Sound Symbolism (was Re: May you all...)
|From:||J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 8, 2002, 18:04|
In a message dated 2002.02.07 08.45.36 AM, Mike (m.poxon@VIRGIN.NET) writes:
>I am a very strong adherent of sound symbolism for my conlangs (kin=small,
>kinti=tiny, bel=white (for some reason, BvL, where B=labial and L=liquid,
>"look" off-white to me. That's the only way I can describe it.), and many
::in Leapin' Lemur excitement Mode, grabs a book off his meager
Then ya might like to look into:
_The Sound-Symbolic System of Japanese_ by Shoko Hamano,
CSLI Publications (CSLI = Center for the Study of Language and
Information), Stanford, CA, -&- Kurosio [Publishers], Tokyo; 1998;
ISBN 1-57586-144-5, listprice [last time I checked] $22.95 US.
Any other suggestions, ConLang peeps???
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