VÜlgÅr. A language generator


v 7.3

21 February 2018

• Font changed from Charis SIL to Noto Serif and Manuale
• Added ability to specify what the English word will translate to in Add more words option
• Added Shorten average word length feature
• Added hover effect on word entries
• Fixed bug that caused seed number to sometimes produce different results, even when all custom settings were correct
• Disabled ability to manually enter seed numbers that are over 12 characters (this caused crashes)
Illegal combinations rules can now be separated with a space or comma + space
• Fixed issue with semi-colons in Add new words field causing PDF output to not render
• Fixed Remove default word list causing crashes in some scenarios
• Minor bug fixes to Analyse word structure of your own language
• Disabled Add randomly chosen phonemes to the custom selection option from appearing when choosing Advanced Word Structure (this feature only applies to "Custom Phoneme" settings)

v 7.2.1

27 January 2018

• Redesigned code that applies phonological rules to fix various instances of rules not applying correctly
Add more words de-duplicates words that were already in the default list (provided you use the exact same part-of-speech tag)
HTML output sorts English to Conlang. The is output also a bit more readable, and includes a basic internal style sheet.
Create daughter language button named changed to be called "Evolve language"
• Added jump to orthography link in the Evolve section
• Fixed bug where articles sometimes had mid-word consonant clusters at the beginning or end of the word
• Fixes to the LaTeX code when using Second Orthography option (removed HTML tags around the second orthography, primary and secondary orthography are now separated by a comma)
• Various minor bug fixes to Analyse word structure of your own language
• Fixed "undefined" appearing before some part-of-speech markers after Evolving the language

v 7.2

31 December 2017

• Added Create daughter language (beta) (changed to "Evolve language" in v 7.2.1)
• Added Vowel probability (specify probability that words begin or end in a vowel)
• Added Add randomly chosen phonemes to the custom selection
• RegEx supports Lookbehind matching
• Clicking IPA symbols automatically checks the Custom Phonemes or Advanced Word Structure button
• Fixed pop-out info boxes redirecting to top of page when exiting
• Fixed audio for /ʊ/ linked to wrong audio file

v 7.1.1

26 November 2017

• Added ability to choose syllable structure
• Added ability to apply default orthography rules with custom orthography rules
• Added bility to apply custom phonological rules with randomly chosen rules
• Applying of phonological rules is turned off by default (for the purposes of speeding up generation time)
• Re-added HTML output button
• (C)V(C) syllable structures allow consonant clusters mid-word, so words can have a CVCCVC structure
• Fixed ticking Remove default word list causing crashes
• Fixed separating custom phonemes with commas instead of spaces creating problems
• Fixed issues with /g/ and /ɡ/ being confused with each other (Vulgar now converts ɡ to g automatically)
• Fixed stress symbols in Phonotactic analyzer was causing incorrect analysis

v 7.1

22 October 2017

• Added IPA support for tonal languages
• Added IPA consonant diacritic support for: advanced, apical, breathy voice, dental fricative release, linguolabial, labio-palatized, lateral release, nasal release, no audible release, pharyngealized, retracted, velar fricative release, vocal fry
• Added IPA vowel diacritic support for: advanced, advanced tongue root, breathy voice, centralized, mid-centralized, retracted, retracted tongue root, rhotacized, vocal fry
• Language names now get anglicised by default
• Added ability to choose Word order
• Added possibilities that plurals are not used for inanimate or non-human nouns
• Added various pre-settings for LaTeX PDF output
• Fixed capitalised words not sorting alphabetically in the LaTeX PDF output
• Fixed long dictionary definitions cutting off when column is not wide enough
• Screen no longer auto-scrolls to newly generated language.

v 7.0

27 September 2017

• Added Editable PDF function
• Outputs information on how articles ('the' and 'a') are used differently to English
• Added ALT + L shorrcut to generate new language
Illegal combinations now supports RegEx
• Fixed Illegal combinations feature being applied to orthography as well as phonology. Now only applies to phonology
Remove default word list no longer forces example words used in grammar section (i.e. "study") to the dictionary
• Using Add more words with seed no longer alters the language (provided all other custom settings are the same)
• Fixed verb to adjective (v>adj) derivation rule not working
• Fixed phoneme /dʒ/ sometimes not showing up in orthography
• Fixed Tumblr dictionary JSON file causing errors where more than two words have the same spelling
• Removed some duplicate dictionary words
• Faster generation time on average

v 6.6.6

17 September 2017

• Added custom affixes function
• Clickable IPA symbols go to Advanced Word Structure after selecting Advanced Word Structure, or clicking into a field
• Added the word "zero" to default word list
• Fixed audio for IPA symbols: /ɛ ɫ ɳ ʕ ħ/
• Fixed compound words not applying noun gender
• Fixed English-to-Conlang data for Tumblr Dictionary Theme not sorting in alphabetical order

v 6.6.5

3 September 2017

• Added Illegal combinations function
Tumblr export returns JSON file for use with Tumblr Dictionary Theme
• Fixed verb affix for 2nd person singular past tense always being the same as present
• Fixed audio for IPA symbol /ʟ/
• Fixed white spaces issues (accidental white spaces in custom input are now ignored by the program)
Derive words feature no longer morphs roots to "irregular" forms (was producing unsatisfying results)

v 6.6.4

26 August 2017

• Added Control phoneme frequencies function
• Added compound words ability to Derived words feature
Seed numbers changed to shorter alphanumeric
• Fixed stress pattern always being ultimate syllable
• Fixed Add more words feature not resetting upon each new generation
• Changed Second orthography colour
• Minor spelling mistakes in default dictionary words

v 6.6.3

12 August 2017

• Added Second orthography function
• Fixed audio for IPA symbols /w l ɬ ɮ ɭ ɾ ɽ ʀ ɱ ʎ ʋ ⱱ ʄ ɠ ʛ ʘ/
• Fixed polysemy feature for default dictionary

v 6.6.2

2 August 2017

• Added OR function in Custom orthography to create irregular spellings
• Added Remove default word list in Add more words feature
• Added original IPA recordings to IPA charts

v 6.6.1

17 July 2017

• Added Add extra words and Derived words function

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