Hawaiian

Languages This page is dedicated to our favorite words and phrases in Hawaiian. Suggestions are welcome. February is #HawaiianLanguageMonth or #MahinaOleloHawaii YouTube Embedded Tweets Following the UN declaration, @GovHawaii proclaimed 2019 the Year of Indigenous Languages in Hawaiʻi. ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi has been recognized an official state language since 1978, and is still only one of two U.S. states with …

IYIL2019 Links

Photo Links related to the International Year of Indigenous Languages presented in somewhat random fashion: Language Challenge Mexico Abren convocatoria para trabajos de investigación en el contexto del Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas 2019 Embedded Tweets Join us as we launch the International Year of Indigenous Languages 1 February 2019 at the UNHQ in …

Dizhsa Nabani

Poster For anyone keen on Indigenous languages, language revitalization and the International Year of Indigenous Languages (2019 at its finest!), this conversation spotlights a favorite new video series: Dizhsa Nabani = Lengua Viva = Living Language, a documentary project on Zapotec language and identity in San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, Oaxaca, Mexico. Thank you, thank you, thank …

Australia Slang

Word cloud Even a drongo can use a dongle! Traveler Tip: If you are uncertain about a particular expression or word, just say, ‘Hang on a moment, I’m not quite sure what you’re on about.’ Featured Words Billabong Bushwalking Makarrata Walkabout Top Faves: Waddaya reckon? Arvo = Afternoon As fit as a mallee bull = …