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Re: Khangaþyagon web presence expands.

From:Peter Bleackley <peter.bleackley@...>
Date:Thursday, September 23, 2004, 15:09
Staving Christian Thalmann:
>--- In, Peter Bleackley <Peter.Bleackley@R...> >wrote: > > I've just added links from the conlang wiki page for Khangaþyagon > > > > to the pages for Khangaþyagon relay entries. Please have a look, and >feel > > free to post your comments to the list - I'd like to here what >people think > > of it. > >So you based the language on an actual undeciphered >inscription? You could join the LLL with it, then.
Apart from the fact that it's meant to be spoken in a fantasy world.
>BTW, in the analysis of that sample sentence, you >speak of present participles where you actually mean >gerunds. It's a mistake quickly made for an English >speaker. ;-)
It's actually more complex than that. For some words the PrP/gerund is actually an agentive noun - whether this particular form means "act of doing" or "one who does" is entirely lexical. There are also two different forms for the affix, -on or -ont. Which is used is again lexical, and doesn't correlate to what the meaning is. In case you're wondering why I designed something that odd, it originally happened by accident and I decided to keep it. Pete