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Re: A New Language

From:Mau Rauszer <maurauser@...>
Date:Monday, August 19, 2002, 15:34
andrew  <hobbit@...> 2002.08.19. 19:58:28 +12h-kor írta:
> On 08/18 12:44 Mau Rauszer wrote: > > > On 08/17 15:52 Mau Rauszer wrote: > > In a fantasy world or just like our earth? > > > A fantasy world. > > > Are they living in patriarchism? > > > That's a hard question to answer. Their society is traditional, but > some aspects are unorthodox. They allow for women-run households as > well as men-run ones. Also the naming rights of a first-born is not > gender-specific. If a man marries a first-born woman in a familyline he > may choose to take her surname for the prestige.
Hm. And when a second-born marries a second-born what will be the name of the child?
> > > me, m 1s meme, mme 1p > > > te, t 2s tete, tte 2p > > > to, tte 3s ga 3p > > > > > > The meaning of the reduced form tte is generally clear by context. > > But they are probably suffixes, ain't they? (It's hard to pronounce a sole > > m or t, at least, for me :) > You are correct. They are suffixes.
Well. Gave more examples, plz.
> > I mean I'm talking about LW even when I don't want. Like the evolution of > > LW is a bit OT for this subject discussing your 2.0 :) > > > Yes, that is how conlangers exchange ideas and examples. It's not a sin > to do it.
Well *smiles meaningfully*. But prepare for a long description of the deepest LW concepts when they're coming to my mind......... >:)
> > > script hasn't been developed yet. I have some ideas. > > Is it totally dfifferent from anything we know or does it show > > similarities with a system of our own world? > I will probably have to go look at different writing systems and decide > first. I imagine it as a tight cursive script from left to right. Some > parts of the language have their own special letters or shorthand.
Like arabic? It's beautiful but difficult to create. I tried once for the Meyadhew writing style (it's a big lang with several alphabets called styles) Ngeleyíon. It has driven me crazy and still ain't finished. But the temporary result was awesome though not final. Well, LW glyphs have been cursified too, as an alternative 'hieratic-like' system of the cats. -- Mau Ábrahám Zsófia alias Mau Rauszer | | "Yú lawe ta mau taqe yibali amis qi ú neb dagu tawiy iq." -- Kipling


Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>
andrew <hobbit@...>