Re: The Language of Dor
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 14, 2003, 4:00|
On Thu, 13 Feb 2003 18:47:37 -0800 Jim Grossmann <steven@...>
> Suggesting a name for your language is tougher than I thought it was
> going to be.
> "Dorese" sounds like a mechanical aid that helps elderly people open
> "Dorlan" sounds like the name of Hollywood extraterrestrial.
> "Dorspeak" sounds like the magical language that doors speak when
> humans are not around.
> "Dorgot," from "door" + "argot" sounds too much like an English
> You could just call it "Dor." After all, if people can both speak
> and come
> from Vulcan, they can speak and come from your con-place.
> I like Dan Wier's suggestion, too, i.e. "Dori."
Dorisian / Doresian
"Send [that god] to me that he might be my husband,
That he might lodge with me...
If [you don't] send t[hat] god,
According [to the ordinances of Irkall]a and the great underworld,
I shall send up the dead that they might devour the living,
I shall make the dead more numerous than the living."
~ ereshkigal, sumero-akkadian goddess of the netherworld,
'myth of nergal and ereshkigal'