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by Frislander
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 13:54
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: The Esseintial Núta Blog
Replies: 17
Views: 359

Re: The Esseintial Núta Blog

This is a bit late but I have kind of mixed feelings about the addition of the new coda consonants. On the one hand I like the new aesthetic they bring, and I definitely think you should keep them if that's what you want. On the other hand, I don't think there are enough conlangs which have consonan...
by Frislander
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 12:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 10776
Views: 519144

Re: What did you accomplish today?

Núta stuff I like it, too. I want to complain a bit. After working on Nakarian some more, I am dissatisfied with my phonology. The results I get from my sound changes aren't quite what I am expecting. I am not sure how to fix it. I notice you don't work entirely with diachronics - I don't know how ...
by Frislander
Tue 12 Dec 2017, 21:47
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread
Replies: 803
Views: 24540

Re: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread

Well I finally got snow on Sunday evening and I still have quite a bit of it simply because of how cold it's been; so cold in fact that it hasn't had the chance to melt and refreeze as ice like the weather forecasters warned. I think we've just been rained on though so it might not be around for muc...
by Frislander
Tue 12 Dec 2017, 20:41
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 13247
Views: 612651

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

Well the main issue with academic paywalls (which is a problem in pretty much every field as far as I'm aware, not just linguistics) is with journal access, which I agree is stupid and should be removed, particularly considering I happen to be a student at an institution where members can access the...
by Frislander
Tue 12 Dec 2017, 17:37
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 13247
Views: 612651

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

Though, I don't know if it makes sense to equate "simple" and "complex" with "messy" and "orderly" (not necessarily respectively). Well on of the good thing about the book is that is discusses how there are actually different kinds of complexity, only one of which (the increase in irregularity) can...
by Frislander
Tue 12 Dec 2017, 16:45
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Formatting
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: Formatting

Nah, the grammar page should be enough (when you've written it up); how you have it now is just fine afaic, and I wish more people would arrange their lexica primarily by te word in the language first more often.
by Frislander
Tue 12 Dec 2017, 16:40
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 13247
Views: 612651

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

I'd dispute the idea that languages have a tendency to become more "messy". Certainly, sound changes and other alterations can cause older systems to break down, but new systems develop all the time because of processes like analogy. Actually according to Trudgill's Sociolinguistic Typology , there...
by Frislander
Tue 12 Dec 2017, 15:19
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: How would you romanize Kazakh?
Replies: 6
Views: 94

Re: How would you romanize Kazakh?

/m n ŋ/ <m n ng> /p b t d k ɡ q/ <p b t d k g q> /*t͡s *t͡ɕ/ <ts tsh> /*f *v s z ʃ ʒ *ɕ *x ʁ *h/ <f v s z c j sh x ğ h> /l j w/ <l y w> /r/ <r> /ɘ~ɪ ʉ ə ʊ/ <i u e o> /əj~ɘj ʊw~əw~ʉw~ɘw <ey ew> /i̯ɘ y̯ʉ~ø~œ u̯o/ <ie ue uo> /*i̯e/ <ii> /æ ɑ/ <á a> /*jo jʊw~jəw~jʉw~jɘw jɑ/ <yo yow ya> Sample: Барлық ад...
by Frislander
Tue 12 Dec 2017, 13:43
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Reverse Sound Changes Game
Replies: 547
Views: 19154

Re: Reverse Sound Changes Game

[əˈpːan̪ðˤɛnəkə] < [atˈpaŋθˤenakʰə]
by Frislander
Tue 12 Dec 2017, 13:20
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Sound Changes Game
Replies: 4751
Views: 152755

Re: Sound Changes Game

<sapmi>

[ˈnejaːβe] > [ˈneːjɑwə]
by Frislander
Mon 11 Dec 2017, 14:16
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread
Replies: 803
Views: 24540

Re: The Quintessential 5th Conversation Thread

Britain's snowy weather has been weird af and totally not like how it is normally, such that Cambridge (in the south) got a foot of snow yesterday morning while I (who is currently back home in the north) didn't see any of that until last night.
by Frislander
Mon 11 Dec 2017, 14:08
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Sound Changes Game
Replies: 4751
Views: 152755

Re: Sound Changes Game

<sapmi>

[ˈeᵑgaᵐbi] > [ˈẽɣãbɪ]
by Frislander
Mon 11 Dec 2017, 14:06
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Reverse Sound Changes Game
Replies: 547
Views: 19154

Re: Reverse Sound Changes Game

[ˈpandˤaŋk] < [ˈp’an̪ðˤɛnkə]
by Frislander
Sun 10 Dec 2017, 22:52
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Yay or Nay?
Replies: 2657
Views: 140768

Re: Yay or Nay?

Davush wrote:
Sun 10 Dec 2017, 20:26
<ts z> to be replaced with underdot <ṣ ẓ>? I quite like this, as Qutrussan already uses <ḥ ṛ>.
tsăyuan vs ṣăiúan
mŭtsa vs mŭṣa
qadzi vs qaẓẓi
I'm guessing you're not gonna budge on the <c> for /k/ front, so <c z> is not an option, so I think I'll actually say nay.
by Frislander
Sun 10 Dec 2017, 22:38
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Reverse Sound Changes Game
Replies: 547
Views: 19154

Re: Reverse Sound Changes Game

[panaŋ] < [pʰanːɑŋg]
by Frislander
Sun 10 Dec 2017, 22:36
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Sound Changes Game
Replies: 4751
Views: 152755

Re: Sound Changes Game

<sapmi>

[ˈhæŋəme] > [ɛⁿgɐⁿbɪ]
by Frislander
Sun 10 Dec 2017, 19:47
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Reverse Sound Changes Game
Replies: 547
Views: 19154

Re: Reverse Sound Changes Game

[ˌʔopːanaᵑkˈkumemːaŋtˌtin] < [quˌpanaŋˈkuːmiˌmaŋəˌtiːn]
by Frislander
Sun 10 Dec 2017, 19:44
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Sound Changes Game
Replies: 4751
Views: 152755

Re: Sound Changes Game

<sapmi>

[ˈɕɑ̃mːə] > [ˈsɑʔmɪ]
by Frislander
Sun 10 Dec 2017, 19:40
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 10776
Views: 519144

Re: What did you accomplish today?

So this new (still nameless) polysynthetic language I'm working on has increased in size, and has seen a couple of alterations from the initial vision (for example, ablaut is no longer found in nominal case marking, while verbs are now polypersonal and mark for aspect with regular reduplication and ...