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Works on invented languages usually classify the languages into three categories. Languages like the Philosophical Language of John Wilkins, which are completely created from scratch, are called a priori languages. Languages like Esperanto, which take most of their material from existing natural languages, are called a posteriori languages. Languages like Volapük, which contain elements of both types, are categorized as mixed. There isn't always total agreement on which category a particular language should be in (especially for mixed languages), but you can usually tell what type a language falls under just by looking at it. Here are some examples organized by three broad types:

A Priori Languages

A priori languages are completely created from scratch. They generally make use of some kind of classification system where letters, numbers, or symbols stand for categories of meaning. For example, in the a priori language Babm, all words having to do with language start with 'b'. As you see below, it is pretty much impossible to guess the meaning of a sentence in an a priori language just by looking at it.

Common Writing

(F. Lodwick, 1647)

In the beginning was the word and the word was with God.

 
Arithmeticus Nomenclator

(P. Bermudo, 1653)

XVI.2; XVI.2'.....

crocodile; O Crocodiles!

 
Universal Character

(C. Beck, 1657)

leb2314 p2477 & pf2477

Honor thy father and thy mother.

 
Ars Signorum

(G. Dalgarno, 1661)

Stenu snf neiteikpηggi, luldan sofkrama, tunesa Jupiteroi samesu Kanel sham lelli.

The nation of the Frogs, when it was free, besought Jupiter, that they might have a King given them.

 
Universal Language

(I. Newton, c.1661)

utor, owtor, etor, awtor, itor, aytor, oytor

hot, exceeding hot, warm, pretty hot, cold, indifferently cold, excessive cold

 
Polygraphia

(A. Kircher, 1663)

XXVII.36N XXX.21N II.5N XXIII.8D XXVIII.10 XXX.20

Peter our friend came to us.

 
Philosophical Language

(J. Wilkins, 1668)

 
Langue Universelle

(C. Delormel, 1795)

ava, ave, avi, avau, alivau, alidvau

grammar, letter, syllable, word, root, derivative

 
Pasigraphie

(J. Maimieux, 1797)

Text not available
Pasigraphie

 
Polygraphie

(Z. Hourwitz, 1801)

A/1200

I have danced.

 

tóf sa zugy tóg o tóg, ton togmo bőpmornas böpnya Egyiptme böccéc zugydame döb sin emó todmó bögtof mo.

 
Lingua Universalis

(A. Réthy, 1821)

Äzh, Ozh, Özh

platinum, silver, iron

 
Lugar

(S. Herpain, 1843)

Lugar ral miga d loger.

Lugar -- imitation of a natural language.

 
Lengua Universal y Filosofica

(B. Sotos Ochando, 1852)

Saba ucelarbe le Nabe; la Nabe ucelaruben fi Saba

I love God; God will be loved by me

 
Universal Language

(G. Edmonds, 1855)

Jyoo'tu yai vo'mpi!

How beautiful she is!

 
Solresol

(J. F. Sudre, 1866)

Dore mifala dosifare re dosiresi.

I would like a beer and a pastry.

 
Universal Dolmetscher Sprache

(A. F. Staffler, 1869)

Sa om te Mandora? Emi Nassa sehe oba bealla.

 
Lingua Lumina

(J. W. Dyer, 1875)

Nŏl-u kév-u-sŭn urz-u-mu?

To whom does it belong?

 
Blaia Zimondal

(C. Meriggi, 1884)

blar, blaia

to speak, language

 

Peme ad j(e)nev om peme ad konstans ib as ob ai agig peme ad süis.

 
Langue Universelle

(C. L. A. Letellier, 1886)

Dūa gibêli jī pié îvaé jé gali jéb ibâé té elgaî

Who serves his country well has no need of ancestors. (Voltaire)

 
Luftlandana

(G. A. Larsson, 1893)

Ri napa luft byser hinsko. Napa ri spru freiste naj bar johrajb

We have invented a new language. We have seven moments of rest daily

 
Dey Daynd

(A. J. Guerero, 1898)

yer, yur, yarn, yirn, yorn, yurn, yerndanin

era, epoch, year, week, day, hour, August

 
Völkerverkehrssprache

(C. Dietrich, 1902)

tiz ma taj me toj mi tej

1897

 
Ro

(E. P. Foster, 1908)

Ad wela radae ur radal

Is he a boy or a man?

 
Manbab

(A. Beuthner, 1912)

so om mon, ce non sdon ul sos ils glim

 
Ao

(V. Gordin, 1920)

'1'3 --- 0'12'3'3, '2'52'2, '5 4'2'4'11 1'521'225 4'110'12'3'3, 2'55 '421'5'11' --- 5 '13 '41 4'11'4 '141'50'3 5'22 0'12'3'543'3'3

The language Ao, subsequently, is not a new language; rather, it represents a new phase in the civilization of language.

 
Timerio

(Thiemer, 1921)

1-80-17

I love you

 
Loqa

(G. Nield, 1927)

patlov iqupdoban. paty sed zpav. peak Paris, poiftak eyp. pavyq, mo paz sik.

 
Oz

(C. Elam, 1932)

ep ipkIv adIf as afbQt

I walked into the city

 
Fitusa

(B. Rosenblum, 1935)

aki soma sako osi my A palo maso om loka palos maso.

 
Sona

(K. Searight, 1935)

ubani da bi sucandia ri toreno zia makan.

It is forbidden to use the W.C. while the train is in a station

 
Hoykoy

(G. Ottander, 1947)

bre präqö snuo ovi, slakayä Ray ovi. La hanasido rö läsönta josö kapêo, qpa vi rö släkonta, kä pri smeä stu jovi Rujkwba.

 
Universel

(A. J. Decormis, 1948)

Cèifetwc, mils cèliopsêusoss, sèdas, sèdêras, sides i sidères oq il gècog'ea noek ên idèit'osac an alloena?

 
Translingua

(E. Funke, 1956)

18--18.200--5.512--1.20--1.120--206--27.3604--114--20--18.535

My friend wanted to buy a car for his son yesterday.

