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Re: Linguistic Flavor

From:Ciege Engine <mkinjubhy@...>
Date:Monday, June 11, 2001, 2:46
 That is fascniating! I had never thought of it like that. It would make sense
that there sounds would be made to be heard despite forest noise.
  Tommie L Powell <tommiepowell@...> wrote: On Sun, 10 Jun 2001 Shreyas Sampat wrote:
> I suppose that the conflict here is between whather you want > the language to be evocative of these places, or logically seem > to be plausible to be spoken in these places. Sooo, a rustling > forestly language would either be quite crisp and crunchy with > consonants, to counteract the forest noise, or be all full of > syllabic sibilants and voiceless vowels, to evoke the whispering > sound of rustling leaves. > --- Shreyas
Excellent summary analysis! Thanks. --Tommie --------------------------------- Do You Yahoo!? Yahoo! Mail Personal Address - Get email at your own domain with Yahoo! Mail.