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Conlangery SHORTS #18: Noun Classification in Palikúr

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
This episode, William tells us about the noun classifications in Palikúr, a language with both gender and numeral classifers (once thought impossible) and a couple other classifications aside. Links and Resources Palikúr and the Typology of Classifiers (Aikenvald and Green 1998)

Conlangery #109: Kataputi

Thursday, May 7th, 2015
Today we review the Akana conlang Kataputi. In other news, the Sixth Language Creation Conference happened. Links below. Also, George is getting his Masters. Top of Show Greeting: Old English/Anglo-Saxon (translated and read by Scott Brewer) Links and Resources Kataputi Proto-Dumic Announced bits William’s post about legal stuff LCC6 site Day 1, part 1 Day […]

Conlangery #108: Obviation

Monday, April 6th, 2015
Support Conlangery on Patreon! Announcements: David Salo talking at WiGL on April 11, in Madison, WI, USA The Sixth Language Creation Conference will be April 25-26 in Horsham, UK Bianca joins us today for an episode on obviation, just another option for managing discourse while clarifying who does what to who. Also, we have a […]

Conlangery #107: Moten

Monday, March 2nd, 2015
Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets comes on to talk about his conlang Moten. Top of Show Greeting: Nærut Nɑnɑ́rɑ Links and Resources: The Moten page of Christophe’s blog Christophe’s presentation at LCC4

Conlangery #106: Auxiliary Verb Constructions

Monday, February 2nd, 2015
Suzette Haden Elgin passed away on January 27th. She will be missed. You can now support Conlangery on Patreon! William can now talk about conlanging he did for a videogame! In this episode, George and William go over the wonderful diversity of auxiliary verb constructions! So much to think about! Links and Resources: Auxiliary Verb […]

Conlangery SHORTS #17: Lexember 2014

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
This episode, George highlights a few words from last year’s #Lexember event. Words: ihar kopoyamtuki snūgā kwägilärä naagari hintul chyubīne tneban fri

Conlangery SHORTS #16: Gender Assignment

Monday, December 1st, 2014
Today George is on his own with a short and a book recommendation. You can find links to Gender by Greville Corbett here.

Conlangery #105: Navajo/Diné (natlang)

Monday, November 3rd, 2014
Today it’s just George and William talking about the wonders of Navajo. Mostly William talking, as he knows more about it. Top of show Greeting: Yanem Links and Resources: Wikipedia The Navajo Language (best resource on the Internet) The Derivation of Meaning in the Navajo Verb Structure of Navajo A bunch of learning resources Reversing […]

Conlangery #104: Spatial Metaphors for Time

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
Today we discuss how languages talk about time. Particularly, how do we map time onto space metaphorically. Top of Show Greeting: Duojjin Links and Resources: From Space to Time (Haspelmath) — warning, big download Metaphor SPACE AS TIME across languages How Languages Construct Time Time and the mind: Using space to think about time Spatial […]

Conlangery #103: Mailbag 2

Monday, September 1st, 2014
We’re back! This episode we answer your emails on the show. Check the full emails below the fold. Top of Show Greeting: Fyai Thǔvn Email#1 Cherry-pick and paraphrase without mercy. Apologies if these have been addressed in the 30 released episodes I’m yet to enjoy. Over-long Ingratiating Preamble: I started listening to your podcast 29 […]