In the first part of this series, I gave a brief overview of the creators of the ADLaM script and the work they did. You may read it here.
Language is an important part of our human heritage. It is the vehicle through which we communicate our innermost thoughts and feelings, as well as transmit culture, identity, ideologies, and values from one generation to another. This means that the langua...
Word shift. Loanwords. Portmanteau words. What sort of terms are these? Well, these are the terms we use to describe changes in the vocabulary of a language and therefore changes to the language itself. Language changes constantly and this extends from the...
Translation Commons in partnership with PanLex, has created a multilingual poster-maker to help language communities all over the world receive important health and safety guidelines from the World Health Organization to combat the Coronavirus pandemic. Around 250 communities from all over the world have created their posters and for some of them this poster is the only information on preventing Coronavirus in their own language. You can find fully translated posters in many Languages. You can also find helpful information in the Frequently Asked Questions page and a List of Contributors.
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