Constructed Languages

What Is Esperanto, And Who Speaks It?

What Is Esperanto, And Who Speaks It?

Esperanto is the most famous constructed language, and its popularity seems to be growing.
By Women, For Women: Woman-Made Languages

By Women, For Women: Woman-Made Languages

Sure, it’s been said for centuries that “women have a language all their own,” but did you know that there are actually languages out there constructed by and for women to use? In honor of International Women’s Day, let’s take a look at two of these “woman-made” languages.
6 Questions With Dothraki Creator David J. Peterson

6 Questions With Dothraki Creator David J. Peterson

We chatted about creating, deconstructing and learning languages with the conlanger who invented the fictional languages you hear in ‘Game of Thrones.’
6 Questions With Dothraki Creator David J. Peterson: Transcript

6 Questions With Dothraki Creator David J. Peterson: Transcript

As part of our “6 Questions With” series, we chatted about creating, deconstructing and learning languages with David Peterson, the conlanger who invented the fictional languages you hear being spoken on ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Emerald City.’ Here’s the full interview.
What’s The Difference Between A Pidgin And A Creole?

What’s The Difference Between A Pidgin And A Creole?

At first, you’re just two languages who are sort of seeing each other. Then, you’re making it official and opening a joint bank account.
Fantastic Languages and Where to Hear Them: Languages in the Harry Potter Universe

Fantastic Languages and Where to Hear Them: Languages in the Harry Potter Universe

Every Harry Potter fan knows about Parseltongue, but which other languages are spoken in the Harry Potter universe? Let’s geek out… erm… FIND out!
‘Game Of Thrones’ Puts Spotlight On Conlangs

‘Game Of Thrones’ Puts Spotlight On Conlangs

From Dothraki to Elvish, and Na’vi to Klingon — how constructed languages form and permeate pop culture
Game Of Tongues — The Invented Languages In Game Of Thrones

Game Of Tongues — The Invented Languages In Game Of Thrones

Which languages are spoken in the Game of Thrones universe? How were they created and what would be their equivalents in our world? Let’s have a look.
1 Language That Only 2 People Speak: The Secret Language Of Twins

1 Language That Only 2 People Speak: The Secret Language Of Twins

Insights from the multilingual twin brothers who transformed their secret twin-speak into a constructed language.