Re: A very short language description (Was Re: Missing Words)
|From:||Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 19, 2002, 8:03|
--- "M. Å." <moriquende@...> wrote:
> Please note that in my case "non-Indo-European" plus
> "not very old" equals
> "somewhat sucking English". ;) Trying to improve it.
Well, I am very very Indo-European, and not very
young, but my English is not at all better. :-b
> The language itself has more influence from Uralic
> laguages, as it is my first bigger conlang.
> The "feel" of sounds (not really enough to say
> phonology) I tried to reach was mostly from Dutch
> and Russian, but I was never very serious about
> this, and I speak neither of them.
You certainly know how to make people curious! Where
is Mamqosian supposed to be spoken?
Well, both Dutch and Russian are well-represented on
this list. If you ever need to know something, just
try me (or one of the others).
> - Maija Åstrand
"You know, I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought,
wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that
happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great
comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe." --- J.
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