Re: that particular creole Re: You might be a conlanger if...
|From:||Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>|
|Date:||Friday, November 12, 2004, 4:15|
On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 08:37, Rodlox wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Caleb Hines" <cph9fa@...>
> To: <CONLANG@...>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2004 5:51 PM
> Subject: Re: You might be a conlanger if...
> > *Your spouse wakes you up at night asking what "shkazarat kinumoza" means
> > (because you were muttering it in your sleep).
> "who is s/he ?"
> > *You ponder a creolization of Arabic, Japanese, Tagalog and Celtic (and
> > possibly a historical setting to explain where it came from).
> oh that's easy -- Rome fell earlier...and a Celto-Arab culture dominates
> the Indo-Pacific sea lanes.
Ouch! That sounds just like the sort of thing I'd do! Thanks for the tip! ;)
Now to get and _learn_ tagalog!
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Clinersterton beademung - in all of love. RIP James Blish
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Mau e ki, "He aha te mea nui?"
You ask, "What is the most important thing?"
Maku e ki, "He tangata, he tangata, he tangata."
I reply, "It is people, it is people, it is people."