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R: Re: First post & three questions

From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Saturday, January 20, 2001, 20:54
> >This is my first post to this list. My name is Michael Greenlee, and >I've > >been working on contructed languages for a few years (I'm >fifteen). I've > >been lurking on the list for a while now, and I have a >few questions.
Hi Michael. I'm Luca, an Italian 17yrs old conlanger. Welcome!
> >1. What semivowels are there other than y and w?
There is /H/, which is the sound you can find in French 'lui', AFAIR.
> >2. Does anyone know of any good sources for information about different > >punctuation systems? All that I've been able to find so far is some > > >scattered information about old English, Latin, and Greek punctuation.
Modern Hebrew does use the Latin system, obviously written backwards. Dunno what other langs' punctuation looks like.
> >3. Are there any good books about Proto-Indo-European in general > >(structure, phonology, etc.)? I've found plenty on the Indo-European > > >languages, but few on PIE itself.
Take a look at Cyril Babaev's site, at the Indo European Database. It should me found at (at least it was there last time I've checked, lotta time ago...) Luca