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Re: Conlangery I'm up to lately... I can do that, but would like to actually finish them first. ;-) So far I've focused on refining the source file coding I want, and a script to pull that into
Tony Harris
4:05 AM
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202886
Re: Mailing list unusually quiet Well, Christian missionaries have not yet reached Cindu, and I suspect  would probably not be greatly welcomed in Kash lands. (Some Gwr lands might be more
Roger Mills
Apr 23
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Re: Mailing list unusually quiet In Senjecas: Christ has died. mãƶaþu nïnẽca: (ƶ = /dz͜/) mãƶ-aþ-u nï~nẽc-a: anoint-PAT.PART.-NOM.SG REDUP~die-IND Christ is risen. mãƶaþu
C. Brickner
Apr 23
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Re: Mailing list unusually quiet Well, if you want Easter content ... I said in my Twitter account that the Siye for "Christ is risen" is "Kalito umhitupusumnana". Kalito umhitupusumnana
Anthony Miles
Apr 23
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Re: Conlangery I'm up to lately... If you were to post some of your software online, I'd like to take a look at it. I have experience with Python and MongoDB. -- Pete The Fantastical Devices of
Pete Bleackley
Apr 23
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202882
Conlangery I'm up to lately... In the interest of generating some conversation, since people have been noting how quiet the list is, here's what I'm up to lately. Hopefully this will
Tony Harris
Apr 23
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Re: Mailing list unusually quiet How pitiable, for those of us back from Lent, that Easter too be celebrated with silence! Also I can speak at least for myself in saying that exams are
Kev-Bill Walker
Apr 23
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Re: Mailing list unusually quiet ... I did notice several messages from the list had gotten relegated to my spam folder. That seems to have stopped though.
Garth Wallace
Apr 23
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Re: Mailing list unusually quiet ... Really? I see there e.g. the thread "New Historical to Living" that Eric Christopherson started yesterday. ... Yes, I've been keeping an eye out for that,
Alex Fink
Apr 23
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Re: Mailing list unusually quiet ... Indeed. I was also away visiting a friend with my husband. Have only been back since yesterday evening. ... Exactly. Although here Easter Monday was a
Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets
Apr 23
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Re: Mailing list unusually quiet ... Yep. ... Yep - with family visiting etc. Also, with Easter being later this year, the weather has been better than usual, so I guess people are enjoying
R A Brown
Apr 23
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Re: Mailing list unusually quiet ... It's hopefully not the Yahoo DMARC-problem, see TECH: "Yahoo breaks every mailing list in the world". People might have been involuntarily
taliesin the storyteller
Apr 23
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Re: Mailing list unusually quiet Well I guess there isn't a technical problem as I got the message below. People were probably just enjoying Easter. Sent from my iPhone
Jeff Daniel Rollin-Jones
Apr 23
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Mailing list unusually quiet According to the list archives, no messages have been posted for the last 4 days. Is everybody feeling shy, or is there a technical problem? -- Pete The
Pete Bleackley
Apr 23
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Re: New Historical to Living (was: Historical to Living) ... I still don't understand what the original message was about. Mike, were you asking about strategies to revive old languages and make new vocabulary from
Eric Christopherson
Apr 21
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Re: NATLANG: Progressive Denasalization ... No, not "has to", though I'd buy "is predisposed to, and does". There are at least two other obvious coping strategies: (a) do nothing; (b) innovate a way
Alex Fink
Apr 20
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Re: Historical to Living Anthony I meant to ask you: what dictionary software are you using and on what platform? Perhaps one I can succeed to bend my head around! /bpj
BPJ
Apr 20
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Re: NATLANG: Progressive Denasalization Maybe I misunderstood you but I don't think they would drop two cases just for these two words. (If it's a widespread thing, it might be more probable.) In my
Ingus Macats
Apr 20
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Re: NATLANG: Progressive Denasalization ... As I just pontificated about in my other mail my conlang Sohlob turns NN into NC (voiced). /bpj So the declension is originally Erg. kambe Abs. kape Ins.
Anthony Miles
Apr 19
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New Historical to Living (was: Historical to Living) ... Mike M: Since I hijacked the thread accidentally, I wanted to say I am still interested in others' thoughts on the original subject and stand by my
Anthony Miles
Apr 19
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Re: Historical to Living ... AM: /ti/ is not a valid syllable in Siye, so they can't use /patisa/ - it would have to be /pakisa/. ... Honestly, I could use some help with effective
Anthony Miles
Apr 19
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Re: Historical to Living ... [...] ... Ah, beautifully assembled, then! I love me a language with bipartite stems (cf. my own Sabasasaj). ... Oh, that wasn't my intent in saying that.
Alex Fink
Apr 17
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Re: FireScript - Writing with Fire instead of ink The soot-in-palm-leaves technique was probably borrowed from south India (where the writing systems were also borrowed from). Siva Sent with Mail Pilot On Apr
Siva Kalyan
Apr 17
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Re: FireScript - Writing with Fire instead of ink metal wood burning would be cool, but I doubt a culture with metal would use this.. I can only really imagine this being by a relatively primitive culture. (or
Matthew DeBlock
Apr 17
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Re: FireScript - Writing with Fire instead of ink I can see how this "fire script" might be useful for making short inscriptions/spells/ etc. on wood-- but then, assuming this culture has metal, why not heat
Roger Mills
Apr 17
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Re: Historical to Living You write: "/pata/ is from /baptaiz/. Siye does not allow final consonants, but I suppose the borrowing could be /patasa/ - it's CV and does not end in a
Roger Mills
Apr 17
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Re: Historical to Living You say there are no final consonants -- other than /m/ I take it? Also why would final syllables homophonous with a number suffix be a problem? Most languages
BPJ
Apr 17
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Re: FireScript - Writing with Fire instead of ink actually that doe not really work alcohol and/ or lighter fluid a)get soaked up and spread, don’t really make lines but large uncontrollable blotches b)the
Matthew DeBlock
Apr 17
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Re: Historical to Living ... /pata/ is from /baptaiz/. Siye does not allow final consonants, but I suppose the borrowing could be /patasa/ - it's CV and does not end in a syllable
Anthony Miles
Apr 16
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Re: FireScript - Writing with Fire instead of ink ... I realise you're referring to zealots and not religious people in general, however you are close to crossing the No Cross No Crown rule which is in place
yuri
Apr 16
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