The Dailies. April 14, 2023

The Dailies. April 14, 2023

Did you work on your language today? Create any new rules of grammar or syntax? New progress on a script? New words in your lexicon?

On the other hand, do any excavating or reading or enjoying stuff you’ve already created? Do you have any favorites to share?

How did you conlang today?


2 thoughts on “The Dailies. April 14, 2023

  1. Once again, pausing on the whole set I was looking at (since it’s a bit more complex) for something I’ve been wanting to note down but also not wanting to over-engage in. Kofnea dialects. Because it’s kinda obvious they’re in a dialect continuum.

    1. kofnea-utsa – standard Kofnea dialect, centered from the Paschtha capital and clans gathering city Kanoichr
    2. kofnea-ishiama – Ishiam Kofnea dialect, primarily south of Dragon Cliffs and going somewhat past the southern mountains of the border into the wetlands west of the Daani clans
    3. kofnea-tsuala – mountain Kofnea dialect, used by the mountain bands along the northern side of the Dragon Cliffs
    4. kofnea-tsuala paschtha – northwestern mountain Kofnea dialect, used by the mountain bands along the west edge of the northern side of the Dragon Cliffs and the eastern side of the western mountains
    5. kofnea-tsuala tsuvea (kofnea-curun) – Dragon Cliffs Kofnea dialect, actually at this point band Curun’s dialect
    6. kofnea-tsuala lakha – northern mountain Kofnea dialect, used by Hilakhot clans group and the northernmost clans of Paschtha and Vannu
    7. kofnea-yeshietsa – coastal Kofnea dialect, standard Vannu dialect used by their clans group
    8. kofnea-daana – southern Kofnea dialect, used by the Daani clans group
    9. tsabua – uts. soul, spiritual “body”, tl. highest self, yts. etiquette, best behavior
    10. tsabung – n. the land within war clans territory, usu. indicative of that of a clans group but sometimes indicative of parts of a territory or all of the territory of the war clans as a whole
    11. yeshietsa, -tsi, -ts, -tsr – adj. coastal
    12. prtseche – n. wedding meal, wedding celebration
    1. Impressively thorough dialect-wise!

      I’m charmed by tsabua and tsabung, such disparate meanings going back to the same root. I feel like there’s something profound that a word coming from ‘body’ can mean both one’s soul and highest self as well as etiquette and best behaviour!

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