CHAT: And/Or (was: Re: CHAT: RPGs (was Re: Wargs) )
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 29, 1999, 19:15|
On Fri, 29 Oct 1999 10:05:22 -0700 Charles <catty@...> writes:
> John Cowan wrote:
> > Lojban uses a compounding strategy with a form of
> > the word "and" for cases like this. Skt is just full of them, and
> > has "or" compounds like "victory-defeat" meaning "victory or
> Ah, there's my favorite non-standard English/American feature:
> the and/or slash-thing. I never thought of conlanging it, till now.
It's one of the conjunctions of Rokbeigalmki....it almost certainly
developed from an "and/or" compound:
_i_ /i/ = "and"
_au_ /O/ = "(exclusive) or"
_oi_ /Oj/ = "and/or"
"may the schwa be with you!"
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