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by GreenBowTie
Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Units of Measurement
Replies: 25
Views: 4791

Re: Units of Measurement

measurement is man's attempt to understand, explain, and control god's creation, which is a sin
by GreenBowTie
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Questions about bogolanging
Replies: 7
Views: 1136

Re: Questions about bogolanging

Having read about Brithenig and Wenedyk , I have become fascinated about bogolanging- the conlanger's version of alternative history: "What if this language belonged to that family instead of this one?" AFAIK, to bogolang one needs a "Grand Master Plan", which consists of two main stages: 1. Transf...
by GreenBowTie
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Tutorial: Making a Realistic Triconsonantal Language (beta)
Replies: 42
Views: 7042

Re: Tutorial: Making a Realistic Triconsonantal Language (be

This idea came to me when I was trying to sleep, so it probably isn't the greatest ever, but: how about showing an example of a triconsonantal conlang derived from (a necessarily tweaked version of) PIE, or something like Latin? i've been kicking around ideas for a germanic triconsonantal conlang f...
by GreenBowTie
Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Flags
Replies: 396
Views: 38938

Re: Flags

Hey, I finally got around to making flags for Transemilia. After its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Kingdom of Transemilia adopted this flag: http://i.imgur.com/DNoDfOgm.png The monarchy was overthrown at the end of World War II by the Communist Party of Transemilia (with help fr...
by GreenBowTie
Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:56 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Quickie Thread
Replies: 2827
Views: 277464

Re: Sound Change Quickie Thread

احمکي ارش-ھجن wrote:Could a language have /ð/without /θ/?
Luiseño does.
by GreenBowTie
Fri Nov 20, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Post your number system
Replies: 44
Views: 6812

Re: Post your number system

Smaller numbers in Transemilian are pretty straightforward, and are mostly compounds. Eleven, twelve, thirteen, etc. are ten-one, ten-two, ten-three. Twenty, third, forty are two-ten, three-ten, four-ten. There are base numbers for 1 through 10; 100; 1,000; 10,000; and 100;000; all of which are comb...
by GreenBowTie
Wed Nov 04, 2015 2:14 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 380020

Re: Romanization challenge thread

Luiseño /m n ŋ/ /p t k (g) q ʔ/ /tʃ~ʃ/ /(f) v ð s ʂ x h/ /r l w j/ /a e i o u/ /aː eː iː oː uː/ /f g/ are only found in borrowings. [tʃ] and [ʃ] are almost perfectly complementary (almost). Vowel stress is not predictable. Geminated consonants are fairly common. e: forgot a sample ˈPeðro poˈka poˈʔ...
by GreenBowTie
Fri Oct 30, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 380020

Re: Romanization challenge thread

/p b t d k g ʔ/ <p/pp b/bb t/tt d/dd k/ck g/gg q> /ts tʃ dʒ/ <tz tsch dzch> /f v θ ð s z ʃ ʒ x h/ <f/ff v th dh s/ss z/zz sch zch ch h> /m n ɾ l j w/ <m/mm n/nn r/rr l/ll j w> /i i: u u:/ <i i/ie u u/uh> /e ə o/ <e/ee e o> /æ ɑ/ <ä a> /ei̯ ai̯ oi̯/ <äi ei eu> /ɾeji:pei̯ kolæni:t me goɾmot tetemo koʒ...
by GreenBowTie
Sun Oct 25, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Winged Clothing
Replies: 19
Views: 3432

Re: Winged Clothing

I meant more along the lines of where they attach to their bodies
by GreenBowTie
Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:32 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Winged Clothing
Replies: 19
Views: 3432

Re: Winged Clothing

op i'm having a hard time picturing their wings, do you have a reference picture?
by GreenBowTie
Thu Sep 03, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Features found only in conlangs
Replies: 28
Views: 5740

Re: Features found only in conlangs

cromulant wrote:At every POA, voiced and voiceless plosives, affricates and fricatives. No gaps.
actually i think you'll find that one occurs in the southern german dialect küchenwaschbecknisch
by GreenBowTie
Thu Sep 03, 2015 3:02 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Game
Replies: 2673
Views: 203244

Re: Sound Change Game

if people are going to add articles to words, maybe don't add the same article to every single word :/
by GreenBowTie
Thu Aug 27, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: The KneeQuickie still exists [Discussion]
Replies: 35
Views: 5710

