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Namer of Thrones

Game of Thrones’ language creator, David J. Peterson, details his extraordinary career as Hollywood’s linguist-in-chief Best known for creating the fictional languages for hit series such as Game of Thrones, Defiance, and The 100, Peterson talks to Judy Heflin about his journey to mainstream success in language creation and his upcoming book, The Art of Language Invention. Language Magazine: Can you...

Constructed Language and Game of Thrones’ Linguistic Lure

Game of Thrones premieres this weekend and this season more and more people will be able to understand the two subtitled fantasy languages of the show: Valyrian and Dothraki. Starting with the snippets and phrases of the Dothraki language featured in George R.R. Martin's series, A Song of Fire and Ice, linguist David J. Peterson created a full working...
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