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Re: Who gets the human languages?

From:Herman Miller <hmiller@...>
Date:Saturday, October 4, 2003, 1:47
On Thu, 2 Oct 2003 23:39:33 -0400, Estel Telcontar
<estel_telcontar@...> wrote:

>Is it absolutely out of the question to reassign the languages and >modify the number systems? When I picked up work again on what's now >Ikanirae Seru, I kept most of the old features, but got rid of a few >things that didn't fit in its new setting.
In the case of Olaetian, I already have a font for the writing system, so I'd like to keep the numbers. Neesklaaz already uses base 8, so it's not a problem. But certainly, the languages are going to need some work (since the human languages are mainly the older ones, done when I didn't have much experience with conlanging), so redefining a few numbers might be the best option for most langs. Other cultural issues, such as the Olaetian words relating to spiritual matters, or biological ones, such as the inability for Mizarian rodents to pronounce dental fricatives, and the limited range of their color vision, are probably more significant. -- languages of Azir------> ---<>--- hmiller (Herman Miller) "If all Printers were determin'd not to print any email password: thing till they were sure it would offend no body, \ "Subject: teamouse" / there would be very little printed." -Ben Franklin