Speak in Your Conlang Thread
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? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Táá miyêrrma t'ònyroqô posráá qóóta niháya pikhrú yitííqhitryukha só ta êêtr sámsottwa fèssta cábozraw.
[tá mìjɛ̀ɻːmà tʼɔ́ɲɻòqɔ̀ pòʂáː qóːtà nìhájà pìxɻú jìtíːχìtʂjùxa só tà ɛ̀ːtʂ sámsòtːwà fɛ́sːtà tɕápòʐàw]
Ta1S=ERG mi-DED-yêrrneed_to.IND.ACT.PRS.IPFV-ma-1s t'ònyroqôwork.INF posrááchange.ABST.N.S.INDF qóótaKotic.N.S.DEF nihánew.N.S.POS-ya=DAT pikhrúword.N.P.INDF yi-POSS.3P.N-tííqhitryuform.F.P.DEF-kha=ALL instead_of ta1S êêtronly.ADV sámsottapply.SUBJ.ACT.PRS.IPFV-wa-3P.N fèsstasound.N.S.INDF cá-POSS.3S.N-bozraw.change.ABST.N.P.INDF

I need to work on modifying the word-forms for New Kotic rather than just applying sound changes.
? Rhetorica Sleepless Scribe
posts: 1204
, Kelatetía, Koitra, Illera
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Ahekíei sithineyi mi ílesta hé mi sinoa 'l albedekhta vóe soka.
Sound changes are a fetish and an instrument of slothfulness.
? Izambri Left of the middle
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, Duke, el Principat
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Aradnetants...
Etymologies...
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? Nessari ?????? ?????? ????????
posts: 932
, Illúbequía, Seattle, Cascadia
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Ailílestai yúlaya vóes.
Clearly they're ear fetishes.

*Ílestidathá*
? Izambri Left of the middle
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, Duke, el Principat
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Ei, dui gec ont fredesc.
Oh, I am a marquis now.

Hum, em gabasi se Frede n'Ístria, ajonitz.
Hmm, I choose the March of Istria, thanks.
? Rhetorica Sleepless Scribe
posts: 1204
, Kelatetía, Koitra, Illera
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quoting Nessari:
Ailílestai yúlaya vóes.
Clearly they're ear fetishes.

*Ílestidathá*

Ailílestai síu ailílestadti da? Éhagha tshíkotóno sí aporafàn dzelfòsa shiwenáre líska da?!
ear_fetish.NOM.F.PL or ear_fetish.ACC.F.PL? Why are you making me question my own conlang's grammar?!
? Nessari ?????? ?????? ????????
posts: 932
, Illúbequía, Seattle, Cascadia
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Alévá é'gha ola ta zemí telía il élifé vá.
It is not that this is the first time of occurence of that.
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Táá kayêrrwa fèssta cábozraw óq'a.
[táː kàjɛ̀ɻːwà fɛ́sːtà tɕábòʐàw óqʼà]
Ta1S=ERG ka-AFF-yêrrneed.IND.ACT.PRS.IPFV-wa-3P.N fèsstasound.N.S.INDF cá-POSS.3S.N-bozrawchange.ABST.N.P.INDF óq'amore.N.P.POS

I need more sound changes!
? Rhetorica Sleepless Scribe
posts: 1204
, Kelatetía, Koitra, Illera
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Stekkezó!
Addict!
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Thor qólr séqooremaa miqóótthta fuurik sémôôqaco.
[θòɻ qólɻ̩̀ séqòːɻèmàː mìqóːθːtà fùːɻìk sémɔ̀ːqàtɕò]
Thorman.M.S.INDF qólrevery.M.S.POS sé-POSS.3S.M-qooremaspirit.N.S.DEF-a=ERG mi-DED-qóótthbe.IND.ANT.PRS.IPFV-ta-3S.N fuurikgod.M.S.DEF sé-POSS.3S.M-môôqacommand.M.S.DEF-co.=COM

The spirit of every man is at the command of God.

(Translating something someone quoted in #isharia.)
? Nessari ?????? ?????? ????????
posts: 932
, Illúbequía, Seattle, Cascadia
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Koko-∅1sg.pron-dir łeskafilaqəũmpołes-siŗ-kapilaqe-õ-poinchoat-pfv-emph.screw.up-1p.tr-refl koko-∅1sg.pron-dir siṡentẽãsəwmi.si-ṡentẽã-s-e=umidef-obstacle-obl-neut=dat
I managed to smear myself to the rock blocking my path.
(slightly more intelligibly) Welp I managed to wipe myself out all over the problem.

