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? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen message
Bettimena paatimédut paatinobudó.
βɛtːpeople.NOM-imɛPOSS.1SG-naNOM.SG xamɛother pɑːtgod.ACC-imeðPOSS.1PL-utACC.PL pɑːtigod-believe-βuACC.3PL.A-ðoNOM.3SG.C
My people believe in our own gods.

Weta hame paattåt paatimédut wińe keebusaré.
wɛtasome xamɛother pɑːtːgod.NOM-ɒtNOM.PL pɑːtgod.ACC-imeðPOSS.1PL-utACC.PL wiɲɛhowever kɛːbe.like-βuACC.3PL.A-saNOM.3PL.A-reINDIR
However, some other gods are obviously like our own gods.
? Nessari ?????? ?????? ????????
posts: 932
, Illúbequía message
Ealrofealrof-∅greater nymph-nom nelḥūsmīunelḥūs-mīw-∅caring-superl-nom Ḱāiŋoðe.Ḱāiŋoðe-∅Ḱāiŋoðe-nom stēulsoḥæxnstēuls-oḥ-æxnwear-aor-3p.stat melḥogēawonmelḥogēa-ondown.leather-all ketouon…ketou-onthick-all auweiyeičuauweiyei-∅-čuimagine-impfv-1sg.act šēiKāiŋoðeyaxšēi-Kāiŋoðe-axeither-Ḱāiŋoðe-acc krākrāor EræliaxEræli-axErĕl-acc tāuḥtāuḥno lourńēalau,lourńe-ea-la-uknow-subj-act.part-dat fōufōuthen melḥogēaxmelḥogēa-axdown.leather-acc lourńīuǵ!lourńe-ńī-uǵknow-cond-2p.stat
Ḱāiŋoðe is a most compassionate spirit. She is clad in thick down-leather...I suppose if you do not know either Ḱāiŋoðe or Eræli you might not know of down-leather!

nīkḥanīkḥa-∅-∅see-imper-2p melḥoǰūtoumelḥoǰu-utouscale.leather-gen ōlayēaōlai-ēalayer-acc.pl ðalouðaloutwo krākrāor šaum,šaumthree nutnutand ītreutēītreu-tē-∅passive-perf-3sg.act retēaxnre-tē-æxnfill-perf-3p.stat melḥogēawošmelḥogēa-ošdown.leather-nom.pl ōlaionōlai-onlayer-all maraon.mara-oneach-all Xexefronting particle ēlariēlari-∅warm-nom yiletu,yiletuvery ŋealdaŋead-la-∅stand-act.part-nom ińagińageven ḥauskeonḥauske-onNorthern.Howl-all ruḥwaš.ruḥwašwhen Yeayeabut peiŋčupeiŋ-čuserial.say-1sg.act zāularḥču,zāularḥ-čuspeak-1sg.act lūpḥeilūpḥei-∅return-3sg.act wāyeiwāyeimy dālḥanoidālḥan-noi-∅write-pat-nom fōunluzaxfōunluz-axMaiden-acc roilurkuid!roilurk-uidpeak-gen.pl Wōupawōupahair-nom.sg nāyei...nāyei3sg.pers.adj kauxnæxnḱauxn-æxnlook-3p.stat ḱaiḱaias.if ītreutēītreu-tē-∅serial.pass-pfv-3sg.act deišntēaxndeišn-tē-æxnbind-pfv-3p.stat ḥemāšutalaiḥemāšutalaisnowstorm-nom ūslonēa.ūslon-ēastrand-acc.pl šmēizoḥšmēiz-oḥ-∅watch.overaor-3sg.act qomāx,qomā-axthey-acc maxarḥālēamaxarḥāl-ēatraveller-acc.pl weilūpḥeiuin,weilūpḥei-uinmountain pass-loc/all.pl rḥaimeaǵēarḥaimeaǵ-ēashepherd-acc.pl korelurkuin,korelurk-uinhigh pasture-loc/all.pl nutnutand qērńoiqērńoi-∅altruistic.help-3sg.act fāšneiuin.fāšnei-uincrisis-loc/all.pl
It is two or three layers of scaleleather, with down feathers stuffed in between each layer. Quite warm, even in the Northern Howl. But I ramble on, my story returns to the Maiden of the Peaks! Her hair is...it is as if a snowstorm was bound into strands. She watches over them, the travelers through the passes, shepherds on the high pastures, and renders aid in their time of need.
? Travis B. posts: 603
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Paatigudut bue juka paatikutabune!
pɑːtgod.ACC-iɣuPOSS.2SG-ðutACC.PL βuə̯surely jukaEMPH pɑːtigod-kutadevoted-βuACC.3PL.A-NOM.2SG
You certainly are devoted to your gods!
? Yaali Annar The Gote
posts: 94
, Initiate Speaker message
Ṃyuki musunanu sṣmi mṛparṛ ipṇmuyisa ṃtimi tutṃpṛ isi mṃrasṣ.

