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THEORY: Natural language change (was Re: ...

From:R. Nierse <rnierse@...>
Date:Wednesday, September 22, 1999, 13:07
> > > any (stress) natlang is a tone lang (tone) in that regard. > > =20 > > OK, but people have to sing. So how about 5 tones? > > Like, a =E1 =E0 =E3 =E2 or such. >=20 > and "m=E2n t=E3k" collides into "m=E2n ta'k" like in any tone natlang ? > i know you know there is already a famous (aux)conlang with tones > as PoS tags.
I'm currently making a tone language that I would like to share with you. Ed Heil thought it good enough, so that makes me a little less nervous drawing your attention to it. Maybe i'll post it tomorrow.