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Jabal al-Lughat

Climbing the Mountain of Languages.

  • By Lameen Souag
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly 19 posts per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

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Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2019 6
2020 9
2021 10
2022 0
2023 14
2024 5

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Three Mubi proverbs via YouTube
In an episode of "Chadian Wisdom and Proverbs", Yaqub Muhammad Musa discusses three Mubi proverbs, providing the Mubi versions along with translation and extensive commentary in Arabic. Mubi is comparatively well-documented as East Chadic languages …
On , by Lameen Souag الأمين سواق, 378 words
Loanwords examined via Pozdniakov's Proto-Fula-Sereer
I recently finished Pozdniakov's Proto-Fula-Sereer, freely available through Language Science Press. This is obviously a very welcome and valuable contribution to West African historical linguistics, an area where much remains to be done. I have …
On , by Lameen Souag الأمين سواق, 1,234 words
"Punching up/down" in comedy: dating a lexical innovation in English
Any educated English speaker nowadays is likely to be familiar with the idea that comedy should punch up, not punch down: i.e., that it's okay to make fun of people more powerful than yourself, but …
On , by Lameen Souag الأمين سواق, 861 words