Theiling Online    Sitemap    Conlang Mailing List HQ   

Workshops Review #03, 2005

From:Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>
Date:Monday, February 7, 2005, 9:59
Review #03 (covering the period from Jan 16 to Feb 05):

I put authors' names in square brackets, and projects names in figure ones.

A posteriori workshops:

"based on lgs of First Nations, Black Africa, Australian Aboriginals etc."
No activity since Jan 13

"based on Celtic lgs"
No activity since Aug 24, 2004. Is the group dead?

"based on East Asian lgs: CJK, Indochina, India (both Aryan and Dravidic),
Siberia, Pacific Ocean etc."
Links between unrelated languages?

"based on Germanic lgs"
Proto-Germanic adjectives: degrees of comparison paradigms. Babel text,
McGuffey Lessons 1-6, «Three Rings», pizza package and «The North Wind and
the Sun» in {Intergermansk} by [Pascal A. Kramm]. Sound changes in {Rúmeann}
by [Jú].

"based on Proto-IndoEuropean"
No activity since Dec 01, 2004

"based on Romance lgs"
«Purple Cow» in {Uchunata} by [Habarakhe] and {Jovian} by [Christian
Thalmann]. New paradigms for {Old Fortunatian} by [Habarakhe]. Where to find
a good Latin primer?

"based on Slavic, Baltic lgs or Greek"
No activity since Dec 16, 2004

"based on Uralic lgs"
No activity since Aug 25, 2004

"based on West Asian lgs: Semitic and other Afrasian, Turkic, North
Caucasian etc."
No activity since Jan 04

Other specialized workshops:

- - conscripts:
Vertical alphabet from [RoboSteve]. "First Script" from [Jeff Jones].
{Sohlob} script from [Benct Philip Jonsson]. Inuktitut syllabary and

- - League of the Lost Languages -
[The Sock]'s {Heefanoshaj} verb system. Phenomenon of "echoing" in affixes.
{Da Mätz se Basa} by [Henrik Theiling].

- - conlangs in use:
In search of New Ideas for Stress.

Sister groups:

Spammed with Omnial grammar.

How is a language born?

Groups in other languages:

- - in Spanish:
Aspectuality in Slavic verb system. Neuter genger in Spanish - is it
possible? Is Japanese agglutinative? Alternative approaches to typology.
What is polysynthesis?

- - in French:
A new member is welcomed.

- - in Russian:
Mostly testing. How to classify various types of a posteriori langs.

Enjoy your communication!

-- Yitzik