[tlhIngan Hol] "Make your own language"?

Sai conlangs at saizai.com
Tue Feb 11 23:24:09 PST 2020

Thanks to you all!

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On Feb 4, 2020, 12:03, wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 04, 2020 at 12:24:14PM +0100, Lieven L. Litaer wrote:
>>Am 04.02.2020 um 11:40 schrieb De'vID:
>>> I suggest {HollIj tlhIn yI'ogh}:
>>> * {Hol} n. language
>>> * {-lIj} your
>>> * {tlhIn} v. be particular, individual
>>> * {yI-} verb prefix for you-it
>>> * {'ogh} v. invent, devise
>>> An alternative is to use {chenmoH} "cause to take form" rather than {'ogh}.
>>One other alternative is the verb {ren} "design". It implies designing
>>something instead of inventing it. My point is that "a language" is not
>>something you need to invent. There are many languages, so there's no
>>need to invent the concept of "language".
>>Compare it to cars, houses or other things that are "designed {ren}".
>>The {Duj 'oghwI'} is the person who invented the car, not the one who
>>designed Ford's latest model.
>>But that's not a final thing, only a suggestion. I'll leave it open for
> Given the artistic element of conlanging, an argument could be made to
> use {qon} 'to record, compose', traditionally used for the writing of
> music or literature. An additional benefit of both {qon} and Lieven's
> suggestion {ren} is that you wouldn't have an apostrophe in the phrase,
> if there were any typographical concerns related to that.
> If you wanted to get really technical, you could use {qon} for the act
> of creating an artlang, {ren} for an engelang or planned language, and
> {'ogh} for conlanging in general, but I think we're looking for a single
> phrase here.
> - kechpaja / SapIr -
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