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Re: Questions about Choton, was Re: [CONLANG] Announcement: New auxlang "Choton"

From:Tim May <butsuri@...>
Date:Saturday, October 23, 2004, 21:28
Joe wrote at 2004-10-11 19:26:35 (+0100)
 > Pascal A. Kramm wrote:
 > >
 > >I first wanted to do it that way, but since "Japan" is used in
 > >English and German and thus more known than "Nihon", I went for
 > >that... I might still add "Nihon" as an alternative.
 > >
 > >
 > You could go with the Archaic Japanese 'Nippon'.  That tends to be
 > fairly well known to English speakers, for some reason.

Hardly "archaic", Joe.  It's perfectly good modern Japanese.