 
Suma

(B. Russell, 1957)

mita, moke, roma domo, e nito domo, novi eko ale ma!

you friend, Rome person, and nation person, lend ear to I

 
Geo

(H. E. Salzer, 1958)

Zeef pose sebeh sitoo.

 
City-Language

(H. Emami, 1959)

In mez bi biŝ or ŝib bike al meza

 
Ande

(A. W. Anderson, 1960)

Ncpio i rumbo de faign io ren/ Te mestn io kcka te krun li hen/ Te miln io Dos i om rezm de fen/ La mara io mcna li juts en c ten/ La uisa io Mada lin dezi en ben/ De lezn io boza me ruzi te fren.

 
Cacone

(D. Sacks, 1960)

Mede Ra Rafa Uy Ca Eyay. Yiegpil Di Co Di Medel Eoao Di Minieg Nino.

 
Babm

(F. Okamoto, 1962)

V kij kdopakd aj modk.

I choose a healthful meal rather than a delicious one.

 
Utilo

(A. R. Harrod, 1962)

hyo-; lyxbibo-; rax.

A man without friends is like a tree without branches.

 
Pocket Pasilex

(C. Obermair, 1963)

AC OIP. pasigr. FUV UIE: IGC LO HIF COE. IU. NJX R’IR R’PEN: UA AN. R)J UH.

This small pasiographical guide will enable you to take connection with business partners acquaintances and every one else.

 
Unilingua

(N. Agopoff, 1965)

ece i jab ød at no popa

I haven't traveled for three years

 
Ygyde

(A. Nowicki, 2002)

aca ipa eju ety ujyde ygyde.

It is not true that I spoke Ygyde yesterday.

 
Idirl

(J. Yench, 2003)

Jza s&s kEn.

She is beautiful.

 


Mixed Languages

Mixed languages generally make use of roots from natural languages in combination with endings and other elements fashioned according to the a priori categorization techinique. Sometimes, if you squint hard, you can partially identify a word in one of these sentences provided you know what the sentence means.

A Universal Language

(J. Ruggles, 1829)

Sings, pixrt kznhenpiots.

Ladies and Gentlemen, will ye sup with us?

 
Volapük

(J. M. Schleyer, 1879)

If otävol-la in Yulop, olilädöv pükis mödik

If you should travel in Europe you will hear many languages

 
Nal Bino

(S. Verheggen, 1886)

Ma bo setya; Sa bada rie; Za bo zukya

I slept; He sees you; It snowed.

 
Balta

(E. Dormoy, 1887)

el li-alog? el ni li-alog. buk penea gudi.

Do you see? Don't you see? A well written book.

 
Bopal

(M. Streiff (S. de Max), 1887)

In nitlid'n e domi keripol el pèmi ke toinopen ogibol in dis'n les…

When you enter a house, you can greet the people you encounter there by saying to them…

 
Spelin

(J. Bauer, 1888)

Pat isel, ka bi ni sielos! Nom el zi bi santed! Klol el zi komi! Vol el zi bi faked, kefe ni siel, efe su sium!

 
Dil

(Fieweger (pseud. Dr. Gül), 1893)

Dil o med gutun koipeni fra nepez ze gloz doka Gül en Bagdad.

 
Orba

(J. Guardiola, 1893)

Idom potbie abitose oron u volkie.

 
Veltparl

(W. von Arnim, 1896)

Jekt una zovparl bevnazo namian

Design of an international lingua franca, named 'Veltparl', comprising: I. the grammar II. a part of the index of root words with the most important derivations

 
Dilpok

(A. Marchand, 1898)

It esa an priden of tone, an radiosid den. Id ava luved lure en nait satide por fudi le dust of strat, e maki le flur of an bir fulgid e frid gluden. Etot flokid nubes esa figend.

 
Bolak (Langue Bleue)

(L. Bollack, 1899)

Ak vop sfermed pro spes maned, if om pobl to pobl, ne ei mnoka pfo an am lank

What an immense advantage for mankind, if from people to people we could communicate through the same language

 
Ziffern-Grammatik

(W. Riegler, 1902)

Lingo 10, 8 ĉiu 10 kreo 10 homa 10, 77770030 resti samforma 10.

 
Tal

(A. Hoessrich, 1903)

Vidoy aŋ uje bukka nova, ka apato doneq ere lu cor amigi?

 
Spokil

(A. Nicolas, 1904)

Mael nio kui vai o les zeal, aepenso lezai tio mita; veze lezai tio tsaeleda; feleno lezai tio bela, uti o zeal itu o geol.

 
Pan-Kel

(M. Wald, 1906)

Volapü bryto tre for pe jar

A few years ago, Volapük was very widespread.

 
Adelfeal Lingw

(A. Kovalyev, 1912)

Li menzil fo patr. Lyu te na i adolf? "Me fagra te," dici li lup.

 
Lips-Kith

(J. Scarisbrick, 1919)

Koor Pater, wes-amün per-an wolk-alon; Ko-te NOM mak-Es-u TEK-SAK, Ko-te REK-ol mak-Es-u nar, Ko-te WOL mak-Es-u pak-narün, oos per-an wolk-ol swos pok ters-ol; Too nos nautin-pel pan-ol timos;

 
Qôsmianî

(W. M. L. Beatty, 1922)

Mems patro qwe esip ir celestii, tom nomini a santificatap, tom regni venap, tom voliti fiatap aq ir celestii taleq or terri

 
Universal

(G. Muravkiy, 1925)

al gefinu o fargu kaj egnifu ografu.

He finished reading and began to write.

 
Panedo

(M. Pisaryenko, 1927)

Din nora krono, kande talve selere van tota giobo progresi lo komoniono mitiala dele homo del diverza nasiona grate pandiferenta relasiono.

 
Serve

(O. T. Kunstovný, 1928)

Esploreiter desir selne yun tigr kel li ya bringe dai Indie.

 
Leno Gi-Nasu

(M. A. de la Cruz, 1945)

Nubi mei mami? Li mei ne di coya gonin di yani

Where is my mother? She is in the kitchen making breakfast.

