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March 11th, 2002

Create Your Own Language

I was trying to find the link for the kinda’-cool-if-pretty-geeky Alphabet Synthesis Machine, when I stumbled across a bunch of sites from a subculture I didn’t even know existed: language creators.

Apparently, creating a “model language” is like playing with a model train set. How, I’m not quite sure, but the general gist is that “model languages exist on paper or in computer files and may be shared only with a few close friends or may be used to give depth to imaginary worlds read or watched by millions.” There’s even a top 10 list and software to help you create a language. You can also start with the Language Construction Kit, a web guide to creating your own language from start to finish. It all seems kind of strange to me, but hey, who am I to judge?

… especially when I took the time to use the Alphabet Synthesis Machine to generate my own alphabet, download it, and install it as a font on my PC.

Posted in Just Plain Odd

FROM: fresh
DATE: Tuesday March 12, 2002 -- 11:16:35 am
what good could this bring to mankind in the future? probably none, as we know the Germans had the best language desipher thats right the inigma and even then we cracked that also not quite sure why one would use such a program or when one would need a program such as this one



FROM: Elizabeth
DATE: Thursday March 14, 2002 -- 8:32:30 pm
Researchers (possibly in white lab coats) use fake languages ("miniature languages") to study how the human brain processes language. For example, subjects are exposed to a whole bunch of sentences in the language, more than they could ever memorize. They are then asked to remember sentences.. but since there was too much information to actually be able to remember them, they are actually being asked to reconstruct a sentence based on the patterns of grammar they have induced.

Fake words can also be used to elicit data in a specific language. For example, if you were trying to figure out if a child understood the concept of pluralizing by adding the -s morpheme, you could show them a picture of a made-up object and tell them it's a "derk". and then show them a picture with two of them and ask them what it is. If they have acquired the morpheme they will say "two derks" (or something similar).. and you will know that they understand the rule and aren't just repeating something that they've heard because they have most likely not heard "two derks".

However, something tells me that Second Language Acquisition researchers don't use Klingon in their studies.



FROM: Elizabeth
DATE: Thursday March 14, 2002 -- 8:33:22 pm
P.S, someone please make a joke about "two derks"..



FROM: Paul [E-Mail]
DATE: Thursday March 14, 2002 -- 8:52:53 pm
Two derks walk into a schlorj. The hyui derk hoynuas to the uyiha, "Ake! Jui esa ogarch pesha!"

LOL!



FROM: Ryan
DATE: Friday March 15, 2002 -- 9:07:38 am
That was mighty yoshib, Paul! It had me lomping on the floor...



FROM: Kelly
DATE: Wednesday December 3, 2003 -- 12:26:31 pm
I agree, it was yoshib. I will use the program to generate some words for a fantasy book I am writing.



FROM: Kate
DATE: Wednesday December 3, 2003 -- 1:07:21 pm
Language construction is not that bad. What concerns me are the people that do worldbuilding, where they make entire fantasy worlds.

Fascinating, if you ask me, but what's really the point?



FROM: Etrigan
DATE: Monday December 29, 2003 -- 5:23:04 pm
Only people with reasons for creating a new language, create languages, if you cant see a reason for using it, its useless.



FROM: Paul
DATE: Monday December 29, 2003 -- 10:11:34 pm
Apparently Etrigan created a new language devoid of apostrophes.



FROM: Lian Jii
DATE: Monday December 12, 2005 -- 6:32:39 pm
I have created a language. It has been 9 years since creation. It is a chinese stuctured language. There are two parts to the language. There is the base, and then the coded version of the words spoken. The code has its own characters, but for total security of contents, sometimes characters
from the language are assigned to the places of those coded characters that have been replaced. There are currently 2000 characters.



FROM: Joseph
DATE: Tuesday December 13, 2005 -- 4:45:52 am
Two derks walk into a schlorj. The hyui derk hoynuas to the uyiha, "Ake! Jui esa ogarch pesha!"

LOL!


I don't get it. :(



FROM: jojo
DATE: Wednesday January 25, 2006 -- 11:22:23 am
whatsup loosers you suck! yaba yaba haye haye :) :)



FROM: v
DATE: Tuesday March 28, 2006 -- 3:45:42 pm
what... any way. how hell do you make a language???



FROM: Chris [E-Mail]
DATE: Thursday August 17, 2006 -- 5:38:32 pm
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FROM: Chris [E-Mail]
DATE: Thursday August 17, 2006 -- 5:43:34 pm
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Nathaniel whitlock February 15, 2007, 4:49 pm

I, y ane i antaniel!

