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More Visual Alien Language (The version I sent on purpose this time)

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On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 12:51 PM, Kalem Tysick ... Ilion has a three-way gender distinction between masculine, feminine, and neuter. Gerunds are neuter as a
Garth Wallace
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Mar 27

What do I call this? Case Inflection WTF?

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I'm in the same boat. This thing does a lot. It marks possessors, agents and attributives 😎 I don't wasn't too gloss GEN/, ERG/, ADJ(?)/ for something
A. Mendes
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Mar 25

Classifiers

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My non-native Indonesian feeling is that if you put the Num+Class. after the noun, you're giving an inventory.... Ada dua ekor ayam 'there are/were two
Roger Mills
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Mar 24

Vocative strategies

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... Some varieties of German do this too, both with names and with kinship terms. I distinctly remember die Oma and der Opa doing that! :-) My Swedish
BPJ
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Mar 24
Guilherme Santos
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Mar 22

More Indexing

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Here's a correlative predicate example: i-boy j-pie Cor-Ret-eat-i-j use-i-k k-fork l-woman Prs-wash-l-k. "The woman is washing the fork the boy ate the pie
J S Jones
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Mar 19

Just for fun: Obfuscated English

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How many here pronounce the p- in psychology, phthisic, ptomaine, psalm, pterodactyl, or psoriasis. An Obfuscated English could drop the S and leave only
Leo Moser
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Mar 18

MAIKA tests the limits and breaks through

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... I ought to make a page or a video on all the tricks I've picked up for getting Vocaloids to sing in different languages. This is looking like it could turn
Herman Miller
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Mar 17

3/14/15

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Kash: onjiyur, a compound of om ' base, basis' and ciyur 'circle'. In math slang it is omi, omis, and symbolized with the char. for _m_ Don't have time now to
Roger Mills
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Mar 15

Rhyme in Jarda

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... The word for "shut" is "ņeg", not "ņeğ". I don't know why I added that squiggle on the g. Now I can find a better rhyme. Instead of "ðam möğ",
Herman Miller
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Mar 15

Re: This is better than that

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... That's a similar problem, but comparing objects in both cases. (This example reveals also that 2' is ambiguous: you could be comparing a butter knife with
Herman Miller
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Mar 13

Adventures in Collaborative Conlanging

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... AFMOC I think that that ambiguity wouldn't arise in Sohlob, where the unmarked form of the nominal has indefinite plural meaning; it would be really
BPJ
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Mar 8

Translation Challenge: I Don't Believe in Miracles

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... I've decided that superheroes (at least the kind with super powers) are essentially demigods, so "taniravi" could be a way to say "superhero" in Tirëlat.
Herman Miller
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Mar 7

hard to feature

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Well, how about that: the author currently lives and works in St. Louis, Missouri, with other ties to that state. He also went to school in Massachusetts.
MorphemeAddict
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Mar 6

Verbruary

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Verbruary 28: pfíazol [pfjaˈzol] vi. rear up (on the hind legs) And that, as they say, puts paid to that. :) Kou
DouglasKoller
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Feb 28
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