Shinsei - the pre-Babel language
|From:||Pascal A. Kramm <pkramm@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, March 30, 2005, 23:24|
Finally I'm ready to present my newest project: Shinsei :D
"Shinsei" is from Japanese, meaning "divine spirit".
It is the language used by the "gods" and the humans alike before the Babel
incident (mentioned in the first verse of the Babel text). After it, when
several languages were newly created by the "gods" to keep the humans from
communicating with each other, its vocabulary got distributed to languages used
in areas far away from Babel, mostly to Proto-Ancient-Japanese in the far east
(later becoming Ancient Japanese) and to Proto-Indo-European in the far west
(later shining through mostly in the Germanic languages).
These newly created languages were also given some phonological changes, and
more importantly, also many grammatical changes - not that much in Proto-Ancient
Japanese, but quite profound in Proto-Indo-European, like introduction of
conjugation and declination, creation of cases like dual and plural etc.
The ideas for these changes and the vocabulary to fill up the gaps in the new
languages were taken from other languages spoken among the "gods".
Pascal A. Kramm, author of:
Ichwara Prana: http://www.choton.org/ichwara/
Advanced English: http://www.choton.org/ae/