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by GrandPiano
Sat 20 Oct 2018, 05:28
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 6727
Views: 566914

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

LinguistCat wrote:
Sat 20 Oct 2018, 02:48
Is there a way to find words that were known to exist in Classical/Old Japanese through texts, but don't have descendants in the modern language? Or other older languages?
Are you asking if there’s a place where you can look up the meanings of such words, or if there’s a list of such words?
by GrandPiano
Sat 20 Oct 2018, 04:40
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 619
Views: 51331

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

spanick wrote:
Fri 19 Oct 2018, 22:42
Is <cot> the word not descended directly from latin?
[cross]
by GrandPiano
Fri 19 Oct 2018, 03:40
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 619
Views: 51331

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

spanick wrote:
Thu 18 Oct 2018, 22:01
Is it some type of accounting chart?
[cross]
by GrandPiano
Thu 18 Oct 2018, 21:44
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 619
Views: 51331

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

A small hint, but maybe it will help: One of the words was not directly inherited from Latin.
by GrandPiano
Thu 18 Oct 2018, 04:11
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 619
Views: 51331

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

Since no one’s made any guesses in the past two days, I can give a hint if you guys would like.
by GrandPiano
Thu 18 Oct 2018, 04:07
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1493
Views: 87900

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Ah, I was thinking of something along those lines, but like Shimo, I didn’t know the word for it. Now I need to make up a word in a Germanic lang... I might need a day or two, since this week is pretty busy for me, and I don’t have much experiences with Germanic languages. On the other hand, if Shim...
by GrandPiano
Wed 17 Oct 2018, 04:56
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Sound Changes Game
Replies: 5590
Views: 287140

Re: Sound Changes Game

<hoch>

[ˈhɔk] > [hɒx]
by GrandPiano
Tue 16 Oct 2018, 04:37
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1493
Views: 87900

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Is it something that’s in common use today?
by GrandPiano
Tue 16 Oct 2018, 03:28
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: I'd Like to See Phonetic Irish
Replies: 15
Views: 417

Re: I'd Like to See Phonetic Irish

I don't think Salmoneus was joking. As you said yourself, the rules of Irish spelling are very systematic, so why can't you create your own phonetic spelling system?
by GrandPiano
Tue 16 Oct 2018, 03:23
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1493
Views: 87900

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Is it something that would be built in the water? (as opposed to on the shore)
by GrandPiano
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 23:10
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1493
Views: 87900

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Is it made of natural materials?
by GrandPiano
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 22:41
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 619
Views: 51331

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

spanick wrote:
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 22:40
hmm...so something like plane of tail or plane of line?
[cross]
by GrandPiano
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 22:40
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1493
Views: 87900

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Is it something made of water?
by GrandPiano
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 22:34
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1493
Views: 87900

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

A type of island?
by GrandPiano
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 22:31
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 619
Views: 51331

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

spanick wrote:
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 22:03
Is the original Latin word planus then?
[tick] (technically it’s actually an abbreviation of a compound word, the first element of which comes from Latin planus)
by GrandPiano
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 22:31
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1493
Views: 87900

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

So “wave island”... Does it refer to a type of wave?
by GrandPiano
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 22:02
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 619
Views: 51331

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

spanick wrote:
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 21:27
Was the /i/ originally /l/ in Latin?
[tick]
by GrandPiano
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 22:01
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1493
Views: 87900

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

So öid is from yþ “wave”?
by GrandPiano
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 20:53
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Romlangs
Replies: 619
Views: 51331

Re: Guess the Word in Romlangs

shimobaatar wrote:
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 18:41
/p/?
[tick]
by GrandPiano
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 20:52
Forum: Translations
Topic: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs
Replies: 1493
Views: 87900

Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

/yː/?