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Artificial languages--Universal languages

  • L. L. Zamenhof (1859-1917)by Andreas Künzli

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 103.48

    L.L. Zamenhof (1859?1917), vor allem als Erfinder der internationalen Plansprache Esperanto in die Annalen eingegangen, ist weniger bekannt als Theoretiker der ?jüdischen Frage?. Als Ostjude geboren, war er in vielerlei Hinsicht Demütigungen, Diskriminierung und nationalem Chauvinismus ausgesetzt. Er musste erleben, wie sich Menschen hassten, verachteten... more...

  • A Grammar of Central Alaskan Yupik (CAY)by Osahito Miyaoka

    De Gruyter Mouton 2012; US$ 293.00

    The volume is a major grammar of Central Alaskan Yupik (CAY). It is the culmination of the author's linguistic studies done in Alaska and elsewhere since around 1960, with assistance of many native speakers. Central Alaskan Yupik is currently the most vigorous of the nineteen remaining Native Alaskan languages. Descriptive in nature, extensive and... more...

  • Astrolinguisticsby Alexander Ollongren

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    In linguistics, one of the main areas of modern research involves the capabilities and possibilities of there being a 'lingua cosmica,' a LINCOS, a universal language that could be used to communicate with non-human intelligences. This book touches on the area of the development and use of a 'lingua universalis' for interstellar communication,... more...

  • Introduction to Arabic Natural Language Processingby Nizar Y. Habash

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2010; US$ 40.00

    This book provides system developers and researchers in natural language processing and computational linguistics with the necessary background information for working with the Arabic language. The goal is to introduce Arabic linguistic phenomena and review the state-of-the-art in Arabic processing. The book discusses Arabic script, phonology, orthography,... more...

  • In the Land of Invented Languagesby Arika Okrent

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    Here is the captivating story of humankind?s enduring quest to build a better language?and overcome the curse of Babel. Just about everyone has heard of Esperanto, which was nothing less than one man?s attempt to bring about world peace by means of linguistic solidarity. And every Star Trek fan knows about Klingon. But few people have heard of Babm,... more...

  • Esperanto, een taal om van te houdenby Wim Jansen

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 11.90

    De interlinguïstiek bestudeert door de mens gemaakte internationale verkeerstalen. Het Esperanto (1887) is hiervan de bekendste en de enige die is uitgegroeid tot een taal van een wereldwijde gemeenschap die haar eigen literatuur, radioprogramma's en internetverkeer heeft, en in deze taal congressen organiseert. De ontwikkeling van de taal wordt... more...

  • Lincosby Hans Freudenthal

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 260.00

    Provability, Computability and Reflection more...

  • John Wilkins and 17th-Century British Linguisticsby Joseph L. Subbiondo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 188.00

    In this reader, 19 articles have been collected that bring out the central position of John Wilkins and his Essay Toward a Real Character, and a Philosophical Language (1668) in the history of ideas in 17th-century Britain. more...

  • Eastern Ojibwa-Chippewa-Ottawa Dictionaryby Richard A. Rhodes

    De Gruyter Mouton 1985; US$ 252.00

    Chicago (see Zhgaagong, which may mean "Place of the Skunk"). Kemo Sabe (see Giimoozaabi, which may mean "he looks out in secret"), and Giche-gumi (from Longfellow?s poem, see gchigami) are all words that came originally from algonquian languages and can be found in this dictionary. These languages have also given English such words as "moccasin" and... more...

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