Re: Euphonic phonology (Was: 'Nor' in the World's Languages)
|Date:||Tuesday, August 8, 2006, 19:06|
On 8/8/06, Henrik Theiling <theiling@...> wrote:
> Anyway, do others also have such a hard time finding personally
> pleasing phonologies? I find it awefully difficult.
I do, although for me it's more about how the language looks than how
it actually sounds. Since I create most of my languages for stories,
how the language looks in transliteration is important to me. (And I'm
picky about the transliteration not being too inaccurate or ambiguous,
too.) I probably spend more time trying to balance what I consider
interesting and pleasing with what's sensible and pleasing in
What I wonder, is does anyone have the same problem when it comes to
morphology, syntax, etc? Sometimes I end up tossing a whole language
because I don't think it's elegant enough, enough though there are at
least ten different reasons that doing that is silly.