Omniglot News (11/06/23)

Here’s the latest news from the world of Omniglot.

There are new language pages about:

  • Ngadha (Nââ kwényï), a Sumba-Flores language spoken on the island of Flores in eastern Indonesia.
  • Kéo (sara kita / sara ndai), a Sumba-Flores language spoken on the island of Flores in eastern Indonesia.
  • Palu’e (sara Lu’a), a Sumba-Flores language spoken on the island of Palu’e in eastern Indonesia.

New numbers page: Lushootseed, Klallam, Halkomelem, Comox and Okanagan, which are all Salishan languages spoken in British Colombia in Canada, and Washington State in the USA.

There’s a new Omniglot blog post about the word Tarn and related words, and the usual Language Quiz. See if you can guess what language this is:

Here’s a clue: this language is spoken in Mindanao in the Philippines.

The mystery language in last week’s language quiz was Nivaclé (Guisnai), a Matacoan language spoken in the Gran Chaco region of northwestern Paraguay and northern Argentina.

In this week’s Celtic Pathways podcast we uncover the Celtic origins of the word Truant.

There are new Celtiadur posts entitled Merciful and Parts and Pieces, and I also improved the post about words for Sorrow & sadness.

I made improvements to the Yi script page, and made a separate page for the Nuosu language.

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