Xenolinguistics and the Na’vi

A linguist blog gives the detail of the langauge of the Na’vi from Avatar and the thought behind the language created for the movie:

Na’vi has 20 consonants, 7 vowels, 4 diphthongs, and 2 syllabic “pseudovowels,” rr and ll.

via Language Log

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