Questions tagged [history]
For questions about the real world history of individual conlangs as well as the conlanging community
4 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Why is Romanian not a control language for Interlingua?
IALA Interlingua is a naturalistic romance-based conlang. There are six control languages (primary: English, French, Italian, and Spanish/Portuguese counted as one language "Iberian"; secondary: ...
Were there serious a priori fictional languages before Tolkien?
By serious I mean somewhat complete, with a working grammar. So the examples in Gulliver's Travels are probably not really "languages" (or are they, I'm not sure).
How many literatures?
I believe or assume that Volapük, Esperanto, Ido, Interlingua, Interlingue, and Klingon each have at least a few translations of important literature such as the Bible or Hamlet. What other ...
Has the Asshai'i language ever been created?
I heard that David Peterson thought about creating the Asshai'i language. Did that ever happen? Has the Asshai'i language ever been actually created?