Here’s the latest news from the world of Omniglot.
The new language pages this week are about:
- Manumanaw Karen, a Central Karen language spoken in the southwest of Kayah State in eastern Myanmar.
- Pa’O (ပအိုဝ်ႏ), a Karen language spoken in Shan, Kayin, Kayah and Mon states in eastern Myanmar.
- Huallaga Quechua (Wallaqa Runashimi), a Central Quechuan language spoken in the Department of Huánuco in central Peru.
There’s a new constructed script: Timescript, which was designed by Jacqui Fashimpur and which uses animation as a critical feature.
There are a new numbers pages in:
- Ancash Quechua (Anqas Qichwa), a Central Quechua language spoken in the Department of Ancash in northwestern Peru.
- Kichwa (Kichwa Shimi), a Northern Quechuan language spoken in southern Ecuador.
There’s also a new phrases page in Kichwa.
There are new articles, in Chinese, about:
- 单音节词根语文字拼音化问题 (Looking at the problem of pinyinization of Chinese characters from the perspective of phonetic and semantic structure)
- 从音义结构看汉字拼音化问题 (Problems of Pinyinization of Monosyllabic Root Words)
The mystery language in last week’s language quiz was Nias (Li Niha), a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken on Nias Island and the Batu Islands off the west coast of Sumartra in Indonesia.
I wrote a new song this week: Quiet Please