Omniglot News New in various languages

This page lists significant additions and changes to Omniglot with the most recent at the top. The small changes I make every day are too numerous to include here.

The latest Omniglot news can also can be found on Twitter and RSS


25th October

New writing system: Aima

New languages: Daloa Bete, Kokborok and Khaling

New adapted script: Avestan for English

New phrases page: Bete (Daloa)

New numbers page: Armenian (Western)

New blog posts: Quiz, Sinking Basins and Plurality

New Celtiadur post: Fish

Improved page: Southern Ndebele phrases

18th October

New writing system: Tani Lipi

New languages: Apatani and Eastern Parbate Kham

New phrases page: Karelian

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Spelling Reform and Stop yar jifflin!

New Celtiadur post: Buzzards

Improved pages: Karelian, Tikamuli, Jenticha, Sunwar, Avestan, Kirat Rai, Kurukh, Tolong Siki and Bantawa

11th October

New writing system: Dham Lipi

New languages: Kangri, Tamang, Yakkha and Huli

New adapted script: Armenica

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Peaches, grapes and quinces and Desist latron!

New Celtiadur post: Blackbirds

Improved pages: Chickasaw and Santali

4th October

New writing system: Multani

New languages: Sherpa, Dhimal and Indus Kohistani

New adapated script: Ilattin Eźuttu

New numbers page: Sherpa

Improved pages: Ol Chiki, Warang Citi, Ho and Sora

New Omniglot Blog posts: Language Quiz, By the skin of your teeth and Linguistic Quarantine

New Radio Omniglot Podcast: Episode 36 - The Easiest Languages

New Celtiadur post: Jays

27th September

New writing systems: Mundari Bani and Dogra

New languages: Yukpa and Chhattisgarhi

New phrases page: Sylheti

New numbers pages: Mundari and Cruzeño

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Almost, Nearly, Not Quite and You Pancake!

New Celtiadur post: Owls

Improved page: Mundari

20th September

New languages: Dogri, Aka-Jeru and Anyin

New constructed script: Alefbâye Melli Irân

New adapated script: Hellerican

New phrases page: Vai

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Procrastination Chariots and Bread Rolls

Improved page: Masaram Gondi

13th September

New languages: Parkari Koli and Car

New writing system: Gunjala Gondi

New constructed scripts: Kepom, Tung and Remorian piksyl

New phrases page: West Jutlandic

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Weaving Frocks and Clapping Dugs

New Celtiadur posts: Ducks and Eagles

Improved pages: Limbu

6th September

New writing systems: Magar Akkha and Khe Phri

New languages: Magar, Chakosi and Lhomi

New phrases page: Udi

New numbers page: Udi

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Small Words and Earth Apples & Ground Pears

Improved pages: Mohawk and Onondaga

30th August

New languages: Gurung and She

New writing system: Khema

New constructed scripts: Nalozeþ fæza, Habeck and Mangurljinthi

New adapated scripts: Abecedarium Slavorum and Burmish

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Are you sitting comfortably? and Is VR ready for language learning?

New Celtiadur post: Sparrows

Improved page: Võro numbers

23rd August

New languages: Yolmo, Manide, Ahanta, Central Tagbanwa and Aborlan Tagbanwa

New alphabet page: Fraktur

New adapated script: Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics for English

New numbers pages: Tumbuka, Yolŋu and Tagbanwa

New idiom: Practice makes perfect

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Elephants and Molehills and Lollygagging Elephants

New Celtiadur post: Geese

Improved pages: Ahom, Wenzhounese and Tumbuka

16th August

New writing system: Ibalnan

New languages: Nhangu, Calmian Tagbanwa, Yakama, Palawano and Mopan

New constructed scripts: Kogo Kana and Ulobeto

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Rare Words and Rare Words

New Celtiadur post: Gulls

Improved pages: Teleut, Yolŋu, Tagbanwa, Sardinian and Ilocano

9th August

New languages: Rumsen and Obolo

New Tower of Babel translation: Obolo

New blog posts: Quiz, Orbiting Ruts and Grassduning

New Celtiadur post: Swallows

New Radio Omniglot podcast: Adventures in Etymology

Improved pages: Parthian, Portguese

2nd August

New language: Lorrain

New constructed script: New Hanyu Pinyin

New numbers pages: Picard and Nenets

New article: What's helped me learn languages more efficiently

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Endearing Bids and What do you do?

