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[Accepted] Siik'Tau - A language for cool cats and just about everybody else.

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Type (Species/Company/History/Other): Language!


Relevant Dates: 2420-Onward


Basic Description: A macaronic language based on Tau Ceti Basic and verbal Siik elements. Available for everybody, unable to be spoken by dionaea or unathi.


Long Description: A result of integration, Siik'Tau is a macaronic language combining basic verbal elements of traditional Siik dialects and mixed with elements of Tau Ceti Basic. Birthed in the Tau Ceti as a result of a fleeing Tajara populace, the initial difficulties with Tau Ceti Basic were supplemented with their typical Siik vocabulary, creating a more easily understood language by Tajara and non-Tajara alike. Due to the nature of the siik elements, understanding is possible for the dionaea species and unathi, but speaking these elements is near impossible due to pitches required as well as certain mora in the linguistics itself.


Characteristics to the language itself are hindered and slurred, the combination of the similar elements of both languages not outright perfect and creating an almost drunken aspect that manifests in the typical speech patterns present, much like typical Siik when relayed over the radio as well as due to the loss of the minor non-verbal characteristics to the language itself.


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Bump, I endorse this and supported it when Meowy pitched it to me. It's an interesting way for human culture to seep into Tajaran culture, and I can already see the joys of slandering Tajara who speak it as traitors.

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This is the best idea. The greatest. I've seen many ideas in my day but this, this is one of the best.

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I can see it originating from District Six in Mendell, but a blend of the two languages so the immigrants can integrate better

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I can see it originating from District Six in Mendell, but a blend of the two languages so the immigrants can integrate better

 

That's essentially what it is.

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It works by taking a random word of the sentence, and making it Tau Ceti, and doing another random work, and making it Siik. As far as I'm aware, anyway. I've used it and seen it used, and that's how it seems to be.

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Does knowing Siik'Tau make it so a Basic-speaking character can understand a few words of pure Siik in-game, also?

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Other languages don't get a free human equivalent that lets everyone listen in on their conversations, I don't see why Taj should

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Tajara take up a large portion of one of the districts of Mendel. It was even dubbed unofficially as 'Little Adhomai'. It makes a bit of sense. It also doesn't give a full understanding, only very minimally. Besides, this was a request. People didn't request other languages, it's unfair to go 'Well here's one lets wait for six others before making it a thing if it's a neat idea.'

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Other languages don't get a free human equivalent that lets everyone listen in on their conversations, I don't see why Taj should

 

Is that a result of the languages not being conceptualized, or outright denial?


Did people go, "I don't see why that guy can roll his materials, while we carry ours" when the wheel was invented?

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Siik'tau can only help you understand 20% of siik'maas at all, and can't help understand any other tajaran language.

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This was accepted, locking and archiving.

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