- The question on whether to use C instead of or in addition to K
to represent the sound [k] was put to a vote, and the decision was to
continue using K exclusively, as in 1928/30.
- The proposal to have an "inclusive" versus "exclusive"
distinction in the first person plural, represented by two different
pronouns nus and mes was rejected in
the vote. Novial '98 uses only nus as the first person
plural pronoun in all instances, like 1928/30 Novial.
- The proposal to allow long forms of the correlative adverbs, thus
quirezon in addition to quirez, was defeated. When you
use such an adverb, you can only use the short-form endings -rez,
-man, etc. (You can, of course, use adverbial phrases
like "pro qui rezone".) [01.10.1997]
- The inchoative ending -esk was objected to on the
grounds of its similarity to EF "-esque". However, there really isn't
any better form; as a result, its use is retained (by acclamation) in
Don Blaheta /
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