Adam (necroad) wrote in linguaphiles,

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Creating a language

Heh, hope this one's allowed.

Has anyone dabbled with creating their own languages? What languages did you use for a base? Did you use the latin alphabet, another existing one or did you create an entirely new writing system? What sort of punctuation did you apply? One of my friends and I are on a venture to make one. Obviously it's not practical, but it's rather fun. We're currently using the Latin alphabet but borrowing different things from other languages (whilst incorporating some things of our own) -- Japanese quotation marks for example, as well as their "style" of counting. We've created a wiki site for us to organise things with.

A bit of a silly post, but nonetheless...

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