My first conlang - Leware kääñ

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Re: My first conlang - Lewami

Postby Irusia » 2016-10-27, 11:16

I decided to get rid of all the dialects. It's interesting, but difficult.

B - [b]
D - [d]
Ď - [dzʲ]
G - [g]
Ģ - [gʲ]
J - [j]
K - [k]
Ķ - [kʲ]
L - [l]
Ļ - [lʲ]
M - [m]
N - [n]
Ņ - [nʲ]
Ñ - [ŋ]
Ñj - [ŋʲ]
P - [p]
R - [r]
Ŗ - [rʲ]
S - [s]
Ś - [sʲ]
T - [t]
Ț - [tsʲ]
W - [w]
Z - [z]
Ź - [zʲ]

A - [ɑ]
E - [e]
I - [i]
O - [o]
U - [u]
Ä - [æ]
Last edited by Irusia on 2017-01-22, 23:49, edited 1 time in total.
Здайся на Господа у твоїх справах, і задуми твої здійсняться. (Приповідки 16, 3)
Goals (until the end of August):
(en) (et) (es) C1 (tl) (pt-BR) B1
Kalaallisut Qırımtatar tili Karaj tili Leware kääñ (my conlang) Naña and Kumba (other conlangs)

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Re: My first conlang - Lewami

Postby Irusia » 2016-10-27, 11:46

Cases:

1. Nominative
2. Accusative
3. Locative
4. Essive-Translative
5. Comitative
6. Abessive
7. Vocative

Moods:

1. Indicative
2. Interrogative
3. Optative

Tenses:

1. Past
2. Present
3. Future (used only in optative and interrogative)
Здайся на Господа у твоїх справах, і задуми твої здійсняться. (Приповідки 16, 3)
Goals (until the end of August):
(en) (et) (es) C1 (tl) (pt-BR) B1
Kalaallisut Qırımtatar tili Karaj tili Leware kääñ (my conlang) Naña and Kumba (other conlangs)

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Re: My first conlang - Lewami

Postby hashi » 2016-10-27, 20:23

Irusia wrote:I decided to get rid of all the dialects.

Ď - [dzʲ]
Ģ - [gʲ]
Ķ - [kʲ]
Ļ - [lʲ]
Ņ - [nʲ]
Ñ - [ŋ]
Ñj - [ŋʲ]
Ŗ - [rʲ]
Ś - [sʲ]
Ț - [tsʲ]
Ź - [zʲ]
Ä - [æ]


Are you sure? Also, why are there palatalised versions of [n] and [ŋ], but not [m]?

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Re: My first conlang - Lewami

Postby linguoboy » 2016-10-27, 21:52

What mood do you use for commands in the absence of an imperative?
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Re: My first conlang - Lewami

Postby Llawygath » 2016-10-28, 15:12

hashi wrote:Also, why are there palatalised versions of [n] and [ŋ], but not [m]?

I can't speak for Irusia, but there seem not to be any palatalized labials at all (except for wʲ), which is not unprecedented.

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Re: My first conlang - Lewami

Postby Irusia » 2017-01-22, 23:42

linguoboy wrote:What mood do you use for commands in the absence of an imperative?

I don't know. I'll think about it later.
Здайся на Господа у твоїх справах, і задуми твої здійсняться. (Приповідки 16, 3)
Goals (until the end of August):
(en) (et) (es) C1 (tl) (pt-BR) B1
Kalaallisut Qırımtatar tili Karaj tili Leware kääñ (my conlang) Naña and Kumba (other conlangs)

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Re: My first conlang - Lewami

Postby Irusia » 2017-01-22, 23:44

Llawygath wrote:
hashi wrote:Also, why are there palatalised versions of [n] and [ŋ], but not [m]?

I can't speak for Irusia, but there seem not to be any palatalized labials at all (except for wʲ), which is not unprecedented.

You're right. It's exactly like I planned.
Здайся на Господа у твоїх справах, і задуми твої здійсняться. (Приповідки 16, 3)
Goals (until the end of August):
(en) (et) (es) C1 (tl) (pt-BR) B1
Kalaallisut Qırımtatar tili Karaj tili Leware kääñ (my conlang) Naña and Kumba (other conlangs)

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Re: My first conlang - Leware kaañasi

Postby Irusia » 2017-01-23, 0:08

Nominative - meaļu
Accusative - meaļuñu
Locative - meaļumi
Essive-Translative - meaļussu
Comitative - meaļuwu
Abessive - meaļuta
Vocative - meaļuju
Здайся на Господа у твоїх справах, і задуми твої здійсняться. (Приповідки 16, 3)
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(en) (et) (es) C1 (tl) (pt-BR) B1
Kalaallisut Qırımtatar tili Karaj tili Leware kääñ (my conlang) Naña and Kumba (other conlangs)

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Re: My first conlang - Lewami

Postby mōdgethanc » 2017-01-23, 2:45

hashi wrote:Are you sure? Also, why are there palatalised versions of [n] and [ŋ], but not [m]?
I have a feeling there are no palatalized labials because OP is Ukrainian and that language doesn't have them, but it does have palatalized sounds at other places. The phonology is fairly similar. I think most of us have been influenced by the sounds of our own language when coming up with a new one.

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Re: My first conlang - Leware kääñ

Postby Irusia » 2017-01-23, 10:23

mōdgethanc wrote:I have a feeling there are no palatalized labials because OP is Ukrainian and that language doesn't have them, but it does have palatalized sounds at other places. The phonology is fairly similar. I think most of us have been influenced by the sounds of our own language when coming up with a new one.

My main inspiration is Estonian (look at my cases, for example), but Ukrainian and other languages I know or learn also influenced it.

There are no palatalized labials, because it is more difficult to pronounce them.

Leware phonology: all Tagalog phonemes (except [h]) + z + palatalized consonants + ä.
(this is how I created it)
Здайся на Господа у твоїх справах, і задуми твої здійсняться. (Приповідки 16, 3)
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(en) (et) (es) C1 (tl) (pt-BR) B1
Kalaallisut Qırımtatar tili Karaj tili Leware kääñ (my conlang) Naña and Kumba (other conlangs)

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Re: My first conlang - Leware kääñ

Postby mōdgethanc » 2017-01-24, 1:58

Irusia wrote:There are no palatalized labials, because it is more difficult to pronounce them.
That's kind of subjective, though. I find them easy, but I find /rʲ/ very hard to pronounce.

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Re: My first conlang - Leware kääñ

Postby Irusia » 2017-01-24, 2:48

mōdgethanc wrote:
Irusia wrote:There are no palatalized labials, because it is more difficult to pronounce them.
That's kind of subjective, though. I find them easy, but I find /rʲ/ very hard to pronounce.


Yes, it is subjective, of course. I meant, than they are harder for me, not for everyone.
They do exist in Ukrainian, but are rare.
Здайся на Господа у твоїх справах, і задуми твої здійсняться. (Приповідки 16, 3)
Goals (until the end of August):
(en) (et) (es) C1 (tl) (pt-BR) B1
Kalaallisut Qırımtatar tili Karaj tili Leware kääñ (my conlang) Naña and Kumba (other conlangs)


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