Re: Auto presentatzioni/Self-introduction
|From:||Thomas Leigh <thomas@...>|
|Date:||Monday, September 10, 2007, 21:32|
Hi Peter, and welcome to the list!
I would love to find out more about La Petro. Could you post some more
information about it? For example, a sketch of the grammar, a small text
in it to get the "feel" of it, etc. I'm particularly impressed by the
fact that you've written three books for your language! Are any of them
Thanks, and welcome again!
Dr. Peter Tarlow wrote:
> I recently learned about this listserv and am
> proud to have joined it. About 50 years ago (I am
> 61) I started to develop a language I called La
> Petro. Words were borrowed from a number of
> languages or self-generated. I was especially
> interested in the question of grammar. I wanted
> to develop a clear and workable grammar. Over the
> years, La Petro has grown to a language of about
> 10,000 words. I have also written a grammar book,
> a text book and a 3,000-word dictionary which
> translates each word into English and Spanish and
> classifies it according to its grammatical usage.