In a message dated 05/31/02 7:56:00 PM, [log in to unmask] writes:

<<       P



            C >>

    Okay, a couple questions.  First, what is "C"?  Is that a voiceless,
palatal stop?  Also, if we were going by SAMPA, the ones you have listed here
would be a voiceless, bilabial fricative, a voiceless, alveo-palatal
fricative, a velar lateral approximant (?  Not sure on this one), and a
voiceless, palatal fricative, in order.  Anyway, this would be by far the
most minimal consonantal inventory I've seen in a non-logic-based conlang
ever, yet still somewhat typologically plausible (if that "C" is what I think
it is).

<<       Y





    Many people aren't going to be able to read that o with a slash through
it.  The symbol in SAMPA is [2], I believe (either that or [9]--the
difference is tenseness).  Since I don't know every language, I'll refrain
from saying this language is typologically impossible, but I'd say without he
sitation that it's extremely improbable.  Cases where what are considered
opposite rounding vowels (that would be rounded front vowels and unrounded
back vowels) appear without their corresponding ordinary rounded vowels are
highly marked.  Here your only unrounded would be "A", I assume.  Also, the
symbols you're looking for here (I believe) are: [y], [A], [u], [o] and [2]
(or maybe [9]).

<<To make a word plural, add ‘ø. Possessive is ’’, Plural Possessive ’’ø.>>

    What do the apostrophes mean?

<<Køpsa is an isolating and sometimes agglugnating language.>>

    ?  Can you give an example?
    Anyway, looks very interesting; I hope to see more.  :)


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