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From:Eli Naeher <enaeher@...>
Date:Saturday, October 23, 1999, 0:46
On Fri, 22 Oct 1999, Nik Taylor wrote:

> Well, it seems to me very unlikely that another script would happen to > create a single character for /ks/. It's not an affricate, an affricate > is a homorganic (produced in the same place) sequence of stop and > fricative, like /kx/ or /ts/
Ahh. And I suppose the same applies to q. OK...I will try to remove those from the list ASAP.
> Gender? Latin came close, using -i for genitive singular only for one > group of masculine or neuter nouns, and -ae for one group of feminine.
> Make it arbitrary. Choose one or the other class, just as natural > languages do frequently with gender systems.
I suppose that's the only reasonable choice, but as a native English speaker I don't like having to remember set noun classes--it was bad enough trying to remember two with Latin and Welsh, let alone five...I could drop the inflections altogether, I suppose.
> I love this sig.
Thanks. Melville is great. ___ )_|_) Eli Naeher - )__|__) )___|___) "A whaleship was my Yale College and my Harvard." \-,__|_,---/ --Herman Melville \________/