Re: The KneeQuickie still exists [Discussion]

i use anthologi.ca too, although it's been down for a couple of days :|
by GreenBowTie
Sun Aug 23, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Confusing headlines and other trips down the garden path
Replies: 1058
Views: 91312

Re: Confusing headlines and other trips down the garden path

KathTheDragon wrote:What's the problem with that one?
grammatically, nothing, but i mean come on
by GreenBowTie
Sun Aug 23, 2015 1:29 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Confusing headlines and other trips down the garden path
Replies: 1058
Views: 91312

Re: Confusing headlines and other trips down the garden path

Gaylord wins tax breaks by saying yes to prom
by GreenBowTie
Sun Aug 02, 2015 8:04 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: The flag, emblem and anthem from your conworld
Replies: 4
Views: 1111

Re: The flag, emblem and anthem from your conworld

i made an emblem but lost the flash drive i had it saved on. does anyone happen to still have the images from when we decorated an image of a passport page? i think that thread got pruned
by GreenBowTie
Wed Jun 24, 2015 12:24 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: COUNTING IN YOUR CONSTRUCTED LANGUAGES, CONSTRUCTED DIALECTS
Replies: 52
Views: 10625

Re: COUNTING IN YOUR CONSTRUCTED LANGUAGES, CONSTRUCTED DIAL

Transemilian
1: коул /koul/
2: шка /ʃka/
3: грім /grim/
4: фтеу /ɸtɛu/
5: сцу /stsu/
6: лъян /ljan/
7: ғьдэ /ʝdɛ/
8: ги /ɟi/
9: еньтла /eɲtla/
10: клэ /klɛ/
(Romanizations: koul, shka, grim, ftêu, stsu, lyan, jhde, ji, ênhtla, kle
by GreenBowTie
Tue Jun 23, 2015 2:36 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Basque is IE!?
Replies: 9
Views: 2200

Re: Basque is IE!?

it's almost certainly the work of a quack, but i'd be curious to read it too!
by GreenBowTie
Fri Jun 12, 2015 12:48 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Quickie Thread
Replies: 2827
Views: 277464

Re: Sound Change Quickie Thread

احمک ارش-ھجنو wrote:What are way to develop /m̥ n̥ ɹ̥ l̥/ that doesn't involve a complex intervocalic chain shift of /m: n: ɹ: l:/ > /m n ɹ l/ > /m̥ n̥ ɹ̥ l̥/?
english has some/all of them as allophones of /əm/, /ən/, etc., so that's another way you could get there
by GreenBowTie
Fri May 29, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 380020

Re: Romanization challenge thread

Nobonob /p pː t tː k kː/ <p ph t th k kh> /b ɓ d ɗ ɡ ɠ/ <b bh d dh g gh> /m n/ <m n> /h/ <j> /j w l/ <y w l> /(s r)/ <s r> /s r/ are used only in loanwords /i e u o ɑ/ <i e u o a> /iː eː uː oː ɑː/ <í é ú ó á> /antːegeg amu maria gamu nug am danab tutukːu, oo dojak ele amunu nug maria uɗa nak metːak...
by GreenBowTie
Thu May 28, 2015 11:26 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 380020

Re: Romanization challenge thread

is there a reason for indicating /ɛ/ as "a:" rather than as something with an "e"
by GreenBowTie
Thu May 28, 2015 11:23 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Duolingo
Replies: 50
Views: 8532

Re: Duolingo

the esperanto course just went public
by GreenBowTie
Wed May 27, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 380020

Re: Romanization challenge thread

/b t d k ɡ/ <b t d k g> /m n/ <m n> /f s h/ <f s h> /j ɭ~l̥/ <y l> /i u e o ɛ ɔ ɑ/ <i u ê ô e o a> /ei oi ɔi ɔu ɑi ɑo ɑu/ <êi ôi oi ou ai ao au> /sɔgɔ ɑgelɔ we ɑsɔlɛjɔ niɔ jɑbɑlɛ hɑlɔnɑmi mɛn gɑsɑjɔ kɔlɔ kunu wɛfɛno. ɛlɛtɛgɛ enɑ ɑne. ɔg enɑmijɔ niɔ hɛnɛsɛgɛ bɔbɔn enɑ fɛlɛdowɔ. bɔbɔn enɑ fɛlɛdowesɛgɛ...