Re: lessons for conlang orthography Re: English notation
|From:||Tom Tadfor Little <tom@...>|
|Date:||Friday, June 29, 2001, 22:10|
At 03:42 PM Friday 6/29/01, you wrote:
>>A lot could be done just by marking long and short vowels in ambiguous
>>situations, and eliminating silent e.
>Silent "e" *is* how English marks long vowels in one common situation.
>I would not only keep it, but even extend it: "roome", "foole",
>"finde", "winde" (meaning twist, as opposed to "wind" meaning moving
Good point, but it seems to present more of an obstacle for learners than
vowel marking does.
I checked out the Regularized Inglish posts, by the way. Very attractive!
Tom Tadfor Little firstname.lastname@example.org
Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA)
Telperion Productions www.telp.com