Here’s the latest news from the world of Omniglot.
This week there are new language pages about:
- Lhowa (ॱलोवा), a Central Bodish language spoken in Gandaki Province in central Nepal
- Yola (Yola Taalke), an Anglic language that was spoken in County Wexford in the southeast of Ireland until 1998, and which is currently being revived.
- Munji (مونجى) – an Eastern Iranian language spoken in northeastern Afghanistan
- Yidgha (یدغہ) – an Eastern Iranian language spoken in northern Pakistan
New adapated script:
Głagolicy (Ⰳⱉⰰⰳⱁⰾⰹⱌⱏ), a way to write Polish with the Glagolitic alphabet devised by Allison Powell. It looks like this:
Ⰲⱎⱏⱄⱌⱏ ⰾⱆⰼⰻⰵ ⱃⱁⰷⱘ ⱎⰻⱔ ⰲⱁⰾⱀⰻ ⰹ ⱃⱆⰲⱀⰻ ⰲ ⱄⰲⱁєⰺ ⰳⱁⰴⱀⱁⱎⰻⱍⰻ ⰹ ⱂⱃⰰⰲⰰⱈ. Ⱄⱘ ⱁⰱⰴⰰⰶⰵⱀⰹ ⱃⱁⰸⱆⰿⰵⰿ ⰹ ⱄⱆⰿⰻⰵⱀⰻⰵⰿ ⰹ ⱂⱁⰲⰹⱀⱀⰻ ⱂⱁⱄⱅⱔⱂⱁⰲⰰⱍⰻ ⰲⱁⰱⰵⱌ ⱎⰻⰵⰱⰻⰵ ⰲ ⰴⱆⱈⱆ ⰱⱃⰰⱅⰵⱃⱄⱅⰲⰰ.
There are also new numbers pages in:
- Lun Bawang (Buri’ Lun Bawang), a North Bornean language spoken in Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei.
- Yola (Yola Taalke)
- Ho (𑢹𑣉𑣉 𑣎𑣋𑣜 / hōō jagara), a Munda language spoken mainly in the Indian states of Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal.
There’s an Omniglot blog post about Pseudonyms and related words, a post entitled Distreetly Discrete, which is about keeping the words discrete and discreet discrete, and the usual Language Quiz. See if you can guess what language this is:
Here’s a clue: this language has the same name as a US state, although it is not spoken in that state.
The mystery language in last week’s language quiz was Pennsylvania Dutch / German (Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch), a variety of German spoken mainly in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana in the USA, and in Ontario in Canada.