Tag Archives: Made-up Languages

Inuktitut: A Language Without an Alphabet


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


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(…)