Re: Conlangea Multilingual Phrasebook, 2nd Ed.
|From:||Carsten Becker <naranoieati@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, February 5, 2005, 11:44|
On Friday 04 February 2005 00:55, Henrik Theiling wrote:
> I really don't see any problem with long utterances. Do
> you think it is inefficient?
Yes, in some way. It's just a matter of taste, I know
that. :sigh: I'm just another damn prescriptivist
(word/sp?) as it seems. :-((( :cries:
> No, really, in my current Qthyn|gai, I have the feeling
> that the words are too short. The language can
> theoretically incorporate more than Greenlandic, yet
> Greenlandic words are often longer in terms of morpheme
> count and regularly longer in terms of syllables/morae.
> I have to work a lot at that language to get a good
> length of words, I suppose.
OK, OK, I understood. Please don't let us argue about "Your
words are too long!" now because I can understand your
point, and I agree -- however, I just wanted to make a
suggestion and in no case, I meant harm. My apologies.
> > Yomu eban,
> That's not long at all! :-))))
It's not the greetings that are long themselves. It's rather
conjugating verbs. Or adjectives carrying a quanti- or
Coughing- and sneezingly yours,
 Verbs are the most isolating part of Ayeri: