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Kisuna font

From:Herman Miller <hmiller@...>
Date:Friday, May 26, 2000, 23:12

Kisuna has its own script now. It's along the lines of the Cree/Inuktitut
syllabary, with the shape of the character signifying which consonant it
begins with, and the direction it points signifying the vowel. The sorting
order is as follows:

ki ku ka k si su sa s ni nu na n i u a x

(the final syllable doesn't represent any sound of the Kisuna language, but
might end up being used in foreign words, abbreviations, or other uses).

In other news, the general rule for compounds that seems to work well is
that non-final elements of compounds are reduced to their first three
letters, and in certain special cases, reduced final forms also exist. Some
of the vocabulary is being rearranged to minimize the possibility of
ambiguity that this might lead to. Examples:

akisu kui (wear thing) -> akikui (clothing)
anain saikau (stripe squirrel) -> anasaik (chipmunk)
inui kinan (big mouse) -> inukin (rat)
kauna kusi (purple flower) -> kaukusi (violet)
uikis nina (create language) -> uiknina (conlang)
nina uikas (language maker) -> ninuikas (conlanger)

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