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/h8s/ - H8SPEECH

an 8ch conlang


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e34e9e No.54[Reply]

When beginning a project as large as a conlang, it is important to set out your goals before hand, especially if it is a group/crowd activity.

Before we continue discussing specifics, we need to establish and preserve our goals and intentions for H8Speech at a high level. There have already been several disagreements about specifics that stem from a disagreement about what our general goal are/should be.

This thread is for discussing and coming to a general agreement on what those goals should be.

I have identified the topics below as ones needing discussion. I think we should hold off discussing any more specifics until we have at least these sorted out, but there may be more we need to discuss.

>In broadly, is the goal of H8speech to make a language that is reflective of 8chan's culture and cultural perception, or one that can be adopted and used by people on 8chan? These may not necessarily be exclusive to one another (at least not all the time), but I believe one needs to be defined as a primary goal, because it appears that they are conflicting as things are now. Both may be deemed equally important, or both important to in different ammounts, and if so that will have a strong effect on how specifics are planned.

>If being reflective of 8chan is considered to be important to any extent, what does that entail? There seems to be agreement that a perception of harshness is important, but there is little agreement about anything else. Are barriers to entry inherent to being reflective of 8chan? Are complexity, irregularity, difficulty, and/or incomprehensibility important to being reflective of 8chan? Is being different and alien an integral part of 8chan? Are specific emotions or ideas like hatred or politics inherent to 8chan?

>To what degree should we use opportunities to make jokes or be offensive in the language, that is, to weave memes into it? Does this take precedence over being reflective of 8chan or being easily adoptable?

>Evoking real languages and cultures is a powerful tool for giving a conlang a certain flavor. To what degree should H8speech draw from real world langauges in order to evoke them, and which ones (if any)? For example the phonologPost too long. Click here to view the full text.

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2ff92c No.316


I like more a syllabic system, but what you said about single phoneme words sounds good. Perhaps a system which uses syllables but permits single phonemes.

About the creak, I explained that I think that using a death growl, instead of it sounds better to me because it is not only harsher but the difference between a growled and normal vowel or word is much more notorious.

About stress, I think that it should be used as in Spanish. Your idea if reverse tonal stress sounds really good and I like it.

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a6fa6e No.280[Reply]

Here's something that I think everyone can enjoy. Duolingo is free.

There's also a good Klingon audio book on Audible, for pronunciation practice! If you get a trial of audible, you get 1 book for free. So this could be the one. You can cancel your audible subscription, without paying a dime. Of course, there are many other audio books you could get.

I think Klingon, though not quite a H8speech in truth, could probably wind up on the SPLC's radar as "white supremacist," given adequate autism.

inb4 made by a kike. I fugging know.

a6fa6e No.281

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Pic related. Klingons = white supremacists, according to the creators. keks

e3ea53 No.283

Klin ? Klong?

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1d467c No.106[Reply]

So how are we gonna handle creating vocabulary? Are we just gonna pull random phonemes from a hat and smack them together, or…?

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7dcd05 No.246


Ok I want in lol

c4c2cf No.249


Then read up on how langauges work and start posing in the threads. It's a democracy here, anybody's suggestions might make it in.

Here's some beginner linguistical videos



4158f8 No.250



We're still on 8chan, y'know !

f4286d No.261


depending on how serious you are, oera linda works for style points

20bdef No.270

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154d22 No.257[Reply]

I claim this board in the name of /pol/


cce368 No.258

gas yourself

318e8c No.259

This board has nothing to do with /pol/ (or slightly) nor /letfypol/

ce7244 No.260

Obviously not from /pol/. No /pol/ack would call himself /pol/yp nor capitalize a board name.

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3346c1 No.1[Reply]

firsd for benis XDDD

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73e6d7 No.203


You absolute madman, it would have taken you 10 minutes with a script.

1ae859 No.211


Fucking come back, fucker! Don't you see this board is dead. Help us

4c62e0 No.213


idk man. English has 24 consonants and 27 vowels (counting diphthongs, rhotics and reduced vowels separately), this has 31 consonants and 8 vowels, similar to say Albanian with 29 consonants and 7 vowels.

4c62e0 No.214

also I see you got your board featured, maybe someone else comes in who'll help this out

d893fc No.228

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> In Newspeak the abbreviations are probably intended to lower the required amount of words to limit vocabulary and thus thought.

That's why Orwell liked using it in Nineteen Eighty Four.

It doesn't take much thought to say something like "Oldthinkers unbellyfeel Ingsoc." or "Monthly chocorat increased 15% from 20%"

Of course, one of the hallmarks of Newspeak is the ability to doublespeak and doublethink, something I feel H8Speech should avoid.

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d5a0e6 No.216[Reply]

Should we have /c ɟ/? A rolled R? Schwa (that's the "uh" sound)? Glottal stop (the catch in your throat when you say uh-oh)? I say we take some inspiration from Burmese.

Pic unrelated.

91e81e No.222

We already talked about that in the sticky thread

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0cc6e0 No.78[Reply]

This thread is for educating people who want to participate but don't know enough about linguistics, and for posting resources for them to use to teach themselves.

If you are one of those people post your questions ITT.

Pic related is a language creation guide I made for /tg/.

8888a1 No.86

These are the less cancerous video about phonology and phonetics I found: https://m.youtube.com/watch?t=629s&v=elFOQnWr5Co


If someone has better, post it ,please.

8919e9 No.195

File: a7939d53a8746ad⋯.pdf (65.56 KB, Batpone_Dictionary(1).pdf)


Im stealing this document for application to my bat pony langauge

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