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by maıráí
Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:19 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Idioms, Adages, and Aphorisms
Replies: 25
Views: 3885

Re: Idioms, Adages, and Aphorisms

Su: sóndo yu'ŋí [ˈson˦doə˩ jʊ˩ˈŋi˦] to tip the teacup Telling fortunes with or divining solutions from tea dregs is very popular in Su; to tip someone's cup over is a physical way of saying "Fuck you!", and to tip it metaphorically is to cause them problems and screw up their future. Next: birds of ...
by maıráí
Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:00 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Hey, I made a map
Replies: 27
Views: 3401

Re: Hey, I made a map

cromulant wrote:
maıráí wrote:11/10
Rob's work is easily a 12/10. Maybe even a 12.5.
I like to think of 11/10 as being 10+.
by maıráí
Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:29 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Hey, I made a map
Replies: 27
Views: 3401

Re: Hey, I made a map

11/10
by maıráí
Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:59 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: new 9 phoneme challenge
Replies: 22
Views: 4769

Re: new 9 phoneme challenge

p t k n h r j w a /r/ ~ [ar] || /j/ ~ || /w/ ~ <CarC, Car> are slightly longer than <CrC, Cr> /jj/ ~ [ji ij ji] || /ww/ ~ [wu uw uu] IDK /h/ = [z] after /n/ or /r/ /tn/ ~ [nn] /kn/ ~ [ŋŋ] /pn/ ~ [mm] Two genders, three numbers in objects: pp | tt | kk --- masculine singular * p | t | k when not foll...
by maıráí
Mon Nov 18, 2013 3:00 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Post your conlang's phonology
Replies: 2278
Views: 278596

Re: Post your conlang's phonology

This is for my current nameless project. Consonants: /n p t k q ʔ h j/ <n p t k c ' h y> Vowels : /i u ɑ ɛ/ <i u a e> I'm working on a lang with similarly small inventory, and am also using <c> for /q/. I like this. I'm probably going to have to fight the urge to start a dialect now. :wink:
by maıráí
Sun Nov 17, 2013 11:15 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 173859

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Imralu wrote:Ha ci Sealand?
Like Sealand?
I meant like the standard group conworld project, but more... compact.
by maıráí
Sat Nov 16, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 173859

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Hahkhadaba aba aulisa baulsakibaulsi? La ma-sa ma hóunang gi dássıng gı sáı la.
make-island-OBJ-N OBJ-N any-SUB-N want-2-want-do | Q ACC-GEN ACC.S breathe-blue ADJ group-clump ADJ small Q
Would any of you be interested in making a con-island? Just a small group project?
by maıráí
Thu Nov 14, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Messed Up Mythology
Replies: 30
Views: 3753

Re: Messed Up Mythology

From my current, flat conworld (relevant: it is an open space between two layers of "stone", i.e. there's a ceiling, and you can touch it): ...the Yellow looked over his latest work and declared it complete. The Red looked over his work and deemed it entertaining but ultimately insufficient, incorre...
by maıráí
Mon Nov 04, 2013 2:06 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Post your conlang's phonology
Replies: 2278
Views: 278596

Re: Post your conlang's phonology

Dialect of Something or Another: Because clicks are too scary to implement more fully. <m n ng> m n ŋ <t d k g> ʇʰ~ʗʰ~tʰ (ǀʰ~ǁʰ~tʰ) ʇ̬~ʗ̬~d (ǀ̬~ǁ̬~d) ʔ~kʰ ʀ~g <s h> s~θ ʃ x~h <c cs> ts~tθ~θ tʃ <w r y> ʋ l~ɹ j <duh> l <a i o u> ɑ i o ɯ ɑɑ ii oo ɯɯ ɑi ɑo ɑɯ oy Tones are low <ma> , high <má> , and "cle...
by maıráí
Sat Nov 02, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Suprafixes
Replies: 10
Views: 1519

Re: Suprafixes

Two of my current conlangs use them, specifically the tone kind. One does for most grammar, and the other uses them on only a few special particles.
by maıráí
Sat Nov 02, 2013 12:42 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 173859

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Dán dag ngá hou gi shír. Yó sungdáóhoúdákmí.
COP good NOM.P word ADJ short | and every.this.that.yon.piece
Short words are alright. Mixtures, too.
by maıráí
Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:00 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 173859

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Ah ae dhif 'werbhrybi, sew dyssi? What if you stutter, or have to cough? It's probably safe to continue unless one has stuttered when a duplicate might be expected (e.g. saying kikitama 'the book' when one meant kitama 'a book'.), or when a word might be mistaken (e.g. tatatama 'the door' instead o...
by maıráí
Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:54 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 173859

