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The Leipzig-Jakarta word list has been added!

Preliminary support for the Leipzig-Jakarta list is up. This list is similar to the Swadesh list but is based on emprical data from WOLD, not intuition.

Pinned: 2018-04-13 18:05

Word list CSV improved

It used to be that there was lots of extraneous b''s and " in the CSV generated for all the various word lists, those are gone now.

Pinned: 2018-04-13 17:51

2018-04-20 09:24 New translation of "I can eat glass" into Klingon by marvelousbecca

'al'on vISoplaH. muQIHbe'.

'al'on
glass.material
vI-Sop-laH
1SG>3SG-eat-can
mu-QIH-be'
3>1SG-damage-NEG

I can eat glass, it does not hurt me.

2018-04-19 16:01 New translation of "1HGT: #4" into Interlingua Romanica by marvelousbecca

Nos le damos le pomo.

nos
PRO.1PL.NOM
le
PRO.3SG.DAT
d-amos
give-1PL.PRSNT
le
DEF.MASC.SG
pomo
apple

We give him the apple.

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