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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 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 Language[s] change[s]: vowels shift, phonologies crash-&-burn, grammars leak, morpho-syntactics implode, lexico-semantics mutate, lexicons explode, orthographies reform, typographies blip-&-beep, slang flashes, stylistics warp... linguistic (R)evolutions mark each-&-every quantum leap... "Some Languages Are Crushed to Powder but Rise Again as New Ones" - title of a chapter on pidgins and creoles, John McWhorter, _The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language_ "We use words to understand each other and even, sometimes, to find each other." - Jose Saramago