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Barsoomian- Will it be a simple conlang?

The first clues about Paul Frommer’s Baroomian are out. He mentioned that the language was going to be simple so that a hypothetical American on Mars could learn it as fast as the novel implies he could learn it. Easy … Continue reading

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The Ariekei from the Novel Embassytown

Embassytown is one of the best SF novels I’ve read. It’s also one of the best SF novels I’ve read where language played a star role, and a conlang at that. But the language isn’t complete. It isn’t even a … Continue reading

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