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by Nannalu
Sat Mar 14, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Help your fluency in a nifty way
Replies: 4604
Views: 654286

Re: Help your fluency in a nifty way

Imralu wrote:
Nannalu wrote:getatoeëer
http://media.spreadthesign.com/video/mp4/6/14614.mp4
Blame the Dutch.
by Nannalu
Fri Mar 13, 2015 1:47 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Help your fluency in a nifty way
Replies: 4604
Views: 654286

Re: Help your fluency in a nifty way

Ek is getatoeëer volgende week, weer. Begin my arm moue hierdie tyd. Sal plaas foto wanneer dit gedoen is.
I'm getting tattooed next week, again. Beginning my arm sleeves this time. Will post a photo when it's done.

(If it even happens that is... I'm so disorganised.)
by Nannalu
Fri Mar 13, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: What are you listening to? -- Non-English Edition
Replies: 1735
Views: 139757

Re: What are you listening to? -- Non-English Edition

I've gotten back into some good old Khmer rock. Ros Sereysothea, Pan Ron, &c.
by Nannalu
Thu Mar 12, 2015 3:25 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 395807

Re: Romanization challenge thread

æ ɑ e ə ɔ i y ɯ u <ae a e ë o i ü ue u> æi ʌi ɯi <ei ai ui> æu øʉ ʏʉ <eu ou iu> eə oə iə uə <eë oe ie uë> All vowels can take contrastive nasalization (-ɴ) and length. <Vn VV> (I'm probably going to get rid of some of the length-producing sound changes so there'll be fewer of them in here) There are...
by Nannalu
Mon Mar 09, 2015 11:23 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Guess the Language, anyone?
Replies: 1352
Views: 90793

Re: Guess the Language, anyone?

OK, one more guess in the dark (well, dimness) and then I'll shut up: Shona? About fifteen years ago I read a bunch about southern-zone Bantu languages for a conlang idea I had (which never went anywhere) -- which is why I feel like this sample must be one of them. I'm kind of dismayed about the ki...
by Nannalu
Mon Mar 09, 2015 6:43 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Guess the Language, anyone?
Replies: 1352
Views: 90793

Re: Guess the Language, anyone?

Qwynegold wrote:Chichewa?
No.
by Nannalu
Mon Mar 09, 2015 2:20 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Guess the Language, anyone?
Replies: 1352
Views: 90793

Re: Guess the Language, anyone?

kuroda wrote:OK, I'm kinda playing 20 Questions, exactly like I abhorred last week -- but I feel like I'm close, and maybe taking a 1:3 or 1:4 gamble with this guess: Venda?
Nope.
by Nannalu
Sun Mar 08, 2015 10:07 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Guess the Language, anyone?
Replies: 1352
Views: 90793

Re: Guess the Language, anyone?

Xephyr wrote:Swazi?
Nope.
by Nannalu
Sat Mar 07, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Guess the Language, anyone?
Replies: 1352
Views: 90793

Re: Guess the Language, anyone?

Damn, almost had it :wink:

Next:
Iri harisi shoko racho rakarurama, usandisiye, ndingakubatsira here? ndiri kuda kubatsirwa nokukurumidza. vakatenga mukaka nechingwa.
by Nannalu
Sat Mar 07, 2015 2:02 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Language quiz
Replies: 11
Views: 1422

Re: Language quiz

Neat, 8/8.
by Nannalu
Sat Mar 07, 2015 9:38 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 395807

Re: Romanization challenge thread

/æ ɑ e ə ɔ i y ɯ u/ <a̛ a e̛ e o i y ư u> /æi ʌi ɯi/ <a̛i ai ưi> /æu øʉ ʏʉ/ <a̛u ou yu> /eə oə iə uə/ <e̛e oe ie ue> Nasalisation, length: <Ṽ, VV> There are also three extra-short vowels: /ĭ ɨ̆ ŭ/ <ị ẹ ụ> /pʰ p pˤʰ pˤ t̪ˤʰ t̪ˤ tʰ t tsʰ kʰ k qˤʰ qˤ/ <b p p' b' d' t' d t ts g k x q> /tʃʰ tʃ tʂˤʰ tʂˤ/ ...
by Nannalu
Wed Mar 04, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: The Next Relay 2015
Replies: 140
Views: 10344

Re: The Next Relay 2015

ivazaéun wrote:If you're accepting new participants, I'm still interested.
Sure thing :) You'll be Team 2
by Nannalu
Wed Mar 04, 2015 2:07 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: The Next Relay 2015
Replies: 140
Views: 10344

Re: The Next Relay 2015

Hi guys, I've added danilot to Team 1. I'm not sure if you guys'd be in 1 or 2 yet tho. Any idea?
by Nannalu
Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:07 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Guess the Language, anyone?
Replies: 1352
Views: 90793

Re: Guess the Language, anyone?

