I haven't really
given up on any language, although I'm not actively trying to learn most of the languages I'm interested in. Thankfully, for me language stuff is just a hobby (although the second biggest one at that, only behind making music), so there's no pressure.
Ciarán12 wrote:I think the last wanderlust I had was a brief attempt to learn some Finnish a few months ago, which fell flat on its face about 2 weeks in and I probably won't be back to it.
Did you try to learn formal or informal Finnish?
Ciarán12 wrote:Then there's Ainu - the reason I found this forum years ago - I would love to learn it, but it's just not doable from where I am as far as I can tell. I tried twice to learn it, but you can only get so far and then unless you have people to talk to/teach you, you're kind of screwed.
Every time I have Ainu wanderlust, it shocks me that there's only a literal handful of native speakers left. Same thing with Haida, although I just checked on Wikipedia and it says there are 50 speakers left; IIRC it used to say 5 or something?
Yeah, I guess you could call Vijay exotic.
vijayjohn wrote: księżycowy wrote:
In fact, after all the years I've been exposing myself to different languages and such, I wonder what I would
Papuan languages? Nilo-Saharan languages? Oirata, Fataluku, Teiwa, Alor, Dinka, Koyra Chiini?
Hadza, Yuchi, Kusunda, Rotokas, Archi, Seri?