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  Encyclopedia: Auxiliary language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An international auxiliary language (sometimes abbreviated as IAL or auxlang) is a language used (or to be used in the future) for communication between people from different nations who do not share a common native language.
Although proposals have been made for existing languages to serve as an official international auxiliary language, the concept has been most commonly associated with constructed languages such as Esperanto which were designed from the beginning to serve this purpose.
The term "auxiliary" implies that it is intended to be an additional language for the people of the world, rather than replace their native languages.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Auxiliary-language   (495 words)

 Richard Kennaway's Constructed Languages List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
DiLingo is the gutteral utteral, the paradigm of rhyme, the pox of vox.
Lifehomese is one of the alien languages of the Commonwealth.
Lrahran is one of the alien languages of the Commonwealth.
www2.cmp.uea.ac.uk /~jrk/conlang.html   (10527 words)

 ipedia.com: International auxiliary language Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An international auxiliary language is a language used for communication between people from different nations who do not share a common native language.
An international auxiliary language (sometimes abbreviated as IAL or auxlang) is a language used for communication between people from different nations who do not share a common native language.
To overcome these difficulties, it has been proposed that some language (natural or invented) be chosen by consensus of officials elected by the nations of the world, in consultation with experts of various disciplines.
www.ipedia.com /international_auxiliary_language.html   (422 words)

 optimal auxiliary language guidelines
English and some other languages have very complex systems of prosodics; not only is it difficult to predict which syllable of a polysyllabic word will be stressed, it is also difficult to predict how a certain pitch contour might affect the interpretation of a phrase.
The language should be designed so that all compounds can be unambiguously divided into their constituent morphemes, and so that no single morpheme can be mistaken for a combination of several morphemes.
In some constructed languages, it is necessary to memorize whether a verb is inherently transitive or intransitive, and affixes are used to convert transitive verbs to intransitive and vice versa.
www.rickharrison.com /language/optimal.html   (5580 words)

 The function of an international auxiliary language
The psychology of a language which, in one way or another, is imposed upon one because of factors beyond one's control, is very different from the psychology of a language which one accepts of one's free will.
The supposed inferiority of a constructed language to a national one on the score of richness of connotation is, of course, no criticism of the idea of a constructed language.
It is, of course, not the language as such which is sinned against, but the conventions of fitness which are in the minds of the natives who act as custodians of the language.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Forum/5037/sapir.html   (3922 words)

 The Master Language
One such language which has served as a model or a base is Latin, which for a long time was in fact for practical purposes the international auxiliary language of western civilization.
One issue for Latin-based auxiliary languages which were published a few generations ago is the issue of vocabulary for modern terms which did not appear in classical or medieval Latin.
Persons whose native languages use articles must realize that few people in the world use articles in the same way that they do, and many speak languages without articles, so that for an international auxiliary language, it is preferable not to use articles at all.
www.smart.net /~bartlett/master.html   (8609 words)

 Auxiliary Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Unless the unity of languages is realized, the Most Great Peace and the oneness of the human world cannot be effectively organized and established because the function of language is to portray the mysteries and secrets of human hearts.
Ninth, a universal language shall be adopted and be taught by all the schools and institutions of the world.
The first stage is to consist of the selection of an existing language or an invented one which would then be taught in all the schools of the world as an auxiliary to the mother tongues.
www3.telus.net /studycircle/aux_lang.htm   (1095 words)

 The Establishment of a Universal Auxiliary Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is incumbent upon all nations to appoint some men of understanding and erudition to convene a gathering and through joint consultation choose one language from among the varied existing languages, or create a new one, to be taught to the children in all the schools of the world.
Whereas, if the auxiliary international language were taught in all the schools during his childhood, he would learn the language in his own country, and afterwards, wherever he wished to go, he could easily pursue his specialty without loss of some of the best years of his life.
universal language shall be adopted and be taught by all the schools and institutions of the world.
bci.org /reno/Establishment_of_a_Universal_Auxiliary_Language.htm   (1487 words)

 MediaGlyphs Project - Auxiliary international language
If the new language is not owned by or does not originate from any nation, then it is truly a language of humanity, not the historical consequence of a military or economical success.
Maintaining the diversity of each culture and language is of highest priority, hence the desire for an auxiliary language that preserves the local ones.
Putonghua (Mandarin Chinese, the spoken language from the capital Beijing) could be perceived as imposed, but the written form is not; in the different regions of China it is felt as being "Chinese".
mediaglyphs.org /mg/p/intro/auxlang.eng.html   (897 words)