 
Concorde

(S. F. Hall, 1952)

Lu me ductat zul tavern, ca me facat droncu, ca me robat pe bolsil.

 
Lalortel

(R. N. Yetter, 1959)

Lota beno an po kazu po kego lu Lalortel.

 
Stipfone

(A. Lallemand (pseud. A. du Lothier), 1960)

Wistrêi̋ brab/ Se spèghèö sop oho/ Doni dno a hai̋tr;/ Tè sok, mèsêm gwighêi̋/ Vistbö nânumomiv tamêi̋

 
Utoki

(J. Manprice (pseud. E. Lipman), 1964)

Pro su otre va du fe va vule das pro vu li udu.

 
Lingvologia Lingvo

(E. Hanhiniemi, 1966)

Lona did vena ol kapa sanoma. Ma did fara le il helpa me. Ma tenema manue libre uil lege ve.

 
Lojban

(Logical Language Group, 1989)

i lu mi go'i sei la alis sutra spuda i y ju'oru'e y i mi skudji le mi se cusku i ka'u la'e di'u mintu li'u

I am doing that last proposition just mentioned (metalinguistic comment: Alice swift- answered) (With hesitation, weak certainty, hesitation) I am the saying-desirer of the desired-to-be said thing of me. I know culturally that the referent of the last utterance is the same thing.

 
Vela

(B. Prist, 1995)

Ju vamu tig?

Are you thirsty?

 


A Posteriori Languages

A posteriori languages are based on existing natural languages. They generally simplify and regularize the grammar of their source languages and mix roots from different languages together. It tends to be easy to guess the meaning of sentences in these languages if you have some familiarity with the source languages.

Ruski Jezik

(J. Križanić, 1666)

Iazíka sowerszenóst iest sâmo potrébno orûdie k' mudrósti, i iedwá né stanowíto iee známe.

 
Scriptura Oecumenica

(Carpophorophilus, 1732)

O baderus noderus ki du esso in seluma, fakdade sankadus ha nominanda duus, adfenade ha rennanda duus, ha folanda duus, fiassade felud in seluma, sik koke in derra.

 

Za starego vieku byla jedna kralica, koja mala tri prelepije dievice: milicu, krasicu a mudricu; vse tri byle bogate, okrem bogatstva milica byla pokorna, krasica uctiva a mudrica umena.

In olden times there was a queen who had three very beautiful girls: Milica, Krasica, and Mudrica; all three were rich, in addition to being rich Milica was humble, Krasica was polite, and Mudrica was smart.

 
Communicationssprache

(J. Schipfer, 1839)

No Pera, wia ete Cielu, ta Noma sanctiferii, ta Royoma Ais arrivii; ta volonta färerii com Cielu änsi Terru.

 
Lengua Universal

(P. L. Martinez, 1852)

Calipso no posei consolar seu da be partite da Uliso.

Calyspo could not console herself for the departure of Ulysses. (The Adventures of Telemachus)

 
Pantos-Dîmou-Glossa

(L. de Rudelle, 1858)

Potere-no konsolardzam Kalipsoa dol exsito did Ylise.

Calypso could not console herself for Ulysses' departure.

 
Universalglot

(J. Pirro, 1868)

Men senior, I sende evos un grammatik e un verb-bibel de un nuov glot nomed universal glot.

 
Weltsprache

(A. Volk and R. Fuchs, 1883)

Not pater, vel sas in les cöles, ton nomen sanctöt, ton regnon venät, ton voluntat söt vam in le cöl, tam in le ter.

 
Néo-Latine

(E. Courtonne, 1884)

Qwant stupid´ l'at d'sedwar l'tot dî, Qom nil sur terr' fiquar.

How dull it is to sit all day, with nought on earth to do.

 
Pasilingua

(P. Steiner, 1885)

Ta Pasilingua ere una idiomu per tos populos ipsos findita, una lingua, qua autoris de to spirito divino, informano tos hominos zu parlir.

 
Esperanto

(L. L. Zamenhof, 1887)

Ču esti aŭ ne esti -- tiel staras nun la demando.

To be or not to be -- that is the question.

 
American Language

(E. Molee, 1888)

Then drew near all the publicans and sinners for to hear him.

 
Kosmos

(E. A. Lauda, 1888)

amomi; amumi; amami

I love; I loved; I will love.

 
Mundolinco

(J. Braakmann, 1888)

Digne Amico! Hodie mi factos conesso con el nove universe linco del sijoro Braakmann.

 
Anglo-Franca

(G. J. Henderson, 1889)

Me have the honneur to soumett to you's inspection the prospectus of me's objets manufactured, which me to you envoy here-inclued.

 
Mundolingue

(J. Lott, 1890)

Amabil amico, Con grand satisfaction mi ha lect tei letter de le mundolingue. Le possibilitá de un universal lingue pro le civilisat nations ne esse dubitabil, nam noi ha tot elements pro un tal lingue in nostri lingues, sciences, etc.

 
Nov Latin

(D. Rosa, 1890)

Le babelic confusion de les scientific linguas star nunc ad le sui apogé

 
Pure Saxon English

(E. Molee, 1890)

yur heili welkom brif was bringen tu mi yesterdai.

 
Anti-Volapük

(F. Mill, 1893)

Io no aver lose tshe book ke io aver find in le street, ma mi brother aver lose le.

 
Francezin

(A. Lyakide, 1893)

Mersi, mes, je n'et tro fatige qaq je bas fer bon promenad.

 
Universala

(E. H. Heintzeler, 1893)

Privar le armes al nemiko.

Strip the enemy of his arms.

 
Casuela

(S. Voirol, 1894)

De ziente internazionala linguos cognita, la mas simpla e eleganta estaz sin dubito La Casuela.

 
Communia

(J. Stempfl, 1894)

El no poteva loquere quin fleva; Mi credi, tu esere content.

He cannot speak without crying; I believe you are happy.

