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Re: introduction Middelsprake

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 28, 2005, 16:18

Ingmar Roerdinkholder <ingmar.roerdinkholder@...> writes:
> Thanks for your reactions, Joe and Carsten > > I think <forsta> is better than <forstand>, because there is only one > language which has <I stand>, and that's English. > Dutch: ik sta > Low Saxon: ick stao > German: ich stehe > Danish: jeg står > Swedish: jag står > N-Norw.: eg står > Fri: ik stea (?) > > So the forms without -nd are in the majority.
But since 'stand' is recognisable easily in German and Dutch at least, while 'sta' might not be so easy even for Germans (at least I percieve it like that), 'stand' isn't really a bad choice, I think.
>... > Middelsprake isn't the only ArtLang I made. I also have Alborgian, an > originally Maghrebi-Arabic dialect in Christian mouth on the island > Alborgia South of Portugal, a bit like Maltese but even more > thoroughly altered by Romance influence and isolation. Guervalese, > spoken on Guerval, North of Spain, resembling > Asturo-Leonese and Galician. And Muntyiki, a Portuguese based Creole > on the island of Monchique, West of Suriname. And Southern Germanic, a > seperate branch of Germanic, the missing link between Celtic and > Germanic. Voradian, an old Slavonic relic language in an enclave > between Hungary and Romania, very much magyarized in phonology and > structure, but still Slavic. Quintinian, a Franconian relic in > North-Western France; Scandofrisian; Scandoslavic; Medjazik > (Pan-Slavonic), etc. etc. > I made all those Artlangs because I liked it, and not because I want > the world to speak them, including Middelsprake.
Wow! Many of these seem really interesting. Could you post some bits and pieces to give an impression? **Henrik