Here are details of the latest developments on Omniglot websites and blogs.
This week we have three new language pages on Omniglot, which are:
- Western Subanon (Sinubanon), a Philippine language spoken in the provinces of Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga Sibugay on the Zamboanga Peninsula in the Mindanao region in the south of the Philippines.
- Mamanwa (Minamanwa), a Philippine language spoken on the island of Mindanao in provinces of Agusan del Norte and Surigao del Norte in the Caraga region of the southern Philippines
- Bugkalot, a Philippine language spoken in the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya and Quirion in the north of Luzon in the Philippines.
There’s a new constructed script: Nkoma, an alternative way to write Lingala and other languages spoken in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) devised by Paoli Mbongo from Kinshasa.
There are a new numbers pages in: Muong (thiểng Mường) and Kri (meengq Kri), which are Vietic languages spoken in Vietnam and Laos, and Santali (ᱥᱟᱱᱛᱟᱲᱤ), a Munda language spoken in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.
The mystery language in last week’s language quiz was Talian (taliàn), a variety of Venetian spoken in the state of Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil.