Saturday, December 26, 2009

Final 32 Words in θəwəməθy (DeRamosh), a #NewLanguage

We're using the Swadesh list to come up with the first 207 words or so in DeRamosh.  Before we start, here are the letters of this new language's alphabet:  ə θ w y m (þ k).

ə = All vowels are schwas.
θ = th sound.
w = w sound.
y = consonant-y sound.
m = m sound.

þ = Plosives are used for words of disgust; spit.
k =  Hard consonants might be used for words of anger.  ???

Without further ado, the final 32 words:

  1. black = θəywəw /thoy-woh/
  2. night = məyθ /moyth/
  3. day = θəy /thoy/
  4. year = əmməəw /uhm-muh-oh/
  5. warm = wəywəwm /woy-wohm/
  6. cold = wəyθəm /woy-thuhm/
  7. full = wəwwəəw /woh-wuhth/
  8. new = məwəw /moh-oh/
  9. old = əyəθ /oy-uhth/
  10. good = yəəθ /yuh-uhth/
  11. bad = əwəw /uh-woh/
  12. rotten = wəθθəm /wuh-thuhm/
  13. dirty = θəwθəy /thoh-thoy/
  14. straight = θwəyθ /thwoyth/
  15. round = wəymθ /woymth/
  16. sharp = θəwəw /thoh-oh/
  17. dull = θəwəy /thoh-oy/
  18. smooth = θməyθ /thmoyth/
  19. wet = məyθ /moyth/
  20. dry = θwəy /thwoy/
  21. correct = yəwwəyθ /yoh-woyth/
  22. near = məəw /muh-oh/
  23. far = θəθθəmθ /thuhth-thuhmth/
  24. right = θəθθəw /thuhth-thoh/
  25. left = θəməθθəw /thuh-muhth-thoh/
  26. at = θəwθəw /thoh-thoh/
  27. in = əmθəθ /uhm-thuhth/
  28. with = əmwəθəw /uhm-wuh-thoh/
  29. and = əy /oy/
  30. if = əwθəm /oh-thuhm/
  31. because = wəwθəm /woh-thuhm/
  32. name = məməm /muh-muhm/

Here are the 210 we have so far.  This list is in pronunciation-alphabetical order (to help me deal with some redundancies), with some modifications from last time (and from earlier in this post):

