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Tongues of the World: Wrapping Up

In this, our 30th and final post in the Tongues of the World series, we’re going to have a look at how far we’ve come, and perhaps share a bit of the process with our readers. As it turns out, the subject of human language is a broader, richer, more complex field than any of [...]

Tongues of the World: Bahasa/Malay

Overview: The term Bahasa, which literally means “language,” refers to a group of languages spoken in and around the Indonesian and Malaysian regions of the world. All of them are related to the greater Austronesian language family, which is one of the oldest and best-established of the human language families. These tongues were first spoken [...]