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one of the first artificial language constructed for use as an auxiliary international language

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To buttress this claim, in chapter 7, she looks at the twentieth-century interest in universal languages, such as Esperanto, Ido, Volapuk, and Novial, and traces Tolkien's own views of the projects.
They've turned it into a Patois or a Volapuk without intimacy or delicacy, without nuance, hardened by obscure, cold, pedantic, insufferable words.
There are informative treatments of Esperanto and Volapuk but more space is devoted to an unsuccessful feminist language, Laadan, than to any of the other twenty case studies in the book except Cornish.
15) Erik used to be a member of the Volapuk League, and he still is.
Asi, el volapuk que tenia un alfabeto de 38 letras y una gramatica compleja, se convirtio en una lengua muy popular entre las clases medias europeas, sobre todo entre los intelectuales.
Other artificial languages are Volapuk, Ido and Glosa, a grammar-free international language based on Latin and Greek.
More visual, but equally a one-shot joke, is Tony Kemplen's Polyglot, in which a classroom of animated parrots flap their wings as they repeat the names of artificial languages like Volapuk, Ido and Esperanto, created in a singularly unsuccessful attempt to simplify international communication.
Sprague, a Civil War hero who had been seriously wounded at Gettysburg, had also won notoriety for his promotion of Volapuk, a universal world language like Esperanto.
Had the two of them been speaking Volapuk instead of Swedish, we groundlings would have got the message, which was not unlike that of The Virgin Spring: men are beasts.
To help make the case, Fimi presents a short history of glossopeia in the primary world, detouring among Volapuk, Esperanto, Novial, and even zaum, the "experimental poetic language [of the] Russian Futurists" (90).
Entre las primeras Sweet comenta las mas divulgadas hasta esa fecha: el volapuk, el esperanto, y el idioma neutral.
In 'Conservation of the Heritage of Volapuk' Bernard Golden notes that Volapuk was Esperanto's main predecessor as an artificial international language.
Others are more obscure: Solresol, which abandoned phonemes for the seven notes of the musical scale, or Volapuk, Esperanto's more convoluted and less successful predecessor.