Here’s the latest news from the world of Omniglot.
There are new language pages about:
- Gourmanchéma (gùlmàncéma), a Gur language spoken mainly in Burkina Faso, and also in Togo, Niger and Benin.
- Konkomba (Likpakpaln), a Gur language spoken mainly in northern Ghana, and also in northern Togo.
- Moba (Muaba), a Gur language spoken mainly in northern Togo, and also in southeastern Burkina Faso.
There’s a new constructed script called Mawar, which was created by Eko Wahyu Darmansyah to write his constructed language, Darman.
There are new numbers pages in:
- Rotuman (Fäeag Rotuma), an Oceanic language spoken mainly in the South Pacific island group of Rotuma.
- Phoenician, a Northern Semitic language that was spoken around the Mediterranean until about the 2nd century AD.
- Iu Mien (Iu Mienh), a Hmong-Mien language spoken in China, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand.
- Ewe (Èʋegbe), a Volta-Niger language spoken in Ghana, Togo and Benin.
Here’s a clue: this language is spoken in Micronesian.
The mystery language in last week’s language quiz was
Gallo (galo), a Romance language spoken in parts of Brittany and Normandy in the northwest of France.
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