On Wednesday, October 23, 2002, at 10:30 , Roberto Suarez Soto wrote: > I've been recently thinking on a new conlang. The idea behind it > is, I think, semitic-like: words have a consonant-based root, and the > class of word (noun, verb, adjective) is derived of that form using > different vowels and particles. > Howdy! I've done a triconsonantal conlang myself. It's a lot of fun. I' m even tempted, for god knows what reason, to do another (but with different categories and overall grammar). In any case, I think you may find Rick Morneau's essay on Arabic morphology helpful. I used it a lot as I was designing Czevraqis (not Naracze), which I shall *not* point out as an example as it's too messed-up. :-p http://www.srv.net/~ram/arabic_morphology.html Hope this helps! Yoon Ha Lee [[log in to unmask]] http://pegasus.cityofveils.com AD&D Mistake #32: Bowling with a sphere of annihilation.