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[http://www.omniglot.com/ Omniglot, a Guide to Written Language]<br>
 
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Books, for those who are serious.
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Trask, R. L. <i>Historical Linguistics</i>. Oxford University Press, 1996. I'm sure I cited that wrong, but you'll be able to find it. It's a nicely non-technical textbook on language change, for those of you whose fantasy worlds have an ancient language and want a few recent ones.

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Links to sites dealing with languages and linguistics (not names) that are useful to gamers.

Cappeller's Digital Sanskrit Lexicon
The Language Construction Kit
The Language of Flowers - So it's not a real language. Sue me.
Omniglot, a Guide to Written Language
UrbanDictionary.com: Define Your World

Books, for those who are serious.

Trask, R. L. Historical Linguistics. Oxford University Press, 1996. I'm sure I cited that wrong, but you'll be able to find it. It's a nicely non-technical textbook on language change, for those of you whose fantasy worlds have an ancient language and want a few recent ones.