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Re: Do your conlangs affect each other?

From:Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>
Date:Monday, September 29, 2008, 19:36

On Mon, 29 Sep 2008 10:35:10 -0400, Jim Henry wrote:

> The theta-role postposition system of gzb has influenced the case > systems of some of my other conlangs, both engelangs and artlangs; > and gzb itself borrowed a few words from my earlier artlangs. > There's some phonotactic similarity between gzb and a couple > of my more recent artlangs, but I don't think it's so much gzb > influencing them as my own lamatyave shaping all of them in > similar ways.
I know what you are talking about. Old Albic is where I let my lamatyave run free, and I am often tempted to reuse all those ideas in other, unrelated conlangs for their perceived prettiness and niftiness - but then, I manage to say to myself "Don't relex Old Albic - do something else". After all, most of what I do in Old Albic would be out of place in both the Indo-European artlangs and the experimental languages. And, as I wrote earlier in this thread, I feel that ideas ought not to be reused without need. ... brought to you by the Weeping Elf