Lexember 2017

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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Evynova » Wed 06 Dec 2017, 13:29

Day 6:

:con: Urkhan
Šax, n. an.
/ʃax/
Member of a tribe; citizen; person with rights

From Proto-Urkha-Aangiian *saku, tribesman/woman.

This root was derived to form new words, now usually treated like roots:
  • Šaxra, /ʃax.ra/, from šax + collective suffix ra: a tribe
  • Šamun, /ʃa.mun/, a city, village or settlement inhabited by one or more tribes. Compound of šax and the adjective muna, round, big.
  • Šamunšo, /ʃa.mun.ʃɔ/, a province. Compound of šamun and šo, from šol, large, wide, expansive.
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by ixals » Wed 06 Dec 2017, 15:30

Davush wrote:
Wed 06 Dec 2017, 09:52
Lavender
Thanks for today's inspiration! [:D]

I hope creating names is also counting as creating new vocabulary, because I wanted to post something fitting for today [:P]

Lexember 6th:

:con: Cissian


лаванда f/inan - lavender
  • lavánda /laˈʋan.da/; gen. singular: лавандэ lavánde /laˈʋan.de/; nom. plural: лаванди lavándi /laˈʋan.di/
  • From Italian lavanda "lavender", from the feminine future passive participle of Latin lavāre "to wash".
Мiколай m/anim - given name, (Saint) Nicholas
  • Mjikoláj /mʲi.koˈlai̯/; gen. singular: Мiколая Mjikolája /mʲi.koˈla.ja/; nom. plural: Мiколаi Mjikoláji /mʲi.koˈla.ji/
  • From Ancient Greek Νικολαος (Nikólaos) "Nicholas".
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by KaiTheHomoSapien » Wed 06 Dec 2017, 18:14

5th:

šilárā = beauty

from: šilas-ā-an = beautiful

6th:

mulēsā = image, picture, icon
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Tuyono » Wed 06 Dec 2017, 19:48

I hope I can still join because my new-ish conlang needs this very much! I'll make six words to catch up and go on normally.
The orthography might change a lot later on.

:con: Zhilaa Runju


1. taiha /ˈta͡iha/ (n. - inan.) - periphery, region far away from any big cities (but that still has some people and agriculture).

2. dvenish /dβeˈniʃ/ (n. - inan.) - fishing net.
--> idvenish /idβeˈniʃ/- (n. - anim.) fisherman/woman

3. ngaat /ᵑga:t/ - (adj.) hard, solid

4. ljuucri /ˈʎu:cri/ - (adj.) clear, transparent

5. bieku /ˈbi͡eku/ - (v.) to fight, to be in a conflict

6. ikhiizh /iˈxi:ʒ/ - (n. anim.) friend, companion
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by bbbourq » Wed 06 Dec 2017, 22:38

Lexember Day 5:
lashtharo (lashthar-) [lɑʃ.ˈtʰɑ.ɾo]
v.
  1. to set ablaze, cause to burn
  2. to destroy a relationship; lose rapport
Lexember Day 6:
molashtari, -u [mo.lɑʃ.ˈtʰɑ.ɾi, -u]
n. masc, -fem
  1. arsonist
  2. (slang) instigator
The construct above is created via the following formula:
mo + verb root + gender (usu. masc or fem)
https://linguifex.com/wiki/Lortho
http://conworkshop.info/view_language.php?l=LTH

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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Void » Wed 06 Dec 2017, 23:08

Void wrote:
Sun 03 Dec 2017, 13:53
Image Süm jaroz

1st - ürgöttír [ˈyrgøt:i:r] n. - eschatology (system of doctrines concerning apocalyptic matters; area of theology)

2nd - ürjöhöthür [ˈyrjøçøθyr] n. reptile (cold blooded vertebrate)

3rd - súl [su:l] v. to step (move the foot in walking); to step (walk slowly, gravely, or resolutely); to step, walk, tread (on or over something)
I forgot to write down some words for days 4, 5, and 6, but I've got some juicy ones for 7:

eršesú [ˈɛrʃɛsu:]

1. primitive (relating to, denoting, or preserving the character of an early stage in the development of something)
2. primitive, simple, rudimentary (having a quality or style that offers an extremely basic level of comfort, convenience, or efficiency)

Etymology: From ereš "first" + present participle of sál "to be"

eršesúátva [ˈɛrʃɛsu:.a:tʋɑ]

1. primitivism (opinion that life was better or more moral among primitive peoples, or among children, and has deteriorated with civilization)

Etymology: From eršesú "primitive" + átva "thought"

nétreh [ˈneːtrɛç]