 
Novilatiin

(E. Beermann, 1895)

Un oriente-viaaje sin presentat steper al koltaat homes de omne nasioons u presioos heredie del autooro.

 
Adjuvanto

(L. Beaufront, 1896)

Patro nua, kvu estas in el ĉjelo, estez honorata tua nomo, venez regno tua, estez volo tua kome in el ĉjelo, tale anke sur el tero.

 
Nuove-Roman

(J. E. Puchner, 1897)

Ma caloros cuor sup capo fred, esti sia rar union e lo rarisim di tode fenomenes.

 
Patoiglob

(P. B. Bohin, 1898)

Le necesit, le concurans, lofr e le demand etr le loi des loi, ci gouvern le mond.

 
Dialect Centralia

(A. Nilson, 1899)

El auctor pretend un bene volent attention pour cecie sistem, car it es pregressed from diligent etudi in Volapük, Esperanto, Anglo-franca lingua...

 
Lingua Komun

(F. Kürschner, 1900)

Padre nose kuale tu ese in cielo, sante esa tue nómine; vena imperio tue; voluntá tue esa fate sur tera komo in cielo.

 
Linguum Islianum

(F. Isly, 1901)

Cujus appetat bonum alienum, amittat merito proprium bonum

Let the one who covets another's property justly lose his own property

 
Idiom Neutral

(W. K. Rosenberger, 1902)

Nostr patr kel es in sieli! Ke votr nom es sanktifiked; ke votr regnia veni; ke votr volu es fasied, kuale in siel, tale et su ter.

 
Tutonish

(E. Molee, 1902)

dau shal not baer falsh vitnesu gegn dauo nabor

Thou shall not bear false witness against thy neighbor.

 
Latino sine Flexione

(G. Peano, 1903)

Linguas de Europa, ab Anglo ad Italo, ab Hispano ad Russo, habe magno vocabulario commune, cum origine in Latino, in Graeco, in Indoeuropaeo.

The languages of Europe, from English to Italian, from Spanish to Russian, have a great common vocabulary, with its origin in Latin, in Greek, in Indo-European

 
Panroman

(H. Molenaar, 1903)

Patr nostr qui es in ziel ton nom es sanktifizet, ton regh venne, ton voluntat es fazet in ter kon in ziel.

 
Niu Teutonish

(E. Molee, 1906)

e germans, scandinavians n dutch are e most honest people in e united states

 
Ulla

(F. Greenwood, 1906)

Vus Patra hoo este n ciela, sankted este dus noma, dus rexdoma vene, dus desira esta färed n terra als tu este n ciela

 
Antido I

(R. de Saussure, 1907)

Li estas hodie en koleroza humoro.

He is in an angry mood today.

 
Apolëma

(R. de la Grasserie, 1907)

Mi ecan orexia calo, mi tsanan apo lima, mi fani oti mi den fagin apo tre y emera.

I have a good appettite, I am dying of hunger, it seems to me that I haven't eaten for three days.

 
Ido

(L. de Beaufront and L. Couturat, 1907)

Irga chanjo en la statuti di l'uniono od en sa skopo devos esar decidita da la komitato per plumulto de su trioni e sancionita di la riprezentanti per la sama plumulto

Every change in the constitution of the union or in its purpose must be decided by the committee through the majority of its members and sanctioned by the representatives through the same majority.

 
Neuslawisch

(I. Hošek, 1907)

Praga, glavné mesto královstva českého, leži skoro posred české zeme na oboch bregoch dolňé Veltvai, ve krajine krásno pagorkatej, částečno niše nežli dve sta metrov nad gladinou morskou.

 
Novilatin

(E. Beermann, 1907)

Us qvu na fi te, Katilina, disusar nostre patincie? Qvam longu adu fi tue furie ludificir nos?

When, O Catiline, do you mean to stop abusing our patience? How long is that madness of your still to mock us? (Cicero)

 
Parla

(C. Spitzer, 1907)

kat prot skribi germano, franco, et selt englo, me nedi cirko, kvades en cens mao cifre.

 

Nostre pater, qu ses in el celum, tu nomen sit sanctificat; tu regnum sit adveniens, tu voluntas sit fact in el terra sicut in el celum.

 
Auli

(E. von de Wahl, 1909)

Mu direction in l creation de lingue universal appare a Sr d. O. rekte regressiva. Mi comprende it tre bone, nam mi comenza just de l altre fine.

 
Esperanto Reformita

(R. Brandt, 1909)

Alkwantu penses pri l'esperantik lingwu e su reform.

 
Ile

(A. Seidel, 1909)

Internatsional lingue musta korrespondan a du konditsiones: le musta essan kapabl di vast ekspansione e fassil lernebl

 
Perfektsprache

(A. Hartl, 1909)

Alio dramas social deb essere considerat ab illos qvi occupa se ad colonizazion.

Other social dramas must be considered by those who busy themselves with colonization.

 
Antido II

(R. de Saussure, 1910)

Tiu felicha stato, i kiu nu montras kie celajo de l'devo, ne estas joyo exkluzive individua.

 
Eulalia

(S. Škrabec, 1910)

Patre noijo quo éna vi iei coeloi sanctificáolue ie nomine tôje, adveniéonus ié régno tóje...

 
Latino Internationale

(U. Basso, 1910)

Comitatu Linguistico de Unione pro Latino Internationale habe quasi completato suo labores, id es Grammatica completo de Interlingua.

 
Mondlingu

(S. E. Bond, 1910)

Sol splenda. Nokt sequa jorn. Vesper esa pos jorn ed ante nokt.

The sun shines. Night follows day. Evening is after day and before night.

 
Perfektigo de Esperanto

(Z. Romański, 1910)

Kande la omnopova Mahadeva kreis na belego Hindolando, li deflugis ade sir tero, por eso admiren.

 
Semilatin

(W. Moeser (pseud. Austriacus), 1910)

Sone òculos nos non po videre, sone aures nos non po audire.

Without eyes we cannot see, without ears we cannot hear.

