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Re: conlang servey (Maggel)

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Wednesday, October 30, 2002, 13:26
En réponse à J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>:

> > ROTFLMAO. BTW is there a definition for _chaoslang_, hehe 0_o? >
A language extremely sensitive to initial conditions? ;))))
> > > >Mainly fusional, with hints of isolation and agglutination, and a > light > >touch of polysynthesis ;))) . > > LMAO sounds like recipe for a fairly exotic dish... >
That's how I meant it ;))) .
> > > [ . . .] Maggel takes irregularity as a way of life, surprises even > its > author on the >way it works things out, is a master in presenting a > familiar > face and then, at the >moment you expect it last strike with a > completely > unpredictable feature! And of >course it goes the other way round: at > the > moment you think you're completely lost, >it shows suddenly a familiar > face! > > Somewhat like the Russian idea of _otstraneniye_ (spelling?)!!! >
I don't know what it means, so I'll let the Russians of the list answer for me ;))) .
> > Somewhere in this above passage is a rather good definition of a > _chaoslang_ I think. . . >
A language taking irregularity to an extreme degree while still giving the (false) impression that there is a nice regular principle behind all this nonsense? ;)))
> > No no... not snoring - that would be utterly random gibberish... > more > like that twilight zone betwixt sleepy dream-state and wakefulness. >
Nice idea, indeed :)) .
> >But like the Tao, the Maggel which can be explained is not the true > Maggel. > So >throw away all my explanations. Maggel just *is*. > > ::raises eyebrows:: *snarlfle!* >
Hehe ;))) Christophe. Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.