Their claim is only that a common intermediary (auxiliary) language might provide some modicum of positive value in human communication over the current state of affairs.
This would tend to indicate that a language which was neither speaker's native tongue was a better medium of communication than the same tongue used when it was native to one.
Similarly, if any other constructed auxiliary language is to grow, sooner or later it must have some form of organization helping it along, whether that organization be formal or informal, local (especially) or international itself.
www.panix.com /~bartlett/thoughts.html   (4822 words)

 Esperanto and the Baha'i Faith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As you may know, Esperanto is one of a number of languages developed as an auxiliary language for international communication.
Bahá'u'lláh called for the adoption of a universal auxiliary language, to be taught in all schools around the world.
Indeed, He stated that the adoption of such a language would be one of two signs marking the maturity of the human race.
www.planetbahai.org /articles/2000/ar122300a.html   (552 words)

 Inside United Nations
3.The obvious impossibility of employing all the languages of the Member States imposes a question of equality and democracy: though most of the diplomats and representatives have command of one of the six official languages, they have no native ability to speak them, and thus are at a disadvantage.
Esperanto is the language of the International Academy of Sciences at San Marino.
In 1954 and 1985 the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization adopted resolutions in favour of the international auxiliary language Esperanto, and in 1994 it approved a financial contribution for a project of international communication among 105 schools in 29 countries in the world.
www.radicalparty.org /esperanto/ins_un.htm   (409 words)

Despite the deplorable name, it was a modest and respectable attempt to devise an auxiliary language with the notable advantage that separate two-way dictionaries would not be needed, as Latin dictionaries already exist for many languages.
He intended it an an "auxiliary neutral language." It is distinctive in that it is an a priori language, built on 360 radicals and 15 particles.
It is an auxiliary language "designed to be a particularly simple, consistent, and easy to learn language for international communications." Its phonolgy is simple, and spelling is phonetic.
www.smart.net /~bartlett/ial.html   (2341 words)

 Bahá'í Principles: A Universal Auxiliary Language
This Congress should form a language that could be acquired by all, and every country would thereby reap great benefit.
Until such a language is in use, the world will continue to feel the vast need of this means of intercourse.
Difference of speech is one of the most fruitful causes of dislike and distrust that exists between nations, which are kept apart by their inability to understand each other's language more than by any other reason.
bahaiprinciples.org /UniversalLanguage   (460 words)

 English language --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
English is the national language of the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand.
international auxiliary language consisting of 850 words; created by Charles K. Ogden (1889–1957); developed from research on tendencies of American language; first appeared in 1930; based on the theory of word elimination as a way to simplify language for international use; consists of 600 nouns, 150 adjectives, and 100 operating words; Basic English Foundation started...
The language in which it is written has evolved over hundreds of years and is still changing.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9274183   (941 words)

 auxiliary language desiderata
Latin was such when it was an international language; each nationality would pronounce Latin as if its spelling followed the rules of their own languages.
I believe the members of IALA (International Auxiliary Language Association) made the same attempt 40-60 years ago and I don't think much of this list even got used in Gode's Interlingua, the one language that came out of this association.
If this is done, it should be based on input from various languages as to what kind of allomorphs have developed naturally from what kind of basic forms, but I gather that most of the designing of loglangs was done by speakers of English.
www.langmaker.com /outpost/xial.htm   (4009 words)

 International Auxiliary Language Association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The International Auxiliary Language Association that existed from 1924 to 1954 was a notable proponent of international auxiliary languages.
Although it was originally created to determine which auxiliary language of a wide field of contenders would be the best suited to the task of international communication, it eventually changed direction into creating its own language.
It would later publish materials in and about Interlingua from 1951 until 1954.
www.sevenhills.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/International_Auxiliary_Language_Association   (151 words)

 International Auxiliary Language Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MAGAZINES IBM Systems Journal 12/1/1991 Weatley, Michael T. part of the language and are required...
"Mondilingwo II" a new unitive project for an international language specially dedicated by the author to the committee...
Neurogenic Language Disorders in Children (International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics)
interlingua.encyclopedia.st /International_Auxiliary_Language_Association   (196 words)

 Lessons for Romanova, the Auxiliary Language
We have created this language in the hope that all the speakers of the modern Romance languages will be able to communicate efficiently among themselves.
The new language consists of three thousand words, more or less, and it was formed from words taken from all four major Romance languages: Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese.
Proper nouns and words from other languages may be left in their native spelling, or optionally changed to Romanova spelling.
members.aol.com /dkcsac/myhomepage/RNENGrammar.htm   (2491 words)

