Blog Post · THE? SCHWAS? CONTINUED?!
Posted On Monday 19 November 2012 by Murray Colpman (Muzer)
After some deliberation, we've decided to repurpose the recently (by Timlan standards!) introduced schwa vowel for a more useful use. This does not conflict with its previous use, but it does conflict with the explanation in the previous blog post.
Imagine we're living in a parallel universe where the Timlan vocab actually has many many words. Imagine that "ha" and "t~sei" are two of those words. When speaking, how would you distinguish the following two sentences:
eateht ha t~sei
This has been a problem largely ignored since the start of Timlan, but one that now has an answer:
Schwas can be optionally used where clarity is of the utmost importance to signify the end of a word. For information on what a schwa actually is, see the previous post. For learning purposes only, schwas are written ? (but this does not occur in normal Timlan). So, if you knew confusion could occur, you could optionally say:
Fonti will be updated shortly.