Tag: pronouns

  • Disyllabic roots in greyfolk language, 1: planning the roots

    In the process of creating the monosyllabic roots the first time (and, by extension, the second time), I had an idea of a few disyllabic roots that I wanted. As «me», «se», and «ke» are the singular personal pronouns, I wanted «mema», «sesa», and «keka» as the plural personal pronouns. That meant, for 4-phoneme disyllabic […]

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  • Reworked monosyllabic roots for greyfolk language

    The monosyllabic roots have changed since when I first introduced them. After working on disyllabic roots, my feelings about my original monosyllabic roots changed a bit, and I wanted to make them fit my Hamming distance philosophy better. Previously, the words had the right distance from one another, but the roots didn’t always because I didn’t derive […]

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  • Greyfolk language’s monosyllabic roots and words: roots 1–5

    In my previous post, I gave described the background and the process of coming up with the monosyllabic roots and words for the greyfolk language. There are 20 of them, but, in this post, I will go over the first five. «me» «se» «ke» «tle» «yel» «yil» «nel» «nil» «ten» «tin» «lem» «lim» «pem» «pim» […]

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  • End of August Greyfolk language report

    Okay, so I honestly forgot about August 31st when I thought of the title and said that I would post this “tomorrow”. Use your imagination. There are a few posts that I can definitely still make about conlanging—I just haven’t. I’ve had six-ish strong days of work this month, but a lot of my conlanging […]

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