https://www.duolingo.com/Glavisto

How big is this language?

Are we talking hundreds of word and phrases or thousands? Does it go beyond just the TV show?

4 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/John973095

Good question, I'm curious as well.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GuyANDERSO2
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Well done on the lvl 25 German, I knows it’s not relevant to the question but I just wanted to say. :)

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Elisabeth3789
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Just started High Valyrian, and see that it has 33 skills and 122 lessons, the first two of which I just completed. Also, there are 706 lexemes...

So far so good. Will there be enough to have actual conversations with fellow speakers of High Valyrian, once I have completed the course? I think it starts out well, with useful info for the most part. Not crazy about "All men must die" though, right in the first few lessons... Kind of hard to work that into a conversation.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Glavisto

Thanks for the info.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/118ninjadog

Hey ik this post is not about Elvish but does anyone know witch course to take for it.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tim981145
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I think there is no course for Elvish on Duolingo, but maybe somewhere else in the internet...?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Anastasia913400
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Memrise has a few Elvish courses. Plus it has Khuzdul (the languag of the dwarves based on ancient hebrew)

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Catuvolci
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It's pretty small and from what I've seen the phrases are mostly limited to fantasy, so even if you do complete it, you may feel restricted when trying to talk about everyday life. IIRC the author has an entire dictionary and phrases, but due to copyright he cannot publish it until HBO allows him to, if ever.

I've also heard that the amount of High Valyrian in the TV show is extremely lacking. In comparison, there is more Dothraki dialogue. Shame that Dothraki isn't on Duo.

4 months ago
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