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Re: Introducing Dmēnna

From:Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>
Date:Saturday, September 15, 2007, 6:24
On Sep 15, 2007, at 12:24 AM, Joseph Fatula wrote:

> Hi, everyone! I’d like to introduce you to Dmēnna, a > language I’ve > been working on for a little while now. It’s sort of a side > project, so > it’s not as fleshed out as some of my other conlangs, but it has a > pretty good vocabulary at this point. > > Dmēnna is kind of an eclectic language, borrowing from many > different languages, including some Semitic ones. I’ve been rather > interested in Amharic for a few years, and you might see some of > that in > this language.
Amharic is great!
> The consonant clusters can be a bit tricky for English > speakers, almost Caucasian at times, but I’ve actually managed to > teach > a few people some of the basics (in an earlier version, as this > one’s a > bit harder to work with).
> That’s all I have for now. I’d be very interested to hear what > you think!
I like it a lot. Is there a connection between the -_agŗy/āgŗy_ in _mōhzyāgŗy_ and _kīsanagŗy_? If I read correctly, the former has 2nd plural possession, while the latter is 2nd singular -- I had expected them to have the same person/number combination, based on their formal similarity.


Joseph Fatula <joefatula@...>