Omniglot News (24/03/24)

Omniglot News

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

There are new language pages about:

  • Jibu, a Central Jukunoid spoken in Taraba State in eastern Nigeria.
  • Oroha, a Southern Solomonic language spoken in the south of Small Malaita Island in Malaita Province in the east of the Solomon Islands.

There’s a new page about Neolatin, an international auxiliary language designed to be used by speakers of different Romance languages to communicate with one another, and also Phrases, Numbers, Time, Family words and Weather pages in Neolatin

New constructed script: Script of the All-Seers (Lishan Oiad), which was invented by Kitsune Sobo as the native script of the alien All-Seers in the fictional Rhodinoverse.

Sample text in Script of the All-Seers

New numbers pages:

  • Jibu, a Central Jukunoid spoken in Taraba State in eastern Nigeria.
  • Oroha, a Southern Solomonic language spoken on Small Malaita Island in the east of the Solomon Islands.
  • Kryts (цIека meз), a Northeast Caucasian language spoken in the Quba district in the northeast of Azerbaijan.

On the Omniglot blog we’re Noodling About Nurdles, and there’s the usual Language Quiz. See if you can guess what language this is:

Here’s a clue: this language is distantly related to Finnish and is spoken in Russia.

The mystery language in last week’s language quiz was Achuar-Shiwiar (Achuár chícham), a Chicham language spoken in Peru and Ecuador.

The recording comes from YouTube

In this week’s Adventure in Etymology, we’re Noodling About Noodles.

On the Celtiadur blog there’s a new post about words for heart, centre and related things, and I made improvements to the posts about words for Streets and Ants.

Finally, with all this noodling about, I was inspired to write a new song called Noodling. It goes something like this:

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