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The Conlanger's Lexipedia By Mark Rosenfelder
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After creating a grammar, there's the 800-pound gorilla of the lexicon to deal with. This book gives you everything you need to know to create words. The first stop is etymology: it contains... More > thousands of etymologies from a wide variety of languages. Borrow them or let them spark your own ideas! It's easy to let the lexicon be a coded version of your native language. The book contains tips on how to avoid this, including plenty of fascinating examples from non-English languages. You want to know which words to create first. It includes the 1500 words most commonly found in fantasy and science fiction, sorted by frequency. Many parts of the lexicon require real-world knowledge to handle. The Lexipedia contains just enough information on biology, physics, and human cultures to help you out. Plus, there's a discussion of the basic tools of the word creator: categories, metaphors, and derivation. Though aimed at conlangers, this book will be instructive and entertaining for anyone who's interested in words.< Less
A “How to Speak Wookie” Conlang : A Made-Up Language with Grammar and Two-Way Dictionary based on the (2011) book “How to Speak Wookie” : Big Version By E. G. Wordwright
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This book presents a Star Wars conlang (made-up language) made from the pseudo-conlang material in the 2011 book "How to Speak Wookie", complete with grammar, two-way dictionary, and... More > copious explanation and discussion. The author is renown for deciphering the "Atlantis the Lost Empire" and "John Carter" conlangs, B.A. Linguistics, 3.1 GPA. This Wookie conlang is an “alien, non-human” quasi-priori OSV language with affixes, heavy root-and-pattern morphology, bizaare yet plausible idioms, and totally alien suprasegmental features and phonology involving roar noises at various pitches. Pronouns are often sublimated into implication and borderline inflectional/derivational affixes. Interesting conlang but not overly complicated or too unweildly for use by conlang enthusiasts of various levels of skill.< Less
Orthona Proverbs By Stephen Lavelle
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A selection of proverbs in the constructed language of Orthona.
How to say what you need in Fursic By Godvyrst vun Nåltesberg
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A book designed for those who want to start learning the Fursic language, but have got limited study time. It focuses on simple everyday communication, helping students to build their own... More > sentences. Whether you are just beginning the study of Fursic or wish to review the fundamentals, HOW TO SAY WHAT YOU NEED IN FURSIC enables you to learn in a systematic way, at your own rate, guided by your own requirements and interests.< Less
Essential Fursic Grammar By Godvyrst vun Nåltesberg
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The essentials of the Fursic Grammar are explained in simple fashion in this easy-to-read reference and textbook. Technical terms are made simple by short and friendly explanations. Comparisons... More > between the Fursic and the English Grammar render the examples easy to memorize. And Pronunciation guide based on similarities to English.< Less
Essential Fursic Grammar By Godvyrst vun Nåltesberg
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The essentials of the Fursic Grammar are explained in simple fashion in this easy-to-read reference and textbook. Technical terms are made simple by short and friendly explanations. Comparisons... More > between the Fursic and the English Grammar render the examples easy to memorize. And Pronunciation guide based on similarities to English.< Less
Kaponî ba sandi By Aaron Wood
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The second edition of the Sandic-language printed dictionary, made ready especially for the one-year anniversary of its first publication. Many new words have been added (over 40 more pages in this... More > edition as well) and the cover art is all-new.< Less
A Beginner's Course in Modern Siwa By Étienne L. Poisson
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This book is intended to compliment the Siwa Grammar by introducing modern language fit for everyday life as well as placing the language in a contemporary context. This is the first draft and... More > contains 7 complete lessons.< Less
The Language Construction Kit By Mark Rosenfelder
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Create plausible and realistic languages for RPGs, fantasy and science fiction, movies or video games, or international communication... or just learn about how languages work from an unusual,... More > light-hearted perspective. The Language Construction Kit on zompist.com has helped a generation of conlangers to understand and create languages. It’s expanded here with coverage of semantics and pragmatics, language families, writing systems and sample wordlists, as well as an annotated sample grammar.< Less
Foundational Riquenian By J. N. Jackson
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This book is an introduction to the Riquenian Language and acts as the first step to the development of the Riquenian culture. Don't know what Riquenian is? Read and find out in this book for... More > language learning, complete with exercises, stories, and more that all may just help you with English grammar at the same time.< Less