Re: Idaly -- my latest conlang attempt
|From:||Yahya Abdal-Aziz <yahya@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, March 11, 2006, 13:41|
On Fri, 10 Mar 2006, Aaron Morse wrote:
> Phonology (X-Sampa is between //, orthography < >)
> /p, t, k, b, d, g/ <p, t, c, b, d, g>
> /m, n, J/ <m, n, nj>
> /l, r, r\, w, L, j/ <l, rr, r, w, lj, j>
> /f, v, S, Z, T, h/ <f, v, s, z, th, h>
Interesting that there is no /D/.
Would such a phoneme inventory arise naturally
without including /s/ and /z/?
> /a, e, E, i, I, o, u/ <a, e, e, i, i, o, y>
Any particular reason for favouring <y> over <u>?
> Words can start with a vowel, a liquid, a fricative, or a nasal.
Anything but a stop!
> A LONGER EXAMPLE
> The North Sun and the Moon
> Sad marwen wengos-ja, zyrna tha sad rygra-lje, thyshvanla-nja.
> PAST wind sun-and, about who PAST strong-COMP, argue-IMP.INDICATIVE
Would be nice to see the English translation with
this example too.
Seems very workable.
No virus found in this outgoing message.
Checked by AVG Free Edition.
Version: 7.1.375 / Virus Database: 268.2.1/279 - Release Date: 10/3/06