Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:23

Creyeditor wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:19
shimobaatar wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:17
Does /ᵐb/ derive from *mb?
Ultimately not, no [cross]
Does it derive from a sequence of a nasal and an obstruent?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:24

shimobaatar wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:23
Creyeditor wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:19
shimobaatar wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:17
Does /ᵐb/ derive from *mb?
Ultimately not, no [cross]
Does it derive from a sequence of a nasal and an obstruent?
Yes, at some point [tick]
But no, this was not a sequence of a nasal and an obstruent in PG [cross]
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:28

Creyeditor wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:24
shimobaatar wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:23
Creyeditor wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:19
shimobaatar wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:17
Does /ᵐb/ derive from *mb?
Ultimately not, no [cross]
Does it derive from a sequence of a nasal and an obstruent?
Yes, at some point [tick]
But no, this was not a sequence of a nasal and an obstruent in PG [cross]
A nasal and a sonorant?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:47

Was the word in PG prefixes? Was that prefix *ana-?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 08:34

shimobaatar wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:28
Creyeditor wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:24
shimobaatar wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:23
Creyeditor wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:19
shimobaatar wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:17
Does /ᵐb/ derive from *mb?
Ultimately not, no [cross]
Does it derive from a sequence of a nasal and an obstruent?
Yes, at some point [tick]
But no, this was not a sequence of a nasal and an obstruent in PG [cross]
A nasal and a sonorant?
No [cross]

spanick wrote:
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 23:47
Was the word in PG prefixed? Was that prefix *ana-?
Double yes [tick] [tick]
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 13:43

Creyeditor wrote:
Thu 12 Jul 2018, 08:34
Double yes [tick] [tick]
Is it from *anabeudaną "to command, instruct"?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 15:00

spanick wrote:
Thu 12 Jul 2018, 13:43
Creyeditor wrote:
Thu 12 Jul 2018, 08:34
Double yes [tick] [tick]
Is it from *anabeudaną "to command, instruct"?
Yes [tick]
I hereby declare you winner. Btw, I was thinking that this word is ambigue in Mannika, because it retains the original meaning 'to command' but also aN- was reinterpreted as a recepient/goal applicative and the verb can therefore mean to offer (s.th) to s.o. (with an obligatory accusative case recipient argument) derived from /ɓə̀dán/ to offer s.th. (to s.o.) with an obligatory accusaive case theme argument.
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 15:30

Right on

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/dod͡ʒads/
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 16:30

Is this a simple word?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 17:02

Creyeditor wrote:
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Is this a simple word?
It is not a compound word, if that is your meaning.
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 19:34

To rephrase the question: Is the word morphologically complex? Does it include more than one morpheme (affix/root)?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 19:43

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Thu 12 Jul 2018, 19:34
To rephrase the question: Is the word morphologically complex? Does it include more than one morpheme (affix/root)?
Yes, it contains more than one morpheme.
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 19:46

Does it contain a prefix?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 19:47

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Does it contain a prefix?
No
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 19:52

Is the -s a masculine nominative singular ending?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 20:07

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Is the -s a masculine nominative singular ending?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by shimobaatar » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 20:13

Did the root begin with *d in Proto-Germanic?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 20:23

Does it include exactly two morphemes?
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by spanick » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 20:24

shimobaatar wrote:
Thu 12 Jul 2018, 20:13
Did the root begin with *d in Proto-Germanic?
Yes
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Does it include exactly two morphemes?
No
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs

Post by Creyeditor » Thu 12 Jul 2018, 20:31

Does it include three or more morphemes?
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