Ipṇmuyinu iwuyṇ sṛru mṃrasṣ pṃpinṣ sṣmiyinu sṣmisṃ wuyusususa isasṣwṣ ṃyusa.

ṃyu1st ki-POSSESIVE musunagoddess nu-FROM sṣmi3rd mṛpabe.inside rṛ-PARTICIPLE ipṇmudemon yi-MALE sa-TO ṃtimineed tutṃpṛfight isiall mṃratime sṣ-AT

ipṇmudemon yi-MALE nu-FROM iwuyṇwin sṛrufew mṃratime sṣ-AT pṃpinṣAND sṣmi3rd yi-MALE nu-FROM sṣmi3rd sṃ-THROUGH wuyususudisaster sa-TO isasṣbring wṣ-CAUSATIVE ṃyu1st sa-TO

Our goddess has to fight with the man inside her at all times. Sometimes the man won and he caused her to bring disasters upon us.
? Travis B. posts: 603
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Bettimena kommi śesaśi Rugil nei nahatinnelet biderécut muetedóré.
βɛtːpeople-imɛPOSS.1SG-naNOM.SG kɔmːsun.ACC-iACC.SG ɕɛsaassociated-ɕiACC.3RD.A ruɣRuki.GEN-ilGEN.SG nɛi̯and naxahuman-tinːyoung.woman.GEN-ɛlɛtGEN.PL βiðchild.ABL-ɛrePOSS.3SG.B-tsutABL.PL muə̯tɛdescend-ðoNOM.3SG.C-reINDIR
My people are, I hear, descended from the children of Ruki, who is associated with the Sun, and human girls.
? Rhetorica Sleepless Scribe
posts: 1204
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Lifasa3-NOM-F.PL íéwith aDEF.F.SG Sabtasun-F.SG núeúalso visbe-PRS kaiGNO dhí?Q
Are the girls also associated with the sun?
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen message
Gee myesses ju tidnåt kommi śesakaśisiré.
ɣɛːno myə̯sːwording.LOC-ɛsLOC.SG juin.spite tiðngirl.NOM-ɒtNOM.PL kɔmːsun.ACC-iACC.SG ɕɛsaassociated-kanot-ɕiACC.3SG.A-siNOM.3PL.B-reINDIR
No, the girls are not associated with the sun, despite the wording.
? Nessari ?????? ?????? ????????
posts: 932
, Illúbequía, Seattle, Cascadia
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EræliEræli-∅Erĕl-nom ḥeḥanḥeḥan-∅demigod-nom dālḥanaǵdālḥan-aǵ-∅carve/write-anim.agent-nom ńīla.ńīlaindeed tāuḥtāuḥneg.statement ḱoiške,ḱoiške-∅evil-nom uḥtouqšuuḥtouq-∅-šu-∅hack.reckless-impf-iter-3sg.act kærīḥkærīḥ-∅weapon-nom nāyei,nāyei3sg.pron.adj meuǵ.meu-∅-ǵlearn-impf-2p.stat Xexefronting.part maxarḥālmaxarḥāl-∅traveller-nom mimias weuyweuy-∅I-nom saltēšučusal-tē-šu-čuride-pfv-iter-1sg.act æxnē.æxn-ē3sg-inst īḱaitēčuīḱai-tē-čutake-pfv-1sg.act ilēyoyeilē-yō-ēgive-pret.pass.part-inst yiḥiēyiḥi-ēlaugh-inst čāukalēačāukal-ēatrick-acc.pl nāyei,nāyei3sg.adj šušuthus qērńoitēqērńoi-tē-∅kind.help-pfv-3sg.act weuyu.weuy-uI-dat
Erĕl...he is a crafty demigod, he is. Not evil, but his sword cuts both ways, if you understand. He is a traveler like myself, I've ridden with him several times. I've always taken his tricks in stride, so he has always been kind and helpful to me.
? Yaali Annar The Gote
posts: 94
, Initiate Speaker message
Ṃyunu ṃ'umu asamiṛr musunasa mupu'ṣwṃ. Musunanu musi'ṛrṛ ṃwṛnusa rṇma.
Aṛ ṃyu ṣputira'ṣwṃ ṃyunu ayi'asurṛ usu ṃpṛtasṇrṛ iwisa inṣ musṣya. Musi'ṛrṛ usu 'ṃkṇki tukṃtṃrṛ iwinu ṃyusa rṇmasunuwṣ

