Stories about Language from February, 2022
The statements of Vladimir Putin about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine frequently include a key expression: “Русский Мир” (Russkiy mir). This phrase literally means the “Russian world”.
We argue the language policy in Tanzania is discriminatory as it prioritises Swahili, and by doing so, negatively impacts communities who don’t use Swahili as their main language.
Wordle is a fun way to flex your brain, but the open-source code behind the free game has also been adapted to work in different languages, including indigenous ones.