Re: semantics question
|From:||Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>|
|Date:||Monday, July 14, 2003, 19:47|
Rob Haden <magwich78@...> writes:
You can of course do what you want in your conlang, but be aware of
the fact that that Mr. Ryan is, as has been pointed out already by
Tom Wier, considered a crackpot even by most of those who are
open-minded towards long-range comparisons. And his "Proto-Language"
is not even a good conlang from the naturalist standpoint - it just
doesn't look like a plausible human language.
> On Fri, 11 Jul 2003 07:26:19 -0500, Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>
> >What's '(Ryan 2000)'?
> I was listing Patrick C. Ryan, from whose 'Proto-Language' I am deriving
> OurTongue, as the source for the momentary vs. durative distinction. The
> specific source is: http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Forum/2803/IE-