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by GrandPiano
Wed 21 Nov 2018, 05:37
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Odd Glossing Game
Replies: 258
Views: 21669

Re: The Odd Glossing Game

mister wrote:
Sun 18 Nov 2018, 16:33
The language doesn't allow open syllables so that's why it's not jɛ̃n and not ɛ̃n.
An open syllable is a syllable that doesn't have a coda... The onset has nothing to do with it.
by GrandPiano
Tue 20 Nov 2018, 22:46
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Quick Diachronics Challenge
Replies: 639
Views: 71524

Re: Quick Diachronics Challenge

Here's my next attempt, though I'm not very confident about my proto-word: I start with northernmost of the southeastern islands, which appears to have the most conservative forms, and move outward from there. https://i.imgur.com/aIrpyRe.png Proto-word: *hampəkʲʰdo Proto-Green (north): *hampəkʲʰdo >...
by GrandPiano
Tue 20 Nov 2018, 02:22
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Quick Diachronics Challenge
Replies: 639
Views: 71524

Re: Quick Diachronics Challenge

One of the words appears to be transcribed afə̻xdo, with a square below the ə. As far as I know, a square below an IPA letter indicates laminal articulation, which I don't think makes sense for a vowel. Is this a mistake, or is it a notation that I'm not familiar with? Sorry, it's supposed to be a ...
by GrandPiano
Tue 20 Nov 2018, 02:16
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Yep! [tick]

I figured this one wouldn’t be too hard. Your turn!
by GrandPiano
Mon 19 Nov 2018, 02:08
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Jackk wrote:
Mon 19 Nov 2018, 00:52
Does the word come from clamāre?
[tick] (though it seems to be clāmāre, not clamāre)
by GrandPiano
Sun 18 Nov 2018, 22:33
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Jackk wrote:
Sun 18 Nov 2018, 22:32
Does the word begin <cad->?
[cross]
by GrandPiano
Sun 18 Nov 2018, 22:31
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

It seems like the general convention has been to ask one question per post. There's no rule against asking more, but it might be better to not ask too many questions at once so that other people also have a fair shot.
by GrandPiano
Sun 18 Nov 2018, 22:16
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Jackk wrote:
Sun 18 Nov 2018, 22:14
9. Is it from an infinitival form?
10. is it from an -are conjugation verb?
11. Does the word begin <cau->?
12. Did the word contain a <d> or an <m>?
9. [tick]
10. [tick]
11. [cross]
12. [tick]
by GrandPiano
Sun 18 Nov 2018, 22:09
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Jackk wrote:
Sun 18 Nov 2018, 22:06
5. Is it a verb?
6. Is the <ch> from <ce> or <ci>?
7. Did the ancestor in Latin have three syllables?
8. Did the <v> come from <p> or <b>?
5. [tick]
6. [cross]
7. [tick]
8. [cross]
by GrandPiano
Sun 18 Nov 2018, 22:01
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Sun 18 Nov 2018, 21:39
Is it a content word?
[tick]
Jackk wrote:
Sun 18 Nov 2018, 21:40
1. Is it a noun?
2. Does it have a direct ancestor in Classical Latin?
3. Is the <ch> from Latin <c>?
4. Is the <v> from Latin <v>?
1. [cross]
2. [tick]
3. Partially
4. [cross]
by GrandPiano
Sun 18 Nov 2018, 21:59
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Quick Diachronics Challenge
Replies: 639
Views: 71524

Re: Quick Diachronics Challenge

One of the words appears to be transcribed afə̻xdo, with a square below the ə. As far as I know, a square below an IPA letter indicates laminal articulation, which I don't think makes sense for a vowel. Is this a mistake, or is it a notation that I'm not familiar with?
by GrandPiano
Sun 18 Nov 2018, 21:37
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

New word:

chve
/ʃvɛ/
by GrandPiano
Fri 16 Nov 2018, 03:31
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Yay! I might need a few days before I have time to come up with the next word.
by GrandPiano
Thu 15 Nov 2018, 23:49
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Does it mean "oath"?
by GrandPiano
Thu 15 Nov 2018, 23:42
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Is it from juratus?
by GrandPiano
Thu 15 Nov 2018, 23:36
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Is it related to the Latin verb juro?
by GrandPiano
Thu 15 Nov 2018, 23:18
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Oh, I see.

Does the /ʌ/ descend from a case ending?
by GrandPiano
Thu 15 Nov 2018, 23:12
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Why do you say "could/would"? Was this word not actually attested in Classical Latin?
by GrandPiano
Thu 15 Nov 2018, 23:04
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Was it masculine?
by GrandPiano
Thu 15 Nov 2018, 23:00
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 822
Views: 64864

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

As a noun, was it a second declension noun?