Re: ahem anyway.. naughty words!
|From:||Rik Roots <rikroots@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, September 15, 2001, 19:54|
> What counts as profanity in your conlangs? What words are naughty? What's the
> absolutely worst thing you could call someone? ;)
>A common (and cutting) way to insult someone in Gevey is to repeat
their name in its inanimate status. All personal names use the animate
simple status, ending in -e. By changing the ending to -uu, the name
loses animacy and becomes very insulting.
It's difficult for me to explain status in Gevey in a couple of
sentences. There's a better explanation on my website, if anyone is
The Gevey language reference