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Notya (was RE: "Sentient")

Date:Friday, December 31, 1999, 6:13
> -----Original Message----- > From: Constructed Languages List [mailto:CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU]On > Behalf Of Grandsire, C.A. > Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 1999 2:24 AM > To: CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU > Subject: Re: "Sentient"
> The main idea of Notya is: no nouns, no verbs, nothing > that looks like > them, but roots and four suffixes to give the "grammatical" relation > between the root and the other words, as well as its "activity" > ('static' or 'active', but nouns can well be active and verbs static). > Yes, only four suffixes are enough to all the relations generally > covered by nouns, verbs, cases, pre/postpositions, etc... Add to that a > lot of context-depending constructions, and you have it. If you want > more about it, I can talk more tomorrow. But today I'm really busy (I > have my presentation this afternoon!).
I'd like to hear more about it :) Eric Christopherson