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CONLANG  January 2001, Week 4

CONLANG January 2001, Week 4

Subject:

Re: Let the hammer fall, background, no language no people

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dirk elzinga <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Wed, 24 Jan 2001 09:52:14 -0700

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On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Matt McLauchlin wrote:

> Which reminds me, I came across a Welsh proverb today. Would we like to
> conlang it:
>
> Welsh: Heb iaith, heb genedl.
> English: No language, no people.

It seems to me that the Tepa viewed having language as a
defining property of "personhood", and since they were rather
isolationist,