Re: thlIngan Hol and T-Shirt
|From:||Marcus Smith <smithma@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, September 28, 2000, 2:09|
> Greetings. Lurker here delurking for a moment.
Please. Delurk more often. We always enjoy new comers.
> I haven't looked at Klingon in years, but I remember thinking
> that the complicated system of subject/object pronominal
> affixes were reminescent of Algonquin (and perhaps other Native
> American?) languages. IIRC, I later read that native American
> languages were among Okrand's inspirations.
He is a professional linguist who does work on the Native American
languages in California. I wouldn't be surprised to hear that he borrowed
some of their features.
> Anyway, I'm glad to have found such a group of like-minded
> souls. I may have more to say when my language is worth
> talking about.
Jump on in. Not all of the languages that get discussed are well
developed. We welcome all types and sizes.
"When you lose a language, it's like
dropping a bomb on a museum."
-- Kenneth Hale