Here are details of the latest developments on Omniglot websites and blogs.
There are four new language pages on Omniglot this week, which are:
- Agutaynen, a Philippine language spoken in the Province of Palawan in the Mimaropa region in the east of the Philippines.
- Jarud (ᠵᠠᠷᠤᠳ), a variety of Mongolian spoken in Jarud Banner in the east of Inner Mongolia in northern China.
- Komering (Cawa Komering), a Lampungic language spoken in the Indonesian provinces of Lampung and South Sumatra in the south of Sumatra island.
- Kaitag (хайдакьан гъай), a Northeast Caucasian language spoken in Dagestan in the south of the Russian Federation.
There’s a new constructed script: Jyutcitzi (粵切字), which is a way to write Cantonese using combinations of Chinese characters to represent sounds phonetically which was devised by the Cantonese Script Reform Society. It looks something like this:
There are a new numbers pages in: Chipewyan (Dënesųłıné), Sekani (Tse’khene) and Agutaynen, and there’s a new page about Cistercian Numbers, an interesting numeric system that was developed by Cisterican monks in the early 13th century.
The mystery language in last week’s language quiz was Kaitag (хайдакьан гъай), a Northeast Caucasian language spoken in Dagestan in the Russian Federation.
I also made improvements to the Celtiadur post about verbs for To See & To Be.