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From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Monday, November 9, 1998, 15:49
Nik Taylor wrote:
> > Eric Christopherson wrote: > > What is a relex again? > > A simple one-to-one correspondence, like "fleb=man", and using these > words in exactly the same way as English (or whatever language is being > relexified).
Just so. The term "relexification", BTW, is a technical one, for a process in the history of many creoles whereby words derived from one language were replaced by words derived from another language. -- John Cowan You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn. You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn. Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)