This week’s new languages are: Uduk, Bardi, Kumandy and Lun Bawang
- Uduk (‘Twāmpā) – a Nilo-Saharan language spoken in Sudan and South Sudan.
- Bardi – a Western Nyulnyulan language spoken in the Kimberley region in the north of Western Australia.
- Kumandy (куманды) – a Northern Altai language spoken mainly in the Altai Republic and Altai Krai in the south of the Russian Federation.
- Lun Bawang (Buri’ Lun Bawang) – a North Bornean language spoken in Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei.
There’s a new phrases page in Tuvan (тыва дыл), a Turkic language spoken in the Republic of Tuva in Siberia in the south of the Russian Federation.
There’s a new numbers page in Wichita (Kirikir’iis), a Northern Caddoan language that was spoken in Caddo County in Western Oklahoma in the USA, and which is currently being revived.
There’s a new article about How to Learn a Language Using Stories.
The answer to last week’s language quiz was Arakanese (ရခိုင်ဘာသာ), a Burmese language spoken in Rakhine state in the southwest of Burma/Myanmar.
This week’s Adventure in Etymology looks at the origins of the word circle.