 
Internacionu Sientu Lingua

(A. Kovalyev, 1911)

Olga ed Josef promenit en lo(z) agra. Vidim ni siera Tomson ni Vatas, lo frienda di Michel. Dicit, ke sey frienda so trouvit en Mosque. Vene a nostru onkela hespero. Si voulis, nos vizites.

 
Simplo

(Ferranti, 1911)

Internatione lingo; contributo al studios dil internatione lingo pem simpligite foneticegrafice sistemo

 
Altutonish

(E. Molee, 1911)

ein union spiek, makn up ov deuch, english, skandinavish and hollandi, for to agenferrein al tutonish folka into ein spiek mitin feivti jiera

A union language, made up of german, English, skandinavian and dutch, to re-unite all teutonic people into one language within fifty years.

 
Europal

(J. Weisbart, 1912)

Dat de siente podavan makir soi progreses, dise san kaused per utilifire of un numre of natural produktes nonkoned per de previantes.

 
Lingvo Kosmopolita

(R. de Saussure, 1912)

I fari talon progreson la cienco sukcesis per la uzado di multan naturnan productaton, nekonocitan da lan antikun.

 
Slavina

(J. Konečný, 1912)

Hej, Slované, naši lepo/ slovanó rěč máme, dokud/ naše věrne serce pro/ náš národ dame.

 
Nepo

(V. Tscheschichin, 1913)

Vatero nia, kotoryja estas in la njeboo, heiliga estu nomo via; kommenu regneo via; estu volonteo via, jakoe in la njeboo, ebene soe na la erdeo.

 
Slovanština

(E. Kolkop, 1913)

Ve tamji dra priideo Yan Krestar, kazaya na puSj ve zem Yudesk

 
Viva

(N. Nesmeyanov, 1913)

Patr no ki es en ska, santanu to im, komu to regn, makru to vil ut en ska it on ge.

 
Universal

(Prince Immanuel of Jerusalem, 1914)

with aul du respekt fau dr. zamenhof dezir similr too i on unit aul the wrld bi wun tung, i konsidr that he hav p? too much stenshun too wat he trm nutraliti and too the romans languyez and too litl atenshun too inglish.

 
Alteutonik

(E. Molee, 1915)

elias molee, e ferfasr ov tutonik isn gebärn 3a einam 1845 ov eltera, wer komen fon norvegia

 
Etem

(N. Yushmanov, 1917)

Nostro patro ki es in urano, tuo nomin a sanktifik, tuo vol a es, kuam in urano tam in geo.

 
Ujlatin

(A. Koleszár, 1917)

Le lupo et agno per siti compulsos haben venito ad eodem rivo.

 
Nov Latin Logui

(K. Pompiati, 1918)

Nebuli hódie esse tam dens, ve soli non pote perne

The clouds today are so dense, that the sun cannot get through.

 
Esperantida

(R. de Saussure, 1919)

Kite oni legas textu skribita en Occidental, oni havas la impresu, ke la vorton subite haltas en la aero, kay pos kelka temp tio farivas netolerebla, precipe kar neni lingvo internacia povas esti parolata tiente rapice, kiente la gepatra lingvo.

 
Latinulus

(V. Martellotta, 1919)

Leos abeo crassa capus circumdata cum longa et ticca comas de fulva colos.

The lion has a big head surrounded by long and thick hair of tawny color

 
Standard World Language

(W. J. Cuthbertson, 1919)

In z beginin beed z Wrd, n z Wrd beed with God, n z Wrd beed God. Λ fings b maad bi it; n withΛut it nufing b maad tat b maad. In it b lyf; n z lyf b z lyt ov Man.

 
Slavski Jezik

(B. Holý, 1920)

Pazite na tvorit vaš milostiňa proto pred ludi, da oňi vidu vi!

 
Hom-Idyomo

(C. Cárdenas, 1921)

La sincero estay plus bona dan la elokwento

Sincerity is better than eloquence

 
Nove-Latina

(J. van Diemen, 1921)

Sene caprina possedos seit june caprinetti.

 
Optoez

(S. E. Bond, 1921)

Optoez habi ple grand proportion de nelatinal vokes ka most skemes. Ti esti pro du motivos: Ofte kwando latinal ot romanal glotes manki stem bon et aptos, ul nelatinal glot habi te toci stem postulido.

 
Medial

(J. Weisbart, 1922)

Un Englo, un Franco ed un Deuto havit le taske pintir kamele. Le Englo voyajit ad Afrike for studiir le kamele in tisui doimie, le Franco gidit al zoologi jarden, ed le Deuto pintit on kamelo ex le profunde de sui psyke.

An Englishman, a Frenchman and a German were supposed to paint a camel. The Englishman traveled to Africa to study the camel in its habitat. The Frenchman went to the zoo, and the German painted a camel out of the depth of his psyche.

 
Occidental (Interlingue)

(E. von de Wahl, 1922)

It es un erra creder que li multita de systemas ha impedit li solution del problema

 
Espido

(M. Pesch, 1923)

Unesma-vide semblas, ke la vivo-circonstancoj di la Primitivo esas deskripteblaj maxim bone per serio de nego frazaj.

 
Federal

(J. Barral, 1923)

Nostre Idiome Federal adopta i naturali formes fundamentali de i linguos nacionali moderni.

 
Lingvo Kommona

(K J L, 1923)

L'agzento nel L.K. onyande trover si sul antefinala silabo, sil diziono er terminada pal vokkali, e sul finala silabo, sil diziono er terminada per konsonnanto.

 
Neolatine

(G. Semprini, 1923)

Mense decembre 1922 haber in Bononie congresse internationale ut promovere cause interlingue's.

 
Unesal Interlingu

(E. Weferling, 1923)

Mi es konvinkat, ke li definitiv form del lingu internasional va es maks proksim ad ti ci projet.

 
Unilingue

(A. Lavagnini, 1923)

L'Unilingue deve esser ante omnicos un lingue vivent, germinat ex principes fundamental, nascent naturalmen del leyes general, vegetant quam un plante, segun li lineas, in queles es cultivat, absorptente circum se e assimilante li materies de su vive.

