Jordan was Parseltongue
|From:||Shreyas Sampat <ssampat@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, December 10, 2002, 15:29|
> has any even reasonably competent conlanger or other lingust
> taken a look at Robert Jordan's Old Tounge?
> there is quite a lot of written text available, possibly
> rivalling the original material written in Quenya. and
> according to the author, it is a complete, functional
> language. however, all the pages on it are linear glossaries,
> containing much guesswork. no one, to my knowledge at least,
> has attempted an actual linguistic analysis of it.
I've flipped through it; it's startlingly weird and inconsistent, taking
into account the material of the first book. After that, it gets a
little more uniform, but it annoyed me enough that I never attepmted
anything more than a cursory analysis.