Omniglot News 2023 News / 소식

31st December

New languages: Choni, Kenswei Nsei and Vengo

New phrases page: Oshiwambo

New numbers pages: Oshiwambo, Adele and Proto-Uralic

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Laxness

New Adventure in Etymology: Lagniappe

New Celtiadur post: Justly Right

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24th December

New language: North Teke, Benga and Bamunka

New numerals page: Kaktovik (Iñupiaq) Numerals

New numbers page: Sikkimese

New Omniglot posts: Language Quiz and Decals

New Celtiadur post: Worms & Maggots

Improved Celtiadur post: Old

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Badgered Brochures

Improved page: Ojibwe phrases

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17th December

New languages: Oku and Mmen

New adapted script: Elifbaja Arabo-Shqip (Arabic-Albanian alphabet)

ەَ جیثەَ نْەرەَزیت لیندین تەَ لیرەَ ذە تەَ بارابارتەَ نەَ دینْیتەَت ذە نەَ تەَ درەیتا. ئاتا کانەَ ئارسوٌە ذە ندەَرجەجە ذە دوُهەت تەَ سیللەن ندای نْەَری تیەتریت مە فروٌمەَ وەللازەَریمی.

New adapted script: Surat Tana (Thaana script for Malay and Indonesian)

ސެމުއަ އޮރަޱް ޑިލަހިރްކަން މެރްޑެކަ ޑަން މެމްޕުޏައި މަރްޓަބަޓް ޑަން ހަކް-ހަކް ޔަޱް ސަމަ. މެރެކަ ޑިކަރުނިއައި އަކަލް ޑަން ހަޓި ނުރަނި ޑަން ހެންޑަކްޏަ ބެރްގައުލް ސަޓު ސަމަ ލައިމް ޑަލަމް ސެމަޱަޓް ޕެރްސައުޑަރައަން.

New phrases page: Wayuu

New numbers page: Mmen

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Goosnargh

New Celtiadur post: Pickaxe

New Adventure in Etymology: Virus

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10th December

New languages: Yanomamö, Bafanji, Medumba and Yasa

New adapted script: Mongŭlgariya

ᠸᠰᠢᠴᠺᠢ ᡥᠣᠷᠠ ᠰᡄ ᠷᠠᡷᠳᠠᡐ ᠰᠸᠣᠪᠣᠳᠨᠢ ᠢ ᠷᠠᠸᠨᠢ ᠫᠣ ᠳᠣᠰᡐᠣᠶᠨᠰᡐᠸᠣ ᠢ ᠫᠷᠠᠸᠠ᠃ ᡐᡄ ᠰᠠ ᠨᠠᠳᠠᠷᡄᠨᠢ ᠰ ᠷᠠᠽᡇᠮ ᠢ ᠰᡠᠸᡄᠰᡐ ᠢ ᠰᠯᡄᠳᠸᠠ ᠳᠠ ᠰᡄ ᠣᡐᠨᠠᠰᠶᠠᡐ ᠫᠣᠮᡄᡷᠳᡇ ᠰᠢ ᠸ ᠳᡇᡥ ᠨᠠ ᠪᠷᠠᡐᠰᡐᠸᠣ᠃

New phrases page: Wayuu

New numbers pages: Coeur d’Alene and Bafanji

New Tower of Babel translation: Yanomamö

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Shopping for Grasshoppers

New Celtiadur post: Axes and Hatchets

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Rotten Bran

Improved pages: Adaizan numbers page and Sango and West Jutlandic phrases pages.

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3rd December

New languages: Tanga and Kili

New constructed scripts: Final Fantasy Alphabets

Sample letters in the Yevon script

New adapted scripts: Ellinovalkanikó Kyrillikó Alfávito (Cyrillic for Greek) and Diacritical English:

л̭̀ х̄м̂н б́̌ŋс р̭́ б̃рн фр́́ н̭д к̗ы̄̂л н̬ д̌гн̌т̌ н̭д р̌гхтс. ð́̌ р̭́ н̗д̃ы́д ы̌ð р́̂с̃н н̭д к̃нс̌́нс́ н̭д ш̃̄лд к̭т т̃ы̂рдс н̰́ н̭̃ð́р н̬ а сп̌р̌т ф̰ бр̃ð́рх̃̃д.

