Language quiz

Here’s a recording in a mystery language.

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

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4 Responses to Language quiz

  1. cl says:

    Sounds like there are a few Arabic loanwords in the passage, like ‘dunya’ and ‘shetan’. Could be an Indian or Southeast Asian language.

  2. Roger Bowden says:

    Perhaps West African like Wolof or Fula languages.

  3. Jim Morrison says:

    I’ll try moré !!!

  4. Simon says:

    The answer is Kassonke or Western Maninka (Xaasongaxango), a Mande language spoken in Mali and Senegal.

    The recording comes from the GRN.