Neo-Chakobsa Chakobsa

Neo-Chakobsa is a constructed language and script developed by American linguist David J. Peterson for the 2020s Dune film series. The language is based on the Chakobsa language that appears in the Dune novel series by Frank Herbert, and contains elements borrowed from the Romani, Serbo-Croatian and Arabic languages. The name Chakobsa comes from a Northwest Caucasian language that was original a secret language used by princes and other nobles [more details].

Notable Features

Neo-Chakobsa script

Neo-Chakobsa script

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Sample text (The Litany Against Fear)

Sample text in Neo-Chakobsa


Onii so jaha. Jahi vizdhik ruzam. Jahi uzzulich anzaadhabit vashtha. Qiraashii wa jahayi. Sahaathiiho aahathanii vannat isathanii. Sish isthaha, vannat heshyaaha uuthigii gifha. Isthaha jahi chem, unaaraha so biin nat. Atmaarii ne hissait.


I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little death that brings obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing! Only I will remain.

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