Lojban For Beginners


Here are some educational documents, listed in ascending order of complexity.

  1. What Is Lojban?, an introductory book covering a wide range of basic information on the Lojban language.
  2. Robin Turner and Nick Nicholas's Lojban For Beginners lessons. The textbook is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License.
  3. “Diagrammed Summary of Lojban Grammar Forms with Example Sentences”
  4. Everyday Lojban is a wiki course developed by the community to improve your spoken Lojban. It comprises a constantly growing set of dialogues from everyday life, translated into Lojban with comments. The difficulty varies from the beginners level to the advanced level.
  5. A Lojban phrasebook.

After these, see Lojban For Advanced Students.

For vocabulary, you can browse jbovlaste, a Lojban dictionary system.

There is also a PDF of the first 19 pages of the Level 0 booklet.


You can join the Lojban beginners' e-mail list and other Lojbanic Forums.

Software tools

There is a Lojban-to-English translator at http://www.lojban.org/jboski/.

You could also try Parallel 2, a multimedia program for implicit learning of Lojban (and other languages). Modules developed for Parallel 2 are strongly influenced by "Lojban for Beginners" lessons.

Other Software assisted learning oportunities are available as well.

Created by rlpowell. Last Modification: Thursday 08 of May, 2008 18:26:26 GMT by kristoun.