Language quiz

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Here’s a recording in a mystery language.

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

I don’t know what language this is. While waiting on Birmingham New Street station last Monday I saw a couple with a young daughter. They were talking this language and at first I thought based on its sounds and their appearance that it was some kind of Chinese. When I listened more closely I thought it probably wasn’t Chinese, but sounds like a language from somewhere in South East Asia, and probably a tonal one, though not Thai or Vietnamese. I didn’t get a chance to ask them what language it was.

Apologies for the quality of the recording. I recorded this on a train and there was a lot of background noise, which I tried to remove, but this has affected the speech to some extent.

2 thoughts on “Language quiz

  1. There seems to be one or two Portuguese words in this , if so then could it be from East Timor.

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