On Jul 16, 2004, at 1:32 PM, Adam Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious wrote: > The language Ongaki (called "Onaki" locally) is derived of Japanese > words and inspired by the Hebrew alphabet. The alphabet is composed > of Hebrew consonants, no vowels accept the schwa, the daghes, and a > symbol that makes sure you know that the sentence ends with a > consonant. It What do you mean by the Hebrew gemination/hardness marker _dageish_ being a vowel in Ongaki? I like the idea of it not just having tones, but sounding fully song-like, but how does that work? -Stephen (Steg) "elf boot got soul! elf girls like to rock 'n' roll!" ~ tolkien geek rap 'lords of the rhymes'