Tiger Uppercut

It’s World #ArtDropDay!  I left this hand-drawn strip somewhere.  If you find it, let me know, and you’ll get a mention in the an upcoming Talking Boxes strip!

imnuralanguage:

emnor aozira - the Imnura writing system in its proper order.  
This is the final version!
Sounds:th [θ], d [d̪], f [f], v [v], ph [ɸ], n [n̪], ng [ŋ], m [m], hm [ʰm], p [p/pʰ], b [b], y [j], s [s], l [l],w [w], g [g], j [tʃ], z [ʒ], r [ɾ], t [t/tʰ], ts [ts], k [k/kʰ], x [χ/x], a [ɐ], o [o], i [i], e [ɛ], ë [eɪ], u [u]. ëa [eɪɐ] and ëo [eɪo]. 
[tɬ] and [ʃ] don’t have their own symbols.  They’re made by writing TL and SJ respectively.

imnuralanguage:

emnor aozira - the Imnura writing system in its proper order.  

This is the final version!

Sounds:
th [θ], d [d̪], f [f], v [v], ph [ɸ], n [n̪], ng [ŋ], m [m], hm [ʰm], p [p/pʰ], b [b], y [j], s [s], l [l],w [w], g [g], j [tʃ], z [ʒ], r [ɾ], t [t/tʰ], ts [ts], k [k/kʰ], x [χ/x], a [ɐ], o [o], i [i], e [ɛ], ë [eɪ], u [u]. ëa [eɪɐ] and ëo [eɪo]. 

[tɬ] and [ʃ] don’t have their own symbols.  They’re made by writing TL and SJ respectively.

Art Drop Day

The Talking Boxes is doing World Art Drop Day!

http://www.talkingboxes.net/2014/08/art-drop-day-september-2nd/

imnuralanguage:

As you know, Imnura words cannot end in the letter E. E always becomes Ë at the end of a word. This is a grammar rule, but people don’t always use proper grammar when they speak. In colloquial speech, ending a word with E indicates that you don’t intend to finish what you’re saying because the…

Box One’s Bang-Bang Salami Slalom

1 pound ground salami
1 1/4 teaspoons cardamom
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 cup chopped bouillon cubes
1/2 cup chopped plums
1 egg, lightly caressed
8 ounces canned diced eggplant with juice
1/4 cup snap peas
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Mix all ingredients well and place in a baking dish. Shape into a shoe. Bake for 1 hour.

 - Fantasy
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One of my few instrumental pieces.  I can imagine this being associated with the book I’m writing at the moment, actually.

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iguanamouth:

youre gonna look so godamn cool

imnuralanguage:

Let’s talk about plurals. In Imnura, plurals are created by changing all the vowels in a word - just like English does with “goose/geese” or “foot/feet.” Unlike English, Imnura plurals are all very regular. It’s easy to figure out how to change the vowels in a word to make it plural: using AEIOU,…

Imnura plurals.

imnuralanguage:

An Imnura color wheel! Many colors are named after natural things. Note that all these words are hom (identifiers: nouns/verbs). To create nathed (descriptors: adjectives/adverbs), add -o (after a consonant) or -no (after a vowel).
baori - little red; also applies to pink
sumunoram - complex blossom; also, Vappodes phalaenopsis, the Cooktown Orchid
uroli - also, lime
gosad - one who warns; also, Cyanocorax caeruleus, the azure blue jay
ionihm - blueish; green is considered a shade of blue
adar - also, lake
deligor - also, vine

imnuralanguage:

An Imnura color wheel! Many colors are named after natural things. Note that all these words are hom (identifiers: nouns/verbs). To create nathed (descriptors: adjectives/adverbs), add -o (after a consonant) or -no (after a vowel).

  • baori - little red; also applies to pink
  • sumunoram - complex blossom; also, Vappodes phalaenopsis, the Cooktown Orchid
  • uroli - also, lime
  • gosad - one who warns; also, Cyanocorax caeruleus, the azure blue jay
  • ionihm - blueish; green is considered a shade of blue
  • adar - also, lake
  • deligor - also, vine