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Re: Interbeing

From:Joe Hill <joe@...>
Date:Monday, February 18, 2002, 21:23
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From: "Kala Tunu" <kalatunu@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2002 7:30 PM
Subject: Re: Interbeing

> Joe Hill <joe@...> wrote: > >>> > Oooh! I like 'malosanokaya-'(poet). I should do an agglutinating
> but I really haven't done enough on Zitwbata(an interesting language > involving a kind of consonantal root), but I can't get it to look right. > <<< > yeah, i like it too. actually, sticking words together makes your conlang
> way more interesting. i'm thinking of doing that with tunu. until now i
did the
> indonesian way so the components of compound words are written separately.
> instance "dictionary" is "kuni kaci matu" ("book compile words") but i
> that writing it "kunikacimatu" would bless the language with inuktitutish > coolness. imaybewrongbutdontyouthinkso? > regarding zitwbata, i don't get what's wrong with it. the apostrophe is
> used in hebrew books for the schwa and the w is not so weird either (i
> have used ë and ü but everyone's got his own fads). however, if it's > triconsonant-rooted, why don't you make the t-r tree root of ator into
'-t-r and
> 'ator or something to that effect? (i mean, with something like a aleph or
> like?). i wish there were a roman font for an "empty" or a "blank" vowel. > Mathias > > >
Actually, the apostrophe is a glottal stop. And the roots are mono, bi, tri, or quadroconsonantal roots.