Omniglot news 2016

25th December

New languages: Angami, Bisu, Dalmatian, Dongotono, Fur, Istriot, Marba and Toposa

New numbers pages: Dalmatian, Fanagalo, Kristang and Lango

New time page: Kadazandusun

New articles:
- How to wish Merry Christmas in Italian
- What are language disorders?

Merry Christmas!

18th December

New numbers page: Futunan

New phrases pages: Bemba, Comanche, Ossetian and Veps

New articles:
- The language of food
- 5 Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Baby Sign Language
- The Connection between Language and Memory
- Is there universality to language development?
- The Differences Between Native Speakers And Philologists - Pros and Cons of Learning More than One Language Simultaneously
- Professional Slang in Web Design
- The language map - what it is and how it helps you learn languages
- Talking Without Talking

11th December

New constructed script: Wata’echi / Southern Archipelago Script

New phrases pages: Bislama, Chuvash, Kashubian and Saterland Frisian

New numbers pages: Arikara and Tsuut'ina

New articles:
- 7 Apps for Learning a Foreign Language
- How to find the efficient translator for error-free translation
- How The Brain Does Language
- 5 Reasons to Learn Ukrainian

4th December

New languages: Guaymí, Muna, Nkore and Sarcee

New phrases pages: Kumyk and Nkore

New numbers pages: Muna and Nkore

New section: Terms of endearment in Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Welsh

New Tower of Babel translations: Ezaa, Ikwo and Izi

New article: 8 Strategies to Master Russian Pronunciation for Beginners

27th November

New languages: Jita, Kurti, Wandamen and Yabem

New constructed/adapted scripts: Betadel, Tengwar for High Valyrian and xliú Σgrén πzwén

New phrases pages: Marshallese and Turkmen

New Tower of Babel translation: Kurti

New article: Why should you learn Arabic?

20th November

New alphabet for Uyghur: Durustal

New languages: Awing, Beli, Machiguenga, Nanti, Pinyin, Yucuna and Zinza

New phrases pages: Cree and Southern Ndebele

New article: How to Get a Job in Europe as a Non-EU Applicant

Improved pages: Belarusian phrases, Kashmiri language, Russian idioms

13th November

New languages: Bandial, Hajong, Ikizu, Kambari and Rohingya and Hanifi

New phrases page: Garifuna

New articles:
- 5 Best Films to Watch While Studying Italian
- New Era Update for the Centuries-Old Yiddish Language

New recordings: Scots phrases

Improved page: Aragonese phrases

6th November

New languages: Roviana and Sena

New phrases pages: Cree and Luganda

New numbers pages: Hiligaynon and Roviana

New articles:
- Learning Russian: Easy Way to Start
- Origin of Language

New Tower of Babel translation: Northern Ndebele of South Africa

Improved page: Sakao

30th October

New languages: Magahi and Palula

New phrases pages: Ladino and Magahi

New numbers page: Bikol

New article: The Many Dialects and Evolution of the Chinese Market

23rd October

New languages: Balti, Koyukon, Rennellese and Shina

New constructed script: Oriscript

New phrases page: Hiligaynon

New numbers page: Rennellese

New articles:
- 5 Great Resources for Medical Translators
- From Babbling To Full Sentence: How Children Acquire A Language - Stage By Stage
- 10 Corporate Foreign Language Training Trends in 2016
- Importance of Interpreters in Schools
- Listening: A Powerful Tool That Will Make You Go From Walking To Flying On Your Spanish Learning

Improved page: Burushaski

16th October

New page: Arwi Arabic script for Tamil

New constructed script: Color Script

New phrases pages: Bikol, Northern Ndebele of South Africa and Tajik

New numbers page: Odia (Oriya)

New articles:
- The Top 5 Techniques For Improving Your American Accent
- How to Overcome the Fear of Writing in a Foreign Language
- Learning a foreign language as the best tool to understand yourself
- 7 Most Popular Invented Languages in Film

Improved pages: Czech and Russian numbers

9th October

New alphabet: Adlam

New language: Comorian

New constructed scripts: Myanrik and Oakscript

New numbers pages: Deg Xinag and Khasi

New page: Language-Related Events

New articles:
- Creative Spanish Learning Games - Learning Process Helpers
- Why learn Basque?

Improved pages: Fula(ni), Kurmanji Kurdish phrases and Maldivian phrases

2nd October

New language: Deg Xinag

New constructed script: Hynna

New articles:
- Learning Japanese – It Has Become a Social Thing
- 4 Reasons Why it is Difficult to Learn a New Language as an Adult

New recordings: Nahuatl phrases

25th September

New language: Khasi

New constructed script: Escritura Ondeada

New adapted scripts: Inglith and Portugárabe

New phrases page: Do you come here often?

