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Re: Native Grammatical terms

From:Boudewijn Rempt <bsarempt@...>
Date:Sunday, November 7, 1999, 18:23
On Sat, 6 Nov 1999, Nik Taylor wrote:

> Hey, do y'all have "native" grammatical terms in your conlangs? That > is, have you worked out how the speakers of your conlangs would describe > their language? >
Well, I once did translate the native grammar of Denden of Master Hinadan into Dutch. Unfortunately, the Classical Charyan original got lost when the St. Petersburg Institute of Oriental Studies was raided by the KGB just before the end of the Soviet Union, and, like the cash-strapped student I was at the time, I didn't have the money to take photographs of the priceless manuscript. However, there is some small chance that the manuscripts will be returned, as happened with the Tangut dictionary dr. Ksenia Borisovna Keping is studying. The Dutch translation is available for the asking - but it' in, well, Dutch... Boudewijn Rempt |