Buzzword Bingo

Buzzwords Are we going to use these weasel words to be insightful, provide meaning, or are we going to be that person who uses buzzwords to show off using buzzwords? Our collection of Buzzword Bingo spotlights colorful slang and new words chosen to educate and inspire. Down with the tedious weasel words and up with …

Live Living Language Hangout Monday, November 5 (2018)

Announcement: Planeta.com hosts a live conversation Monday, November 5 with Brook Danielle Lillehaugen, Moisés García Guzmán, and others about living languages and in particular Zapotec in San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, Oaxaca, Mexico. Our conversation will mostly be in English, but there will be some clarifications and explorations in Spanish and Zapotec. We start at 2pm Oaxaca-time …

Sámi Language

Image: Wikipedia This page spotlights the Sami languages with headlines, vocabulary, and resources. Headlines reindeer-herders-an-app-and-the-fight-to-save-a-language Council of Europe recommends that Finland grant permanent funds for promotion of Sámi languages Eurohpa ráđi áššedovdit ávžžuhit Suoma stáhta čujuhit bissovaš ruhtadeami sámi giellabargui ja ovddidit olbmuid áddejumi sámegielain Sámi languages making gains in Finland Sámi Language Sami Sayings …

Word of the Year

Buzzwords WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. Previous Years WOTY 2018 Word of the Year 2017 Planeta.com Language The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2018

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Māori Language Week, Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, is a popular, government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language. The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori language revitalization, learning and public usage. Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek Look for details online Te Taura …

Orthography

Buzzwords Orthography = Conventional spelling system of a language Dizhsa Nabani There is no standard orthography for San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya Zapotec. All spellings are provided by the speaker. | No hay una ortografía estándar para el Zapoteco de San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya. El orador ha provisto todos los deletreos. There is no standard orthography for San …

Estonian

Photo: Jaagumae Cafeteria, Tartu Estonian is the official language of Estonia, spoken natively by about 1.1 million people: 922,000 people in Estonia and 160,000 outside Estonia. It belongs to the Finnic branch of the Uralic language family. estonian english spanish Tere Hello Hola Nägemiseni Nägemist Goodbye Adios Tere hommikust good morning Buenos dias Tere päevast …

Saludos Oaxaca

Poster Greetings to friends in Oaxaca, Mexico We also have a brand new Google doc open to edits https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nbgCxQC4_guMBwvPq4LjFi_vqzj6P5bF0rtVprhp2ew/edit?usp=sharing Artwork New = Nuevo Ta’bintió = Gracias = Thank you (Mixteco de Padre Uvi) Videos Indigenous Languages of Oaxaca Good morning Good afternoon Good evening Good night Thank you You’re welcome Delicious How are you? Fine …

Hindi

Languages Wikipedia: Hindi (Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), is an Indo-Aryan language, one of the official languages of India, and the first language of the majority of the populace in the Hindi Belt. Outside India, Hindi is an official language in Fiji, and is spoken in significant numbers in Mauritius, South Africa, Suriname, Guyana, and Trinidad …