From: "Sandy GONG" <minus273@...> > Hi all!!! I'm a new-comer. This is the BRAND NEW language I invented. Welcome to the list! I've been here since 1997 and I'm still lost. > Vowels > a e i o u oo > o is pronounced as schwa > oo is as o: > > Consonants > b p d t g k s z ch j sh zh I assume the consonants are pronounced (in X-SAMPA): /b p d t g k s z tS dZ S Z/, or is b voiceless plain and p voiceless aspirated, as in Pinyin? And the vowels... what would <e> be, /e:/? > Basic words: > Ta==My name is Gong Xun > Ku==I invented this language > Doo==Do you think I use free software? You have such short words for entire sentences; are all the words like that? Seems like you'd need either longer words or many more consonants and vowels.