What Fictional Languages Like Elvish, Dothraki, Klingon, and Na’vi Have in Common With Real Languages

Linguist John McWhorter explains how constructed languages (conlangs) like Elvish in The Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones‘ Dothraki, Na’vi from Avatar, and Klingon in Star Trek are complete languages and explores what they have in common with real languages in this educational animation by Enjoyanimation.

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