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Location, location, location

Language does not exist in a vacuum. It’s shaped by the people who speak it, the other languages it comes into contact with, and the land around it. 991 more words

Maps

Aboriginal English - Kriol - Traditional Language

Happy NAIDOC Week!

I am an Aboriginal Australian studying Linguistics at the University of Oxford. Rather than write my thesis (ugh), I signed up for Deadly Bloggers’ Carnival and thought I’d use my turn to share some Aboriginal English and Kriol from Western Australia. 230 more words

Quran: 7 Styles of Recitation (Hadith No. 2090)

Bismillah.

Volume 3, Book 41, Number 593:
Narrated ‘Abdullah (radiallaahu `anhu):
I heard a man reciting a verse (of the Holy Qur’an) but I had heard the Prophet ( 553 more words

ILook

Copied full text from here   Studies and explorations into this question define Aboriginal English in different ways and they offer us a variety of understandings about what Aboriginal English is.

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How My Brain Interprets High German vs a Dialect

Just so you can get an idea of what it’s like for me between listening to High German vs a dialect like Schwaebisch or Hohenlohisch (which is what Thorsten speaks) I thought that I would use a video comparison. 58 more words

Germany

‘OK Google’ now works in 9 new languages, dialects, accents

‘OK Google’ now works in 9 new languages, dialects, accents

The “OK Google” command on both Android and Chrome has been expanding in both use and languages lately, and today, Google has announced 9 new compatibles languages to activate the service. 16 more words

Actualidad Android