I'm really tempted to make a wierd language for my worldbuilding thing. I can't stop thinking about the idea of a language that is half spoken and half signlanguage. Talking to someone and giving them context or other only mildly relevant information with your hands while vocalizing the important parts... Time to figure out how to do conlangs I guess haha
I was musing on that very thing this weekend. What is the optimum synonyms to non-synonyms word ratio for a new language? Does the brain likes synonyms or find them to be a hassle? Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo.