|From:||Adam Walker <dreamertwo@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, November 15, 2001, 14:09|
*abashed* I've never cobbled a single one in ANY of my langs. Lrahran
should have an enormous vocab of them and doesn't have a single one.
Where'd I put that blasted thinking cap?
So lift the cup of joy and take a big drink.
In spite of it all it's a beautiful world.
>From: Muke Tever <alrivera@...>
>Reply-To: Constructed Languages List <CONLANG@...>
>Subject: Re: conculture
>Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 09:03:20 -0500
>From: "Elliott Lash" <AL260@...>
> > aniye Adam Walker:
> > > My concultures and conlangs usually develop symbiotically. A new word
> > > suggests a cultural attitude. A new bit of culture built suggests a
> > > sematic domain. That in turn further defines th culture inspiring
> > > vocab. Which comes first? Why the chickeggen of course!
> > >
> > Speaking of such things, I recently looked into the cultural domain of
> > Silinestic culture, and the result was the creation of a larger
> > describing various musical things:
> > Currently there are 4 main instruments:
> > tiuma 'lyre' (sort of like a lyre at least)
> > gaske '4 string harp'
> > limma/yalma 'harp'
> > piore 'pipe' (more flute like really)
> > lineo 'instrument'
>This reminds me of ... ah yes, I was thinking about really specialized
>vocabulary tonight at work.
>English has a word for "paisley". Admittedly, it's a transferred place
>but the fact that "oily swirled paramecia pattern" gets a word and not,
>"fuzzy blue monkey pattern", ought to say something cultural about us.
>What kinds of patterns are common/popular enough to have their own names in
>(I can't think of any offhand in any of mine...)
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