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Are Elvish, Klingon, Dothraki, and Na’vi Real Languages?

There is little doubt that the languages featured in our favorite fantasy series or movies are awesome and have a high level of appeal, but are they, or could they be classified as ‘real’ languages? John McWhorter looks at Elvish, Klingon, Dothraki, and Na’vi, the work that their creators and fans have put into them, and more in this terrific TED-Ed video.

Are Elvish, Klingon, Dothraki and Na’vi real languages? – John McWhorter [YouTube]

[via CNET News]

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  • Published 10/1/13

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