> From: daniel andreasson > > Jonathan Knibb wrote: > > > Two questions for my first post. Firstly: I've recently > > had to change my conlang's name (owing to major phonological > > overhaul), and came up with Telona as reasonably euphonic > > and representative of the language's sounds/phonology. It > > strikes me, though, that (probably not by coincidence > > .... :) ) 'Telona' is rather similar to the names of certain > > other, higher-profile conlangs, notably Tokana, Tepa and > > Teonaht > > I've thought about a similar thing when compiling my list > of links to conlangs. There is a major tendency to let > the name of the conlang begin with A, D, S, T or V. And > especially T. > > Here's a list: [snipped] > Other initial letters have only tops three conlangs. > > So what's so special about A, D, S, T and V? > > You'd think that N would be more popular, since most > people seem to find that a euphonic sound. Well, I have one of each. amman iar, which you list, is an A-lang, while nathya, which you don't list, is an N-lang. Stay curious, David David E. Bell The Gray Wizard [log in to unmask] www.graywizard.net AIM: GraWzrd Wisdom begins in wonder.