Speak in Your Premodern Conlang Thread
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? Hallow XIII Primordial Crab
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Úḷbeyad. Ųḍbréňą, ŋánu fánhaw ṣǫ́ṛąd ayňą́gąd. Į áwšiges kúḷcama?
[ˈuɭbɛjad || ʊ̃ɖˈbrɛɲã | ˈŋanu ˈvan̪aw ˈʂɔ̃ɻãd ajɲãɦãd || ɪ̃ ˈawʃiɦɛs ˈkuɭcama]
They're plates. You know, round and flat things made of bronze. Don't you have these in your country?

Gaaaaaaah I just calqued "you know, ..."

I think I'm not going to post here anymore until I have a language that isn't stupid.
? Rhetorica Sleepless Scribe
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Sifa1-NOM-F.SG rikho2-ACC-M.SG olímelehere-LOC-N.SG intikilis!replace-LIQ
I will replace you!

Ekla...But sifa1-NOM-SG.F aléwoisisnot-know-PRS tsikhethat-ACC-N.SG dzifowhat-NOM-M.SG «beya»-lifiloplate-M=3-S_COMP-M.SG visbe-PRS kai.GNO
However... I do not know what a plate is.
? Travis B. posts: 603
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Muttut tebusapa?
mutːshield.ACC-utACC.PL be-βuACC.3PL.A-saNOM.3PL.A=paINT
Are those shields?

Tiral hésesas baa muttut wabutei.
tirwood.GEN-alGEN.SG xemake-PASS.STAT-saNOM.3PL.A-sLOC.SG βɑːin.spite.of mutːshield.ACC-utACC.PL wahave-βuACC.3PL.A-tɛi̯NOM.1PL
We have shields, but they are made out of wood.
? Rhetorica Sleepless Scribe
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Kevlegawood-NAT.SG dí?!Q Oshumekhepurpose_COMP-DAT-N.SG kwedzinwhy stifeperson-NOM-N.SG kevlegikhawood-ACC-NAT.SG oshespurpose_PREP epombalumekhoarmor-DAT-ARTIF.SG mokaloïswasteful-use-PRS dí?!Q La3-NAT.SG klaiexcessively kelvigfarurivis!very-valuable-be-PRS

Wood?! Why would a person waste wood on armor?! It is much too valuable!
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Juka dema waalut wabutei nei tinka śynadå nei tukidå.
jukaEMPH ðɛmamany wɑːltree.ACC-utACC.PL wahave-βuACC.3PL.A-tɛi̯NOM.1PL nɛi̯and tɪ̃ːkmetal.NOM-aNOM.SG ɕynaheavy-ðɒNOM.3SG.B nɛi̯and tukiexpensive-ðɒNOM.3SG.B
We have so many trees, and metal is heavy and expensive.
? Rhetorica Sleepless Scribe
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KafelozíEMPH-strange melíe!location-N.SG KalúdenlíEMPH-black haplikhasasoil-ACC-NAT.PL ossezírismust-have-PRS kai.GNO

What a strange land! It must have very rich soils.
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iqotēčuiqo-tē-čuserial.start-pfv-1sg.act nīkḥatēčunīkḥa-tē-čumeet-pfv-1sg.act amaurāǵ-ax, amaurāǵ-axwarrior-acc.sg šuḥšuḥrel.conj amrauneyōḥamrauneyo-oḥ-∅armor.self-aor.3sg.act ruḥešruḥešrel.pron eǵanroireǵanroi-rshield-n.acc.sg yūtouyū-utoustone loreloreup.to unaḥlātunaḥla-āttall-loc æxnouḥuæxn-ouḥuhim-benef suqsuqas.well.as saloḥsal-oḥ-∅ride-aor-3sg.act meurḥenaqorenax.meurḥenaqoren-axlarge.male.crocodile-acc.sg
I once met a warrior who carried a stone shield as tall as himself and rode a huge bull crocodile.

Nlolāčunlolā-∅-čudrink-impfv-1sg.act ubōḥeiw-bōḥeiadv-small unuzāt.w-nuz-ātadv-after-loc
I cut back on drinking after that trip.
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Mossi dei søpijaśatawå.
drink-ABST-iACC.SG ðɛi̯also after-pidown-jatake-ɕaACC.3SG.C-taNOM.1SG-SUBJ
I would cut back on drinking after that too.
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Nakimena kari pila kåti juka waśede.
nakland.NOM-imɛPOSS.1SG-naNOM.SG karivery piladark kɒtsoil.ACC-iACC.SG jukaEMPH wahave-ɕɛACC.3SG.B-ðɛNOM.3SG.A
My land does indeed have very rich soil.
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Nakimena nøpa mita kåcut dei wabade.
nakland.NOM-imɛPOSS.1SG-naNOM.SG nœpavast mitadense kɒtsforest.ACC-utACC.PL ðɛi̯also wahave-βaACC.3PL.B-ðɛNOM.3SG.A
My land also has vast, dense forests.

