New Language: Vaiysi
|Date:||Friday, March 17, 2000, 13:15|
Hi, folks! How're you?
This last week has been really conlang-busy! I've decided to make up a new
Everything started watching at Rosenfelder's faboulos work, and reading his
Cadhinor and Cue^zi grammars. I thought I had to make up a language with a
Latin vacuum, but with a somehow exotic case system.
The Latin-like phonology has turned into a new flavour when I tried to found
a better way to mark long vowels (a^ became ya, e^ > ye, i^ > iy, o^ and u^
> ou ) and with the introduction of 'z' (BTW, In Italy, we call it /dzE:ta/,which
is its original Greek name). The grammar is a not-so-well-developped
erg./abs.(thanks to all those who helped me to solve my doubts), but I
think I'm going to let it grow.
Here is a *forced* (and uncorrect, I know) translation of a part of the
Oil deiymasi aus houra iy aus lami ela giynas, ime oreiy, hoiyem piereiynio
varreiyot, samois lyevere dyelo Sanyar zusau, gyarmentyesi, ime deskeiy
hoiu: 'Yae, tyaroisi zoussialounai meis ime tourgoisi ryaseu.' Zoussialounai
birzyesi dounam. Erte feieiysi: 'Yae, tyaroisi kurko i bevaiskizi meis,
keouna svaiya silveos, ime tyaroi manzoma meis, ouve vindave iyske delou ela
Does it sound good? Maybe bad? What does it resemble?
ENCOURAGEMENTS AND CRITICISMS ARE BOTH WELCOME!
P.S.: I've decided to randomly take roots from my older conlang notes: now
I've got about 300 verbal roots and no nominal root! It'll be difficult do
make them up!