5 thoughts on “Language Quiz

  1. The language is Abnaki which is similar to Malecite ( or Maliseet) spoken in my province of New Brunswick Canada.

  2. Based on the one English word, I was going to guess something spoken in the Dakotas…

  3. I knew it could be an Algonkian language. They do not have the phonetic complexity of the Athapascan. I know how to distinguish them from the Iroquois and the Siouan – they sound very similar to me – and certainly they do not resemble the very complex Salish at all, with its infinity of ejectve sounds.
    After reading what Hank wrote, I searched and watched the clip of the Abenaki creation story.

  4. Abenaki. At first I thought it must be Algonquian but then I heard the distinctive [ɔ̃]

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