3 thoughts on “Language quiz

  1. Well it sounds like the exasperated man at the beginning is calling out to Allah, and the person speaking later sounds like a speaker of something within the Indonesian archipelago. So, my guess is something from Sumatra or Java or another Indonesian island with a Muslim majority population. Am I close?

  2. The language is Simeulue, a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken in Simeulue, an island off the west coast of Sumatra in Indonesia.

    The recording comes from YouTube:

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