19 JUN 2013 by ideonexus

 Lojban for Experimental Linquistics

Lojban is a predicate language, with no distinct nouns, verbs, or adjectives. What are the linguistic (communicative) properties of such a system? The answer has been partially explored through symbolic logic. But do people, when thinking linguistically, mimic in any way the processes of formal logic? What effects would a formal-logic– based language have on those linguistic thinking processes? Is the resulting language susceptible to the same analysis as natural language, in terms of the v...
Folksonomies: language artificial
Folksonomies: language artificial
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Natural languages lack the controls necessary for experimentation, but an artificial language works for testing Sapir–Whorf hypothesis.