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Ethymologie- &-Re: Sally's survey

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Friday, March 21, 2003, 20:42
en mem0 dii 2003:03:20 04:42:16 g0zen/AM, Yitzik (isaacp@UKR.NET) graeffii:

--- my favourite Cantonese greeting (other than the ultra-familiar "So you have not died yet?" - only used amongst dear friends &/or long-time enemies): _Sik joh faan mei aa?_ [" Have you eaten ? "] :) my conlang ---> g0miileg0 = Paex! another conlang idea of mine . . . ZosKaoSLinguaFracas: ¡AO KAOS! [formal: "Hail Chaos!/Heil Kaos!" on meeting or in lettres, etc.] AoM: :Ur --- [informal greeting/salutation] :Ur --- [to call attention & on the telephone] natlang pidgins & creoles of Oceania --- Bislama (Vanuatu) : Halo! Solomon Islands Pijin: Halo! Tok Pisin (Papua NiuGini): Gude. Yumpla Tok (Torres Strait): Maiem. Kriol (Northern Territory, Australia) - use of Aboriginal "skin-names" - European-style names or public, non-secret names - ... or familiar Aboriginal relationship terms... are used as greetings {{ Neat-0!! }} Interlingua (IAL): Bon die! [on meeting] Salute! [on meeting (_Salutar!_ is "Hail!/Heil!"] Holla! [to call attention & on the telephone] Vide! [to express surprise] Glosa (IAL): Saluta!
>A question for those who work upon a posteriori languages. Do you make >ethymologies and proto-forms for your words public, or prefer to keep them >in your private notes, demonstrating only the final product?
Eye en-joy - naye! Aye, Eye re-Joyce ein "showeing of{f}" thee hairsuity _semenal_ "radi-call roots" ov me pos(t)er posterior-i MangaLang-BangaLang-ConLang, _g0miileg0 _!!!! ;) ::MaDSCieNCe BuRNiN'Ly WiCK'Dt LiNGuaMaNGaLeR g00g01gigg1abyte:: "One thing foreigners, computers, and poets have in common is that they make unexpected linguistic associations." --- Jasia Reichardt "There is no reason for the poet to be limited to words, and in fact the poet is most poetic when inventing languages. Hence the concept of the poet as 'language designer'." --- O. B. Hardison, Jr. ============================== en mem0 dii 2003:03:20 06:13:58 g0zen, joerg_rhiemeier@WEB.DE graeffii:
>I like a balanced mix of the familiar and the exotic.
Same here... BUT make that a _dynamic flux-mix of the familiar and the exotic_....a la otstraneniye/Verfremdungseffekt/datsuzoku... Hanuman Zhang, MangaLanger Language[s] change[s]: vowels shift, phonologies crash-&-burn, grammars leak, morpho-syntactics implode, lexico-semantics mutate, lexicons explode, orthographies reform, typographies blip-&-beep, slang flashes, stylistics warp... linguistic (R)evolutions mark each-&-every quantum leap... "Some Languages Are Crushed to Powder but Rise Again as New Ones" - title of a chapter on pidgins and creoles, John McWhorter, _The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language_ = ! gw3rra leg0set kaka! ! riis3rva, saIlva, riikuu, sk0pa-g0mii aen riizijkl0! = (Fight Linguistic Waste! Save, Salvage, Recover, Scavenge and Recycle!)


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