Re: help with starting out
|From:||Robert Hailman <robert@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, July 1, 2000, 3:07|
Barry Garcia wrote:
> CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU writes:
> >Sounds and phonology and phonetics and such have always facinated me, so
> >I'm enjoying this a great deal.
> >Maybe a new sort of relay, where the first message is in a conlang (or
> >maybe even in English, or some other language) and it is given just with
> >a phonological transcription, and each person has to adapt it into their
> >language's phonology, in the manner that a speaker of their conlang
> >would percieve it when spoken by a speaker of the Conlang that preceeded
> >it in the relay. It'd be fun to see if the person who started it could
> >comprehend the final version, and which languages changed it the most.
> Hmm, that would be interesting I think. It's interesting to see how
> speakers of different languages would change sounds in foreign words.
That's the idea, although I'd prefer if something like this wasn't done
until I get back from camp (or Europe, if we actually end up going),
which would be on the 3rd of September. I'll post a message either way.
> >Anyways, just a thought.
> >Also, are the new Saalangal webpages up yet?
> Not yet, I plan to work on them tonight.
>Alright, either post a link here or email me privately at
firstname.lastname@example.org, I'll check my email again tomorrow morning at the