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Re: What have I done???!!!!

Date:Tuesday, May 29, 2001, 16:25
On Tue, 29 May 2001, Henrik Theiling wrote:

> But, that's not too amazing since S3 will be agglutinating (actually, > I'd rather call the highly unspeakable system it uses `inglutinating' > since the affixes are attached somewhere inside the word (involving > harmony, of course). It is inspired by agglutinating languages and > Semitic vowel insertion).
I think that I'll stick to simple things like Praxian, where the meaning of a word can depend upon its gender. /gjum@n&nTi/ "the slave" (of unknown gender, therefore neuter is used) /gjum@n&ntr/ "the foreigner" (of foreign gender--"tr" is not a typo) /gjum@n&nTor/ "the Devil worshipper" or "The Red Priest" (of wrong gender) To indicate apparent sexual gender of a foreigner, the adjectives /wa?en/ (bullish/male) or /?aIren/ (cow-like/female) are used (both with the -en "foreign" gender singular ending, in this case).