 
Uniti Langue

(F. Riedel and O. Scheffers, 1923)

Do no bring nos into tentation, ma delivre nos from de evil: for de yu es de regne and de pouer and de glori por sempre.

 
Esperanta

(J. Železný, 1924)

Ta ci Fundamentela vortaro kay la prairanta Fundamentala gramatiko kay seqanta Fundamentala vortderivo de la internacia lingvo Esperanta estas fundamentelan verkon de la lingvo Esperanta.

 
Arulo (Gloro)

(M. Talmey, 1925)

La okulo vidis agri devastita e sur oli la militof mult viktimi mutilita, oksidita.

The eye saw fields laid waste, and on them war's numerous victims, mutilated and slain.

 
Ido Avancit

(R. Harding, 1925)

Me intenc pozar la question pri fakultativ, vice, quale nun, obligal finali por substantivi singular e por la prezent indikativ ki la verb koram la Idal Akademio.

 
Latinesco

(H. J. Macmillan, 1925)

Certo sene, que volevat vendere sue asino, essevat ducendo locum sue filio ad le urbe.

 
Monario I

(A. Lavagnini, 1925)

Avio vola in cielo, piwo nata en mar

The bird flies in the sky, the fish swims in the sea

 
Meso

(S. E. Bond, 1926)

Te basi most bon por lingu international esti elementes latinal vivint en lingus modern.

 
Omo

(V. Vyengyerov, 1926)

Tak mi diras noh un mal, ke qio lomo devas parley ome, qor vere "lomo" lingvo inter tuta cetera lingvi, nacia te otehelpa, es nur lingvo Omo.

 
Cosman

(H. Milner, 1927)

Esperanto ut i lingue con crueli misfones e defectes nullim can conquer el munde

 
Neolatino

(P. Lundström, 1928)

Le lingua internationale deben esse mage simplice, sed etiam mage perfecta, quam si lingua (les linguas) nationale.

 
Novam

(G. Touflet, 1928)

Patro nia que es nel sieli, vua nomo santificeveu, vua regno adveneu, vua volo fareveu sur il tero quale nel sielo

 
Novial

(O. Jespersen, 1928)

Multi yares ante nun vivad emperere, kel tam extremium amad beli novi vestes, ke lo spendad omni sen pekunie por tu bli propriman orna.

 
Mondik

(J. Jousten, 1929)

Essa kontent ke ti destino! Toprim pensen, dueto parlen! Le vort parlet rest parlet!

 
Aliq

(R. P. G. Vallaeys, 1930)

Yo qreaf Aliq na el urregle qe ne L.I. ni za duldeble impoza i asqe qi li natsi-linge moderne ni nosqa, ge qe li antiqe (Greqe, Latine, e.s.) moye obeya ley.

 
Mondyal

(G. Durant, 1932)

Le Mondyal ave por emblem brevity, semplicity e verity. Komposed des pluses lang, it apare un lang moderne natural.

 
Sabir

(P. Moralda, 1932)

Io love tuttiz mensh er vol mondo, sopra sti erudits ki fidanze a la lingua internacional as un ez mor important mezzos zur union ez popols

 
Mundal

(J. Eylenbosch, 1935)

Kar' Amiko! Ultimvice mi skriptai ad vi Ide, et vi responsai Occidentale. Istvice mi probui skriptii nek Ide ned Occidentale, sed Mundale, sente sekuru ke vi ne sole komprensui, sed etyam apretzui lo.

 
Universal-Esperanto

(R. de Saussure, 1935)

Foye vivis una rejo, kay ti gerne havis bela nova vestum, ke hi elspezis sia tuta monu, por nur esti chiam bele ornamita.

 
Ofat

(O. Farnstad, 1936)

De old minister auscultated bene ut hi kune saj de sam quand hi virde kom hejm ad de imperator en det hi doned.

 
Panamane

(M. E. Amador, 1936)

Pader noses, ki sot en Hahvan, haluder sai dai namy, dai raik sai veno am numi, dai villu sai duo em ter vi es sot em Hahvan.

 
Neo

(A. Alfandari, 1937)

Lo problemo del dara dimenso nosal nur en matematika problemo, sal en problemo ke mixisal al reala vivo, pomine al supra vivo de toia idu.

 
Neolatinus

(A. da Monte Rosso, 1939)

Língua neolatina est fachilissima, nam constat verbis latinis et modernis et ínsuper ábeat solum duas declinasionas, unam pro verbis másculis et álteram pro verbis femineis.

 
Monling

(K. Littlewood, c.1942)

Ling et top pi-ken ad ploi il klar top bon

The language that is easiest to know and use is clearly the best

 
Interglossa

(L. Hogben, 1943)

Na Parenta in Urani: Na dicte volo; tu Nomino gene revero; Plus tu Crati habe accido; plus u Demo acte harmono tu Tendo epi Geo homo in urani

 
Mondial

(H. Heimer, 1943)

Tristan Bernard, le autor humoristique, havi un dia prendate place con un amico in un vagon de primer clase por andar a Versailles.

 
Komun

(F. Musil, 1946)

Lingva nacional ese instrument de interkomprension por membres de un nacion, lingva internacional deve eser instrument de interkomprension por tut membres de homan societá.

 
Maryala

(B. Máriás, 1946)

Muy patra, ka jan en cölay, santages tu noma, alvene tu regna, ages tu vola cel en cöla ey en tera.

 
Inter-sistemal

(P. Mitrović, 1947)

Se nos fact un lingve con un sole declination et conyugation, sin paroles derivated in un ne-regular mod, con stabile determinated afixes...id ne vud es etonant qe anqe un vulgar spirit pote comprende et expres si in ce lingve in minus quam 6 hor.

 
Neolatino

(A. Schild, 1947)

Por la propaganda del Neolatino ha sito fundato un "Grupo Internacionale Neolatinista de Corespondentes" qui publica un buletino mensuale.

