Artificial Language - Testing Your Logical Reasoning Skills

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First, you will be given a list of three "nonsense" words and their English word meanings. The question(s) that follow will ask you to reverse the process and translate an English word into the artificial language.

Here are some words translated from an artificial language.

dionot means oak tree

blyonot means oak leaf

blycrin means maple leaf

Which word could mean "maple syrup"?

A. blymuth
B. hupponot
C. patricrin
D. crinweel

Explanation:

In this language, the adjective follows the noun. From dionot and blyonot, you can determine that 'onot' means oak. From blyonot and blycrin, you can determine that bly means leaf. Therefore, crin means maple. Because the adjective maple comes after the noun, patricrin is the only possible choice.

Here are some words translated from an artificial language.

tamceno means sky blue

cenorax means blue cheese

aplmitl means star bright

Which word could mean "bright sky"?

A. cenotam
B. mitltam
C. raxmitl
D. aplceno

Explanation:

Tam means sky; ceno means blue; rax means cheese; apl means star; and mitl means bright. So, mitltam means bright sky.

Here are some words translated from an artificial language.

gemolinea means fair warning

gerimitu means report card

gilageri means weather report

Which word could mean "fair weather"?

A. gemogila
B. gerigeme
C. gemomitu
D. gerimita

Explanation:

Gemo means fair; linea means warning; geri means report;mitumeans card; and gilameans weather. Thus, gemogila is the correct choice.

Here are some words translated from an artificial language.

slar means jump

slary means jumping

slarend means jumped

Which word could mean "playing"?

A. clargslarend
B. clargy
C. ellaclarg
D. slarmont

Explanation:

According to this language, slar means jump. The suffix "ing" is represented by "y". Since choice b is the only one that ends in the letter y, this is the only possible option.

Here are some words translated from an artificial language.

jalkamofti means happy birthday

moftihoze means birthday party

mentogunn means goodness

Which word could mean "happiness"?

A. jalkagunn
B. mentohoze
C. moftihoze
D. hozemento

Explanation:

Jalka means happy;moftimeans birthday; hoze means party; mento means good; and gunn means the suffix "ness". We know the answer must include the suffix "ness". The only choice that uses that suffix is choice a.

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