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Conlangery SHORTS #26: Phonix

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
This week, George discusses Phonix, a sound change applier that will help you with your historical conlanging.

Conlangery #132: Coptic (natlang)

Monday, September 4th, 2017
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 »

Conlangery #131: The Seventh Language Creation Conference #LCC7

Monday, August 7th, 2017
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)

Conlangery #130: Interview with Kaye Boesme

Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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.)

Conlangery #129: Non-Vocal Languages

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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)

Conlangery SHORTS 24: Personal Conlanging Progress

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
George talks a bit about his personal progress with Middle Pahran.   Draft Grammar of Middle Pahran

Conlangery #128: Lingua Philosophica

Monday, March 6th, 2017
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

Friday, February 10th, 2017
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

Conlangery SHORTS #23: Lexember 2016 reflection

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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!