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Kiitaakkaatakikiitaakiitaatasakkaannuikitanatokitamakitamatoomakanasasookosonikosonisanuima no. kiitaa-kkaa-ta-ki~kiitaa~kiitaa~ta-sa-kkaa-nnui-kitana-to-kitama~kitama-too-makana-sa-soo-kosoni~kosoni-sa-nuima no INC\write-many-SUB-DEF~NEUT~write~PL/HYP-ADJ-many-NEG-red-OBJ-book~PL-about-village-ADJ...
by maıráí
Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: How to design a non-European phonology
Replies: 622
Views: 100821

Re: How to design a non-European phonology

For my new toy jokelang: Black is full marks, blue is half, red is none. 1. Absence of any phonemic POA for stops further back than velar [half mark for only one stop-POA behind velar, or for prominent allophonic stops behind velar] 2. Phonemic voicing [half mark if voicing is only part of the disti...
by maıráí
Sat Oct 26, 2013 11:08 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 173859

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Guu ma, kót la ni sa sháoyaamaiching ma sungná mai noushi ma ni lár.
honest ACC return LOC I GEN alone-in.the.dirt-flat-relaxing.for.a.long.time ACC all.you do conversation ACC I see.
Of course everyone's talking about wanking when I come back.
by maıráí
Thu Jul 25, 2013 5:52 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Post your conlang's phonology
Replies: 2278
Views: 278596

Re: Post your conlang's phonology

Proto:
m n
t d k g
f v s z x ɣ
l
ts ks

a e i o u

CV(C)

Neo:
m n mː nː
t tː k kː
s sː h hː
l lː
ts ks tsː ksː
a e i o u aː eː iː oː uː
And some front-back harmony.

(C)V(C)
by maıráí
Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Yet Another English Spelling Reform Thread
Replies: 117
Views: 13600

Re: Yet Another English Spelling Reform Thread

ol bofosh wrote:like remooving the d from adjustment
"Ay-just-ment"? Ew.
by maıráí
Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:38 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 173859

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Potoseya siyoshisakseyam siyoko. Shishi nam settono a!
The verbs are like objects. I don't know what to do with them!
by maıráí
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 173859

Re: Help your conlang fluency

KathAveara wrote:nkʷɔ þa çɛ sɛjhahu mɒjnɒɸɒs kʰʌnrʌŋʌsŋʌ kʰʌ ançɛtɰʌwŋʌ.
How goes your* conlang creation?
Summik summi ko. Siyoshisakseyan mona nam hakkokiyapohaki.
slow-AND slow COP | doing-for-word-GEN among 1-NOM stop-until-stumble
Slowly. I'm stuck on the verbs.
by maıráí
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:58 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Wierdest and Most Alien Conlang
Replies: 47
Views: 7078

Re: Written Language

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by maıráí
Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Kool map game
Replies: 369
Views: 52335

Re: Kool map game

http://puu.sh/3Baym.png The country of Paagmiin was founded by nomads and religious refugees, and is in fact still made up of largely the same type of people. It is almost entirely of desert, with the majority of the population living along the coast or around one of four oases. Paagmiin people are...
by maıráí
Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Choose your borders.
Replies: 87
Views: 12785

Re: Choose your borders.

that is some sweet bro and hella jeff quality shit V BEHOLD HIS HOLINESS KING ANJ! V [salutes] V http://www.thebackalleys.com/dump/files/1401/7340sB_hisholinesskinganj.jpg And I propose that since the maps are all fucked and nobody's following the guidelines anywho, we transfer over boundaries and ...
by maıráí
Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:04 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Choose your borders.
Replies: 87
Views: 12785

Re: Choose your borders.

http://www.thebackalleys.com/dump/files/1401/37Lt6_thisiswar.JPG V V V THE VALM EMPIRE ORIGINATED ON THE HOMELAND. I NEED NOT STATE WHERE THE HOMELAND IS, NEED I? [Touches heart, looks mournfully south.] V WE STARTED SMALL, A STRONG TRIBE, AND THROUGH OUR SUPERIOR WAYS, WE CAME TO CLAIM LARGER AND ...
by maıráí
Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:47 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Choose your borders.
Replies: 87
Views: 12785

Re: Choose your borders.

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I forgot to ask, what's this for?
by maıráí
Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:52 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Choose your borders.
Replies: 87
Views: 12785

Re: Choose your borders.

Nortaneous wrote: 8)
Lol.



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