A language isn't foreign

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A language isn't foreign

Postby Dormouse559 » 2013-10-16, 1:27

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"A language isn't foreign once you learn it."

Hey guys, how does that phrase look in your conlangs?

Selvesc:
Una guecz apresa, una lemba n'es mais eistragna.
[ʊ.na ˈgɛtɕ aˈpɾɛ.za ʊ.na ˈlɛm.ba ˈnɛs ˈmaɪ̯s ɛɪ̯sˈtɾa.ɲa]
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Re: A language isn't foreign

Postby razlem » 2013-10-29, 20:34

This is surprisingly difficult to translate, mostly because it implies that language learning is a one-step process that leads to fluency/mastery.

Ango nae otali hiposte to kona lo.
A language is not foreign after you study it.
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Re: A language isn't foreign

Postby Quetzalcoatl » 2013-11-19, 22:28

Žwena žai trenzi maikwan pra miskjanzaš ša sjayo.

[language-NOM.PL foreign-ADV not still=COP-IPFV after learn-GER-DAT.SG to 3SG-DAT]

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Re: A language isn't foreign

Postby Fox Saint-Just » 2013-11-20, 9:58

Un lang n'es kseno post tu lern he.
A language isn't foreign after you learn it.
Last edited by Fox Saint-Just on 2013-12-15, 19:57, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: A language isn't foreign

Postby ~jakip » 2013-12-03, 21:50

Spitind:
Un linkūa nu essit stransk asta tur imparitlo.
A language isn't foreign after you learn it.
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Re: A language isn't foreign

Postby aappaatsoq » 2013-12-08, 22:34

Dilaxca: Dilax ono, pas tastude'b, qoraxi'la no.
Literal translation: Language one, after you-study'it(Acc.), foreign'it-is not.
English: A language isn't foreign after you study it.
I don't speak English natively, so feel free to correct me if necessary.
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Re: A language isn't foreign

Postby Dormouse559 » 2014-11-16, 18:02

Updating Selvesc

Na guecz apresa, na lemba nen ès piusp' istragna.
[na ˈgɛtɕ aˈpɾɛza na ˈlɛmba nə‿ˈnas ˈpɪ̯osp ɪsˈtɾaɲa]
INDEF-F time learn-PST.PTCP-F INDEF-F language NEG be.3SG more foreign-F
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Re: A language isn't foreign

Postby Fox Saint-Just » 2014-11-16, 22:38

In Xetlaqui:

Tlaqui puhertzin chean ro viyal.
['tɬakʷi pu'ʔɛɾtsin 'tʃean ɾo 'βijaɬ]
Native: [flag=]it[/flag] [flag=]egl[/flag] B2: [flag=]en[/flag] Intermediate: [flag=]de[/flag] [flag=]fr[/flag] Curious about: [flag=]ru[/flag] [flag=]hy[/flag] [flag=]eu[/flag] [flag=]nah[/flag] [flag=]ga[/flag] [flag=]sr[/flag]
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Re: A language isn't foreign

Postby Levike » 2014-12-05, 20:28

Babló ló ivi marvs trezib i babsbólov festi.

Literal: Language one not alien given that (you) learn it.
Last edited by Levike on 2014-12-21, 13:35, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: A language isn't foreign

Postby SostiMatiko » 2014-12-21, 13:21

gnosi frasao to ujaderiko.
frasao ujaderiko xena gnosi to.
frasao uka jaderiko, xena gnosi to.
frasao uka jaderiko, xena ftani gnosi to.

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Re: A language isn't foreign

Postby Jacob_Kap » 2014-12-27, 21:15

mowe bisz agneb posle lere ego.
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Re: A language isn't foreign

Postby iodalach93 » 2015-01-12, 23:01

גלָוסַ֔ה לֶישַת כסֶנִיַה בַעַד אַן כַאנַת מַדרֻושַה.
[ˈgloːssa ˈleːʃat kseˈnija ˈbaʔadan ˈkanat madˈruʃa]
Glôssa lêshat kseniya ba'ad an kanat madrusha

Literally: Language is not foreign after that it has been learnt.

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Re: A language isn't foreign

Postby Linguamusica » 2018-08-13, 17:14

Qėxpletėn

Weny dó (ėr) qėnnúc ßa, cpecéė báß'n qomx.
A language isn't foreign after you learn it.
Literally: when you (one) have learned it, a language is not strange
(en)Native English(de)Lerne Deutsch Y qreatdėdá Qėxpletėn

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Re: A language isn't foreign

Postby Kota-Ebau » 2018-08-26, 20:41

Konśtėnjąźkjęła.

Literal translation:
Kjęłarś ąj łewėśtanaw bjęwėrśkar odenśky ow włećnjękaźkurśtonś źwaźky.
A language isn't foreign after you've learned it.

Most correct translation:
Kjęłaćk ąj łewėśtanaw bjęwėrśkajr odenśky ow śtożeśkawėrśkjęć źwaźkyćk.
Lenguages aren't foreign after someone has studied them.


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