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Sigmund Kopperud wrote:

>On Mon, 2004-06-07 at 17:29, Joe wrote:
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>>Subject:      Re: Hi all!! I'm a newcomer.
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>>Danny Wier wrote:
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>>>>Basic words:
>>>>Ta==My name is Gong Xun
>>>>Ku==I invented this language
>>>>Doo==Do you think I use free software?
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>>>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.
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>>Seriously, I've been trying to come up with a language where I could do
>>the word=sentence thing properly, as concisely as possible.
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>I find that suffixes and special prefixes that allow you to meld
>together words into a single word-sentence is cool.
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Yeah, but I was emphasising conciseness.  I've found that a simple
sentence - verb, subject, and object, can't really be expressed with
less than three syllables.