Re: Genders & Re: Elvish-Based Conlangs
|From:||The Gray Wizard <dbell@...>|
|Date:||Friday, August 18, 2000, 12:09|
> From: Dan Jones
> Subject: Re: Genders & Re: Elvish-Based Conlangs
> Steg Belsky
> > RE: ELVISH-BASED CONLANGS
> > PPS- just tacking this on here to save bandwidth, Rokbeigalmki isn't
> > Elvish-based, but it does have loanwords from Proto-Elvish and (to a
> > lesser extent) Nandorin, since the Rokbeigalm live in Tolkien's world.
> Bulyth has quite a few loan-words from Proto-Elvish, and Valarin (because
> the Elves north of the mountains happen to be Sindar and Nandor.
> Here are a
> few examples:
> bened "woman" f. *wened- "maiden"
> minyc "eleven" f. *minik-we
> numyn "west" f. *nume:n
> rushyr "fire" f. V. rushur
> tulyc "yellow" f. V. tuluk (cf. Tulkas)
> Bulyth has also shamelessly stolen from Cornish, Welsh, Old
> Irish, Amman Iar
> (sorry David), and Old Norse. Gods only know how they came into
> contact with
> speakers of those languages... ;o)
Really! I'm flattered. Can we have some examples of this borrowing?
David E. Bell
The Gray Wizard
"Wisdom begins in wonder." - Socrates