The Dictionary of Made-Up Languages: From Elvish to Klingon, The Anwa, Reella, Ealray, Yeht (Real) Origins of Invented Lexicons (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

The Dictionary of Made-Up Languages: From Elvish to Klingon, The Anwa, Reella, Ealray, Yeht (Real) Origins of Invented Lexicons (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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by Stephen D. Rogers
     
 

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Can you converse in Klingon? Ask an Elf the time of day? Greet a speaker of Esperanto? These are among the more than 100 constructed languages you'll find in this book. For each one, author Stephen D. Rogers provides vocabulary, grammatical features, background information on the language and its inventor, and fascinating facts. What's more, easy-to-follow

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Can you converse in Klingon? Ask an Elf the time of day? Greet a speaker of Esperanto? These are among the more than 100 constructed languages you'll find in this book. For each one, author Stephen D. Rogers provides vocabulary, grammatical features, background information on the language and its inventor, and fascinating facts. What's more, easy-to-follow guidelines show you how to construct your own made-up language--everything from building vocabulary to making up a grammar.

So pick up this dictionary! In no time, you'll be telling your friends, "Tsun oe nga-hu ni-Na'vi pangkxo a fì-'u oe-ru prrte' lu." ("It's a pleasure to be able to chat with you in Navi.")

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440530401
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
10/15/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Stephen D. Rogers has taught students in middle school, high school, and college, and thus has an intimate familiarity with made-up languages. He is the editor of My First Year in the Classroom: 50 Stories That Celebrate the Good, the Bad, and the Most Unforgettable Moments. He lives and writes in Buzzards Bay, MA.

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The Dictionary of Made-Up Languages: From Elvish to Klingon, The Anwa, Reella, Ealray, Yeht (Real) Origins of Invented Lexicons 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Is the elvish language in this dictionary the elvish language from j.r.r. Tolkien books?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Does this have Hylian in it?