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Interactions between languages & loan words

From:Scotto Hlad <scott.hlad@...>
Date:Thursday, March 20, 2008, 4:48
Well, I'm not sure if the subject is clear enough so let's see if I can
explain my question. With my new language Pilovian being surrounded by many
other Romance languages, I'm sure that I can develop the Romance part of it
quite well which will be evident, (I hope) when I post the Babel text. My
concern is that in the area of the Pyrenees mountains there is also the
Basque language. In my design, I'd like to have some interaction between
Basque and Pilovian but I'm not sure how. I'd like to have words enter
Pilovian from Basque, but I have no idea what parameters to set. According
to Wikipedia, the Basques are historically great mariners and so I would
certainly want to borrow heavily from Basque to influence any maritime

Any suggestions?



ROGER MILLS <rfmilly@...>