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new conlang - " *aiinodbus' "

From:Rodlox <rodlox@...>
Date:Wednesday, September 22, 2004, 6:30
(name drawn from arbitrarily sellected letters in the conlang).

concept: narration-based [all Implied First Person]
other features:
trigger prefix
implied acceptance & accuracy

phoneme pronounciation:
kh [X]
o  (like "cOt" & "Octopus")
u  (like "tUt & "bUnk") [U\] ?
I  [I] or [I\]
ii  (like "sIght" and "strIve")
a  (like "bAt" & "cAn")
b  [b]
d  [d]  (? [d'] or [d_<] ?)
dy [dz\]
n  [n] or [N\]
m  [m]
sy [s\]
zy [z\]
s  [s]
s'  [S]
h  [h] (?) [h\] or [H\] ?)
*  [O\]

no double vowels.
no triple consanants.
'dy' can not be used to prefix or start a word; nor can 'sy' 'zy' or (_).
'gh' can not be used to suffix or end a word; nor can ('kh')* or (_).
suffixes can not be used as prefixes.
prefixes can not be used as suffixes.
clicks can only prefix words.
clicks can not prefix particibles or non-word single-phonemes.  (ie, the man
threw *a* ball").
prefixes can not prefix clicks.
clicks can prefix prefixes that are attached to words.
there are no double clicks.
* = I'm of two minds about that one.


ghere = narrate, narration
ghore = he narrates [thusly]
ghure = she narrates [thusly]
ghoure = it was relayed [to me] that it was narrated [thusly]
*for the ending of a narration, replace GH with KH;
khore = [and so] he narrated

s'aih = you
s'aoh = they
s'aeh = other

sobe = to
sabe = from
sebe = with
sibe = by
siibe = of

throw = ghekh
hit = ghedh
kick = ghadh
butting = ghakh

but = dusu
and = sudu
as well (as) = susudu
and then = sudusudu
so, therefore = dususu
because = susu
however = dusudu

dyen = man
dyon = woman
dyiin = anon.
dyiinaum = unknown
(so...what function does the -aum serve?  how does it go from Anonymous ->
Unknown ?).
dyaen = person, people [abstract concept]

* is a trigger, an emphasis-marker.  Some speakers of this language, use *
to place emphasis on whether the recipient or the giver is older or
higher-ranked than the other person.
ie, "dyenasy  *dyonaze  [toaster]"  =  "the man gives a toaster to
_the_woman_"  or  "he gives _her_ a toaster"

past tense:
ie, "dyenazye" = "man got"
present tense:
-(a)zy = recipient
-(a)sy = bestower
-aum = (?)
ie, "dyenasy" = "man is given"
future tense:
-(a)zya = recipient
-(a)sya = bestower
ie, "dyenasya" = "man will get"

accuracy is implied by context...
"dyenasy  s'aoh  ghedh"  =  "the man gives / they / hit"  =  "the man hits,
they are not hit" -> "the man hits and misses them".

acceptance is implied by context.  to use the toaster of earlier...
"dyenasy  dyon  [toaster]"  =  "the man gives / the woman / a toaster"
in this example, the woman does not accept the toaster.
"dyenasy  dyonazy  [toaster]"  =  "the man gives / the woman recieves / a
in this example, she does accept the toaster.