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Loglan and Lojban.

On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 10:29 PM, Virginia Keys <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> On Sun, 19 Jun 2011 00:27:01 +0200, Nikolay Ivankov <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> >The discussion "No personal pronouns" by Miles Foster, or more precisely
> the
> >fact that there are no verbs in his conlang, together with the thread
> about
> >verb auxiliaries started by me led me to think that the idea I've been
> >working on for quite a while may be worth sharing. I wanted to incorporate
> >the features that are described below into my Sivarian conlang. In
> Sivarian
> >I haven't been planning to go that far, i.e. getting rid of all the verbs
> >completely, but Miles' idea was just too challenging.
>
> Which idea has brought me back to an opposite one.While verblessness is
> interesting, I like verbs and would like to attempt a lang, if only a
> throwaway one, that is based on all verbs and no nouns. Has anyone tried
> it,
> or even thought about what could be done to accomplish such a thing? Is it
> possible to express ideas as verbs (even in an abstract manner) without
> them
> easily being re-interpreted as related nouns? I imagine that the trick
> would
> be getting the verbs to imply something about their related nouns so that
> the nouns can remain understood, though there may be some other way I
> haven't tried.
>
> --Virginia Keys
>



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