 Adopting A Universal Auxiliary Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Strong measures should be undertaken to promote the adoption of a universal auxiliary language, which could be taught in schools worldwide, as a supplement to the national language or languages of each country.
At the same time, the underlying principle of unity in diversity suggests that all nations and people should take steps to preserve and protect their indigenous languages, each of which has its own contribution in the creation of a world culture.
Maintaining native languages must go hand-in-hand with the adoption of a universal language.
www.ibiblio.org /Bahai/BIC/UN50/15-16   (210 words)

 Interlingua-English: a dictionary of the international language
The purpose of the Dictionary is to furnish a scientifically sound vocabulary for the auxiliary language which is needed in all fields of international communication.
Morris the International Auxiliary Language Association was founded and incorporated in 1924 as a non-profit organization “to promote widespread study, discussion, and publicity of all questions involved in the establishment of an auxiliary language, together with research and experiment that may hasten such establishment in an intelligent manner and on stable foundations.”
Parallel studies of these languages with comparative studies of national languages were carried on by IALA's Research Staff under the direction of scholars in American and European universities.
www.interlingua.com /ied   (2882 words)

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This language was devised over a period of several years by the Delegation for the Adoption of an International Auxiliary Language, founded in 1901.
The va+infinitive pattern is common in the Romance languages to indicate a near-future event, and is a readily recognized expression of the future.
Of all the planned languages proposed up to that time, Interlingua was the only one developed by a team as the result of many years of systematic linguistic research.
www.mtsu.edu /~rmorris/interling.html   (5692 words)

It's most unlikely that they will be called upon to create an entirely new language and script out of thin air; most probably they will ratify a previously agreed scheme, though with certain modifications, so as to assert their authority as a united body.
It is one of our misfortunes that language in general, and "modern" ones in particular, prove to be such a poor medium for the expression of human thought.
In other words, everybody is just learning language skills and prone to form creolizations, or mixes of idioms, as if we were still in the age in which, thru lack of contact between peoples, they were still forming their languages as significant aspects of their cultural identity.
bahai-library.com /books/lango/lang08.html   (3318 words)

 Glosa, international auxiliary language - grammar
These are symbols for ideas, and are the atoms of language, but are of little meaning, singly.
Subject and Object reversed (Passive voice) To form Passive Voice in Glosa, the Main Verb is converted into a participle, and is preceded by an Auxiliary Verb; the "actor" follows the Verb Phrase as an "Indirect Subject", IE "recipient"(Obj.)-Auxiliary-Participle-Preposition-"actor"(Subj.) EG andra es ge-morda ex kani...
Idiom and metaphor For clarity of expression across cultural boundaries these should be avoided in Auxiliary Language usage; however, where it is necessary - for literary purposes - to quote a national-language idiom within Glosa, then such non-literal language ought to be marked with some 'neutral' symbol, EG pluvi ^plu feli e kani^.
www.mspringer.de /glosa/en/gramm.htm   (2498 words)

 International auxiliary language - Unipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Proponents of Esperanto often use the term planned language instead, derived from the Esperanto word planlingvo (but this is somewhat ambiguous since it could also refer to constructed languages in general).
International language of the Delegation;: Complete manual of the auxiliary language Ido
'Mondilingwo II' a new unitive project for an international language specially dedicated by the author to the committee for agreement of the International auxiliary language association
www.unipedia.info /International_auxiliary_language.html   (621 words)

 International Auxiliary Languages
International Auxiliary Languages (IALs) are languages constructed with the aim of facilitating communication between people who would otherwise have no other language in common.
The Approaches to Artificial Language by Harold E. Palmer, D.Litt.
Lojban - Logical language developed from James Cooke Brown's Loglan.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Forum/5037   (1715 words)

 Glosa - Linguists - interlanguage - International Auxiliary Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Inspired Internet users trying out designed languages as an alternative to multilingual publication: deciding by mutual agreement on the auxiliary language that proves most effective and most popular.
Either a technological solution can be found, but this would be limited by cost; or one national language (such as English) will be forced onto people, resulting in very different abilities to use the language between native speakers and learners.
How, if ever, one language will be selected for global auxiliary use is far from known.
www.kafejo.com /rgaskell/choosing.htm   (294 words)

 Glosa, an International Auxiliary Language
Glosa is an international auxiliary language (auxlang), that was developed by Lancelot Hogben (as Interglossa, GB, 1943), Ronald Clark and Wendy Ashby (GB, 1972-1992).
An auxlang is an artificial language that should help the communication between speakers of different native languages and so be a supplement to the national languages.
So they are known to many people by foreign words or by the Roman languages.
www.glosa.org /en   (848 words)

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