Hi all, does anyone here speak Icelandic? I'm trying to decipher the meaning of this song and the translations are throwing me for a loop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZTb8WxEW78
The Evolution of "Two" in the Indo-European Language Family http://mentalfloss.com/article/68281/evolution-two-indo-european-language-family
Time for a second call to translation! 💬
If you have some time this weekend and know one of the following languages, please consider translating a few sentences of #PeerTube !
- #arabic: 33% translated
- #russian: 42% translated
- #japanese: 28% translated
- #polish: 54% translated
- #portuguese: 0% translated
- #danish: 0% translated
- #tamil: 3% translated
- #esperanto: 61% translated
- #persian: 12% translated
If you have never joined the effort, here is how to get started: https://github.com/Chocobozzz/PeerTube/blob/develop/support/doc/translation.md#how-to
Does anyone have a better way to switch between languages being studied that are in the same family? I did #français yesterday, and started #Español this morning, and I keep trying to say things in French instead. Like "timide" instead of "tímido". I would also like to study French later today.... =/ It's a matter of getting into the right mindset, right?
@rgggn I love Spanish channels on youtube called espanol con juan or why not Spanish. They speak for the learners.
I'm not sure if this will help you or not, but I would recommend Radio Ambulante podcast. They have episodes with transcriptions.
Does anybody have any easy-to-read or easy-to-listen-to resources for #Spanish?
"Phonological awareness" is the key phrase for language learning, I think. It is interesting the awareness correlates with reading ability.
I found these videos. Seems a very good exercise.
A cash machine in Vatican City. In #Latin. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CGrRpX0W8AAX8dn?format=jpg&name=small
#ItchyFeet: the Travel and Language Comic: Language Switch
The Forward, a Jewish publication that started as a Yiddish-language daily in 1897, is ending its print operation after 121 years.
I love #languages.
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Polyglot City is the right instance for you, if you're interested in languages, language learning and translating, or if you are multilingual or polyglot. All languages are allowed to flourish on our timelines. Welcome!