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Languages Around the OGF World

Posted by CharlieG on 11 September 2018 in English (English).

Hi, I’m CharlieG, owner of Artenia. Currently, my country is based on Ingerish like many other countries around the OGF World. I only know one other language–Hebrew–and Artenia was supposed to be a sort-of second Israel, but even newer (i.e. created in the 70’s) and less complicated (see the golan heights syria border and palestine disputed border). But, I did not choose Hebrew as mapping in Ingerish seemed the better thing to do, assuming that my country is first-world, new, and connected to many other Archantan countries. (and even farther countries)

I have stated in some Wiki articles that Native Artenian is a language–one that I haven’t made my mind up for how it is structured. This is when YouTube came into the picture.

DONG, a YouTube channel spread widely (with 1.6M subs), uploaded a video that showcased a language creator that was specific to your needs. It is called vulgarlang.com and you can buy it or try the demo online. I think this could be helpful for many people so that they can get together a whole language without needing to know another one. I sure could use this once I get to Native Artenia, but, for now, I’ll share it with the OGF World.

Thanks for taking interest, -CharlieG

Location: -40.573, 136.508

Comment from Taka on 11 September 2018 at 22:40

Yeah Vulgar is great, and highly recommended from me (I own the full version) - I have a specific interest in conlanging, and Vulgar makes pretty all right languages. Some of the terms are perhaps kind of weird specific lingo, but most of them are explained basally in the app. If anyone has any questions about using Vulgar, or perhaps setting up a more personalized conlang, let me know :D

Comment from zhenkang on 12 September 2018 at 03:25

Cool. I will try it out

Comment from zhenkang on 12 September 2018 at 05:21

@taka I tried it out and generated a few words from different languages. I will list them down and create a vocab list for my own conlang. (But that is not really high priority) This is also a good replacement for a downed phonology generator which is listed here.

Comment from whateversusan on 12 September 2018 at 22:52

Ooo, neat! This is a very cool tool.

Comment from zhenkang on 16 September 2018 at 08:43

@charlieG so how is your hebrew? I like the script but I dont totally get it.

One of my future nations Biangsinglia also uses the script for the national language.

Comment from CharlieG on 16 September 2018 at 12:43

My Hebrew is pretty good in certain areas. I can read it, write it, pronounce it, but I do not know the meaning of many words. The script is based on vowels and letters, vowels separate. There are also ‘final letters’ which are different letters based on if that letter is the last of that word or not. Finally, there are certain ‘rules’ of the language like the ‘ach’ instead of ‘cha’ rule. It’s similar to i after e except after c @zhenkang

Thanks for taking interest, CharlieG

Comment from zhenkang on 16 September 2018 at 12:57

http://www.geopoeia.net/wiki/Biangsinglia

Biangsinglia: בְַנגסְבגלְַ

Official name: לְַכְֶנֹפְַ תֶ דְמַכֹנסֹסְַלְסתכְַ תֶ בְַנגסְבגלְַ

Comment from zhenkang on 16 September 2018 at 12:59

The official name is in Biangsinglianese, derived from Greek words and uses the Hebrew script. It means the ‘People’s Union of the Democratic Socialist States of Biangsinglia’. But now I wonder what is the transliteration…

Comment from CharlieG on 16 September 2018 at 17:35

@zhenkang That Hebrew is not entirely correct בְַנגסְבגלְַ is ‘Bangsivgla’ If you want ‘Biangsingia’, use this: בִּעֲנגסְנגלִאָ I do not know if it is 100% correct, but I tried to imitate it as best I could. For the entire name, try האיחוד העממי של המדינות הסוציאליסטיות הדמוקרטיות של ביאנגסינגליה What you had before was pretty awful :(

Comment from zhenkang on 17 September 2018 at 10:27

What is it in english transliteration? Thanks for pointing it out. I should blame that java script for screwing things up.

Oh and the official name is not Hebrew. Just pointing out. Biangsinglianese is not Hebrew but rather Greek using Hebrew scrpit. I got the feeling you are giving me the full Hebrew.


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