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. Roger Bowden says:

    In the vicinity of Hawaii?

  2. Lynnie says:

    Cook Islands Maori maybe.

  3. Christopher Miller says:

    Maori, at least from the bilabial fricatives including in what sounds like it would be spelled whenua (or perhaps whanua) in Maori (“land”).

  4. Simon says:

    The answer is Taihitian (te reo tahiti/te reo Māʼohi), a Polynesian language spoken mainly in French Polynesia.

    The recording comes from the GRN.