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Here’s the latest news from the world of Omniglot.
There are new language pages about:
- Balantak (wurung Balantak), a Celebic language spoken in central Malekula Island in Vanuatu.
- Tuamotuan (Reʻo Paʻumotu), a Polynesian language spoken in the Tuamotu archipelago in French Polynesia.
- Lenakel (Netvaar), a Southern Oceanic language spoken mainly on Tanna Island in Tafea Province in southern Vanuatu.
There’s a new numbers pages in: Balantak, Tuamotuan, Warlpiri and Zaza(ki).
There’s a new Omniglot blog post about the French word Chez, as in chez moi and chez nous, and one about the phrase Teaching School, which sounds a bit strange to me, but apparently it’s normal in American English, and the usual Language Quiz. See if you can guess what language this is:
Here’s a clue: this language is spoken in Micronesia.
The mystery language in last week’s language quiz was: Shawnee (Sawanwa), a Central Algonquian language spoken in Oklahoma in the USA.
There’s a new Celtic Pathways podcast called Top Tips which looks into words for top, tip and related things in Celtic and other languages.
On the Celtiadur blog there’s a new post entitled A Pair of Twos about words for two and related things in Celtic languages.
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