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Re: Please identify the language

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-10-09, 12:36

No problem :)

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Re: Please identify the language

Postby gagaman » 2018-10-31, 21:47

Hi all,

A friend has this bracelet. Now we are wondering which language is the text and what is does it means?

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Re: Please identify the language

Postby linguoboy » 2018-10-31, 22:06

Oh yay, more bad Tibetan!

Most likely an attempt at this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Om_mani_padme_hum.
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Re: Please identify the language

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-10-31, 23:46

Definitely an attempt at that.

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Anyone Know this Language ??

Postby parlamnt » 2018-11-03, 16:54

Hello thank you for looking

I would love to know what language is written on this knife ? Is it a name or a place?

Is it Hawaiian.. Native American.... Alaskan ?????


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0RIx1Zvg3s&feature=youtu.be

I am stumped ........

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Re: Please identify the language

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-11-04, 0:17

I'm pretty sure that's a map of Crete in Greek. (Dunno what the part on the left of the map is, though, although I'm pretty sure that's Greek, too).

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Re: Anyone Know this Language ??

Postby Linguaphile » 2018-11-04, 0:46


Ενθύμιον Κρήτη :?: I'm not sure about the final letter in either word.
"Souvenir of Crete" or "remember Crete" or something like that. I have no idea about the grammar (or even whether the two words form a phrase), but I'm pretty sure that's the gist.

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Re: Please identify the language

Postby gagaman » 2018-11-04, 11:15

linguoboy wrote:Oh yay, more bad Tibetan!

Most likely an attempt at this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Om_mani_padme_hum.

:yep:
Thanks for the information!!

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Re: Anyone Know this Language ??

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-11-05, 8:12

Linguaphile wrote:Ενθύμιον Κρήτη :?: I'm not sure about the final letter in either word.
"Souvenir of Crete" or "remember Crete" or something like that. I have no idea about the grammar (or even whether the two words form a phrase), but I'm pretty sure that's the gist.

Yay, thanks for adding to my guess! :)

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Re: Please identify the language

Postby Widukind » 2018-11-14, 10:19

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Have fun.

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Re: Please identify the language

Postby księżycowy » 2018-11-14, 10:22

Ok, i know right off the bat that it's either a Salishan or Wakashan language. My money is on Salishan. Coville-Okanagan?

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Re: Please identify the language

Postby Widukind » 2018-11-14, 10:25

Nice one. You are correct.

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Re: Please identify the language

Postby IpseDixit » 2018-11-14, 10:36

Widukind wrote:Nice one. You are correct.


This thread is not a game though. It's for people who really are asking other people to identify a language because they don't know it.

In the game section of this forum you can find the game version of this thread.

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Re: Please identify the language

Postby Widukind » 2018-11-14, 10:39

Oh. I’m sorry. I’ll stop right there.

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What is this language

Postby Hegetsu » 2018-11-20, 14:45

Hello,

Do you know what is this language and what does it mean?

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Re: What is this language

Postby Multiturquoise » 2018-11-20, 15:06

Hegetsu wrote:Hello,

Do you know what is this language and what does it mean?


It's Arabic, but I don't know what it means.
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Re: Please identify the language

Postby Car » 2018-11-20, 15:54

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I merged the topic with this already existing one.
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Re: Anyone Know this Language ??

Postby Multiturquoise » 2018-11-20, 16:46

parlamnt wrote:Hello thank you for looking

I would love to know what language is written on this knife ? Is it a name or a place?

Is it Hawaiian.. Native American.... Alaskan ?????


It isn't any American language, but an European language.

Having studied the language, I'm pretty sure it's Greek. The name on the left side is most probably ("Ἐνθύμιον") :?:, and it has the map of the island of "Κρήτη" (Crete).

Edit: I mistook the "νθ" with "λ" and there is no "ni" between the "mi" and the "iota". It's fixed now.
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Re: Please identify the language

Postby Saim » 2018-11-24, 15:26

I can't make head or tails of this. The person who asked thinks it's Arabic, but I'm honestly not sure. My best guess is d-m-r-w-sh-n but I could be wrong.

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Re: Please identify the language

Postby mōdgethanc » 2018-11-27, 11:12

I can't read it either, but it might just be gibberish intended to look like Arabic as a decoration and not say anything.


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