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
> >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
> author on the >way it works things out, is a master in presenting a
> face and then, at the >moment you expect it last strike with a
> unpredictable feature! And of >course it goes the other way round: at
> moment you think you're completely lost, >it shows suddenly a familiar
> 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
> No no... not snoring - that would be utterly random gibberish...
> 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
> So >throw away all my explanations. Maggel just *is*.
> ::raises eyebrows:: *snarlfle!*
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