REVIEW #5 Year 2004, the week from Jan 29 to Feb 04, GMT+02. NOTE: The names of [persons] while mentioned first, are given in square brackets, those of ~conlangs~ -- in tildes. Aboriconlangs: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/aboriconlangs - 1 msg: does anyone know anything about the reconstructed Mohican used in the last remake of "Last of the Mohicans"? Celticonlang: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Celticonlang - 4 msg: Reconstructing Celtic articles. East Asian Conlangs: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/eastasianconlangs - 7 msg: Indonesian - a lang without verb tenses. How much similarity is there between Indonesian and Tagalog? Germaniconlang: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/germaniconlang - 1 msg: [Santeri] joins Ill Bethisad. PIEconlang: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/pieconlang silent (or already dead?) Romconlang: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/romconlang - 43 msg (wow!). Topics: - stratification of Romance vocabulary due to word origin; - words for times; - reflexes of VL -lt- cluster Discussing projects: ~Slezan~ [Jan van Steenbergen] - stabilizing phonology results in a GMP draft: see <http://www.geocities.com/wenedyk/language/slezan_gmp.html>; ~Wenedyk~ [Jan van Steenbergen] - comparing it with Slezan; [Carl Edlund Anderson] is gathering facts for his ~pseudo-Latin~. Chat: word generating computer programs and sound change engines. Slaviconlang: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Slaviconlang - 27 msg: Conlanging becomes a subject of academic researches! See at <http://homepages.uni-tuebingen.de/tilman.berger/Publikationen/Berge rPlansprachen.pdf> ~Old & New Vranian~ [Ferenc Valoczy]. How to develop ~Skuodian~ lexicon [Pavel Iosad]. New ideas for ~Nasica~ [Jan "Regis"]. [Isaac Penzev] announces a new Slavi-Romance project: ~Karpacka~. A website for reconstructed Prussian. Uraliconlang: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/uraliconlang - 1 msg: [Santeri] joins Ill Bethisad. West Asian Conlangs: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/westasianconlangs - 1 msg: <<Can anyone suggest good discussions of the origins of the Semitic alphabet, particularly with reference to its acquisition of character names from original pictographs?>> ----------------- That's all for now, Peace and grace upon you all, -- Isaac Penzev (aka Yitzik) -------------------------------------------------- If you want to advertize any useful link related to conlanging, send it to me privately to email@example.com, (delete &) and I'll place it here. I'm also reachable in this List (provisionaly I'm in a Digest mode) and in any of the workshops listed above.