Category Archives: machine assisted conlanging

Puctuating toki pona- Community Proposal

toki pona has a few constraints, without which the game of toki pona is rendered silly. Foremost is that there are only about 125 or so morphemes (fairly non-bound). This isn’t as much of a problem and I think tp … Continue reading

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Robot Languages

By the way, it looks like Dothraki has a published spec. Now on to other topics. As someone with the facial expressions of a robot, I’ve always been partial to robots and some of my earliest attempts at programming were … Continue reading

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An unimplemented idea for conlang phonotactics

Phonotactics- the recipes for building new words. So someone created a fake language. But they died, or got a real job or otherwise abandoned it. How to move it forward if they didn’t document the phonotactics? There are many word … Continue reading

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Sound change applications uses for those who don’t care about diachronics.

I generally am not interested in conlangs that come with diachronic versions–i.e. hypothetical versions where plausible or otherwise changes mutate the words from one pronunciation to another. A crude version of what plausible is, is a rule like “The sounds … Continue reading

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Review of DICT for conlang projects

Pros- It is a free standard. There are free servers and clients. The project has amassed an impressive list of dictionaries that appear to be available to whoever wants to use them (some sort of GNU license on the dictionary … Continue reading

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Machine Assisted Grammar Generation

Machine assisted conlaning, imho, has a lot of promise. There isn’t enough time to create a lot of complete conlangs by hand. If they were machine generated, then they could be evaluated on various criteria, such minimal sentence length, reading … Continue reading

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Word Generation, now with a web UI

I web enabled the word generator from whee.dk, So now you can copy and paste this into the following: WordGenerator.Wakayos.com These are called “wordo” programs. This is one of many I used to generated the 500 or so words for … Continue reading

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Machine Transliterating into Conlangs

I’ve been writing a tool kit of utilities for toki pona with an eye to making these potentially general tools for any conlang. One of them is a transliterator that transliterates any word into toki pona phonotactics, e.g. Clifford becomes … Continue reading

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