Re: articulatory symbolism
|From:||Yoon Ha Lee <yl112@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, November 16, 2000, 3:21|
On Wed, 15 Nov 2000, jesse stephen bangs wrote:
I have no clue about plausibility and have to rely on others' opinions.
But even if the claim is outrageous, it looks like such a fun way to
devise a proto-conlang that I've bookmarked the site for future
> Mario Bonassin sikayal:
> > I was reading this article about the articulatory symbolism of
> > proto-Sumerian and was wondering if anyone had used such a method in any
> > of their conlangs.
> > http://www.sumerian.org/prot-sum.htm
> I checked out this URL and was pretty dubious about this guy's claims. He
> seems to be saying that the proto-Sumerians invented their language ex
> nihilo at about 6000 BC, which is a pretty outrageous claim. It's not
> impossible, but to beleive it I'd have to see more convincing evidence
> than this guy gives.