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this is random, but it came up in conversation.

You know, it's quite easy to use "rho" as a pronoun for you until you hit awkward ones like "rhoself."

Re: this is random, but it came up in conversation.

That is random :) But kinda cool none-the-less. I'm curious what the conversation was that it came up in though.

I'm a bit of a language geek, and I think I was trying to figure out what gender-neutral pronouns would be in Spanish, which turned into a discussion of the same in English, which led to your name..."Well, Rho uses rho as a pronoun for rhoself..eek."
Much love for the Rho! *hugs*

Oooh, language geeking. I have this sort of vague desire to create my own language, and have it be agglutinative, with the basic pronoun word just meaning "pronoun", and then with optional suffixes to specify person, number gender, etc. so you can be as specific or non-specific as you like. Becuase I just love the ability to be deliberately ambiguous in language. But as that's the only feature I have for my proto-language, it's really not going anywhere.

I do seem to recall that Hungarian has no distinction between the words for "he" and "she" though. Although I may be misremembering horribly.

I seem to recall the same thing about Hungarian. (And Finnish, too, for that matter.)

I have this sort of vague desire to create my own language, and have it be agglutinative, with the basic pronoun word just meaning "pronoun", and then with optional suffixes to specify person, number gender, etc. so you can be as specific or non-specific as you like.

Sounds nifty.

I presume the same suffixes would also tack onto other things? Perhaps nouns, to indicate possession/number/case, or verbs, to indicate mood/tense/person/number?

Then you could also be vague about verbs, as in Japanese - "Eigakan e ikimasu" could be "I go to the cinema" or "we go to the cinema" or "you go" etc. etc., though you can specify who goes if you want ("Watashi wa eigakan e ikimasu" - "I go to the cinema").

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