Re: Modern Indo-European
|From:||And Rosta <and.rosta@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, August 14, 2007, 15:01|
Dirk Elzinga, On 14/08/2007 00:44:
> On 8/13/07, Mia Soderquist <happycritter@...> wrote:
>> I think Shemspreg looks better than Europaio.
> Thank you!
> They've got themselves an
>> orthographically hideous auxlang, aesthetically speaking. But that's
>> entirely subjective. Maybe it sounds better than it looks. Maybe my
>> tastes just run in a different direction.
> Well, I intended Shemspreg to be pretty simple to pronounce and ASCII
> compatible. I can't say much for the *sound* of Shemspreg, though;
> it's just what came out, given the ground rules I established for it.
> I admire the bristly look of Dnghu, but it doesn't *look* right for an
> IAL--too many thingies on top of the letters (from my Anglo-centric
> ASCII-oriented world-view, that is).
Ah -- the Mia--Kou yinniness/yanginess scale again. Shemspreg a yinnier form of
IE, more suited to the yinnier, gentler, less hirsute, modern world of today.