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Well, one thing to do would be to mark everything for TAM, you don't expect
those markings on nouns.

Adam

On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 9:49 AM, Virginia Keys <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Jul 2011 22:30:15 -0400, Larry Sulky <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> >Loglan and Lojban.
> >
>
> According to Wikipedia, Loglan makes no distinction between nouns and
> verbs,
> but this is different than what I am talking about. I am thinking of a
> language that is constructed in such a way that it is difficult to construe
> any word as a noun, and easy to see them as being verbs.
>
> I am thinking of grouping verbs to create a sense of the action going on.
> For example, during a test this combination might come to mind: Focus +
> Strain + Agonize. However, I'm not sure yet how these groups will interact
> in a larger sense.
>
> --Virginia Keys
>
> >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
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> >--
> >*Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and
> >original in your work.* -- Gustave Flaubert
>