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Re: Marking tones in conlangs

From:Adam Walker <carrajena@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 7, 2006, 21:16
--- Shreyas Sampat <ssampat@...> wrote:

> Joseph B. wrote: > > >I'm curious to know how others here mark tones in > any tonal conlangs they > >have created. > > > >Thanks. > > > One of my conlangs imitates Gwoyeu Romatzyh by > tonespelling its vowels. (It's a bit more systematic > about it than GR is.)
I experimented with tonal spelling more along the lines of Naxi for my one tonal language. I also experimented with diacritics a la pinyin spelling, but with eleven tones and several voiceings and lengths to deal with in a totally consonantless language, each system had its difficulties. Adam Pochini ninadud ul Jezu in ul Betuemi djal Juda in ils djis djul Errodu ul regu – iñi! aviniruns junis maguis djil ojindi ad al Jerosolima, dichindu: «¿Jundi esti ul regu djuls Ivreus fin ninadud? Pervia avemus spepadu al su steja in il ojindi ed avemus avinidu adorari ad sivi.» Mach 2:1-2


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