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: iTunes | 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: iTunes | 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: iTunes | Android | RSS

Conlangery SHORTS #22: Axanar Update

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George gives a quick update on the Paramount v Axanar case and the LCS’s part in it. This was previously discussed in episode 119. For more information, please see the Language Creation Society’s Axanar information page. http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Conlangery #126: Hoocąk (natlang)

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Today we bring on Cecil Garvin to talk about Hoocąk a Siouan language still spoken in Wisconsin and on the Winnebago Reservation in Nebraska. Top of Show Greeting: Ulazradũn http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Conlangery126.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Conlangery #125: Grammatical Number

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This month we talk about grammatical number. What number distinctions can you make for a language (beyond singular and plural)? What do you mark for number? And how does number interact with agreement and other grammatical systems? We’ll help you with all of that. http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Conlangery125.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes |… Read more »

Conlangery #124: Old Irish (natlang)

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We welcome Matt Boutilier on to talk about Old Irish, from the destruction of verb roots due to initial stress, to how you can incorporate initial mutations into a language. Special mention: George recommends the show Cleverman. Nothing to do with this episode, it’s just good. Top of show greeting: Dubarne /du’barnə/ Links and Resources… Read more »

Conlangery #123: Stress Systems

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Today we talk all about word-level stress systems, a part of your conlang that can be done in a few minutes or have you stressing for many days, weeks, or maybe months. It all comes down to what kind of stress system you go with. Top of Show Greeting: Modern Standard Arabic (translated and read… Read more »

Conlangery SPECIAL #2: Too Like the Lightning

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William invites Ada Palmer on to talk about her new book Too Like the Lightning, which, while not so conlangy, uses language in interesting ways for world-building, including neologisms, unusual punctuation, and gratuitous Latin revivals. Links and Resources: Ada’s book on Amazon Or Barnes and Noble Ada’s Blog Ex Urbe http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangerySpecial02.mp3Podcast: Play in new window… Read more »