Here’s the latest news from the world of Omniglot.
There are new language pages about:
- Fordata (vaidida), a Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian spoken in the Tanimbar archipelago in the province of Maluku in eastern Indonesia.
- Lamaholot, a Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian spoken on Flores, Solor and nearby islands in the province of East Nusa Tengara in eastern Indonesia.
- Alorese, a Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian spoken in the Alor Regency in East Nusa Tenggara Province in eastern Indonesia.
New constructed script: Lofrati, a script invented by Sahin Ozmen that is modelled on Arabic and Hebrew scripts, and is used to write a constructed language by the same name.
New constructed script: Our Secret Garden, a script based on flowers created by Rodrigo Witzel.
New constructed script: Plutonian, an alternative alphabet for English devised by Aiden Neuding.
Here’s a clue: this language is spoken in the far north of the Russian Federation.
The mystery language in last week’s language quiz was Butuanon, a Southern Bisayan language spoken in Agusan del Norte and Agusan de Sul provinces in Mindanao in the Philippines.
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