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by Shrdlu
Thu Nov 13, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: engdutchdeutsch?
Replies: 17
Views: 2657

Re: engdutchdeutsch?

In some Northern Swedish varieties or rather what is left of the original languages the change /s/ - /S/ before m,l,r,s is also standard and in some words there that otherwise are identical in meaning and pronunciation to English( bham, brainfeeze) this is the sole difference.
by Shrdlu
Wed Jul 02, 2014 10:21 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Swedish verb musings
Replies: 25
Views: 2884

Re: Swedish verb musings

I came up with an other one, nyck , thought I only ever used the plural nycker . One translation I found is "ideas" thought it doesn't quite capture the word because it means more like "one who constantly gets strange ideas and the need to do them" with a positive or negative interpretation dependin...
by Shrdlu
Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:26 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Acquiring numerals
Replies: 44
Views: 5079

Re: Acquiring numerals

In some northern Swedish dialects the English numeral two is also pronounce two, written most often as to . Compare Swedish två . Funny, in standard Swedish there's a kid's rhyme or used to be one that has preserved a memory of this where två is pronounced as tu . It goes: ett, tu , tre (one, two, t...
by Shrdlu
Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:12 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Rate of sound change
Replies: 35
Views: 5240

Re: Rate of sound change

When person X forgets/doesn't notice to comment that person Y pronounces word A slightly different, and then begins to do it her self.
by Shrdlu
Fri Jun 06, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: L&L Museum
Topic: Odd natlang features thread
Replies: 354
Views: 85522

Re: Odd natlang features thread

I remember skogvur saying something of a region specific speech in Swedish, that it had the same type of /i/
by Shrdlu
Mon Jun 02, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Happy Things Thread
Replies: 969
Views: 274025

Re: Happy Things Thread

There are few bands I can listen to what feels like again and again on low volume in the background and Megadeth is one of them. Countdown to Extinction is currently playing in background and it makes me remember the few happy times I had in my childhood and this for once without interference from t...
by Shrdlu
Sat May 31, 2014 2:25 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Help your conlang fluency (2)
Replies: 6633
Views: 173959

Re: Help your conlang fluency

Solotihemotizeniim kertu no zulmohiehemeniiz.
I have a work day tomorrow and it isn't good for me.
by Shrdlu
Wed May 28, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: What tools do you use for conlanging?
Replies: 46
Views: 7382

Re: What tools do you use for conlanging?

Some files contains grammar sketches and words or one of the other. Sometimes I create a new document and rewrite the whole grammar changing some parts to something that I like just that time. I don't create a full vocabulary, rather I derive words as I need them. I made a set of phonotactial rules ...
by Shrdlu
Wed May 28, 2014 5:27 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: What tools do you use for conlanging?
Replies: 46
Views: 7382

Re: What tools do you use for conlanging?

I use notepad of all stupid stuff. That is all. You all didn't need this post but here you go
by Shrdlu
Tue May 27, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: The Official ZBB Quote Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 388614

Re: The Official ZBB Quote Thread

A current plaything, that probably doesn't merit a C&CQ post yet, but which I wanted to share: // Ne hou nde grâü dwaz liveŋe Habe / Dis twazne harbl mêsí wa̦rí Hou, dás fïwe̦t wëm Aɲz nde móki Smyü tï, ndis twazne nerívne jaï bë syeri Hou, dás lákaɲ ênitaɲ ïɲne fesiraɲrâun ö fe̦rireŋóp / Dis twaze...
by Shrdlu
Mon May 19, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Swedish verb musings
Replies: 25
Views: 2884

Re: Swedish verb musings

I wouldn't say gry thought, but gryning And sko sig can also mean, atleast for me to get fortunate on the expense on someone else.
araceli wrote:Is "ha", "to have", also Swedish?
Yeah it is.
by Shrdlu
Fri May 16, 2014 6:20 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Nationalism and fringe linguistics
Replies: 46
Views: 5430

Re: Nationalism and fringe linguistics

Swedish is related to Nihali via on off-shot of Turkish that was forced across the Bosporus. Twise. Danish and especially Norwegian are unrelated languages that have borrowed much of the lexicon and undergone structural relexification but still displays a non-european substrate(Danish: Stod and Vige...
by Shrdlu
Sat May 10, 2014 1:44 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Quickie Thread
Replies: 2827
Views: 341808

Re: Sound Change Quickie Thread

/k[k]/ as an allophone of /p[p]/ in initial position? No/yes?
by Shrdlu
Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:27 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: What do you do with a walk?
Replies: 28
Views: 3499

Re: What do you do with a walk?

Walk a walk, take a bath and just go and rest and "go and place me"(go to sleep in Swedish)
by Shrdlu
Tue Apr 15, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Happy Things Thread
Replies: 969
Views: 274025

Re: Happy Things Thread

Great news of today:

jStor bugs out and I was able to access any article I wanted, but now they seem to have taken the article database off-line. Pretty quick reactions.

edit: or maybe I'm just stupid.
by Shrdlu
Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:09 pm
Forum: L&L Museum
Topic: resources
Replies: 722
Views: 209355

Re: resources

Anyone have anything on Nihali? That is, not Nahali.
by Shrdlu
Sun Apr 06, 2014 9:37 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: The "How do You Pronounce X" Thread
Replies: 3108
Views: 288891

Re: The "How do You Pronounce X" Thread

Error?
For me it would something like [erɔr] but I'm non-native
by Shrdlu
Thu Apr 03, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: "Fore" as a nonstandard form of "before"
Replies: 14
Views: 1763

Re: "Fore" as a nonstandard form of "before"

Just posting to say that in Swedish it's före and till.
by Shrdlu
Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: ZBB member photos, part 5. (Something for the weekend, sir?)
Replies: 5496
Views: 367561

Re: ZBB member photos, part 5. (Something for the weekend, s

Why would you use the arm of an octopus in a drink?
by Shrdlu
Thu Feb 20, 2014 1:14 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Happy Things Thread
Replies: 969
Views: 274025

Re: Happy Things Thread

Electric is back! Just to say, the crisis is still going quite strong, enough for someone to come and steel the transformer... again. Doesn't a transformer need a cool down period after it is switched of? Pretty cool if it does, and they / them managed to snatch it burning hot. Also electricity pow...
by Shrdlu
Wed Jan 29, 2014 5:19 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Guess the Language, anyone?
Replies: 1352
Views: 110190

Re: Guess the Language, anyone?

Is it an Siuan language?
by Shrdlu
Sat Jan 25, 2014 10:42 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: to run out of x
Replies: 34
Views: 3536

Re: to run out of x

Swedish, få slut på x - literary get end on x.
by Shrdlu
Fri Jan 17, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: What do you call this?
Replies: 302
Views: 44919

Re: What do you call this?

Slickepot in Swedish. It's slicka lick with a binding e and then pot which probably used to mean something else but now has fused with the other word.
by Shrdlu
Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:35 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Slang For Penis In Europe
Replies: 90
Views: 11531

Re: Slang For Penis In Europe

Well, Swedish slang masturbate is "runka" which used to mean "to shake" but has shifted meaning so much that it's just funny to read old books where suddenly whole houses, everything, is described as masturbating until you realize that, "oh!" the author meant shaking.
by Shrdlu
Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:36 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Slang For Penis In Europe
Replies: 90
Views: 11531

Re: Slang For Penis In Europe

He means ad Hitlerum. No?