Here’s the latest news from the world of Omniglot.
New writing system: Komering, a traditional script from the province of South Sumatra in Indonesia that was used to write Komering, a Lampungic language spoken along the Komering River.
There are new language pages about:
- Yamdena (Yakw), a Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian spoken mainly on Yamdena and Selaru islands in the Tanimbar archipelago in Maluku Province in eastern Indonesia.
- Kei (Veveu Evav), a Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian spoken in the Kei Islands in Maluku Province in eastern Indonesia.
- Fordata (vaidida), a Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian spoken in the Tanimbar archipelago in Maluku Province in eastern Indonesia.
New fictional script: Nunkish, which appears in the Violet Evergarden (ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン) anime TV series, and is used to write Nunkish, an encrypted version of Tamil.
New constructed script: Urin Qichwa Simipaq Musuq Qillqa, an alternative way to write Southern Quechua invented by TheDankBoi69.
Here’s a clue: this language is spoken in
The mystery language in last week’s language quiz was Dolgan (Дулҕан), a northern Turkic language spoken in the Taymyr Peninsula in the far north of the Russian Federation.
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