|From:||Jonathan Chang <zhang2323@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, September 10, 2000, 20:04|
In a message dated 2000:09:10 12:56:34 PM, robert@APEXWOOD.COM writes:
>I'm not a linguist but I am tring to create a language and I was
>> wondering if there was a min. number of noun cases needed in a language
>> to keep it clear. is it better to have more or less affix cases etc.
Pidgin, creole and many isolating/analytical languages do without case
"It would be ironic if the answer to Babel
were pidgin and not Pentecost."
- George Steiner, _After Babel:
Aspects of Language & Translation_