International postposition markup language
An optimal international auxiliary language
This is not quite an invention, but it's
a solution, which I thought of while thinking of as how to
optimal international language.
This language idea is
based on the further statements that I accept to be valid:
1) Every part of
speech can be nounized.
2) A thought (text, chapter, sentence) is but a characterization of one
set of things by another set of things
3) Syntax is but a way to tell, what is subject, what is object etc.
4) What is subject, object etc. can be denoted in other ways, for example,
in XML style.
5) XML is impractical for daily conversations
Moreover, it is
impractical to create new language in general. The goal is to ease the
Therefore I propose
creating a large set of International Postpositions (or prepositions)
acting like XML tags to form sentences from nouns.
would allow everyone to form universally understandable sentences and to
any language translatable texts using their own language, just IPML'ed.
IPML could use ">"
(more than) symbol to denote the beginning of a preposition and "<"
(less than) or "," (comma) symbol to denote the end of a
(work>of< Mr. Smith)>for<,
For Mr. Smith it is best to
work at home.
Just needs inventing more postpositions.
For the parts of speech that can be inflected in several ways at once, there
could be double, triple etc. postpositions be used. For example, let say
there is a postposition meaning the past tense >ta, then we could
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(work>of, Mr. Smith)
What was the work of Mr.