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PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:15 pm 
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Dē Graut Bʉr wrote:
Gúg: genn zeit dē zallleiging.
Ig aug: dē zyt gyn zolllyging.

So do I: there is no sunlight.

ma puanak
and no ghosts...

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:41 am 
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Dē Graut Bʉr wrote:
So do I: there is no sunlight.

Nuc tun saulun widí nú.
PRTC ART-M.SG.ACC sun-SG.ACC see-PRES.ACT.1SG now
I'm seeing the sun right now.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:21 am 
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An dem dupi de olda pah...
And ghosts are everywhere...


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:45 am 
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jal wrote:
An dem dupi de olda pah...
And ghosts are everywhere...

ta ke kotsi tomopa ka
Can you provide evidence?

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:42 am 
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masako wrote:
Can you provide evidence?

Yu swel me go as fi pwuf wota u wet.
You could as well ask for proof that water is wet.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:33 am 
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jal wrote:
You could as well ask for proof that water is wet.

me yetla kotsiki
but that is self-evident...

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:14 am 
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masako wrote:
but that is self-evident...

Rom i koko.
I rest my case.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:51 am 
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jal wrote:
I rest my case.

po ke tsaku tayo puana kotsiki ka
So, your case is that 'ghosts are self-evident'?

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:21 pm 
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masako wrote:
So, your case is that 'ghosts are self-evident'?

Fo ray. Yu les kom wok Sajiwa, yu wil fayn.
Indeed. You should come to Sajiwa, you will notice.

(Note that I'm writing in character here, it's not that I personally believe in ghosts :))


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:14 am 
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jal wrote:
Rom i koko.
I rest my case.

Pi's sa etimologi commar?
INT-N.SG.NOM be-PRES.ACT.3SG.CLIT ART-F.SG.NOM etymology-SG.NOM this-N.SG.GEN
What's the etymology of this?


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:51 am 
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hwhatting wrote:
What's the etymology of this?

That should be rom an koko, even (I abandoned i in favour of an a while ago, but forgot to update the dictionary entry).
There's a Sajiwan expression "dis a ray sem rom an koko" - this is right like rum and coconut (juice), referring to Sajiwan's national drink, koko rom (which is, obviously, coconut juice spiked with rum, or the other way around depending on your preferences). It gets shortened to "rom an koko", meaning that something is self-evident.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:59 am 
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Thanks!


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:42 am 
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jal wrote:
(Note that I'm writing in character here, it's not that I personally believe in ghosts :))

ya nye ka
Why!?

amak na kue "yonoko" yauak
I never respond as a "character".

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:24 am 
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masako wrote:
Why!? I never respond as a "character".

It me kos yu mekop langwic in geda mekop kolca o lan. Mi, an mi tingk mi ray wen mi tok oda man ya swel bo dem wan, som taym won ray sem man ota Sajiwa, mi mekop aylan an necan, swel fi co yunu man pah a it.
Perhaps that's because your conlang isn't connected to a conculture or concountry. I, and I think I'm right when I say others here as well with regards to theirs, sometimes like to write about Sajiwa, my conisland and concountry, also to show you guys part of it.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:54 am 
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kimyompe
That's just weird.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:56 am 
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Olda minu de ya fi difa gol, geda fi won a sway sway minu mekop langwic. Fo ray dis in kweya.
We're all here for different reasons, united in our desire to practice our conlangs. Certainly that's not weird.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:58 am 
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na ma'a mutsakua ntalo ke nameli kimyoha
Considering society-at-large, I'd say each of us is very weird.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:11 am 
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masako wrote:
Considering society-at-large, I'd say each of us is very weird.

A a, bo dis mi me stan :)
Ha ha, with that I can agree :)


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:20 pm 
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masako wrote:
kimyompe
That's just weird.


O mat omiasta no ani cinin laitôsaion coppa stach cosca starade saurhîmor ma tena. A rhiânott na.

/ʊ mɛt ˈomjɪsta no ˈɛɲə ˈkinɪn ˈlɛatoʊsɛˌjon ˈkopːa stax ˈkoska ˈstaɾɪðə ˈsoʊɾɪjmʊɹ ma ˈtəna | a ˈɹjɛanʊt na/

ADV big bet-COND.1s COMPL many.people be.here-3p pretend.to.be<PERF>-3p here some man from country be.imaginary-3s POS 3p. 1s do<PERF>-1s 3s.

I'm willing to bet that many people here have pretended to be someone from their con-country. I have.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:34 pm 
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ta nya tsula tsipue
You're late to the party.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:36 pm 
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Caan bat wowgrrr grrowl yahaam bi?
Can an adult male mountain lion speak ((t)his conlang) here, too?


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:48 pm 
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Dzaydim lahemlə geyošxå-pə låġá.
I should conlang. (Lit. I should make constructed languages.)

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:48 am 
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Dzayde lahem duz håm tilošri-pə gawə.
I need to re-learn this conlang.

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Irdro. Irdro. Irdro. Irdro. Irdro. Irdro. Irdro.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:00 am 
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Mi les finis op fehs cata a "Obit Ya". Mos mos tahn ina Sajiwan, oba olip in redi don. An fo ray dem powam. Dem a ahcip pas ol.
I should finish the first chapter of "The Hobbit". Most has been translated into Sajiwan, but a lot isn't final yet. And of course the poems. Those are the most difficult.

"Fi long pas king an elf-dem loh
Moc glim gol ip ful op dem floh
Mol de an nay an kac di lay
Fi tok im op de bling a soh"

"For ancient king and elvish lord
There many a gleaming golden hoard
They shaped and wrought, and light they caught
To hide in gems on hilt of sword."


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:26 pm 
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Sko Gotski bežban. Jal, ganöt ten prevod jenero poemos!
I should practice Gotski. Jal, I like your translation of this poem!


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