New Tower of Babel translation: Aringa

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Titles

New Celtiadur post: Weak and Feeble

New Adventure in Etymology: Finger

Improved pages: Fang, Toda, Tindi, Tiriyó

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26th November

New languages: Hakha, Falam and Zotung

New adapted scripts: Eestilitsa (Cyrillic for Estonian) and Võrolitsa (Cyrillic for Võro)

New numbers pages: Chang, Salish, Hakha and Koryak (Chavchuven dialect)

New Tower of Babel translations: Hakha, Falam, Khumi, Ngawn and Zotung

New articles: Unlocking the Mind and World: The Bountiful Benefits of Bilingualism and The Cardiganshire "Goidelic" numerals and Cantre'r Gwaelod, are they connected?

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Saturn's Bathing Day

New Celtiadur post: Flowing Slowly

Improved Celtiadur posts: Life and Food

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Whisk(e)y and Biscuits

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19th November

New languages: Nukumanu, Mono, Lunda and Luba-Katanga

New numbers page: Nukumanu, Kinaray-a and Luba-Katanga

New phrases pages: Wymsorys and I would like ...

New Tower of Babel translation: Gilaki

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Catty-Cornered

New Celtiadur post: Deceitful Errors

Improved Celtiadur post: Expensive Fools and Young

New Adventure in Etymology: Bone

Improved pages: Dzongkha numbers, Ticuna language and Matoran alphabet

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12th November

New constructed script: Silabario Amazónico

Sample text in Silabario Amazónico

New languages: Waorani, Lhao Vo, Lashi and Rawang

New numbers pages: Kurtöp, Kulisusu, Tukang Besi and Cia-Cia

New Celtiadur post: Facing Opposition

Improved Celtiadur posts: Happy & fortunate, Animals

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Tarragon Dragons and What is Writing?

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Holding On

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5th November

New languages: Sawila, Karai-karai, Bole and Zaiwa

New numbers pages: Tokodede, Bole and Badaga

New idiom: As Snug as a Bug in a Rug

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Snudging & Snuggling

New Adventure in Etymology: Ghost 👻

New Celtiadur posts: Order

Improved Celtiadur posts: Bad, Frosty Ice and Quick, Fast & Lively

Improved pages: Lisu language and Fraser alphabet

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29th October

New languages: Arhuaco, Mussau-Emira, Gumuz and Avatime

New adapted script: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Arabialainen Kirjaimisto (Finno-Ugric Arabic Alphabet)

Article 1 of the UDHR in Suomalais-Ugrilainen Arabialainen Kirjaimisto (Finno-Ugric Arabic Alphabet)

New numbers pages: Arhuaco, Mussau-Emira and Kumak

New idiom: The Grass is always greener

New Omniglot blog posts: Losing the North

New Celtiadur posts: Hiding & Concealment and Sure, Certainly

Improved Celtiadur posts: Hills

New song: The Side Other

Simon Ager The Other Side (TT)

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Protruberences

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22nd October

New languages: Lavukaleve, Cocama, Nùng and Cua and Ta’Oi

New numbers pages: Cocama, Paicî and Cèmuhî

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Just a Smidgen

New Adventure in Etymology: Robust

New Celtiadur posts: Hiding & Concealment an dSize & Quantity

Improved Celtiadur posts: Left & North and Good

Improved pages: Georgian numbers

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15th October

New constructed script: Soneka

Sample text in the Soneka alphabet in Lingala

New constructed script: Oktyr

Sample text in the Oktyr alphabet

New adapated script: Tengwar for Greek

Sample text Tengwar for Greek

New languages: Urak Lawoi’, Bengkulu and Tobelo and Galela

New numbers pages: Urak Lawoi’, Heiltsuk and Haisla

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Jot & Tittle

New Celtiadur post: Great Big

Improved Celtiadur post: Right & South

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Great Big

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8th October

New languages: Igala, Daasanach, Waata and Hadiyya

New numbers pages: Hän, Igala and Iraqw

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Gaga

New Celtiadur post: Rewarding Gifts

Improved Celtiadur posts: Speckled and Spotted and Heavy

New Adventure in Etymology: Extravagant

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1st October

New language: Nume, Makaa and Sidama

New numbers pages: Mwotlap, Nume and Eastern Tawbuid

New Tower of Babel translations: Basa, Northern Tepehuán, Sidama

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Early Peaches

New Celtiadur post: Impeccable Peccadillos

Improved Celtiadur posts: Fists, Palms, Hands & Arms, Heat and Narrow

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Hands

Improved pages: Northern Tepehuán, Southeastern Tepehuán and Southwestern Tepehuán

New song: Ruith Air Falbh / Run Away!