 
Romanés

(W. D. Hinde, 1947)

Caro Segnor, gracies de sua communicación que vengo de recever por el corrier de queste matin.

 
Auxil

(A. Belie, 1948)

La L.I. havara sue nuanci cultural quale omne vivant idiomi, sive static, sive dinamic, sive arcaic, sive modern.

 
Munda Linguo

(F. Weber, 1948)

Milda venti vagis tra bush e kamp. Le bramchi budis e le prati verdis.

 
Kosmo

(G. Schröder, 1949)

Tristan Bernard, la humoro skriptista, na una dia prendiata loka kon una amika nel una vagona uno klasa pro ali a Versailles.

 
Uni-Spik

(G. de Biran, 1950)

Mi se starali di medi webor en wokobul di latish, slawish, germanish, aziatish spiks, damit kadun mogila finda en to niu spik, tsoch di sai ajgen spik.

 
Esperantuisho

(J. Železný, 1951)

Petronio vekiqis cirker midio, ey kie omniam, tre fatiguita. La prewa dion li adesis che la Nerona festino, kiu logniqis jis speta nokto.

 
Interlingua

(A. Gode/IALA, 1951)

La pace, como le libertá, require constante devotion et incesante vigilantia.

 
Mundion

(H. Weinrich, 1951)

El que to fac, el he facoi totus!

Whatever you do, do it completely.

 
Universal-Latein

(K. Pötzl-Pecelius, 1952)

Calefactore, eju pleurát! Non haberás Voso instrumenton pro detegere vitrons.

Driver, it's raining! Haven't you any windshield wipers?

 
Eur(op)ean

(R. Jego, 1955)

Es necessare facer cognoscer al numbrose interlinguistes lectors del I.L.R. que el titul: La Lingua European av esti ja empleat per le Sior Renat Jego...

 
Mondi Lingua

(A. Lavagnini, 1955)

Vi esa anke el Movamento Interlinguistic qui importançe ne pova esar neglegiate: nam esa un movamento typic man internaçionale e provançale man universale...

 
Romanid

(Z. Magyar, 1956)

Mi roga Ve studiare ed et fare mie savere kome Vu komprended testo.

 
Euroglot

(E. Ahlström, 1957)

Mult anes retro vivé un imperor, qi amá si multissimo bel nov vestes qe il expendé omne su pecunie por esser sat elegant.

 
Frater

(Pham Xuan-Thai, 1957)

Onor frater e mater ni: e ni obliga filo androbisini ni omo ni! Androfaktopasi es beni akaus ilis es futur nam infan ot Dio.

 
Globaqo

(R. S. Jaque and G. A. Jones, 1958)

La aqveho uri bela en la rio/ Ton arbon uri verda en qolo/ La flava pomo uri dolcha/ Tan babilema jovinon uri noe lafata/ Wol multe qu mi shuldi vi?

 
Interling

(T. Wood, 1958)

Meni yares ago der vived en kesa qui amed bell nov vestes so enorme ke il spended all sui gelt to es sat elegant. Il no had interes por sui soldates ni por li teatre u por coching in li forest, except if to show sui nov vestes.

 
Mezhduslavjanski Jezik

(L. Podmele, 1958)

Mi Slavjani pak sme ludi preprosti i nikogo u nas, ktori bi govoril, čto razumne na isto vsem.

 
Phonetic

(C. H. Johnson, 1959)

Preskaeh omne un heib monei for atshetii automobile, diriis Alberto. Jes, respondiis Fredriko. Sed je heib non ankoraeh suffitseh monei for nov autoe je devhes atshetii motor syikle ett minessiime temporeh anstetae of autoe.

 
Delmondo

(J. L. Mainprice (pseud. E. J. Lipman), 1960)

Lo ya es donita. Lo va ya esse donita. Lo es farebla. Lo es farinda.

 
Neo

(A. Alfandari, 1961)

Na Patro ki sar in cel, siu ta nom santat. Venu ta regno. Siu fat ta vol, asben in cel, as on ter.

 
Unilo

(V. Jørgensen, 1961)

Unilo es nur un alternative solvo del planlingvale problemo -- un solvo kel mei kontentiga no nur le adeptos de le eksistante projektos, ma anke le lingvistos kel es ankore tro skeptike pri le introdukto de un artefarite mondelingvo.

 
Eurolingva

(H. K. J. Cowan, 1962)

Non es, generale-modu, eksaktu kvod novu artifikiale lingva kve me habe krea. De faktu suu base es "Latinu sine fleksione" de Italinu matematiku G. Peano.

 
Ladef

(M. H. Michaylob, 1963)

Ik steyvem morning occen atardli from mie krevat, dreysem se velocli, emeyvem si temizli el liyc end li dasti siyi, andem nei el menz, dejyonem kon artos, byor, myod milk or byorek, nemem la kapela mia end andem an lavor, el fornan kon el mie laocez ik deve se fromalimenteyvem.

 
Eurolatin(e)

(W. J. Visser, 1964)

Eurolatin es un lingue multe simple.

 
Inga

(B. Russell, 1964)

back long time cyprus have skilful young form-art-er, who have name pygmalion. he un-love all woman because nature give many err-ment at they, because of this he end-think to marry never.

 
Neo-Esperanto

(A. Lallemand (pseud. A. du Lothier), 1964)

Swita windos blowar tras wudo et kampo.

 
Oeropi

(T. Mertens-van Gossum, 1964)

Wat dún ordinaru e grande denk, its wan men zeg e ding ki let es sihen vell ots.

Ce qui fait ordinairement une grande pensée, c'est lorsqu'on dit une chose qui en fait voir un grand nombre d'autres.

 
Unilingua

(R. Self, 1964)

L'idea d'un lingua international ha occupat le menti di homi des un long tempor.

 
Euronord

(A. J. Pilgrim, 1965)

De verld mig eftrelopan mag'/ Vorér ekk gang'/ Or stan'/ Or self min ogen slag'

 
Frendo

(A. Churruca, 1965)

Io studed Filosofio in Madrido, but io abai esed a bumo senper. Kriego ruined io, but do abai esed pur io a sorto, kar do abai obliged io labori.

