Disaggregate

Verbs Disaggregate = to separate (something) into its component parts Recommended Listening Think about how you consume media. It’s become disaggregated. Maybe I cobble together a new degree – Cable Green, 9:30 open education and sharing @cgreen @radionz @SaturdayRNZ Essay Our means of communication are highly disaggregated. Planeta.com attempts to aggregate / curate / weave …

Gaeilge (Irish)

Languages Gaeilge.ie: Irish is one of the oldest and most historic written languages in the world. The earliest evidence of this is preserved in Ogham inscriptions dating from the fifth century. Now Irish can now be found in more than 4,500 books, on the television, on the radio, in the newspapers, magazines, and on the …

Language Links

Photo: Royston Rascals, Kool Links related to language presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @awad @MacqDictionary @wordspy @risingvoices @IndigenousTweet @BnZunni @elChilamBalam @NavajoWeb @livingtongues @LanguageLog @stevenbird @nyborrobyn @mayhplumb @blillehaugen @aikumaproject Soundcloud The Allusionist https://soundcloud.com/kumoontun Play Think you can identify global languages? Play the Great Language Game. Headlines http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20181207-how-ai-could-help-us-with-ancient-languages-like-sumerian worlds-languages-traced-back-single-african-mother-tongue-scientists how-morality-changes-in-a-foreign-language the-glossary-of-happiness language-immigrants-multiethnolect/420285 digital-language-divide The word-hoard: Robert …

Náhuatl

Poster Náhuatl is a language of the Uto-Aztecan language family. Varieties of Náhuatl are spoken by an estimated 1.5 million Nahua peoples, most of whom live in central Mexico. Also spelled: Nawatl Hashtags: #LenguaNáhuatl Vocabulary Tlazocamati (tlah-so-cah-mah-tee) = Thank you = Gracias https://planeta.com/marigolds Videos Sesión 1. Las lenguas mesoamericanas y el náhuatl – Curso básico …

Alphabet

Photo: Noodles Alphabet = a set of letters or symbols in a fixed order, used to represent the basic sounds of a language; in particular, the set of letters from A to Z. Recommended Listening The curious history of alphabetical order – Late Night Live Related: Alphabetical order has been around for 800 years. But …

Listen

Verbs Listen = To give one’s attention to a sound We hear you. And if we do not hear you, we would like to. Embedded Tweets Please stop saying “giving communities a voice” Communities already have a voice, you just aren’t listening. #AAM2018 — Josey Balenger (@joseybalenger) May 8, 2018 There’s a subfield of musicology …