Nathaniel whitlock February 23, 2007, 4:43 pm

epase as epase

candi grl March 2, 2007, 11:09 pm

i habalate pebaleople wbalou lbali lbalik dis gbalurl dabalimond

Emuse May 16, 2007, 12:36 am

It does have a point… I’m trying to write a novel, and I’ve created a world, and now I’m trying to create a language… it’s awesomely fun…

Ruby November 15, 2008, 6:23 am

sothego howthegow dothego youthego crethageathegate yourthegore owthegown lanthegang qauthegij

Francisco April 2, 2009, 4:30 am

Koe iste k’kaoeloesh? Gofdesh esfoh atauhe?
What is it that you want? Are you looking for a weird language?

Regards (fesothuse!)
Francisco

keenen & darren May 4, 2009, 9:20 pm

MIIY NEIIMA 4IIZ 2EII33IIAN. 4 EIIM N4IINA.

Un kinô August 5, 2009, 10:14 am

*Næ Tês!*
(Nigh terres!)
Hey Guys!

*Mu bá his lin mu bæl tríb mu an lôsh nôvas des mi tês!*
(Mu bay islin mu bile tree mwan loshe novas des mi terrs!)
I like this and would like to share my language with you guys!

*Mu an lôsh nôvas des an de nom des ani Lantash! Mu ani líensin dun!*
(Mwan loshe novas desanne denomme desanne Lantash! Mwan lienne sindunne!)
Lantash is the name of my language! I am still working on it!

*Et ani kenil ant… Gumâ!*
(Etan kenille ahnt… Gu-mar)
It will be finished soon… Don’t worry!

*Si tu bá et, tríb mi mu un ímál plá!*
(Situ bay et, tree mi mune ee-maille play!)
If you like it, please send me an email!

*Nôch itê!*
(noche iterre!)
Laters!

*sparnell15@hotmail.com*

Rima December 1, 2009, 2:53 am

fuck you guy, bastards, you dont even make sense

j money December 4, 2009, 3:14 am

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person January 12, 2010, 1:09 am

datha gest datha gee ithaga borthaga ithatga wanthaga tothaga bethaga therthaga

franky February 13, 2010, 3:15 pm

khafaboo ahmagh khool

translation: shutup stupid monster

wa te houshem damganiag

translation: im telling this to you and your breath stinks

urfriendinhighplaces February 16, 2010, 5:15 pm

HFIOFGSAN SOLIGHEN FEROLSHA

alasjsdudsdsdsfdgd March 12, 2010, 12:20 am

osk jsja jue sakd sjsjde

issjsjxn jjsdss

I had xes with a lrig last thgin.

Ryan March 12, 2010, 12:37 am

I tbuod that uoy did.

Jan October 9, 2010, 11:17 pm

How hard can it be to create your own language?

How hurden kaan eten bei tu kreieten vurk ohn lungenagen?

From / Frumen – Jan

matthew wise January 15, 2011, 12:26 am

LOKOOKRA NEMAWAN-NYE BOHMOMAKOH…. CLARANENI!!!!! LOKOOKRA!!!!!!!!!
JINMA JINMA JINMA!!!!!

kenny January 23, 2011, 9:08 pm

how hard is creating a language

shiishi shiwingshi tubu de creating shiishi de language

en ba ir ir shiishi shiwingshi somingingdo sentaingingdo de mix chinese

it is easyv to creat a mix chinese language

Jynxed April 17, 2011, 6:38 pm

Nice 🙂 I’m currently in the process of making my own language for a fantasy novel as well… it’s a little confusing and I’m looking for some advice. Now, generalizing on the comments I’ve seen above from the last questions, I don’t think I’ll be getting an answer in any language that I’m going to understand. I mean, I got a couple of them, but most I didn’t understand at all. It gave me a good laugh and a smile knowing that some people out there share the same thought process as I do. Even if I don’t get any advice in English, thanks anyway to all you creatives out there!

Nerd in a White lab coat stained with blood July 3, 2011, 10:42 pm

well my language is called ammextrias and i need a little help with it. any ideas on how to get it started

namicub October 12, 2011, 4:28 pm

hukluhuh friruknds! hello friends … its easy to create an new language …. you need the structure (alphabet) and little part of syntesis

namicub October 12, 2011, 4:37 pm

I have almost finished my language its named “en” …

Pierre December 30, 2011, 12:56 am

I’m also creating my own language since few days. It seems easy for my lanquage because it’s very simple to understand the way it goes: No difficulty with little words : Ätäakssaa menziònekussuksiò. It means I’m a man who is not french. But it’s literally : I’m mannofrench. Also I created nations languages and Nationalities. Example : Spain : Country name : Späasak, Language : Späasaksii, Nationality: Späasaksiò/à 🙂

Tüunlek ( Thanks for reading )

u will never know April 7, 2012, 7:14 pm

my language will be .i .m .am .nd .ou ..il …er ..nd .ut ..at .m ….ng …………he

omar April 11, 2012, 12:54 am

i want my own languge and thanks

aurora February 13, 2013, 9:04 am

hi i love to make my own languages!! and im only 11 years old!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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