ṃyu1st -nu-FROM ṃ'umuDEMONSTRATIVE asamibe.like -rṛ-PARTICIPLE musunagoddess -sa-TO mupuhear -'ṣwṃ-PERFECT
musunagoddess -nu-FROM musi'ṛbe.weird -rṛ-PARTICIPLE ṃwṛnuliver -sa-TO rṇmahave
apṛbut ṃyu1st ṣputiradigress -'ṣwṃ-PERFECT ṃyu1st -nu-FROM ayi'asube.useless -rṛ-PARTICIPLE usuV.AND ṃpṛtasṇbe.beautiful -rṛ-PARTICIPLE iwithing -sa-TO
musi'ṛbe.weird -rṛ-PARTICIPLE usuV.AND 'ṃkṇkianimal tukṃmake -tṃ-PASSIVE -rṛ-PARTICIPLE iwithing -nu-FROM ṃyu1st -sa-TO rṇmasunube.interesting wṣ-CAUSATIVE

We have heard of such goddess, whose moral is odd.
But we have digressed. I want to buy little trinkets.
Exotic trinkets made by other species will make me attractive.

(You could see how racist and generally unpleasant the furless by looking at the glosses.)
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen message
Tiśpatawåbå nei śó nagicut kywarećitadåbå ćii woteta.
tiɕpatrade-taNOM.1SG-SUBJ-βɒALL.SG nɛi̯and ɕoover.there naɣland.ABL-itsutABL.PL kywarɛstory-tɕihear-ɕaACC.3SG.C-taNOM.1SG-ðIPFV-ɒSUBJ-βɒALL.SG tɕiːpurpose here-be-taNOM.1SG
I am here to trade and to listen to stories about far-away lands.

Kywarećitawåbå ćii tiśpatawådi wićetawådi miituta.
kywarɛstory-tɕihear-ɕaACC.3SG.C-taNOM.1SG-SUBJ-βɒALL.SG tɕiːpurpose tiɕpatrade-taNOM.1SG-SUBJ-ðiACC.SG witɕɛwait-taNOM.1SG-SUBJ-ðiACC.SG miːtuwilling-taNOM.1SG
I am willing to wait for trading in order to hear stories.
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen message
Wićeĺota!
witɕɛwait-ʎɔACC.2PL-taNOM.1SG.
I'm waiting for you guys!
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen message
Koke curari kilumaĺa morala purrila pagilut wabata!
kɔkɛsome.quantity tsuraornate-riADV kiluaround-maʎacut mɔrashell-laADJ purːicopper-laADJ paɣilfigurine.ACC-utACC.PL wahave-βaACC.3PL.B-taNOM.1SG
I have some ornately-carved shell and copper figurines!
? Hallow XIII Primordial Crab
posts: 482
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Ṇašxarhiǫ ųfêshemaroŋuo.
[ɳaˈʃxaði.ɔ̃ ʊ̃ˌvœs̪ema'roŋwɔ]
ṇa-2SG.NOM šxarhiwant COND  ų-2SG.DAT fa-1SG.NOM êshesong -marodo -ŋuobe_able
If you want, I can sing for you.

