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Re: Introducing Idino: La Lingvo Inturnacia por la duduk unuacuntjaro!

From:Doktoro Malvrnomo <stevedegrace@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 4, 2002, 4:51
--- In conlang@y..., Nik Taylor <fortytwo@G...> wrote:
> LOL! This is great! Of course, everyone knows that
the TRUE IAL is
> Volafek (/volaf@k/), in which nearly every word, by
pure coincidence, of
> course, happens to resemble a swear word and/or
racial slur. :-) [LMAO!] Bah, Volafek is the work of mental midgets, midgets I say!!!!!
> > It is euphonious and beautiful. It has a strict > > penultimate stress rule and final vowels on most > > words, which make it sound just like Italian (only > > better, because Idino has way more sounds than > > Italian), which objectively is one of the world's
> > beautiful languages. > > No, no! Georgian is the world's most beautiful
language! ;-) Hey, Idino has all the charm of Georgian *as well* as Italian! It's perfect!
> > Esperanto wisely recognises that vowels are
> > and should be kept to a minimum, and yet does not
> > far enough in this. To improve matters, we have > > removed the unnecessary letter e. > > So, how do you say "Esperanto" in Idino? Spranto?
:-) Actually, interestingly enough, it can be derived from any one of the fourteen roots that mean "female prostitute" in a pinch, but "Spranto" is also valid :). Or "Uspuranto". Whichever. It's not like you have to rally knock yourself out to refer to a soon-to-be-dead language...
> > tx (like the > > th in thin) dx (a click), bx (a voiced bilabial > > fricative), rx (a flap), and nx (like the ng in
> > The newly revamped, smaller, yet more
> > vocabulary makes good use of these! > > But, what about implosives and ejectives? We need
at least 100 sounds!
> :-)
Hey hey, buddy, you're starting to edge onto "dangerously non-syncophantic" there... we ain't havin' no "Idino Rxfrmita" movements around these parts!
> > 2. Phonotactics > > > > What's that? > > I think it means "tactics to ensure that someone
phones you" ;-) That must be it! Dr. M ______________________________________________________________________ Movies, Music, Sports, Games!