Yet another art-ificial language: the Dothraki language

Apr 5, 2011 by

I usually write about natural human languages in this blog. But now and again, the subject of artificial languages is brought up by my students, and recently my attention was drawn to yet another language that was created for a TV...

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"The one who hopes"

Apr 12, 2010 by

In recent postings, I discussed two artificial “alien” languages invented for use in feature films: Na’vi and Klingon. Yet, cinema is not the only reason to make up an artificial language. For example, Esperanto...

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Apr 7, 2010 by

Na’vi, the language invented for the feature film Avatar and discussed in my previous posting, is by no means the first language created especially for a movie. Star Trek fans are, no doubt, familiar with the Klingon language...

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A new language has been born!

Apr 5, 2010 by

The world has seen a birth of a new language recently. Well, maybe… Almost! I am talking about Na’vi, the language of the aliens in the film Avatar. Of course, as an alien language, Na’vi would not be of much...

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