Simon Ager Ruith Air Falbh / Run Away!

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24th September

New languages: Inuktun, Bangi, Nzadi and Tembo

New numbers pages: Inuktun, Aramaic, Makah, Kwak̓wala and Nuu-Chah-Nulth (Nootka)

New Tower of Babel translation: Bangi

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quis and Hanging Nails

New Celtiadur post: With and Without

New Adventure in Etymology: Weird

Improved pages: Cheyenne, Nuu-Chah-Nulth language pages, and Karaim numbers page.

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17th September

New languages: Tonkawa, Vamale, Nisu and Sani

New numbers pages: Ditidaht, Tonkawa, Shoshone and Comanche

New weather words page: Finnish

New Omniglot blog post: Language Quiz and Tents and Tenants

New Celtiadur page: Down Under

Improved Celtiadur posts: Trees, Wood(s) & Forests and Low

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Sacred Trees

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Improved page: Liqʼwala language.


10th September

New language: Tumulung Sisaala, Paasaal and Sisaali

New numbers pages: Tumulung Sisaala, Bench and Aari

New Tower of Babel translation: Tumulung Sisaala

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Pens and Pencils

New Adventure in Etymology: Up on the Downs

New Celtiadur posts: Take Note!

Improved pages: Japanese Kanji, Bench language

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3rd September

New languages: Buol, Talaud and Blaan

New constructed script: Wave

Sample text in Wave (All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.)

New phrases page: Blaan

New numbers pages: Keres and Blaan

New dates page: Vietnamese

New article: Why There's a Surge in People Learning Japanese

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Sailing Away

New Celtiadur post: Ships and Boats

Improved Celtiadur posts: Caves and Wide and Broad

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Hollows

New song: Stuff and Nonsense

Simon Ager Stuff and Nonsense

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27th August

New languages: Chaura, Esimbi and Iceve-Maci

New constructed script: Foamemes

Sample text in Foamemes

New constructed script: AlphaBeta's Dialect Phonetic Alphabet (ABDPA)

Sample text in AlphaBeta's Dialect Phonetic Alphabet (ABDPA)

New constructed script: Liran

Sample text in Liran

New numbers pages: Kpelle, Chaura and Kanuri

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Gadding About

New Adventure in Etymology: Crotchet (♩)

New Celtiadur post: Fearful Dread

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20th August

New languages: Nahavaq, Noakhailla and Mamasa

New constructed script: Terraphon

Sample text in Terraphon

New numbers pages: Zaghawa, Nahavaq and Istriot

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Hiding in Caves

New and improved Celtiadur posts: Ceilidh Companion, https://www.omniglot.com/celtiadur/2020/03/22/badgers/Badgers, Circles

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Phoney Rings

Improved pages: Zaghawa, Uzbek, Karakalpak, Uyghur, Kazakh and Tatar language pages

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13th August

New languages: Huehuetla Tepehua, Pááfang and Tai Hongjin

New constructed script: Kana Basic

Sample text in Kana Basic

New numbers pages: Huehuetla Tepehua, Karachay-Balkar and Tai Hongjin

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Goose Summer

New Adventure in Etymology: Twilight

New Celtiadur posts: Hiding & Concealment and Near and Close

Improved Celtiadur posts: Gods and Goddesses, Small and Big, Large & Great

New song: Farewell

Simon Ager Farewell

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6th August

New fictional alphabet: Sheikah

Sample text in Sheikah (in Japanese)

New languages: Thai Song, Oroko and Ninde

New numbers pages: Kupsabiny, Ludic, Qashqai, Western Yugur and Ili Turki

New and improved Celtiadur posts: Blindness, King

New Omniglot blog post: Language Quiz and Smiling Hum

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Cream

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30th July

New languages: West Uvean, Krache and Wayampi

New adapted script: Latvilica

Виси цилвеьки пиеѕимст бриьви ун виенлиьѕиьги саваь пашциењаь ун тиесиьбаьс. Вињи ир апвелтиьти ар сапраьту ун сирдсапзињу, ун вињием яьизтурас цитам прет циту браьлиьбас гараь.

