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Reduplication

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... An accepted theory of the origins of reduplication is something we still don't have (Niepokuj notwithstanding: she even says in her thesis that it's more
Alex Fink
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6:22 PM

basic color terms in conlangs

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... Darn good question, of the sort which keeps historical linguists specializing in the Scandinavian languages awake at night! Good arguments can be made
Logan Kearsley
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Apr 27

The Sith Language

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Hallo conlangers! ... Not far. I had a few ideas for some passages; I remember three. The music I did write was more or less late-19th century in style. But
J=c3=b6rg_Rhiemeier
43
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Apr 26

Vulgar generates fantasy languages with a click

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I don't see Vulgar affecting conlanging and conlangers any more than Instagram and the iPhone affected photographers and photography. On Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at
Brian Bourque
35
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Apr 23

Re: Allative and other local cases

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This has actually suggested to me the idea of doing this kind of compound spatial relations morphology with applicatives rather than with cases. On first
Aidan Aannestad
18
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Apr 22

Closing, closed

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... among many other topics. What do you all think? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7de8ENdf1yU
Chris Peters
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Apr 21

One world for all my languages?

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... Right, that's the basic idea. I only had one continent of the Zireen world fully mapped out anyway, so it doesn't require much of a change. ... The year is
Herman Miller
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Apr 18

Sandhi question

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... I agree Pinyin is better, but it isn't free of these faults! ... you, liu /-jow/ ... bu /-u/, ju /-y/ and I'd add a third which is linked to the above two,
Alex Fink
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Apr 17

THEORY Magralgarlu

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I've added some audio and syntax trees to the article... I was wondering... how do you peeps think ordinal numbers should relate to the sequentiative affix?
Callum Cooper Nissen
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Apr 12

Usage: Church Latin vocatives

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... Thank you, David, for another example from the Classical period. I'm sure there are others which makes me a little surprised that the agonizing over the
R A Brown
15
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Apr 12

Jaguar

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A member of the species *Panthera onca*. On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 11:49 AM, Gage Amonette ... -- Eyal Joseph Minsky-Fenick
Eyal Minsky-Fenick
17
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Apr 10

Proper names and inflections

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... [snip] [snip ... Good grief!!! I've just seen the Wiktionary entry for _ēchō_. I am certain this is incorrect. For starters, is the noun *ever*
R A Brown
25
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Apr 10

Damin

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Leo, Thanks for bringing this to our attention. It's a very interesting proposal to explain the unusual features of the language's phonology. After some
Paul Roser
9
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Apr 8

Sapir-Whorf hypothesis confirmed! Language does affect thought

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... It's "Fremdschämen" but "Freundschämen" would be an interesting variation of the concept. :-) Cheers, Harald
Harald S.
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Apr 4

Paleo-European languages

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Hallo conlangers! ... The closest modern genetic relatives of those people seem to be the Georgians; in both groups, the most common Y-DNA haplogroup is G2a.
J=c3=b6rg_Rhiemeier
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Apr 3
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