conlang

noun con·lang \ ˈkän-ˌlaŋ \

Definition of conlang

:an invented language intended for human communication that has planned and cohesive phonological, grammatical, and syntactical systems
  • Celebrated with a cult-following across the globe, Elvish, a constructed language or 'conlang,' is more than a code, like Pig Latin, … . Constructed languages like Elvish are real languages, made-up of thousands of words created by fantasy writers, linguists and fans, with real language rules.
  • —John McWhorter

conlanger

play \ˈkän-ˌlaŋ-ər\ noun

Origin and Etymology of conlang

constructed language


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