Conlang vs. Natlang

Conlang vs. Natlang — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Conlang and Natlang


(intransitive) To create a conlang (constructed language).

the conlanging communityBrithenig was conlanged with the purpose of looking how Welsh might have developed if it were a Romance language.


(conlanging) a natural language, one that arose without intentional design

Proto-Indo-European was a natlang that can only be reconstructed with the help of its attested daughter languages.