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A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2013-10-16, 1:27
by Dormouse559
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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]

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2013-10-29, 20:34
by razlem
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.

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2013-11-19, 22:28
by Quetzalcoatl
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]

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2013-11-20, 9:58
by Fox Saint-Just
Un lang n'es kseno post tu lern he.
A language isn't foreign after you learn it.

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2013-12-03, 21:50
by ~jakip
Spitind:
Un linkūa nu essit stransk asta tur imparitlo.
A language isn't foreign after you learn it.

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2013-12-08, 22:34
by aappaatsoq
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.

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2014-11-16, 18:02
by Dormouse559
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

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2014-11-16, 22:38
by Fox Saint-Just
In Xetlaqui:

Tlaqui puhertzin chean ro viyal.
['tɬakʷi pu'ʔɛɾtsin 'tʃean ɾo 'βijaɬ]

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2014-12-05, 20:28
by Levike
Babló ló ivi marvs trezib i babsbólov festi.

Literal: Language one not alien given that (you) learn it.

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2014-12-21, 13:21
by SostiMatiko
gnosi frasao to ujaderiko.
frasao ujaderiko xena gnosi to.
frasao uka jaderiko, xena gnosi to.
frasao uka jaderiko, xena ftani gnosi to.

http://konlangerz.com/conlang/7/Systema ... ostimatiko

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2014-12-27, 21:15
by Jacob_Kap
mowe bisz agneb posle lere ego.

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2015-01-12, 23:01
by iodalach93
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.

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2018-08-13, 17:14
by Linguamusica
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

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2018-08-26, 20:41
by Kota-Ebau
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.

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2020-08-07, 17:01
by mizuz
Salluni guhi sahal, i woruehi
sallun-i guh-i sahal, i woru-ehi
language-NOM.SG foreign-NOM.SG not, it.ACC learn-2SG.PRES.SUBJV

(Hope the glosses are ok)

Re: A language isn't foreign

Posted: 2021-01-18, 21:38
by AvisVolans
"A language isn't foreign once you learn it."

Syrvésarmencesk:

"Mis langon né sul furaím pá ió lárulat iég."
[mɪs ˈlaŋgɔn neː sʊl fʊˈʁɛːm paː joː ˈlaːʁʊlat jeːk]
Any language isn't foreign after one's learned it.