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<a href="/en/translator/100wka" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1547372">100wka</a>
Joined: 10.09.2022
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<a href="/en/translator/radixice" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1179431">RadixIce</a>
Joined: 21.06.2013

Hello,

I'm keeping tracks of Old Azeri and Old Turkic, as I told you if you can provide us with the lyrics of 3 songs in those languages separately, then we can give them their own entries. For Old Turkic, only one more song and for the others 2 more songs.

As for Old Anatolian Turkish, it's fine to have it as Turkish (Anatolian dialects).

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<a href="/en/translator/100wka" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1547372">100wka</a>
Joined: 10.09.2022

Okay, just wanted to make sure it's being noted somewhere Regular smile

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<a href="/en/translator/jester-jinx" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1548812">Jester Jinx</a>
Joined: 28.09.2022

Can fictional languages count?

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<a href="/en/translator/haeksak" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1380767">haeksak</a>
Joined: 04.05.2018

iirc they have to be notable to some degree... i think it was written in some rules somewhere... but they would allow something like Esperanto for example? since many people actually write songs in that language. if it's a one-off language for one song it's not allowed iirc

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<a href="/en/translator/aussieminecrafter" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1508735">AussieMinecrafter</a>
Joined: 30.07.2021
Jester Jinx wrote:

Can fictional languages count?

What do you mean by fictional? Notable constructed languages are allowed, we have heaps of Esperanto translations and some translations into other constructed languages too, such as Toki Pona, High Valyrian, Ido, Interlingua, Interlingue, Interslavic, Proto-Indo-European, Proto-Norse, etc. For languages that are entirely fictional, only the very notable ones are allowed (e.g Klingon, Common and Dragon), but nevertheless we don't have much content in them due to the limited number of speakers.

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<a href="/en/translator/jester-jinx" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1548812">Jester Jinx</a>
Joined: 28.09.2022

ah i see. so for example, inkling wouldn't be allowed even if there are official translations to the songs?

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<a href="/en/translator/alma-barroca" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1110108">Alma Barroca</a>
Joined: 05.04.2012

No, we ask users to provide substantial information about the background of the languages - regardless of notoriety. If someone creates a conlang and doesn't make resources (grammars, dictionaries, etc.) avaliable for others to understand it, it likely won't be either accepted or added to the lists. We had users who created conlangs for themselves only, as knowledge of them was limited to users only, we removed all translations.

For instance, this song I added has parts in a conlang. But the author never expanded the meaning, so 'Constructed language' will remain as the language.
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/voldemars-petersons-lyrics.html-0

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<a href="/en/translator/jester-jinx" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1548812">Jester Jinx</a>
Joined: 28.09.2022

Ahhh i see okay thanks

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<a href="/en/translator/t%C3%BAskaal-hjakhi%C3%B3n" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1547576">Túskaal Hjakhión</a>
Joined: 13.09.2022

So I can't translate songs into Túskaal?

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<a href="/en/translator/alma-barroca" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1110108">Alma Barroca</a>
Joined: 05.04.2012

Are there resources for learning this language available for the great public or is its knowledge restricted to a specific someone? Google only gave me 4 results, all of which are from LT and your own profile - so I am afraid you won't be allowed to do that.

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<a href="/en/translator/encantoes" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1548316">Encantoes</a>
Joined: 22.09.2022

Can the "languages" Dog and Cat count???

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<a href="/en/translator/100wka" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1547372">100wka</a>
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<a href="/en/translator/alma-barroca" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1110108">Alma Barroca</a>
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Hmmm... Which exactly are these?

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<a href="/en/translator/radixice" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1179431">RadixIce</a>
Joined: 21.06.2013

Thanks, I’ve forwarded it to the admins.

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<a href="/en/translator/radixice" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1179431">RadixIce</a>
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Old turkic added.