Re: Merian H3: Concept
|From:||Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 14, 2001, 19:18|
Quoting Joe Hill <joe@...>:
> Well, the third language for my world is in it's conceptual stages.
> The Idea is a highly inflected language, that has evolved so the
> inflections have replaced the word itself. It should prove interesting
> to design :-)
If you're interested in ideas for that, I'd suggest reading
a grammar or two about Yup'ik, which is polysynthetic. Most
of the Iroquoian languages tend towards polysynthesis, too.
Thomas Wier <trwier@...> <http://home.uchicago.edu/~trwier>
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