Da Mätz se Basa: A Lost Germanic Language (S9)


Influential Languages

The following languages either showed me interesting features, or they struck me after I had the features in my language already. The languages are not the only bases, but they had some influence.

High German, Dutch, Low German, Afrikaans
syntax, lexicon
Mandarin Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Spanish, English, Arabic


Thomas E. Payne, Describing Morphosyntax -- A Guide for Field Linguists, 1997, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-58805-7

The Constructed Languages Mailing List (Conlang), http://listserv.brown.edu/archives/conlang.html

October 28th, 2007
Comments? Suggestions? Corrections? You can drop me a line.