Well, not real in that they're fictional languages spoken by fictional peoples. But what makes a fictional language an actual language and not merely a convincing combination of sounds?
J.R.R. Tolkien's constructed Elvish languages have such elegant characters — and have been the subject of so much Tolkien-influence art — that it's easy to forget that they was meant to be spoken. Tolkien was, after all, a linguist, and he wanted his Elvish languages to sound a certain way as they rolled from a…
It's never too early to teach your children Elvish, and just as when learning real-world language, visual aids are often helpful. These pastel animal prints will get a child (or adult) started on their Elvish alphabet. It's as easy as Tinco, Ando, Súlë.
Constructing an entire alien language is the most challenging task in all of speculative fiction, and there are two examples that tower above the rest: J.R.R. Tolkien's Elvish and Marc Okrand's Klingon. We'll show you how to outdo even them.