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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-31-09 06:14 PM
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Anyone into constructed languages?
Edited on Tue Mar-31-09 06:20 PM by Odin2005
This is my science fiction language that evolved from English, Eridanian, that I have been working on:

http://conlang.wikia.com/wiki/Eridanian

And here is the Lord's Prayer translated into Eridanian:

Farr Vos enavn,
"Our Father in heaven,"

nehm Vau tsi' ohlai,
"Your name is holy."

Kengdm Vau tsgonkom,
"Your kingdom shall come,"

'n wir Vau tsgonvaidon,
"and Your will shall be done,"

ohnrt leux tsi' enavn.
"on earth as it is in heaven."

Yaugivos dehlai bra vos taudeh.
"Give us today our daily bread."

Yaufrgivos sens vos,
"Forgive us of our sins,"

leux waifrgivem dohs au dehsen twos.
"as we forgive those who sin against us."
.
Yaudn'laidos idurahngdaung,
"Lead us not into temptation,"

'n yausehvos fraivl.
"but deliver us from evil."

kos davnlai kengdm, pahwr, 'n glohrai dehr ahl Vau,
"For the kingdom, power, and glory are Yours,"

noi 'n fravr. Ahmenn.
"now and forever. Amen."

A point of interest is that in Eridanian the old English possessive pronouns have disappeared, replaced by new genitive/possessive pronouns derived from constructions using the preposition "of". so "vau" comes from "of you" and "vos" comes from "of us".
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ZombieNixon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-22-09 11:10 AM
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1. I have a whole bunch I haven't touched in a while.
I hope to get some more time in the coming months to open them up again, and maybe I'll post a few here.
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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-26-09 03:02 PM
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2. An update:
Edited on Sun Jul-26-09 03:06 PM by Odin2005
http://conlang.wikia.com/wiki/Eridanian

Faarr Vos enhavn,
"Our Father in heaven,"

neem Vii tsi' haalei,
"Your name is holy."

Rul Vii tsgonkom,
"Your Kingdom shall come,"

'n vir Vau tsgonveedon,
"and Your will shall be done,"

endavrl leux tsi' enhavn.
"in the world as it is in heaven."

Yigivos daalei braa vos todei.
"Give us today our daily bread."

Yifrgivos sens vos,
"Forgive us of our sins,"

leux wefrgivam doos ou desen twos.
"as we forgive those who sin against us."

Yidnleedos idauraangdoon,
"Lead us not into temptation,"

'n yiseevos freevl.
"but deliver us from evil."

kos haalei ralm, paawr, 'n glorei deur aar Vau,
"For the kingdom, power, and glory are Yours,"

nii 'n fravr. Aamenn.
"now and forever. Amen."
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raccoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-27-09 08:52 AM
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3. Wonder who makes up stuff like this. Not that there's anything wrong with it,

but seems to me someone could use their time learning a real language.

OTOH, maybe I should learn Eridanian or make up Siriusian instead of spending so much time on DU.



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