Gendered Language

Buzzwords Gendered Language = Language reflecting the experience, prejudices, or orientations of one sex more than the other Elsewhere on the WebHow to avoid sexist language in space – Dr Space Junk wields the red pen Embedded Tweetshttps://twitter.com/drspacejunk/status/1266492174931091457https://twitter.com/karen_darlin/status/1185943818824224769https://twitter.com/drspacejunk/status/1151352230634807301https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1009137005199069186 Examples Planeta.com

German = Deutsch

Proverbs German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe. It is the most widely spoken and (co-)official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South Tyrol (Italy), the German-speaking Community of Belgium, and Liechtenstein; it is also an official, but not majority language of Luxembourg. One of the major languages of …

Gaeilge (Irish)

Languages Gaeilge.ie: Irish is one of the oldest and most historic written languages in the world. The earliest evidence of this is preserved in Ogham inscriptions dating from the fifth century. Now Irish can now be found in more than 4,500 books, on the television, on the radio, in the newspapers, magazines, and on the …

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 Mixteco 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 Yes See …

Teotitlán del Valle Talking Dictionary

Screenshot The Zapotec Talking Dictionary of Teotitlán del Valle began in 2013. This project has received collaboration from 35 native speakers from Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico. Key Links talkingdictionary.swarthmore.edu/teotitlan/ talkingdictionary.swarthmore.edu What we love: everything. Visiting Teotitlán del Valle is one of the sweetest experiences in the world, made richer by appreciating the locals and …

Māori

Photo The Māori are the Indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand / Aotearoa. They arrived from Polynesian islands before 1300 AD. They are the first known inhabitants before the Europeans arrived in the early 1800s. Questions Are there celebrations / events / talks in connection with the International Year of Indigenous Languages? What are the …

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayöök, Clay Rabbits 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages (Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas). Hashtags: #iyil2019, #2019iyil Suggestions are welcome as continue to edit and update this page. Key Links iyil2019.org https://en.iyil2019.org/media/#become https://en.iyil2019.org/registration https://es.iyil2019.org/registro/ https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/meetings-and-workshops/8109-2.html https://www.iyil.org Questions for the organizers What are the hashtags for the 2019 International Year? Questions …

Buzzword Bingo 2019

Buzzwords 2019 What are your favorite words of 2019? We are curating our annual collection of new words, old classics, and the inbetween, that came to attention / usefulness in 2019. Image: Arrokoth, photo from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft Buzzwords have the attribution-sharealike license. If you use them, please make attributions. Flickr 2019 Album Buzzword …

Esperanto

Esperanto Flag Esperanto = most widely spoken constructed international auxiliary language. It was created by L. L. Zamenhof in 1887 Headlines https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/10/trump-refers-defense-secretary-esper-esperanto-tweet-syria.amp Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanto Planeta.com Language The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación