Language quiz

Here’s a song in multiple languages.

Can you identify the language, and do you know where it’s spoken?

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5 Responses to Language quiz

  1. Roger Bowden says:

    A Burmese or Indonesian language?

  2. Daydreamer says:

    Not much of a song, isn’t it?
    Though it’s risky to agree with Roger ;), I also have Southeast Asia in mind. To be precisely: one of those 800 or so languages spoken in Papua New Guinea. But no idea if it belongs to the Papuan, Trans-New Guinea, Sepik-Ramu or another language family.

  3. P. says:

    I’d been thinking an Indonesian language, but I like Daydreamer’s suggestion of a Papuan language. So Simon, er, what’s the verdict?

  4. Q says:

    Throwing in a dark horse guess – Dhivehi.

  5. Simon says:

    The answer is Juang, a Munda language spoken in Orissa in India

    The recording comes from the GRN.