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Re: Word Construction for a New Conlang

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Friday, July 9, 1999, 5:57
From Http://Members.Aol.Com/Lassailly/Tunuframe.Html wrote:
>=20 > Dans un courrier dat=E9 du 08/07/99 20:02:13 , Sally a =E9crit : >=20 > > Spelling things backwards, often. Matthias spelled backwards is: > > Saihttam-- adjusted: saihtam, pronounced /'saiTam/. I'll let him > > apply a meaning to it! >=20 > i don't know why you picked my name to blatantly deride > it in front of all conlangers' assembly - i'll timely retaliate -
I'm very observant, Jean-Pierre, and I saw you, on the sly, in one of your posts, spell it backwards. Returned to its natural order it was "Matthias," and I had to wonder at your poor spelling!=20 And if you retaliate, you d minus minus you, remember that "Sally" is the diminutive of "Sarah," which, spelled backwards, and with a minor doubling (just a bit of a hiss at the end) is "harass." So there you have it! Ha ha ha!!!
> while it is the only natword i can stand in this world > provided m mutates into j and h makes a collapse into > unpredicted tonal vowels entailing other changes so actually > my name is jean-pierre.
ROFL It's ingenious how these things work out, isn't it? =20
> my brand new conlang fully worked out last night does > not feature yucky [T]. however STM is a valid root meaning > "understand" and "sayitam" (S-a-yi-T-a-M) means > "(resulting) understanding" (of whatever one is told). >=20 > example : >=20 > hak SawaTuM-il has kawaruk e namat-ak > i understand that you mock my name >=20 > kayetk-al basag v=E2yavur kayaresh. > but the fry-pan chokes firmly. >=20 > (??? somehow i don't trust my automatic > interlinear translator) >=20 > any idea what root "LLS" should mean ?
Ah... hmmm. Lalas: righteous harassment. Lawalas: the shame that comes from=20 righteous harassment. Lalsa: the nervous giggle the harassor treats the harassee to while harassing.
> jean-pierre d--
Lucinda d-