Conlangery SHORTS #06: Borrowing Cultural Concepts

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George talks about how we borrow words for cultural concepts, even when the concept isn’t all that alien to our culture. Links: Xenia Guanxi (关系) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xenia_(Greek) http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort06.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Conlangery SHORTS #01: Date and Time in Tagalog

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We didn’t get a full episode out this week, but George didn’t want to have a week with nothing at all, so he “reads”* the date in Tagalog, then goes on a ramble about loanwords a bit. Top of Show Greeting: Lingwa de Planeta Text of that date and time expression, for the curious: Ika-4 ng… Read more »