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Log of recent changes in the gjâ-zym-byn site

As this is a history log file, I don't necessarily update the older links in this document when material is moved around or gets deleted.

20 December 2015
13 December 2015
15 March 2014, 12:00pm EDT
15 March 2014, 1:00am EDT
  • 2 March 2014
    • Added Translation Relay 18 text
    • Added links to podcasts and articles about gjâ-zym-byn to the main page
    • Typo corrections in syntax and derivational morphology documents
    • Lexicon updates
    20 April 2012
    • Added words and example sentences to the lexicon; there are now 4027 entries, with 6% coverage of example sentences
    10 March 2012
    9 March 2012
    29 February 2012
    • Fix broken links and missing /o/ in phoneme chart pointed out by Alex Fink.
    • A few more lexicon entries and example sentences
    28 February 2012
    • Lexicon updates, including formatting fixes, 42 new entries, and a few more example sentences
    27 February 2012
    • Added an IPA chart to the phonology document
    • Started adding example sentences to the lexicon (only about 4% of entries have example sentences so far, 156 out of 3849)
    • Rewrote and expanded the section of the syntax document on modifiers, including new material on attribution and predication and better cross-referencing to the relevant sections of the derivational morphology document
    • Expanded the section of the syntax document on non-math use of math conjunctions, with examples of {se} "minus/except", {ðe} "divided by/contrasted with", and {zej} "range of numbers/qualities"
    • Added material on second- and third-person time reference to the section of the semantics document on subjective and objective time
    • Miscellaneous edits and correctons to the syntax document
    28 August 2011
    27 April 2011
    20 April 2011
    24 September 2010
    21 September 2010
    • Fixed some broken links pointed out by Philip Newton
    • Add words to lexicon, including ŝĭ and various words derived from it (milestone: the lexicon now has 3600 entries)
    • Added more material to the unfinished story {fru ķĭn-tla-šam}
    18 September 2010
    19 May 2010
    14 May 2010
    13 May 2010
    11 May 2010
    10 May 2010
    • New essay, "Does gjâ-zym-byn violate linguistic universals?"
    • Rewrite introduction on main page, and reorganize table of contents
    • Lexicon updates, including terms for more punctuation marks, types of data structure, and some professions
    • Fix a defect in flashcard.pl's slideshow mode
    • Fixes to other scripts including gen-glossed-doc-frameset.pl
    • New script, htmlize-with-tables-and-interlinear-glosses.pl — a rewrite with new features of htmlize-by-para-with-tables.awk
    7 May 2010
    • Formatting fixes
    6 May 2010
    4 May 2010
    • Lexicon updates, including words and phrases coined by Lars Finsen, Puey McCleary, and Matthew Turnbull
    • Add section on counting to the semantics document
    • Minor edits to the phonology document on allophony, sandhi and orthography
    • Minor edits to the introduction of the grammar document
    • Reformat main page and split Esperanto version into a separate page
    25 June 2009
    Add link to Brett Williams' gzb photostream to the main page
    20 June 2009
    • Fixed broken links to old relay texts; added link to LCC3 relay text
    • Added information on gzb mailing list to main page, and updated information about study of conlangers fluent in their own conlangs
    • A few updates and corrections to the phonology document, including links to images of gzb's handwritten script
    • Greatly expanded the section on information questions in the grammar document
    • Lexicon updates
    6 December 2008
    4 December 2008
    22 November 2008
    Added Translation Relay 16 text
    25 August 2008
    Add notes on plant metonymy and on subjective/objective time-words to the Semantics document
    22 August 2008
    Updates to stress and allophony sections of the Phonology document
    9 August 2008
  • More examples in the serial postpositions section of the grammar
    6 August 2008
    • Extensive edits and additions to the history essay, including more on the Wikipedia deletion debate, history of modifications to the grammar, notes on what parts of the phonology and grammar I'm currently using fluently or not yet fluent in, and common mistakes I still make
