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Re: Is there any derivatives of heinleins "gulf" language speedtalk?

From:John Quijada <jq_ithkuil@...>
Date:Sunday, July 10, 2005, 5:54
Dav Newq wrote:

>thank you for your response ,the site is well within the parameters of a >speedtalk like language.Are you the creator of Ithkuil?If so, are you >continuing to develop this conlang? >=========================================================================
Yes, I am the creator. The language as it stands is essentially complete except for the lexicon. I currently have just under 1000 of the 3600 semantic roots of the lexicon identified each with their 18 stems, and have about another 1000 roots tentatively identified without the derived stems yet. I have also worked out a complete revision of the language's morpho-phonology to reduce the number of phonemes from 82 to 62 in order to make the language easier to pronounce (as requested by several people who claim they want to learn it), but won't be publishing this revision for several years, as it will require me to rework all the examples and revise the entire website, which I simply don't have the time to do right now. John Quijada