Re: A new funlang: Gobldi Guk
|From:||Hanuman Zhang <zhang@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, February 23, 2006, 5:25|
on 2/23/06 3:40 AM, Yahya Abdal-Aziz at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> Whaddayaknow. I was thinking of an Elflang having only
>> sonorant consonants. Maybe I should take up that idea!
> Hmmm ... wasn't there somewhere a sssnakelang that used
> only sssibilantsss?
I wonder how one could IPA-ize Tuvan throat-singing... or Tibetan chanting.
Hanuman Zhang, MangaLanger
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