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Happy New Year!

Don't know how big a deal this in the Western world outside the US, but today is the first day of the new year in the East Asian lunisolar calendar. Over here
Mark J. Reed
5:52 AM
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Re: Conscripting: my questions about Glagolitic

... Eventually. In the opening section it says: "It was created in the 9th century by Saint Cyril, a Byzantine monk from Thessaloniki." It is not till much
R A Brown
4:37 AM
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Re: A new Kaduatán video is now on YouTube

I’d do them stanza by stanza, and usually do each stanza between five and a dozen times. The phonetics of Ithkuil actually aren’t so bad on their own,
David Peterson
3:09 AM
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Re: Common Honey: A collaborative language

On Sun, Feb 7, 2016 at 8:36 PM, Shanoxilt Cizypij ... Bee is pleased with this design. -- Jim Henry http://www.pobox.com/~jimhenry/
Jim Henry
12:47 AM
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Re: A new Kaduatán video is now on YouTube

Singing in a conlang - tricky. Singing in someone else's conlang - impressive. That conlang is Ithkuil - amazing. I wonder how much practice David needs before
Pete Bleackley
12:45 AM
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Exercise in Grammaticalization

I'm trying out a new sketch, Feb04, where verbs perform many of the grammatical functions (or at least TAM and polarity). Each clause can contain at most 1
J S Jones
10:46 PM
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Re: Affix Order

Interesting. I don't understand all of it. Jeff
J S Jones
10:16 PM
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Re: Common Honey: A collaborative language

... Would something like this suffice? http://imgur.com/pE2V2lv
Shanoxilt Cizypij
5:36 PM
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Re: "Nur ein Wort" translation progress

Part 2: continuing my Jarda translation of "Nur ein Wort" by Wir sind Helden. Here's DAINA singing the lines in German and Jarda.
Herman Miller
4:38 PM
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Re: A new Kaduatán video is now on YouTube

... I wonder what a song by Huun-Huur-Tu would sound like in Dothraki. I think the Ithkuil songs so far have been well suited to the sound of the Ithkuil
Herman Miller
4:09 PM
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Re: Affix Order

My Siye verbal morphology section in Frathwiki is all about this: http://www.frathwiki.com/Siye_Verbal_Morphology#Verb_Structure Verbal Affixes 1. Objective
Anthony Miles
2:26 PM
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Re: Conscripting: my questions about Glagolitic

... The Wikipedia page addresses the issue of origin. Like Germanic runes, the scholarly consensus is that no writing system existed and only quasi-pictorial
Matthew George
11:49 AM
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Re: Supergirl's Martian

Even assuming telepathy is possible, there are all sorts of reasons telepaths might wish to communicate verbally rather than mentally. Think of all those
Matthew George
11:43 AM
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Re: Supergirl's Martian

So much of the shape of language is determined by the physics of making mouth parts vibrate air- I imagine a language developed for telepathic use would be
Mark J. Reed
7:07 AM
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Re: Conscripting: my questions about Glagolitic

... But it wasn't, was it? It was a tool used by the brothers Methodius and Cyril to spread the Christian Gospel in Moravia and among the south west Slavs.
R A Brown
6:48 AM
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