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Category Archives: Linguistics
Here’s another story from this morning’s NPR. Here’s the gist; creating computer programs to run linguistic analysis on unknown languages to determine commonalities, and possibly using this software to categorize some of the world’s dying languages. Really interesting stuff!
Here’s a great resource that enables you to type using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). You can then cut, copy, and paste your phonetically transcribed text wherever you’d like!
This article, from the New York Times, talks about how languages might shape the way we think. It’s old, but very interesting…
Shared via our EDU 583 Moodle site, this awesome resource from the University of Iowa provides a lot of great information about the different sounds of the English language. The app is available for Apple and Android devices, but it’s also available in a web format using the links at the top of the page!
This post, originally from Slate’s Lexicon Valley blog (via Dr. Broady’s ESL blog), talks about how the suffix became a word unto itself. Interesting read!