Punjabi is a language that I have been surrounded by for almost my entire life. Despite the fact that I have lived in a community with many Punjabi speakers since I was a baby, the language itself has been a source of mystery, and I'm even embarrassed to say that I don't actually know how... Continue Reading →
Does the Altaic Language Family Really Exist?
If you've scrolled down to the comment section of the video that goes along with today's blog post, it won't be hard for you to realize that the Altaic language family is a very controversial topic in linguistics. I apologize in advance for the offensive language from some of our commenters. So, what makes the... Continue Reading →
Sanskrit & Armenian: Mothers of ALL Indo-European Languages?
Languages are like humans: they undergo and, in the past, have undergone evolution to evolve into the languages we know today. All languages--English, French, Arabic, Japanese--have undergone language evolution. Conversely, that means that modern languages have ancestors that existed many years ago. In most cases, multiple languages have the same common ancestor. One such common... Continue Reading →
How to Study Multiple Languages (at ONCE!)
One of the most common questions I get as a language learner and aspiring polyglot is how to learn multiple languages at the same time. If you're like me, trying to juggle 5 languages is a daunting task.