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Word for "English"

From:Arthaey Angosii <arthaey@...>
Date:Thursday, January 22, 2009, 23:12
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 2:04 PM, Alex Fink <000024@...> wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Jan 2009 11:00:37 -0800, Arthaey Angosii <arthaey@...> wrote: >>denlan >>English > > Curious name for English, not being an obvious borrowing or nativisation of > [INglIS]. What's the etymology, conworld-internally or -externally?
Language names in Asha'ille are constructed from dy- (archaic "of") plus an approximation of how natives pronounce the name of their COUNTRY (or region, or whatever). Asha'ille doesn't support as many consonant clusters as English (nor has an /N/ or an /@/), so /INgl@nd/ became /InlAn/. So it should probably have been "dinlan", not "denlan"...
> semi-OT: I went to your online lexicon to check this out, and there's > something wrong with the IPA pronunciation keys. They're all truncated; it > looks like they're all missing their last syllable or so.
Ugh, looks like I must have messed up the script that generates my HTML dictionary page some time recently. I'll look into it. Thanks for pointing it out! -- AA