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Re: THEORY: irregular conlangs

From:R. Eamon Graham <robertg@...>
Date:Saturday, October 9, 1999, 18:48
Hi all,

wayne chevrier wrote:

> Dioi (I am not sure where it is spoken) has 55 different noun classifiers, > including 3 mutually exclusive ones for books, depending on number of volumes > and whether or not ledgers, but not simply the number or use.
I know nothing of the grammar, but "Dioi" refers to two close dialects, Nhang and Bouyei in Vietnam and South China and are Daic Languages in the Northern Tai branch. Just contributing to the discussion. :) Eamon Graham