Re: Ayeri: Longer text & Sound example
|From:||Simon Richard Clarkstone <s.r.clarkstone@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, November 10, 2004, 23:43|
Carsten Becker wrote:
I think it sounds beautiful, especially the poly-/multi-phthongs (i.e.
longer than diphthongs) and the nasals (i.e. the bits you are
criticising). It is like Elvish without all those [l]s and [T]s.
I suspect that a daughter conlang would take a bit of a walloping, to
get rid of about 20% of the syllables. Natives *will* abbreviate and
*will* fail to see the beauty of the whole thing in their mission to
BTW, I don't think that "r0x0rz y00r s0x0rz" works in normal English,
only in 133t. Hmmm... a conlang based on leet, that would be cool:
4ll j00r 8453 4r3 831on6 2 u5!!!!1#!@!!
all 2P.POS base.PL be.3P.PL own-by/control-by (etc; I can't do glosses.)
We own/have control of all your tools/resources.
Simon Richard Clarkstone
firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
> The soundfile is accessible at
> It's 16 sec long! The longest recording that has ever been
> made in Ayeri :-)
> Ack, I know that it has too much [aoaeaoiaoe] and
> [nAnggAnggAng] in it. This is due to the grammar in
> most cases and no language sounds 100% beautiful. OK, maybe
> except Tolkien's langs, but he as t3h m45t0r 0f k0nl4n6z
> th4t r0x0rz y00r s0x0rz doesn't count :-P
> Enjoy & please comment,