Re: BrSc Akuefi
|From:||Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>|
|Date:||Friday, June 25, 2004, 4:18|
On Thursday, June 24, 2004, at 11:09 , Benct Philip Jonsson wrote:
> At 19:17 6/23/2004, Ray Brown wrote:
>> It's really high time the poor things got named. BP suggested that BrScA
>> has its one CVC shape name. The word shall have no meaning other than the
>> name of the language. I agree. As |y| is a vowel (= /ai/) in BrScA, I did
>> toy with either 'xyz' or 'zyx' as the name. But maybe not very
> Assuming _x_ = /S/ and _z_ = /dZ/ I definitely prefer /dZajS@/,
_x_ is almost certain to be /S/. _z_ might be /dz/ rather than /dZ/.
> since /SajdZ@/ is a tung-twister to me, and morover gives me
> associations to /Sajt@/, which isn't fortunate either in English
> or German.
It reminder me rather of English 'shyster', which is also unfortunate. So
I'm not inclined to 'xyz'.
I was trying to think of a CVC combo I could use without the likelihood
one day of wishing it was spare to convey some required meaning. If, e.g.
I harked back to BrSc and went for something like 'bas', 'bax' or whatever,
I might, when I seriously start to build up vocabulary, have wished I
could use them for some other meaning.
Maybe, I should just write myself random word generators for BrScA and for
BrScB, run of a list of, say, 20 for each and see if any of them
intuitively hit me as 'the name' :)
"A mind which thinks at its own expense will always
interfere with language." J.G. Hamann, 1760