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Re: introduction Middelsprake

From:Tristan McLeay <conlang@...>
Date:Friday, May 23, 2008, 7:28
Benct Philip Jonsson wrote:
> Grammar: no case, no person distinctions no > strong/weak adjectives. Probably also no > preterite but only one past tense formed with > 'have'+participle like modern southern dialects > of German (which however use 'be'+participle > too, but that should be used only for passive in > an auxlang).
And, unless my sources are wrong, also Afrikaans and Yiddish.
> > BTW */au/ and */ai/ should perhaps be spelled > _eau, oai_ (_beaum, stoain_) for maximal on-sight > identification by everyone! :-)
Oh that's nifty! Only works in spelling no doubt, but so so nifty. (I tried to interpret it pronunciationly, and failed completely, till I realised I had to interpret "on-sight" literally ;) -- Tristan.


Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>