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languages like Vorlin, Dublex & BrSc (was Re: Futurese, Chinese, Hz of NatLangs, etc)c.

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Saturday, May 11, 2002, 19:16
In a message dated 05/11/2002 05.55.28 AM, Jeffrey@HENNING.COM writes:

>We need a word for languages like Vorlin, Dublex and BrSc. We have artlangs >and conlangs and auxlangs but these languages are artauxlangs -- intended >for use as auxiliary languages for small communities and intentionally >not intended as the next IAL. Lojban could fit this category to. The
>are designed to be easy to learn by others on almost all points but their >main point: BrSc's brevity, Lojban's logicalness, Dublex's small vocabulary >(making it harder to learn in some ways, since you need to conceptualize >compounds for very common words).
I propose "paralang" as in para- , paracultural, parallel, etc. (and/or, hehe, whimlang). Hanuman Zhang {HANoomaan JAHng} /'hanuma~n dZahN/ ~§~ _LILA_ <from Sanskrit> = "Divine Play" - the 'joyous exercise of spontaneity involved in the art of creation' (Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan)...the play of creation, destruction, & re-creation, the folding & unfolding of the cosmos... both the delight & enjoyment of this moment, & the play of [the] God[head] ("the universe is what happens when God wants to play"). _Spielraum_ <from German> = free scope to experiment with things & ideas; to toy with ideas; room to play in WHIM = 1a. a sudden fancy; a caprice. b. capriciousness. 2. a kind of windlass for raising ore or water from a mine. [17th century: origin unknown; derived from _whim-wham_] WHIMSY (plural forms: WHIMSIES, WHIMSEYS) = 1. a whim; a capricious notion or fancy. 2. capricious or quaint humour. [related to WHIM-WHAM] / Italian _capriccio_, French _boutade_ WHIM-WHAM = a toy or plaything


Jeffrey Henning <jeffrey@...>languages like Vorlin, Dublex & BrSc
Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>languages like Vorlin, Dublex & BrSc
Matthew Kehrt <matrix14@...>languages like Vorlin, Dublex & BrSc (was Re: Futurese, Chinese,Hz of NatLangs, etc)c.