1. wolf spider (type of wandering spider that catches its prey on the ground by stalking it, rather than building webs)
2. stalker, prowler (person who secretly follows someone, sometimes with unlawful intentions; colloquial)

Etymology: From Old Symiric *nēträhä, from Proto-Symiric *nēträhäs, from *nēträlä "to spin; twist"

čûlgek [ˈtʃyːlgɛk]

1. rabid (affected by rabies; of or pertaining to rabies)
2. insane, crazy (exhibiting unsoundness or disorder of mind)
3. irate (extremely angry or violent)

From Old Symiric *čýlgäkä, from Proto-Symiric *tëśýlgä- "to be mad; rave," from *të- "with" + *śýlgä "wound; disease"
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by felipesnark » Wed 06 Dec 2017, 23:50

Shonkasika

day 5: wimó /wi'mo/ n. celestial soap
day 6: hleká /hle'kɑ/ n. terrestrial shoulder, top edge
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by shimobaatar » Thu 07 Dec 2017, 05:52

Wäjāpu (Day 6):

liši /liɕi/ (v.) to sleep


Example:

Ning lišing.
ning liši-ng
1s.NOM sleep-1s
I sleep.
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Shemtov » Thu 07 Dec 2017, 05:53

Day 6:
Proto-M̟oḩaic:
/tˤɨwma/ "dirt"

Daa Sevǔihk:
Evirahped "Pariah"
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Lao Kou » Thu 07 Dec 2017, 06:11

Image Géarthnuns

4th - aöks [aˈøks] n. louse; öçalíaöks [øˌɕaljaˈøks], zédübaöks [zeˌdybaˈøks] head louse

Sushans löb chük aöksüch gölaikh -- öçek la chöi pévüderhutsöit sanatöit hübzégökh.
Susan-NOM AUX.PRESPRF.CAUSPASS DEF.PL louse-ACC have || 2SG-NOM AUX.PRES DEF brush-ACC her-ACC burn-IMP
Susan has gotten lice -- burn her hairbrush.
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Yrusia » Thu 07 Dec 2017, 07:46

Finally catching up on Lexember - I fiddled with the diachronics for U:ku:jéθétá: and Dékrena so now they're closer related - I'll go back and edit the last posts to show this...eventually.

Lexember 3:
Proto-Takur *qóthoéq, bird
→ Tōkretū /qo˥tʉ˩˥/
→ U:ku:jéθétá: /xwétʼʷáː/
→ Dékrena /hétʰea/

Lexember 4:
Proto-Takur *enéñ, to sing
→ Tōkretū /e˩ne˥ɲ/
→ U:ku:jéθétá: /henéŋ/
→ Dékrena /séɲ/ (This is a constructed language. Any resemblance to natural languages, living or extinct, is purely coincidental)
*ó(é)-enéñ, 'it sings'
→ U:ku:jéθétá: /weːnéŋá/ 'songbird'
→ Dékrena /héneɲa/ 'songbird'

Lexember 5:
Proto-Takur *bónepé'o, moon
→ Tōkretū /pa˥ne˩pɒ˥˩/
→ U:ku:jéθétá: /pʷénefétʷe/
→ Dékrena /pénfeʔo/

Lexember 6: *noebegé'o, lichen
→ Tōkretū /nʉ˩me˩kɒ˥˩/ 'twine'
→ U:ku:jéθétá: /meːpekʼétʷe/
→ U:ku:jéθétá: /meːpekʼé-/ 'tangled or tied up, messy'
→ Dékrena /mepkʰéʔo/
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Iyionaku » Thu 07 Dec 2017, 09:09

Lexember 7th in :con: Yélian

Holy f**k, I just found an ultimate hole in Yélian's vocabulary:

kustilvat [kʉsˈtilvɐt] - wedding day

Derived from kust - marriage + ilvat - day
Heaven and Earth, but I feel the color of the cake when you keep the Victoria.
I had a mantra on the moss and I had to go to bed.


Oh, and there is a [ɕ] in my name!
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by gestaltist » Thu 07 Dec 2017, 12:40

Lexember 7th - Nakarian
Today, I have finished fleshing out the 14 noun classes of Nakarian. A few more words based on the root for "fire".

