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Cataphoric Cats

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On Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 2:55 AM, David McCann ... No. In that case, we would likely e speaking of "overspecification" in lnaguages
A Walker Scott
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12:54 PM

Taruven: current state of phonotactics

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Darn, I should have remembered that because I'm pretty sure that German does the same thing. I put the proper name first because I understand it to be
C. Brickner
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10:30 AM

Terminology question

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... "Chromatic" has two meanings even in music, the name of a genus in ancient Greek music ... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genus_(music)#Chromatic ... in
Herman Miller
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Sep 22

Reform of pinyin

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I will explain more about the null initial: French, for example, have vowel-initial syllable that take consonants from the preceding syllable. If there is no
Victor Chan
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Sep 21

YAEPT word-initial eth

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... I'd not quite twug that you had intended this as a description of the diachrony rather than the synchrony. I'd counterpropose the following variants of
And Rosta
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Sep 21

Why doesn't English permit tl or dl as true consonant combinations?

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Numerals and other quantifiers may act like determiners in some circumstances the beeves these beeves thirty beeves but this is mainly due to the lack of a
PETER BLEACKLEY
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Sep 19

Rex May

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... Thanks for reminding us! So now it seems that both a private remark by Rex May and dates by Arika Okrent are likely to be correct.
Gleki Arxokuna
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Sep 18

another metathesis Q

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... At present, C can be anything except j, w, or h, i.e. no metathesis of 2 semivowels/h. ... OK, that saves me from looking up the IPA for something other
J S Jones
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Sep 17

(How) Do You Distinguish Proper Inclusion vs. Equation?

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Handizhizhe, mog, ta rasholnirdiú iíz, sheri ta kamizotey mogit binaenarun nashkudoryiren. Ruzay, kul-otrinizhe dini ta kavisuavá dyonyati! Naturally, we,
James Hopkins
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Sep 16

Finally, a practical use for one of my conlangs

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Already said, but: Genius!!! Juliano Cruz Gusmão. E-mail: julianocg@gmail.com Facebook: Juliano Cruz Gusmão "O pássaro de Minerva só alça seu vôo ao cair
Juliano Cruz Gusmão
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Sep 12

Early conlanger

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You're a barbarian who think Greeks are your barbarians... 2017-09-09 17:56 UTC+02:00, Paul Schleitwiler, FCM
Seth KAZAN
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Sep 10

A Conlang Already Does It, Except Better? Or, English is Weird Again

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... [snip] ... Good - something we can agree on. [snip] ... It shows IMO that "personal pronouns have an allomorphy conditioned inflectionally by various
Raymond Brown
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Sep 9

Writing your conlang

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... From: Jörg Rhiemeier To: CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU Sent: Fri, 01 Sep 2017 14:08:21 -0400 (EDT) Subject: Re: Writing your conlang
C. Brickner
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Sep 8

question about the transitivity of "put"

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On 7 Sep 2017 17:22, "Mitchell Halley" wrote: so put is a transitive verb right but in order to use it you also need a
And Rosta
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Sep 8

Taruven: current state of morphology

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Note to self: stop storing email drafts in gmail. It is broken.
taliesin the storyteller
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Sep 6
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