Apperently people think I am going to just disappear, but I am not. I will still be here to ensure it is atleast not being vandalized The Emperor Zelos 11:30, June 4, 2012 (UTC)Read more >
While I have already said it once This one will be a little more detailed.
A languages vocabulary is coloured by and reflects the history of its speakers, their beliefs of the world, thier needs of what was in the world, what they considered to be important and our inherent ability and desire to use imagery to describe things (Which I'll assume (like all really does) includes all sorts of sapient life)
Let me describe first what I mean with them and provide some examples and after I shall provide ways to do this.
History of speakers includes all of the previously mentioned factors but this one can still show itself, I am currently unable think of a single word example but I can from my experience here in sweden, a former norse mythology count…Read more >
Quick Discussion about words in a language
Most common words
19: at20: by
36: there40: their
55: into55: than
76: make78: over
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Logic is such a common word used these days to properly deduce things from one or more premises. There are certain rules to it and more but I will go through a few and how they can be applied for language and distinctions in it, or lack of them. For easyness I will be using a table like
where A and B represent the two options possed and X will be replaced by the function. If it shows 1 in the box it means that option is applied in that situation and 0 means it isnt.
This is a common word and logical function, It usually represent where A can be the option or B can be, but also both can be valid at once.
This is the commonly spoken "Or" but may be emphezised by saying "A or B or both" in everyday speech to make it cle…
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Currently working on my own I have decieded to talk some about orthography and various ways a language can be written, the options and general guidelines.
This is where graphs represents ideas, concept, items and other concrete things. They do not show any pronounciation or anything but merely give of an idea. Their major problem is the "failure" of being able to draw abstract items or grammatical things. How would one draw "love" for example? Most people think a heart but is that really how that culture percieve it? Is it really a good way? Words such as "And" "up" "down" "above" etc, words giving grammatical information, are also a huge problem because they are not easy drawing even as a detailed picture. This is usually solved by using a…
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