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Re: Very early new sketch

From:Cian Ross <cian@...>
Date:Friday, October 15, 2004, 22:47
On Friday 15 October 2004 11:33 am, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 03:33:09PM -0500, Cian Ross wrote: > > ...of a conlang that popped into my head one night recently: > > > > Wow, I wish conlangs can pop into my head already in such an > elaborated form like that!
I don't quite know where it came from--it just...happened. :) It actually blasted me out of bed prematurely that morning--I couldn't sleep any longer with it bouncing around in my brain.
> The phonology reminds me of Russian somehow... is that intentional?
I don't think so. The Slavic languages are among the IE languages that I know the least about, so far.
> Now, I like the idea of a plural and a super-plural. I think that's > what Tatari Faran needs, two degrees of plurality. :-)
I'm not quite sure where that came from, either.... :)
> For the rest... not much comment yet, except that now I feel like I > should take a more careful look at vowel harmony than I have so far.
I may or may not have been using the right term there. If nothing else, if I'm misusing it, I'm hoping to be set straight by someone on the list. CKR