ɤt͜so - torch (Class 10)
nənso - passion, desire (Class 12)
qaso/qəso - (Class 14) hellfire, the Flaming Place (a specific geographic place with extremely high seismic activity and constant lava flows, etc.)

kɤh - spark, firefly, glow (Class 11 of “so” generally dealing with uncountable nouns like "grain" or "dust". kɤh originally meant multiple flames, then shifted to mean a cloud of sparks, and finally came to mean a single spark or firefly, but also “glow”)
d͜zuh - spark, glint, flicker (Class 13 - diminutive)

The last pair is an example of how semantic drift creates synonyms from differing original meanings. However, the synonymy is not complete, as kɤh is still more likely to be used to refer to several sparks or fireflies, whereas d͜zuh has a strong connotation of a single, small source of light.
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by ixals » Thu 07 Dec 2017, 18:54

Lexember 7th:

:con: Cissian


без prep. - without
  • /ˈbʲes/ (+ genitive case)
  • From Proto-Slavic *bez(ъ) "without".
убiвацi verb, 3a - to kill, to murder
  • ubjivácji /u.bʲiˈʋa.t͡sʲi/ ; perfective: убiцi ubjícji 4a /uˈbʲi.t͡sʲi/; first person present: убiвам ubjívam /u.bʲiˈʋam/; past participle (masc.): убiвал ubjivál /u.bʲiˈʋal/
  • From Cissian бiцi (bjícji) "to beat (impf.)", from Proto-Slavic *biti "to beat", prefixed with у- (u-) from Proto-Slavic u-.
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Davush » Thu 07 Dec 2017, 19:05

7:

Grammar
Gilgapatra

Part can be used as a suffix to mean 'law, information, guide, method'.

Naggiapatra - The laws of the city
Nauyapatra - Farming methods
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Tuyono » Thu 07 Dec 2017, 21:39

Day 7 - Zhilaa Runju

tiivang /ti:ˈβaᵑg/ - (adj.) 1)fast, quick, swift. 2) immediate, sudden, momentary (for events, movement etc.)
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by Evynova » Thu 07 Dec 2017, 21:50

Day 7

Today isn't one, but 10 words; the numbers from 1 to 10 in Proto-Urkha-Aangiian and their equivalent in the two daughterlangs.

:con: Proto-Urkha-Aangiian
  1. Jeta /jɛ.ta/
  2. Mata /ma.ta/
  3. Kisi /ki.si/
  4. Kelo /kɛ.lɔ/
  5. Ringi /ɾi.ŋi/
  6. Ringeta /ɾi.ŋɛ.ta/
  7. Ringata /ɾi.ŋa.ta/
  8. Ringisi /ɾi.ŋi.si/
  9. Ringelo /ɾi.ŋɛ.lɔ/
  10. Riringi /ɾi.ɾi.ŋi/
:con: Urxan
  1. Jes /jes/
  2. Mas /mas/
  3. Kiš /cʲəʃ/ (m) or /ɟʲəʃ/ (f)
  4. Kel /k͡xel/ (m) or /gel/ (f)
  5. Rig /rʲəɣ/
  6. Rigsa /rʲəɣsa/
  7. Rigta /rʲəɣta/
  8. Riglo /rʲəɣlɔ/
  9. Rirgi /rʲərɣi/
:con: Aangiian
  1. Žéd /ʑe͡ɪd/
  2. Bed /mbɛd/
  3. Kîs /kʰɨ͡iɕ/
  4. Ké' /kʰḛ͡ɪ̰ʔ̰/
  5. Lî̃j /ɫɨ̃͡ĩj/
  6. Lî̃jed /ɫɨ̃͡ĩjɜd/
  7. Lî̃jad /ɫɨ̃͡ĩjɐd/
  8. Lî̃jis /ɫɨ̃͡ĩjɨɕ/
  9. Lî̃jel /ɫɨ̃͡ĩjɜɫ/
  10. Lîlĩj /ɫɨ͡iɫɨ̃j/
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by spanick » Thu 07 Dec 2017, 22:43

I've been sick for a few days, so I'm gonna post four. Also, I feel kinda like I'm cheeting because they're all borrowings and all the same root:

сѫд /sõd/ "court (of law)" Neut. 1 from OCS сѫдъ "justice, judgement, court of law"

сѫѕи /sõd͡zi/ "judge" Neut. 2 from OCS сѫдьи "judge"

сѫѕиан /sõd͡zian/ "to judge" Weak; Impf. from OCS сѫдити "to judge"

сѫѕба /sõd͡zba/ "verdict, judgment" Fem. 1 from OCS сѫдьба "judgement, verdict, justice, decision"
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by KaiTheHomoSapien » Fri 08 Dec 2017, 00:39

Lih. always needs more kinship terms:

léhēn - “son-in-law”
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Re: Lexember 2017

Post by shimobaatar » Fri 08 Dec 2017, 02:46

Wäjāpu (Day 7):

mējun /meːxun/ (n.) meat


Example:

Ning sāja mējun qmūcatang se?
ning sāja mējun qmūca-ta-ng se
1s.NOM 2s.GEN meat see-POT-1s INT
Can I see your meat?
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