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Really Intersistemal (was: INTERSYSTEMAL CONLANG)

From:Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 2, 2002, 5:23
On Monday, July 1, 2002, at 07:47 , Jan van Steenbergen wrote:

> --- Ted E. Saratoga wrote: > >> HAS ANYONE HEARD OF A CONLANG NAMED INTERSYSTEMAL OR INTERSISTEMAL ? > > All I have about the language is the following: > > Name: Intersistemal > Creator: Paul Mitrovitch > Year: 1947 > Published in: "Esay de un Intersistemal vocabular de auxilar lingves" > (Sarajevo 1955, 1959)
Ah, at last an on-topic reply :-)
> And two text samples: > > "Mi vad in-curte informat Vos in qual mod mi comenced to interesmi in li > problem de un inter-lingve." > > "On pote dict qe, ce-die, tot interlinvistical teorians es in acorde > concernante li jeneral aspecte de vocabular de un auxiliar lingve: il debe > contein li vivant Greco-Latin internacional parols regularized." > > These examples give a good impression of the character of the language.
They do indeed! Yet another euroclone conIAL :=( Is that the 423rd? Or have I miscounted somewhere along the line? They're fun enough to produce in odd moments; I used to churn them out almost by the dozen in my teens (and even took some seriously). But with something where supply vastly outnumbers demand, one wonders what prompts people still to add more to the number. But to be fair to Paul Mitrovich, I note the year is 1947 (when in Britain snow hung around till March and was followed by a glorious summer the like of which we've rarely seen since - I was a lad of 8 at the time) - just two years after WWII and in a part of Europe badly affected by that war. One can well understand his desire for greater international communication. Anyway, thanks for enlightening us. Ray.


Joe <joe@...>