoisie , which I originally thought was roughly "burgessy" but learned the proper pronu...
by Bristel
Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:30 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Game
Replies: 2673
Views: 203136

Re: Sound Change Game

Menig Kim [tʃim] → Aksanji jīm [t̠ʲim]
Menig Se [ʃə] → Aksanji cu [ɕʊ]
Menig Sen [ʃeɲ] → Aksanji cēñ[ɕen̠ʲ]
Menig Sin [ʃɪɲ] → Aksanji ciñ [ɕɪn̠ʲ]

*the "underlined" consonant phones are alveopalatal.
by Bristel
Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: The Innovative Usage Thread
Replies: 2452
Views: 168278

Re: The Innovative Usage Thread

"I'm shook" = "I'm shaken emotionally".
by Bristel
Thu May 25, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Help your fluency in a nifty way
Replies: 4604
Views: 637620

Re: Help your fluency in a nifty way

>Πάει καιρός. *ο καιρός. Επίσης ο καιρός "περνάει" δεν "πάει". お久しぶりです。あまり悪くないです。 ボクはより頻繁にここにいたいです。 ohisashiburi desu. amari yokunai desu. boku wa yori hinpan ni koko ni itai desu. It's been a while. I'm not so bad. I want to be here more often. 最近は、Duolingoで日本語を勉強します。テストの27部セクションを通過しました。 saikin wa...
by Bristel
Fri May 12, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Game
Replies: 2673
Views: 203136

Re: Sound Change Game

Rüjuos joüset [jøy̯sʲət] → Old Takayo yowusitä /jowusitə/
Rüjuos feüsta [fæy̯stə] → Old Takayo pawusitä /pawusitə/
Rüjuos tävarset [tæʋərsʲət] → Old Takayo tawärisitä /tawərisitə/
Rüjuos veüravar [ʋæy̯rəʋər] → Old Takayo wawuräwärä /wawurəwərə/
by Bristel
Fri May 12, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: English help needed
Replies: 44
Views: 3892

Re: English help needed

About the dinner: I think usually lunch here in Sweden is at around 12:00, and dinner at 5-6 PM. So 3 PM is not very usual; I don't know if they've had lunch already or not. In the original text the mom yells "maten är klar!" (the food is ready). I thought that this is unidiomatic in English, so I ...
by Bristel
Fri May 12, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Help your fluency in a nifty way
Replies: 4604
Views: 637620

Re: Help your fluency in a nifty way

今日は、みんな!ボクはまた来ました〜!
仲良くしよよね!

konnichi wa, minna! boku wa mata kimashita!
naka yoku shiyo yo ne!

Hello, everyone! I've returned!
Let's be good friends!
by Bristel
Sat May 06, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Game
Replies: 2673
Views: 203136

Re: Sound Change Game

agefaqeg heťšidê /het͡ʃˈʃi.də/ [het͡ʃˈʃi.də] → Ercunic ethshidh [eθʃið]
agefaqeg êtsouzedê /ət.soˈze.də/ [ət.soˈze.də] → Ercunic ethosedh [eθoseð]
agefaqeg teťše /ˈtet͡ʃ.ʃe/ [ˈtet͡ʃ.ʃe] → Ercunic tethshe [teθʃe]
agefaqeg oulubou /oˈlu.bo/ [oˈlu.bo] → Ercunic oluvo [oluvo]
by Bristel
Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Happy Things Thread
Replies: 969
Views: 246162

Re: Happy Things Thread

Oh hi there.
by Bristel
Wed Apr 06, 2016 7:57 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Game
Replies: 2673
Views: 203136

Re: Sound Change Game

Modern Azen nictsi [ˈnixt͡si] → Ercunic nichti [nʲixti] Modern Azen nadtsukkes [ˈnad͡zuk:es] → Ercunic natsuch [natsux] Modern Azen ānetsets [ˈa:net͡set͡s] → Ercunic ánetsets [aːnetsets] Modern Azen dzetse [ˈd͡zet͡se] → Ercunic tets [tets] Modern Azen tsetshucsu [ˈt͡set͡shuxsu] → Ercunic tetsuchsu [...
by Bristel
Mon Mar 28, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: A good English - Irish dictionary?
Replies: 9
Views: 1106

Re: A good English - Irish dictionary?