Keina mebajuki wiehéśisuwåci ge mebaminåt dema waalut pijahobusu.
kɛi̯nanew- mɛβafarm-jukPLACE-iACC.SG wiə̯there-xemake-ɕiACC.3SG.A-suNOM.3PL.C-SUBJ-tsiABL.SG ɣɛat.time mɛβafarm-minAGT-ɒtNOM.PL ðɛmamany wɑːltree.ACC-utACC.PL pidown-jatake-need.to-βuACC.3PL.A-suNOM.3PL.C
When farmers create a new farm there, they have to cut down many trees.
? Travis B. posts: 603
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Bettimena géra soma soudi tiraci héśidó.
βɛtːpeople.NOM-imɛPOSS.1ST-naNOM.SG ɣeraalmost sɔmaevery sɔu̯thing.ACC-ðiACC.SG tirwood.ABL-atsiABL.SG xemake-ɕiACC.3SG.A-ðoNOM.3SG.C
My people make almost everything out of wood.
? Rhetorica Sleepless Scribe
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Ía...ah! dzikhe...what-ACC-N.SG Rifo2-NOM-M.SG felozístrange trímelecountry-LOC-N.SG entetislive-PRS kai,GNO geneífo.go-PTCP-VOC-M.SG
Uh... wha... You live in a strange land, traveller.

Tsikhethat-ACC-N.SG lafuríhealth-having ithovíkhomind-ACC-M.SG rifo2-NOM.M.SG írishave-PRS kaiGNO apeswithin roní2-M.SG-GEN trímelecountry-LOC-N.SG túlaicommon-ADV tsheshisbelieve-PASS-PRS kaiGNO dí?Q
Is it commonly believed in your country that you have a healthy mind?
? ngwe ᕕ( ᐛ )ᕗ
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Tio:1p mpasCOP=NEG tuimany ĩtatree maAND muaREL kaesfield dũ:1s nto:pim.reside-APPL Nomonly kaigrass niand kəpu:kbush~DISTR ma.AND
We don't have many trees where I come from. Only grass and some bushes.

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Nagimeci sita mana woloorawidewådi tośeśita.
naɣland.ABL-imɛPOSS.1SG-tsiABL.SG sitaany maperson.NOM-naNOM.SG here-lɔːraagree-wiACC.1SG-ðɛNOM.3SG.A-SUBJ-ðiACC.SG tɔɕɛsure-ɕiACC.3SG.A-taNOM.1SG
I am sure that anyone from my land would agree with me here.
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Mośu woolåt tedewåci hy soudut ćaara wiehébudepa?
mɔɕufew wɔːltree.NOM-ɒtNOM.PL be-ðɛNOM.3SG.A-SUBJ-tsiABL.SG xyif sɔu̯thing.ACC-ðutACC.PL tɕɑːrahow wiə̯there-xemake-βuACC.3PL.A-ðɛNOM.3SG.A=paINT
How does one make things there, if there are few trees?

Tinka kale seidot doori tukihadåré.
tɪ̃ːkmetal.NOM-aNOM.SG kalɛmost sɛi̯thing.DAT-ðɔtDAT.PL ðɔːritoo tukiexpensive-xaDAT.3PL.A-ðɒNOM.3SG.B-reINDIR
Surely metal is too expensive for most things.
? Travis B. posts: 603
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Dema soudut gasteci we mintaci dei hérakabuderé.
ðɛmamany sɔu̯thing.ACC-ðutACC.PL ɣaststone.ABL-ɛtsiABL.SG or.INCL mɪ̃ːtbrick.ABL-atsiABL.SG ðɛi̯also xemake-raable.to-kaNEG-βuACC.3PL.A-ðɛNOM.3SG.A-reINDIR
There are also obviously many things one cannot make out of stone or brick.
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Sita mana wotedepa?
sitaany maperson.NOM-naNOM.SG here-be-ðɛNOM.3SG.A=paINT
Anyone here?
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Śeewodurketa.
ɕɛːagain-here-ðurkɛlonely-taNOM.1SG
I'm lonely here again.
? Rhetorica Sleepless Scribe
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Sifete1-NOM-PL.N uvikheteself-ACC-PL.N greñkenis,conceal-PRG-PRS kwéúbecause-ADV rifo2-NOM-SG.M trat-lerikhasaearth-tree-ACC-PL.F hefriskill-PRS kai!GNO
We are hiding ourselves, because you kill trees!
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Tera wińe pohisa!
tɛranow wiɲɛhowever pɔxiplenty-saNOM.3PL.A
But there's plenty of them!