Re: CHAT Graeca sine flexione (was: Greek plosives)
|From:||R A Brown <ray@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 3, 2006, 9:05|
Hanuman Zhang wrote:
> on 2/2/06 8:52 PM, R A Brown at ray@CAROLANDRAY.PLUS.COM wrote:
>>taliesin the storyteller wrote:
>>>Graeca sine flexione, now that's a language that needs to be made!
> EEK! Eh?, Graeca sine flexione sounds bit too much like Glosa, the
That was my first reaction also!
> then again Glosa's roots are about 1/3 Latin.
Yes, there is quite a bit of Latin derived stuff there as well. Also it
doesn't always treat Greek derivations with respect; for example _onyma_
(gen. onymatos) becomes the almost unrecognizable _nima_ with arbitrary
loss of initial vowel.
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