Lojban: The Logical Language

Lojban is a carefully constructed language designed with the intention of eliminating much of the ambiguity from human communication. It is the result of five decades' worth of collective efforts by hundreds of people.

Notable features

Lojban version of this text

lojban. lo logji bangu

ni'o la .lojban. goi ko'a rutni bangu tefi'e le nu vimcu so'e cfipu se sorsmu le pu'u remna tavla. pumo'u se zbasu ze'u ji'imuno se nanca so'ino gunka kujo'u so'inono sidju

A recording of this text by Jan Jurčík

Lojban alphabet (lerfu)

Lojban alphabet

Source: The Offical Lojban homepage (www.lojban.org).

A recording of the Lojban alphabet by Jan Jurčík

Sample text (mupli)

ro remna cu se jinzi co zifre je simdu'i be le ry. nilselsi'a .elei ry. selcru .i ry. se menli gi'e se sezmarde .i .ei jeseki'ubo ry. simyzu'e ta'i le tunba

A recording of this text by Jan Jurčík

Translation

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

Translated into Lojban by Ben Slusky

Tower of Babel in Lojban | Useful phrases in Lojban

Links

Lojban for beginners
http://ptolemy.tlg.uci.edu/~opoudjis/lojbanbrochure/lessons/book1.html

nuzban - news site entirely in Lojban
http://nuzban.wiw.org/

International Auxiliary Languages

Blissymbolics, Esperanto, Folkspraak, Ido, Interglossa, Interlingua, Interlingue/Occidental, Lingua Franca Nova, Lojban, Novial, Slovio, Volapük

Other languages written with the Latin alphabet


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