New numbers pages: Ndyuka, Saramaccan, West Uvean, Papiamento and Bislama

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Singing Cows

New Celtiadur posts: Hard and Wheels, and I made improvements to the posts about Hills and Elbows

New Adventure in Etymology: Busk

Improved Celtiadur post: Hills

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23rd July

New writing system: Fox alphabet

Fox alphabet

New languages: Kyode, Emerillon and Sauk

New numbers pages: Kyode, Aiton, Caucasian Albanian and Fox

New phrases pages: Silly Finnish and Sauk

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Asunto

New Celtiadur posts: Beaks and Snouts and Hundred

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Gobs and Beaks

Improved page: Fox language

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16th July

New languages: Dharawal, Chungli Ao and Chumburung

New adapted script: Esperanturduo

چیوئ ہؤمؤئ ےستاس دےناسکے لیبےرائ کائ ےگالائ لاع دیگنؤ کائ رائتؤئ. یلی پؤسےداس راٹیؤن کائ کؤنسٹیےنٹؤن، کائ دےڤوس کؤندوتی ونو ال الیا ےن سپیریتؤ دے فراتےٹؤ.

New numbers pages: Chippewa, Kickapoo, Shuswap, Kiliwa and Chumburung

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Attics

New Celtiadur posts: Thirty and Twenty

New Adventure in Etymology: Fire

New song: Time

Simon Ager · Time / Amser

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9th July

New languages: Kafa, she shashishalhem and Nooksack

New numbers pages: Sinte Romani, Welsh Romani, Finnish Kalo and Caló

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Moon's Ear

New Celtiadur posts: Spears and Javelins and Decades

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Spears and Sceptres

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2nd July

New writing system page: Armeno-Turkish

Պիւթիւն ինսանլար հիւր, հաեսիեէթ վէ հաքլար պաքըմընտան էշիթ տoղարլար. Աքըլ վէ վիճտանա սահիփթիրլէր վէ պիրպիրլէրինէ քարշը քարտէշլիք զիհնիեէթի իլէ հարէքէթ էթմէլիտիրլէր.

New languages: Kar, Cebaara and Dan

New phrases page: I'm learning [your language]

New numbers pages: Waama and Kabiye

New Tower of Babel translation: Cebaara

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Oof! What a Hash!

New Celtiadur post: Nine

New Adventure in Etymology: Chair

In other news: I was interviewed by Carlos Yerba López for his Hyperpolyglot Activist channel on YouTube:

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25th June

New writing system: Komering Script

Sample text in the Komering script

New languages: Yamdena and Kei

New fictional script: Nunkish

Sample text in Nunkish

New constructed script: Urin Qichwa Simipaq Musuq Qillqa

Sample of Urin Qichwa Simipaq Musuq Qillqa

New numbers pages: Yamdena, Lampung and Komering

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Croissants and Cereal

New and improved Celtiadur posts: Eightsome and Pigs

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Hogging Sockets

New song: Patience

Simon Ager · Patience

Improved page: Somali and there are now separate pages for the Osmanya, Borama / Gadabuursi and Kaddare alphabets.

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18th June

New languages: Fordata, Lamaholot and Alorese

New constructed script: Lofrati

Sample text in Lofrati

New constructed script: Our Secret Garden

Sample text in Our Secret Garden

New constructed script: Plutonian

Sample text in Plutonian

New numbers pages: Fordata, Lamaholot, Alorese, Bunun, Tsou and Kerinci

New Omniglot blog posts: Language quiz and Roses (薔薇)

New Celtiadur posts: Booths and Sevenfold

New Adventure in Etymology: Bureau

Improved pages: Lota Ende and Incung script pages, and the Lio, Ende and Kerinci language pages.

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11th June

New languages: Ngadha, Kéo and Palu’e

New numbers pages: Lushootseed, Klallam, Halkomelem, Comox and Okanagan

New Omniglot blog post: Language Quiz and Tarn

New Celtiadur posts: Merciful and Parts & Pieces.

