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Re: New Conlang

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Sunday, February 2, 2003, 0:38
Nik Taylor wrote:

> Kua Sai wrote: > > > > Hey, I've started to put pieces of my language, Maltae, on the web. > > Check out Phonology and Nominal Declensions at > > > > The nominal inflections are also a bit unusual. Where case and number > are separable, the number affix is usually closer to the noun than the > case (that is, if they are suffixes, number comes first, if they are
prefixes, number comes second). I was struck by the relative simplicity of the vowel-final case endings vs. those of the Consonant-finals. (One would expect a little more similarity..... though this system is interesting) Is there some reason for that? Perhaps C-final nouns are distinguished by class/gender or something else?