Quoth Leojmoser: > Project Bahasan is a vocabulary project. It continues to progress. > Perhaps two hundred languages have been scanned; it is difficult > to get the appropriate data on many of the smalller ones, however. > > The search for wordwide vocabulary does not lead to results as > exotic as depicted above, since often the common terms end up > quite familiar to us as well. > > I have not tried to mix all possible grammatical systems in any way. > Consistency and ease of learning requires pattern fitting; there are > patterns out there. Best to pick one that is documented as successful. > > At some point this effort will, hopefully, appear in a larger context. > Work on this keeps me from being very active in discussion groups > and the like. Ah, I'm glad to hear you are still working on it. Is there any possibility we could see some of your results on this (even if just a .txt file) on the web? I imagine that your results would be fascinating, but most of the examples we've seen on the list tend to be the "easy" ones, of the `coffee' variety. -- -=-Don [log in to unmask]<http://www.cs.brown.edu/~dpb/>-=- We will have solar energy as soon as the utility companies solve one technical problem -- how to run a sunbeam through a meter.