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Re: Tyšwi tyšwi naržis

The translation from Japanese is coming along, but I'm not quite sure what it means even after translating the words. For these next lines, three different
Herman Miller
4:18 PM
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216384

Conlanging movie trailer

https://vimeo.com/219368643
Jeffrey Brown
9:50 AM
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216383

Re: Theory: Resource hunt, Australian peripheral consonants

... There is support for [+peripheral] from phonotactics. Dixon's _The Languages of Australia_, section 6.6.1, notes that it is commonplace for Australian
Alex Fink
7:23 AM
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216382

Re: Theory: Resource hunt, Australian peripheral consonants

Heya! So, to clarify my question, i'm looking for language-specific information on why they're a synchronic natural class in Australian phonologies. (although
Gabriel Brinton
May 28
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Re: speaker's gender affect on language

It's just an hypothesis... I've not found why this linguistic design that don't follow universal laws of phonology... 2017-05-27 19:13 UTC+02:00, Paul
Seth KAZAN
May 28
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Re: Theory: Resource hunt, Australian peripheral consonants

You need not go further than English where [x] became [f]. And it's not isolated: some Swedish accents have or had [ɸ] for earlier [x]. Incidentally my father
Melroch
May 28
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216379

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Harvinder Negi
May 27
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Re: Theory: Resource hunt, Australian peripheral consonants

... The Australian peripheral vs. central contrast is basically the same as the grave vs. acute contrast https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grave_and_acute which
Alex Fink
May 27
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Theory: Resource hunt, Australian peripheral consonants

Hey homies, 好久不写! I've been reading about Australian languages, and i find it really interesting that labial and velar consonants are grouped
Gabriel Brinton
May 27
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216376

Re: speaker's gender affect on language

OK. Why "avoid masculine sex appeal on female"? Is this like hijab and burqa to control the the behavior of men 'caused' by the physicality of women? Would
Paul Schleitwiler, FCM
May 27
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Re: speaker's gender affect on language

The lack of some consonants in Laadan can be seen as an effort of efficiency to reduce the effort of clarity or to avoid masculine sex appeal on female... But
Seth KAZAN
May 27
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Re: speaker's gender affect on language

Your coincidence and your references are very interesting, Seth. The note in the first reference about the difference between male speakers of English and
Paul Schleitwiler, FCM
May 26
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Re: speaker's gender affect on language

I found this for a begining of answer... https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/halshs-00764811/document http://www.newswise.com/articles/voice-appeal ... --
Seth KAZAN
May 26
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216372

Re: Terminology Question

I use it to build my a priori conlang where system is prior to lexicon... Because of logografic writting system I speak about "translitteration
Seth KAZAN
May 26
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216371

Re: The Giants and the Jones - Children's book with conlang

A bit disappointing. Still, if it sparks an interest in foreign languages and making up languages in children, it will be something! Wesley Parish ... "I have
Wesley Parish
May 25
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