This is my first pubilic attempt at a Common Zein sentence since I've started revamping it bigtime. EVA word order and a bit of sandhi so I can make the daughters more interesting. I'll probably drop the pronouns for reflexives, triple-marking is a bit overkill. The original concept was to make Salanjan more analytic…I think I might have failed rather badly on that front, but I like where it's going so I'm happy

For shits & giggles, in Anaşali, it's
Korzakor-za1pers-erg česmenjamumčesmenjam-umobstacle-dat serumser-umthat.one-dat jakafilagreiwompa.ja-kaf-ilagrei-on-papfv-despic-smear.foully-1p.tr-refl
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Táá kaceqkháá khèq sré p'úúqumaya.
[táː kàtɕèqxáː xɛ́q ʂé pʼúːqùmàjà]
Ta1S=ERG ka-AFF-ceqkhasmear.IND.ACT.PST.PFV-3S.M khèqall_over sréRFL.3S.M p'úúqumaobstacle.N.S.DEF-ya.=DAT

I smeared myself all over the obstacle.
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Ta miqòzoqqma ruq' tétrmu yiguuts'ígasi q'à táá miyêrrtá táá thó trètta fêrqóqô khama q'údza.
[tà mìqɔ́zòqːmà ɻʊqʼ tétʂmù jìgùːtsʼígàsì qʼɑ́ táː mìjɛ̀ɻːtá táː θó tʂɛ́tːà fɛ̀ɻqóqɔ̀ xàmà qʼúdzà]
Ta1S mi-DED-qòzoqqlook.IND.ACT.PRS.IPFV-ma-1S ruq'through.ADV tétrmuexample.N.P.INDF yi-POSS.3P.N-guuts'ígalist.N.S.DEF-si=INES q'àbecause ta1S=ERG mi-DED-yêrrneed.IND.ACT.PRS.IPFV-tá-3S.N ta1S=ERG thóREL.N.S trèttable_to.IND.ACT.PRS.IPFV-ta-3S.N fêrqóqôsay.INF khamathing.N.S.INDF q'údzasome.N.S.POS

I should go through the examples list again, because I need something to say.
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Ta kodźe sôřu sèćliva jo vade ta våde.
[ta kɔdʑə soːɹu sɛtɕʎiʋa jɔ ʋadə ta ʋɒdə]
Ta1S.NOM kodźesome_quantity sôřuthing.ACC.P sèćlivaSèćli.INST.S josay vaought_to-de-NOM.1S ta1S.NOM think-de.-NOM.1S

I figured I should say some things in Sèćli.
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Ta sèćli kodziłe joe śède ta vå mide...
[ta sɛtɕʎi kɔdzilə jɔə ɕɛdə ta ʋɒ midə]
Ta1S.NOM sèćliSèćli.ACC.S kodziłeKotic.GEN.S joemore śèlike-de-NOM.1S ta1S.NOM think miIPFV-de...-NOM.1S

I think I like Sèćli better than Kotic...
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Sèkhła kodziłe dźène joe cèńełaźi vêłuźe.
[sɛkʰla kɔdʑilə dʑɛnə jɔə tsɛɲəlaʑi ʋeːluʑə]
SèkhłaSèćli.NOM.S kodziłeKotic.GEN.S dźènefar joemore cèńestart-ła-ADJ-źi-ADV vêłubrief-źe.-NOM.3S.A

For starters, Sèćli is far more succinct than Kotic.
? Nortaneous ? ?????
posts: 458
, Marquis, Maryland
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D|u !əǃhɨɨy xɛ weyuħ nǁay d|uħ sɛtli.
CLF Gehui have smaller be_over CLF.DIST Secli
Gehui is more succinct than Sèćli.
? Rhetorica Sleepless Scribe
posts: 1204
, Kelatetía, Koitra, Illera
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LilitikaLilitika.F.SG.NOM talyérabrief-COMP ivthan SekhlaSèćli.F.SG.Ø and GehúíoGehui.ARTIF.SG.Ø (vóebe-3.SG.AOR) sokaGNO núyú!also
Lilitika is briefer than Sèćli and Gehui!
? Izambri Left of the middle
posts: 740
, Duke, el Principat
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Lilítica gerai dou syareie està s'heŀleu mai dalmons!
Lilitika may be briefer but Hellesan wears briefs!
? Rhetorica Sleepless Scribe
posts: 1204
, Kelatetía, Koitra, Illera
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Yeletshoirag-M.PL.Ø da?Q Ptê.disgust-EXCL