    • A few corrections and additions to the grammar document, especially the introduction (index of synthesis, clarify use of the terms "subject" and "object" for gzb), and a new section on ditransitive verbs
    • More about use of various suffixes with mental state stems
    • Added links to 2006-2007 CONLANG posts about gzb to the main index document
    3 August 2008
    2 August 2008
    • Fix semi-broken links to recently moved main conlang page
    • More on derivations from number-roots, esp. the newish suffix {-saw} and additional notes on uses of {-pa} and {-bô}
    • Miscellaneous minor corrections (formatting and wording) in the grammar and semantics documents, and a couple of new sample sentences
    • Phonology updates re: allophony and stress
    • Lexicon updates
    • A few minor updates to the history of the language
    12 March 2008
    • Added section on definiteness to the grammar document
    • Added section on love and friendship to the semantics document
    • Lexicon updates
    • Added scripts.zip and rdb.zip since Bellsouth no longer allows my site to serve .pl, .awk, or .rdb files as plain text
    3 March 2008 (Tenth anniversary of gzb)
    Updated the history essay, made various minor improvements to the grammar and semantics documents, and added words to lexicon.
    Updated the main page with links to translation relay texts
    27 February 2008
    Added words to lexicon.
    Added sections on kinship terms and words for new, young and old to the semantics document.
    25 February 2008
    Added words to lexicon.
    Added notes on attitudinal use of {-pôm} to the grammar document
    Miscellaneous formatting improvements to various example sentences in semantics document
    19 April 2007
    Improved lexicon with internal cross-reference links
    18 April 2007
    • Added Babel text and new version of the dialogues from Luke chapter 20, with every word or morpheme hyperlinked to its lexicon entry
    • Added autogenerated entries for all remaining spacetime postpositions to the lexicon
    4 April 2007
    • Grammar: added sections on qualifier and quantifier particles, and added {belm} (the irony or sarcasm marker) to the logic clitics section, along with 20+ example sentences
    • Phonology & Writing: more details on phonotactic constraints and more examples of affricate lenition
    28 March 2007
    Grammar: added better documentation of conjunctions, serial verbs, serial postpositions, usage of certain postpostions, directional adverbs, subject attraction, and experiencer participles; also a few formatting and wording fixes to existing material
    18 March 2007
    • Updated Phonology & Writing with more notes on allophony (lenition of affricates after nasal consonants) and shorthand-development of handwritten script
    • Miscellaneous lexicon updates
    10 March 2007
    Grammar document: added example of {mǒn ... mǒj} structure. Miscellaneous minor corrections and broken link fixes.
    Miscellaneous lexicon updates
    July 2006
    Miscellaneous grammar document and lexicon updates
    Added material to history essay
    28 March 2006
    Added two dialogues from Luke 20:20-40
    17 March 2006
    Minor grammar document updates
    Added text from Translation Relay 13
    9 February 2006
    Corrected some typos in the phonology document
    8 February 2006
    Corrected some errors in the grammar document; improved the formatting of many sample sentences
    Added a section on the clausal conjunction {ðǒŋ}, and made other improvements to the section on subordinate clauses
    Added section on subject pronoun incorporation
    Updated the lexicon
    8 December 2005
    Major update of phonology document, adding IPA and CXS transcriptions for all phonemes, more detailed notes on diphthongs and coarticulated semivowels, samples of syllable forms not represented before
    Major update of semantics document, specifically the section on suffixes (added notes on {-ra}, {-hô}, {-ĵam}, {-kar}, {-ĝa}, {-ŋa}, {-pôm}, and {-baw})
    Update of grammar document, adding section on evidentiality adverbs derived with {-pôm}
    Corrections to Ave Maria
    2 December 2005
    Added translated text with gloss, Danti and the Donkey
    30 November 2005
    Added translation of Ave Maria with gloss

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