On Thu, 9 Nov 2000 23:25:38 -0800 Barry Garcia <[log in to unmask]> writes: > I'm working on what languages I want to contribute to Montreiano > (loanwords mostly, well, proably the only influence they have), and > I'm > thinking of using words from the Costanoan tribe that used to > inhabit the > Monterey Peninsula when the Spanish arrived. The tribe are the > Rumsen. I > pick them to be the source of the Costanoan loan words because they > live where the city of Montrei was established. - Are the Montreianos still descended from Conversos? If so, you might want to consider Ladino/Judezmo and Arabic as source languages for borrowings. -Stephen (Steg) "2yn prysypyyv..."