On Wed, 18 Oct 2000, Nik Taylor wrote:

>ObConlang: How receptive are your conlangs to borrowings?  Utakassí
>generally prefers calques to loans, altho it wasn't always like that.
>Proto-Kassi-Plia borrowed a *lot* of foreign words, including the
>numbers 7-12.

Kerno of course shamelessly borrows from Brithenig, English, French,
Spanish, Arvorec and Wessisc - all the main languages around. They
get mangled, but that's just a matter of fitting a forn word to the
native pronunciation and orthography (such as it is).

Talarian has also borrowed a healthy number of words. Mostly in the
past, though.


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