Conlangery #132: Coptic (natlang)

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This episode, we discuss Coptic, the last descendant of thousands of years of Ancient Egyptian, now spoken mainly as a liturgical language in Coptic Christian churches in Egypt. Top of Show Greeting: Nalathis Special Mention: Go watch Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues! Links and Resources: Plumley, Martin (1948) An Introductory Coptic Grammar. London: Home… Read more »

Creative Commons

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Just wanted to let everyone know that I am putting Conlangery under a Creative Commons Attribution – Non-commercial – Share-Alike. This means that you are free to copy, distribute, remix, and create derivative works from the show, so long as you give attribution, your work is not commercial in nature, and you also use a… Read more »

Conlangery #131: The Seventh Language Creation Conference #LCC7

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This month Christophe and William come on to talk about their experience at LCC7. Along with a few people William recorded on his phone. View the conference page here and all the videos of talks here. Top of Show Greeting: Croatian (translated and performed by Dorian Frangen) http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Conlangery131.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download |… Read more »

Conlangery #130: Interview with Kaye Boesme

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Kaye Boesme joins George to talk about her far-future audiodrama Epiphany. Top of Show Greeting: Narahji (Note, I am working on a transcript for this episode. It has been delayed by irregular baby napping.) http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Conlangery130.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS

Conlangery #129: Non-Vocal Languages

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Jake Malloy and David Peterson join George to talk about sign language as well as a few other ways humans communicate non-vocally. Top of Show Greeting: Bakom Links and Resources: SLIPA ASL Lessons ASL classifiers Non-manual markers in ASL ASL Internet slang Plains Indian Sign Language Tactile Signing Black ASL Signed Exact English (signed English… Read more »

Conlangery SHORTS #25: Listen Like a Conlanger – Specialized Terms

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George talks about how to listen to the language all around you like a conlanger, especially when you encounter weird specialized terms or senses of words. Wiktionary entry on “wrong” (includes the sewing sense) http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort25.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS

Conlangery SHORTS 24: Personal Conlanging Progress

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George talks a bit about his personal progress with Middle Pahran.   Draft Grammar of Middle Pahran http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort24.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS

Conlangery #128: Lingua Philosophica

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David Salo comes on to talk about his historical research into George Dalgarno’s Lingua Philosophica, a 17th century philosophical language. We discuss the features of Dalgarno’s work, a little of how it compares to other work of the time and also its influence on the history of conlanging. Top of Show Greeting: Lingua Philosophica (translated… Read more »

Conlangery #127: Language Policy

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William is out for this month so we have Jake Malloy here to talk a bit about language policy, both official and unofficial, as well as a bit about language attitudes. Top of Show Greeting: Shidhunarien http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Conlangery127.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS

Conlangery SHORTS #23: Lexember 2016 reflection

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I reflect a bit on Lexember 2016. Links and Resources: My post on -piq Dragonlinguistics on Tumblr Also please check out Phonetic Calligraphy on Tumblr and Facebook! http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort23.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS