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Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-11-09, 14:21
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Why Flemish people adapt their Dutch to Dutch...

Why Flemish people adapt their Dutch to Dutch people and not other way around...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-10-24, 08:05
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Posted By Nick
Certainly an interesting link! If you have...

Certainly an interesting link!
If you have university access to online journals, the Daniel Levin article is also worth reading:
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5325/steinbeckreview.12.2.0190
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-10-14, 22:09
Replies: 26
Views: 11,202
Posted By Nick
To get the best possible understanding, you have...

To get the best possible understanding, you have to study the original languages and the culture of the people who spoke them, of course.
The big problem with a translation into any modern...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-10-13, 15:33
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Posted By Nick
After many years of work, the new Dutch...

After many years of work, the new Dutch translation of the Bible is out today
https://bijbel.nbv21.nl/ (Dutch only)
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-06-12, 11:57
Replies: 26
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Posted By Nick
Silbo Gomero...

Silbo Gomero (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silbo_Gomero) is a whistled language used in the Canary Islands (specifically on La Gomera) to communicate over long distances across deep valleys or...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2020-06-28, 13:14
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Posted By Nick
A good article on ancient number systems (may...

A good article on ancient number systems (may require university library subscription):

Hollings, C. (2009). An Analysis of Nonpositional Numeral Systems. The Mathematical Intelligencer, 31(2),...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2020-06-26, 08:06
Replies: 26
Views: 11,202
Posted By Nick
Dick Grune of the computer science department at...

Dick Grune of the computer science department at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam
has written many articles and books on everything from compiler design to Korean.
His web page is here:...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2020-06-26, 08:03
Replies: 26
Views: 11,202
Posted By Nick
Golden links

This thread is intended for good links not related to one specific language.
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