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#117427 - 12/10/03 03:53 PM The Rosetta Project  
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This was brand-new to me. A subscriber offers it in the latest issue of AWADmail. Its purpose is to build an archive of 1,000 languages and contributions are welcome. Looks like I'm gonna be lost there for a while.

Max, might be something worthy of adding to your resource page.

http://rosettaproject.org/live/


#117428 - 12/10/03 04:06 PM Re: The Rosetta Project  
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English

Alternate names: Anglit, Sekgoa

Sekgoa???


#117429 - 12/10/03 04:46 PM Re: sekgoa  
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Could it be the Tswana name for English? But why single out just that language (and whencever comes Anglit)?

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=sekgoa&btnG=Google+Search


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Edit:
while googling sekgoa, I ran across these two outfits, related to each other:

http://www.ethnologue.com/

http://www.sil.org/


SIL jingles a tiny bell in the deep recesses: is this not the Summer Institute of Linguistics, which has had a checkered past?

#117430 - 12/10/03 07:25 PM Re: The Rosetta Project  
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Good find, ASp. A useful work-in-progress, by the looks of things.


#117431 - 12/10/03 08:50 PM Re: sekgoa  
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Ethnologue is a book and website classifying the world's languages. It's pretty well respected by linguists: everyone quotes it as a standard. Yes, their parent the SIL is a Christian missionary organisation, but their grammars of obscure languages are good and they don't bring ideology into their classifications.


#117432 - 12/10/03 09:06 PM Re: sekgoa  
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didn't SIL do an IPA font, or some such thing?



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#117433 - 12/10/03 10:56 PM Re: sekgoa  
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A font with beer in it? Where can I join that church?


#117434 - 12/11/03 09:08 AM SILDoulosUnicodeIPA  
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Ah, you trigger the memory of "SIL" in a font name:

http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/wells/ipa-unicode.htm




#117435 - 12/11/03 10:41 AM Re: SILDoulosUnicodeIPA  
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that's the one I was thinking of. thanks, Jenet.



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