Applying for a Neo Subtag
cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Mon Mar 7 20:09:55 CET 2011
Mark Davis â?? (sÄ±Ê?É?p Ê?É¹É?É¯) scripsit:
> Unfortunate that so many of the artificial languages chose to use
> inflections and gender; if you're going to go to all the bother of
> inventing an artificial language, you might as well get rid of that
> baggage as well.
Inflection, particles, word order: you can't ditch them all. Esperanto
goes for inflection for conversion, TAM and noun case, particles for
everything else, leaving word order for pragmatic relationships.
I don't know of any auxlang with grammatical gender.
John Cowan cowan at ccil.org http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
Dievas dave dantis; Dievas duos duonos --Lithuanian proverb
Deus dedit dentes; deus dabit panem --Latin version thereof
Deity donated dentition;
deity'll donate doughnuts --English version by Muke Tever
God gave gums; God'll give granary --Version by Mat McVeagh
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