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A First Dictionary and Grammar of Láadan

Second Edition

by Suzette Haden Elgin

Originally Edited by Diane Martin
Re-edited by Amberwind MJ Barnhart

Society for the Furtherance and Study of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Inc. (SF3)
Box 1624
Madison, WI 53701-1624

© 1988 by Suzette Haden Elgin
All Rights Reserved

Second Edition, March 1988
ISBN 0-9618641-0-9

Cover Design: Georgie Schnobrich
Interior Design & Production: Diane Martin
Illustrations are from Women: A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth-Century Sources, compiled and selected by Jim Harter, 2nd, revised edition (1982); from Harter’s Picture Archive, edited by Jim Harter (1978); and from Picture Sourcebook for Collage and Decoupage, edited by Edmund V. Gillon, Jr. (1974); all published by Dover Publications, Inc.

Other Works by Suzette Haden Elgin


  • The Communipaths
  • Furthest
  • At the Seventh Level
  • Star-Anchored, Star-Angered
  • Twelve Fair Kingdoms
  • The Grand Jubilee
  • And then There’ll be Fireworks
  • Yonder Comes the Other End of Time
  • Native Tongue
  • Native Tongue 11: The Judas Rose


  • Guide to Transformational Grammar (with John Grinder)
  • What is Linguistics?, 1st Edition
  • Pouring Down Words
  • What is Linguistics?, 2nd Edition
  • The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense
  • More on the Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense
  • The Last Word on the Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense

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