Talk:Pokémon language

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I would love if someone could further update this article with reference from the manga, as I am highly unfamiliar with it. I'm sure there has to be a few examples that could be included in this. Thanks! --BaileyPlaysPokemon 05:56, 24 November 2011 (UTC)

I agree. I've only read a little bit of the manga, so I wouldn't be able to do it, but that does sound like a good idea. Pokedex493 06:23, 24 November 2011 (UTC)
It depends on which manga you want to take examples from. I've read parts of the The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga, but I haven't read the other series. I could peruse the chapters that I have, and see if I can find any examples from those. Would that work as a starting point? --Punkreader 07:10, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
I read the English-language version of Pokémon Adventure, and have access to the Korean-language version. I'll thus keep this all in mind and in turn try to add what I can about Pokémon language as seen in the manga to the article when I can, OK? -- Nick15 01:01, 9 March 2012 (UTC)

Written language

Are there any pokémon who can read or write in the human language? A point that could possibly be added to the article. SomeGuyNamedDavid 03:45, 4 June 2012 (UTC)

If I recall, Jynx's Pokédex entry states it can understand, or almost speak the human language. Probably some can read. Dunno if you solely were referring to the games, but Meowth can read and speak, and probably write. Jo the Marten ಠ_ಠ 03:47, 4 June 2012 (UTC)
Wow, rapid response. Anyway, I had meant in general, since the article references the games and the anime separately. I'm thinking that examples of it could be added to this article. (Jynx's entry says that it speaks a language similar to the human language, but nothing about any written language.) - unsigned comment from SomeGuyNamedDavid (talkcontribs)

Zoroark in Lostlorn Forest. (B2W2)

The article states: "There are a few Pokémon that are able to speak the human language, such as Copycat's Doduo in FireRed and LeafGreen Versions, and a Murkrow who appeared in the Team Rocket HQ, in the Generation II games and their Generation IV remakes. However, there has not been a Pokémon to this point which has had a fluent conversation with a human, if it does, the speech has been limited to only one or two sentences."

Such a Pokémon has been already introduced in Black/White 2, coming in shape of the Zoroark encountered in Lostlorn Forest (the same one who hands over TM95), which initially disguises as a male Backpacker, and in this state, holds a fluent conversation with the player.

Renoir (talk) 19:06, 26 April 2013 (UTC)