Difference between revisions of "Ithkuil"

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* [http://www.ithkuil.net/lexicon.htm The lexicon] with words for emotions
 
* [http://www.ithkuil.net/lexicon.htm The lexicon] with words for emotions
 
* [http://www.ithkuil.net/lexicon_supplement_1.pdf New words] for emotions added by Quijada on July 23 2012
 
* [http://www.ithkuil.net/lexicon_supplement_1.pdf New words] for emotions added by Quijada on July 23 2012
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|quote  = “Well, no language, as far as I know, has a single word for that chin-stroking moment you get, often accompanied by a frown on your face, when someone expresses an idea that you’ve never thought of and you have a moment of suddenly seeing possibilities you never saw before.” He paused, as if leafing through a mental dictionary. “In Ithkuil, it’s ašţal.”
 
|source = ''John Quijada, according to a popular [http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/12/24/121224fa_fact_foer?currentPage=all paper] in New Yorker magazine.''
 
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== Documentation ==
 
== Documentation ==
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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
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And here is a comic where three people speak Klingon, Lojban and Ithkuil:
 
And here is a comic where three people speak Klingon, Lojban and Ithkuil:
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:36, 19 January 2020

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Ithkuil is a well-known constructed language created by John Quijada, which combines features from many natural languages.

E.g., it has a large set of event contour markers, a large set of words for emotions. Thus, it can be an inspiration for coining new words for emotions in Lojban:

Documentation

Trivia

“Well, no language, as far as I know, has a single word for that chin-stroking moment you get, often accompanied by a frown on your face, when someone expresses an idea that you’ve never thought of and you have a moment of suddenly seeing possibilities you never saw before.” He paused, as if leafing through a mental dictionary. “In Ithkuil, it’s ašţal.”

John Quijada, according to a popular paper in New Yorker magazine.

And here is a comic where three people speak Klingon, Lojban and Ithkuil:

lo nu penmi fi la ialta.png