R: Re: First post & three questions
|Date:||Saturday, January 20, 2001, 20:54|
> >This is my first post to this list. My name is Michael Greenlee, and
> >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 www.tied.narod.ru (at least it was there last time I've checked,
lotta time ago...)