Conlangery #93: Basque/Euskara (natlang)

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Today, William is gone, but we have Christophe Grandsire-Koevets on as a special guest to discuss one of his favorite natlang inspirations, Basque. Top of Show Greeting: Palethian Links and Resources: Theories on Basque’s origins (Spanish) Grammar of Basque Some useful charts and such (French) Another grammar Four Wikipedia pages: main, grammar, verbs, dialects http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Conlangery93.mp3Podcast: Play… Read more »

Conlangery #92: The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis

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We go over the basic premise of the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis and it’s (limited) usefulness to naturalistic conlanging, with a couple of tangents here and there. Top of Show Greeting: Danish (translated by Samuel Kilsholm) Links and Resources: Wikipedia entry on linguistic relativity Linguistic determinism Experimental languages Verb framing Eskimo snow word myth NPR story on study… Read more »

Conlangery #91: Srínawésin

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Today we talk about a language of dragons. It’s really, really hard to pronounce. Top of show Greeting: Jesesç Srínawésin grammar and dictionary: Section I Section II and III Section IV Section V Section VI Section VII Section VIII Lexicon of Verb Roots and Thesaurus http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Conlangery91.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android |… Read more »

Conlangery #90: Mailbag 1

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We resurrect the podcast with an episode that’s all answering listener feedback. We hope to keep this thing going for a good long time. Top of Show Greeting: French (translation and recording by Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets) Emails below the fold: http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Conlangery90.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSWe resurrect the podcast with an… Read more »

Conlangery SHORTS #11: Phrasebook: What time is it?

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George continues his phrasebook series with a few musings about telling time. Long form episodes returning soon. http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort11.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSGeorge continues his phrasebook series with a few musings about telling time. Long form episodes returning soon. http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort11.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android… Read more »

Conlangery SHORTS #10: Phrasebook: How do you say …?

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George continues his phrasebook series by considering what you say when you ask “How do you say …?” and “What does that mean?” http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSGeorge continues his phrasebook series by considering what you say when you ask “How do you say …?” and “What does… Read more »

Announcement: Going on Hiatus

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We’ll be back mid-to-late June. http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Announcement2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSWe’ll be back mid-to-late June. http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Announcement2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS

Conlangery SHORTS #08: A Pahran grammaticalization idea

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George shares an idea he is pursuing in the historical development of Pahran. LCC5 http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort08.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSGeorge shares an idea he is pursuing in the historical development of Pahran. LCC5 http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort08.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS

Conlangery #89: Polysynthesis

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Today, we take a little time to talk about the topic of polysynthesis Top of Show Greeting: Gothic (translated by Roman Rausch) Links and Resources: Nootkan/Southern Wakashan grammar (featured on episode 41) ZBB thread on polysynthesis Nice Inuit article Iñupiatun Eskimo dictionary Ancient Egyptian (Amazon link) Feedback: http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Conlangery89.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe:… Read more »

Conlangery SHORTS #07: When do you insert your infix?

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George uses an example from Tagalog to highlight one of the decisions conlangers might need to make if they use infixing. http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort07.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSGeorge uses an example from Tagalog to highlight one of the decisions conlangers might need to make if they use infixing. http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort07.mp3Podcast: Play… Read more »