New Celtiadur post: Swans

Improved pages: Komi, Old Permic and Innu (Montagnais)

26th July

New writing system: Kadamba

New languages: Kalanguya, Ibaloi and Santo Domingo del Estero Triqui

New constructed script: Surat Filipino

New adapated script: Ainurillic

New article: Tracing the origins of Indo-European languages

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Slurping Snorkels and Whirling Dustsuckers

New Celtiadur post: Starlings

Improved pages: Marathi, Malayalam, Luwian and Mro

19th July

New languages: Sangirese and San Martín Itunyoso Triqui

New constructed script: Qahmaniyan

New phrases page; Livonian

New numbers page: Sanskrit

New adapted script: Phags-Pa for Mandarin

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Grockles and Emmets and Job Tracks

New Celtiadur post: Herons

Improved pages: Lepcha and Lakota

12th July

New languages: Copala Triqui, Chicahuaxtla Triqui and Gaddang

New adapted scripts: Turkish Lisu and Japrillic

New numbers pages: Lisu and Gaddang

New article: How I learned my first 10,000 words in Korean

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Bed litter and Flowing Pencils

New Celtiadur post: Pigeons and Doves

Improved page: Belarusian

5th July

New language: Lipan Apache

New constructed scripts: Þlaéhl and Slarvatsian

New numbers pages: Huilliche, Onondaga, Pitjantjatjara and Gorontalo

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Dune Town Gardens and Artists' Donkeys

New podcast: Episode 34 - Dutch

New Celtiadur post: Hawks and Falcons

Improved page: Newar phrases

28th June

New languages: Yakan, Gorontalo, Capiznon, Ibanag and Hiri Motu

New adapted script: Italarab

New phrase pages: Capiznon

New numbers pages: Venda, Capiznon and Ibanag

New time page: Vietnamese

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Purple Fleas and Familie en Gezin

21st June

New writing system: Newa (Prachalit Nepal)

New adapted script: Baňla Rọman Lipi (Bengali Latin Alphabet)

New languages: Iraya, Romblomanon and Bantik

New numbers pages: Fijian and Tondano

New proverbs page: Welsh

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Butterflies and Pavilions and Mooie koopjes!

New Celtiadur posts: Cockerels / Roosters and Hens & Chickens

14th June

New writing systems: Nandinagari and Goykanadi

New languages: Gascon and Coatzospan Mixtec

New constructed script: Charunagari

New numbers page: Chichewa

New article: The quickest proven way to improve your Chinese listening skills

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Breath Forts and Temporal Imprecision

New Celtiadur post: Crows and Ravens

7th June

New languages: Mundang and Mongondow

New constructed / adapted scripts: Sitelen Emoji, Tat Latin and Hanbayin

New numbers pages: Mundang and Mongondow

New Time page: Ojibwe

New article: 4 Methods For Learning Thai While Social Distancing

Improved page: Limburgish

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Springing into Action and Gallo

New Radio Omniglot podcast: Episode 33 - Giving Up

New Celtiadur post: Birds and Larks

31st May

New languages: Yogad, Arta, Dadibi and Itawis

New constructed/adapated scripts: Pictonote, Tengwar for Esperanto and Aihonian

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Online Polyglottery, 100 years! and 100 years!

New Celtiadur post: Hound Dogs

24th May

New languages: Binukid, Butuanon and Tondano

New constructed script: Irula and Lambani

New time page: Faroese

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Extra Horses and Writing up and down

New Celtiadur post: Foxes

17th May

New languages: Tombulu, Paya, Buglere, Dhundari and Quiripi

New adapated script: Palapala Kepanī

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Butter Goose Table, Double Dutch

New Celtiadur post: Ants

10th May

New languages: Narragansett, Powhatan, Sakapultek, Djinba, Chami and Djinang

New numbers page: Awa Pit

New Tower of Babel translation: Bininj Gun-Wok

New recordings: Igbo phrases

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Steet Festivals at Dawn and Meaningful Nonsense

New Celtiadur post: Snakes

3rd May

New languages: Eperara, Northern Emberá, Tolai and Huilliche

New constructed / adapated scripts: Latin Sindhi, Cyrenglish, Chewirin

New numbers page: Anindilyakwa

New Tower of Babel: Djinang

New podcast: Episode 32 – Acutal Fluency

New blog post: Language Quiz, The Linguist and Cymru Wales typeface

New Celtiadur post: Mice

26th April

New languages: Loup, Bwaidoka, Mohican and Ubir

New constructed/adapated scripts: Fonic, Grčika and Expressive English Alphabet

New numbers pages: Igbo, Ubir and Paite

New colours page: Chinese (Mandarin)

New Tower of babel translations: Beami and Neo-Black Speech

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Mind and Memory and Life Writing

