Notya (was RE: "Sentient")
|Date:||Friday, December 31, 1999, 6:13|
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> 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 :)