I have Collin's Irish Dictionary, but it's "gem" size, very small text. No IPA or pronunciation keys upon a quick glance. I only know of one Irish dictionary that includes pronunciations and they're misleading since the author was aiming for a "neutral standard" which simply doesn't exist. Sad. I'd...
by Bristel
Sat Mar 26, 2016 3:33 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: A good English - Irish dictionary?
Replies: 9
Views: 1106

Re: A good English - Irish dictionary?

I have Collin's Irish Dictionary, but it's "gem" size, very small text. No IPA or pronunciation keys upon a quick glance.
by Bristel
Fri Mar 25, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Test your vocab knowledge in a foreign language
Replies: 112
Views: 9349

Re: Test your vocab knowledge in a foreign language

Japanese. (pretty bad at this, it's been years now) 1. lung(s) ?? 2. trachea, windpipe ?? 3. liver ?? #? spleen ?? 4. large intestine ?? 5. small intestine 6. ovary, ovaries 7. uterus, womb 8. penis (dick, cock, schlong, wang ...) ペニス、チンチン (penisu, chinchin) 9. scrotum, teste(s), testicle(s) (ballsa...
by Bristel
Fri Mar 25, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Game
Replies: 2673
Views: 203136

Re: Sound Change Game

U Bol neekuóogi [neːˈku̯oːgi] → Ercunic ní coghi [niː koɣʲi] U Bol nayaagiakagíyee [najaːgi̯akaˈgijeː] → Ercunic nayághiacha giyí [najaːɣʲaxa gʲijiː] U Bol miyagáši [mijaˈgaʒi] → Ercunic miya gadhí [mʲija gaðʲi] U Bol keekágiee [keːˈkagi̯eː] → Ercunic cí caghí [kʲiː kaɣʲiː] U Bol kibayayakáee [kibaj...
by Bristel
Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:14 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Rèn Kyèč Phonology
Replies: 9
Views: 1343

Re: Rèn Kyèč Phonology

I like the phonotactics, it seems very Kartvelian to me.
by Bristel
Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 379901

Re: Romanization challenge thread

Scottish English (variety) /m n ŋ/ <m n ng> /p t~ʔ tʃ k/ <p t c k> /b d dʒ ɡ/ <b d j g> /f θ s ʃ (x) h/ <f th s sh kh h> /v ð z ʒ/ <v dh z zh> /w l r j/ <w l r y> /i ɨ/ <ī i> /ɪ ʊ/ <i u> /e̞ o̞/ <e o> /ɜ ə~ɐ/ <ë a> /a/ <ā> Slëpang ën, andar ol konshasnes, humles ëz hwer dhe hārt ëz, su wolk on bëī a...
by Bristel
Mon Mar 07, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Hokkanae
Replies: 11
Views: 2983

Re: DRAFT: Hokkanae

Just a quick comment. Your sound change categories are hilarious.
by Bristel
Fri Feb 26, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Lexicon Building
Replies: 4308
Views: 314913

Re: Lexicon Building

Unnamed Rom-lang: diffunder [difːunder] (v.) to spread out, to diffuse, from Latin diffundere (most likely it would be just like French diffuser ) emitter [əmitːer] (v.) to send forth, to emit, from Latin ēmittere transmitter [transmitːer] (v.)to send across, to transmit, from Latin trānsmittēre tra...
by Bristel
Fri Feb 26, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Basilese
Replies: 11
Views: 1418

Re: Basilese

I'm loving it so far. I like it's flavor and the location it's been placed in.