artificial language


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artificial language

n.
An invented language based on a set of prescribed rules and developed for a specific purpose, such as international communication or computer programming.

artificial language

n
1. (Linguistics) an invented language, esp one intended as an international medium of communication or for use with computers. Compare natural language
2. (Computer Science) an invented language, esp one intended as an international medium of communication or for use with computers. Compare natural language

ar′tifi′cial lan′guage


n.
an invented language intended for a special use, as in international communication or computer programming.
[1860–65]

artificial language

- An invented language, as opposed to a hereditary one, intended for a special use, as in international communication, a secret society, or computer programming.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.artificial language - a language that is deliberately created for a specific purposeartificial language - a language that is deliberately created for a specific purpose
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
Antido - an artificial language related to Ido
Arulo - an artificial language intended for international use as an auxiliary language
Basic English - a simplified form of English proposed for use as an auxiliary language for international communication; devised by C. K. Ogden and I. A. Richards
Blaia Zimondal - an artificial language
Esperantido - an artificial language based on Esperanto and Ido
Esperanto - an artificial language based as far as possible on words common to all the European languages
Europan - an artificial language proposed as an auxiliary European language
Idiom Neutral - an artificial language proposed for use as an auxiliary international language; based on Volapuk but with a vocabulary selected on the basis of the maximum internationality of the roots
Interlingua - an artificial language proposed for use as an auxiliary international language; based on words common to English and the Romance languages
Ido - an artificial language that is a revision and simplification of Esperanto
Latinesce - an artificial language based on Latin
Latino - an artificial language based on words common to the Romance languages
Lingualumina - an artificial language
Lingvo Kosmopolita - an artificial language
Monario - an artificial language
Nov-Esperanto - an artificial language based on Esperanto
Novial - an artificial language
Nov-Latin - an artificial language based on Latin
Occidental - an artificial language
Optez - an artificial language
Pasigraphy - an artificial international language using characters (as mathematical symbols) instead of words to express ideas
Ro - an artificial language for international use that rejects all existing words and is based instead on an abstract analysis of ideas
Romanal - an artificial language
Solresol - an artificial language
Volapuk - one of the first artificial language constructed for use as an auxiliary international language; based largely on English but with some German and French and Latin roots
programing language, programming language - (computer science) a language designed for programming computers
pidgin - an artificial language used for trade between speakers of different languages
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
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While even the constructed artificial language of Klingon has its own studies about the Terran poet Wil'yam Shex'pir and his sonnets, it would undoubtedly have been delightful to read Shakespeare in one of the Elvish languages such as Quenya or Sindarin in this collection; yet it appears there are certain difficulties since the vocabulary of the Elvish language is not sufficient enough for a proper Shakespeare translation.
Another artificial language was created later called Volapuk, it was based on simple English.
Thus, I would argue that if, from the point of view of the history of artificial language projects, Mercury seems a text of much lesser interest than Wilkins's later and more mature work, nonetheless, this early pamphlet sheds some light on the epistemological shift which started in the seventeenth century and manifested itself in "a modification in the rules of formation of statements which are accepted as scientifically true" (Foucault 1980: 112).
In a series of artificial language learning experiments participants will be familiarized with artificial languages that contain either matching or mismatching auditory and visual cueswhich will displayed by means of a computer-animated avatarand will be subsequently tested on their segmentation preferences.
Steels, "How to do experiments in artificial language evolution and why," in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (EVOLANG '06), pp.
The final essay in the volume, Denys Turner's 'Reason, Poetry and Theology: "Vernacularity" in Dante and Aquinas,' re-examines the concepts indicated in the title and their relation in the Commedia in the key of the De vulgari eloquentia and the idea of natural and artificial language.
Washington, July 22 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that the harder adults try to learn an artificial language, the worse they are at deciphering the language's morphology, the structure and deployment of linguistic units such as root words, suffixes, and prefixes.
The translation of The Lord of the Rings into the artificial language occurred between 1995 and 1997, with La hobito, au tien kaj reen appearing in 2000.
The book describes the development of technologies necessary for large-scale artificial language evolution experiments, such as a new formalism for grammar, which can be used for studying language as an evolving complex adaptive system; a formalism for embodied cognitive semantics, which can be embedded in artificial robotic agents; and a humanoid robot platform for carrying out language games and experiments.
Like the denizens of Orwell's dystopia, they would be cut off from the old world by an artificial language barrier:
the ostensible and artificial language of that prudence which [etc.
Along with More, Wilkins, and George Dalgarno, he attempted to create an artificial language, published first in A Common Writing in 1646 and then again with his innovative universal phonetic alphabet in the Philosophical Transactions in 1686.