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Conlangery #103: Mailbag 2

Conlangery103We’re back! This episode we answer your emails on the show. Check the full emails below the fold.

Top of Show Greeting: Fyai Thǔvn

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Conlangery #102: Afrihili

Conlangery102Today we discuss Afrihili in some detail, a discussion made possible by William’s work tracking down the book and publishing some highlights about the language.

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Conlangery SHORTS #15: Mixed Languages

ConlangeryShort15George takes a moment to talk about a kind of language that is somewhat to related to the pidgins and creoles episode.

CORRECTION: In the podcast I say that CIA is spoken on Copper Island. It originated there, but currently the surviving speaker population is on Bearing Island.

Special note: conlang is now listed in the Oxford English Dictionary

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Conlangery #101: Pidgins and Creoles

Conlangery101David Peterson joins us to talk about pidgins and creoles and what conlangers (and linguists) can learn from them.

Top of Show Greeting: Chudihr (revised)

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Conlangery #100: Interview with Christine Schreyer

Conlangery100We had a wonderful conversation with Christine Schreyer, the creator of the Kryptonian language featured in Man of Steel and a professor of linguistic anthropology at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, who uses a language creation assignment in one of her classes.

Top of Show Greeting: Moten

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Conlangery SHORTS #14: 吃酒喝面 Eating Wine and Drinking Noodles

ConlangeryShort14Today George brings on his fiancé Li Wang to talk about some interesting little lexical facts in Chinese that might be an inspiration.

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Conlangery #99: Nonconcatenative Morphology

Conlangery99We have some fun telling you about nonconcatenative mophology — that is morphology that doesn’t involve stringing things together. It’s not just Arabic, folks (though we do talk about that a bit).

Top of Show Greeting: Engeldish

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Conlangery SHORTS #13: Etymology Maps on Reddit

ConlangeryShort13In this episode, George points out a really interesting little subreddit that might provide some inspiration to conlangers.

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Conlangery #98: Menya (natlang)

Conlangery98We talk about a Papua New Guinea language called Menya. Follow along here.

 

 

 

Conlangery SPECIAL: Changing of the Guard at the LCS

specials-artGeorge recorded a special interview with David J Peterson and Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets to talk about some recent events at the Language Creation Society.

 

 

 

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