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Re: A new langauge model?

From:Dr. David E. Bell <dbell@...>
Date:Friday, November 12, 1999, 16:33
> From: Walter Mack > > At the moment I'm attempting to create my first conlang (actually it's > more an artlang,
Artlangs are conlangs too, in fact some of us are biased enough to think that they are the most interesting kind!
> Grammar: > > Consonants can generally be grouped together without vowels separating > them (?) however only "s", "sh" and "zh" can be placed after "pf". > No more than 3 consecutive vowels are allowed.
This is actually what is called phonotactics. Not really part of the grammar.
> ... > > OK, that's as far as I've gotten. I'm kind of stuck at the moment :)
You'll get unstuck! This is as good a start as any. Most of us start with phonetics and phonotactics so we can get a feel for the "texture" of the language before we embark on syntactic considerations. Keep at it! David