Here’s the latest news from the world of Omniglot.
This week there are new language pages about:
- Haroi, a Chamic language spoken in southern Vietnam.
- Palikúr (Pa’ikwaki), a Northern Arawakan language spoken in Brazil and French Guiana.
- Suwawa, a Philippine language spoken in the district of Suwawa in the Bone Bolango Regency in Gorontalo Province on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia.
There are new numbers pages in:
- Bambassi (Màwés Aasʼè), an Omotic language spoken in the Benishangul-Gumuz Region of western Ethiopia.
- Apurinã (ドゥナンムヌイ), an Arawakan language spoken in the states of Amazonas and Mato Grosso in Brazil.
- Ewondo, a Bantu language spoken in Cameroon.
On the Omniglot blog this week we have posts about Wurbling Wurblers, about Scots words for crawling, worms and related things; the League of the Lexicon, a new language-based game that was launched this week, and the usual Language Quiz. See if you can guess what language this is:
Here’s a clue: this language is spoken mainly in Mozambique.
The mystery language in last week’s language quiz was Dogri (डोगरी / ڈوگری), a Western Pahari language spoken in the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab in northern India.
I started a new series on Radio Omniglot this week called Celtic Pathways, in which I explore connections between Celtic languages, and search for Celtic roots in other languages. such as English, French and Spanish. This is something I’ve been thinking about doing for quite a while, and finally got round to. The first episode looks at words for Languages and Tongues.