9 thoughts on “Language Quiz

  1. It seemed to me Faliscan, Oscan or some other Italic one, but … wow !… how quickly the answer appears!

  2. Hmm, my thought was that the phonology resembled Greek, but the underlying words sounded much closer to the vocabulary of a Romance language. But maybe that’s what Oscan was like, or maybe even that was the strategy they took when trying to reconstruct it.

  3. The language is Oscan (FANGVAM OSCA / 𐌀𐌊𐌔𐌏 𐌌𐌀𐌖𐌂𐌍𐌀𐌚), an Italic language that was spoken in southern Italy between about the 5th and 1st centuries BC.

    The recording comes from YouTube:

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