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My new unnamed project (Fanglish)?

From:Daniel A. Wier <dawier@...>
Date:Friday, February 4, 2000, 22:23
Okay, pathetic name, I know.  Here's what I got so far...

Consonants as in English, vowels as in Spanish.  Latin script:

a  a
b  b
c  k, s (before e, i)
ç  s (before a, o, u)
ch tS
d  d
e  e
f  f
g  g, Z (before e, i)
gu g (before e, i)
gü gw (used only before e, i)
h  h
i  i
j  Z (before a, o, u)
k  (used only before e, i)
kh x
l  l
ll j
m  m
n  n
ñ  nj
o  o
p  p
q  kw
r  r, R (English 'er' sound after vowels)
rr r
s  s
sh S
t  t
tz ts
u  u
v  v
w  w
x  ks
y  j (the word _y_ 'yes' is /i/)
z  z

Grammar is mixed with elements from all three base languages.  Adjectives
and prepositional phrases follow nouns, word order is SOV, possessive
pronouns (for nouns) and object pronouns (for verbs) are often represented
by suffixes, and numerous French and Arabic loans can be found for obvious
reasons.  Stress accent in words is same as Spanish, with words ending in a
vowel or <n> or <s> being penultimate and words ending in all other
consonants being ultimate.  Acute accents mark unusual stress, again as in

Borrowed words ending in a consonant often apply -e to the end: Farsi _fekr_
'thought' becomes _fecre_.  Masculine and feminine gender; usually words in
-a are feminine.  Singular and plural number, where plurals are marked by -s
or -es.  Genitive normally marked by intermediary -e- (or -de-), but -i (-oi
 > -i, -ai > -e) marks a special oblique case, or simply a noun used as an
adjective: _perro_ 'dog' > _perri_ 'dog-like'; _niña_ 'girl' > _niñe_

Basically, this isn't so much a conlang as it's a rude mix of natural
languages.  Any ideas for a name?  (My ideas are 'Fanglish' or the
significantly ruder 'Bastard'.)

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