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Questions tagged [design-goals]

For questions about designing conlangs for a particular purpose or to reflect particular characteristics about its speakers and their culture

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How could my to be constructed language reflect a culture of carefulness?

For a role-playing setting, I want to construct an elven language. The society of these elves strongly values being careful, thinking things through, taking one’s time and preventing mistakes. This is ...
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List of conlangs whose goal is to minimize ambiguity

Which conlangs have a primary goals of avoiding ambiguity? I know Lojban had that as a goal (and is in fact syntactically unambiguous), but are there others?
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What are some reasons that constructed languages would want to have ambiguity?

As far as I know, most constructed languages have no syntactically or semantically ambiguous grammatical constructions. However, would there be any reasons that a constructed language might include ...