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Re: The great Michael Everson (was: Reformed Latin-script writing...)

From:Boudewijn Rempt <bsarempt@...>
Date:Friday, May 5, 2000, 9:17
On Thu, 4 May 2000, Daniel A. Wier wrote:

> > By the way, I read that the Burushaski language (an isolate spoken by a > small community way up in the Indian-Pakistani Himalayan country) has no > established script. Is that true, and could this be an opportunity for > me (and anyone else who wants to help) to devise a script for them? I > just need to know the phonology and common affixes, phonemic sequential > rules, even a basic vocabulary, and whatever else would be the most > helpful in working out a writing system... >
If you're going to do something with Burushashki it might be a good idea to contact Richard Patry and Etienne Tiffou, who are the leading linguists working on that language. I believe the latters email address to be tiffoue@MAGELLAN.UMontreal.CA, but I haven't checked it. Boudewijn Rempt |