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Re: Re : Can any of your conlangs do this?

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Date:Tuesday, May 18, 1999, 8:05
Dans un courrier dat=E9 du 18/05/99 03:54:32  , Danny a =E9crit :

> I've been looking at Sumerian, and from what I understand, final consonant=
> were often left silent, so there seem to be a lot of homophones as well. =20 > See for yourselves at: > =20 >
Although nobody knows exactly what vowels were available in S. and what=20 consonants were next to what vowel after what consonant they all have a nice=20 tendency to change all the time (especially in affixes) and so do consonants=20 (especially in affixes) in monosyllable words (change all the time) so you=20 can reliably relate S. to any language anywhere in the world. I read an=20 interesting article in a major Japanese newspaper claiming a link between Ja= p=20 and S. and a whole book of roots common to Hungarian and S. I can't see how anybody could speak that language. It's obviously a mere=20 invention : Sumerian never existed, I'm sure of it now, it's just been made=20 up by some crazy archeolinguists to baffle everybody the whole world.=20 Mathias