  1. spit = þə /buh/ or /puh/ 
  2. kill = kəww /koh/ 
  3. sea = məw /moh/
  4. mountain = məwmθəm /mohm-thuhm/
  5. new = məwəw /moh-oh/
  6. burn = məwθ /mohth/
  7. die = məwθəw /moh-thoh/
  8. mouth = məwəθ /moh-uhth/
  9. narrow = məwwəw /moh-woh/ 
  10. night = məyθ /moyth/ homonym and homophone with wet
  11. wet = məyθ /moyth/ homonym and homophone with night
  12. count = məməwwəθ /muh-moh-wuhth/
  13. name = məməm /muh-muhm/
  14. many = məməyə /muh-muh-yuh/
  15. cloud = məmwəθ /muhm-wuhth/
  16. near = məəw /muh-oh/
  17. not = məθ /muhth/
  18. mother = məθəw /muhth-oh/
  19. nose = məθə /muh-thuh/
  20. meat = məəθ /muh-uhth/
  21. all = əww /oh/
  22. earth = əwθ /ohth/
  23. if = əwθəm /oh-thuhm/
  24. egg = əwwəm /oh-wuhm/ 
  25. come = əwwəθyə /oh-wuhth-yuh/
  26. smell = əwwəwəθwə /oh-wuh-wuhth-wuh/
  27. and = əy /oy/
  28. old = əyəθ /oy-uhth/
  29. snow = θməw /thmoh/
  30. smooth = θməyθ /thmoyth/
  31. smoke = θməθ /thmuhth/
  32. few = θəw /thoh/ homophone with small; homonym and homophone with sew
  33. sew = θəw /thoh/ homophone with small; homonym and homophone with few
  34. small = θəww /thoh/ homophone with few and sew
  35. sun = θəwm /thohm/ homonym and homophone with turn
  36. turn = θəwm /thohm/ homonym and homophone with sun
  37. sharp = θəwəw /thoh-oh/
  38. dull = θəwəy /thoh-oy/
  39. hunt = θəwθ /thohth/
  40. child = θəwθməm /thohth-muhm/ 
  41. at = θəwθəw /thoh-thoh/
  42. dirty = θəwθəy /thoh-thoy/
  43. snake = θəwθəmθ /thoh-thuhmth/ 
  44. salt = θəwθəəm /thohth-uh-uhm/
  45. stab = θəwə /thoh-uh/
  46. tooth = θəwəθ /thoh-uhth/ 
  47. bite = θəwəθəw /thoh-uhth-oh/
  48. five = θəwwə /thoh-wuh/ 
  49. star = θəwwəw /thoh-woh/ 
  50. day = θəy /thoy/ homonym and homophone with sky
  51. sky = θəy /thoy/  homonym and homophone with day
  52. black = θəywəw /thoy-woh/
  53. she = θə /thuh/
  54. thin = θəm /thuhm/
  55. sleep = θəmməθ /thuhm-mohth/
  56. fear = θəməw /thuhm-oh/
  57. sand = θəmθ /thuhmth/ homonym and homophone with stand
  58. stand = θəmθ /thuhmth/ homonym and homophone with sand
  59. some = θəmə /thuh-muh/
  60. dog = θəməm /thuh-muhm/
  61. left = θəməθθəw /thuh-muhth-thoh/
  62. sing = θəmyə /thuhm-yuh/ homonym and homophone with tongue
  63. tongue = θəmyə /thuhm-yuh/ homonym and homophone with sing
  64. blood = θəmyəm /thuhm-yuhm/
  65. four = θəəw /thuh-oh/ homonym and homophone with tail
  66. tail = θəəw /thuh-oh/ homonym and homophone with four
  67. stick = θəθθ /thuhth/ homophone with that
  68. that = θəθ /thuhth/ homophone with stick
  69. dust = θəθə /thuhth-uh/
  70. father = θəθəw /thuhth-oh/ 
  71. right = θəθθəw /thuhth-thoh/
  72. thick = θəθə /thuh-thuh/ 
  73. far = θəθθəmθ /thuhth-thuhmth/
  74. skin = θəθəm /thuh-thuhm/
  75. fish = θəθəθ /thuh-thuth/
  76. tie = θəə /thuh-uh/
  77. seed = θəəθ /thuh-uhth/
  78. there = θəwə /thuh-wuh/ 
  79. suck = θəwəm /thuh-wuhm/ 
  80. split = θəwəθ /thuh-wuhth/
  81. know = θəyəw /thuh-yoh/
  82. short = θəyəwθ /thuh-yohth/ 
  83. they = θəyə /thuh-yuh/
  84. think = θəyəθ /thuh-yuhth/
  85. dig = θəyəə /thuh-yuh-uh/ 
  86. swell = θwəww /thwoh/ homophone with throw
  87. throw = θwəw /thwoh/ homophone with swell
  88. dry = θwəy /thwoy/
  89. straight = θwəyθ /thwoyth/
  90. two = θwə /thwuh/
  91. swim = θwəm /thwuhm/
  92. drink = θwəmθ /thwuhmth/
  93. neck = θwəθ /thwuhth/
  94. squeeze = θwəəθə /thwuh-uh-thuh/
  95. cut = θwəθə /thwuh-thuh/
  96. scratch = θwəθyə /thwuhth-yuh/
  97. three = θwəə /thwuh-uh/ homonym and homophone with tree
  98. tree = θwəə /thwuh-uh/ homonym and homophone with three
  99. breast = θwəəθ /thwuh-uhth/
  100. one = əm /uhm/
  101. year = əmməəw /uhm-muh-oh/ 
  102. in = əmθəθ /uhm-thuhth/
  103. animal = əməməw /uhm-uhm-oh/ 
  104. with = əmwəθəw /uhm-wuh-thoh/
  105. breathe = əmyəw /uhm-yoh/
  106. ear = əəw /uh-oh/
  107. ice = əθ /uhth/ homonym and homophone with it
  108. it = əθ /uhth/ homonym and homophone with ice
  109. other = əθəw /uh-thoh/
  110. ashes = əθəθ /uhth-uhth/
  111. bone = əθəə /uhth-uh-uh/ 
  112. hear = əθyəw /uhth-yoh/
  113. eat = əəθ /uh-uhth/
  114. bad = əwəw /uh-woh/
  115. bird = əwəəm /uh-wuh-uhm/
