|From:||Aaron Morse <artlangs@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 3, 2006, 17:07|
You should check out socialese, at http://www.kutjara.com/wiki/index.php?title=Socialese
Peter Bleackley <Peter.Bleackley@...> wrote: staving kutsuwamushi:
>I'm about to sketch out the basic morphology of a language that I'm
>working on for a friend who writes fantasy stories, and I thought it
>would be the perfect opportunity to play with oligosynthesis.
>I don't really know where to start as far as researching to get a good
>idea of what would make good roots and affixes, though. Does anyone
>have any suggestions?
If I were doing an oligosynthetic language, I'd have all my basic roots be
in one part of speech, most probably verbs. I'd then use a system of noun
classes to derive nouns from the verbs, and carry on in that manner.
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