On Thu, 1 Apr 1999, Fabian wrote: > > -jedai is a verb suffix used to indicate a past tense beyond the speaker's > and listener's lifetime, usually called the historic tense. There is a > similar tense in the future, called the prophetic. > > notes: > q is pronounced ch > x is pronounced sh > > Does anyone think this conlang looks like anything else? > Well, in general sound (and in the transcription of q and x), it reminds me of my own conlang - as does the historic tense. Perhaps we should do a Swadesh on both? The There seems to be a bit of Chinese in, too, at least, to my uninformed ear.