 
Liberanto

(E. Kotar, 1965)

La situacia nal mondo sayt siporo may pornektata. Si vinkero not il intelekto, ol povent kamen it la gera atomika.

 
Anglo-Lat

(R. Montero, 1966)

Anglo-Lat utiliz parolas from multi other idioms, altering les en conformity kon il ruls de fonetik i de aksent. Mi will send a se mas material relativ a Anglo-Lat ruls ke mi est prepararing para dispatch akiens solisit informashon.

 
Zamalo (Zamenhof-Alting)

(F. Alting, 1966)

ŋia padro, Tiu estu in la cielo, saŋqtata estu wia nomom, venu wia regnom, oquru wia wolom na la tero, qiel in la cielo

 
Ilion

(H. Milner, 1967)

O, quas tam, tard yo te congnot-ha/ mi tut-famos glob-lingue tu!

 
Solinga

(A. M. Lichtgyeym, 1967)

Ma no lumo, cu vi lito in lita, man ma lumo, cu vi si alto, lavro, leo, promeno.

 
Gloneo

(R. S. Jaque, 1968)

apiede e umpqorida, mi preni al la opa vojo/ sana, liba, la mondo anter mu/ la longa, bruna pato anter mu, qondata wireve mi eleqti!

 
ReNeo

(N. D. Shyevchugov, 1968)

Nun mi rapidar, mi morge matine forveturor homen.

 
Unesal

(E. Weferling, 1968)

Pes omna projekto mus hav en nam, yo uti provizore la nam UNESAL, pro ke it es en unesoprojekto.

 
El-Afrihili

(K. Kumi Attobrah, 1970)

Kama mingipewa l’arafi gaba milijo paasa, mingijira lε

If I had received his letter before I went out, I would have waited for him.

 
Eurolengo

(L. Jones, 1972)

Durant le past venti fyf ans, mor persons dan semper visitan le bord de le mar in le monds de vakasion de juni, juli, august and september.

 
Fasilfon

(D. Carion, 1972)

Tut loro vive erat uzatu, no per leges, statutes oben regules, men secundo loro vole ja franch arbitre.

 
Mezdislav

(B. Fahlke, 1972)

Ne moga inače kak kazat, če na mne nevozmožne razbirat, če to ogromen i čudesen vesmir kakto če my čoveki zajedne se soznanije o naš samsyvo byl by voznikat slučajne.

 
Guosa

(A. Igbinewka, 1981)

Kudi ti moni,/ Kinshe nke ijakpa./ Ẹso fun oyen ijakpa/ Kọ-gbe ijakpa tẹfi

The money that I have/ is not for the purchase of tortoise./ Tell the tortoise dealer/ To go away with his tortoise.

 


Other Languages

Throughout history, the purpose of language invention has for the most part been to improve on natural language and create a universal language for real world use. But sometimes, and increasingly more commonly, inventors make languages for artistic purposes only, crafting languages to satisfy a vision of what a language should be. These projects may incorporate elements of a priori, mixed, or a posteriori strategies, but they belong in a category of their own.

Quenya

(J. R. R. Tolkien, 1955)

Elen síla lumenn' omentielvo.

A star shines on the hour of our meeting.

 
Sindarin

(J. R. R. Tolkien, 1955)

Ennyn Durin Aran Moria: pedo mellon a minno. Im Narvi hain echant: Celebrimbor o Eregion teithant i thiw hin.

The doors of Durin Lord of Moria: speak friend and enter. I, Narvi made them: Celebrimbor of Hollin drew these signs.

 
Vorlin

(R. Harrison, 1991)

wel havo roda bar da linhakist loko mikanbom

The redbearded conlanger is over by the tangerine tree.

 
Verdurian

(M. Rosenfelder, 1995)

Proše mižu: --Žaneno, tan satenam mážula er gorat, kiei finta attróue so syel er tan lažecom brac, pro dy řo ažlädam fne soa pera almea Ekaiei.

Then they said: "Come, let us build a town and a tower, whose top will reach the heavens; and let us get ourselves glory, so that we are not scattered across all the earth."

 
Brithenig

(A. Smith, 1996)

Affos ys ddisirent, "Gwath, gwan a eddiffigar yn giwdad per nu, cun yn tyr ke dang a llo chel, ke nu ffagen yn nôn per nu e sun ysparied rhen syrs feig lla der inteir."

Then they said, "Come, let us build a city for ourselves, with a tower that touches the heavens, that we make a name for ourselves and are not scattered over the face of the entire land."

 
Ceqli

(R. May, 1996)

hi jun pa bol, "ciq ven! — Gozi ben gozi fu bau han ceq, kai han turo kai toilsa xaq hu sta skai. hikai gozi fu tenho feimkiam por sam ke gozi be fentir ko kuljai hu sta to dunia."

and letter-pronoun-j past speak, "invite come! — I-you future build one city, and one tower and letter-pronoun-t separator-particle top which is-located-in sky. And you-I future have-become fame-name for-prevent that I-you passive spread-throw to all-place which is-located-in the world."

 
Tokana

(M. Pearson, 1996)

Ufisun uksasanokim itai tulone.

We used to meet on the road from time to time.

 
Valdyan

(I. Rempt, 1999)

valnute learne custen le disut.

The prince turned himself into a frog.

 
Aeo

(J. Tegire, 2003)

Ooaeaoe e aoao aeo.

Water speaks to sky.

 
Nunihongo

(J. Henning, 2004)

marutirinwaru, garubanazazu, aabaturerinasu...

multilingual, galvanizes, arbitrariness...

 
Þrjótrunn

(H. Theiling, 2006)

Þélk Nátli eð bon nó önn!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

 
Dritok

(D. Boozer, 2007)

Listen

 
Proto-Central Mountain

(J. Burke, 2007)

e:sʸa sʸenʷoatʸekomʷohoka:kʸehetʷaosʸe:wakʸepemʷo.

One day I began to sit down near the water.

 
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