Re: Yet another new one
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, March 6, 2002, 12:01|
En réponse à Christian Köttl <h9551046@...>:
> Hi to all conlangers,
> I have been subscribing to the list some er... weeks ago, I now would
> like to introduce myself. My name is Christian Köttl (If you cannot
> see the second letter of my surname: It is an o with two dots on it,
> an Umlaut). My native language is German, although I have learned
> Latin, a bit of Ancient Greek and English at school, a bit of Dutch
> during half a year in Antwerp (Flanders) and now a try to learn some
> French. I have to add that I am from Vienna, Austria.
Bienvenu Christian ! :)) (Willkomen! if I use the little German I know :)) )
> My conlanging experience was beginning at the age of 14 when I
> constructed my first real conlang that was not just for naming
> characters in a short story. It was agglutinating (like so many
> starters, I think) and I have got really far with it until I noticed
> how implausible some parts of the language were. Nevertheless, it is
> some sort of complete, and I even wrote one chapter of a book for
> starters and developed parts of a syllabary.
What parts do you find implausible? I'd like to know since languages are so
diverse that what people sometimes think is implausible is in fact nicely
implemented in a real currently spoken language :)) .
> Later on, other sketches of languages followed, but most of them were
> discarded due to new ideas (and other non-conlanging projects) before
> they could develop. For a some time now, I try to construct three
> families of languages for a fantasy setting, and I am now deep into
> the language of the Orachai, which has many features of an isolating
> language but also some remnants of an inflecting past. More on that
> probably later on.
Feel free to share about your languages, we're always fond of conlang-related
posts :)) .
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