Re: R: Re: Who's in Ill Bethisad anyway?
|From:||Robert Hailman <robert@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, April 1, 2001, 21:39|
> Robert wrote:
> > I've got a Germanic Soundshift Language in the works, I mentioned it
> > briefly on Conculture yesterday. I worked on it for pretty much all of
> > today, but I won't get a change to post what I've done yet today, but
> > hopefully I will tomorrow.
> > Ook, I accidently sent this earlier today to Padraic rather than to the
> > list:
> > "Y'mean my Germanic Soundshift Language? I'm going to get some work done
> > on it today, it should have a name by then.
> > I was thinking that maybe it would be spoken in modern day Switzerland,
> > and maybe Austria also."
> Is this language Romance, anyway?
Yes, it is Romance. Suprising that that hasn't come up yet.
> If yes, you should take a look at Rumauntsch, Ladin (perhaps also Friulian,
> which is strictly tied to the Ladin branch of the Romance family), Suisse
> Romande (the French spoken in Switzerland) and the GalloItalic dialect of
> Ticino. Alas, I can speak and know only the last one - but I have some brief
> notes and a short lexicon of Friulian/Furlan.
> I'd be happy to help you.
Ooh. Well, I'll be sure to take a look at all those. For now, my biggest
question is, do any of those have front rounded vowels, and if so, what
sound shift resulted in them? If you know that, that'd be great.
Thanks in advance!