> no, not really....Metes was my attempt to make a
> conlang purely (or almost purely) via mutation.
Mutation from what? Do you mean via usage?
> >teq(m) = 10
> >teu- _=_ to do, perform, show favor, revere .
> >teu- _=_ to lack, to be wanting; to tire .
> the Equals sign, indicates translation...a space-saving interlinear
> [notation] that I grew up with
And the underscores designate what? To my mind _=_ indicates
that /teu/ is infixed.