New Tower of Babel translations: Gheg Albanian and Maldivian

New articles:
- 5 Types of Awkward Wording to Avoid
- 5 Cleverly Wicked Ways to Make Learning a Foreign Language Entertaining

18th September

New languages: Kituba, Monégasque, Réunion Creole, Ticuna, Yao

New numbers page: Timbisha

New articles:
- How to Start Thinking in a Language You Are Mastering
- Use This Memory Hack to Learn a Language

11th September

New language: Seneca

New phrases pages: Chichewa, Walloon

New numbers pages: Greek, Mohawk, Seneca, Toba Batak

New articles:
- How to speed up your language learning
- How to Improve Your Foreign Language Comprehension

4th September

New languages: Tarahumara and Timbisha

New phrases pages: Míkmaq, Swazi and Venda

New numbers page: Cayuga and Tarahumara

New articles:
- 10 Ways To Speed Up the Study of Scandinavian Languages
- Selfie and Other Words With -ie
- 8 Constructions You Should Avoid in English Writing

Improved page: Tsonga phrases

28th August

New language: Gamilaraay

New constructed scripts: Kalis and Levitic

New adapted script: Yuht Tai Sé Fòng Faat / 粵泰寫方法

New phrases page: Altay

New numbers pages: Gothic, Tulu

New tongue twisters page in: Irish

Improved page: Kalmyk phrases

21st August

New constructed script: Yembik

New numbers page: Maithili

New articles:
- 10 Reasons to Learn a Second Language
- So-called 'untranslatables' complicate word-for-word equivalent translation while providing unique cultural insight
- Why and how to learn minority languages

New Tower of Babel translation: Tulu

14th August

New constructed script: Keburi

New phrases pages: Aymara and Maithili

New numbers pages: Innu, Rade Sedang

New articles:
- History of 6 Most Popular English Idioms - Don't know how to find free time for learning a foreign language? These tools will help you

7th August

New page: Phrase finder - see phrases in any combination of two languages.

New language: Kankanaey

New numbers pages: Kankanaey and Tolowa

New Tower of Babel translations: Hanga, Kikuyu, Liangmai Naga, Maninka, Nkore, Pochuri, Psikye, Sukuma, Tangsa, Toma

New articles:
- The Importance of Clear Written Communication in Business
- How do I tell if I can pick up a second language faster than others?

31st July

New constructed scripts: Engarun, Gaan Khaa and Senyas Baybayin

New numbers page: Kokborok

New Tower of Babel translations: Baga, Bandial, Basari, Enlhet, Kashinawa, Kumam, Nishi, Twi, Yao

New article: Arabic (العَرَبِيَّة)

24th July

New languages: Amarasi, Awara, Barai, Blagar, Dhao, Koti, Rade

New constructed script: Filipinyin

New numbers pages: Kei, Ngadha, Paama, Rongga

New Tower of Babel translations: Adi, Kokborok, Kom, Nivaclé, Rade

17th July

New languages: Amele, Anuki, Araki, Ashéninka, Buhutu, Busa, Kakabai, Kanasi, Kaninuwa, Kapingamarangi, Western Rote

New numbers pages: Araki, Ende-Li'o, Manggarainese, Nogai, Toki Pona

New articles:
- 6 Commonly Misspelled Words in English
- First Words
- What Language to Learn? 5 Languages That May Become Useful In The Future
- The 6 Most Popular Myths About Language Learning
- The extreme linguistic diversity of Papua New Guinea

New Tower of Babel translations: Bru, Palawano, Pennsylvania German, Shan

10th July

New languages: Are and Sierra Leonean Creole

New constructed script: Espurar

New numbers page: Kapingamarangi

New Tower of Babel translations: Are, Anuki, Ashéninka, Blagar, Buhutu, Busa, Dhao, Kakabai, Kanasi, Kaninuwa, Kankanaey, Kapingamarangi, Kosarek, Koti, Lole, Lukpa, Nogai, Ringgou, Tetum, Tii, Waray-Waray, Western Rote

3rd July

New languages: Ende-Li'o and Kerinci

New constructed scripts: Thieves' Ogham and Todocisian

New numbers pages:Novial, Xhosa and Zulu

New articles:
- Raising A Child in a Multi-Culture Home
- Unlocking The World's Oldest Language Mysteries

26th June

New language: Stellingwarfs

New constructed script: Aleiö

New adapted script: Polskizcyrylicą

New numbers pages: Crow, Ido, Laz, Mingrelian, Interlingue / Occidental, Svan

New articles:
- A Few Portuguese Idioms
- Is it possible to teach your children two languages at once?

