Brithenig (was Re: Ebb and flow (was Re: Naisek Pages Updated))
|From:||Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, August 7, 2008, 18:52|
On Wed, 6 Aug 2008 20:42:10 +1200, andrew wrote:
> [re changing Brithenig or not]
> Best to leave it as is. I think if I did get around to working on an
> alternative Brythonic conlang I should have a go at doing an a priori
> language. Could be interesting to try. (Although Sindarin already
> exists! :) At my current rate of conlanging this should take place
> sometime around about when we achieve technological singularity.
> Grammatically I consider Brithenig a closed canon. Lexically I'm still
> researching words and phrases for translation exercises.
Yes. Brithenig is a classic, and apart from researching new words,
it ought to be kept the way it is. Any substantial change to its
phonology or grammar would cause a major upheaval with the Ill
Bethisad community and is not worth the trouble.
A friend of a friend of mine once said, "Art is when someone says
'Now'." There is a point in most works of art when the artist
declares it finished and refrains from further additions. Art
always means to choose what to do and what NOT to do.
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