13 juin 2018

Uropi: World's Languages Forum in Toulouse (English)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Forum 2018« Of course, we had thunderstorms… » Jacques Brel used to sing. In late May this year the whole of France was plagued with thunderstorms; bur thank God, in Toulouse, we were lucky enough to escape them. On Sunday May 27th, on Place du Capitole, the sky was cloudy with sunny intervals, at 8 am, when we put up our stand.The morning was rather quiet before the visitors’ rush, which left us time time to stroll around the Forum and halt for a chat at various stands, for ex. the highly coloured Hindi... [Lire la suite]

31 janv. 2016

Uropi - Novial - Jespersen 3 (English)

★ ★ ★ Piazza delle Erbe, Verona, Italia ★ ★ ★ Verbs * * * Jespersen said: "The construction of a verbal system which is fairly regular and at the same time based on existing languages is a most difficult task, because in no other domain of the grammar do languages retain a greater number of ancient irregularities and differ more fundamentally from one another. Still an attempt will be made here to conciliate the two points of view and to bring about something which resembles the simple Chinese grammar without, however, losing... [Lire la suite]