19th June

New colours page: Welsh

New articles:
- Scientific Babel: Why English Rules
- A quick guide to the language of the Internet

12th June

New constructed scripts: Simple English Alphabet and Bhāratalipi Unified Indian Script (BLUIS)

New adapted script: Cyrillic Navajo

New phrases pages: Limburgish and Mauritian Creole

New numbers page: Ga

5th June

New languages: Coeur d'Alene and Tsakonian

New phrase: Have a nice weekend

New articles:
- How Technology Changes the Meaning of Familiar Words
- Learning a Foreign Language: Are You Making These 8 Mistakes?
- New Technology Offers Translation on the Go

27th May

New languages: Chinook and Halkomelem

New constructed script: Triroglyphs

New article: Language Immersion that Should Work for You

New recordings: Estonian phrases

22nd May

New languages: Luseño and Lushootseed

New constructed script: Nortish

New phrase: I am the king of the chickens

New recordings of the Hungarian phrases, Swahili alphabet, Swahili numbers and the Tower of Babel in Swahili

15th May

New language: Jeju

New constructed scripts: LLL for Korean and Marulipi

New articles:
- Vocabulary Volume: How to Find Your Perfect Word Count for the Day
- Spanish Immersion

8th May

New articles
- Accelerated Language Learning: 6 Ways to Boost Learning a New Language
- Astrolinguistics: Is Anybody Out There?

This week I have mainly been at the Polyglot Gathering in Berlin having fun meeting lots of other polyglots and practising my languages, so I haven't had much time to add new material to Omniglot. Normal service will resume after I get home next week.

1st May

New languages: Chilcotin and Cocopah

New articles:
- How the "R" in English differs from other languages
- Online Tools for your ESL Classroom
- 11 Great Spanish Learning Tools

New recordings: Manipuri phrases

Improved pages: Lozi and Manipuri

24th April

New phrases pages: Extremaduran and Manipuri

New article: 7 Odd Japanese Words Gleaned from Other Languages

Improved page: Rusyn phrases

17th April

New languages: Bari, Sekani and Wichita

New birthday song in: Persian (Farsi)

New recordings: Hindi numbers and Venetian phrases

10th April

New languages: Caddo and Pawnee

New constructed script: Varaksian

New phrases pages: Lower Sorbian and Upper Sorbian

Improved pages: Chechen phrases and Cornish numbers

3rd April

New language: Arikara

New constructed scripts: Eangsæx and Lierean

27th March

New languages: Kashaya and Northern Pomo

New recordings: Belarusian phrases and Ewe phrases

Improved page: Ido phrases

20th March

New languages: Nuxalk and Southern Pomo

New articles:
- A Few Tricks to Understanding the Difference between American and British English
- Multilingual Accessibility in International Communities
- Basque: Not So Exotic, but Uniquely Interesting

13th March

New language: Northern Paiute

New alphabet: Maghrebi Arabic alphabet

New phrases pages: Kalmyk and Romani

New article: Don't Make This Common Multi-Language Contract Mistake

6th March

New language: Tunisian Arabic

New phrases page: Guaraní

New numbers page: Orok / Uilta

New articles:
- The Future of Foreign Language Learning?
- How to choose a good book to learn a language

28th February

New languages: Efik and Ibibio

New phrases page: Efik

New numbers page: Efik

New articles:
- This is Your Brain on Languages - And It's All Good
- An American Traveling to the UK? Learn a Little Vocabulary
- The Pitfalls of Literary Translation
- 7 Fun Language Learning Activities

New recordings of the Tower of Babel in Belarusian and Russian

21st February

New languages: Assiniboine, Biloxi, Chiwere, Fala, Ripuarian and Stoney

New constructed script: Chetlivitza

New phrases: Cimbrian

New numbers page: Assiniboine and Cimbrian

New articles:
- Learning the Basics of Any Language Fast - 7 Tips and Tricks
- Child Language Acquisition: It’s Not Just Baby Talk

14th February

New languages: Limburgish and Romániço

New constructed scripts: Elmas and Su'6 Tang6n Jang

New numbers pages: Chiwere Low German and Romániço

New phrases page: Romániço

New Tower of Babel translation: Romániço

New articles: 10 languages that are easiest for native English speakers to learn

Improved page: Shanghainese phrases

7th February

New languages: Emilian-Romagnol, Fiji Hindi, Ligurian and Mòcheno

New phrases page: Bashkir

New numbers page: Ligurian

New articles:
- The Most Valuable Languages for an MBA to Learn
- How Language Learning Helps You Become A Broad-Minded Person

Improved page: Bashkir

31st January

New language: Picard

New numbers pages: Gilaki, Oroshor Sanglechi and Wakhi

New article: Interpretation through the Ages

Improved page: Assamese phrases

24th January

New writing system: Avoiuli

New languages: Khufi, Oroshor, Rushani and Sanglechi

New numbers page: Ishkashimi

17th January

New languages: Bartangi, Kongo, Ishkashimi

New article: What Free Online Translation Means to Translation Companies

Improved pages: Gilaki, Kpelle, Mazandarani

10th January

New languages: Cypriot Arabic and Khorasani Turkic

New constructed script: Tactile Rila Sign System

Improved pages: Archi, Dargwa, Hunzib, Khwarshi and Lak

3rd January

New languages: Arakanese and Bodo

New article: The Evolution of The English Language

A Multilingual Happy New Year!

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