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Re: Major update of gjax-zym-byn

From:John Quijada <jq_ithkuil@...>
Date:Sunday, July 31, 2005, 19:53
I like the new gzb orthography -- much easier to read than all the
digraphs with -x and -q.  Some of your vowel orthography strikes me as a
little funny -- any reason you don't use diaereses/umlauts?  It would free
up other letters to be used for more standard sorts of values.

I never examined your number system before.  I am very pleased to see that
the basic set of roots rests on primes.  I wanted my number roots to be
based on primes but I couldn't get the system to work logically.  I like
the way you've solved the problem.

I also like your extended set of affixes well beyond Esperanto.  Some of
your affix categories give me an idea or two for future revisions of

Would love to hear some sound files.  The measured use of clicks and
ejectives and your phonotactics must make for a fascinating-sounding
language.  Any particular reason that stress and tone aren't
phonologically relevant?  I can understand tone, but it seems like you
could do something interesting with stress (here I go naturally thinking
about morpho-phonological efficiency again...!)