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Lojban is a carefully constructed spoken language designed in the hope of removing a large portion of the ambiguity from human communication. It was made well-known by a [[Scientific American article]] and references in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Moon_Is_a_Harsh_Mistress#Influence%7Cscience fiction] Lojban has been built over five decades by dozens of workers and hundreds of supporters.
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Lojban has a number of features which make it unique:
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*Lojban is designed to be used by people in ''communication'' with each other, and possibly in the future with computers.
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*Lojban is designed to be ''culturally neutral''.
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*Lojban has an ''unambiguous grammar'', which is based on the ''principles of logic''.
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*Lojban has ''phonetic spelling'', and unambiguous resolution of sounds into words.
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*Lojban is ''simple''' compared to natural languages; it is easy to learn.
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*Lojban's ''1300 root words'' can be easily combined to form a vocabulary of ''millions of words''.
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*Lojban is regular; the rules of the language are ''without exception''.
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*Lojban attempts to ''remove restrictions'' on creative and clear thought and communication.
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*Lojban has a ''variety of uses'', ranging from the creative to the scientific, from the theoretical to the practical.
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Interested? See and hear an [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZomVOBE5-0 example of spoken Lojban].
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[[{{int:tadni-url}}|Learn]] about Lojban more now.

Revision as of 08:14, 24 March 2014

Lojban is a carefully constructed spoken language designed in the hope of removing a large portion of the ambiguity from human communication. It was made well-known by a Scientific American article and references in fiction Lojban has been built over five decades by dozens of workers and hundreds of supporters.

Lojban has a number of features which make it unique:

  • Lojban is designed to be used by people in communication with each other, and possibly in the future with computers.
  • Lojban is designed to be culturally neutral.
  • Lojban has an unambiguous grammar, which is based on the principles of logic.
  • Lojban has phonetic spelling, and unambiguous resolution of sounds into words.
  • Lojban is simple' compared to natural languages; it is easy to learn.
  • Lojban's 1300 root words can be easily combined to form a vocabulary of millions of words.
  • Lojban is regular; the rules of the language are without exception.
  • Lojban attempts to remove restrictions on creative and clear thought and communication.
  • Lojban has a variety of uses, ranging from the creative to the scientific, from the theoretical to the practical.

Interested? See and hear an example of spoken Lojban.

Learn about Lojban more now.