Re: An early morning introduction (semi-long)
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, January 23, 2003, 15:42|
En réponse à Patrick Jarrett <gtg346g@...>:
> I should be in bed, but I got 4 hours of sleep and woke up so you all
> must suffer from an introduction which may or may not make sense,
> hopefully some of both so I will be allowed a second go around to
> clarify any parts which make sense when they shouldn't.
LOL. Welcome back!! :)
> I'm not new to the list, well at this time I am, but this isn't my first
> return. I left at least once before, but I've been mostly a lurker. Some
> of you might recognize the name (not the email) as the guy who ran some
> statistics of users on the list, other's may not.
I *did* recognise your name ;)) . Long time no see!
> For the linguist geek in me I had to take the classic sentence and use
> it, now to break it down. The capital vowels signify the long songs O =
> Oh, A = ay (as in pay) etc... I never got the hang of using the //
> values for their sounds so bear with me.
Well, somebody already pointed you at some links, but the best is still to
point you at the Invaluable Conlang Links: http://www.conlanglinks.tk. You
should start at the phonetic part :) .
> The other high light I love about NOntrOsa is the system for noun number
> I came up with. There are three set of "number" endings, Normal,
> Emphatic and Incomplete.
Interesting idea. I think I remember having something similar to
your "Emphatic" number, but I never thought of the "Incomplete".
> Normal has Singular, plural and nullar. Nullar, as some might remember
> or just plain recognize, is to show the number is zero.
Teoh is gonna like you! ;))
> Blessedly I am feeling the tappings of sleep, so I shall wrap this up.
Strangely I have the same feeling as you, but it's unfortunately only 4:42*PM* :
Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.