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? twabs fair maiden
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Forbidding hiatus between consecutive words is also quite valid.

Ancient Greek was against vowel hiatus rather strongly, especially the Attic dialect. I mention it only because it's rather amusing how many different ways it invented to eliminate hiatus: elision of the first vowel, elision of the second vowel, contraction into a long vowel or diphthong, epenthesis of /n/, epenthesis of /t/ (arguably, from -mn̥-).
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? Hallow XIII Primordial Crab
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Yes, this is reasonably common. Luganda, for instance, does not allow two vowels in sequence; where such sequences would occur, it lengthens the second vowel and either deletes the first or converts it into a semivowel if the first vowel is high.

For a more direct correspondence to your strategy, some dialects of English insert /r/ between consecutive vowels.
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Durant MacPherson posts: 1
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My constructed language forbids vowels from running consecutively. That is, there will always be a consonant between two vowels. Devised the rule on a whim.

Is it plausible? Can you think of any general principle of language which would prevent this from happening?
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? Hālian :(
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, Alípteza @ Central Florida
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quoting Rhetorica, Kelatetía: Dis, Major Belt 1:
Well, get digging, then!

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? Rhetorica Your Writing System Sucks
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Well, get digging, then!
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? Hālian :(
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, Alípteza @ Central Florida
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quoting Hallow XIII, 巴塞尔之子:
collective tomb

I'm bloody well alive you coward
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? Hallow XIII Primordial Crab
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I am terribly sorry for this intrusion into our collective tomb, but I've started working on a short introduction to discourse pragmatics ând structure for conlangers, on the grounds of... Well, as far as I can tell, there isn't even such a thing for academic linguists, so I figured I might as well write at least a small sketch for personal reference.

I will put it in the Annie reference as a primary online access point, so you are all cordially invited to contribute.
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? Rhetorica Your Writing System Sucks
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That's deeply understandable.
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? Rhetorica Your Writing System Sucks
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Convertible currencies! A perfect example of a nerd-magnetic curiosity, and yet it somehow has evaded any constuff I can think of. Brilliant idea.

I'm afraid I may have some strong opinions about that writing system, though. It's not a good sign when each element in a featural writing system has its own postal code. Maybe try making the vertical and horizontal lines shorter? It's okay as-is for a couple of words, but that is definitely not a font you'd typeset a book in.
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? twabs fair maiden
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I don't care about anything that happened after 100 BC
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