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More Indexing

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I decided to simplify the phrase conjunctions. Now, the only form is Index-sa-Argument, where argument is either an index value or a person-number suffix.
J S Jones
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7:21 AM

Vocative strategies

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Hi! ... Isn't that the opposite vocative usage of French? OK, not with names, but proper nouns? I think I've encoutered 'Bonjour les enfants!' 'Bonjour
Henrik Theiling
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Mar 29

The (nearly) Complete Phonology of Celimine

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... I agree with your general sentiment, while simultaneously placing myself in the camp which does not want to change my words (at least wrt Celyminej). Part
Logan Kearsley
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Mar 29

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

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I haven't done genders a lot but I like complex gender and classification systems. There is one language where I'm gradually writing down notes and which does
Jyri Lehtinen
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Mar 29

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
Guilherme Santos
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Mar 22

Re: Epiphanies at 3am and the effect they have on conlanging....

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Thank you to both of you for finding ways to make my iffy terminology work. :-) And yes, the verbs are all imperfect, so time is part of the paradigm already.
Sylvia Sotomayor
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Mar 21

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

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
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