Eric Christopherson wrote: > On Jan 15, 2007, at 10:52 PM, Herman Miller wrote: >> The infixes could be interesting to work out (how do infixes get into >> a language, anyway?). But even so, the details of the morphology and >> syntax are likely to be more easily managed than the phonology. > > See chapter 5 of > http://home.uchicago.edu/~aclyu/papers/NaturalHistoryofInfixation.pdf . > I just found this and am very excited to read it, because I've been > wondering for a while. How about that! I'll take a look at this; I'm sure I'll get some ideas from there. I've used infixes in other languages (including Rynnan, the Elvish language I mentioned in a recent post), but never considered before how they might have arisen in the natural course of the history of a language.