Tag Archives: Made-up Languages

Inuktitut: A Language Without an Alphabet

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When is an alphabet not, in fact, an alphabet? Before we have you scratching your heads at us and thinking that perhaps we have lost the plot, we promise; there is in fact a very simple answer to that. An alphabet that isn’t really an alphabet is called an abugida. While these two writing systems(…)


The Creation & Evolution of Language in Game of Thrones

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Undoubtedly one of the biggest modern sensations in television has been the HBO series Game of Thrones. Based on George R.R. Martin’s as-yet-unfinished series of fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, the TV series, like the books, has taken the world by storm. The richly detailed world that Martin created has a mythology(…)