Improved Celtiadur post: Sorrow & sadness

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Wretched Truants

Improved pages: Nuosu language and Yi script

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4th June

New languages: Western Sisaala, Safaliba and Numèè

New adapted script: N'Ko Français

Sample text in N'Ko Français

New numbers pages: Frafra, Western Sisaala and Numèè

New time page: Tamil

New Tower of Babel version: Durustal

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Semesters

New Celtiadur posts: Hexagonal

New Adventure in Etymology: Friend

New song: Ho Ha Hey

Simon Ager · Ho Ha Hey

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28th May

New languages: ꞌAreꞌare, Bena and Kunda

New adapated script: Skript Amażigħ

Sample text in Skript Amażigħ

New phrases page: Oʼodham

New numbers page: Old Breton, Middle Breton, Bena, Kunda and Middle Irish

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Joyful Delight

New Celtiadur posts: Short Cuts and Quintuple

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Berets

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21st May

New languages: Chuwabu, Cèmuhî and Caac

New constructed script: Mawar Liarguwi

Sample text in the Mawar Liarguwi

New adapated script: Musraiu

Sample text in the Musraiu

New numbers page: Middle Cornish, Kabyle, Sardinian (Limba Sarda Comuna), Sardinian (Campidanese), Sardinian (Gallurese), Sardinian (Logudorese), Sardinian (Nuorese) and Sardinian (Sassarese)

New dates page: Korean

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Desks, Discs and Discos

New Celtiadur posts: Fourfold, Threesome

New Adventure in Etymology: Butler

Improved pages: Livvi-Karelian phrases, Logudorese Sardinian phrases, and there is now a separate page for Campidanese Sardinian phrases

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14th May

New languages: Balantak, Tuamotuan and Lenakel

New numbers pages: Balantak, Tuamotuan, Warlpiri and Zaza(ki)

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Teaching School and Chez Nous

New Celtiadur post: A Pair of Twos

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Top Tips

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7th May

New adapated script: Alphabetum Gothorum

Sample text in the Alphabetum Gothorum alphabet

New languages: Avava and Tokunoshima

New phrases page: Romanian Tatar

New numbers page: Avava

New dates pages: Scottish Gaelic, Welsh and Irish

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Beautifully Red

New Adventure in Etymology: Story

New Celtiadur post: One Alone

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30th April

New languages: Romanian Tatar, Namakura and Tirax

New numbers pages: Romanian Tatar, Namakura and Tirax

New dates page: How to write dates in Japanese

New Celtiadur post: Scratching Scrapes

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Cupboards, Cabinets and Closets

New Celtic pathways podcast: Donkeys

New song (in Scottish Gaelic): Thoir An Aire! (Watch Out!)

Simon Ager · Thoir An Aire (Watch Out)

Improved Celtiadur posts: To Write, Book and Donkeys. I also made improvements to the Celtic cognates index page.

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23rd April

New languages: Lewo and Tarama

New numbers pages: Kaska and Lewo

New Celtic cognates page: Prepositions

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and The Language Event

New Celtiadur post: Top Peaks

Improved page: Celtic cognates index page


16th April

New writing system: Palmyrene

A sample text in the Palmyrene script

New constructed script: Astanari

Sample text in Astanari

New constructed script: Inhglærantow

Sample text in Inhglærantow

New languages: Ahamb and Neve‘ei

New numbers pages: Ahamb, Neve‘ei and Daakaka

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Holidays

New Adventure in Etymology: Ship

New Celtiadur post: Roots

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9th April

New Celtiadur post: Leaves

New Omniglot blog post: Language Quiz

You can see some photos and videos from my adventures on the Isle of Skye this week on Instagram and TikTok.


2nd April

New writing system: Elymaic

A sample text in the Elymaic script

New constructed script: Arkaedian

Sample text in Arkaedian

New languages: Batuley, Bunak and Ambai

New numbers pages: Batuley, Fiji Hindi and Bunak

New Omniglot posts: Language Quiz, Skye

New Celtiadur post: Fatty Lard

There will be no Adventure in Etymology, Celtic Pathways podcast or Omniglot News podcast this week or next week as I am on holiday in Scotland learning Scottish Gaelic songs (see the Omniglot blog post about Skye for details). Normal service will resume after I get back.


26th March

New writing system: Koch Script

Sample text in the Koch script

New languages: North Efate, Nafsan and Koch

New constructed script: Qutdoiya Amexf Hazara

Sample text in the Qutdoiya Amexf Hazara

New English spelling system: SoundSpel

New phrases page: Mini

New numbers pages: Jakaltek, North Efate, Nafsan and Carrier (Dakelh)

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Rumbling Carts

New Celtiadur post: Sweet and Gentle

New Adventure in Etymology: Wheel

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Surface and Skin

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19th March

New writing system: Marchen

Sample text in the Marchen script

New writing system: Hatran

A sample text in the Hatran script

New constructed script: Badlit Anituun

Sample text in Badlit Anituun

New languages: Tajio and Jemez

New numbers pages: Tajio and Nagaibak

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Script Families

New Celtiadur post: Bright Lights

New Adventure in Etymology: Kith and Kin

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Shamrocks and Clover

Improved pages: The Bardic Alphabet (Coelbren y Beirdd)

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12th March

New languages: Picuris, Kiowa and Turka

New index of Writing Systems by Continent

New numbers pages: Llanito, Ch’ol, Karata and Kaitag

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Kiki

New Celtiadur post: Mighty Abilities

New Adventure in Etymology: Caboodle

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Towns and Beehives

Improved pages: Caucasian Albanian, Toto and Avoiuli script pages. Houses, Towns & Villages and Celtiadur posts.

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5th March

New writing systems: North Arabian and Chorasmian

New language: Mongsen Ao, Tewa and Northern Birifor

New constructed script: Tenrái

Sample text in Tenrái

New numbers page: Manipuri and Mavea

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Falling Apples

New Adventure in Etymology: Herbs

New Celtiadur post: Revenge

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Heights

Improved pages: South Arabian, Siddham, Sogdian script pages, and the Celtiadur post about words for High, Elevated, Noble and related things

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26th February

New writing system: Basahan

New writing system and language: Medefaidrin

Sample text in the Medefaidrin alphabet

New languages: Mavea, Ske and Lo-Toga

New constructed script: Aksara Naon

Sample text in Aksara Naon

New constructed script: Semanggi

Sample text in Semanggi

New numbers pages: Lo-Toga and Lakon

New Tower of Babel translation: Tiv

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Ietsiepietsie

New Adventure in Etymology: Wicker

New Celtiadur post: Baskets

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Hurdles

Improved page: Dives Akuru

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19th February

New languages: Dorig, Siwu and Logba

New constructed script: Trunic

Sample text in Trunic

New numbers pages: Dorig, Hiw and Logba

New family words page: Persian (Farsi)

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz andKissing Day

New Adventure in Etymology: Peace

New Celtiadur post: Early and Soon

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Land

Improved pages: Numerals in various writing systems, and Days, Cattle and Land, Parishes & Enclosures posts on Celtiadur.

Hear a recording of this week's news. See also radio.omniglot.com


12th February

New languages: Chayuco Mixtec, Anii and Hindko

New constructed script: Machaq Aymar

Sample text

New constructed script: Sulat Hiligaynon

Sample text in Sulat Hiligaynon

New adapted script: Bhalabali

ᬩᭀᬗ᭄ᬓᬾ ᬅᬩᬦ᭄ᬢᬸ ᬩᭊᬮ᭄ᬯ ᬩᬾᬔᬸᬮᬸᬮᬾᬓᬶᬮᬾ ᬩᬾᬮᬶᬗᬦ ᬦ᭄ᬕᬾᬲᬶᬣᬸᬦ᭄ᭊᬶ ᬦᬗᬫᬮᬸᬗᬾᬮᭀ᭟ ᬩᬳ᭄ᬮᬗᬦᬶᬲ᭄ᬯ ᬯᬸᬫ᭄ᬝᬩᬗᭀ ᬦᬗᬸᬦᬾᬫ᭄ᬩᬾᭊ ᭈ᬴ᬸᬣᬶ ᬓᬸᭈ᬴ᬦᬾᬮᬾ ᬩᬨᬣᬦᬾ ᬦ᭄ᬕᭀᬫᭀᬬ ᬯᭀᬩᬸᬜᬾ᭟

