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What's new on Omniglot?

This page lists significant additions and changes to Omniglot with the most recent at the top. The small changes I make every day are too numerous to include here.

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19th June

New colours page: Welsh

New articles:
- Scientific Babel: Why English Rules
- A quick guide to the language of the Internet

12th June

New constructed scripts: Simple English Alphabet and Bhāratalipi Unified Indian Script (BLUIS)

New adapted script: Cyrillic Navajo

New phrases pages: Limburgish and Mauritian Creole

New numbers page: Ga

5th June

New languages: Coeur d'Alene and Tsakonian

New phrase: Have a nice weekend

New articles:
- How Technology Changes the Meaning of Familiar Words
- Learning a Foreign Language: Are You Making These 8 Mistakes?
- New Technology Offers Translation on the Go

27th May

New languages: Chinook and Halkomelem

New constructed script: Triroglyphs

New articles:
- Language Immersion that Should Work for You
- Lunfardo (Lunfa): Slang in Buenos Aires

New recordings: Estonian phrases

22nd May

New languages: Luseño and Lushootseed

New constructed script: Nortish

New phrase: I am the king of the chickens

New recordings of the Hungarian phrases, Swahili alphabet, Swahili numbers and the Tower of Babel in Swahili

15th May

New language: Jeju

New constructed scripts: LLL for Korean and Marulipi

New articles:
- Vocabulary Volume: How to Find Your Perfect Word Count for the Day
- Spanish Immersion

8th May

New articles
- Accelerated Language Learning: 6 Ways to Boost Learning a New Language
- Astrolinguistics: Is Anybody Out There?

This week I have mainly been at the Polyglot Gathering in Berlin having fun meeting lots of other polyglots and practising my languages, so I haven't had much time to add new material to Omniglot. Normal service will resume after I get home next week.

1st May

New languages: Chilcotin and Cocopah

New articles:
- How the "R" in English differs from other languages
- Online Tools for your ESL Classroom
- 11 Great Spanish Learning Tools

New recordings: Manipuri phrases

Improved pages: Lozi and Manipuri

24th April

New phrases pages: Extremaduran and Manipuri

New article: 7 Odd Japanese Words Gleaned from Other Languages

Improved page: Rusyn phrases

17th April

New languages: Bari, Sekani and Wichita

New birthday song in: Persian (Farsi)

New recordings: Hindi numbers and Venetian phrases

10th April

New languages: Caddo and Pawnee

New constructed script: Varaksian

New phrases pages: Lower Sorbian and Upper Sorbian

Improved pages: Chechen phrases and Cornish numbers

3rd April

New language: Arikara

New constructed scripts: Eangsæx and Lierean

27th March

New languages: Kashaya and Northern Pomo

New recordings: Belarusian phrases and Ewe phrases

Improved page: Ido phrases

20th March

New languages: Nuxalk and Southern Pomo

New articles:
- A Few Tricks to Understanding the Difference between American and British English
- Multilingual Accessibility in International Communities
- Basque: Not So Exotic, but Uniquely Interesting

13th March

New language: Northern Paiute

New alphabet: Maghrebi Arabic alphabet

New phrases pages: Kalmyk and Romani

New article: Don't Make This Common Multi-Language Contract Mistake

6th March

New language: Tunisian Arabic

New phrases page: Guaraní

New numbers page: Orok / Uilta

New articles:
- The Future of Foreign Language Learning?
- How to choose a good book to learn a language

28th February

New languages: Efik and Ibibio

New phrases page: Efik

New numbers page: Efik

New articles:
- This is Your Brain on Languages - And It's All Good
- An American Traveling to the UK? Learn a Little Vocabulary
- The Pitfalls of Literary Translation
- 7 Fun Language Learning Activities

New recordings of the Tower of Babel in Belarusian and Russian

21st February

New languages: Assiniboine, Biloxi, Chiwere, Fala, Ripuarian and Stoney

New constructed script: Chetlivitza

New phrases: Cimbrian

New numbers page: Assiniboine and Cimbrian

New articles:
- Learning the Basics of Any Language Fast - 7 Tips and Tricks
- Child Language Acquisition: It’s Not Just Baby Talk

14th February

New languages: Limburgish and Romániço

New constructed scripts: Elmas and Su'6 Tang6n Jang

New numbers pages: Chiwere Low German and Romániço

New phrases page: Romániço

New Tower of Babel translation: Romániço

New articles: 10 languages that are easiest for native English speakers to learn

Improved page: Shanghainese phrases

7th February

New languages: Emilian-Romagnol, Fiji Hindi, Ligurian and Mòcheno

New phrases page: Bashkir

New numbers page: Ligurian

New articles:
- The Most Valuable Languages for an MBA to Learn
- How Language Learning Helps You Become A Broad-Minded Person

Improved page: Bashkir

31st January

New language: Picard

New numbers pages: Gilaki, Oroshor Sanglechi and Wakhi

New article: Interpretation through the Ages

Improved page: Assamese phrases

24th January

New writing system: Avoiuli

New languages: Khufi, Oroshor, Rushani and Sanglechi

New numbers page: Ishkashimi

17th January

New languages: Bartangi, Kongo, Ishkashimi

New article: What Free Online Translation Means to Translation Companies

Improved pages: Gilaki, Kpelle, Mazandarani

10th January

New languages: Cypriot Arabic and Khorasani Turkic

New constructed script: Tactile Rila Sign System

Improved pages: Archi, Dargwa, Hunzib, Khwarshi and Lak

3rd January

New languages: Arakanese and Bodo

New article: The Evolution of The English Language

Multilingual Happy New Year!

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