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
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