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Re: milimpulaktasin

From:daniel andreasson <daniel.andreasson@...>
Date:Thursday, April 19, 2001, 23:03
Robert Hailman wrote:

> Ooh! I like this. Nakiltipkaspimak sounds not too far off > how I imagined it, and I like what I hear. Tres cool.
Are you sure this isn't just because of my sexy voice? ;) Actually, it was so fun recording snippets of my conlangs that I've decided to put up a page on my site with examples from Seimi and Rinya too.
> The only problem is that the RA file played too quiet for > whatever reason, so I cranked up the volume on my computer, > and got an unpleasant suprise the next time I recieved a > message on ICQ -
Oops. Sorry about that. The problem is that the sound gets so muffled. I made a recording where I talked closer to the mic and a bit louder. It did sound better, but it still sounded much like "blur blur blur".
> Actually, I've tried to do things like this before, but > they always made me realize I don't know how to pronounce > my own conlang. :-( But actually, I think I've got it now, > so maybe I'll try again when I get the chance.
Yes. Pronouncing your own conlang can be quite a chore. Though Pimak came out surprisingly easy. I only had to do two or three practice rounds. It would be fun to *hear* some Ajuk and all other conlangs as well. I'm especially looking forward to hearing some of Danny Wier's creations. (And I'm not talking about that new "minimalist" phonology for Orcish.) That might be fun... :) My favourite all time high best recorded conlang ever is Pablo Flores' "G'amah Hymn" where some trolls sing some kind of battle hymn. Very funny! :) is the address for that one. ||| daniel -- <> Kattawiknik pimaktasal! <> <> <> Katsayuknik pimak! <> <>


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