Re: Dipping my toe in the water
|From:||Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, January 29, 2002, 8:52|
And pure preference for modifiers-first kept my
conlang from being Sanokayada!
8< all-out surgery >8
There is a major tendency
> to let
> > >the name of the conlang begin with A, D, S, T or
> V. And
> > >especially T.
> > Gaak! That'd be three of my four conlangs worth
> the name - Tairezazh,
> > Steianzh (or Steienzh [stEI@nZ] as the speakers
> say) and Tersnuvu. Only
> > Kalini Sapak is original then ...
> Uatakassi LOOKS like it doesn't follow that trend,
> until you realize
> that ua- is simply a gender prefix (animates other
> than animals; e.g.,
> fire, language, social institutions, emotions, some
> abstractions, some
> plants, insects for some speakers, etc.), so that
> the root is actually
> Takassi. Eek! It's actually a closet T-conlang!
> "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a
> big dork or nerd,
> you just have to find people who are dorky the same
> way you are." -
> ICQ: 18656696
> AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42
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