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Re: Quick sound change plot

From:Andy Canivet <cathode_ray00@...>
Date:Thursday, June 13, 2002, 22:13
Your Very Basic Root List... how did you compile it?  I'm making my first
one and I just wondered if it is supposed to be such a pain in the butt...


>From: Christopher B Wright <faceloran@...> >Reply-To: Constructed Languages List <CONLANG@...> >To: CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU >Subject: Re: Quick sound change plot >Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 13:45:16 -0400 > >Jan van Steenbergen sekalge: > >Just curious, but what do you need such a program for? > >I'm lazy and don't want to go through my Very Basic Root List (VBRL) (tm) >and work on each root to make the words. Ah, well. I'll just do it the >proper way. > >Christopher Bates sekalge: > >Out of interest, are any of the sounds in the language > >represented by digraphs? Is your language strictly CVCVC.. etc or are > >there any consonant clusters? Consonant clusters combined with digraphs > >might make it slightly more difficult... not much though. > >Raleh has four consonantal digraphs (ph and bh, labiodental plosives, mh >/F/, and sh /S/) and four vowel digraphs (ae /ej/, ei /9/, eu /y/, ou >/O/). There are many consonant clusters allowed; the syllable style is >(S) (K) (L) V (F) (K), where S is a fricative, K is not a nasal or >semivowel, F is not a stop, and L is a semivowel. (I am going for >phonetic richness this time. By the numbers, there are 1,128,960 possible >syllables.) > >I think that Raleh is a language for McLuddites (sp?). I have the same >VBR (tm) for evil, auxlang, and technology.\ > >Laimes, >Wright.
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