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full set of boolean conjunctions, adverbs etc

whether you like in nand not
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you can say 'neither one thing nor the other' , 'both this one and that one' but have you ever wondered if there should be several conjunctions like 'xeither one xor the other' ,nander etc
technobadger, Jan 11 2014


       I did this back in the '80s with a conlang I was designing at the time. I used a truth table which assumed that P was set out as FFTT and Q as FTFT, with a 4 phoneme word representing the truth table of the operator assuming "P operator Q", arranged so that the word was a pronounceable monosyllable, for instance "tosk". I can't remember more than that except that "tosk" was one example of a valid conjunction. One thing this doesn't do is introduce "colour", such as the difference between "and" and "but", or "also' and "however", and it also fails to account for multivalent truth values. There are natural lannguages in which "and" and "but" are the same word, e.g. Arabic. Anyway, [+].
nineteenthly, Jan 11 2014

       This exists to a certain extent in some inflected Asiatic languages. In non-inflected Indo-European and Finno-Urgric ones, prefix,infix or postfix operators would be possible; not sure about African ones.
8th of 7, Jan 11 2014

       //but have you ever wondered if there should be several conjunctions like 'xeither one xor the other' ,nander etc   

       Errr, no..but don't let that put you off.
not_morrison_rm, Jan 11 2014

       I find I quite often use IFF (if and only if) in written communications.
RayfordSteele, Jan 13 2014

       Rather confusingly, iff is expressed in some philosophy texts as "just in case".
nineteenthly, Jan 13 2014

       confusing - philosophy: tautology.
RayfordSteele, Jan 14 2014


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