Theiling Online    Sitemap    Conlang Mailing List HQ   

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
Cheerio, Jan ===== "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. Michael Straczynski __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Everything you'll ever need on one web page from News and Sport to Email and Music Charts