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Re: Star Names (was; Re; Back!)

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Thursday, July 22, 1999, 5:02
Herman Miller wrote:
> And I've already "borrowed" the Jarrda word for butterfly into Tirelat,=
> "iunti" [jundi]. Actually, the Tirelat "c" would have been a better > equivalent for the Jarrda "j", but I bent the rules to avoid an unfortu=
> visual similarity to an inappropriate English word.
That reminds me of in my first conlang, I changed the nominative singular androgynous ending of one of the paradigms from -=FAk to -=FAm.=20 The plural was -=FA, and I had had a name T'kif=FA (/t@ki'fV/) for a peop= le, and I didn't want the singular to be T'kif=FAk. :-) --=20 "[H]e axed after eggys: And the goode wyf answerde, that she coude not speke no Frenshe ... And then at last a nother sayd that he woulde haue hadde eyren: then the goode wyf sayd that she vnderstood hym wel." -- William Caxton ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor