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Workshops Review No.9 '04

From:Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>
Date:Friday, March 5, 2004, 9:40
Hi ppl!
As you see, now I issue reviews on Fridays.
Does anybody read them, at all?

REVIEW #9 Year 2004, the week from Feb 27 to Mar 04, GMT+02.
NOTE: The names of [persons] while mentioned first, are given in
square brackets, those of ~conlangs~ -- in tildes.


- 4 msg: how shall I read "Direach Ghlinn Eitidh"?

East Asian Conlangs:
- 1 msg: CHAT: More brain power needed for Mandarin than English.


silent again

- 9 msg: A Carraxan recipe from [Adam Walker]: Azeras cun caxa (all
in ~Carrajena~). Try to fuigure it out! And still it became a
translation exercise: [Christian Thalmann] translated it into
Concultural chat: Isidorian Rite



West Asian Conlangs:
- 16 msg. [Theophilus Habarakhe] asked for comments on Muslim place
names in America and Australasia for his "FI" conworld. As a result,
ppl started discussing various related things:
- what Muslim states were Shi`i in OTL ("our timeline")?
- lexical differences between various Arabic dialects;
- Islamic Spain, and [Yitzik]'s ~Ajami~ - a conlang for an ATL
("alternative timeline") where Iberian Peninsula had no
Reconquista - a kind of Mozarabic survived and flourishing till
nowadays; Latin translit scheme for Ajami;
- religion in Europe in Ajami TL;
- types of Arabic personal names.

I see a steady trend for losing activity. I was expecting that the
main List limits would provoke burst of activity in the workshops.
Does conlanging become tedious?
Anyway, that's all for now,
Peace and grace upon you all,
    -- Isaac Penzev (aka Yitzik)


I'm reachable in this List (provisionaly I'm in a Digest mode) and
in any of the workshops listed above, or privately at
(substitute # with @).

-- Yitzik


John Cowan <cowan@...>
Adam Walker <carrajena@...>
Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>