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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7 Responses to Language quiz

  1. mikiofpersia says:

    Something African?

  2. Roger Bowden says:

    I would agree, sounds from West Africa Ghana or Nigeria

  3. mikiofpersia says:

    I think this is Yoruba language spoken in Nigeria.

  4. Dan, ad nauseam says:

    I think I heard an cluster, (fl), which raises some questions as to most Niger-Congo languages.

  5. Jim Morrison says:

    Is it Moré? From Burkina Faso!

  6. Tigerfire says:

    For something completely out of left field, I’ll says that it sounds Austronesian and is probably Atayal, spoken in Taiwan.

  7. Simon says:

    The answer is Mandinka (Mandingo / لغة مندنكا), a Mande language spoken in Mali, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea-Bissau and Chad.

    The recording comes from the GRN.