Here’s a recording in a mystery language. Do you know or can you guess which language it is, and where it’s spoken?
I would guess that it’s Kurdish, mostly spoken in Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria. Could be another Iranic language however; such as Dari, Tajik, Pashto or even something more obscure like Luri.
I’m gonna go one further and say it’s Sorani Kurdish.
Dwi’n credu Manaweg mae rhyw flas Gwyddelig arno fe rhyw sut, A’i iaith Goidel yw e neu beth?
Adam – nid iaith Celtaidd ydy hi.
AR got it -the language is indeed Ossetianian (ирон æвзаг / дигорон æвзаг), an Iranian langauge spoken mainly in Ossetia, a region that is partly in Russia and partly in Georgia.
The recording is of Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and was made by Taymuraz Zaseev.
Here’s the Ossetian text:
Адӕймӕгтӕ се ‘ппӕт дӕр райгуырынц сӕрибарӕй ӕмӕ ӕмхуызонӕй сӕ барты. Уыдон ӕххӕст сты зонд ӕмӕ намысӕй, ӕмӕ кӕрӕдзийӕн хъуамӕ уой ӕфсымӕрты хуызӕн.
Taymuraz Zaseev was in the “artist name” tag…
Well done guys! I was off by a thousand miles! I remember reading that persian was the most beautiful language on earth, I think that it was in the memoirs of the pirate Trelawney, who was a friend of Shelley.
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