Omniglot news (2004)
Please note: I'll be away from 22nd to 30th December
so will not be answering your messages during that time. Merry Christmas
and a Happy New Year to you all!
New pages in writing systems: Frisian,
New page: Happy Birthday in many languages
Please note: my email has been behaving strangely over
the past few weeks, but is working again now. If you've sent me a message
during this time I might not have received it so please try sending it again.
New page in writing systems: Sioux (Lakota/Dakota)
Improved page: Somali
New Tower of Babel translations: Kannada
and Old Church Slavonic
Improved page: Kannada
New pages in writing systems: Avallaen,
New pages in writing systems: Irxti Modern Alphabet and
Improved page: Cantonese
New pages in writing systems: Southern Sotho
New Tower of Babel translations: Anglo-Saxon
New page in writing systems: Banaag
New Tower of Babel translation: Tamil
Improved pages: Tamil and
New Tower of Babel pages:
Improved page: Cornish
Can any of you clever people think of proverbs in other
languages with a meaning similar to - Mol an óige agus
tiochfaidh sí (Praise the young and they will blossom)?
If you can, please write to Ivor Ferris at
New pages in writing systems: Cilthic and
New Tower of Babel pages:
New book store page: Xhosa
New pages: Shanghainese and
Improved pages: Mongolian and
New page in writing systems: Alphabetum Directum
New book store pages:
Improved pages: Deseret and
New page: Viozian
Improved pages: Braille,
New page: Midlander
Improved page: Hebrew
Improved pages: Uyghur and
Improved pages: Lao and
New pages: Mandaic,
Improved pages: Khmer,
New pages: Tower of Babel in Galician
New pages: Motekye's Sheren,
Sobatha and the
Tower of Babel in Sabethir
New page: Common Syllabics.
New page: Graffiti
Improved pages: Sindhi
New pages: Samoan
New pages: Luxembourgish
and the Tower of Babel in Nuer
New page: yapusazh
New page: Tower of Babel in Hindi
New page: Ihav Sabeired
New page: Tower of Babel in Bengali
New page: Malachim
New page: Nushu
Improved page: German -
now includes Sütterlin script.
New page: Kiribati (Gilbertese)
New pages: Adyghe and
New page: Avar
The email problems have recurred. If you sent a message
yesterday or the day before, I might not have received it.
The problems have now been fixed.
New multilingual phrases: "Happy Easter"
and "I love you"
Please note: my email has been a bit tempremental over the past few
days, so if you've sent me a message during this time, I might not have
received it. The problem has now been sorted.
New page: Sutton SignWriting
(Spoof) language news: Chinese characters to be phased out in China
New pages: Solresol,
Revised Shaw Abjad
New pages: Loma and
Braille for Chinese
New pages: Tigrinya,
and the Tower of Babel in Amharic and
Improved page: About this site
New pages: Mende,
Tower of Babel in Urdu
New pages: Alomian,
New page: Fenglish.
Improved page: Bengali
New pages: Comanche,
Improved page: Devanagari
New pages: Corsican and
Improved pages: Old Italic
New pages: Dungan
New pages: Abaza and
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