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CONLANG  June 2010, Week 1

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Re: ConLang Software <somewhat lengthy>

From:

Sai Emrys <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Mon, 31 May 2010 22:23:50 -0700

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On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 3:20 PM, Lee <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Has anyone ever tried to compute the percentage of words that are homophones in various languages?
>
> No idea whether it is even a remotely useful metric. But who knows, maybe an interesting correlation with another metric would be revealed.

I'd be interested in this as well.

It might also do well alongside a survey of poetic rhyme standards -
which seem to have varied considerably over time and culture.

- Sai