On Sat, 9 Jul 2011 12:04:46 -0400, Christian Thalmann <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >I'm not a fan of auxlangs in general, but I must say I find the Ceqli webpage >quite adorable. Maybe it's just the comics :), but I also find the phonology and >the syllable structure quite elegant. It allows you more freedom than the more >conventional CVCV-style syllables, but there's the occasional "ugly" word (like >zban) that I would personally try to avoid. I guess you can't be too picky, >though, since you don't have arbitrarily many syllables, and thus morphemes, to >work with. > >Given that you're using some phonemic contrasts that are hard for certain >people to distinguish (such as L vs R, or J vs C), do you have suggestions on >how those might be circumvented without creating ambiguity? http://ceqliblog.blogspot.com/2011/07/questions-and-answers.html > >Good choice of -i as the feminine marker, I think -a is vastly overrated in that >context, and I prefer -i as well. ;o) Me, too. I got the notion from Hindi. And note that it's a 'submorpheme,' just a mnemonic really.