Very cool: hard DNA evidence of contact between South Americans and Polynesians around 1200 AD -- some historians have had a theory about this for a while, because such contact would explain how the sweet potato got to Polynesia.
For those of you who might need it, the Strunk and White Rules, which I prefer to so many other style and writing guides, are available for free here: https://www.bartleby.com/141/strunk.html
I just read that one can recall a learned poem using Anki. I'm using this add-on (https://ankiweb.net/shared/info/2084557901). Let's see if that's true! I'll try to learn and recall Ja visst gör det ont, by Karin Boye.
English <-> Svenska dictionary
Finally a comprehensive #dictionary corpus: https://folkets-lexikon.csc.kth.se/folkets/folkets.html
What's more: it is actively developed, has a web application, can be downloaded in XDXF format for offline use (works with #GoldenDict) and is CC-BY-SA licensed.
Norwegian version of my COVID-19 cat-themed PSA poster.
FLOSS for human language learning?
Any recommendations for Free Software to learn a language? Preferably something in debian or F-Droid repos
Need some refreshes on a couple languages
Need something for language learning rather than just vocabulary trainers like flashcard apps
Hmm, Nexcloud module would work, too
I love #languages.
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!