Or, I suppose, a new English script, depending on how you look at it. Way back at the beginning of this year, long-time Dothraki lajak Qvaak put together a new script for writing Dothraki. Those who’ve followed the blog a while will remember Qvaak also put together another script for Dothraki that’s based heavily on… Continue reading New Dothraki Script
The time has come to call a close to this year’s Dothraki haiku competition. Nice job this year! Too good, in fact. It was really hard to choose a winner. I’d feel more conflicted if winning came with any sort of prize. Thank goodness it doesn’t! I received eleven haiku, all intriguing. Since there were… Continue reading Today’s Blood
Asshekhqoyi Anni Save
It’s been a year, and I’m now 32 years old. Among other things, this means I’m halfway to 64. It certainly has been a heck of a year, and I feel physically sound, so I can’t complain. Enough about me, though. It’s time for the annual Dothraki haiku competition! Last year, Qvaak took home the… Continue reading Asshekhqoyi Anni Save
Suggestion for Transcribing Dothraki in Cyrillic
Note: This post originally appeared (in a modified form) at my old blog. As I’m no longer using that blog anymore, I decided to port the post over here (though the original post still exists). As a conlanger and orthography enthusiast, one of the things I like doing is figuring out how to write a… Continue reading Suggestion for Transcribing Dothraki in Cyrillic
In recent months there’s been some new interest from various quarters in Dothraki, so I thought what I’d do is write up a short post introducing you to some of the basic concepts behind Dothraki grammar and show you where to go for more detailed information. As such, this’ll be a good place to start… Continue reading Athchomar Chomakea!
As we’re approaching the April 1st premiere of season 2 of Game of Thrones, I thought it’d be worthwhile to take a look back at the early days of Dothraki. To start us off, let’s take a look at the Dothraki that existed in the books before I took a crack at it. Step number… Continue reading Developing Canon