New constructed language: Anglish

New numbers pages: Anii, Chayuco Mixtec, Chamorro

New Omniglot blog post: Language Quiz and Musical Fun

New Adventure in Etymology: Bandanas

New Celtiadur post: Grave Ditches

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Bulls

Hear a recording of this week's news. See also radio.omniglot.com


5th February

New languages: Adele, Mbato and Tchaman

New constructed script: Tamiki

Sample text

New numbers pages: Eyak, Kanakanavu, Eastern Pwo Karen

New Tower of Babel translations: Wamey, Baka, Bahnar and Gagauz

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Gossipy Cancans

New Adventure in Etymology: Quibble

New Celtiadur posts: Burdensome Loads and Fees and Charges

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Baskets

Improved page: Western Apache

Hear a recording of this week's news. See also radio.omniglot.com


23rd January

New languages: Nkonya, Foodo and Dangme

New constructed script: Harahap - Toge Na Rata

New adapted script: Beomeouija

Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in English written with Beomeouija (an adapatation of the Korean Hangeul script for Sanskrit)

New phrases page: Dangme

New numbers pages: Chinook Jargon, Dangme, Ottawa

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Dampener

New Celtiadur post: Region and Country

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Rivers

New Adventure in Etymology: Haven

Improved page: Limburgish numbers

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22nd January

New languages: Abidji, Nyabwa and Wobé

New constructed script: Ukaliq

Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Inuktitut in the Utaliq alphabet

New adapted script: Nasema (ߣߊߛߍߡߊ)

ߥߊߕߎ ߥߐߕߍ ߥߊߡߍߛ߳ߟߌߥߊ ߤߎߙߎ߸ ߤߊߘ߳ߌ ߣߊ ߤߊߞߌ ߛ߳ߊߐ ߣߌ ߛߊߥߊ߷ ߥߐߕߍ ߥߊߡߍߖߊߟߌߥߊ ߊߞߌߟߌ ߣߊ ߘ߳ߊߡߌߙߌ߸ ߤߌߥ߳ߦߐ ߦߊߔߊߛߊ ߥߊߕߍߣߘߍߊߣߍ ߞߌߣߘߎߜߎ߷ 

New numbers page: Gamilaraay, Sgaw Karen and Waray-Waray

New family words page: Tamil

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Hooks, Kenchiku

New Celtiadur post: Scotland and an improved post: Shirts

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Fields and Quays

New Adventure in Etymology: Chemise

Hear a recording of this week's news. See also radio.omniglot.com


15th January

New languages: Ayizo, Ogba and Ikwerre

New constructed script: Verbeħen

Sample text in Verbeħen

New adapted script: Maldivian Arabic

آ قَانُونُ ٱلْأَسَاسِيُّڮٔ حِمَايَة لِبِڮٔنْ سِيَاسِي حِزْبُتَاّْ هِنْڮٞنٔ طَرِيقَاة تَه هَمَجٔهِفَي نُڣَانَمَ أ قَانـُونُڮٔه مِثَالَكِي اَلِفَانْ رُاڣَجَّنَمَ سَلاَمَة ڣَانٔ سِڋِاَكُ نٔيْه أتَكٔه بُرِيڮٔ عِمَارَاتُڮٔه مِثَالٔكٔڣٔ.

New numbers page: Jeju, Ikwerre and Nuer

New family words pages: Telugu and Marathi

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Half a Story

New Celtiadur post: Taking Hold

New Celtic Pathways podcast: Swans

New Adventure in Etymology: Obtuse Pronking

Improved pages: Digaro Mishmi language, Digaro Mishmi numbers, Muscogee (Creek-Seminole) phrases

In other news, my learning streak on Duolingo reached 2,000 days this week (2,003 today)! I'm currently studying languages for around 10 hours a week, and am focusing on Japanese, Scottish Gaelic and Spanish.

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8th January

New languages: Burarra, Yankunytjatjara and Limbum

New numbers pages: Maldivian, Venetian and Dagbani

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Cave Paintings Deciphered?

New Celtiadur post: Halves and Sides

New Celtic Pathways podcast: New & Year

New Adventure in Etymology: Harbouring Harbingers

Improved pages: Yindjibarndi language and Bassa phrases

Hear a recording of this week's news. See also radio.omniglot.com


1st January 2023

New language: Cheke Holo

New adapated script: Hokkien Imji

New numbers pages: Kara and Cheke Holo

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz and Seeding Discord

New Adventure in Etymology: Amok and Havoc

Improved Celtiadur pages: Fresh & New and Years

Hear a recording of this week's news. See also radio.omniglot.com

A Multilingual Happy New Year!

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