New Celtiadur post: Squirrels

19th April

New language: Guugu Yalandji

New constructed scripts: Yìril’soo Tàuar, Swofō, YDADY code

New numbers page: Khinalug and Hawu

Improved page: Khinalug

New podcast: Epsiode 31 - Talent

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Blazing a trail and Holding Up

New Celtiadur post: Hedgehogs

12th April

New language: Hawu

New constructed scripts: Modanite and Gammadel

New adapated script: Ethiofarsi

New numbers pages: Saysiyat, Rutul

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Longitudinal Cohorts, Furloughs and Furlongs

New Celtiadur post: Deer

5th April

New languages: Saisiyat, Papantla Totonac, Ravula, Yang Zhuang and Baniwa of Guainía

New constructed / adapated scripts: Polska Cyrylica and Jaru

New phrases page: Udmurt

New numbers page: Papantla Totonac

New recordings: Croatian phrases and Croatian numbers

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Upload a language straight to your brain and Coronavirus - what the heck does it mean?

New Celtiadur post: Water Dogs

29th March

New languages: Tsou and Rukai

New constructed / adapted scripts: Futxorkx, Anglograms and Demano

New phrases page: Piteå Westrobothnian

New numbers pages: Nukuria and Takuu

New blog posts: Language Quiz, Sponge Mushrooms and Hamstering Squirrels

New Celtiadur posts: Rabbits and Cats

Improved page: Yakut

22nd March

New languages: Nukuria, Ontong Java and Western Fijian

New adapted and constructed scripts: Cyrilic for Jeju and Españabugida

New numbers page: Amis

New podcast: Epsiode 30 - Gibberish

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Good Calves and Slimy Islands

New Celtiadur posts: Badgers, Bears and Calling Words

15th March

New languages: Khmu, Penrhyn and Rakahanga-Manihiki

New phrases page: Kam

New numbers page: Tîrî

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Forest Picnics and Fizzing Ducts

New Celtiadur posts: Eating and Going, Going, Gone

8th March

New languages: Nihali and Takuu

New constructed scripts: Hanawan and Sigy

New adapted script: CAS for Greenlandic

New recordings in: Sylt North Frisian

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Overnighting, The Isles

New Celtiadur post: Deafness

1st March

New phrases page: Sylt North Frisian

New numbers pages: Sonsorolese and Sylt North Frisan

New podcast: Episode 29 - Language and Music

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Edinburgh and Dangerous Nonsense

23rd February

New languages: Kosraean and Sonsorolese

New constructed scripts: Ostron and Wynnic

New numbers pages: Kosraean and Mokliese

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Pongiste Whiff-Whaff, Myrtle Corner

New Celtiadur posts: Roundness, Wickedly Bad, Clean & Pure

16th February

New languages: Mortlockese, Puluwatese and Ulithian

New adapted scripts: Cham Cyrillic and New English

New numbers page: Cham and Puluwatese

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, 40 days, Fish Kettles

New Celtiadur post: Gentle treasure

9th February

New language: Pingelapese

New constructed scripts: Latin Logographic, Marshmallow Script, Toki Pona hieroglyphs

New numbers pages: Ahtna, Carolinian and Ikpeng

Improved page: Morse Code

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, The Secret Language of Basses, Fancy some cuddle-me-buff?

New Celtiadur posts: Animals and Donkeys

2nd February

New languages: Bakairi, Carolinian and Ikpeng

New numbers pages: Bakairi and Woleaian

New Omniglot blog posts: Language quiz, Drawing and Dragging, Fine Fettles

New Radio Omniglot podcast: Epsiode 28 - Languages in Fiction

New Celtiadur post: Pigs

26th January

New languages: Carijona, Japreria

New article: The Advantage of Using Elementary Readers to Learn Chinese

New Omniglot blog posts: Language quiz, Emordnilaps, Clustering Consonants!

New Celtiadur posts: Sheep and Goats

19th January

New language: Carib

New constructed script: Tennobet

New numbers pages: Altay, Carib

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Are you a quidnunc?

New Celtiadur post: Cattle

Improved page: Uzbek

12th January

New languages: Panare, Pemon and Wayana

New adapted script: Phonemic Scots

New numbers pages: Altay (Tubalar dialect), Pemon and Wayana

Improved numbers pages: Proto-Celtic, Proto-Brythonic, Old Irish and Old Welsh

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, Nurdling and Working like a ...

5th January 2020

New constructed script: Piasvak

New adapted script: Chibetto Moji

New articles:

New Omniglot blog posts: Language Quiz, New Year

New Celtiadur posts: Horses, Wolves & Sea Monsters

A Multilingual Happy New Year!

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