9 thoughts on “Language Quiz

  1. My immediate guess was going to be Okinawan, or something else in the Japonic family (but not Japanese itself) – so my final answer is effectively the same as Daniel’s.

  2. Not sure but there are some sounds that are reminiscent of some Asian language somewhat Japanese?)and the music is the pentatonic scale so it must at least be Asian.

  3. Japanese or something close to it. Can’t make out all the words, but for example kamisama doesn’t have any sound changes compared to Japanese.

  4. The answer is Yaeyama (Yaimamuni / 八重山物言 / ヤイマムニ), a Ryukyuan language spoken in the Yaeyama Islands in Japan.

    The recording comes from YouTube:

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