conlang

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Blend of constructed +‎ language.

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conlang (plural conlangs)

  1. A constructed language; a language that has been artificially constructed, such as Volapük, Esperanto, Quenya or Klingon.
    The Klingon language is a conlang created for use in Star Trek.
    • 2012 November 1, Wright, Laura, “UT Language Creation Society invites students to learn origins of newer languages”, in The Daily Texan[1]:
      You might be familiar with more a priori conlangs than you think: The Klingon language from the television series “Star Trek,” the Na’vi language from the movie “Avatar,” and the Dothraki language from the television series “Game of Thrones” are all examples of a priori languages.

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conlang (third-person singular simple present conlangs, present participle conlanging, simple past and past participle conlanged)

  1. To make a constructed language.
    the conlanging community
    Brithenig was conlanged with the purpose of looking how Welsh might have developed if it were a Romance language.