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Re: Is isolated languages better for Auxlangs?

From:Danny Wier <dawiertx@...>
Date:Monday, June 7, 2004, 17:00
From: <jcowan@...>

> Danny Wier scripsit: > > > I've decided to replace the all-caps Latin alphabet with a simplified > > derivation of Latin and Greek, also single-case. It may, however, be a > > featural alphabet based on Hangul, but with a smaller phonology more
> > Japanese. I had fifteen consonants and five vowels, but I might remove
> > and /r/, so 'America' could be known as 'Amelika'. (I once considered > > inventing a conlang with six consonants and three vowels, but it never
> > anywhere. I'm no minimalist.) > > When it comes to ALL CAPS, the Fraser script used for the Lisu language > ( ) is a big win.
Notice the script also uses inverted caps, and punctuation marks for tones! Something similar is Pollard, designed for one or more dialects of Hmong. Only a few letters really resemble Latin letters however.