yamaharfang:

You know you’re a languages person when you procrastinate studying one language by taking up another.

(via lykkepille1)

  • German: "ich kann" comes from the verb "können"
  • Dutch: "ik kan" comes from the verb "kunnen"
  • French: "je peux" comes from the verb "pouvoir"
  • Italian: "(io) posso" comes from the verb "potere"
  • Spanish: "(yo) puedo" comes from the verb "poder"
  • Croatian: "(ja) mogu" comes from the verb "moći"
  • English: "I can" comes from the verb... oh fuck.

Polyglot Punishment

speculativegrammarian:

Did you hear about the french chef who committed suicide? He simply lost the huile d’olive.

(via gregoire-la-poire)

yawayli:

sarah-sings-her-life-away:

yawayli:

awaitingmyescape:

szxxxxx:

hassaaam:

szxxxxx:

Guys please don’t make a س

No pain, no غ

Hit me up in the afterن

mary had a little ل

My ك muscles are sore after going to the ج.

I’m really not feeling well, I have such an awful ق

We should make this into an internet م

(via queenglossophile)

So excited to watch this asap!!! I wish it was showing in cinemas outside Brazil :((

So excited to watch this asap!!! I wish it was showing in cinemas outside Brazil :((

When Reading a Sentence in your Target Language

languagesandlinguistics:

"I know all of these words but put together they make no sense"

(via multilinguatastic)

linguisten:

linguisten:

Coincidence

There’s a nice Facebook group on such coincidences:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/219696361381423/

Have you guys heard about the proposed Altaic language family? That shit fucked me up big time.

linguisten:

linguisten:

Coincidence

There’s a nice Facebook group on such coincidences:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/219696361381423/

Have you guys heard about the proposed Altaic language family? That shit fucked me up big time.

(via queenglossophile)

notistic:

i don’t understand why the ipa symbol for the voiced dental (non-sibilant pulmonic egressive) fricative is [ð], but its voiceless counterpart is [θ], not [þ].

(via prototumblinguist)