Tag: Indic Languages
Total 4 Posts
Take a look at the following words in English and see if you can work out what they all have in common: pedestrian, podiatrist, pedestal, pedicure, pedal, path. FEET! If you're a native speaker of English, even if you don't speak fluent Latin or Greek, you will still twig when
While the Thai language did not derive from Sanskrit (which is an Indo-european language akin to Latin and Greek), because of its cultural and religious history, there are an enormous amount of Sanskrit based words and influences used in everyday Thai. Take a look at these words in English and
(Before you watch the clip – my apologies for the Korean typo in the rendering – it should be 한글 )Language DNA What do Korean, Tibetan, Chinese, Spanish and Danish have in common? This clip is one that I have been wanting to put together for many years now and it’s
From the age of about 6 until around 17, I was really into gymnastics and martial arts. I could flex and bend like a rubber band and was always flipping about the place. After a few injuries in both sports, I decided to focus my attention on my music instead.