  116. I = əyə /uh-yuh/ homonym and homophone with eye
  117. eye = əyə /uh-yuh/ homonym and homophone with
  118. fall = wəww /woh/ homophone with laugh; homonym and homophone with pull
  119. laugh = wəw /woh/ homophone with fall and pull
  120. pull = wəww /woh/ homophone with laugh; homonym and homophone with fall
  121. worm = wəwm /wohm/
  122. fire = wəwəw /woh-oh/ homonym and homophone with liver
  123. liver = wəwəw /woh-oh/ homonym and homophone with fire
  124. flower = wəwəwəw /woh-oh-oh/ or /wuh-wuh-woh/
  125. bark = wəwθ /wohth/ homonym and homophone with road
  126. road = wəwθ /wohth/ homonym and homophone with bark 
  127. because = wəwθəm /woh-thuhm/
  128. rope = wəwə /woh-uh/
  129. forest = wəwəθ /woh-uhth/
  130. full = wəwwəəw /woh-wuhth/
  131. big = wəwyə /woh-yuh/
  132. fight = wəwyəθ /woh-yuhth/
  133. fog = wəy /woy/
  134. round = wəymθ /woymth/
  135. white = wəyθ /woyth/ 
  136. cold = wəyθəm /woy-thuhm/
  137. red = wəyəθ /woy-uhth/
  138. warm = wəywəwm /woy-wohm/
  139. we = wə /wuh/ 
  140. wind = wəmθ /wuhmth/
  141. belly = wəmə /wuhm-uh/ homonym with moon
  142. moon = wəmə /wuh-muh/ homonym with belly
  143. woman = wəməm /wuh-muhm/ 
  144. vomit = wəməθ /wuh-muhth/
  145. fingernail = wəmyəwməw /wuhm-yoh-moh/
  146. long = wəmyə /wuhm-yuh/
  147. wing = wəmyəθ /wuhm-yuhth/
  148. leaf = wəəw /wuh-oh/
  149. louse = wəəwθ /wuh-ohth/  
  150. fat (n.) = wəθ /wuhth/ homophone with push and sit
  151. push = wəθθ /wuhth/ homophone with fat; homonym and homophone with sit
  152. sit = wəθθ /wuhth/ homophone with fat; homonym and homophone with push
  153. feather = wəθəw /wuh-thoh/ homonym and homophone with water
  154. water = wəθəw /wuh-thoh/ homonym and homophone with feather
  155. back = wəθəwəəw /wuh-thoh-uh-oh/
  156. say = wəθəwəθ /wuh-thoh-uhth/
  157. wide = wəθə /wuhth-uh/ homonym with wife
  158. wife = wəθə /wuh-thuh/ homonym with wide
  159. rotten = wəθθəm /wuh-thuhm/
  160. see = wəθyəw /wuhth-yoh/ 
  161. wash = wəθyə /wuhth-yuh/
  162. rub = wəθyəm /wuhth-yuhm/
  163. lie = wəə /wuh-uh/
  164. rain = wəəm /wuh-uhm/
  165. foot = wəəθ /wuh-uhth/ homonym and homophone with root
  166. root = wəəθ /wuh-uhth/ homonym and homophone with foot
  167. flow = wəwəw /wuh-woh/ homonym and homophone with river
  168. river = wəwəw /wuh-woh/ homonym and homophone with flow
  169. live = wəwə /wuh-wuh/ 
  170. wipe = wəwəəm /wuh-wuh-uhm/
  171. float = wəwəəθ /wuh-wuh-uhth/ homonym and homophone with fruit
  172. fruit = wəwəəθ /wuh-wuh-uhth/ homonym and homophone with float
  173. freeze = wəwəəθə /wuh-wuh-uh-thuh/
  174. fly (v.) = wəwəyə /wuh-wuh-yuh/ homonym and homophone with play
  175. play = wəwəyə /wuh-wuh-yuh/ homonym and homophone with fly
  176. lake = wəyə /wuh-yuh/ homonym and homophone with who
  177. who = wəyə /wuh-yuh/ homonym and homophone with lake
  178. leg = wəyəθ /wuh-yuhth/
  179. when = wəyəm /wuh-yuhm/ 
  180. what = wəyəθ /wuh-yuhth/
  181. where = wəyəwə /wuh-yuh-wuh/
  182. how = yəw /yoh/
  183. horn = yəwm /yohm/
  184. hold = yəwθ /yohth/
  185. green = yəwəəm /yoh-uh-uhm/
  186. correct = yəwwəyθ /yoh-woyth/
  187. give = yəwə /yoh-wuh/
  188. he = yə /yuh/ 
  189. hand = yəmθ /yuhmth/
  190. knee = yəməə /yuh-muh-uh/
  191. Man (human being) = yəməm /yuh-muhm/
  192. hair = yəəw /yuh-oh/
  193. heart = yəəwθ /yuh-ohth/
  194. head = yəθ /yuhth/ homonym and homophone with this
  195. this = yəθ /yuhth/ homonym and homophone with head
  196. man (adult male) = yəθməm /yuhth-muhm/  
  197. hit = yəθ /yuhth/ homophone with guts
  198. guts = yəθθ /yuhth/ homophone with hit
  199. blow = yəθəw /yuh-thoh/
  200. stone = yəθθəwθ /yuhth-thohth/
  201. husband = yəθwəmθ /yuhth-wuhmth/
  202. you (singular) = yəə /yuh-uh/
  203. you (plural) = yəə əww /yuh-uh oh/ for three or more
  204. good = yəəθ /yuh-uhth/
  205. you (plural) = yəə θwə /yuh-uh thwuh/ for two
  206. yellow = yəwəw /yuh-woh/
  207. here = yəwə /yuh-wuh/
  208. grass = yəwəθ /yuh-wuhth/
  209. heavy = yəwəyə /yuh-wuh-yuh/
  210. walk = yəyə /yuh-yuh/
DeRamosh is obviously a work in progress.

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