The Languages of Earwa

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« on: July 20, 2016, 02:22:57 pm »
I'm interested in the various languages of Earwa: http://princeofnothing.wikia.com/wiki/Languages

Has Bakker written or spoken in more detail of the various conlangs?

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« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2016, 03:13:12 am »
The only consistent thing he's mentioned over the years is that while he thinks they're passable to a lay-audience as they are sprinkled through the books, that they wouldn't survive educated linguistic scrutiny.

And I think TDTCB appendix - in apparently only the NA versions of the text - with the language tree is the most detailed information presented within the books.
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« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2016, 07:40:19 am »
He based some of the languages on Greek. Know if he used any other languages?

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« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2016, 04:53:38 pm »
No idea, MP :).

I'm sure there are relevant Zombie Three Seas comments in the old Author Q&A subforum.
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