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  1. 𒈠

    Sumerian: 𒍣𒂠

    I have a question for all you Sumerian lovers. :) 𒅗𒌤𒀀 𒉺𒇻 𒍣𒂠 𒌦𒈠 𒁀𒉌𒅆𒊒𒁕𒀀 Transliteration: gu3-de2-a sipad zid-še3 kalam-ma ba-ni-pad3-da-a Analysis: Gudea.∅ sipad...kalam.a ba.ni.n.pad3.∅.a Translation: (When Ningirsu) chose Gudea for (being) the true shepherd of the land for himself. How do...
  2. Holleb

    Unknown language

    Hi, If someone could tell me what language this is, I'd be most grateful. Thanks in advance. Holleb
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    Aramaic: I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me

    Hello, I am very very much needing help. I am looking to see if I can get what Jesus said in John 14:6 kjv " I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me" translated into and how it would be written in aramaic ( Jewish Palestinian dialect). I am so...
  4. T

    Tongan: Ko eʻOtua mo Tonga [OTUAMOTOGA]

    Hi, This is a piece of bark cloth that my dad brought back from the Pacific in WWII. There are many more designs on a huge, wall-sized covering, but this seemed representative. I do not know if it is from Australia or the Philippines. (He served in both places.) Some of the designs have...
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    Hindi: And in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make

    Hello, I need the correct translation of the following phrase from a Song of the beatles with a spiritual meaning: "And in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make" Here the word "make" is used with a meaning of "gave". Tanks in advance!.
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    Berber: taguella

    Hi! How do you write the word "taguella" in Berber, and how is it pronounced?
  7. AndrasBP

    Amharic: pronunciation of Sahle-Work Zewde

    Hello, Does anyone know how to pronounce the name of the new Ethiopian president, Sahle-Work Zewde? I've found a couple of news videos with attempts to pronounce her name, but I'm not sure they were anywhere near the native pronunciation.
  8. S

    Persian: اعتصاب کارگران زن 1912 آمریکا، با سرود گل و نان

    Etesab kargaran zan 1912 America,ba sorood Nan & gole. I know that Nan & gole is Bread and Roses, and it refers to a poem of that title written by American James Oppenheim. Language and likely country of origin would be great to know. Many thanks for any help.
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    Akkadian: Daughter

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone knows the Akkadian cuneiform son for daughter? I know the word for son is bīnu (Cuneiform sign), but have had trouble finding the Cuneiform and transliteration for 'daughter'.
  10. J

    Akkadian: Yes

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone lnows that the Akkadian word for 'yes' is, as well as the cuneiform sign(s) for it? I know that 'no' is 'lā', but have found nothing on 'yes'.
  11. S

    Romance Languages Written in Non-Latin Scripts

    Hi everyone! I'm wondering how many Romance languages are written in non-Latin scripts. As far as I know, the only one is Aromanian which according to Ethnologue is sometimes written using the Greek alphabet. Am I missing any others? Thanks for any help.
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    Hindi: verbal nouns (?) in a before/ after subordinate clause

    Hi there, I'd really appreciate it if anyone is able to explain to me the following, because I've spent hours trying to find this out and it has continued to bedevil me. So I have come across a couple of sentences containing 2 verbs in them. The structure of the sentence is that: X does...
  13. I

    Somali: Occupied. Do not disturb!

    Hi How do you say "Occupied. Do not disturb!" in Somali language. I've asked two persons I know and one said "Rabsha hasubin" and the other ""Dadka dagan ha-dhibin". Are those correct? If not, what should I use? Thank you in advance! -Ion
  14. N

    Tumbuka/Bemba: step by step

    Hi! I would like to know how to say "step by step" in either Tumbuka or Bemba. Can anyone help me, please? Thanks!
  15. N

    Definite Article: making (the) love, (the) architecture, (the) horror films

    Some of the more common mistakes people make in their second languages is the use of the definitive article. Languages with definitive articles don't always use them the same way. French: faire l'amour English: making love French: j'etudie l'economie English: I study economics (not: I am...
  16. B

    Zulu (?): Kapilayyo!

    The following is said to be a Zulu war chant: Individual: Kapilayyo! Group response: Jee! Individual: Kapilayyo! Group response: Jee! Individual: Watinaha! Group response: Haaa! We used to use this as our high school's pregame (American) football chant. If I remember correctly, one of our...
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    Luxembourgish: Mutual intelligibility with other Germanic languages and French

    Hello, I am curious about the degree of difficulty of learning the Luxembourgish language. Compared to Dutch or Swiss German, is it easier or harder for German speakers? Also, would knowing French help?