Re: New language Noygwexaal
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 24, 2005, 9:39|
On Mar 24, 2005, at 9:34 AM, Roger Mills wrote:
> Geoff Horswood wrote:
> I'm trying to
>> turn all of the fantasy language stereotypes around, so we have a
>> fluid, "elvish" sounding goblin tongue, a guttural elf-language full
>> clicks and stops, a highly aspirated, "breathy" dwarf-tongue, and so
>> Not sure what I'll do with the humans of that realm.
> Wha?? Are you Tolkien's evil twin? the un-Tolkien? :-))))) (obviously,
> humans in such a case would speak...hmm, Russian? Thai? how contrary
> do you want to be!? :-))))
Aren't the |_h| digraphs in Tolkien's Dwarf-language (Khuzdul)
aspirated stops? I.e., not /xuzdul/.
"quit it with the damn schwa already! i hate phonetics!"
- my friend e
(back when we took intro to linguistics together)