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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 >> fairly >> fluid, "elvish" sounding goblin tongue, a guttural elf-language full >> of >> clicks and stops, a highly aspirated, "breathy" dwarf-tongue, and so >> on. >> Not sure what I'll do with the humans of that realm.
> Wha?? Are you Tolkien's evil twin? the un-Tolkien? :-))))) (obviously, > the > 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/. -Stephen (Steg) "quit it with the damn schwa already! i hate phonetics!" - my friend e (back when we took intro to linguistics together)


Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>