Lingua Franca Nova is an International Auxiliary Language based on French,
Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Catalan. It is the creation of Dr. C. George
Boeree, a professor of Psychology at Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania, and
was designed to be particularly simple, consistent and easy to learn.
It has a limited number of phonemes.
It is phonetically spelled.
It has a completely regular grammar.
It has a small and completely regular set of productive affixes for routine word derivation.
It has well-defined rules for word order.
It has a vocabulary based on the modern Romance languages.
It is designed to be naturally accepting of Latin and Greek technical neologisms.
It is designed to seem relatively "natural" to those who are familiar with Romance languages,
without being any more difficult for others to learn.
Lingua Franca Nova alphabet & pronunciation
Lingua Franca Nova can be written either with the Latin alphabet or with the Cyrillic alphabet.
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