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by shimobaatar
Wed 15 Aug 2018, 04:04
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Language practice thread
Replies: 6157
Views: 384993

Re: Language practice thread

Tu as hâte de faire quoi ? What are you looking forward to? あのう、分かりません。私はストレスがたくさなります。 Anō, wakarimasen. Watashi wa sutoresu ga takusan arimasu. Well, I don't know. I'm feeling pretty stressed. J'ai obtenu la bonne réponse d'une source extrêmement sûre . I got the right answer from a totally reliab...
by shimobaatar
Wed 15 Aug 2018, 03:15
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: British Romance Language Collablang
Replies: 69
Views: 948

Re: British Romance Language Collablang

43: a
44: d
45: b
46: a
47: a
by shimobaatar
Wed 15 Aug 2018, 02:36
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1360
Views: 67883

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Since more than a week has gone by without any guesses, I'll say that it is a compound word.
by shimobaatar
Wed 15 Aug 2018, 02:21
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Language practice thread
Replies: 6157
Views: 384993

Re: Language practice thread

明日は大学に帰りますよ。
Ashita wa daigaku ni kaerimasu yo.
I'm going back to school tomorrow.

¿Debería decir "ashita wa" o solo "ashita"?
Should I say "ashita wa" or just "ashita"?
by shimobaatar
Tue 14 Aug 2018, 21:06
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Sound Changes Game
Replies: 5355
Views: 252742

Re: Sound Changes Game

<pyjöxö>

[ˈpˣyø.ʃʏ] > [ˈpyxøʒø]
by shimobaatar
Tue 14 Aug 2018, 20:58
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: (C&C) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 1600
Views: 173936

Re: (C&C) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

Some languages have a dual number, but, in my experience, the dual typically refers to an inflectional category more akin to singular and plural than a derivational collective. However, that isn't to say that there aren't any languages with a derivational process turning "X" into "a pair of X(s)". I...
by shimobaatar
Tue 14 Aug 2018, 16:36
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Sound Changes Game
Replies: 5355
Views: 252742

Re: Sound Changes Game

<hwoovi>

[ˈpɵːjy] > [ˈpʰøːʝy]
by shimobaatar
Tue 14 Aug 2018, 16:35
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Reverse Sound Changes Game
Replies: 881
Views: 63018

Re: Reverse Sound Changes Game

[baˈqaba] < [baˈqapa]
by shimobaatar
Tue 14 Aug 2018, 13:48
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: British Romance Language Collablang
Replies: 69
Views: 948

Re: British Romance Language Collablang

gokupwned5 wrote:
Tue 14 Aug 2018, 11:51
EDIT: This one should work.
It does, thank you!

(Post #10030.)
by shimobaatar
Tue 14 Aug 2018, 03:41
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: British Romance Language Collablang
Replies: 69
Views: 948

Re: British Romance Language Collablang

39: a
40: a
41: a
42: a

The link in question 41 isn't working, at least not for me.
by shimobaatar
Mon 13 Aug 2018, 13:22
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 6618
Views: 515091

Re: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

This question has been bothering me for a while. Are there any languages which differentiate /t͡ʃ/ and /t͡ɕ/ (and similarly for /d͡ʒ/ and /d͡ʑ/?) Polish has /t͡s d͡z s z/ vs. /t͡ʂ d͡ʐ ʂ ʐ/ vs. /t͡ɕ d͡ʑ ɕ ʑ/, unless you're asking about specifically /t͡ʃ d͡ʒ/ vs. /t͡ɕ d͡ʑ/. Yes, I mean a difference b...
by shimobaatar
Mon 13 Aug 2018, 03:30
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 6618
Views: 515091

Re: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

This question has been bothering me for a while. Are there any languages which differentiate /t͡ʃ/ and /t͡ɕ/ (and similarly for /d͡ʒ/ and /d͡ʑ/?) Polish has /t͡s d͡z s z/ vs. /t͡ʂ d͡ʐ ʂ ʐ/ vs. /t͡ɕ d͡ʑ ɕ ʑ/, unless you're asking about specifically /t͡ʃ d͡ʒ/ vs. /t͡ɕ d͡ʑ/. Yes, I mean a difference b...
by shimobaatar
Mon 13 Aug 2018, 03:17
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 6618
Views: 515091

Re: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

Ælfwine wrote:
Mon 13 Aug 2018, 03:13
This question has been bothering me for a while. Are there any languages which differentiate /t͡ʃ/ and /t͡ɕ/ (and similarly for /d͡ʒ/ and /d͡ʑ/?)
Polish has /t͡s d͡z s z/ vs. /t͡ʂ d͡ʐ ʂ ʐ/ vs. /t͡ɕ d͡ʑ ɕ ʑ/, unless you're asking about specifically /t͡ʃ d͡ʒ/ vs. /t͡ɕ d͡ʑ/.
by shimobaatar
Mon 13 Aug 2018, 03:07
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: British Romance Language Collablang
Replies: 69
Views: 948

Re: British Romance Language Collablang

35: c
36: a
37: a
38: b
by shimobaatar
Sun 12 Aug 2018, 18:09
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread
Replies: 4978
Views: 435680

Re: Random phonology/phonemic inventory thread

Híí 5.3 Hi again, Híí! /ɸ s θ ɬ (ʃ) h/ f s þ ł sh h /z (r) l (w)/ z r l w /e i o/ e ı o + length and diphthongs What do the parentheses indicate? Do those sounds only show up as allophones? Also, which diphthongs are allowed? Can any two-vowel combination form a diphthong? Apart from the single wor...
by shimobaatar
Sun 12 Aug 2018, 03:17
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: British Romance Language Collablang
Replies: 69
Views: 948

Re: British Romance Language Collablang

30: c
31: a
32: b
33: b
34: a
by shimobaatar
Sun 12 Aug 2018, 00:34
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread
Replies: 1374
Views: 105285

Re: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread

Lambuzhao's American.
by shimobaatar
Sun 12 Aug 2018, 00:33
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yay or Nay?
Replies: 2850
Views: 203969

Re: Yay or Nay?

I know that the first set, with t → ∅, is the tried and true. My worry with option 2 is that an intervocalic t → θ → s doesn't seem to have any natlang precedent I can find. That worries me for some reason. It makes me think my logic is off. Still, it's tempting to not throw out so many consonants....
by shimobaatar
Sat 11 Aug 2018, 17:41
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Quick Diachronics Challenge
Replies: 584
Views: 53759

Re: Quick Diachronics Challenge

Finally had the time to really give this a shot. I'm not very confident about the conclusions I reached, but this was fun anyway. Group 1 (Small Island): -[ˈbaw] -[ˈp'aw] -[ˈk'uo̯l] -[ˈk'uːl] < *[ˈkʷ'oːl] (Proto-Small Island) *[ˈkʷ'oːl] > *[ˈk'oːl] > [ˈk'uo̯l] > [ˈk'uːl] > *[ˈp'oːɫ] > *[ˈp'uːw] > [ˈ...
by shimobaatar
Sat 11 Aug 2018, 16:40
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread
Replies: 1374
Views: 105285

Re: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread

Bit late, but I'm with everybody else on Shimobaatar's 10,000th post, being a positive force on the Board [:)] Thank you! a handmade version of something similar to the Necronomicon Ex Mortis from the Evil Dead films in which they can keep all of their character's stats, back story, etc. (which the...