Ekṣaya awgarąd ayfuŋanąd nhawṛewaŋuoyo.
[ˈɛkʂaja ˈawɦarãd ajvuŋaˈnãd n̪awɻɛwaˈŋwɔjɔ]
ekṣaafter -yaABL  aw-2SG.POSS karacopper ESS -dPL  ay-and fu-1SG.POSS ŋanabronze ESS -dPL  nha-1PL.NOM ba-RCP ṛewaspeak_to -ŋuobe_able -yoPOT
And then perhaps we can talk about your coppers and my bronzes.
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen message
Mónewåci hy kerkarane.
mowant-NOM.2SG-SUBJ-tsiABL xyif kɛrkasing-raable.to-NOM.2SG
You can sing if you want.

Róglala sougudut kimebuta.
roɣlabronze-laADJ sɔu̯thing.ACC-ɣuPOSS.2SG-ðutACC.PL kimɛinterested.in-βuACC.3PL.A-taNOM.1SG
I am interested in your bronzes.
? Hallow XIII Primordial Crab
posts: 482
, message
Dhîw galxęrad ayweyad ayyišaṛaw; ųerhayňewą.
[t̪yw ɦalˈxɛ̃rad ˈajwɛjad ajˈjiʃaɻaw | ʊ̃ɛˈðajɲɛwã]
th-3PL.NOM yîwhere  garaxacut -ęraNMLZ_instrument -dPL  ay-and beyaplate -dPL  ay-and cišacarve -ṛaNMLZ_PPT -wPL  ų-2SG.DAT erhay-whatever ňewaplease ESS
There are swords and plate and carvings; whatever you like!

PS: I am basically inventing morphosyntax and cultural background for this on the fly so the thread doesn't die; pls therefore forgive the terrible state of the above.
? con quesa posts: 4
, Layperson message
Eleŋkø, Becubai!
[ɛlɛŋkə bɛcubaɪ]
Hello, friends!

Eba ramar lapretho Saimiar sovisê! Saimiar skolait nemrociŋo, rutrives Açalainaźi erelset kimaźêźi masdac.
[ɛbɑ ɾɑmɑɾ lɑpɾɛθo sɑɪmiɑɾ soviseː sɑɪmiɑɾ skolɑɪt nɛmrociŋo ɾutɾivɛs ɑɟɑlɑɪnɑʝi ɛɾɛlsɛt kimɑʝe:ʝi mɑzdɑc]
I speak to you now in Saimiar! Saimiar is a noble language, the tongue of the powerful mages of ancient Arzhanø.
? Yaali Annar The Gote
posts: 94
, Initiate Speaker message
A'anu pṛtirutṃrṛ iwisa rṇma. Sṣmi karṣyu tatusa ṣranu?
A'anu u'ṣsisa rṇma. Ṇnasrwirṛ u'ṣsisa rṇma rṇmawi?

a'a2nd -nu-FROM pṛtirucarve -tṃ-PASSIVE -rṛ-PARTICIPLE iwithing -sa-TO rṇmahave sṣmi3rd karṣ-INANIMATE -yu-POSSESSIVE tatutype -sa-TO ṣrawhat -nu-FROM

a'a2nd -nu-FROM u'ṣsimetal -sa-TO rṇmahave ṇnasrmix wi-NEGATIVE -rṛ-PARTICIPLE u'ṣsimetal -sa-TO rṇmahave rṇmahave wi-NEGATIVE

You have carvings. What kind of carving are they?
You have metals. Do you have pure metals?
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen message
Ća seinåt wéjadut tebusapa?
tɕawhat sɛi̯thing.NOM-nɒtNOM.PL wejaplate-ðutACC.PL be-βuACC.3PL.A-saNOM.3PL.A=paINT
What is plate? (lit. What things are plates?)

(This was a pain to enter as I was entering it on my Kindle, hence why I did not enter more.)
? Nessari ?????? ?????? ????????
posts: 932
, Illúbequía, Seattle, Cascadia
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MeloriutouMelori-utouMelori-gen.sg mōkedēmōked-ēweight.scale-instr qanēlē,qanēl-ējust-instr špeurdāišpi-ordāi-∅-∅inchoat-must.be-impf-3sg.act ōruqalaxōruqal-axmetal-acc šāńariax!šāńari-axof.the.stars-acc.sg
By Melori's just scale, that must be star metal!
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen message
Śe kilumaĺanåsut kari kimebata.
ɕɛthat kiluaround-maʎacut-nɒsRES-utACC.PL karivery kimɛinterested.in-βaACC.3PL.B-taNOM.1SG
I am very interested in those carvings.