GUYS!!! I've caught onto something. In the example, there is the word: Pa manyighala, lo mapaghana rughu zuizu. Zu pa daki mapa ko ghajia manyighala palei. Tegho, ko tuvila patu, pa suana bazu. Baia telo ba tuvi lova ko tuvi lova data ba alua telo "Hoi" tezu. This made me think: "Okay, maybe it's sp...
by Nannalu
Tue Mar 03, 2015 2:59 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Help your fluency in a nifty way
Replies: 4604
Views: 654286

Re: Help your fluency in a nifty way

(Also I won't be paid until the 25th of the month....) Dit is die ergste tyd te betaal. Ek weet hoe jy voel... That's the worst time to get paid. I know how you feel. Onlangs, ek vervang woorde dat ek nie weet in Afrikaans nie met Nederlandse woorde en stileer hulle. 'Kaukasie tale' par exemple... ...
by Nannalu
Tue Feb 24, 2015 2:36 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 395807

Re: Romanization challenge thread

Voiceless: /p ʘ t̪ ǀ ǁ ʈ ǃ c ǂ k/ <p ʘ t ʇ ʖ r/tr ʗ c ǂ k> Voiced: /b ᵍʘ d̪ ᵍǀ ᵍǁ ɖ ᵍǃ ɟ ᵍǂ g/ <b gʘ d gʇ gʖ r/dr gʗ j gǂ g> Nasal: /m ᵑʘ n̪ ᵑǀ ᵑǁ ɳ ᵑǃ ɲ ᵑǂ ŋ/ <m ʘ̃ n ʇ̃ ʖ̃ r/nr ʗ̃ ny ǂ̃ ng> Approximants: / l̪ ɭ ʎ ʟ ɹ̪ ɻ j w/ <l r/lr ly lh r rr y w> Vowels: /a i u aː aː uː/ <a i u aa ii uu> Tone: /...
by Nannalu
Tue Feb 17, 2015 4:20 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 395807

Re: Romanization challenge thread

/m n̪ n̠ ɲ ŋ p t̪ t̠ c k ɹ̪ ɹ̠ j w l̪ l̠ / <m n nh ny ŋ p t th ty k r rh y w l lh> /ᵑʘ ᵑǀ ᵑǃ ᵑǂ ᵑǁ ʘ ǀ ǃ ǂ ǁ / <ʘ̃ ʇ̃ ʗ̃ ǂ̃ ʖ̃ ʘ ʇ ʗ ǂ ʖ> /i u a/ i u a /ʘin̪a ᵑʘal̪aa aᵑǁaa il̪l̪i al̪i iaᵑǂa ciɲɲia iŋi aji al̠l̠a ǃaǀua iɹ̪aa ǃal̠l̠a uɲaa waᵑʘi/ /uᵑǃa ukia ʘaakki ǂaaʘa jaʘi an̪ia ᵑʘit̪t̪a ŋaaɹ̠ɹ̠u ɹ̪...
by Nannalu
Tue Feb 17, 2015 4:04 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Help your fluency in a nifty way
Replies: 4604
Views: 654286

Re: Help your fluency in a nifty way

Ek hoop julle het 'n wonderlike Mahashivarathri!
I hope you all have a wonderful Mahashivarathri!
by Nannalu
Mon Feb 16, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Quickie Thread
Replies: 2827
Views: 289049

Re: Sound Change Quickie Thread

Bristel wrote:
Nannalu wrote:What can /ɻ/ evolve to?
So you also had idea problems with our proto-language? :wink:
Those damn retroflexes! :wink:
by Nannalu
Mon Feb 16, 2015 2:22 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Sound Change Quickie Thread
Replies: 2827
Views: 289049

Re: Sound Change Quickie Thread

What can /ɻ/ evolve to?
by Nannalu
Sun Feb 15, 2015 3:25 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: The Next Relay 2015
Replies: 140
Views: 10344

Re: The Next Relay 2015

ObsequiousNewt wrote:I can't see the T1 board, but I also still can't see the T2 board either.
Hmmm, I have no idea what it is, everything is set up fine.
by Nannalu
Sun Feb 15, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: The Next Relay 2015
Replies: 140
Views: 10344

Re: The Next Relay 2015

I think I've actually fixed it now. Does it work?
by Nannalu
Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: The Next Relay 2015
Replies: 140
Views: 10344

Re: The Next Relay 2015

I need to be added to the T2 group, bitte! I added you to T2 already :? I can see the Team 1 secret section, but it say there are no boards in that section. What's up with that? /e: Hold on, the board logged me out at some point. I could still see the Team 1 section without being logged in, but obv...
by Nannalu
Sun Feb 15, 2015 9:42 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: The Next Relay 2015
Replies: 140
Views: 10344

Re: The Next Relay 2015

I am unfamiliar with the board's layout, is there a way for me to start a thread for T2's proto or does an admin need to do that? Click the discussions board for Team 2 (Secret) and a 'Create Thread' button should appear above the search bit. Once you make the thread I'll make it a sticky so it's e...
by Nannalu
Sun Feb 15, 2015 6:40 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 395807

Re: Romanization challenge thread

/m n̪ n̠ ɲ ŋ p t̪ t̠ c k ɹ̪ ɹ̠ j w l̪ l̠ / <m n nh ny ng p t th d c r rh y v l lh> /ᵑʘ ᵑǀ ᵑǃ ᵑǂ ᵑǁ ʘ ǀ ǃ ǂ ǁ / <(e)mb (e)nk (e)nqu (e)ns nz b k qu(e) s z> initial /i/ diphthong = <y_> /ʘin̪a ᵑʘal̪aa aᵑǁaa il̪l̪i al̪i iaᵑǂa ciɲɲia iŋi aji al̠l̠a ǃaǀua iɹ̪aa ǃal̠l̠a uɲaa waᵑʘi/ /uᵑǃa ukia ʘaakki ǂaaʘa...