In this brief post we look at ways language, including alphabet, can change over time and how that change isn't always smooth, and can have lasting impacts that we don't even realize.
Let’s Get Down to Business!!
Now that we’ve spent some time learning, it’s time to compile and share what we’ve learned!
He polalauahi i kēia lā—It’s Voggy Today.
Now that we’re learning some language that’s fairly specific to Hawaii, it’s time to start learning about the influence language can have on our very perceptions of the world.
The Weird World of Word Order—or—The Tip of the Iceberg
As we delve deeper into learning Hawaiian, it helps to understand some basic linguistic concepts to help bridge the gap of why the language is so “weird.”
A brief introduction to Hawaiian history and the transition to a written language. This post covers the alphabet and a few grammatical rules.
What to do When Your Language Dies
The death of language is terrifying and real. We can help.
So it Turns Out I Speak Chinese…
A short read on linguistic reconstruction inspired by an impressive amount of nonsense.