Conlang Short Video - Includes Dr Paul Frommer - Tree of Souls - An Avatar Community Forum
Tree of Souls - An Avatar Community Forum
Go Back   Tree of Souls - An Avatar Community Forum » Avatar » Na'vi Language

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-08-2016, 09:58 PM
Alan's Avatar
Karyu
Alan has no status.
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Derbyshire
Posts: 1,321
Default Conlang Short Video - Includes Dr Paul Frommer

Not sure if this has been posted elsewhere or is the right place to post it, but I got a tweet with a link to this interesting video about language creation for film and TV. It includes Dr Frommer and the 'Ikran-eyed' amongst you might see the portrait on Paul that we gave him in 2014 during the AvatarMeet. Here's the link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0knxW76bDuI&sns=em

Alan
__________________
Sig kindly created by Prowler. Irayo ma tsmukan
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-10-2016, 04:40 AM
Hapxtu
allroock123 has no status.
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 194
Default

Thank you for sharing ,, The thing I find most interesting about the Na'vi language is its "structure " and presentation of thought ,, Na'vi is by example a Very internal expressive, heartfelt language, and is very "we" ethos orientated as well as strongly reflects this through its methods of "lingual expression" if one takes a look at the "expression structure for instance real world "Tsalagi" (Cherokee) language there originally was no word for "lie or lying" in its lingual struture
Na'vi reflects this ,, the core recognition of ones kin "seen" at a spiritual level as ones "brothers and sisters" is there as well,, its probably off topic to reflect too deeply on real world native languages here but one might find the Iroquoi word "Orenda" and its core meaning in a persons expression structure quite "interesting" it speaks of a "place" of expression not present in our root languages

Last edited by allroock123; 06-10-2016 at 04:44 AM.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



Visit our partner sites:

      pandoraworld.ru



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:01 PM.

Based on the Planet Earth theme by Themes by Design


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
All images and clips of Avatar are the exclusive property of 20th Century Fox.