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Re: How to start to make a language?

From:Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 7, 2002, 15:17
Carlos Reyes sekalge:
>I'm going to start Mäpnéet o Mapnêt. But I have not any knowledge of
phonetic and grammar. will give you most of the sounds a human can pronounce. will tell you how to represent these sounds on a computer without special fonts. As for grammar, just ask yourself, ever and always, "How do the languages I know deal with this situation? How should I do this?" That's good for a start. Also look at and for more information on grammar and a bit on phonology. Pablo Flores has a website with a conlanging guide, as well, but I seem to have misplaced the url. Perhaps it's in my boot. Or the couch. Oh, it in my other boot? Ach, cud! Laimes, Wright. ____ "Through not observing the thoughts of another a man is seldom unhappy, but he who does not observe the movements of his own mind must of necessity be unhappy." --Marcus Aurelius


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