Re: The Language of Dor
|Date:||Friday, February 14, 2003, 3:07|
Jim Grossmann wrote:
> 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 doors.
It does? To me it sounds the best. It's reasonably common and active in
English recently. A lot of the other suggestions would suffer a change
of /o:/ -> /Or/ in at least my dialect which'll break the association
with 'Dor' (I would never have thought of 'Doric' /dOrIk/, for example,
as being related to 'Dor' /do:/.)
> I like Dan Wier's suggestion, too, i.e. "Dori."
I don't like it, though. At least if we're going for transparency (as
above for reasons). If we aren't, you might as well call it Erther ;)
(Not that I can speak: /Ta:2f/ Tâb -> /ra2mn&2n/ Etábnanni.)