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 thatthe TRUE IAL is
> Volafek (/volaf@k/), in which nearly every word, bypure coincidence, of
> course, happens to resemble a swear word and/orracial slur. :-)
Bah, Volafek is the work of mental midgets, midgets I
> > 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'smost
> > beautiful languages.
> No, no! Georgian is the world's most beautifullanguage! ;-)
Hey, Idino has all the charm of Georgian *as well* as
Italian! It's perfect!
> > Esperanto wisely recognises that vowels aretedious
> > and should be kept to a minimum, and yet does notgo
> > 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
> > tx (like the
> > th in thin) dx (a click), bx (a voiced bilabial
> > fricative), rx (a flap), and nx (like the ng insing).
> > The newly revamped, smaller, yet moreinternational
> > vocabulary makes good use of these!
> But, what about implosives and ejectives? We needat 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
> > 2. Phonotactics
> > What's that?
> I think it means "tactics to ensure that someonephones you" ;-)
That must be it!
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