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by skwuim
21 Mar 2013 14:05
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang: Nawuin
Replies: 6
Views: 1536

Re: Conlang: Nawuin

It's hard to judge this, since I'm not sure what you're aiming for aesthetically. However, some aspects of your phonology seem somewhat European, like the large amounts of fricatives or the front rounded vowels. If that what you're aiming for, it's great and plausible. If you want something a littl...
by skwuim
19 Mar 2013 22:07
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Why creole languages should be officialized and standardized
Replies: 20
Views: 4105

Re: Why creole languages should be officialized and standard

One could turn the question on its head: Why should any language be "officialised and standardised"? Because: 1. Standardization and officialization of a language by a government gives it protection from extinction 2. It gives the inhabitants of that country a sense of common identity which is cruc...
by skwuim
19 Mar 2013 20:05
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Why creole languages should be officialized and standardized
Replies: 20
Views: 4105

Why creole languages should be officialized and standardized

Hello! I'm frustrated how the many interesting creole languages found in Africa, the Carribean and elsewhere are not considered real languages. Therefore I take a stand that they actually should. After all, aren't ALL languages creoles in some sense since all languages have been influenced and in ma...
by skwuim
19 Mar 2013 17:46
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Conlang: Nawuin
Replies: 6
Views: 1536

Conlang: Nawuin

Hi! I've been working on a conlang for about a year now. I've so far only come to the phonology but I wish the grammar to be intriguing yet more importantly that it gives rise to a precise and expressive language rather like conlangs like ithkuil. As you can see from the phonemes, I am very much in ...